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All Mixed Up: Scrabulous and the Realpolitik of IP

Wednesday, January 30th, 2008

In 2005, two brothers in Kolkata, India launched Scrabulous, an online implementation of the board game Scrabble. With a few thousand regular players, it wasn’t about to replace World of Warcraft in the annals of online gaming. But in 2007, they took the suggestion of a regular ...