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Ambitious 25-year-old amateur developer Robert Pelloni has had his frustration with Nintendo widely publicized over the last few days.

The man, who claims to have spent over 15,000 hours making a 16-bit-style top-down role-playing game, has locked himself in his room in a 100-day protest. He hopes to publicize Nintendo's apparent disinterest in selling him an official DS development kit. He needs the kit to finish the game and sell it officially.

As a result, development on his creation, "Bob's Game" is stalled. A webcam now chronicles his voluntary confinement. His website begs for action from Nintendo, calling out Nintendo of America president, Reggie Fils-Aime, by name.

Compounding Pelloni's problem may be his timing. Read More...

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