OpenTTD for Apple Devices sign now

Hello from ZodTTD,

What do we want?
We want to see OpenTTD on Apple's App Store. Sign the petition here, and/or send a donation here: http://openttd.chipin.com/openttd-for-ipad-and-iphone

Wasn't OpenTTD already on the App Store?
I, ZodTTD, recently ported OpenTTD 1.0.0 to both the Apple iPhone/iPod Touch and the iPad. Both were submitted to Apple's App Store. Both were pulled from the App Store by Rubidium of the OpenTTD Team.

Why was it pulled?
In short - for no good reason.
OpenTTD is an open source (GPL) application. They filed a complaint to Apple that said I infringed on their rights. How I did so is still somewhat of a mystery.
The OpenTTD team never contacted me before sending the pull notifcation, but I did get in contact with them once Apple alerted me, via IRC (internet relay chat) in their channel the entire time. I was told the OpenTTD Team never ran the build's on the device.
I was already in compliance as I have the license available and displayed in the splash and the entire source code for the project was linked to on the product page in iTunes and available on my public GitHub source repository.

How will signing a petition or a donation help?
Let's show the OpenTTD team it's time to care about supporting the "open" part of OpenTTD and allow for Apple development. No matter how much the donation amount, it shows the OpenTTD team how much you really care to see this get done! Can't donate? Be sure to sign this petition!

What do I get if this changes Rubidium of OpenTTD team's mind?
The development is already done by ZodTTD. With a simple email to Apple, Rubidium can have OpenTTD up on the Apple App Store for the iPhone & iPad within a couple of hours.
A MacOS X version of OpenTTD can easily follow.

We just need the support of the OpenTTD team - Rubidium specifically.

To start things off, I donated $100.

Thanks,
ZodTTD
[email protected]

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Latest Signatures

  • 15 January 2016600. Brian Navarro
    I support this petition
  • 12 January 2016599. Intaqabe A
    I request to allow them apple store for iPhone and ipad
  • 08 January 2016598. Magnus S
    TTD on iPad would be great!
  • 05 January 2016597. Pat Walker
    FAST! BRING BACK!
  • 21 December 2015596. Michael H
    this is very awesome
  • 13 December 2015595. Chris Sexton
    Depressing, complied, free, and shot down. :(
  • 04 December 2015594. Dick V
    I support this petition
  • 03 December 2015593. Emily Aguilar
    I support this petition
  • 30 November 2015592. Michael H
    nada cabron
  • 24 November 2015591. Philip L
    I support this petition
  • 15 November 2015590. Landon J
    I want open ttd and if i don't get it rawr hulk smash
  • 28 October 2015589. Alexis Singleton
    I support this petition
  • 26 October 2015588. Huw R
    I had transport tycoon deluxe for my birthday in 1996. It soon after became my favourite game. Please allow us to continue to play on all devices under the sun br it linux windows android iphone or blackberry!
  • 26 October 2015587. Ben V
    I support this petition
  • 18 October 2015586. David T
    I support this petition
  • 10 October 2015585. Antoine Murillo
    I support this petition
  • 05 October 2015584. Jeroen B
    I support this petition
  • 03 October 2015583. Christoffer S
    Plz make OpenTTD available on the App Store again! This is the greatest game from my childhood and I would really enjoy playing it on the Iphone!
  • 03 October 2015582. Ritchie F
    I support this petition
  • 02 October 2015581. Roxahris Valentine
    I think that, considering all the other ports of open-source projects to the iPhone, there is no reason for this not to exist - especially with a willing developer.
  • 26 September 2015580. Dane H
    Iphone user
  • 24 September 2015579. Bart S
    I support this petition
  • 23 September 2015578. Phil B
    Shocking that it's been pulled from App Store
  • 16 September 2015577. Emanuele Charles
    please support Open Source
  • 14 September 2015576. Daniel B
    I support this petition
  • 08 September 2015575. Anon Bryant
    I agree
  • 30 August 2015574. Tim Wells
    I support this petition

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