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Can you patent moral choices? Some guy tried

Fable II, Fallout 3 and even Grand Theft Auto IV have toyed with the idea of moral choices and branching paths that have an affect on the game world. It would seem, however, that nobody thought to claim sole rights to the idea, and if this patent application is approved, future games may owe Elliot McGucken a hefty stipend.

McGucken has filed a patent for a "system and method for creating exalted videogames and virtual realities wherein ideas have consequences." The patent includes all manner of ridiculous flowcharts providing examples of McGucken's idea.

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