I’m currently working with some lawyers to create a solid case against Trion Worlds for stealing my intellectual property and copyrighted character concepts. If you’re just finding my website based off of a random Google search, or searching for your favorite character class in the latest video game by Trion Worlds, let me give you a little bit of backstory…
Since 1998, the alias “IceSage” has belonged to me. I’ve been known on quite a number of various websites, some of which are still up… Others of which are defunct or a minor community graveyard. For a good portion of the 16 years (from then to now of this posting) I have created numerous comics, games, and I am actively working on an animation called “Deities Requiem,” which stars… You guessed it, “IceSage.”
IceSage is an entity that is both male and female, and neither male nor female. It’s gender fluctuates and varies all the time. In female form, she weilds a Crystal staff, in male form, an Ice Sword. The name “IceSage” has been on the Urban Dictionary for a decade.
My domain name, which has hosted my website and works over the past 11 years, has been on record as being created in 2005.
There is no way a major video game company could have overlooked my character. There is no way a major video game company could create a character that has blue robes, wields a staff, has Ice powers, and in most images I’ve seen of their character, has her hair parted to 1 side.
My character “IceSage” is identical to “Ice Sage” from a game called “Trove” aside from the awkward name split.
My works have been on sites like YouTube and Newgrounds for a decade. My digital art looks a lot like their digital art of the character.
If you’re a lawyer and could assist, feel free to email me at firstname.lastname@example.org – I’m looking for various viewpoints on copyright law.
To all the fans of the game who find this. I’m glad you’re enjoying the game, and I’m glad you enjoy and are creating art for the “Ice Sage” class in the game. It’s very creative. However, be advised that you’re actually re-creating my original work. You’re literally drawing fan art of my character. Not a character from Trove.
Have fun, but keep in mind the true source material from which Trion Worlds has stolen it from.