Originally Posted by Zeer0id
I think you're using that post in the wrong context. It's an example of how original it is, not how derivative. When you need to pull up a list of a dozen games just to describe something, it's evidence that it's difficult to explain (because it doesn't ape anything specific), not that it's borrowing ideas.
But I don't think is something bad about borrowing ideas, specially when you are actually adjusting it or 'evolving' it to be its own thing.
At least that is the impression I get from Allstars Beta Thread.
Is a rip off, but I don't think is automatically bad as Kamiya kind of implies.