Solo developer Stephen Ddungu believes Disney and Marvel probably copied his indie recreation for an eye catching battle sequence within the latest Physician Unusual within the Multiverse of Insanity.
Ddungu has been chronicling his work on music-based JRPG Sword of Symphony by way of Tiktok, the place footage of the sport’s fight system has notched up hundreds of thousands of views (thanks, Kotaku).
His recreation lets you conjur glowing musical notes in mid-air and ship them flinging in the direction of an enemy. In case you’ve seen the brand new Physician Unusual, you may probably recognise that description – since a brief sequence within the movie sees Benedict Cumberbatch doing simply that.
On Tiktok, followers of Ddungu’s work highlighted the similarities between the 2 and instructed Disney had seen the sport in improvement.
Certainly, the timing seems to work out. Varied sources who labored on Physician Unusual within the Multiversus of Insanity have indicated the battle sequence was solely added late final 12 months, as a part of the movie’s reportedly in depth reshoots.
Bro I feel Dr. Unusual jacked your concept 😂
— Samurai Shadow (@SamuraiShadow2) May 13, 2022
“Primarily based on a large number of main sources that assist the notion they did, I might say it is ‘extremely possible’ and I would not be shocked if it was true,” Ddungu instructed Kotaku.
“All of the sources (which quote the individuals who made the movie immediately) strongly indicate the scene wasn’t within the movie’s authentic script and that it was a last-minute transfer executed at the least three months after Sword of Symphony went viral and acquired reward for its idea. So when everybody’s telling me they ripped off my work, after scrutinising the encompassing proof, I can perceive why individuals have that view.”
Disney has been contacted for remark.