I’ve been lurking a bit, but this just has to be said. Bear in mind that English isn’t my first language.
Please revert the game’s name and continue implementing parts of Jason’s updates. Your game has been the superior of the two for a long time now. Your vision for the game is better.
Most of us know that Jason has been nothing more than a greedy manchild having a tantrum. We can judge that much from his lawyering over ‘reputation’ as an excuse to bottleneck your business. Obviously nothing that happened in China has any bearing to you. He put this game in the public domain to be edited by all for a reason. He could have hired developers and made his own mobile version, but he didn’t because he lacks insight. And now he wants to lash out at others who do have insight, while making the game worse for it.
This name change is nothing more than an attempt to get people redirected to his own game in the confusion of the change and to take the wind out of your sails. I had to expend significant effort even finding the website on google. He is genuinely just being a jealous little man with little ambition. That much is obvious in how hot he got over something insignificant. You were the one who took the means available to you and became more successful than him, and now he is jealous.
You don’t need to respect him when he’s going through such deceitful means to leech from you, because the success of the game on mobile is solely because of you. You wouldn’t have even made the game popular on mobile if he didn’t put the game in the public domain. Jason is just crying because he traded his lemons for milk, but now that sees someone made a successful lemonade stand, he wants lemonade too. So he threw his milk on the floor and is pretending you spilt it with your lemonade.
There is so much you can do to make it clear you’re unaffiliated with him, a name change is the most extreme and worst option. It’s an unnecessary