Recently I came across this 2006 Anime Short named CodeHunters: >>> http://goo.gl/3v7kI.
Notice the cel-shaded world; the collection of characters (from the elemental-controlling enchantress to the melee berserker and the katana-yielding hunter); their bravado and cool moves. Notice the post-apocalyptic/western atmosphere; the us-against-the-corrupt-establisment-and-t
Nowhere did I find any credit or even mention of the creators of this brilliant short in Borderlands.
To be influenced by someone else's ideas or vision is inescapable.
To make outright use of them and give absolutely no credit, however, is blatant PLAGIARISM.