I'm with Ryan. I have serious, serious concern about the legality of OSRIC.
I'll summarize as follows: I found out about it when someone emailed me: "Is this legal?" and sent me the link. I emailed back: "I wouldnt touch that with a 10' pole." Clark --- Ryan Dancey <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > Re:OSRIC > > Their license page is simply incorrect in many of > its assertations. > > To the extent that the charts of ability scores do > not represent a > non-linear mathmatical function (i.e., the figures > are arbitrarily made up > by the original writer) they're protected by > copyright and can't be reused > without permission. > > To the extent that the class & racial limitations > and individual power > descriptions and level dependent abilities and game > modifiers match those of > AD&D (any edition) and are not the result of a > simple linear mathematical > function, those templates represent selection, > arrangement and presentation > copyrights inherent in AD&D and suffer the same > limitations. > > Spell names which are not OGC but are in AD&D and > are "not obvious" (i.e. > they contain some creative element) are copyright by > WotC. > > The 'to hit' charts, to the extent that they > represent non-linear functions, > are protected by WotC copyright. > > In summary: I wouldn't touch this without SERIOUS > work to ensure everything > I used was actually OGC. > > Ryan > > _______________________________________________ > Ogf-l mailing list > Ogfemail@example.com > http://mail.opengamingfoundation.org/mailman/listinfo/ogf-l > __________________________________________________ Do You Yahoo!? Tired of spam? Yahoo! Mail has the best spam protection around http://mail.yahoo.com _______________________________________________ Ogf-l mailing list Ogffirstname.lastname@example.org http://mail.opengamingfoundation.org/mailman/listinfo/ogf-l