Licenses at G4M

At Games for Music we will try to make the contents as open as possible, with respect to rights and preferences of all authors whose work is included.

Texts and other content

The Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 License is default and the most common, it allows anyone to copy and change the content but requires that the derivative work is published with the same license. Bear in mind that this applies to text, other types of content, like media from platforms like Flickr, YouTube, Soundcloud etc. are included according to individual licensing (mentioned most often at the bottom of the text) or by the terms of the external platform.

The text of the Glossary is the safe area to take advantage of a CC license (it shouldn't be altered in this section). In articles and book reviews notice that you may find longer quotations, these are under fair use and cannot be treated as openly licensed. We consider adding a cover of a reviewed work to be fair use.

The Games Library section calls for a special attention of all those wishing to re-use the work. The situation there is diverse, as game creators individually decide what to allow and sometimes the agreement covers only a specific usage. You should also check the editing history (bottom links) to make sure that a re-use information was not removed as a result of vandalism (it happens rarely, records are corrected during 24 hours after the breach). As a minimum, everything is available to play as a print-to-play game.

Games and permissions

We will thoroughly attribute all rulesets and even ideas (less formally protected), but feel encouraged to get to know, how the legal system of your country treats games. Exceptions occur in this matter, and what you are allowed to do with the game outside of the license and fair use liberties vary from country to country. For more on this theme you may check:

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Unless stated otherwise Content of this page is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 License. See licensing details