Licenses at G4M

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

Texts and other content

The Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 License is most common, but bear in mind that this applies to text. Other media, from platforms like Flickr, YouTube, Soundcloud etc. is included according to individual licensing (mentioned most often at the bottom of the text) or by the terms of the external platform.

Glossary is the safe area to take advantage of a CC license (it shouldn't be altered). In articles and book reviews notice that you may find longer quotations, these are under fair use and cannot be treated as openly licensed. The Games Library section calls for a special attention of all those wishing to re-use the work. The situation there is very diverse, as game creators individually decide what to allow and sometimes there is just an agreement made personally with the author. You also need to check the editing history to make sure that a re-use information was not removed as a result of vandalism.

Games and permissions

We will thoroughly attribute all rulesets and even ideas, 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. For more on this theme check:
Subject Matter of Copyright (U.S. legal code fragment)
About Plagiarism (article regarding board games more generally)


Mark for clarification

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