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Fanzine Copyright/use language

Hey! I just realized something we haven't figured out yet for the Fanzine. What kind of copyright/use language do we want to put in there? Like, the "Planesacpe © Wizards of the Coast" or w/e kind of stuff. What exactly do we need to say?

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Ah I'll try to hunt down some

Ah I'll try to hunt down some of the language I think we had talked about in previous email convos...

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"Here was the previous

Here was the previous language:

"Any art provided for use on Planewalker.com or it's subsidiary projects (such as The Planewalker Codex) grants us non-exclusive rights to reproduce that image in our magazine, on our forums, and elsewhere on the website and related projects. Each time your art is used we will provide a credit including one hyperlink of your choice be it blog, online gallery, or other webpage.

Since we are officially sanctioned this provides an opportunity to try your hand at images usually classified as product identity and closed content. Illithids (mind flayers) and the Gith races being prime examples.

If You have any questions please contact "

-First question is of course whether we should keep Loki as the email contact?

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Oh, sorry that's not what I

Oh, sorry that's not what I meant. I mean the copyright language that we would include in the fanzine itself, much like how Planewalker says "Planescape, Dungeons & Dragons, their logos, Wizards of the Coast, and the Wizards of the Coast logo are ©2008, Wizards of the Coast, a subsidiary of Hasbro Inc. and used with permission." at the bottoms of the pages.

Do we use the same thing? Should we change 2008 to 2017? Do we need to include "Dungeons & Dragons, their logos" when we aren't strictly speaking using D&D or any logos, just Planescape? Etc?

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Ah - Will have to get input

Ah - Will have to get input from Loki and Clueless and get back to you.

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Hey! Another legal question,

Hey! Another legal question, but this one doesn't really have a "right" answer per se. This is a Planescape magazine, definitely, but do you guys think you'll ever want to include Golarion IP? Do we want to do articles on things like fitting the Golarion pantheon into the Great Wheel or whatnot?

If yes, we should apply for the Paizo Community Use Policy. I can get on that right away if we want it.

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UGH. Another thing I'm not

UGH. Another thing I'm not sure if I'm doing right. We have permission from WotC to use Planescape material, but we need to use the OGL license in order to create Pathfinder crunch. I don't know if we're actually allowed to publish under the OGL license with WotC IP in the zine. o_o;;

3rd Edition Monster Manual had IP in it that was stripped out for OGL. I need to track down a copy of the MM so I can try to figure out exactly what they put in that book legalese-wise so that some creatures are OGL and others (e.g. Slaadi) aren't.

Edit: I think I have this one figured out.

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Headsup - using loki for a

Headsup - using loki for a contact is a good idea, one or the other of us should be able to get back to you quickly, just keep me in the loop. I've been away from the site for a bit mostly b/c of health issues in the last year reducing the number of spoons I have available to do much of anything. (Those are *finally* coming to a conclusion in the last month - yay for responding well to treatment. :P )

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Okay! Sorry to hear about

Okay! Sorry to hear about your health issues, Clueless. Really happy to hear you are responding well to treatment though! <3