Frylock

Attorney & musician, a lover & a fighter, and Language Nazi. <-- I expect a call from the FBI. https://gsllc.wordpress.com/

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  • Frylock
    Part 3 of my three part series of articles on #copyright and #RPG gaming goes up tomorrow morning at 11 am. The topic will be the #OGL. The link will be https://gsllc.wordpress.com/2019/08/26/part3ogl/ (currently a dead link). #DnD
    Aug 25 '19
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    This is the first of three posts I've authored. Some of you won't like it, and it will leave you with many unanswered questions. The answers are coming. https://gsllc.wordpress.com/2019/08/12/part1statblocks/
    Part 1: Copyrightability of #RPG Stat Blocks #DnD #copyright #iplaw &amp;#8211; Frylock&amp;#039;s Gaming &amp;amp; Geekery
    Part 1: Copyrightability of #RPG Stat Blocks #DnD #copyright #iplaw &#8211; Frylock&#039;s Gaming &amp; Geekery
    I received an email from Wizards of the Coast (“WotC”) demanding that I take down my one-stop stat blocks. Unsurprisingly, the email didn’t provide an actual argument, but it raises some important issues as to what’s copyrightable and what isn’t. WotC has a history of taking advantage of gamers’ ignorance of contract and intellectual property&hellip;
    Aug 12 '19
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    hairylarry
    Aug 12 '19
    I read through this article and it matches my understanding of copyright. You did go into considerable more detail than I have read before and I learned a lot.
    Frylock
    Aug 12 '19
    It gets better. :-) Two more articles to go.
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    Frylock commented on hairylarry's status
    Thanks for the copyright articles. This stuff is a bit more dense than most of our content but I am very interested in it and I don't mind digging in.
    Frylock
    Aug 12 '19
    I know it's a bit heavy-handed, but it's certainly gaming-related, and it affects ordinary gamers wanting to blog, write, etc., not just other gaming companies. I hope you enjoy them.
    hairylarry
    Aug 12 '19
    I publish music too. Almost all of my albums are all original material or public domain. Still, you have to learn about copyrights. I am glad to see we are finally getting some songs entering the public domain again. The almost 100 years still under copyright encompasses almost the entire history of blues and jazz.I publish music too. Almost all of my albums are all original material or public domain. Still, you have to learn about copyrights. I am glad to see we are finally getting some songs entering the publ...See more
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  • Frylock
    I'm just curious if any of you are in the Washington, DC area.
    Aug 1 '19
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    hairylarry
    Aug 1 '19
    I'm in Arkansas. Just an hour from Memphis.
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