Fudge Legal Notices

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i. Legal Notice

FUDGE — Freeform Universal Do-it-yourself Gaming Engine

(c) Copyright 1992-1995 Steffan O'Sullivan. All rights reserved. No part of this work may be reproduced in any form or by any electronic or mechanical means (including without limitation photocopying, recording, or information storage and retrieval), except under a limited, royalty-free license as follows:

1. Copies of all or portions of FUDGE may be made for your own use and for distribution to others, provided that you do not charge any fee for such copies and further provided that each copy contains this Legal Notice in its entirety, whether distributed in print or electronically.
2. You may create derivative works such as additional rules and game scenarios and supplements based on FUDGE, provided that (i) such derivative works are for your own use or for distribution without charge, or for publication in a magazine or other periodical, and (ii) you include at the beginning of each derivative work the following "ABOUT FUDGE" and "DISCLAIMER" paragraphs in their entirety:

FUDGE is a role-playing game written by Steffan O'Sullivan, with extensive input from the Usenet community of rec.games.design. The basic rules of FUDGE are available on the internet via anonymous ftp at ftp.csua.berkeley.edu, and in book form or on disk from Grey Ghost Games, P.O. Box 838, Randolph, MA 02368. They may be used with any gaming genre. While an individual work derived from FUDGE may specify certain attributes and skills, many more are possible with FUDGE. Every Game Master using FUDGE is encouraged to add or ignore any character traits. Anyone who wishes to distribute such material for free may do so — merely include this ABOUT FUDGE notice and disclaimer (complete with FUDGE copyright notice). If you wish to charge a fee for such material, other than as an article in a magazine or other periodical, you must first obtain a royalty-free license from the author of FUDGE, Steffan O'Sullivan, P.O. Box 465, Plymouth, NH 03264.

___ You must include at the beginning of each derivative work the following disclaimer, completed with your name, in its entirety.

The following materials based on FUDGE, entitled [your title], are created by [your name] and made available by [name], and are not authorized or endorsed in any way by Steffan O'Sullivan or any publisher of other FUDGE materials. Neither Steffan O'Sullivan or any publisher of other FUDGE material is in any way responsible for the content of these materials. Original FUDGE materials (c) Copyright 1992-1995 Steffan O'Sullivan, All Rights Reserved.

3. If you wish to distribute copies of all or portions of FUDGE or derivative works based on FUDGE for a fee or charge, other than in a magazine or other periodical, you must first obtain written permission from:

Steffan O'Sullivan
P.O. Box 465
Plymouth, NH 03264

Version: December 7, 1993


Legal Notice

FUDGE is copyright 1992, 1993 by Steffan O'Sullivan. It may be freely copied and distributed by any means desired. This legal notice must be included with each copy of FUDGE. No charge may be made for FUDGE beyond a maximum $6 (US) fee for materials and shipping, without written permission from the author. Please note that permission to copy only applies to the actual FUDGE rules: any background or adventure material included with the rules may *not* be copied unless specifically permitted.

A publisher who wishes to include FUDGE in a book of copyrighted source material or adventures may do so, provided the following conditions are met:

The publisher's copyrighted material must be longer than the amount of FUDGE material included.
This legal notice and at least Chapter 1 of FUDGE (Overview) must be included.
The words in this legal notice and those in Chapter 1 of FUDGE may not be changed in any way.
There can be no extra charge for including FUDGE in the book.

FUDGE was first published in 1992 on the Internet, and was written by Steffan O'Sullivan (ude.htuomylp.zo|sos#ude.htuomylp.zo|sos) with an extensive amount of high-quality input from Andy Skinner. Other valued contributors include Martin Bergendahl, Thomas Brettinger, Robert Bridson, Travis Casey, Paul Jason Clegg, Peter F. Delaney, Jay Doane, Ann Dupuis, Paul Dupuis, Brian Edmonds, Shawn Garbett, Ed Heil, Richard Hough, Bernard Hsiung, John H. Kim, Pete Lindsay, Bruce Onder, Christian Otkjaer, Bill Seurer, Larry Smith, Stephan Szabo, John Troyer, Corran Webster, and others on rec.games.design on the Internet.

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