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3 *Version 1.0a*
5 The following text is the property of Wizards of the Coast, Inc. and is
6 Copyright 2000 Wizards of the Coast, Inc ("Wizards"). All Rights Reserved.
8 1. Definitions: (a)"Contributors" means the copyright and/or trademark
9 owners who have contributed Open Game Content; (b)"Derivative Material"
10 means copyrighted material including derivative works and translations
11 (including into other computer languages), potation, modification,
12 correction, addition, extension, upgrade, improvement, compilation,
13 abridgment or other form in which an existing work may be recast,
14 transformed or adapted; (c) "Distribute" means to reproduce, license,
15 rent, lease, sell, broadcast, publicly display, transmit or otherwise
16 distribute; (d)"Open Game Content" means the game mechanic and includes
17 the methods, procedures, processes and routines to the extent such
18 content does not embody the Product Identity and is an enhancement over
19 the prior art and any additional content clearly identified as Open Game
20 Content by the Contributor, and means any work covered by this License,
21 including translations and derivative works under copyright law, but
22 specifically excludes Product Identity. (e) "Product Identity" means
23 product and product line names, logos and identifying marks including
24 trade dress; artifacts; creatures characters; stories, storylines,
25 plots, thematic elements, dialogue, incidents, language, artwork,
26 symbols, designs, depictions, likenesses, formats, poses, concepts,
27 themes and graphic, photographic and other visual or audio
28 representations; names and descriptions of characters, spells,
29 enchantments, personalities, teams, personas, likenesses and special
30 abilities; places, locations, environments, creatures, equipment,
31 magical or supernatural abilities or effects, logos, symbols, or graphic
32 designs; and any other trademark or registered trademark clearly
33 identified as Product identity by the owner of the Product Identity, and
34 which specifically excludes the Open Game Content; (f) "Trademark" means
35 the logos, names, mark, sign, motto, designs that are used by a
36 Contributor to identify itself or its products or the associated
37 products contributed to the Open Game License by the Contributor (g)
38 "Use", "Used" or "Using" means to use, Distribute, copy, edit, format,
39 modify, translate and otherwise create Derivative Material of Open Game
40 Content. (h) "You" or "Your" means the licensee in terms of this agreement.
42 2. The License: This License applies to any Open Game Content that
43 contains a notice indicating that the Open Game Content may only be Used
44 under and in terms of this License. You must affix such a notice to any
45 Open Game Content that you Use. No terms may be added to or subtracted
46 from this License except as described by the License itself. No other
47 terms or conditions may be applied to any Open Game Content distributed
48 using this License.
50 3.Offer and Acceptance: By Using the Open Game Content You indicate Your
51 acceptance of the terms of this License.
53 4. Grant and Consideration: In consideration for agreeing to use this
54 License, the Contributors grant You a perpetual, worldwide,
55 royalty-free, non-exclusive license with the exact terms of this License
56 to Use, the Open Game Content.
58 5.Representation of Authority to Contribute: If You are contributing
59 original material as Open Game Content, You represent that Your
60 Contributions are Your original creation and/or You have sufficient
61 rights to grant the rights conveyed by this License.
63 6.Notice of License Copyright: You must update the COPYRIGHT NOTICE
64 portion of this License to include the exact text of the COPYRIGHT
65 NOTICE of any Open Game Content You are copying, modifying or
66 distributing, and You must add the title, the copyright date, and the
67 copyright holder's name to the COPYRIGHT NOTICE of any original Open
68 Game Content you Distribute.
70 7. Use of Product Identity: You agree not to Use any Product Identity,
71 including as an indication as to compatibility, except as expressly
72 licensed in another, independent Agreement with the owner of each
73 element of that Product Identity. You agree not to indicate
74 compatibility or co-adaptability with any Trademark or Registered
75 Trademark in conjunction with a work containing Open Game Content except
76 as expressly licensed in another, independent Agreement with the owner
77 of such Trademark or Registered Trademark. The use of any Product
78 Identity in Open Game Content does not constitute a challenge to the
79 ownership of that Product Identity. The owner of any Product Identity
80 used in Open Game Content shall retain all rights, title and interest in
81 and to that Product Identity.
83 8. Identification: If you distribute Open Game Content You must clearly
84 indicate which portions of the work that you are distributing are Open
85 Game Content.
87 9. Updating the License: Wizards or its designated Agents may publish
88 updated versions of this License. You may use any authorized version of
89 this License to copy, modify and distribute any Open Game Content
90 originally distributed under any version of this License.
92 10 Copy of this License: You MUST include a copy of this License with
93 every copy of the Open Game Content You Distribute.
95 11. Use of Contributor Credits: You may not market or advertise the Open
96 Game Content using the name of any Contributor unless You have written
97 permission from the Contributor to do so.
99 12 Inability to Comply: If it is impossible for You to comply with any
100 of the terms of this License with respect to some or all of the Open
101 Game Content due to statute, judicial order, or governmental regulation
102 then You may not Use any Open Game Material so affected.
104 13 Termination: This License will terminate automatically if You fail to
105 comply with all terms herein and fail to cure such breach within 30 days
106 of becoming aware of the breach. All sublicenses shall survive the
107 termination of this License.
109 14 Reformation: If any provision of this License is held to be
110 unenforceable, such provision shall be reformed only to the extent
111 necessary to make it enforceable.
114 Open Game License v 1.0a Copyright 2000, Wizards of the Coast, Inc.

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