[Precis Intermedia] Another System for Open License

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[Precis Intermedia] Another System for Open License

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MasterBook ShatterZone Mailinglist wrote:MasterWorld is the trademark for royalty-free publications for MasterBook when used with its Open Supplement License. This means that you can produce your own material for MasterBook, including optional rules, creatures, powers, and world books.

http://www.pigames.net/collaborative/in ... d&page=429

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Re: [Precis Intermedia] Another System for Open License

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Looks interesting at first glance, but closer reading reveals that they can withdraw the licence at any time with them being the sole arbiters of taste. Also, nothing gets the licence unless and until it has been reviewed by one of their staff first (and even then they can revoke the licence afterwards0.

It's a licence, but it's not an open licence.
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