Re: Profitable sales of free-culture Piecepack (was: Sad ToyVault news)
M. Hale-Evans <marty@...
2011-08-03 05:09:08 GMT
I believe all of the games written by Ron and me are free-licensed,
including contest winners like Kidsprout Jumboree and Relativity, plus
Piecepack Letterbox, Wormholes, Snowman Meltdown, Epic Funhouse, Easy
Slider, and Castle Croquinole. I think there are quite a few others, but
it's hard to easily tell which ones on the main piecepack site listings.
On Tue, Aug 2, 2011 at 9:36 PM, Ben Finney
> Emily Page <emily.page@...> writes:
> > I am constantly in a state of disgusted surprise that this whole
> > system hasn't been properly profited from. :) So... the latest failure
> > is just par for the rolling my eyes course.
> One thing which is needed is freely-licensed game rules. Currently there
> are many game rules published, but very few of them under free licenses.
> Free licenses entail that there are no restrictions on commercial
> redistribution <URL:http://freedomdefined.org/Licenses/NC>. The Creative
> Commons Non-Commercial clause makes a work non-free.
> Free licenses entail that any modification is allowed in any
> redistribution of the work. The FDL (despite its name) places non-free
> restrictions on modification, and the No-Derivatives clause of the
> Creative Commons licenses also makes a work non-free.
> It's unfortunate that Creative Commons includes options for making a