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if i were to add a music player to my racing video game that is connected directly to the official site like for example adding spotify support or yt so the players can listen to music they want, would I have to pay for some license to do such a thing?
My son has recently been playing on some minecraft pvp servers, he seems pretty decent at it, he can use several of the "good player" clicking methods like jitter and butterfly, recently these servers have asked my child to download a program called anydesk and give the server mods full... Read more »
I have concerns over what degree of personal ownership I would have over a company and if it would effect how flexible i can be, I don't know how taxes would work if I successfully sold the product as myself vs a business. I am also concerned there could be liability risk without one, being... Read more »
answered on May 22, 2023
Properly forming and maintaining a business entity has great advantages. Protecting your personal assets is one. It's hard to determine your current situation. Is this a solo endeavor or are others involved? Will funding from other sources be needed to market the game? What exactly do you mean... Read more »
Hi, I'm planning to develop a new named game with 60 no. of cards and different features of figures and images that are similar to how the 'Dobble' or 'Spot It' game is played and planning to distribute as an educational toy within my village in Sri Lanka, am I legally... Read more »
I have been trying to contact Blizzard Entertainment for almost a year to query a point of their legal FAQ page. In short, I wish to create fan writing using characters from their IP. This would be in blog format, non monetised, with disclaimers to state I am not endorsed by or affiliated with... Read more »
answered on May 24, 2023
Copyright infringement doesn't technically require that an infringing work of art is published for profit, just that it is published. The concept of fair use sometimes applies when a character has only been portrayed in one medium and the fan art portrays the character in another medium. But... Read more »
I WON'T be distributing any of the copyrighted assets. What I mean is that WHEN (and ONLY THEN) the user has LEGALLY PURCHASED GAME X (digitally or otherwise) he can use my project that will READ/USE the assets (images, sounds etc.) and present them in a "game mechanic manner" to the... Read more »
To give a little background, a game established a store to purchase various items for said game. Said game is based out of Brazil. For the last 8 months they charged US players at the currency exchange rate that was processed by PayPal. Now they have adjusted the prices (more than doubled them;... Read more »
How should I go forward with this? There's people listening.
you have to do insenuating that you do something outside of the law.
Would follow their instructions?
A. Yes it isn’t illegal
B. No, I believe in integrity
C. As long as the law is okay with it
D. Why not?
I, an individual (not a company), would like to livestream a video game tournament where all players are controlled by the computer and give viewers the opportunity to predict the outcomes of both the tournament as well as the matches. The viewer with the most points at the end of the tournament... Read more »
$2,000 for tolls
$10,000 for fees
answered on May 2, 2023
You are going to need a PA bankruptcy attorney to file for Bankruptcy if you are qualified to do so. Your chances of getting a casino license seem to be highly unlikely. How are you going to get the capital for a casino, if you cannot even pay off these EZ Pass fines and penalties?
answered on Apr 25, 2023
It may be possible to pursue legal action against Mobile Strike if they banned you without explanation of what terms you broke and you spent $20k on their game. However, the success of such a lawsuit would depend on several factors, including the terms of service that you agreed to when signing up... Read more »
My game is nothing like Rolemaster, different system, different theme (Indiana jones inspired while role is fantasy). However I plan on releasing other games with the "-Master" suffix such as "Myth Master," but the publisher also had a "Space Master" at one time and is... Read more »
answered on May 2, 2023
It's difficult to determine whether there is potential for a lawsuit without more information. Generally, the key question in cases involving trademarks is whether there is a likelihood of confusion between the marks. This analysis involves considering a number of factors, such as the... Read more »
I was told I would be paid a commission fee and a percentage of revenue. I only received the commission and was told I would not get my percentage. The exact role I had was the lead animator. I took the animations from one program and edited them before importing them into the game engine. In... Read more »
answered on Apr 16, 2023
As the creator of the animations, you are likely the owner of the copyright in those animations, regardless of whether they were created using another program or were edited from existing animations. However, the exact terms of your agreement with the game developer may affect your rights in the... Read more »
When I tried to redeem it, they refused to give it to me. I have pictures on my phone that shows I was offered. That was the only reason why I decided to come I believe it was deceitful, and it was a ploy just to get me into the casino to spend my money, isn’t that illegal? And can I sue?
answered on Apr 14, 2023
It is possible to pursue legal action against the casino if they misled you with a false offer of FreePlay and reimbursement for travel. If you have evidence in the form of pictures on your phone, that could strengthen your case. It is important to consult with a lawyer who specializes in consumer... Read more »
Users create and share fictional legal documents with federal symbols and names or even use such symbols in forged documents on their stream and games. It's done frequently (i.e. by role playing communities) and for realism reasons no notice is given about it being fictional.
As this... Read more »
answered on Apr 10, 2023
Generally, you are not allowed to use intellectual property (copyright, trademark, etc.) that belongs to someone else, including the government, without permission. There are some exceptions to the general rule, but they really only apply to a few pretty specific circumstances. Any time that you... Read more »
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