In a nutshell: Crunchy rules are open for use for any commercial or personal purpose under the OGL License
Fluffy material such as settings, descriptions, and language is open for non-commercial use under the General Creative Commons License (Non-commercial Share Alike)
Art was made by other people I have permission to use it but it's not mine to share.
Maps are generally my own, you may not distribute but you may print copies for your own personal use.
Inquiries about use of materials are encouraged.
All rules here employ the PFRPG system under the Open Game License 1.0a from Wizards of the Coast.
Reference is made in places to WOTC closed content as these rules have in the past been employed in my games. No closed content under copyright from any party besides my own, may be stored on this site. It is the understanding of the administrator that referencing a closed content does not violate the copyright of that material but rather merely advocates that other players purchase source books from WOTC and third party publishers.
If you post rules or content to this site you give implicit consent to the Administrator to duplicate, modify, distribute, or market this material in watever manner I deem appropriate. In most cases, as a courtesy but not an obligation, the Administrator will attempt to a) contact you to inform you that your material is used elsewhere and b) ensure that you are credited for your contribution.
Designation of Product Identity: The following items are hereby identifies as Produce Identity, as defined in the Open Game License version 1.0a, Section 1(e), and are not Open Game Content: All trademarks, registered trademarks, proper names, (deities, etc) dialogue, plots, storylines, locations, characters, artwork, trade dress, and the gnome badger knight prestige class.
Designation of Open Content: Except for material designated as Product Identity (see above) the game mechanics presented on this wiki are Open Game Content, as defined in the Open Game License version 1.0a, Section 1(d), no portion of this work other than the material designated as Open Game Content may be reproduced in any form for commercial purposes without written permission. For personal use individuals may employ the creative commons license, see below.
Specifically the following sections of the site are predominantly open game content save for setting specific terms such as Ludimar or Skyhold.
- Magic Items
- Damage, Death and Dying
- Ability Bonuses
- Critical Hits
- The following Prestige Classes
- The terms "The God-Lich, and Gaia Spirit"
All uses of product identity material (excluding art) are governed by the General Creative Commons License (Non-commercial Share Alike)
Overview of this Creative Commons License
You must attribute any work duplicated, modified, distributed for non-commercial purposes. To do so you must state the name of the primary author of this work "Timothy M. H. Green" and state its source as "http://tuskmountain.wikidot.com/" Do not phrase the attribution so as to imply that I endorse you or your work. I would appreciate if you would contact me if you are using this work particularly for a commercial or public purpose.
All art posted on this site is the intellectual property of the artist and are used, with their written authorization, or under the terms of a separate copyleft license that permits the use. All rights for art and visual materials here posted should be considered reserved unless expressly stated otherwise. If you wish to use art you must secure permission of the original artist, contact the site administrator for more information. Please check info on each image for details about copyright holders.
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Save for OGL materials and PFRPG Compatibility this website does not use trademarks and/or copyrighted material owned by Paizo Publishing, LLC, under Paizo's Community Use Policy. The administrators of this site expressly prohibited members from adding content from Paizo's intellectual property save as permitted by the Open Game License. Any such materials will be removed, incidental presence of these materials in no way indicates we subscribe to the community use policy. For more information about Paizo's Community Use Policy, please visit paizo.com/communityuse. For more information about Paizo Publishing and Paizo products, please visit paizo.com.
This being said I think Paizo is awesome for permitting folks to use their materials for non-commercial purposes I just want to protect my own work (setting, names, art) from intermingling with theirs in case I decide to use materials on this site for a commercial purpose.
Map Art Credit
Maps have been developed with the generous support of numerous artists and cartographers at [ http://rpgmapshare.com] and The Dundjinni User Art forums including:
Eric of Ptolus