OPEN GAME LICENSE Version 1.0a
The following text is the property of Wizards of the Coast,
Inc. and is Copyright 2000 Wizards of the Coast, Inc ("Wizards"). All Rights
1. Definitions: (a)"Contributors" means the copyright
and/or trademark owners who have contributed Open Game Content; (b)"Derivative
Material" means copyrighted material including derivative works and translations
(including into other computer languages), potation, modification, correction,
addition, extension, upgrade, improvement, compilation, abridgment or other form
in which an existing work may be recast, transformed or adapted; (c)
"Distribute" means to reproduce, license, rent, lease, sell, broadcast, publicly
display, transmit or otherwise distribute; (d)"Open Game Content" means the game
mechanic and includes the methods, procedures, processes and routines to the
extent such content does not embody the Product Identity and is an enhancement
over the prior art and any additional content clearly identified as Open Game
Content by the Contributor, and means any work covered by this License,
including translations and derivative works under copyright law, but
specifically excludes Product Identity. (e) "Product Identity" means product and
product line names, logos and identifying marks including trade dress;
artifacts; creatures characters; stories, storylines, plots, thematic elements,
dialogue, incidents, language, artwork, symbols, designs, depictions,
likenesses, formats, poses, concepts, themes and graphic, photographic and other
visual or audio representations; names and descriptions of characters, spells,
enchantments, personalities, teams, personas, likenesses and special abilities;
places, locations, environments, creatures, equipment, magical or supernatural
abilities or effects, logos, symbols, or graphic designs; and any other
trademark or registered trademark clearly identified as Product identity by the
owner of the Product Identity, and which specifically excludes the Open Game
Content; (f) "Trademark" means the logos, names, mark, sign, motto, designs that
are used by a Contributor to identify itself or its products or the associated
products contributed to the Open Game License by the Contributor (g) "Use",
"Used" or "Using" means to use, Distribute, copy, edit, format, modify,
translate and otherwise create Derivative Material of Open Game Content. (h)
"You" or "Your" means the licensee in terms of this agreement.
2. The License: This License applies to any Open Game
Content that contains a notice indicating that the Open Game Content may only be
Used under and in terms of this License. You must affix such a notice to any
Open Game Content that you Use. No terms may be added to or subtracted from this
License except as described by the License itself. No other terms or conditions
may be applied to any Open Game Content distributed using this License.
3.Offer and Acceptance: By Using the Open Game Content You
indicate Your acceptance of the terms of this License.
4. Grant and Consideration: In consideration for agreeing
to use this License, the Contributors grant You a perpetual, worldwide,
royalty-free, non-exclusive license with the exact terms of this License to Use,
the Open Game Content.
5.Representation of Authority to Contribute: If You are
contributing original material as Open Game Content, You represent that Your
Contributions are Your original creation and/or You have sufficient rights to
grant the rights conveyed by this License.
6.Notice of License Copyright: You must update the
COPYRIGHT NOTICE portion of this License to include the exact text of the
COPYRIGHT NOTICE of any Open Game Content You are copying, modifying or
distributing, and You must add the title, the copyright date, and the copyright
holder's name to the COPYRIGHT NOTICE of any original Open Game Content you
7. Use of Product Identity: You agree not to Use any
Product Identity, including as an indication as to compatibility, except as
expressly licensed in another, independent Agreement with the owner of each
element of that Product Identity. You agree not to indicate compatibility or
co-adaptability with any Trademark or Registered Trademark in conjunction with a
work containing Open Game Content except as expressly licensed in another,
independent Agreement with the owner of such Trademark or Registered Trademark.
The use of any Product Identity in Open Game Content does not constitute a
challenge to the ownership of that Product Identity. The owner of any Product
Identity used in Open Game Content shall retain all rights, title and interest
in and to that Product Identity.
8. Identification: If you distribute Open Game Content You
must clearly indicate which portions of the work that you are distributing are
Open Game Content.
9. Updating the License: Wizards or its designated Agents
may publish updated versions of this License. You may use any authorized version
of this License to copy, modify and distribute any Open Game Content originally
distributed under any version of this License.
10 Copy of this License: You MUST include a copy of this
License with every copy of the Open Game Content You Distribute.
11. Use of Contributor Credits: You may not market or
advertise the Open Game Content using the name of any Contributor unless You
have written permission from the Contributor to do so.
12 Inability to Comply: If it is impossible for You to
comply with any of the terms of this License with respect to some or all of the
Open Game Content due to statute, judicial order, or governmental regulation
then You may not Use any Open Game Material so affected.
13 Termination: This License will terminate automatically
if You fail to comply with all terms herein and fail to cure such breach within
30 days of becoming aware of the breach. All sublicenses shall survive the
termination of this License.
14 Reformation: If any provision of this License is held to
be unenforceable, such provision shall be reformed only to the extent necessary
to make it enforceable.
15 COPYRIGHT NOTICE
Open Game License v 1.0, Copyright 2000, Wizards of the Coast, Inc.
System Reference Document, Copyright 2000, Wizards of the
Coast, Inc.; Authors Jonathan Tweet, Monte Cook, Skip Williams, based on
original material by E. Gary Gygax and Dave Arneson.
The Book of the Righteous, Copyright 2002, Aaron Loeb.
"The Tree of Life" Site, Copyright 2002, Aaron Loeb
Individual articles may be Copyright to additional authors.
In the case that these articles include OGL material, those copyright notices
will be included in this document.
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License version 3.0. A copy of this License can be found at www.wizards.com/d20.