boardgame copyright question

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Crusty McPottydoodle, Nov 15, 2009.

  1. Crusty McPottydoodle

    Crusty McPottydoodle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    There is a game that I want to give to nephew for christmas. Is it a bad thing if I make it for him myself instead of buying it?
     
  2. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    Nah..i think it a great idea! Much more personal, made with love! Good idea!
     
  3. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    Technically it is copyright infringement, but if it is just for him, and you are not trying to sell it, I would do it anyways. Sometimes we have to do what we have to do to save money and still make the holidays fun.
     
  4. Wifezilla

    Wifezilla Positively Ducky

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    Like deb said, unless you try to sell copies, the copyright cops aren't going to bust down your door or anything [​IMG]
     
  5. saddina

    saddina Internally Deranged

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    When I took a class for designing curriculium for children, we often were told to make a game knock-off. For example I made a "candyland style" game for when the kids did a unit on rocks... "diamond mine" Complete with a travelocity gnome knock off for the game pieces (made with sculpty clay).
     
  6. Goose and Fig

    Goose and Fig Grateful Geese

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    I think it would be sooo much better if you made it. How fun!
     
  7. Crusty McPottydoodle

    Crusty McPottydoodle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The game was a total hit! I will post a photo when the recipient returns home from the island get-away (MIL took the photo)
     
  8. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    Oh I am glad it worked out well!!!!
     

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