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 Reserved.
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, modifi cation, 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 identifi ed 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 identifi ed as
Product identity by the owner of
the Product Identity, and which
specifi cally 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 affi x 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
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 Distribute.
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
10 Copy of this License: You
MUST include a copy of this
License with every copy of
the Open Game Content You
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.
"D20 System" and the "D20 System" logo are Trademarks owned by Wizards
of the Coast and are used according to the terms of the D20 System License
version 3.0. A copy of this License can be found at www.wizards.com/d20.