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Old 04-25-2007, 05:14 PM   #1
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Hi guys,

I am wondering if you could help me out. I am going to try and make a webpage about Super Nintendo RPGs. I am going to try and show Buddhist Influences in the storylines of these video games and I intend to take screenshots with an emulator. I would call it the Final Fantasy Sutra or something, but would this be copyright infringement? Is it okay to post screencaps and storylines from these video games if we give credit?

Thanks,

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Old 04-25-2007, 05:48 PM   #2
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I don't know for sure but as long as you aren't trying to sell anything that has the screenshots or whatever on it, you should be fine.

At the absolute worst, you could potentially get a nasty email from the company but that would be it.
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Old 04-25-2007, 07:50 PM   #3
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May not be legal by the letter of the law, but any company that would pursue you over that is retarded. I think most are appreciative for the publicity from any and all fan sites not distributing the romz.

Knock yourself out.
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Old 04-27-2007, 07:59 AM   #4
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> May not be legal by the letter of the law, but any company
IANAL, but...
It's perfectly legal in the US, at least, see http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/ht...7----000-.html

That doesn't mean corporations won't go after you or send you threatening letters if you write something they don't like, but they shouldn't have a case.
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Old 04-27-2007, 09:25 PM   #5
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> I am going to try and show Buddhist Influences in the storylines of
> these video games and I intend to take screenshots with an
> emulator. I would call it the Final Fantasy Sutra or
> something, but would this be copyright infringement? Is it
> okay to post screencaps and storylines from these video games if we give credit?

Sounds like an interesting project. give us a link when you've got something up.
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Old 04-28-2007, 04:57 AM   #6
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> Sounds like an interesting project. give us a link when
> you've got something up.
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Sure, thanks for the help everyone. Looks like I'll get started on it afterall.<img src=smilies/thumb.gif>
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