As long as you don’t make it freely available online to everyone (some of the PDFs get watermarked with the name of the buyer, so they can. In that case I’d give it a pass. Has anyone made any experiences with this? If the DriveThruRPG watermark shows on the prints, are there other. When I first started buying books on RPGNow, there were no watermarks. Suddenly, within the past few years, every book suddenly has.

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They same people also spend great amounts of money on RPG books. I log on and download things from 3 different personal computers, so I’m pretty sure there’s nothing stopping you from having people log in separately or just emailing the PDF to everyone else after buying it. Since all art and tech is in part based on what came before such long terms cannot serve the cause of innovation.

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Specially as he is probably the one who has made the pdf. Unfortunately, I’m talking about the Fate of the Norns: Dingo how do batch process it? Dingo 1 7 Originally Posted ddrivethrurpg maddman The book is so absurdly priced that it’s not drivethdurpg, and even the PDF version is 30 freakin’ dollars. By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service. It probably technically does violate the terms of service to pass them around, but you’re supporting the writers, unlike if you did just pirate them.

Do not submit drivetrurpg game content unless the game is based on a tabletop RPG property and is newsworthy. I recall the idea as well, but haven’t drivethgurpg mention of it in quite a while IIRC, it was a 5 time dl thing unless you contact us to reset it, likely to avoid rampant piracy.

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He doesn’t want to be a pirate, so I let him know he’d be a pirate. Alexander Garden It doesn’t work, TypeError: Become a Redditor and subscribe to one of thousands of communities. Hell has frozen over.

Like I said, stupidest idea. That’s “only” 87 dollars, priced down from the “regular” dollar cost. Yeah but, making a copy of a physical book costs money. Ragnarok, and we’ve found that character creation when a PC dies requires the GM to either meet with the players between games drivethrurpt is impractical for us, since we’re all pretty busy or answer tons of questions drivethrrupg archetypes and abilities through Facebook messages, which is also time consuming and difficult.

Comments deemed abusive may be removed by moderators. Unless they share the account among friends because they want to avoid buying a 30 dollar PDF per person. A big theory is that copyright law was brought in because the cost of for example, creating a book or a machine from scratch was an exact art, and ofcourse it took alot of time to reproduce these, and so therefor it was put in place that if someone was reproducing these, it’d be at a cost, and therefor most likely there to make a profit.


Because it has attracted low-quality or spam answers that had to be removed, posting an answer now requires 10 reputation on this site the association bonus does not count. If there isn’t, then to be honest, you can pretty much use it how you like.

These days, it seems to be the other way around. Because of this, we are considering setting up a joint account on DrivethruRPG.

You can make all the copies you want ignoring the reverse engineering provisions of the DMCAyou just can’t transfer a copy unless you transfer all copies.

I definitely don’t want to violate any copyright laws. Well, you’re entitled to your opinion about sharing books with players. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. A question about DrivethruRPG self. Though, to be fair, it’s been a while since I bought a book there that wasn’t free or kickstarter free.

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If there is and it forbids the kind of use you’re describing, then you have to choose to either be legit, or ignore the rules and handle the consequences if they arise. I better get back to moving. Super User works best with JavaScript enabled.

That’s a price of a hardcopy book for some excellent RPGs! It’s a different, and definitely more expensive game.

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And apparently, that 30 dollar price is half the “regular” suggested price for the PDF which is marked at 60 dollars on that site. Reset Fields Log in. It isn’t the same as music – I don’t want to read books on my computer. Saturday, 26th March, On the license bit, the right of first sale doctrine almost certainly trumps any contract law. First, let me say that my post above was not meant to endorse copyright law as it exists, nor the principles underlying the concept.

Does anyone know how to modify this solution to get rid of a link watermark? Originally Posted by reanjr. The character creation process could be done before games, if only on days where we aren’t particularly pressed for time, but my players are very picky about which powers they’re getting for their characters watfrmark enjoy researching it at home when possible.

All you do is make the people who are actually giving you money angry, and teaching them to download the book first and xrivethrurpg it on gdrive or something.