[Runequest] Legal Status of RuneQuest SRD

Peter Brink peter.brink at brinkdata.se
Sun May 29 23:31:04 EST 2011


Vile skrev 2011-05-29 12:41:
> The plot thickens. I note that none of the documents under the MRQ1 SRD have
> this little line, which is to be found on all WotC SRD documents:
>
> "This material is Open Game Content, and is licensed for public use under
> the terms of the Open Game License v1.0a."
>
> Check them out.
>
> (http://www.mongoosepublishing.com/home/detail.php?qsID=1180)
> (http://www.mongoosepublishing.com/rpg/detail.php?qsID=1184&qsSeries=67)
> (http://www.mongoosepublishing.com/rpg/detail.php?qsID=1183&qsSeries=67)
>
> I believe I am about to step sharply away from OGL RQ at this point.

That's your choice but I wouldn't worry that much. The zip-file contains 
an OGL license file which in turn contains an copyright notice covering 
the MRQ SRD. It would not if not the SRD wasn't covered by the terms of 
the license.

/Peter



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