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Renderosity

daverennerdaverenner Posts: 133Member
Does anyone know if its legal to build a set using objects from renderosity and use it in a game?

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  • quantumsheepquantumsheep Posts: 8,188Member
    I think it is - any 2D images you create are your copyright.

    Hope that helps,

    QS :D

    Dr. Sam Beckett never returned home...
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  • xyloFUNxyloFUN Posts: 1,593Member
    daverenner said:
    Does anyone know if its legal to build a set using objects from renderosity and use it in a game?

    Do you mean "free" objects or paid for content?
    IF you are buying stuff, you should state where you are planning on using the content. If the seller has issues with that, than s/he'll tell you right up front.
    Also, while buying gfx content is OK, please know that should someone recreate your game or a modified version, that you have no exclusive claim on the look of the game.
    For example: Say someone downloads one of my instruments and de-compiles the app resulting in gaining access to the images ...
    I have the original 3D model and thus, can prove that I created the render as no one would be able to reproduce my work exactly as it is.

    Sorting copyright issues based on bought artwork is probably very hard ...

    If at all possible, find someone who can "copy" existing artwork but with her/his own touch and then use that instead. You'll sleep better if you do :)

    p.s. are you in the US and if yes, in North Dakota?
  • daverennerdaverenner Posts: 133Member
    I was going to "build" things and scenes using various skins and stuff using models/textures that i would buy.
  • quantumsheepquantumsheep Posts: 8,188Member
    daverenner said:
    I was going to "build" things and scenes using various skins and stuff using models/textures that i would buy.

    This should be fine. I think that you can't use the actual 3D models in a 3D game, for example, without getting a licence. However, producing 2D images from a 3D Model should be fine.

    Hope that helps,

    QS :D

    Dr. Sam Beckett never returned home...
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/Quantum_Sheep
    Web: http://www.quantum-sheep.com

  • daverennerdaverenner Posts: 133Member
    What does this mean?
    Would i be safe putting this in a game since i rendered it?

    By Purchasing this item you have agreed that...

    You will not redistribute or sell anything in this package of "goods".

    You do not own this item, the original artist / author / owner retains all rights,
    but you, the buyer, have purchased the right to use this item commercially or personally for "Artistic and Non Artistic Purposes".

    You own any rendered works derived from this package with EXCEPTION of, but not limited to,...
    Any rendered image that means to reproduce or replicate the original texture source file.

    You will not store this package of goods, or any item contained within, online, or offline, where as any other person(s) may obtain use.

    You agree not to backwards engineer a "similar to the eye" item from this
    package of goods to produce a product to be sold OR given away.

    You cannot claim you made anything in this package of goods.
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