Angband.oook.cz
Angband.oook.cz
AboutVariantsLadderForumCompetitionComicScreenshotsFunniesLinks

Go Back   Angband Forums > Angband > Development

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old January 17, 2022, 00:09   #1
Sky
Veteran
 
Join Date: Oct 2016
Location: London-ish
Age: 49
Posts: 2,067
Sky is on a distinguished road
this game is stealing tiles, lol

long time no see, yeah yeah.

See here, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kz8ch_3HjEc

go about 11 minutes in, there's two tile images 100% stolen from angband.
I have no idea what the copyright is on those and they are probably stolen from other sources in the first place, but those are absolu-bonka-lutely Angband Shockbolt tiles.
__________________
"i can take this dracolich"
Sky is offline   Reply With Quote
Old January 17, 2022, 08:43   #2
PowerWyrm
Prophet
 
PowerWyrm's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Posts: 2,914
PowerWyrm is on a distinguished road
You buy this from Steam right? Then I suppose he paid for the tiles, because if you look at the copyright file in Angband, then this applies:

Quote:
The Shockbolt Angband 64x64/128x64 tileset is copyright (C) Raymond Gaustadnes 2012. It can be found in the file lib/tiles/shockbolt/64x64.png.

Permission is granted to:

use the tileset with in-development and released versions of Angband
distribute and make copies of the tileset with in-development and released versions of Angband, as long as no fee is charged for it
incorporate tiles designed by the author for variants of Angband and use and distribute them with Angband under the terms above

Permission is not granted to:

modify the tileset without the author’s permission.
incorporate tiles designed for ToME that do not appear in the Angband tileset.
use or distribute the tileset with other games or projects. If you want to use and distribute the tileset with other games or projects, you must obtain explicit permission from the author. Non-commercial games or projects may be granted permission to use them, and if so, use will be allowed as long as the game or project remains non-commercial. To use them in commercial games, a non-exclusive licence must be acquired from the author.
__________________
PWMAngband variant maintainer - check http://powerwyrm.monsite-orange.fr (or http://www.mangband.org/forum/viewforum.php?f=9) to learn more about this new variant!
PowerWyrm is offline   Reply With Quote
Old January 17, 2022, 09:28   #3
fph
Veteran
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Pisa / DL0
Posts: 1,001
fph is on a distinguished road
So a legal loophole is that if you declare your game to be a variant of Angband then you can use his tiles?
__________________
Dive fast, die young, leave a high-CHA corpse.
--
You read a scroll labeled 'lol gtfo' of Teleport Level.
fph is offline   Reply With Quote
Old January 17, 2022, 17:40   #4
Julian
Adept
 
Join Date: Apr 2021
Posts: 105
Julian is on a distinguished road
Quote:
Originally Posted by PowerWyrm View Post
You buy this from Steam right? Then I suppose he paid for the tiles, because if you look at the copyright file in Angband, then this applies:
That does seem to be the case, since the website says:

Quote:
About graphics similarity with another game ToME4:

We purchased and used a tileset of monsters/items from the Norwegian artist Raymond E. Gaustadnes (Shockbolt). He made another tileset for ToME4. So, both tilesets share the similar style and a few same tiles.
(The fact that it’s on steam wasn’t a guarantee that they weren’t swiping art, but they aren’t.)
Julian is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Bug: stealing treasure doesn't update display (nightly build) robinjohnson Vanilla 0 November 16, 2021 11:58
Rogue stealing? Chud Vanilla 5 March 26, 2019 22:40
Just checking - starting a new game won't affect a saved game with another char? Petoften Vanilla 1 July 11, 2018 09:15
What tiles do you use? takkaria Vanilla 15 November 29, 2010 19:03
Z / Z+ with tiles? Cazliostro Variants 4 September 11, 2010 13:20


All times are GMT +1. The time now is 08:24.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2022, vBulletin Solutions Inc.