Question about Texture and Copyrights
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11-04-08, 02:10 PM
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What are the rules when it comes to other games and textures to be used in UI's?
Exmaple: Devil May Cray.... Would i be able to rip a texture from a screen shot say like a Unite Frame for it to be used in a UI? Or maybe like the sword graphic for the button layout?
Just want to make sure of the rules before I go and do it.. and that I am safe to assume it's ok as I have seen UI's that use stuff from screenshots in other games for WoW UI's
Any help is welcome
The majority of my clients are digital artists, and the business I run requires that I know a bit more than the average joe about copyrights. Having said that, if there is no public permission given on the original artists web site and there is no way to contact them, then don't use it. Otherwise, always always always ask. Never assume that you have permission simply because there is no permission given on their site.
Edit: If you are unsure, check out R.I.G.H.T.S. (redistribution in graphics has to stop) For Artists.
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