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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Disney is a great example of why we need things to go into the public domain.


I answered as factually as I could in a way that would be useful to OP. I’m totally opposed to what DT does now, personally Do not submit video game content unless the game is based on a tabletop RPG property and is newsworthy.

That being said is there much difference between drivethrurpgg being able to see the files on your screen than theirs. Just FYI, this falls within your rights. Warning, unnecessary and bad attempt at humor follows.

How to remove watermark from pdf using pdftk? – Super User

I took this process, made it slightly fancier, and wrapped it up in a Python script. Lending a physical, dead-tree book is completely different. Super User works best with JavaScript enabled.

I better get back to moving. If you do have a copy already, you could simply do the character creation process right after or right before a session. Results 31 to 40 of Here is a great documentary which touches on what I mean.

These days, it seems to be the other way around. OGL and Creative Commons is a beautiful example of the original intentions of Copy Right law, to achieve a rich public domain where everyone can add to a media. You are a life-saver! Just a little add-on to Dingo’s answer as it did not work for me: Sadly there is no all in one answer that someone, somewhere will much up because they’re bored or like the challenge.

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Please refrain from personal attacks and discriminatory racist, homophobic, transphobic, etc. It isn’t the same as music – I don’t want to read books on my computer. Yeah, I used to think my Edge of the Empire sourcebooks were expensive.

Seriously, what the actual fuck. Do not submit posts looking for players, groups or games. That said, I don’t believe in copyright law philosophically nor patents, trademarks and trade secret laws are fine but could probably be tweaked.

So even if they encode xyx information in the watermark, someone could and probably would crack it eventually. Secondly, there should be a terms of use on their site.

I appreciate your hints. Though, to be fair, it’s been a while since I bought a book there that wasn’t free or kickstarter free. Since all art and tech is in part based on what came before such long terms cannot serve the cause of innovation. Only the main account user bought the item; it’d be insanely abusive if, for example, everyone on a FotN: Join Date Jan Posts 2, Think of it this way, if you loan someone a CD old school of you then you’re fine, when you burn them a copy and you each have one then you’ve violated copyright.

The book is so absurdly priced that it’s not affordable, and even the PDF version is 30 freakin’ dollars. The above image is licensed under GPL 2. Legally under just copyright law OP and his friends could transfer the PDFs around as long as their was only ever one copy between them.

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

Legally this is a violation of copyright law. Comments deemed abusive may be removed by moderators. Yeah but, making a copy of a physical book costs money. It’s a different, and definitely more expensive game. Dingo 1 7 Like I said, stupidest idea. The question is if placing a link to the ones I ‘own’ the use of so others can view it on their screens than my screen is stealing or not.

But 30 dollars for a PDF A question about DrivethruRPG self.

Pinocchio, the Little Mermaid, Cinderella, Snow White, drivethrurph on and on and on are all drawn from our culture, from the public domain. Because it’s not effective.

I got drivethrudpg of the text, but there’s still a small square left where the text used to be. I need to remove some stupid email watermark that expands across all pages of a public domain book.

If we were using exact copyright, wouldn’t we need to pay for every time we move the file, is a hard drive the complete system? This is really awesome!

Arbitrarily grubbing for money forever is fine because the people who make the laws say it is rolls eyes. Resources Find the right game for you!

That’s a price of a hardcopy book for some excellent RPGs!