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Started By CTGames, May 17, 2019 03:47 AM

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We hope that somebody out there might be able to help us with the copyright rules for college football. We have of course tried to google it, but do anybody knows what would be ok to include in a game like ours? We are thinking about both the conference names and logos, team names and logos as well as using the real player names.

 

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Hi

 

We hope that somebody out there might be able to help us with the copyright rules for college football. We have of course tried to google it, but do anybody knows what would be ok to include in a game like ours? We are thinking about both the conference names and logos, team names and logos as well as using the real player names.

 

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From my experiences with both the owners of Bowl Bound College Football and DDS College Football , they didn't put themselves at risk. They ended up allowing a site like us to offer customization or mod options to get users there. It would be at arm's length because it is the equivalent of the user just changing the labels themselves. They then allow for the option to change team names and conference names as a feature.

 

That's the best I know about it and it seems to be the least amount of risk.



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Thanks for the answer and it was also what we thought about.

 

So instead of using a lot of time on the data stuff, we will use it on the actual gameplay and then just make everything customizable (like we have already started on).



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Thanks for the answer and it was also what we thought about.

 

So instead of using a lot of time on the data stuff, we will use it on the actual gameplay and then just make everything customizable (like we have already started on).

 

I believe there will be several areas of customization. Team Logos, Conference Logos, Team Fields for the 2D play, if you do map in the players, perhaps randomize their names but have similar attributes.. then all it takes is a playername database replacement... Plenty of things to consider.. people like customization to mod schedules, conferences, etc..






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