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Re: Releasing a software implementation of a board game as Free Software

On 10/14/06, Dr. ERDI Gergo <cactus@cactus.rulez.org> wrote:
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I have no idea where I could get questions like this answered, so I
thought Debian-Legal would be a good place. I'm a European software
developer and I'd like to release a GNOME software implementation of a
commercial board game. The game in question is Gobblet
(http://www.blueorangegames.com/gobblet.php). Can I release the game as
Free Software (if I don't use the trademark Gobblet anywhere in its

If you don't use their trademarks and as long as there are no patents
on it it should be OK.

Andrew Donnellan
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