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Offline gpgarrettboast

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Publishing Novellas?
« on: February 03, 2005, 10:28:22 AM »
Would anyone be interested in purchasing printed and bound copies of the novellas?  If so, we just might do it!  (The writers would get royalties of course...)

Offline spirit1flyer

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« Reply #1 on: February 03, 2005, 10:31:40 AM »
I don't think we have permission to do that

but that would be kind of nice  
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Offline Leviathan

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« Reply #2 on: February 03, 2005, 11:11:41 AM »
i have a ring binder maker thing..
u put the pages together with a plasic front and back then it melts and glues the plasic 2 gether, makes a great finish.
i could do this for any one in europe who wanted one.

end of the day if people want it they can just print it themselves...

Offline TH300

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« Reply #3 on: February 03, 2005, 11:54:35 AM »
I'd probably buy it, but make it good and not too expensive. I won't support it, if ppl just want to make money.

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« Reply #4 on: February 03, 2005, 05:03:42 PM »
If anyone was to do it they should just charge for paper, ink, expences etc and a little for labor.

o and postage
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Offline plymoth45

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« Reply #5 on: February 03, 2005, 05:10:24 PM »
I would look into it, but until i get a Job i can't gaurentee anything.

Offline gpgarrettboast

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« Reply #6 on: February 04, 2005, 07:04:05 AM »
We're going to be using hand-made perfect binding.  The paper, ink, glue, and labor (and editing) will be included in the price.  (Shipping will be added, but it should be decently cheap)

Offline Leviathan

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« Reply #7 on: February 04, 2005, 07:24:59 AM »
gpgarrettboast personaly i think u should work on ur OP3 project and not waist ur time on other things.

peole can just print it if thye want a hard copy.

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« Reply #8 on: February 04, 2005, 10:04:28 AM »
I can devote my time to what I want. :D heh...  Plus, I'm waiting for more 3d models to come in (which won't be until next week because our model editor has final exams)

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« Reply #9 on: February 04, 2005, 10:28:42 AM »
im sure u can do codeing or something for the game with out 3d models!?

Offline BlackBox

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« Reply #10 on: February 04, 2005, 02:49:58 PM »
focus on the game play engine. use fake models for test purposes (eg. Use a cube for a convec or whatever until you get the "real convec".)

Uh, and yeah, you'd be breaking laws by selling copies of the novella from OP2. People's "fan novellas", now you'd have to ask them.

I do agree with Lev here.

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« Reply #11 on: February 04, 2005, 09:13:00 PM »
Well, I have my other hobbies too. Like drawing and writing.  Whe I write, I wanna publish my books, so I need practice.  and we wouldn't publish the sierra novellas. lol.

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« Reply #12 on: February 05, 2005, 05:18:31 PM »
Yeah, the reason why OP2 Novellas cannot be published (Printed and sold published) is because its based on something thats not yours, OP2 that is.

I think you can only really publish something if you personally own all the intellectual property within your book, 100 percent.
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Offline Mez

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« Reply #13 on: February 06, 2005, 08:26:08 AM »
Well do you?

Don't you just have to have a bibliography at the back of the book to say where any sources of information cam from if they weren't your own.

In our case the bibliography would  include:

Story based on the PC-CDROM Game Outpost 2 (released 1997)

All content within this book is the authors, except for names of buildings and vechiles which are property of seria.

This story is completly fictionalised and in no way linked to seria or any of the game's producers in any way what so ever.

This is basically a disclaimer, exonerating seria from any problem which could arise.