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End User License Agreement

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by tdev, Jun 1, 2016.

  1. tdev

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    So, we finally have an EULA to make sure BeamNG is protected against possible legal issues and, in this way, continue to exist in the future.

    Since we are all gamers as well, we tried to make it as friendly as the lawyer allowed us.

    Please read it carefully and voice any concerns you have.

    (It is also online available under: http://store.steampowered.com/eula/284160_eula_1)




    Relevant quotes from another thread, concerning the most popular doubts.





     

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  2. ktheminecraftfan

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    Thanks it seems pretty straightforward. So far I have no complaints.
     
  3. crazikyle

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    Cool. I just want my license plate to say beamng, doesn't seem like there will be a problem with that.
     
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  4. SmokingTiresGaming

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    Is it allowed to go to content/vehicles or levels and copy uv skin stuff and other stuff that you need for modding ?
     
  5. tdev

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    yes, sure, no problem
     
  6. IBsenoj

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    Do you care about grammatical errors? It is very minor, but I found one.
     
  7. Funky7Monkey

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    I would like some clarification on this in § 1:
     
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  8. IBsenoj

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    You have a quite a few sentences that end in a period, but the following word doesn't have a space between itself the period.

    e.g.
    BeamNG.BeamNG vs BeamNG. BeamNG

    This problem can be easily fixed by using the find and replace tool to replace all of those errors.

    Here's how I did it, granted there is probably a more efficient way to do this, but it works.

     
  9. tdev

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    You can install it on multiple computers, but only run one instance at the same time per license you bought.
     
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  10. Chernobyl

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    I am not going to do this for obvious reasons ( I love all the devs) but if I put the files on a USB stick and sold it to my mate with a crack, what kind of sentence would I get? I would like to stress again that I would never do this.
     
  11. dymondgames

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    so that means my and my brother cant play at the same time :mad:
     
  12. IBsenoj

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    Not without buying another license.
     
  13. SixSixSevenSeven

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    this is common to eula's for all games. When you buy a license to any game you buy a license for you personally to use it not your brother. It should therefore be impossible for you to be playing it twice at once
     
  14. Darren9

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    How does a new EULA, particularly section 10 related to user content apply to content previously uploaded before this agreement?
     
  15. tdev

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    It only affects content uploaded from the 1st of June. However, why do you ask?
     
  16. Darren9

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    To know :)
     
  17. iheartmods

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    Legal stuff is good stuff :)
     
  18. gigawert

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    Yeah, if BeamNG gets sued, that's just the end of PC gaming as we know it. :rolleyes:
     
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  19. clayton8or

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    Aw man i cant have 2 instances of beamng running and remotely run them together in a string with a remote keyboard a remote mouse and remote eyes all while running both servers simultaneously on both computers at once yet not being able to control it fully.
     
  20. derbymutt

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    I've gone ahead and compiled a list of pieces of the EULA that I strongly disagree with as a content creator.

    So I can't say "Don't mod my content" anymore?

    So if my computer, which is my livelihood, dies due to a virus distributed with BeamNG, you can just throw your hands up and say "It wasn't us!" because I'm expected to back up several terabytes of data?

    Why would I defend BeamNG if they get sued?
    You aren't paying me to do that.

    So this means no mods of official content, since importing meshes or changing jbeams = reverse engineering the game.

    Why would I accept something that gives a company exclusive rights to do whatever they want with my content? Even if it was uploaded without my knowledge.

    As it stands now, I cannot agree to this. Your lawyer's take on content ownership is a major turnoff; and from reading this EULA, it seems your lawyer does not understand the circumstances of what kind of game BeamNG.drive is, and how community oriented it is.

    As of now, I will be requesting a takedown on any content of mine which is ported to this game and not released by me.

    Thank you for your time.
     
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