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Is my black-bordered foil from 8th edition a counterfeit? Where can I find more copies?

According to MTG Salvation: All foil cards are black-bordered, even those from the last white-bordered core sets, except those from Unhinged which are silver-bordered. A black-bordered foil Thorn ...
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What's the legal stance for online versions of games?

Here is what the US Government Copyright Office has to say about the matter. Quoting the first paragraph from the above: Copyright does not protect the idea for a game, its name or title, or the ...
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Can I create an online version of a game?

Sort of. Maybe. What you definitely can't do is to use the name "Rick and Morty", any art from the game or anything else which is covered by copyright, trade marks or any other form of ...
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using real names / images in a board game

Images tend to be copyrighted. You'd have to take into consideration both the rights of the photographer, and the depicted person. I'd expect you would have to get both the player's and the ...
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How to use an existing game legally for inspiration?

Welcome to the awful world of copyright, intellectual property, license and patent. First of all, a game is not an invention: you can't patent it. Taking inspiration from another game would be a ...
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