Can you only use a DLC in One Specific Maker Legally?

Yo Ewan

Veteran
Veteran
Joined
Mar 30, 2016
Messages
35
Reaction score
2
First Language
English
Primarily Uses
So, I bought the RPG Maker VX Ace Time Fantasy DLC pack today in the sale. 


I read the EULA, but found myself a little confused when I came across this:
 


"The resources in Time Fantasy are created for use in game development only, using RPG Maker MV. Alternatively, you may also use these materials with other RPG Makers, as long as you have a valid and legal license for both engines. Use in other game development software is at the discretion of the artist. Please refer to the ReadMe document accompanying this pack for details."


I use VX Ace, so will I need to buy MV to use this DLC legally? Or did I misunderstand the sentence?


Thanks!


-Yo Ewan


=================================


This thread can now be closed
 
Last edited by a moderator:

Maidlyn

Veteran
Veteran
Joined
Jun 9, 2016
Messages
354
Reaction score
114
First Language
English
Primarily Uses
RMMV
You must legally own RPG Maker MV to use this DLC. You can use it in VX Ace as long as you legally own MV.
 
Last edited by a moderator:

Uzuki

Kawaii on the streets, Senpai in the sheets
Veteran
Joined
Aug 18, 2012
Messages
1,884
Reaction score
1,274
First Language
English
Primarily Uses
RMMV
As long as you have the license for the engines and the dlc, you can use them in any RPG Maker engine.
 

Yo Ewan

Veteran
Veteran
Joined
Mar 30, 2016
Messages
35
Reaction score
2
First Language
English
Primarily Uses
That kinda sucks, 'sepcially as it says for RPG Maker VX ace on steam!


Oh well, RPG Maker MV does look kinda cool..


Oh, and thanks!
 

Yo Ewan

Veteran
Veteran
Joined
Mar 30, 2016
Messages
35
Reaction score
2
First Language
English
Primarily Uses
So...I can use them in any engine as long as I've paid for it?
 

Maidlyn

Veteran
Veteran
Joined
Jun 9, 2016
Messages
354
Reaction score
114
First Language
English
Primarily Uses
RMMV
Yep! As long as you also have MV.
 
Last edited by a moderator:

watermark

Veteran
Veteran
Joined
Dec 25, 2012
Messages
581
Reaction score
509
First Language
English
Primarily Uses
RMMV
You can use them in any other RPG Maker. Unless you bought an extended license, you can't use them in another engine. E.g. Game Maker, Construct, etc. Extended licenses are only available for some packs. 
 

Andar

Veteran
Veteran
Joined
Mar 5, 2013
Messages
28,952
Reaction score
6,665
First Language
German
Primarily Uses
RMMV
I think this should better be answered officially by @Lunarea, because there are a lot of legal details that should be considered here - wording in legalese is not the same as wording in english.
 

Sharm

Pixel Tile Artist
Veteran
Joined
Nov 15, 2012
Messages
12,615
Reaction score
10,308
First Language
English
Primarily Uses
N/A
You bought it on steam for Ace?  It sounds like a line left in on accident then, since requiring MV would be bait and switch, and that's not how Degica does things.  Most likely the line was supposed to say Ace there but got left in from the MV version.  You'll want to get a hold of Lunarea or one of the other degica employees to get that sorted out, or just wait a bit and see if one of them stops by.
 

Lunarea

Artist
Global Mod
Joined
Mar 1, 2012
Messages
8,847
Reaction score
7,842
It's being handled, and the license will be updated.


There is a license that's specific to MV only, but it should not be in the Ace DLC on Steam. Apologies for the confusion and thank you for reporting it. :)
 

Users Who Are Viewing This Thread (Users: 0, Guests: 1)

Latest Threads

Latest Posts

Latest Profile Posts

I guess the concept of friendship has changed :") Today I saw a very quiet boy getting bullied by his 'friends' because he wasn't talking. They made a circle and made him sit in the middle and were nagging him saying hey talk, sing a song, do this tongue twister etc. etc. And I could totally see the discomfort in the boy's face. Glad I don't have 'friends' lmao
Music is my life, getting noticed for it is the best compliment I can get. So thanks to those who expressed interest :)
character for fun, based on various friends input.

I've noticed that the website has changed a lot since I left in August last year...
One of my kitties after a long, tiring day of being adorable.

Forum statistics

Threads
93,364
Messages
911,695
Members
122,857
Latest member
nekakawaii
Top