Forum:A Mod/Add On MasterSite, Good Idea?
Hello Creatures Fans! I know alot of you have tried getting Add Ons for the game, only to find that the Website is down, or the Add on is no longer there. I Was thinking, Do you think it would be a good idea, If i got all the mods/add ons I could find, and put them on 1 website ( Created by me) So all the mods would be available.
Thanks for any feedback!
- Due to copyright issues, just about all websites that have done this in the past without explicit permission from all parties involved have been taken offline through complaints to the hosting company, and the matter has often ended in a mini community flame wars.
So from previous experience I would say it is a good idea to do only if you have permission in writing from each developer whose addons you are hosting.
You might also be interested to know there are currently several similar community projects in the works though, such as the Creatures Community Disk. Hope that helps - Don 18:25, 1 December 2007 (UTC)
- It is a fantastic idea, but Creatures developers are extremely paranoid about their own creations in general, as I have discovered in the past with some things I tried. It is a pity that people would rather know that no one else can distribute their stuff than that it will be preserved for future gamers to enjoy, but there you have it. ElasticMuffin 22:58, 1 December 2007 (UTC)
- Yes, it is a great idea. But with the same cautions as both Don and ElasticMuffin. However as a small thirdparty developer my creations could easily be hosted elsewhere I would just like to know where and still have the credit. There are a few of us that feel the same, however some are HIGHLY paranoid about it. Silvak 14:10, 5 December 2007 (UTC)