Originally Posted by largh
I wonder how much "licensing full D&D" cost compared to partial licensing they have done and what is the difference?
Originally Posted by Ripper
I don't think they have a limited license as such. The open license is a bit murky about your obligations, particularly with regard to use in a computer game. I think they just got WotC's blessing to use the open system, to avoid any potential legal hassle.
I thought the Open Gaming License was already available for free to the public. Why did you need to get additional permission from Wizards of the Coast?
Originally Posted by Tactical Myzzrym
Video Games and Rulebooks are not exactly the same, so in order to avoid potential legal issues in the future we preferred to make a deal with WotC now This should alleviate some worries we've seen around, as well as potentially open up new collaborations in the future.