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Offline FfireAZ

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Box Art
« on: October 23, 2010, 12:25:48 PM »
I know The Silver Lining is split into 5 different episodes but would you guys be able to do a Poster Art or Box Art for each episode and put it up?

I love printing Game Posters for each episode or game I have and this is the only one i don't have...

I'm sure others would love a Game Poster for The Silver Lining as well.

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Re: Box Art
« Reply #1 on: October 23, 2010, 12:37:54 PM »
I love the idea as well, but I don't know if PO has the resources and time to make box art.

Hopefully, they do.

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Re: Box Art
« Reply #2 on: October 23, 2010, 03:37:57 PM »
I like this idea too. :yes:

They should recruit some of our more talented forumers to do box art. *Cough*DOON*Cough*
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Re: Box Art
« Reply #3 on: October 23, 2010, 03:39:51 PM »
Thanks, Haids! I would love the opportunity. ;D

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Re: Box Art
« Reply #4 on: November 10, 2010, 02:20:44 PM »
I'm not kidding.  I'd kill for a KQ / TSL themed poster.  I'd totally go to Office Max or something and get it professionally printed in large format and everything.
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Re: Box Art
« Reply #5 on: November 15, 2010, 03:19:26 PM »
Yeah- specially with how pretty the official art is :) IT'd be great to have merchandise for this game. Not sure if Sierra would allow that though >.>


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Re: Box Art
« Reply #6 on: November 15, 2010, 07:34:55 PM »
Sierra's IP (including KQ) is now owned by Activision.

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Re: Box Art
« Reply #7 on: November 15, 2010, 07:40:16 PM »
Ah- I wondered who owned it now :) Thank you


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Re: Box Art
« Reply #8 on: November 15, 2010, 07:57:34 PM »
I'd totally go to Office Max or something and get it professionally printed in large format and everything.
Would that be allowed? Like, if I printed out a TSL screenshot and took it to Office Max, would they let me enlarge it and turn it into a poster?
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Re: Box Art
« Reply #9 on: November 15, 2010, 07:59:54 PM »
Yeah, there's nothing wrong with that, provided that the image is of a high resolution (otherwise it would look pixelated or fuzzy when blown up).

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Re: Box Art
« Reply #10 on: November 15, 2010, 08:02:36 PM »
POS wouldn't get all lawsuity at me?
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Re: Box Art
« Reply #11 on: November 15, 2010, 08:13:51 PM »
We are highly unlikely to :) Can't speak for Activision, however.

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Re: Box Art
« Reply #12 on: November 15, 2010, 08:16:44 PM »
Hmmm.  Well, if y'all don't care, I suppose there's no need to admit to Activision if I do it... ;)
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Re: Box Art
« Reply #13 on: November 15, 2010, 08:19:30 PM »
Well that makes me feel a little better about the fact that that's pretty much what I did freshman year of college through a printing website... (got thrown away end of senior year though as it was rather ragged by then) ;P

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Re: Box Art
« Reply #14 on: November 15, 2010, 08:50:32 PM »
I don't see any issue at all with printing out a poster, so long as you aren't trying to sell them.

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Re: Box Art
« Reply #15 on: November 15, 2010, 09:32:50 PM »
It's one of those areas where, technically, making any copies of any copyrighted material is illegal. But, there's absolutely no sense in going after, for example, a student copying an article for studying or writing a report. So no one's going to sue you for that. *

So yes, so long as you aren't distributing or selling said things, you really should be just fine.

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Re: Box Art
« Reply #16 on: November 16, 2010, 04:00:54 PM »
It's one of those areas where, technically, making any copies of any copyrighted material is illegal. But, there's absolutely no sense in going after, for example, a student copying an article for studying or writing a report. So no one's going to sue you for that. *

So yes, so long as you aren't distributing or selling said things, you really should be just fine.
Hmmm.  Well, maybe I'm writing a report about TSL for my, uh...fantasy...class...yeah, that sounds good.  I need a supersized TSL graphic for my report. :pokerface:
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Re: Box Art
« Reply #17 on: December 11, 2010, 04:01:43 PM »
Ah- I wondered who owned it now :) Thank you

Also for more information Wikipedia has some more stuff regarding those kinds of matters.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Silver_Lining_%28video_game%29

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