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Darkman 4
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I was browsing MAP 32 when I came upon a section taken straight from Doom's E1M3.

http://filesmelt.com/dl/doom00.png
http://filesmelt.com/dl/doom03.png
http://filesmelt.com/dl/doom04.png

Isn't this technically using materials from copyrighted work?

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boris
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WTF, that's actually the original E1M3 with other stuff built around it. And I mean not it's rebuilt, check out some vertices, the original E1M3 wasn't even moved around on the grid.

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I completely blame myself. Ill work it out.

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Darkman 4
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Catoptromancy said:
I completely blame myself. Ill work it out.


In the meantime, shouldn't the map be removed because of a copyright violation?

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Lorenzo
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But it is a good map! Should be release as stand-alone, in my opinion.

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Graf Zahl
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It's got 2 strikes against it, one of which is fatal:

1. It's visibly based on an IWAD map
2. It's a Doom 1 map made for Doom 2. It's illegal to release such maps.

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Not only that, but the idea is weak. I don't find secret levels based on other levels (like Doom2.wad's secret levels) very cool.

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Archfile
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So here it was taken!!!
Freedoom : Busted!!!!!

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Archfile said:
So here it was taken!!!
Freedoom : Busted!!!!!


Please don't bump threads with pointless nonsense. At least try to have something substantive to add.

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Lorenzo
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Graf Zahl said:
It's got 2 strikes against it, one of which is fatal:

1. It's visibly based on an IWAD map
2. It's a Doom 1 map made for Doom 2. It's illegal to release such maps.



So if I make a DooM 1 map and then convert it to doom2, it's illegal?

L.

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Lorenzo said:
So if I make a DooM 1 map and then convert it to doom2, it's illegal?

Yes, but don't worry, you cannot make a Doom 1 map anyway. Doom 1 is already published, and all of its maps were made by Id Software already.

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Gez said:

Yes, but don't worry, you cannot make a Doom 1 map anyway. Doom 1 is already published, and all of its maps were made by Id Software already.



:-))

Now i understand. I thought he was meaning a generic map for DooM 1... not the Original Maps...

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KingofBabylon
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So will this be removed in the next version or not? I think we should keep it, adding a few changes here and there to make it more playable.

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I see that the map in question has been removed from the latest version.

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Lorenzo
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Is there a place where i can download old versions levels?

Lorenzo

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I'd wager some of the canned maps faced similar issues to this one. Though I'd like to get my hands on an older version of map 5 or 6, can't remember which map but it was a very large one with a sort of starport type theme to it. I think map 5 because of the music I recall with it, but I'm rambling.

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