Licensing

Thinking about making some content using the Sabre Second Edition RPG rules? You've come to the right place! If you’d like to create fan materials for free, you can use the “Sabre RPG” logo PNG here. There is no cost to this, and you don’t need to submit anything for approval. In doing so, you agree to the following terms and conditions:


1) Dragonsbane Entertainment grants to the licensee the non-exclusive, non-assignable license to reference the Sabre RPG System in their game, adventure, supplement, sourcebook, or other product.

2) The licensee agrees to use the “Sabre RPG” logo at a legible size on the front of the game packaging, manual on a “Splash Page”, or other “front” display.

3) The licensee agrees to place the following notice in a prominent location:
“This game references the Sabre RPG Second Edition system, available from Dragonsbane Entertainment at www.sabrerpg.com. The Sabre RPG and all associated logos and trademarks are copyrights of Dragonsbane Entertainment. Used with permission. Dragonsbane Entertainment makes no representation or warranty as to the quality, viability, or suitability for purpose of this product.”

4) Licensee indemnifies Licensor, other licensees of the Property, their officers, employees, agents, licensees, and assigns, and holds them harmless against all loss, damage, injury, and expense, including reasonable attorney’s fees, from any breach of this Agreement.

5) The licensee agrees not to reproduce material from the Sabre RPG Second Edition rulebooks or any other copyrighted work without the consent of Dragonsbane Entertainment or the copyright holder.

6) Dragonsbane Entertainment reserves all intellectual property rights to the Sabre RPG system, including, but not limited to, all copyrights, trademarks, hobby game, publishing, entertainment, licensing and merchandising rights.

7) Dragonsbane Entertainment reserves all rights to its Intellectual Properties, including those used as examples or illustrations in the Sabre RPG rulebooks, promotional material, or published works. 

8) The licensee agrees not to charge or accept compensation for the product in any way, shape, or form.

9) Dragonsbane Entertainment reserves the right to revoke or alter any aspect of this license as it deems necessary.



Media Content License

If you’d like to create media materials or content for public use like actual play streams and podcasts, interviews and discussions about our game or settings (or blogs and other forms of expression), you can use the “Sabre RPG" logo here, or this one, which is at a screen resolution. There is no cost to this, and you don’t need to submit anything for approval.

In using the Sabre RPG system for media materials or content, you agree to the following terms and conditions:
1) This agreement grants to the licensee the non-exclusive, non-assignable license to reference the Sabre RPG system, including for streaming video services (including Twitch, YouTube, third party websites, applications, and other video platforms), in accordance with the terms of this Agreement.

2) Licensees may not require payments, surveys, downloads, subscriptions, or email registration to access the Media Content, cannot sell or license the Media Content to any third parties, and the Media Content must be free for others to view, access, share, and use without approval, credit, or compensation.

3) Media Content may generate income via sponsorships, ad revenue, and donations as long as such methods do not block or interfere with free public access.

4) The licensee agrees to place the following notice in a legible format in the end credits, and where possible, upon any dedicated web pages or interfaces.

“This game references the Sabre RPG system, available from Dragonsbane Entertainment at www.sabrerpg.com. It is unofficial Media Content permitted under the Media Content Agreement. This content is not managed, approved, or endorsed by Dragonsbane Entertainment. Certain portions of the materials used are the intellectual property of Dragonsbane Entertainment, and all rights are reserved. The Sabre RPG system, all related settings, and unique characters, locations, and characters, logos and trademarks are copyrights of Dragonsbane Entertainment.”

5) Licensee indemnifies Licensor and holds them harmless against all loss, damage, injury, and expense, including reasonable attorney’s fees resulting from the production or creation of its Media Content.

6) Dragonsbane Entertainment reserves all rights to its Intellectual Properties, including any used as examples or illustrations in the Sabre RPG system rulebooks, promotional material, or published works. The user of the license agrees to be responsible for obeying the laws regarding the Intellectual Property of any other entity.

Dragonsbane Entertainment reserves the right to revoke or alter any aspect of this license as it deems necessary, per licensee or Media Content, as it deems necessary.



Creators

If you want to sell your work, you must apply with an email to me by hitting the Contact button above. Once we grant you or your company the license, you can make whatever you want without submitting it for further approval, as long as you follow the guidelines below. I'd like to see a sample of the quality of your work before agreeing to anything, and it should present well too! Consider using an artist, or stock images to make it look more professional. 

This copy of the license is for display only. Once you are approved you will sign and file the official agreement with these or simliar terms (I'm flexible on the royalty charge).

1) Dragonsbane Entertainment grants to the licensee the non-exclusive, non-assignable license to reference the Sabre RPG System in their original game and derivative product; hereafter the “Licensed Products.”

2) The licensee agrees to use one of the following logos appropriate to which core rulebook their game requires: “Sabre RPG Scifi” or “Sabre RPG Fantasy” or “Sabre RPG Fantasy & Scifi , to be placed on the “front” of the Licensed Product, including packaging and promotions, in a conspicuous and legible format. 

3) The licensee agrees to place the following notice in a legible format and a conspicuous location within two pages of the “cover” and on any promotions soliciting crowdfunding or similar sites and materials:
“This game references the Sabre RPG system, available from Dragonsbane Entertainment at www.sabrerpg.com. The Sabre RPG and all associated logos and trademarks are copyrights of Dragonsbane Entertainment. Used with permission. Dragonsbane Entertainment makes no representation or warranty as to the quality, viability, or suitability for purpose of this product.”

4) Licensee indemnifies Licensor against all loss, damage, injury, and expense, including reasonable attorney’s fees, from any breach of this Agreement, including but not limited to intellectual property laws.

5) The licensee agrees not to reproduce unauthorized material from the Sabre RPG rulebooks or any other copyrighted work without the express written consent of Dragonsbane Entertainment or the copyright holder. 

6) Dragonsbane Entertainment reserves all intellectual property rights to the Sabre RPG, including, but not limited to, all copyrights, trademarks, hobby game, publishing, entertainment, licensing and merchandising rights. Dragonsbane Entertainment reserves all rights to its Intellectual Properties, including those used as examples or illustrations in the Sabre RPG rulebooks, promotional material, or published works.

7) The licensee agrees to pay a 5% net royalty on all Licensed Products published on or after May 1st, 2020, on One Book Shelf-affiliated sites (such as DriveThruRPG, RPGNOW, etc), using the automated tools therein. No royalties are due on Licensed Products sold elsewhere, such as crowdfunding platforms, the licensee’s own website, physical product, etc.

8) Licensee agrees to send Dragonsbane Entertainment one complimentary copy of each Licensed Work in digital format (PDF). Dragonsbane Entertainment shall have no right to sell, share, or distribute the Licensed Product outside of its company or assigns.

9) Dragonsbane Entertainment may, from time to time, share information marked CONFIDENTIAL with licensee. Confidential material may include game designs, rules, expansions, marketing, business policies or practices, release dates, and settings. Licensee agrees not to share, recite, post, or reveal such information outside of its development staff, until such time as Dragonsbane expressly allows, it becomes publicly available, or in accordance with judicial or governmental order.

10)  If either party employs attorneys to enforce any rights arising out of or relating to this Agreement, the prevailing party shall be entitled to recover reasonable attorneys’ fees. This Agreement shall be construed and controlled by the laws of the State of Victoria, and both parties further consent to the exclusive jurisdiction by the state and federal courts sitting in the State of Victoria, Australia.

11) Dragonsbane Entertainment reserves the right to revoke or alter any aspect of this license as it deems necessary.

If you have any questions or concerns, don't hesitate to contact me either via email or on Discord https://top.gg/servers/683131811240738826