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Anonymous
February 7, 2005 6:28:39 PM

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I'm just curious what the end user license agreement looks like when you
install HL2 from the installation CD's (I bought my copy of HL2 over steam),
so I'm wondering if anyone could post it here or point me to where a copy of
it is online (I've looked around the official half life 2 website, but all I
can find is the steam subscriber agreement, which I don't believe is the
agreement it presents you with when you install hl2.)

Anyway, any help would be appreciated

(and no, I'm not one of those anti-steam trolls or such, I'm just curious if
the EULA mentions steam or the conditions of the steam agreement, etc.)


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-JH

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Anonymous
February 7, 2005 10:21:44 PM

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> (and no, I'm not one of those anti-steam trolls or such

God forbid...
Anonymous
February 8, 2005 4:42:37 AM

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"JH" <no@email> wrote in message news:110fud9egnsu6b5@corp.supernews.com...
> I'm just curious what the end user license agreement looks like when you
> install HL2 from the installation CD's (I bought my copy of HL2 over steam),
> so I'm wondering if anyone could post it here or point me to where a copy of
> it is online (I've looked around the official half life 2 website, but all I
> can find is the steam subscriber agreement, which I don't believe is the
> agreement it presents you with when you install hl2.)
>
> Anyway, any help would be appreciated
>
> (and no, I'm not one of those anti-steam trolls or such, I'm just curious if
> the EULA mentions steam or the conditions of the steam agreement, etc.)

It does not mention Steam.

(I hope this is legal...)

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Anonymous
February 8, 2005 4:42:38 AM

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Thanks!
Anonymous
February 8, 2005 1:11:28 PM

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nutt wrote:

> A. Subject to the grant of license
> hereinabove, you may not, in whole or in part, copy,
> photocopy, reproduce, translate, reverse engineer, derive
> source code, modify, disassemble, decompile, create
> derivative works based on the Program, or remove any
> proprietary notices or labels on the Program without the
> prior consent, in writing, of Valve.

Is mod-making considered as "create derivative works based on the
Program" ?
Looks like ppl who wants to do mods will need written consent
from Valve.
Indecent.
--
Vilco
Think Pink , Drink Rose'
Anonymous
February 8, 2005 2:27:32 PM

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"Vilco" wrote

> Is mod-making considered as "create derivative works based on the
> Program" ?

Eh, actually no

Mod making is not copying/altering HL2 binaries into a new product
Mod making is alternative use of the existing original product whereas eg
HL2/Steam is a prerequisite to use and run the mod

Actually using the SDK it IS possible to create, distribute and install a
game without HL2 as prerequisite
This is a violation of the EULA

> Looks like ppl who wants to do mods will need written consent
> from Valve.

No need

- Peter
Anonymous
February 8, 2005 2:27:33 PM

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Peter Lykkegaard left a note on my windscreen which said:

> > Looks like ppl who wants to do mods will need written consent
> > from Valve.
>
> No need

Plus in a legal sense it's obvious that mod making is in line with
Vale's intended use of the product so no problems.
--
Stoneskin

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Anonymous
February 8, 2005 11:25:10 PM

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Stavo dormendo su un bancale di lambro quando il post di Stoneskin mi
desto'

>>> Looks like ppl who wants to do mods will need written consent
>>> from Valve.

>> No need

> Plus in a legal sense it's obvious that mod making is in line with
> Vale's intended use of the product so no problems.

OK, tnx
--
Vilco
Think pink, drink rose'
!