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Lt. Commander
Join Date: Dec 2007
Posts: 120
# 11
12-02-2010, 04:57 PM
Originally Posted by Leviathan99
I suggested some time ago (and hope they listen) that I think it would be smart to handpick a list of public domain works that can be referenced in the Foundry.

Y'Know, Shakespeare, a collection of Greek myths, some non-fiction works with stock historical personalities.

I'd advise against saying "All Public Domain works" because it varies by country and some may be legal but run into libel issues, etc.

But I think it would be worth consulting an archivist for a "safe" list of works that may be referenced in The Foundry here and in other Cryptic games.
Since Cryptic is in the US, I'd guess that only US copyright would have to apply, so anything in the main Project Gutenberg archive would be ok.