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#31507
*lol* Dwarven Forge Style Catacomb Masters on ebay... 5 Years, 4 Months ago  
Hi folks,

I think this is sick.... look at the price.... *lol*

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#31508
*lol* Dwarven Forge Style Catacomb Masters on ebay... 5 Years, 4 Months ago  
This is not right.

Normally I am pretty open with creative stuff and sharing of ideas and all, but I feel this is crossing the line actually...especially after reading the text on the e-bay sale...I would complain to the seller or to e-bay, but the site is in german....sigh.
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#31509
*lol* Dwarven Forge Style Catacomb Masters on ebay... 5 Years, 4 Months ago  
Hi Stefan,

yes, the site is the german ebay. I don`t know why the seller use the german ebay site. But the location is Buffalo, NY.

mmhh.. maybe a fake?
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#31510
*lol* Dwarven Forge Style Catacomb Masters on ebay... 5 Years, 4 Months ago  
Hi Stefan,

yes, the site is the german ebay. I don`t know why the seller use the german ebay site. But the location is Buffalo, NY.

mmhh.. maybe a fake?

Maybe due to the different and easy copyright / IP laws in Germany ?
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#31511
*lol* Dwarven Forge Style Catacomb Masters on ebay... 5 Years, 4 Months ago  
Hi Stefan,

yes, the site is the german ebay. I don`t know why the seller use the german ebay site. But the location is Buffalo, NY.

mmhh.. maybe a fake?

Maybe due to the different and easy copyright / IP laws in Germany ?

Hi Myrthe,

I am not so well schooled in the copyright things from germany. I don`t know what this guy would like with this auction. This price is crazy. *shaking-the-head*
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#31512
*lol* Dwarven Forge Style Catacomb Masters on ebay... 5 Years, 4 Months ago  
Seller = Verkäufer: gavynnalexander( 99)
the same? from this thread Catacombs Conceptual Sketches by GavynnAlexander
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#31513
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Yeah I thought about that thread when I saw some of the pieces.
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#31514
*lol* Dwarven Forge Style Catacomb Masters on ebay... 5 Years, 4 Months ago  
Hi Myrthe,

I am not so well schooled in the copyright things from germany. I don`t know what this guy would like with this auction. This price is crazy. *shaking-the-head*

There was a big firestorm this past summer that swirled around Games Workshop and a fan film. The makers of the film apparently had GWs blessing to develop the movie a few years ago. They did, and this summer when it was finally finished, GW's lawyers squashed it's internet release.

It seems German law is a little loose in relation to derivative work and original intelectual property. In short, GW would be relinquishing their rights to their own intellectual property had they allowed the movie to be released.

The cool thing would have been for GW to buy the finished product from the filmmakers and release it themselves. I saw some trailers and it looked great ... not the cheesy productions that GW used to show at Games Day events years ago.
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And, yes, I thought of Gavynn's thread also. The name is familiar ... I think he's a regular on the D&D minis forums. He did a very nice job with the sculpting but, I agree, the "production rights" for work derived from DF is crossing the lines of propriety. And his asking price is ASTRONOMICAL !! Of course, if I had the disposable income, I'd get it just to cast some for myself.
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Stefan and Jeff, while Gavynn's posting may have honked you off, would you ever consider buying these from him to tweak and put into DF production the way you did for the Sci Fi Sets (outside sculpting source) ? I'm sure I'm not the only one who would like a nice catacomb set with the DF label and loving touch !!!
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#31515
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Ahhh...I remember the pieces...
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#31516
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It's a bit naughty! OK - they're OK pieces, so why not just say that they're 'compatible' with many 'popular' 3D dungeons.

I DON'T agree that he's deriving his work from DF, just making it compatible. (Unless I missed something) There have been MANY 3D guys aroiund for years - Anybiody remember, back in the 80's a company called Otherworld Artifacts? THEY were fantastic 3D stone resin pieces (unpainted).

That said, he does seem to be selling them 'on the back' of DF which is where I draw the line at acceptability...
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#31517
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If I recall, Mystic Blocks was the one that used to sell on eBay and advertised themselves as "compatible" with DF, Hirst, etc.
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#31518
*lol* Dwarven Forge Style Catacomb Masters on ebay... 5 Years, 4 Months ago  
And, yes, I thought of Gavynn's thread also. The name is familiar ... I think he's a regular on the D&D minis forums. He did a very nice job with the sculpting but, I agree, the "production rights" for work derived from DF is crossing the lines of propriety. And his asking price is ASTRONOMICAL !! Of course, if I had the disposable income, I'd get it just to cast some for myself.
I wouldn't waste the money, i'd rather save it and make my own versions if i was so inclined. Tthe just piles of skulls would get real old fast, i would much rather make something closer to what was linked to on the HA page for catacombs(in that thread).
I have tried twice now to make my own versions of stuff, and have learned a lot doing it. For a home/hobby person some of these honestly seem like the way they are would be a pain in the butt to make a mold from and then cast. I one of these days want to have a third go at the kind of Sci-Fi ones i made incoparating every thing i have learned about, casting, and sculpting to get a much better finished product. I mean for my personal use they are fine. but i have never tried to sell them or do anything with them other than the personal use, and heck i have some New ideas for the Hive stuff i did years ago that if DF and WotC can ever get a two month gap where they are not selling something i will order the RTV and have another go at it, i even have a few of the items ready, not to mention a few other progects i have going.

oh and PS Mike check your e-mail, i have Pulp tonight so if you want to get that game for tommorrow i need to know the specifics soon so i can organize my units. I will likely have to bring them to work and go from here, so i won't have a lot of time when i get home after game. Any jump on figuring out what i want to bring before i get home will save tons of time.
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