(as excerpted from Jedi Knight:Mysteries of the Sith Manual, LucasArts Entertainment Co., 1998)
The following Rules Governing New Levels will be adhered to as of April 8, 1998 for ALL new or modified TIE Fighter, XWing, XWing vs TIE Fighter, XWing Alliance, Dark Forces, Jedi Knight, and Rebellion Missions or Levels used in the Emperor's Hammer:
"Rules Governing New Levels: 'New Levels' are data that modify, add to, or substitute for data in the Software, thus modifying, adding to, or replacing levels provided by LucasArts Entertainment Company, LLC (LEC) in the Software. New Levels may be permitted by LEC, in its sole discretion, on the following conditions. You agree that the following conditions apply to your creation of any New Levels:
New Levels must work only with the retail version of the Software, and may not work with any demo or OEM versions of the Software.
New Levels may not modify COM, EXE, DLL or other executable files.
New Levels must not contain any illegal, scandalous, illicit, defamatory, libelous, or objectionable material (as may be determined by LEC in its sole discretion), or any material that infringes any trademarks, copyrights, protected works, publicity, proprietary, or other rights of any third party or of LEC.
New Levels may not include any LEC sound effects or music files or portions thereof.
New Levels must identify in every description file, on-line description, read-me, and in comments in the New Level code: (a) the name, address, and an e-mail address of the level's creators, and (b) the following disclaimer: "THIS LEVEL IS NOT MADE, DISTRIBUTED, OR SUPPORTED BY LUCASARTS ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY, ELEMENTS TM & (C) LUCASARTS ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY."
New Levels may not be sold, bartered, or distributed with any other product for which any charge is made (other than incidental charges for time spent online), but rather must be distributed free of charge.
By distributing or permitting the distribution of any New Levels, all creators or owners of any trademark, copyright, or other right, title or interest therein grant to LEC an irrevocable, perpetual, royalty-free, sub-licensable right to distribute the New Level by any means (whether now known or hereafter invented) derivative works thereof, and to charge for the distribution of such New Level or derivative work, with no obligation to account to any of the creators or owners of the New Level in any manner."
Lucas Arts Rules Governing New Levels last updated: May 5, 2009
Last reviewed: 5 September, 2021 (IO/FA Turtle Jerrar)