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What license is Eve's font "Eve Sans Neue" under?

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Rad Pitt
Federal Navy Academy
Gallente Federation
#1 - 2015-07-27 09:01:13 UTC
Hi,

What's Eve's in-game font "Eve Sans Neue" licensed under? Just wondering since I'm working on an Eve Online related mobile app, where I think it might be fitting to have it.

Best regards,
Rad
Lan Wang
Federal Navy Academy
Gallente Federation
#2 - 2015-07-27 09:19:20 UTC
its a custom designed font so id imagine the licence is with ccp for this, ie only for official useage.

alternatively mail ccp or Sveinbjörn Pálsson (the type designer)

https://www.behance.net/gallery/21964773/Eve-Sans-Neue-Typeface-for-EVE-Online-game

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Scipio Artelius
Weaponised Vegemite
Flying Dangerous
#3 - 2015-07-27 09:32:11 UTC  |  Edited by: Scipio Artelius
Very layman and obviosyl not CCP response:

2011 Devblog about the introduction of the font mentions nothing that would fit within 10B. of the EULA (Rights to Certain Content).

Similarly, the comments thread for that devlbog mentions nothing either.

There was this thread on the same subject back in 2011, but no response from CCP.

So in the absense of express permission from CCP, I would think it falls within our agreement under the limited license of 9B. of the EULA and is not usable.

But, straight up a total layman's response.
Wacktopia
State War Academy
Caldari State
#4 - 2015-07-27 15:03:06 UTC  |  Edited by: Wacktopia
The Developer License Agreement section 1.10 states:

Quote:
"Game Data" means (a) the data from or related to EVE that CCP, in its sole discretion, makes available for Developer for utilization in an Application; and (b) any associated charts, tables, graphs , images, graphics, videos, or CCP Marks made available to Developer for use in connection with an Application. Game Data shall include, but is not limited to, all current, future, registered and unregistered copyrights, trade names, trademarks, service marks, registrations, and applications for registration related to such data and its format.


It does not specifically mention the game font, however, it does mention graphics. The font is not in the SDE or on the CDN so is not technically supplied to the developer via the common methods.

Edit: If the font is available as a thing for third party developers it would be cool to have a mention in that agreement or the font in the SDE.

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