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Molehill Mountain Episode 16 – Fan Game Fun

This week, EZK and Andrew discuss the topic they were supposed to discuss last week.  Better late than never, eh?

24:14 – Paramount issues a set of guidelines governing what Star Trek fan films can and can’t do (

46:23 – Should the video game industry adopt a similar set of guidelines for fan games?

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Fan Games And Fan Art; The Greatest Expression Of Fan Love

AM2R: Another Metroid 2 RemakeFan art, fan fiction, fan films, cosplay and fan games. These are just a handful of the ways that fans of fiction franchises choose to express their fandom aside from passive consumption. Not all fans have the gumption and initiative to go beyond consumption but those that do, often go the extra mile and make something that can sometimes rival the originals.

Fan creations are somewhat of a grey area in copyright law. While a lot of it is openly created and distributed, the vast majority of it is done without the express consent of the copyright owner. However, most of those copyright owners look the other way, but not always.