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Rise of Myth is a role-playing game made using RPG Maker VX Ace. It uses the 5E System Reference Document (5ESRD) as a primary component of the story and rules of the game. The following is a detailed designation of materials Rise of Myth is using from the 5ESRD as required by section 2 of the Open Gaming License Version 1.0, and a detailed designation of Intellectual Property belonging exclusively to the developer of Rise of Myth, and exemptions permitting certain entities and organizations to use Rise of Myth's specific Intellectual Property as they see fit.


1. Notice of Open Game Content
2. Open Gaming License Version 1.0
3. Designation of Open Gaming Content
4. The Developer's Intellectual Property
5. Copyrights


1. Notice of Open Game Content

Rise of Myth uses material from the Open Gaming License Version 1.0. The license itself is not Open Gaming Content, but an open license to use content released in 5E System Reference Document. 5ESRD material may only be used under the Open Gaming License Version 1.0 and the full text of the Open Gaming License Version 1.0 must be provided with any product using 5ESRD.

2. Open Gaming License Version 1.0

OPEN GAME LICENSE Version 1.0a The following text is the property of Wizards of the Coast, Inc. and is Copyright 2000 Wizards of the Coast, Inc ("Wizards"). All Rights Reserved.

1. Definitions: (a)"Contributors" means the copyright and/or trademark owners who have contributed Open Game Content; (b)"Derivative Material" means copyrighted material including derivative works and translations (including into other computer languages), potation, modification, correction, addition, extension, upgrade, improvement, compilation, abridgment or other form in which an existing work may be recast, transformed or adapted; (c) "Distribute" means to reproduce, license, rent, lease, sell, broadcast, publicly display, transmit or otherwise distribute; (d)"Open Game Content" means the game mechanic and includes the methods, procedures, processes and routines to the extent such content does not embody the Product Identity and is an enhancement over the prior art and any additional content clearly identified as Open Game Content by the Contributor, and means any work covered by this License, including translations and derivative works under copyright law, but specifically excludes Product Identity. (e) "Product Identity" means product and product line names, logos and identifying marks including trade dress; artifacts; creatures characters; stories, storylines, plots, thematic elements, dialogue, incidents, language, artwork, symbols, designs, depictions, likenesses, formats, poses, concepts, themes and graphic, photographic and other visual or audio representations; names and descriptions of characters, spells, enchantments, personalities, teams, personas, likenesses and special abilities; places, locations, environments, creatures, equipment, magical or supernatural abilities or effects, logos, symbols, or graphic designs; and any other trademark or registered trademark clearly identified as Product identity by the owner of the Product Identity, and which specifically excludes the Open Game Content; (f) "Trademark" means the logos, names, mark, sign, motto, designs that are used by a Contributor to identify itself or its products or the associated products contributed to the Open Game License by the Contributor (g) "Use", "Used" or "Using" means to use, Distribute, copy, edit, format, modify, translate and otherwise create Derivative Material of Open Game Content. (h) "You" Not for resale. Permission granted to print or photocopy this document for personal use only. System Reference Document 5.12 or "Your" means the licensee in terms of this agreement.

2. The License: This License applies to any Open Game Content that contains a notice indicating that the Open Game Content may only be Used under and in terms of this License. You must affix such a notice to any Open Game Content that you Use. No terms may be added to or subtracted from this License except as described by the License itself. No other terms or conditions may be applied to any Open Game Content distributed using this License.

3.Offer and Acceptance: By Using the Open Game Content You indicate Your acceptance of the terms of this License.

4. Grant and Consideration: In consideration for agreeing to use this License, the Contributors grant You a perpetual, worldwide, royalty-free, nonexclusive license with the exact terms of this License to Use, the Open Game Content.

5.Representation of Authority to Contribute: If You are contributing original material as Open Game Content, You represent that Your Contributions are Your original creation and/or You have sufficient rights to grant the rights conveyed by this License.

6. Notice of License Copyright: You must update the COPYRIGHT NOTICE portion of this License to include the exact text of the COPYRIGHT NOTICE of any Open Game Content You are copying, modifying or distributing, and You must add the title, the copyright date, and the copyright holder's name to the COPYRIGHT NOTICE of any original Open Game Content you Distribute.

7. Use of Product Identity: You agree not to Use any Product Identity, including as an indication as to compatibility, except as expressly licensed in another, independent Agreement with the owner of each element of that Product Identity. You agree not to indicate compatibility or co-adaptability with any Trademark or Registered Trademark in conjunction with a work containing Open Game Content except as expressly licensed in another, independent Agreement with the owner of such Trademark or Registered Trademark. The use of any Product Identity in Open Game Content does not constitute a challenge to the ownership of that Product Identity. The owner of any Product Identity used in Open Game Content shall retain all rights, title and interest in and to that Product Identity.

8. Identification: If you distribute Open Game Content You must clearly indicate which portions of the work that you are distributing are Open Game Content.

9. Updating the License: Wizards or its designated Agents may publish updated versions of this License. You may use any authorized version of this License to copy, modify and distribute any Open Game Content originally distributed under any version of this License.

10. Copy of this License: You MUST include a copy of this License with every copy of the Open Game Content You Distribute.

11. Use of Contributor Credits: You may not market or advertise the Open Game Content using the name of any Contributor unless You have written permission from the Contributor to do so.

12. Inability to Comply: If it is impossible for You to comply with any of the terms of this License with respect to some or all of the Open Game Content due to statute, judicial order, or governmental regulation then You may not Use any Open Game Material so affected.

13. Termination: This License will terminate automatically if You fail to comply with all terms herein and fail to cure such breach within 30 days of becoming aware of the breach. All sublicenses shall survive the termination of this License.

14. Reformation: If any provision of this License is held to be unenforceable, such provision shall be reformed only to the extent necessary to make it enforceable.

15. COPYRIGHT NOTICE Open Game License v 1.0a Copyright 2000, Wizards of the Coast, LLC. System Reference Document 5.1 Copyright 2016, Wizards of the Coast, Inc.; Authors Mike Mearls, Jeremy Crawford, Chris Perkins, Rodney Thompson, Peter Lee, James Wyatt, Robert J. Schwalb, Bruce R. Cordell, Chris Sims, and Steve Townshend, based on original material by E. Gary Gygax and Dave Arneson. END OF LICENSE

3. Designation of Open Game Content

Rise of Myth is an RPG video game made using RPG Maker VX Ace and it uses material from the 5E System Resource Document (5ESRD). This material is named as follows:

(1) The rogue, found in the Classes section of the 5ESRD on pages 39-41.
(2) Character Advancement, Experience Points, Hit Points and Hit Dice, Class Features, Alignments, and Language, found in Beyond 1st Level on pages 56-61.
(3) Equipment (generally), including scrolls, potions, armor, and weapons, found on pages 62-74.
(4) Rules for using feats found in the Feats section on page 75.
(5) Using Ability Scores section in its entirety. Pages 76-83.
(6) Making an Attack in its entirety (with the exception of ranged attack), and Damage and Healing (with the exceptions of Falling Unconscious, Death Saves, and Knocking Out a Creature) in its entirety from the section Actions in Combat, pages 93-98, as these features are easily adapted to RPG Maker VX Ace's base combat system.
(7) Cantrips, Saving Throws, and Attack Rolls found in Spellcasting, pages 100-104.
(8) Spells: Burning Hands (p. 123), Charm Person (p. 124), Cure Wounds (ps. 132-133), Darkness (p. 133), Detect Magic (p. 134), Dispel Magic (p. 136), Faerie Fire (p. 141), Fire Bolt (p. 144), Magic Missile (p. 161), Shocking Grasp (p. 179), Shield (p. 179), Sleep (p. 180), Thunderwave (p. 187), and True Strike (p. 189), in the section Spell Lists, found on pages 105-194.
(9) A simplified version of the rules for Traps found on pages 195-198.
(10) Magic Items: Bag of Holding, Belt of Giant Strength, Cloak of Protection, Cloak of Elvenkind, Periapt of Proof Against Poison, Potion of Healing. Found in the section Magic Items on pages 206-253.
(11) Monster rules, found in the section Monsters, on pages 254-260.
(12) The drow, drow elf/elves, or dark elf/elves, including their likenesses. Found in the section Monsters (E) (pages 305-308) on pages 307-308.
(13) Dretch, found in Demons on pages 270-271.
(14) Kobold, found in Monsters (K) on pages 324-325.
(15) Zombie, found in Monsters (Z) on pages 356-357.
(16) Conditions, found on pages 358-359.
(17) The Material Plane, found in section Planes of Existence, on pages 363-365.

The above is a full list of all materials used from the 5ESRD. All other materials used are from other sources or created specifically for Rise of Myth by the developer.

4. The Developer's Intellectual Property

The owner and the developer claim and hold the copyright of their original intellectual property found in Rise of Myth and other titles the owner and developer has created. The owner and developer of Rise of Myth shall not permit usage--with the exception of the streaming of let's plays, let's trys, or any other presentation in which the presenter is publicly playing the game as a means of review or promotion--of any materials unique to Rise of Myth including any music, sound effects, or art created by the developer unless licensed from the developer except for those entities that are specifically exempt at the end of this statement. The following shall not be used except by the express permission of the developer of Rise of Myth:

(1) The characters Yazrina Myth, Meena: The Nightmare Queen, Aeger, Waylon Harper, Penny Naddle, Matilda Restlin, Desiree: The “Dark” Elf, Nadya Seeker, Priscilla Nian, and Clova.
(2) The town of Mission Dusk, the nation of Errial, the city of Port Castor, or the World of Elestara.
(3) The elf type, Walder Elf.
(4) Any media using the name Rise of Myth in a manner that closely echoes the characters and story of Rise of Myth.

All groups and individuals in operation or a trusted associate (such as judges, organizers, etc,), Indie Game Making Contest: Rebirth, IGMC: Rebirth, www.rpgmaker.net, www.rpgmakerweb.com, www.itch.io, or any other organization associated with IGMC: Rebirth shall not be restricted by this document and shall have full rights of use for the IGMC: Rebirth competition.

5. Additional Copyrights

In addition to Open Gaming Content, the following copyright notices are provided:

(1) Wildsteam by Pioneer Valley Games
(C) 2015 ENTERBRAIN, INC; artist: PVGames.

(2) High Fantasy Resource Pack Remaster by Pioneer Valley Games
artist: PVGames.

(3) High Fantasy Resource Pack (Original) by Pioneer Valley Games
(C) PVGames

(4) Mythos Horror Resource Pack by Pioneer Valley Games
(C) 2012 ENTERBRAIN, INC; artist: PVGames.

(5) PVG Sci-Fi Tiles
(C) 2015 DEGICA, Co. LTD; artist: PVGames.

(6) PVG Monsters Legacy
(C) 2014 ENTERBRAIN, INC; artist: PVGames.

The following have not made copyright requests but shall nevertheless be named as copyright holders of their respective materials.

(1) Kyutaru, also using materials developed by Fomar0153
D&D Core Rules Engine Ace v1.0 and D&D Unique Classes
(2) Yanfly – Yanfly Engine Ace
(3) Mobychan (mobychan@gmx.de) – Moby's Script Systems
(4) Killozapit - Wordwrap
(5) Dekita (with PVG) – Dekita Diagonal Movement
(6) Tsukihime - Himeworks
(7) Yami – Battle Core and Battle Symphony
(8) NeonBlack – Star Passability Bug Fix, Event Jitter Fix, Autoshadow Removal
(9) Enterbrain – The RPG Maker VX Ace Run Time Package (RTP)
(10)Kadokawa Corporation – RPG Maker VX Ace


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