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[Jan. 4th, 2006|03:28 pm]
Beemer
My life lesson for the universe at large:

It is truly astonishing what can be accomplished simply by asking politely.

I just got permission to use an absolutely perfect image in our game. All I did was ask and promise to provide proper attribution on the credits page. Sweet!

UPDATE: Holy crap! And sometimes, the answer isn't just "yes", it's "yes, here's the high-res original, along with 10 more"!
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[User Picture]From: dr_tectonic
2006-01-04 08:49 pm (UTC)
Yeah. I was worried that he'd want a licensing fee or something (which we have no funding for), but I guess recognition is enough. Happily. =)
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[User Picture]From: thedragonweaver
2006-01-04 09:36 pm (UTC)
Ooh! New icon!

I like.
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[User Picture]From: toosuto
2006-01-04 02:57 pm (UTC)
Hey, if there is anything I can ever provide, I'd love to build up the ol' portfolio....
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[User Picture]From: psyclonic
2006-01-04 03:07 pm (UTC)

Functional tease

Now I HAVE to go play the game. Must must must.


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[User Picture]From: dr_tectonic
2006-01-04 03:21 pm (UTC)

Re: Functional tease

I'm planning on doing a big release announcement next week or so; I'll try to remember to do it here, too.
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[User Picture]From: da_lj
2006-01-04 03:55 pm (UTC)

Re: Functional tease

Def-i-nitely. Pretty please. ;)
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[User Picture]From: navrins
2006-01-04 05:24 pm (UTC)
Yeah, I posted pretty much the same comment some time in April '05. (Too lazy to look it up.) I was looking for free beer at the time.
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[User Picture]From: zalena
2006-01-05 06:39 am (UTC)
I wish I had that kind of luck in my work.
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[User Picture]From: roverthedog
2006-01-05 10:27 am (UTC)
It was fun when a theatre used my photo. But I had to ask melted_snowball and da_lj for permission.
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[User Picture]From: melted_snowball
2006-01-06 02:40 pm (UTC)
In the line of asking politely...

Did you get the email I sent you? Could you please let me know if that sort of timing is good?

Thanks!
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[User Picture]From: dr_tectonic
2006-01-06 04:37 pm (UTC)
Yes and yes, it'll work fine!

Sorry, I have been a huge lame-butt and had been failing to remember to double-check with my others for, like, a week straight, until today. 'Pologies!
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