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So to go into this in a little more detail... Copyright, trademark, and other IP law is a whole separate standalone thing. If they have a trademark on those terms they'd be registered. I suspect those terms are general enough there's no trademark per se. In fact, you can find out. Check out this TESS search for "dungeon" which reveals "Dungeons & ...


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The OGL is actually more about trademarks than copyright, hence product identity. In any case, the inner and outer planes of Gygaxian D&D are all from myth and fantasy fiction, and no more copyright than "elf". Which is not to say that Hasbro might not set the lawyers on you if they feel like it, but as you bankrupt yourself to fight the case you could ...


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There is, RAW, no concept or definition of "owning" a plane While gods can have divine realms, the Forgotten Realms concept of whole Outer Planes ruled over by a small number of gods is both unique to that setting (meaning rules in other sources such as Deities & Demigods do not support it) and not given parameters within that setting. The Outer Planes ...


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Interesting question. I played Planescape, Dungeon and Dragons 2nd edition for five years and I learned that the willpower of a being, his credo and of course power, either by power as its very means or by controlling or influencing some species (direct or indirect power), you can influence and even control its arounds, depending of the plane. What really ...


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I believe that ownership of planes (barring lawful-aligned planes which are likely to have actual laws governing their ownership) is probably not a legal state. Lolth probably owns her layer of the Abyss by killing everyone else who lays claim to it and loudly proclaiming it to be hers until everyone agrees that she is the undisputed owner of the layer. To ...



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