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Do Forks Need Permission?
LOLguy1123455 (24)

I was thinking of forking a game but then I was wondering if you needed permission from the creater to fork it. After all, it's copyright. Basically copy and paste. Help!

Answered by CodeMaster007 (109) [earned 5 cycles]
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CodeMaster007 (109)

Nope. You can fork a program and use it anytime, anywhere. The catch is, if you want to publish it and get the news out, you will need to give some credit and show the original source. So in the end, forking a game is alright!

SixBeeps (5226)

I know your question has already been answered, but I wanted to add that forking a project automatically gives attribution on the Spotlight page for the fork.