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I just submitted a new Warhammer 40K microbadge which was rejected. The sole reason for rejecting was as follows:
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No GW badges, sorry.

This seems like vindictive behavior to me, given that there are already several GW microbadges available for purchase. If you're going to be consistent, then either all GW microbadges should be removed, or submissions of new badges should be permitted. Anyone care to commment?
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Dunno, maybe they didn't think to delete the old ones, but I'm sure they'll be gone soon.
 
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If they delete the old ones will they repay the gg or issue microbadge credits? Maybe why the delay as well
 
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ramkitty wrote:
If they delete the old ones will they repay the gg or issue microbadge credits? Maybe why the delay as well

Hope they don't retroactively bill the MB designers for their cut of badge sales back. At 0.25 GG a pop, that could make a big ol' deficit.
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Currently they are not being allowed due to the GW dust-up. I am looking into the matter again.

Stay tuned.
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All my GW badges have been deleted or rejected, unless they were text only without the letters G and W anywhere. No images, no satire, nothing. Let the dust settle for a year, then try again.

The GW Cease and Desist order took away my main SH contributions, shown below for nostalgia, i.e. you can't get them:
SH Marine
SH Alien
SH Marine
My fan material got stamped out by GW
My fan material got kicked out by GW
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salish99 wrote:
The GW Cease and Desist order took away my main SH contributions, shown below for nostalgia, i.e. you can't get them:
SH Marine
SH Alien
SH Marine
My fan material got stamped out by GW
My fan material got kicked out by GW

That's bollocks, because neither of these uses original GW artwork.
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Okay, so is GW now known as "He Who Shall Not Be Named"?
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Okay, so is GW now known as "He Who Shall Not Be Named"?

Ah, so there's a reason you "play with yellow"!
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I suppose that this list of degenerates are next in line to be sued.
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Orph wrote:
Dunno, maybe they didn't think to delete the old ones, but I'm sure they'll be gone soon.

Well, let's not jump to conclusions... shake
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Simon Mueller wrote:
That's bollocks, because neither of these uses original GW artwork.


This is a company that has a 5 page long legal notice on their website banning anything associated with them from being used for things like avatars and even tattoos. Do you think a company like that is going to let something like logic stop them from sending a legal notice?
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I just heard low rumbling thunder and flashes of lighting from the mountain top... Me thinks a decision is forthcoming.

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This is a company that has a 5 page long legal notice on their website banning anything associated with them from being used for things like avatars and even tattoos.

You can use GW artwork as you avatar if you give credit in your sig.

You can get GW artwork as a tattoo if you scribble your own skin, or get it done by a tattoo artist for free.
 
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And from the clouds comes a voice....let your GW badges in. However, refrain from using direct artwork. It is hard to replicate direct artwork in 16x16, but still think.

Also, quality does matter. MBs will get rejected based on quality. Post them to the microbadge designer thread first is always a good thing.
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salish99 wrote:
All my GW badges have been deleted or rejected, unless they were text only without the letters G and W anywhere. No images, no satire, nothing. Let the dust settle for a year, then try again.

The GW Cease and Desist order took away my main SH contributions, shown below for nostalgia, i.e. you can't get them:
SH Marine
SH Alien
SH Marine
My fan material got stamped out by GW
My fan material got kicked out by GW


How about 'the wankers formerly known as GW' ?
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And from the clouds comes a voice....let your GW badges in. However, refrain from using direct artwork. It is hard to replicate direct artwork in 16x16, but still think.

Also, quality does matter. MBs will get rejected based on quality. Post them to the microbadge designer thread first is always a good thing.

No direct artwork? So this one's out of the question?

- Chaos in the Old World fan - Slaanesh
 
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garion wrote:
cscottk wrote:
And from the clouds comes a voice....let your GW badges in. However, refrain from using direct artwork. It is hard to replicate direct artwork in 16x16, but still think.

Also, quality does matter. MBs will get rejected based on quality. Post them to the microbadge designer thread first is always a good thing.

No direct artwork? So this one's out of the question?

- Chaos in the Old World fan - Slaanesh


I would upload it and see what happens.

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cscottk wrote:
garion wrote:
cscottk wrote:
And from the clouds comes a voice....let your GW badges in. However, refrain from using direct artwork. It is hard to replicate direct artwork in 16x16, but still think.

Also, quality does matter. MBs will get rejected based on quality. Post them to the microbadge designer thread first is always a good thing.

No direct artwork? So this one's out of the question?

- Chaos in the Old World fan - Slaanesh


I would upload it and see what happens.

ninja

Ok, I like living on the edge
I'll submit it then...
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Simon Mueller wrote:

You can get GW artwork as a tattoo if you scribble your own skin, or get it done by a tattoo artist for free.


Games Workshop wrote:
This also means that we cannot allow tattoos as an acceptable use of our IP as a third party necessarily has to perform the "service."


The lawyers say it is impossible to get a tattoo for free, so it must be true. Be prepared to have them peel it off from you.
 
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garion wrote:
cscottk wrote:
And from the clouds comes a voice....let your GW badges in. However, refrain from using direct artwork. It is hard to replicate direct artwork in 16x16, but still think.

Also, quality does matter. MBs will get rejected based on quality. Post them to the microbadge designer thread first is always a good thing.

No direct artwork? So this one's out of the question?

- Chaos in the Old World fan - Slaanesh


I would think you must give credit to GW for their IP in the mouseover text, if you use any. This is what GW demands. I don't know if BGG accepts it.
 
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garion wrote:
- Chaos in the Old World fan - Slaanesh


That (Neon's Version) is already in (and has been for some time). See RPG Geek 4th row.

-Dave

EDIT: Nevermind... I see that's the same symbol for the same god but for a different game. Hmmm... interesting...
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