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Your access to the Extensible Markup Language ("XML") Application Programming Interface ("API") provided by BoardGameGeek, LLC ("BGG") and your use of the data provided by the BGG XML API, is pursuant to the Terms of Service generally applicable to all features of BGG, which are available at and incorporated herein by reference ("TOS"), and any modifications thereto. Capitalized words used herein without definition shall have the meaning ascribed to them in the TOS.

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You acknowledge that BGG may change the XML API from time to time. These changes may require you to update your implementation to ensure proper operation. Your usage of the BGG XML API must not interfere with the normal functioning of the BGG servers and you acknowledge that BGG may monitor XML API activity.

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