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  • You do have to know that:

    1. The legality of this is pretty much debatable;
    2. The Telltale Speech Extractor has annotations, which pretty much simplifies this drastically.
  • GaryCXJk;411065 said:
    The legality of this is pretty much debatable
    Actually, it's not debatable at all: it's not legal.

    Now, whether that matters or not is up to Telltale. They can do one of three things:
    1. Explicitly grant permission, making it legal.
    2. Turn a blind eye to it, saying nothing. In this case, it's not legal, but it doesn't really matter.
    3. Give you a cease & desist.

    I wouldn't expect #1, though it's not impossible. Whether they go with #2 or #3 most likely depends on if they think it'll have a negative impact on sales.

    I'm in pretty much the same position with a website of my own (Learning Languages Through Video Games), but in my case I think it's unlikely I'll receive any cease & desist notices since I'll be dealing with primarily text and also the video games will tend to be old ones with little current commercial value.
  • Valve generally steers towards #2 when people use TF2 voices for stuff. Heck, some videos that come as a result are linked from the TF blog.
  • Psst...you might not have noticed but...TellTale isn't Valve.

    Just throwin' it out there.
  • DanTycoon;411928 said:
    Psst...you might not have noticed but...TellTale isn't Valve.

    Just throwin' it out there.
    Yeah telltale is nicer.
  • furrykef;411591 said:
    Actually, it's not debatable at all: it's not legal.
    That's pretty much what I meant though.
    Gman5852;411994 said:
    Yeah telltale is nicer.
    Though also stricter.
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