The Kit is information and forms that anyone
interested in starting their own Game Development studio
needs. It contains five basic sections. The brief description
below of each section is followed by a link to a more detailed
explanation of what each section of the kit deals with.
Section One - Starting Your Game Company
The first section deals with why and how to form
your own company. This section includes links to several web
sites that can facilitate this process for you.
Starting Your Own Game
Section Two - Intellectual Property
Next is a section on Intellectual Property
management. Here you will learn the reason why everyone
contributing to your game, including you, must to sign a
written agreement transferring their rights in the contents of
the game to the company. This section also comes with a
Contributor Agreement in a form that can be used or adapted to
your specific situation.
Section Three - Third Party
The third section of the Kit addresses
communications between your team and third parties and
discusses ways to protect your game idea while marketing your
company and your game and includes both Unilateral and Mutual
Communications with Third
Section Four - Copyrights
Section four is a short primer on Copyrights and
how they work legally. It includes application forms from the
U.S Copyright office, complete with instructions.
Section Five - Additional Resources
The final section has links to articles on
starting a new game development company as well as links to
many sites with a great deal of information on game
development. Since this information is already available I am
providing it here. The link below takes you to the actual page
from the kit. Enjoy!
Resources for Game