End user agreement for Hardwood Backgammon
SILVER CREEK ENTERTAINMENT
SOFTWARE LICENSE AGREEMENT
Shareware Version of Hardwood Solitaire II (tm),
including all versions, patches and upgrades (the "Game")
Copyright 1997,2003 Silver Creek Entertainment
P.O. Box 518, Grants Pass, Oregon, 97528
TEL: 1-888-GAMENET, FAX: 1-541-474-3353 (" Silver Creek Entertainment ").
All rights reserved.
This file, LICENSE.DOC, describes the terms and conditions by which
Silver Creek Entertainment will license other parties to distribute this software
program which is intended solely for distribution as "shareware" (the "Game") No
use, reproduction or distribution of the Program, or of copies of the Program, is
authorized except in compliance with the terms and conditions set forth below.
======= The key points to our LIMITED DISTRIBUTION RIGHTS =======
As provided in detail below:
Individuals can, and are entirely encouraged! to give away copies of the Game without charge. You are NOT allowed to give your registration code to others or make it possible for others to play the full game, not excluding hacks or patches. You are only allowed to play the full game if you get a registration code from Silver Creek Entertainment.
Online services (including BBSs, and WWW and FTP sites) that
are free (except for any subscription fees or incidental
Internet access charges), and BBSs may make the Game
available for downloading.
*ALL* OTHER DISTRIBUTION, including by
CD-ROM, shareware catalog, or retail rack REQUIRES:
WRITTEN PERMISSION (WHICH SILVER CREEK ENTERTAINMENT
MAY WITHHOLD IN ITS DISCRETION) &
PRE-PAYMENT OF A LICENSE FEE OR OTHER MUTUALLY AGREED
DISTRIBUTION OTHERWISE IS PROHIBITED BY LAW AND INFRINGES
UPON THE RIGHTS OF SILVER CREEK ENTERTAINMENT.
Claims against violators will be pursued.
======================= LICENSE ============================
The "Trademarks" consist of the "Silver Creek Entertainment"
words and logo, the name of the Game, game characters, and all other marks
used by Silver Creek Entertainment in connection with the Game. Other
trademarks used for description or comparison purposes are the property of
their respective owners.
Except to the extent expressly licensed, Silver Creek Entertainment
owns and reserves the exclusive right to distribute the Game, and the right to use the Trademarks, trade secrets, copyrights and all intellectual property in connection with it. Its content, layout and format are the property of Silver Creek Entertainment to the extent permitted by law.
Silver Creek Entertainment grants a non-exclusive, non-transferable,
royalty-free license to distribute the Game only as follows:
[A] INDIVIDUALS are encouraged to share and give copies of the Game to
friends, family, coworkers, and members of any not-for-profit
organization, but only without charge, and subject to [E] below.
[B] ONLINE SERVICES (including BBSs, and WWW and FTP sites) that are free
(except for any subscription fees or incidental Internet access charges),
and BBSs may make the Game available for downloading, and subject to [E]
[C] These grants are subject to the conditions that no copyright information
or trademark will be added or removed, and all of the Game's files as
released by Silver Creek Entertainment will be included without modification .
The only file you may distribute is:
HWSII201.EXE or HWSII201.ZIP
which is a self-extracting file containing game files & may NOT be
uncompressed and repackaged.
[D] *ALL* other distribution, including by lease, rental, online service
that charges for online access time, CD-ROM, catalog, and retail rack
REQUIRES WRITTEN PERMISSION (which Silver Creek
Entertainment may withhold in its discretion) AND PRE-PAYMENT OF
A LICENSE FEE OR OTHER MUTUALLY AGREED BENEFIT. Interested
persons are invited to contact Silver Creek Entertainment (proposals are
[E] ALSO EXPRESSLY EXCLUDED are any use or treatment, including
decompiling, reverse engineering, modification, or adoption with or a
part from licensor limited to ordinary end-user play
Unless terminated for cause, grants by Silver Creek Entertainment under this
LICENSE.DOC terminate 30 days after receipt of written notice, or such
longer period as the notice may provide. Sections , and 
 LIMITED WARRANTY AND LIMITATION OF REMEDIES: THE GAME IS
PROVIDED "AS-IS", AND NO WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND (INCLUDING
IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A
PARTICULAR PURPOSE), EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, ARE MADE AS TO IT
OR ANY MEDIUM IT MAY BE ON. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL
WE PROVIDE ANY REMEDY FOR DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL,
CONSEQUENTIAL, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL OR OTHER DAMAGES
ARISING FROM IT, INCLUDING SUCH FROM NEGLIGENCE, STRICT
LIABILITY, OR BREACH OF WARRANTY OR CONTRACT, EVEN AFTER
NOTICE OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
[A] Since we (Silver Creek Entertainment ) would be irreparably damaged if
Sections , , or [D] were not specifically enforced, we will be
entitled without bond, other security or proof of damages, to appropriate
equitable remedies with respect to breaches of such sections, in addition
to such other remedies as we may have.
[B] You will indemnify and hold us, our partners, affiliates, contractors,
employees and agents harmless from damage, loss and expense arising
directly or indirectly from your acts and omissions in copying,
distributing or modifying the Game.
[C] With respect to every matter arising under this, you consent to the
exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the state and federal courts sitting
in Oregon, and to service by certified mail, return receipt
requested, or as otherwise permitted by law.
[D] You will not modify the Game.
Except to the extent, if any, applicable law may require otherwise, you
will not decompile, disassemble, or reverse engineer the Game, or use or
disclose any confidential information that it contains.
This version of the license.doc supercedes any previous versions of said
document relating to the Game.