Usage and Derivative Works License

Ashes of Isar is an original WW II espionage and spycraft role-playing game created by Steven S. Williamson, who owns and maintains the sole copyright to this document, game system and rules, and related intellectual property (“IP”) including but not limited to this web site.

Ashes of Isar is a role-playing game wherein players like you can create and play through missions or other content of your own design (“Derivative Works”). These derivative works are your creation, but because they are based upon or follow the rules and game system of Ashes of Isar, you agree to abide by these license terms:


  1. Any derivative works based upon these rules, in whole or in part, must contain the full and unmodified text of this License.
  2. Attribution to Ashes of Isar or its copyright holder, Steven S. Williamson, must be included in a legible manner and location within your derivative work.


  1. You may not license, sell, share or otherwise distribute your derivative works in any manner, in whole or in part, except via the methods and practices explicitly granted by this license.
  2. You may distribute your derivative work for free and without compensation provided you abide by all requirements specified in this License.
  3. Any derivative works you sell must be distributed and sold exclusively through the web site upon acceptance of your signed Distributors Agreement, and you must follow all restrictions and requirements specified in that Distributors Agreement (q.v.).
  4. To sell a derivative work that you created on, contact us.
  5. Permission to distribute your derivative work through may be revoked at any time and without prior notice.
  6. Acceptance for the sale of your derivative work(s) on does not imply or represent endorsement of your derivative works by Ashes of Isar or by Steven S. Williamson.


  1. You may not use the Ashes of Isar intellectual property, gaming system, content, rules or mechanics, in whole or in part, in any other game system or original works that you create for yourself or any other party.
  2. You may not misrepresent the Rules, or the Ashes of Isar name or logo, to be produced, owned or distributed by anyone other than the copyright holder, Steven S. Williamson, except as granted by this License.
  3. You agree to not use anyone else’s intellectual property or copyrighted material in your derivative works without the intellectual property holder’s expressed permission. Ashes of Isar and Steven S. Williamson will not be held liable or responsible for any copyright, trademark or intellectual property violation you may commit (or any other law, for that matter).
  4. You may not apply legal terms or technological measures to your derivative works that restrict others from doing anything this License permits, or provide rights or permissions that this License restricts.
  5. Steven S. Williamson reserves the right to modify, amend or revoke the terms of this License without notice or compensation, and reserves all rights and remedies available in law and equity.