This is a lump in RELOAD format. it contains persistant metadata for exporting the game to various distribution packages, as well as for generating/exporting standard README.txt files
- distrib - root container node
- pkgname string - the package name to export to. If missing or blank, a default value based on the rpg file name will be used instead.
- gamename string - the full name of the game. If missing or blank, a sanitized version of the long name in the GEN lump will be used
- author string - the name of the game author or authors
- email string - the author's e-mail address
- website string - the author's website
- description string - a single paragraph description with automatic line wrapping. This will be the first paragraph of the generated README
- more_description string - Any additional text that should follow the first paragraph in the generated README.
- license string - should be one of a pre-set list of license strings
- copyright_year string - four digit year when copyright starts, or a range of years (defaults to the current year when you first export your game)
Example values for the license field (Not an exhaustive list)
|license||Rendered in generated README.txt||extra files included||Info URL|
|COPYRIGHT||(C) Copyright YYYY <authorname> All Rights Reserved||https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Copyright|
|PUBLICDOMAIN||Copyright released by <authorname> into the Public Domain||https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Public_domain|
|GPL||(C) Copyright YYYY <authorname>\nReleased under the terms of the GPL, see LICENSE.txt for details||Full copy of GPL||https://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html|
|CC-BY||(C) Copyright YYYY <authorname>\nThis work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License||Full copy of CC-BY License||https://creativecommons.org/choose/|
Other Creative Commons licenses should be supported too, not just CC-BY, but I see no need to type them all out in detail here.
If the game author wants a custom license, they should choose COPYRIGHT and then type their license in the description or more_description section.