VASSAL and VLogs and the Law

I’m preparing to do a VLog that includes boardgames, but I live in a small apartment and I have no room to set up the table for many games I want to cover. Dothe Terms of Service for VASSAL Engine prohibit uscreen recording for purposes of a VLog? Or is it allowable under certain conditions?

I am in the United States.

VASSAL is licensed under the LGPL, which you can read here. The key nugget within is: “Activities other than copying, distribution and modification are not covered by this License; they are outside its scope.”

You’re free to use VASSAL as you see fit. There are already umpteen YouTube videos of people recording themselves using VASSAL for games/tutorials, and it wouldn’t surprise me if some people are using Twitch.

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It’s important to consider that the VASSAL license only covers the VASSAL software itself; if the module you are playing is under copyright, the copyright holder may object to your stream. You should seek permission from the copyright holder first before streaming such a game.