If you’re keen to learn more about Creative Commons copyright licensing — and maybe get your friends and colleagues learning too — try Creative Commons Release ‘Em Poker!
Loosely based on the Texas Hold ‘Em style of poker, you play the game using a standard deck of cards, but with the suits replaced by the four Creative Commons licence elements. Beautiful old paintings of manu Māori (native NZ birds) replace the face cards.
Creative Commons Release ‘Em Poker is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License (CC-BY-SA). This means anyone can share, adapt and build upon the material for any purpose, even commercially. It was designed by Kiwi open-source software and open data advocate Cam Findlay, who also works for the NZ Government’s open data service data.govt.nz.