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King.com made "direct, blatant clone" of indie's Scamperghost

Posted: 24.01.2014 by Technet2k

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Things are heating up with King.com, who recently filed a trademark 'Notice of Opposition' against Stoic's The Banner Saga for use of a single word. Matt Cox, creator of ScamperGhost, says King.com 'stole his game'.

While acknowledging that Scamperghost "isn't the most original game" he did at least make it unique, but King.com contracted another indie to make a "direct, blatant clone" of his casual title.

Stoic "won't make a Viking saga without the word Saga," reponds to King's dispute

Posted: 23.01.2014 by Technet2k

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King.com has filed a 'Notice of Opposition' over Stoic's Viking turn-based RPG The Banner Saga, despite the Candy Crush Saga creator admitting they know Stoic's game 'isn't threatening' to their IP.

Stoic has responded saying that, while "King.com claims they're not attempting to prevent us from using The Banner Saga," their legal opposition filing against them remains.

The Banner Saga gets 'progress report', game systems now at "gold standard"

Posted: 05.07.2013 by Technet2k

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Stoic's The Banner Saga, which raked in over $723k through Kickstarter, is nearing completion having been worked on for 14 months at this stage. They've used that extra $623k of pledges to make a "much larger game."

The team has been "crunching harder than ever," and now every game system has achieved 'gold standard'. That's fancy dev speak for 'stuff's working!'. They give a lengthy progress report.

The Banner Saga pushed back to "mid-year" 2013

Posted: 04.02.2013 by Technet2k

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Kickstarter graduate The Banner Saga from developer Stoic has been given a "mid-year" window for release. A multiplayer portion of the game, subtitled Factions, is in open beta right now.

It's a turn-based, Viking-themed and story led strategy RPG. The goal is to lead our clan of Vikings to glory. Stoic is made up of just three people, and all are former BioWare devs.

Kickstarter comes to UK this Halloween

Posted: 14.10.2012 by JonahFalcon

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UK developers, writers, film producers and artists will finally be able to crowd source their projects with British currency via Kickstarter on Halloween. They can begin setting up their projects today.
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