The Creators Of The Banner Saga Are Fighting To Keep The Game's Name

The creators of the Banner Saga are fighting to keep the game's name. Stoic Studios has sent in a statement.

Two years ago, the three of us at Stoic set out to make an epic viking game: The Banner Saga. We did, and people loved it, so we're making another one. We won't make a viking saga without the word Saga, and we don't appreciate anyone telling us we can't. King.com claims they're not attempting to prevent us from using The Banner Saga, and yet their legal opposition to our trademark filing remains. We're humbled by the outpouring of support and honored to have others stand with us for the right to their own Saga. We just want to make great games.P LD


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    They should change the name to The Candy Banner

      The Candy Banner Saga: Saga of the Banner made of Candy.

        Or just name their next game "The Lolly Smash Story"

        Last edited 23/01/14 7:30 pm

    If its a case of David VS Goliath. Then this is the perfect op for them to crowd fund a legal fight. Seriously I'd throw in some cash just to tell those Candy ***** where they can stick it.

      Candy ***** Saga would be an entirely different type of game

        For one, it's a game I would play......after a few scotches on a lonely night.

        That should be "Candi". With an "i".

    The best way we can show support, is by buying the game.

      Usually I'm against buying or boycotting something as a gesture but The Banner Saga is actually quite excellent. Anyone who has an appreciation for turn-based strategy or Bakshi-styled animation owes it to themselves to check it out. Candy Crush on the other hand... I personally don't know where the appeal comes from.

        I bet you cant even see where the appeal of cocaine comes from.

          Oh that's easy... It helps get Hobbit movies made.

          http://youtu.be/aMmNbrq7qoE

            This may explain how they took the shortest book and split it into 3 movies. Man I bet they wish they made the Lord of the Rings as a 12 parter now.

    What they should write:
    Dear king.com,
    Go f*ck yourselves.
    Much love,
    Stoic studios.

    There's legitimately protecting your trademark, and than on the other hand there is the kind of bullshit that king.com are now trying.

    How could you mix these games up?

    This is also worth a read in case you don't hate King enough yet
    http://junkyardsam.com/kingcopied

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