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Usually when Wizards of the Coast aims its legal cannons at something, said something is utterly annihilated. Not so in the case of WotC vs Cryptozoic, the developer of a digital collectible card game called Hex: Shards of Fate, which shared an uncomfortable number of similarities with WotC's own Magic CCG. After more than a year's worth of litigation, the two parties have finally come to an understanding.


Disputes over intellectual property walk a fine line between meting out justice and delving headfirst into a ridiculous bramble of legalese. It's not clear which side Magic: The Gathering publisher Wizards of the Coast's lawsuit against the creators of Hex: The Shards of Fate will end up on. But trying to compare the two games, I can already tell that things are going to get tricky.