The Banner Saga Developer Gives Tongue-in-Cheek Response to King’s Trademark Claim
Earlier today we reported about a trademark opposition claim filed by Candy Crush Saga’s developer King.com against The Banner Saga’s indie dev Stoic about the use of the word “saga” in the title of the game.
Stoic just gave a rather “stoic” (not to mention tongue-in-cheek) reply to the claim on Twitter:
Dictionary defines Saga: A medieval Icelandic or Norse prose narrative of achievements and events in the history of a personage, family, etc.
And indeed, The Banner Saga is a game that deserves our support, like all the indie developers vexed by trademark claims over common words, often unable to pay for a lawyer and forced to bow to unreasonable demands.