Late last year, Gale Force 9 drew up the paperwork to take Wizards of the Coast to Court.
The model maker claimed that Wizards of the Coast was to terminate their relationship and to do so would count as a breach of contract.
Models were not the cause of the problem, though. Gale Force 9 facilitated the translation of Dungeons & Dragons to non-English speaking territories. Wizards of the Coast had said that the quality was substandard and that they would give Gale Force 9 no more work.
ICv2 reports that the initial ruling went to Wizards of the Coast. Gale Force 9 had asked for an immediate restraining order to prevent WotC from terminating the license. The judge recommended that the Court not agree to this noting that Gale Force 9 had not demonstrated their case was a sure-win.
Now, before the case as gone any further and avoiding many expensive pre-trial activities; the two have agreed to settle. Wizards will not, right now, cancel the contract.
A few weeks ago, Wizards of the Coast other legal challenge; one mounted by the Dragonlance authors Margaret Weis and Tracy Hickman, was also settled out of Court.
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