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http://www.ripten.com/2011/10/18/moj...-keep-scrolls/
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Today, Notch announced on his Twitter that, unsurprisingly, Mojang won the injunction.

Sorry Zenimax/Bethesda. You guys do not, in fact, own the word ‘scrolls and you will have to share some Google search space with Mojang. Darn.
Of course he won, Bethesda was foolish to go after the cherished king of indie games.
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Good stuff, good for him
    
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Thats nice!Never expected that really
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Hell yeah! This gets me pumped up. Im so tired of reading about foolish lawsuits every day.
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They should have taken him up on his original offer.
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Originally Posted by corky dorkelson View Post
They should have taken him up on his original offer.
What was the original offer? I never heard about an offer.
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What was the original offer? I never heard about an offer.
A match at Quake. lol!
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Bethesda should've taken him on the Quake 3 offer. They would've stood a chance then. lol.
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Originally Posted by Vagrant Storm View Post
What was the original offer? I never heard about an offer.
Notch nobly offered to settle the dispute with a game of Quake 3. He picked something lighthearted in order to show Bethesda the error of their ways and actions.

Unfortunately, they didn't listen. So, Notch had to beat them savagely in court.
All in all, considering all the public embarrassment, people cancelling their pre-orders for Skyrim, and the irreversible damage to their reputation, it was an absolutely disaster for Bethesda.
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LOL...he chalenged them to a game of Quake 3 for the rights to the name? That would have been epic! For some reason I don't see Bethesda having any employees beeing all that great at a PC game though...

I feel so ashamed I don't play Minecraft now...I will have to start up
Edited by Vagrant Storm - 10/18/11 at 9:21am
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