Wizards of the Coast cancels OGL claim after online anger

Dungeons & Dragons writer Wizards of the Coast reportedly canceled a statement on its updated open game license for the second time this week.

Wizards of the Coast internal sources tell io9 that the corporation is struggling to formulate a response to the backlash

Wizards of the Coast, which is owned by Hasbro, did not immediately respond to a request for comment for this story.

According to io9 sources, the new OGL, now known as OGL 2.Zero, was supposed to go live on Thursday afternoon, along with a detailed FAQ

But while D&D character Ginny Di tweeted that people need to cancel their D&D beyond subscription so she can send a clean message to Wizards

A move from subscribers who turned off their pricing to D&D Past seemed to quickly shut down the contact page for unsubscribes due to server errors.

The bottom line of those cancellations and their effect on Wizards of the Coast's bottom line is not always negligible

Wizards of the Coast also canceled a D&D livestream beyond the previously scheduled one on Twitch, which had been scheduled for 3:00 p.m

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