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Wizards of the Coast LLC

Historical Events

    1990:

    1996:

    1997:

    1999:

    2001:

    • Founder Peter Adkison leaves the company to pursue personal interests.

    Jun 24, 2002:

    • Wizards of the Coast releases Magic: The Gathering Online, a massive multiplayer online version of their acclaimed collectible cards game.

    Oct 01, 2003:

    • Wizards of the Coast files a lawsuit against Pokemon USA, Inc., the New York-based subsidiary of The Pokemon Company in Japan over the Pokemon Trading Card Game

    Dec 29, 2003:

    • Wizards of the Coast and Pokemon USA agree to resolve their differences over the Pokemon Trading Card Game amicably without the need for legal proceedings
    Company history contributed by Sciere (548426), Matthew Abeles (2) and Jeanne (76473)