Scott Rouse and D&D Licensing Manager Linae Foster were the successors at Wizards of the Coast to Ryan Dancey, who created the Open Gaming License (OGL).:295 On April 18, 2007, Wizards of the Coast announced that it would not be renewing Paizo Publishing's licenses for Dragon and Dungeon and Rouse stated, "Today the internet is where people go to get this kind of information. By moving to an online model we are using a delivery system that broadens our reach to fans around the world." Rouse and Foster worked on a new OGL to support the fourth edition of Dungeons & Dragons beginning in 2007, which became the Game System License by 2008.:295 Rouse, the last remaining stated proponent of open gaming at Wizards, left the company on October 12, 2009.:296
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