November 9, 2020

Episode 60 - Critical Strike

Viva le Revolution! Iain Chantler leads the charge in strike action at the Brainwaves studio! After a brief negotiation involving coffee, the team resolve their differences by coming together behind the mics. This cast we cover new studios, old money, sad partings, pay deals, auctions, and more! 

Headlines

Critical Role announce boardgame studio

https://critrole.com/announcing-darrington-press-our-game-publishing-company/

Ex-Blizzard dev starts Tabletop game studio

https://warchiefgaming.com/2020/10/27/chris-metzen-charges-back-into-world-development-with-warchief-gaming/

Pokemon deal goes south

https://www.theguardian.com/games/2020/oct/28/how-live-streamed-375k-deal-for-pokemon-cards-ended-in-disaster

Hasbro Earnings call

https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/46853/big-gains-hasbro-gaming-q3

https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/46855/hasbro-developing-d-d-tv-more

https://seekingalpha.com/article/4381371-hasbro-inc-ceo-brian-goldner-on-q3-2020-results-earnings-call-transcript?page=1

 

News

Martin McKenna dies

https://officialfightingfantasy.blogspot.com/2020/11/martin-mckenna-1969-2020.html

Asmodee launches P&P online guides

https://connect-and-play.asmodee.fun/

Wotc strikes deal to pay DMs

https://www.geeknative.com/99894/wizards-of-the-coast-strikes-a-deal-to-pay-some-dms/

http://heraldsguild.com/virtual-dd-weekends/

…..and auctions off unique items
https://www.geeknative.com/101016/wizards-of-the-coast-to-hold-unique-dd-item-ebay-action/

 

Patreon Shoutouts

Exec Producers: Lucky Sparrow Gaming Cafe

https://luckysparrow.co.uk/

Shaun Newan

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facebook.com/gamealotboardgames

Our Patreon

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Support Us

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Metallic Dice Games

https://metallicdicegames.com/

 

Outro

Monopoly for Sore Losers

https://www.argos.co.uk/product/8114895

 

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