February 4, 2019

Episode 21 - Dobble Time

Iain, Jamie and Sam are back in the news saddle and are roping the best in Tabletop gaming news. On this episode we look at the smashing success of Tabletop Games on KS, wonder about some Russian inspired design, get excited about Captain Sonar and talk about ways we can all be more welcoming to new people in the hobby. 

Headlines

Tabletop Games smashed records on KS this year

https://www.polygon.com/2019/1/15/18184108/kickstarter-2018-stats-tabletop-video-games?fbclid=IwAR1QxgokulvgZLiip7NIr9Wga9mth-m9h1wzFZ0JX8nFkXq4rVGYsCW7eD8

Dobble has smashed the million sales target

https://www.toynews-online.biz/retail/dobble-named-uks-biggest-selling-card-game-as-one-millionth-unit-sold

Our guys in Salisbury

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/jan/24/salisbury-novichok-attack-board-game-on-sale-russia?fbclid=IwAR05EqG7RddHDO6AN9FR4beHf_PrE4fBz7VB9_tooIecnY9MvXUorx-i1_Q

News

Fog of Love sequel - Midlife Crisis

https://twitter.com/FogOfLoveGame/status/1087092840285507584

Days of Wonder announce Roll and Write game "Corinth"

http://blog.daysofwonder.com/2019/01/16/corinth-become-the-best-trader-of-the-mediterranean-sea/

http://www.leacock.com/blog/2019/1/29/announcing-era-medieval-age

Captain Sonar Campaign - Operation Dragon

https://www.matagot.com/en/catalog/extensions/captain-sonar-upgrade-two-op-ration-dragon/808/121

Tabletop Scotland Tickets are now available

https://tabletopscotland.co.uk/

Outro

Monopoly film secures Kevin Hart

https://www.theguardian.com/film/2019/jan/17/kevin-hart-monopoly-film

The Robots are coming

https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2019/jan/31/block-party-scientists-celebrate-robot-that-can-play-jenga?fbclid=IwAR3HJOy47-jLj9nox5DrO3HUR06S7vTGrX3TCFVfZUGVeP5oqeUgLZBZs9M

Executive Producers

Lucky Sparrow Games Cafe

https://www.facebook.com/luckysparrowgamescafe/

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