July 22, 2019

Episode 32 - Robot Corner

Wrecking his way into Brainwaves HQ Mark Mckinnon from Dream Big Games joins Iain and Jamie on this week’s episode. Together they tackle plagiarism, the rise of the robots, oddly shaped awards, the meteoric rise of Kickstarter and the interns have finally finished off the new RPG corner! 

Headlines

 

Plagiarism accusations hit popular boardgame site

Reddit thread

https://www.reddit.com/r/boardgames/comments/c972ja/katies_game_corner_accused_of_plagiarism/

Punchboard Media Statement

https://www.punchboardmedia.com/home/2019/7/5/punchboard-media-statement-on-plagiarism-regarding-katies-game-corner

Robot AI takes on Poker

https://www.theverge.com/2019/7/11/20690078/ai-poker-pluribus-facebook-cmu-texas-hold-em-six-player-no-limit

Diana Jones Award

http://www.dianajonesaward.org/

 

News

7 Tabletop Games fund a day

https://icopartners.com/2019/07/crowdfunding-and-tabletop-games-2019-mid-year-update/

Lewis Chessmen Update

https://www.theguardian.com/culture/2019/jul/02/lewis-chessman-bought-for-5-sold-at-auction-for-735000?CMP=fb_gu&utm_medium=Social&utm_source=Facebook&fbclid=IwAR3fqPtmUHRAlaqTC0pWv-EJyMS5BIoD_05bpuG1o5Mnb5MMes0GvBqNZHM#Echobox=1562079543

 

RPG Corner

Stygian Fox

https://www.geeknative.com/67426/kickstarter-suspends-campaign-putting-rpg-publisher-stygian-foxs-future-in-doubt/?utm_source=twitter.com&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=buffer&utm_content=buffer69ae6

https://www.facebook.com/StygianFoxPublishing/posts/2030144697090649

Destination Fantastic

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/destinationfantastic/destination-fantastic

Professional DMs

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/features/2019-07-08/how-to-be-a-professional-dungeons-dragons-master-hosting-games?utm_medium=social&cmpid=socialflow-twitter-business&utm_content=business&utm_source=twitter&utm_campaign=socialflow-organic

...and finally

There Will Be Games

https://therewillbe.games/

Tabletop Scotland

https://tabletopscotland.co.uk/

Our Patreon

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Our Guest - Mark McKinnon, Dream Big Games

https://wreckandruingame.co.uk/

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