July 20, 2020

Episode 53 - Meddling Wizards

The HQ is on red alert as the news tubes fill up with more information than they can handle. Setting the interns on the problem Iain M and Jamie set about getting the podcast done to reduce the strain on the system whilst Iain C is lost somewhere in the piles of news! This episode we report on the return of Golden Bell to crowdfunding, Wizards having more employee troubles, Twitter Bans, Scrabble bans, deaths, awards and loads more! 

Headlines

Golden Bell Studios launches crowdfunding site

https://www.reddit.com/r/boardgames/comments/hkxaun/golden_bell_studios_is_starting_their_own/

https://www.thegrowingtreehouse.com/

Wizards Employee Troubles

https://www.belloflostsouls.net/2020/07/dd-wotc-employee-quits-sparking-uproar.html

https://www.belloflostsouls.net/2020/07/dd-wotc-issues-apology-community-demands-action.html

https://twitter.com/DungeonCommandr/status/1279208531103629312

Eric Lang twitter ban

https://www.facebook.com/eric.lang.1217/posts/10158245957480856

https://www.facebook.com/eric.lang.1217/posts/10158247949970856

News

Mythic Update

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1162110258/time-of-legends-joan-of-arc/posts/2893949

Episode 42

https://giantbrain.co.uk/2020/02/03/episode-42-parting-ways/

Jim Holloway has Died

https://www.belloflostsouls.net/2020/07/the-bell-tolls-for-jim-holloway.html

Dice Tower Awards

https://www.dicetowernews.com/article/winners-13th-annual-dice-tower-awards-announced

Scrabble bans offensive words

https://kotaku.com/scrabble-bans-hundreds-of-offensive-words-from-competit-1844301407?utm_campaign=Kotaku&utm_content=1594179486&utm_medium=SocialMarketing&utm_source=twitter

Edinburgh Games Lab

https://historyandgames.shca.ed.ac.uk/?fbclid=IwAR1NppB8MBJuIPclig4kEf_Gcmcz-FHtaXT-5tz0rcvrJgDyKj_T4F61Ivc

Asmodee buys Libellud

https://www.geeknative.com/74652/growth-hungry-asmodee-buys-dixit-and-mysteriums-libellud/?fbclid=IwAR2bsVMDqq8JdvmrgJJDef_JXJIXwJ5ydDay2PWwBlSe8ZMs5Jq3OrgMJqk

 

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Outro

Gamemaster Documentary

https://www.dicebreaker.com/categories/board-game/news/board-game-documentary-gamemaster-released

 

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