October 26, 2020

Episode 59 - Rap Shoes

The team is excited to bring you their first cast live from Essen! Turns out it’s been cancelled. Boo. Gathering themselves and retreating back to the confines of their hotel room the team diligently bring you the latest in tabletop gaming news: Wizards getting sued, more awards, chess cheating continued, rappers, pokemon and much, much more! 

 

Headlines

Wizards taken to court over Dragonlance Books

https://www.geeknative.com/99114/racism-and-sexism-blamed-for-ruining-multi-million-dollar-dragonlance-deal-as-wizards-of-the-coast-are-taken-to-court/

International Gamers Award Game of the Year Nominees Announced

https://therewillbe.games/news-newsflashes/8206-international-gamers-award-game-of-the-year-2020-nominees-announced?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

Chess Cheating Crisis Continues

https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2020/oct/16/chesss-cheating-crisis-paranoia-has-become-the-culture

 

News

Wu-Tang Clan play chess for Charity

https://www.dicebreaker.com/games/chess/news/wu-tang-chess-rza-gza-charity-match

https://www.chess.com/news/view/hennessy-wu-tang-maurice-ashley-chess

Rapper Logic buys pokemon card for $200,574

https://twitter.com/ICV2/status/1317169445534535680?s=19

Geek Retreat to expand

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-54599300?fbclid=IwAR0a1yjtf4hwkyb8dj3LWYCN5hyFhimu-Z1pZpOKTuN85VwKu90B0cRGt-o

Dragonmeet Cancelled

https://www.facebook.com/groups/dragonmeet

Sign up to GM https://www.dragonmeet.co.uk/gms.html?fbclid=IwAR0axku_DzAR-LguWhTa-moeKq40OZtGu5jPZiTn4bRlfl3h3-BkEU09EMc

 

Haba USA gets new CEO

https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/46698/haba-usa-gets-new-ceo

Hasbro President retiring

https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/46718/hasbro-president-retiring?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

 

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Outro

Catan Shoes?

https://www.dicebreaker.com/games/catan-1/news/catan-footwear-collection-plainview

https://mojo-nation.com/catan-footwear-collection-way-plainview/

 

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