March 8, 2021

Episode 68 - Kickstarter Conundrums

Iain Chantler is back from holiday and the team are raring to get back in the studio and breakdown the latest tabletop news for you. This episode we cover many Kickstarter issues, Wizards of the Coast rebranding and rising, lawsuits, and the influx of computer game themed boardgames! 

Headlines

 

Bamboo Bash

Original KS

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/sleevekings/376876876/description?ref=bw5mj4&token=c4999380

New KS

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/sleevekings/1878321907?ref=ei1m77&token=c5ae6a95

Sleeve Kings post

https://sleevekings.com/blogs/news/bamboo-bash-blows-up

Mayday Games Post

https://www.maydaygames.com/blogs/news/about-click-clack-lumberjack

Why Seth left Mayday

https://boardgamegeek.com/thread/2327859/bait-and-switch-publisher

 

Roxley Games IP dispute

https://twitter.com/roxleygames/status/1364244245859561476

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/roxley/radlands?ref=discovery&term=radlands

 

Luke Crane launches then cancels the “Perfect RPG”

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/burningwheel/the-perfect-rpg

 

News

 

Tasty minstrel accused of not paying royalties

https://www.boardgamegeek.com/thread/2606814/tasty-minstrel-games-does-not-pay-royalties-their/page/1

 

Zac Smith is suing Gencon

https://beta.documentcloud.org/documents/20475730-smith-v-gen-con-king-county-superior-court-21-2-01684-3

 

Tiny Epic Dungeons comes under criticism

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/coe/tiny-epic-dungeons

 

Wizards rebranded and promoted plus more

https://comicbook.com/gaming/news/wizards-of-the-coast-dungeons-dragons-magic-hasbro-reorganizatio/

https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210225005942/en/Hasbro-Outlines-Strategic-Growth-Drivers-at-Virtual-Investor-Event

https://comicbook.com/gaming/news/magic-the-gathering-lord-of-the-rings-warhammer-40k/

https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/47728/wizards-coast-unveils-spelltable-beta

 

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Outro

Videogames become boardgames

 

Metal Gear Solid Cancelled

https://www.dicebreaker.com/games/metal-gear-solid-the-board-game/news/metal-gear-solid-board-game-cancelled

Stardew Valley

https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/332290/stardew-valley-board-game

Skyrim

https://gamefound.com/projects/draft/zx6js610y7lvnlnav6qbisnxqqy#/section/project-story

https://www.polygon.com/2021/2/25/22299066/skyrim-board-game-gamefound-kickstarter-crowdfunding-launch-robinson-crusoe?utm_campaign=polygon&utm_content=chorus&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter

Stellaris
https://www.dicebreaker.com/games/stellaris-infinite-legacy/news/stellaris-infinite-legacy-board-game-kickstarter

Prison Architect
https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/332313/prison-architect-cardboard-county-penitentiary?fbclid=IwAR0pW22kN6ENoSsgPxcu8xWRxBXYosjgU6KeNPmklPSDHTJkz8JoCbFndeQ

Punchboard Reviews

https://punchboard.co.uk/interview-mark-cooke-from-psc-games/

 

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