August 23, 2021

Episode 80 - Historically Accurate

Iain and Jamie dust off their hats, strap on a pen and paper, and venture into the wild west of tabletop news to bring you only the chunkiest nuggets. This time they cover abuse allegations at Broken Token, the Zenobia awards finalists, global shipping problems, sad passings and more. 

 

Headlines

Broken Token abuse allegations

https://medium.com/@ashrtaylor13/speaking-up-to-protect-others-73f152bcb772

 

Iello Comment

https://twitter.com/IelloUSA/status/1428747934078685188?s=20

 

Pandasaurus

https://twitter.com/Pandasaurusgame/status/1428421753919901709?s=19

 

Broken Token Statement

https://twitter.com/tbt_gaming?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor

 

RAINN (US)

https://www.rainn.org/

 

Rape Crisis (UK)

https://rapecrisis.org.uk/about-us/who-we-are/

 

Women’s Aid (UK)

https://www.womensaid.org.uk/

 

Femicide Census

https://www.femicidecensus.org/

 

Brissaud Assault

https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/41392/security-camera-footage-brissaud-gen-con-incident

https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/41222/brissaud-statement-gen-con-incident

 

Zenobia Award announces nominees

https://zenobiaaward.org/finalists/

 

Global Shipping problems

https://twitter.com/BoardGameGeek/status/1427281645275582466

https://twitter.com/BoardGameGeek/status/1427347558129676289?s=19

http://www.sjgames.com/ill/archive/August_10_2021/Freight_An_Extinction_Level_Event

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/restorationgames/return-to-dark-tower/posts/3273565

 

News

 

RIP Steve Perrin

https://twitter.com/Chaosium_Inc/status/1426433090415562752?s=19

 

Knizia terminates all planned releases with a variety of publishers

https://www.dicebreaker.com/categories/board-game/news/knizia-games-terminates-releases

 

Gencon requiring masks, maybe vax proof

https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/49012/gen-con-reverses-course-maskless-attendance

 

Patreon Shoutouts

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Outro

 

Monopoly Restaurant

https://www.foodandwine.com/news/monopoly-restaurant-top-hat-london

https://www.thetophatrestaurant.com/menus

 

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