January 24, 2022

Episode 90 - Tabletop Berserker

Iain and Jamie are in the studio to bring you the best in tabletop news. This episode covers all that is going on with Tabletop Simulator, TSR returns with yet more controversy, Pokemon fraud (again), very old games, world record attempts and more! 

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Headlines

Tabletop Simulator Transphobia

https://twitter.com/mx_danger/status/1479732364830023682?s=20

 

1st response

https://twitter.com/TabletopSim/status/1479909440065257474?s=20

 

2nd response

https://twitter.com/tabletopsim/status/1480229909150769156?s=21

 

3rd response

https://twitter.com/tabletopsim/status/1482079600335536128?s=21

 

Steam review bombing

https://twitter.com/JoeSondow/status/1480330254069600260?s=20

 

Sample review support quote

https://twitter.com/mattthr/status/1481315246287507465?s=20

 

Link to Xoe’s document

https://docs.google.com/document/d/17kBMorbq59Izsu5gYA1B3pQfbyoaG102_p0pEWZx4Hk/edit

 

Backup of Xoe’s encounters with Mods

https://twitter.com/urbanritual/status/1479934875255787520?s=21

 

Xoe apology acknowledgement

https://twitter.com/XoeAllred/status/1482579098308276225?s=20

Polygon Summary

https://www.polygon.com/tabletop-games/22879963/tabletop-simulator-moderation-homophobic-transphobic-global-chat

 

Updates

TSR

https://mobile.twitter.com/BrainClouds/status/1479472322276995073

https://logos.fandom.com/wiki/TSR

 

Logan Paul did buy fake cards

https://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2022-01-14-youtuber-logan-paul-wastes-usd3-5m-on-fake-pokemon-cards

 

News

 

Archaeologists discover 4000 year old stone board game

https://pcma.uw.edu.pl/en/2022/01/04/qumayrah-valley-in-oman-ancient-towers-copper-trade-and-games/

https://www.heritagedaily.com/2022/01/archaeologists-discover-4000-year-old-stone-board-game/142440?amp

 

Essen Spiel bought

https://twitter.com/spiel_messe/status/1480507331469266947?s=21

 

Pandemic digital removed from stores

https://www.dicebreaker.com/games/pandemic/news/pandemic-digital-board-game-removed

 

World Longest Game attempt 

https://www.facebook.com/dave.wetherall/posts/10158411691642791

https://herefordshireboardgamers.co.uk/duneworldrecord/

 

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Outro

 

Wild Uno

https://twitter.com/realUNOgame/status/1479513241399267332?t=jo-_MZ51DdvKfEE-iFCl1g&s=19

 

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