Episode 23 – Stranger Dice

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-6yaft-a99431

On this episode we address controversy within the RPG community, the nature of randomness in dice, head to France for some awards, Glasgow for some games cafe action and feature more news than you can shake a reasonably sized game at!

Headlines

Wizards issue statement regarding Zak Smith

Wizards Statement – http://dnd.wizards.com/articles/news/dndstatement

Mandy Morbid’s Statement – (Content Warning for descriptions of abuse) https://m.facebook.com/amandapatricianagy/posts/10215845527064252 

Awards Season comes to France

http://www.festivaldesjeux-cannes.com/en/asdor/winners

How random are your dice?

http://www.awesomedice.com/blog/353/d20-dice-randomness-test-chessex-vs-gamescience/

http://www.markfickett.com/stuff/artPage.php?id=389

News

Keyforge Expansion announced

https://www.fantasyflightgames.com/en/news/2019/2/12/age-of-ascension/

Funko gets into board games

http://globenewswire.com/news-release/2019/02/15/1726226/0/en/Funko-Acquires-Award-Winning-Board-Game-Studio.html

Root expands again

https://twitter.com/LederGames/status/1095448085809905664

D&D Stranger Things

http://www.belloflostsouls.net/2019/02/dd-breaking-new-stranger-things-dd-starter-set-revealed.html

Ancient Game Books

http://librojuegos.org/2019/02/hallazgo-impresionante-librojuegos-del-siglo-xv/

https://www.nms.ac.uk/national-museum-of-scotland/

The Giant Brain on Tour

Lucky Sparrow Games Cafe

UK Games Expo

Tabletop Scotland

Dragonmeet

Outro – The monopoly news returns!

https://www.horseandhound.co.uk/news/barns-shelters-replace-hotels-houses-new-monopoly-game-679180

https://techraptor.net/content/hasbro-announces-overwatch-board-game-overwatch-monopoly

https://www.geeknative.com/64637/talisman-monopoly-agreed-by-usaopoly-and-games-workshop/

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