Archive for July 2020

Weekly News #13 - 26th July 2020 - Problem Products

CONTENT WARNING - SEXUAL THEMES
In this week's news I look at new releases from:
 
 
What these three have in common are problematic content and themes involved in their new releases. How should consumers identify, deal with and respond to problematic themes in their hobby? And how should manufacturers deal with the issue of what is, ultimately, a leisure game about warfare?

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So, Plast Craft Games looks like they're going under.  How did this runaway success and tabletop tech leader get into such trouble?  Well... I can't pretend I really know, but I'll take a good guess in this week's episode.

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There was some excitement recently over a falling-out between venerable miniatures wargaming forum, The Miniatures Page, and respected historical game design partnership, Too Fat Lardies.
 
You know this stuff always gets my little grey cells pumping, so I thought I weigh in some factual, legal and philosophical analysis.  But it's not just theoretical.  This is a question with some significant import in how Precinct Omega will do business in the future.

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Due to the other stuff going on in my life, I pre-recorded this podcast, so it doesn't include some important things I'd like to talk about.  I'll get to those next week!
 
Companies mentioned:
 

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