Sunday Link-Around Quest - Dec 7

Alright, you got me. I meant to post this yesterday, but I recently read that my family name could mean “a lazy man”, and decided to give it a go. Unfortunately, living up to my family name turned out to be quite unproductive, so here we are with the week’s round-up.

News

The big news this week is that Wizards of the Coast has laid off several staff, including such big names as Dave Noonan, Jonathan Tweet, and Randy Buehler. Reasons for the layoffs include frustration over Gleemax and D&D Insider failing to meet targets, clearing out monetary liabilities before the end of Hasbro’s financial year, and dilbertesque budget cuts. Several bloggers including industry insiders have voiced their disapproval:

In other news:

Products & Reviews

Fourth Edition Material

Dungeon Mastering

Game Design

Playing the Game

Other Games

And the Rest


Comments (3)

Zachary (December 7th, 2008)

Looking at this makes me realize what a busy, busy week it was.

jonathan (December 7th, 2008)

Wow! double bump! thank you!

Jack Phillips (December 9th, 2008)

Thanks for the links.

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