Episode 42 - A look at the Hasbro/DnD drama that has consumed the online RPG community recently. The safe harbour of the OGL is now in doubt and it could be that ORC becomes the new banner that folks flock to. Will the community forgive and forget or is DnD on a slow decline?
"The one thing I would add is when you think about Dungeons & Dragons Beyond and it being the premier digital tool set, it gives us a great opportunity to expand both internationally, but also the tools and capabilities we give all of our players, it's going to give us a wonderful opportunity to monetize more of our player base than the Dungeon Masters that we are monetizing today."
The DND beyond statement re OGL 1.1
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Video re the OGL statement
The Thermocline tipping point
OGL saved DnD
Copyright and games
News about the OGL drama
Phd thesis on the OGL