Apparently OGL stands for “Open Gaming License”. I don’t think they know what “open” means.

From what I hear, and note I’m not a tabletop RPG player but I follow quite a few on YouTube, someone from Microsoft was behind Wizard Of The Coast’s “open gaming license”, in which really it’s not open. If you do anything with their game mechanics they will claim it and take all the money you earned. And if they don’t like something you did (the false “racist” accusation comes to mind, where you can’t have evil races anymore because some orc’s feelings will be hurt) they will shut you down altogether. This has sent D&D fans away from the game and to other offerings. Pathfinder seems to be the one I hear the most. Apparently they were convinced Dungeons & Dragons players were so obsessed with their game that they would pay WOTC for the right to make content. That kind of backfired in their faces.

Over at The Clutter Reports this week I posted a video talking about the different terms used by Transformers fans in discussions, and for that site’s purposes sales and auctions, in case others wanted a boost selling figures they have. It works for non-Transformers action figures as well, except of course for the parts involving shape-changing robots.

Here at the Spotlight this week I’m hoping to finally make all my posts. It seems every week I miss one because Friday didn’t have a “Yesterday’s” Comic review. We’ll also be finishing the Kree/Skrull War in the same feature this week and continuing TekWar for Chapter By Chapter. I’m not sure what else will be next but hopefully you find something you like. Have a great week, everyone!

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A would be comic writer looking to organize his living space as well as his thoughts. So I have a blog for each goal. :)

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