D6G Ep 49: Trademarks, Terraforming, Painting, & Gaming with the Blind

Ep 49 is a big show:  Trademark Law, gaming mods for the blind, painting tips, and how to build an old west building are all cramed togeather and somehow make sense.  (we hope)

Up first: Tactica Trademark!  Recently one of our sponsors came under fire for sending out C&D letters regarding their trademark.  Since we actually have a lawyer on staff here at the D6G we thought it would be interesting to go through the ins and outs of Trademark and copyright protection for companies in our industry.  Why do they do it, why should we care, and when should we call foul?

We also have Colen McAlister on from "Lone Wolf Development" to discuss the recent Internet flap over their C&D letters.

Later, Total Fan Girl interviews a physics student who came up with an innovative way to modify Settlers of Catan for sight impared players.

Finally, Craig takes control and gives us a bunch of great painting tips focusing on building terrain.  He even gives step by step instructions on how to build a simple "old west" style building. 

All that and our usual 'not too horrible' humor, with features such as:

  • The Hollywood Minute  
  • Rapid Fire
  • What's in the News
  • Achievements in Gaming
  • & More

If you'd like to discuss the show with us and others in our forum thread: click here.

The following fine organizations help make this show possible:

 Myriad Games, on behalf of friendly, professional gaming stores everywhere.

www.Battlefoam.com

www.WolfLair.com

www.PaintedFigs.com  

www.DoghouseSystems.com


 ==Quick Reference==

The News:  1 hr 6 min

Trademark Discussion: 1 hr 11 min

Interview with Lone Wolf: 2 hr 9 min

Hollywood Minute: 2hr 43 min

Interview on Settlers of Catan for Sight Impaired (TFG): 2 hr 50 min

Painting & Terraforming w/ Craig: 3h 5 m

 


 Links Discussed in the show:

Goodreads.com

Modeling: http://www.hirstarts.com/

Modeling: http://plastruct.com/

Settlers of Catan Sight Impared Game mod: http://gamemod.community.officelive.com/

Raef's Blog: Link

Craig's Blog: Link

Total Fan Girl Blog: Link

Wargamer Radio Network: Link

Pulp Gamer Network: Link

 

Direct download: D6GEp49.mp3
Category:D6G Podcast -- posted at: 10:48pm EDT
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