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Re: [Something] WizKids - Rest in Pieces

  • From"Jim" <jim@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • DateThu, 13 Nov 2008 06:38:41 -0800
I got the impression that Topps will be the holder of the IP for the games and license them out instead of selling them off.  If they don't get the lines up and running again quickly then they could die.

They already operate under this model for Shadowrun and Classic Battletech.

Jim W.

-------- Original Message --------
> From: "Elliott C. Evans" <eeyore@xxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Thursday, November 13, 2008 9:18 AM
> To: Something List - Looney Labs <something@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Subject: [Something] WizKids - Rest in Pieces
> http://sfscope.com/2008/11/topps-is-closing-wizkids-immed.html
>  > Glenn Haumann reports that the Topps Company is shutting down
>  > WizKids, its "core hobby gaming business, and temporarily
>  > discontinuing the WizKids product lines."
> Topps will probably wind up selling WizKids to somebody else
> (my money is on Hasborg, of course), but what boggles my mind
> is why they'd just close it rather than selling it as an
> operating business.
> -- 
> Elliott C. "Eeyore" Evans
> eeyore@xxxxxxxx
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