Story 1 – Bitcoin Gold having some launch issues
The Bitcoin Gold network is still having some major issues with peering. Support won't be available today. We are actively monitoring the situation.
— Ledger (@LedgerHQ) November 13, 2017
That is according to the company who make the Ledger hardware wallets.
That had recently said that they would release support for Bitcoin Gold on the 13th of November just as long as the launch of the main Bitcoin Gold network went smoothly.
While there is no word of any problems on the official Bitcoin Gold website or their Twitter, there is this article: