Brainwaves Episode 140 - Copied Spells
Brainwaves | Board Game and Tabletop News Show
by The Giant Brain
2d ago
Brainwaves is a whole 6 years old! We would like to thank all our listeners for their support and encouragement over the time we have been running the show.  The whole team are back this episode to bring you the return of Golden Bell, the defence of Hasbro by Chris Cocks, more plagiarism in Magic: The Gathering and much more!   Headlines   Webcomic Name creator sued by Golden Bell https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/56568/oh-no-suit-sends-webcomic-name-creator-alex-norris-back-gofundme?fbclid=IwAR157V87k3IHCdMbXEX1IOCca6gkQw6J7myVSPZZP2FXFDxKVgrav7Ifo9I_aem_AbGJEwj7A1FunkxrgJRj7 ..read more
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Blades in the Dark at Gothcon
Brainwaves | Board Game and Tabletop News Show
by The Giant Brain
1w ago
Bit of a different cast to our usual today. This is an actual play I did at Gothcon, Sweden. If you aren't familiar Actual Play is a type of RPG that is recorded for people to listen to how a game plays out. I hope you enjoy it. This one is for Blades in the Dark, a game I love to bits. Players Huge thanks to the folks who played and made my job really easy! Andreas Lundström - Sweden Rolls https://www.swedenrolls.com/ Hjlmar Norden - Red Moon Roleplaying https://www.redmoonroleplaying.com/ Krister Svanlund https://www.svartvikenrp.se/ Giant Brain links for Blades How to play, and run, Blades ..read more
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Brainwaves Episode 139 - "Compelling" AI
Brainwaves | Board Game and Tabletop News Show
by The Giant Brain
3w ago
The team of 3 are back together to bring you the best, weirdest, and most controversial news stories from around the tabletop industry. This episode cover companies collapsing, “compelling” AI, and new factories.    Headlines   Ninja Division files for bankruptcy https://boardgamewire.com/index.php/2024/03/11/thousands-of-kickstarter-backers-left-out-of-pocket-as-super-dungeon-explore-publisher-ninja-division-files-for-bankruptcy/   Hasbro presents “compelling” case for AI https://www.dicebreaker.com/games/dungeons-and-dragons-5e/news/dungeons-and-dragons-ai-generation-chri ..read more
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Brainwaves Episode 138 - Golden Edison
Brainwaves | Board Game and Tabletop News Show
by The Giant Brain
1M ago
Oliver is back in the studio giving us a full complement of hosts this week! On Brainwaves Episode 138 we look at awards, shipping issues, a Tempest reising in the industry and look ahead to some conventions Iain is attending.    Headlines   As D’Or Winners announced https://www.tabletopgaming.co.uk/news/french-board-game-award-winners-announced/   Cardboard Edison Awards https://cardboardedison.com/award   Prospero Hall folk start a new studio https://www.linkedin.com/posts/chris-rowlands-9b3209b2_openforwork-activity-7167897574983581696-IkIm/?utm_source=share&utm ..read more
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Brainwaves Episode 137 - Cold Embrace
Brainwaves | Board Game and Tabletop News Show
by The Giant Brain
2M ago
The Brainwaves team are back to bring you the best in tabletop gaming news. This cast covers callous corporations, soaring crowdfunding, fantastically diverse awards, and D&D on stage?    Headlines   Hasbro Financials https://boardgamewire.com/index.php/2024/02/13/magic-dd-maker-hasbro-lost-over-1bn-in-q4-predicts-wotc-revenue-decline-in-2024/ https://investor.hasbro.com/financial-information/quarterly-results   Embracer prioritises shareholders https://www.gamedeveloper.com/business/embracer-says-it-s-looking-out-for-shareholders-after-cutting-almost-1-400-jobs?utm_sou ..read more
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Brainwaves Episode 136 - Cold Funk
Brainwaves | Board Game and Tabletop News Show
by The Giant Brain
2M ago
It’s the team of Iain and Jamie this episode to bring you all the best, and worst, in tabletop gaming news. From Funko selling off their best asset, to Mojo award winners, we have all the latest breaking news.    Headlines   Funko sells game division https://boardgamewire.com/index.php/2024/01/17/funko-just-sold-its-board-games-assets-and-prospero-hall-design-team-to-rummikub-maker-goliath/ https://boardgamewire.com/index.php/2024/01/19/how-goliath-bought-prospero-halls-game-assets-but-left-its-heart-behind/   RPG controversy https://diyanddragons.blogspot.com/2024/01/xande ..read more
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Brainwaves Episode 135 - New Knockout
Brainwaves | Board Game and Tabletop News Show
by The Giant Brain
3M ago
The Brainwaves Team are back from our festive hiatus. Every two weeks we bring you the best in tabletop gaming news from the controversial to the down right strange. This episode we cover Hasbro’s unwanted Christmas present, Wizards in AI art trouble (again), Tabletop Mentorship programme expanding, and can you guess what Iain thought he would never type into the show notes? Headlines Hasbro cuts workforce in the run-up to Christmas https://www.theguardian.com/business/2023/dec/11/toymaker-hasbro-layoffs   Wizards under fire for AI art. Again https://www.polygon.com/24029754/wizards-coast ..read more
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Brainwaves Episode 134 - Wizards Embrace
Brainwaves | Board Game and Tabletop News Show
by The Giant Brain
4M ago
The team are back after a longer break between episodes and the tabletop world has been busy. From more art theft, to awards, loads of updates, and unfortunate lawsuits Jamie and Iain bring you the best in tabletop news from across the world in the last Brainwaves of the year!    Headlines   Wizards steals more art https://www.dicebreaker.com/games/magic-the-gathering-game/news/magic-the-gathering-artst-apologises-for-stolen-art-lost-caverns-of-ixalan   https://twitter.com/L_Lanfranconi/status/1725886246176587996?s=20   https://imgur.com/0qW5J62   Embracer in trou ..read more
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Brainwaves Episode 132 - Hasbro Halloween
Brainwaves | Board Game and Tabletop News Show
by The Giant Brain
6M ago
It’s a spooky news cast. No not really. Well maybe a bit. At the start. Blame Jamie. This episode of Brainwaves the team bring you a Hasbro heavy episode as that company releases its third quarter earnings, Magic changes its booster format, Wizards starts a TV channel. All this and more in Brainwaves Episode 132.   Headlines   Wizards starting TV channel https://www.polygon.com/23919779/dnd-dungeons-dragons-actual-play-tv-show-encounter-party https://variety.com/2023/digital/news/dungeons-dragons-free-streaming-fast-channel-eone-launch-1235609856/   Hasbro Third Quarter Earnings ..read more
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Brainwaves Episode 130 - Berserk AI
Brainwaves | Board Game and Tabletop News Show
by The Giant Brain
7M ago
In this edition of Brainwaves the team cover Berserk Games not paying their dues, troubles at Haba, and the continued rise of AI in the hobby. All this, and more, on this episode of Brainwaves.   Headlines   Berserk Games   https://twitter.com/digisprite/status/1700078934769987626   https://boardgamegeek.com/thread/2757485/seeking-help-regarding-berserk-games-resolved-reop   Dicebreaker Article we refer to in the Jamey Stegmaier quote https://www.dicebreaker.com/topics/tabletop-simulator/news/tabletop-simulator-moderation-transphobia-allegation-1   Haba is insolve ..read more
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