June 27, 2022

Brainwaves Episode 101 - Backing Up

After the highs of the big 100, Iain and Jamie are back behind the mics to bring you the latest tabletop gaming news. This time out we cover a new player in the field of crowdfunding, Kickstarter’s community board, the Diana Jones Award, a whole slew of updates, and Monopoly Summer Camp. 

Roe Vs Wade

We are providing links here to help those needing assistance in the states and looking to donate to causes that can help. Thanks to our Discord community and Tiffany Leigh on Twitter for providing some of these links.

 

Planned Parenthood

https://www.plannedparenthood.org/

 

Donate to Abortion Funds

https://secure.actblue.com/donate/supportabortionfunds?refcode=social

 

More info on local Abortion Funds

https://twitter.com/helmsinki/status/1540339667874332672?s=20&t=pawlCg5RyYxm838zZ-7MGA

 

Information on getting abortion pills

https://twitter.com/HealthMayday/status/1540337772979838981?s=20&t=pawlCg5RyYxm838zZ-7MGA

 

Tiffany’s thread with more links

https://twitter.com/tiffanyleigh/status/1540353746261053441?s=20&t=pawlCg5RyYxm838zZ-7MGA

 

Headlines

 

Backerkit enters the crowdfunding arena

http://backerkit.com/crowdfunding?ref=announcement_twitter

 

Kickstarter elects community council

https://www.kickstarter.com/blog/welcome-to-the-members-of-kickstarters-community-advisory-cou

 

Diana Jones Award Nominees

https://twitter.com/DianaJonesAward/status/1536713946190708736?s=20&t=pq2TK-_iX_WfOgOb55THrw

 

Updates

 

Satine Phoenix & Jamison Stone

 

Comicbook article, great summary of everything so far

https://comicbook.com/gaming/news/dungeons-dragons-satine-phoenix-jamison-stone-bullying-mistreatment-wizards-of-the-coast-origins-game-fair/

 

Origins Statement

https://www.belloflostsouls.net/2022/06/origins-issues-statement-following-satine-phoenix-and-jamison-stone-controversy.html

Sirens:Battle of the Bands info (linked this last cast but in the excitement of episode 100 forgot to mention it)

https://twitter.com/Miss_Jess03/status/1534572319687180293

 

Syrinscape Statement

https://twitter.com/syrinscape/status/1537917141193633792?s=20&t=l7kBzucxupUBATR8v5EjdA

 

Embracer responds to Saudi investment

https://embracer.com/release/ceo-comment-on-the-announcement-of-the-directed-share-issue-to-savvy-gaming-group-2

 

Union updates

https://twitter.com/BellevueMOW/status/1536430640395980801?s=20&t=W2pQAj635cWlgkmd2YSz6w

 

Kinderspiel announced

https://twitter.com/SpieldesJahres/status/1538810051577753600?s=20&t=ykR1lrplQWrxOcLWUgmVTA

 

News

 

Maureen Hiron dies

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maureen_Hiron

 

Dragonwake KS

https://www.spielbar.com/wordpress/2022/06/12/23281/

 

https://boardgamegeek.com/thread/2887715/dont-mess-original-designer-kickstarter

 

GW Finances

https://www.tabletopdaily.com/2022/06/14/games-workshop-reports-9-revenue-growth-in-fiscal-2022/

 

https://investor.games-workshop.com/2022/06/14/year-end-trading-update/

Patreon Shoutouts

James Naylor

https://naylorgames.com/

Shaun Newan

game-a-lot.fun/en

facebook.com/gamealotboardgames

Our Patreon

https://www.patreon.com/thegiantbrain

 

Support Us

https://giantbrain.co.uk/support-us-new/

 

Metallic Dice Games

https://metallicdicegames.com/

Promo Code: ROLLWITHBRAINS

 

Sir Meeple

https://sirmeeple.com/collections/the-giant-brain

 

Outro

 

Monopoly Summer camp

https://www.dicebreaker.com/games/monopoly/news/monopoly-summer-camp

 

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