November 25, 2018

Episode 18 - Ninja Scouts

Welcome to Brainwaves a fortnightly podcast bringing you the best in Boardgame and Tabletop Gaming News. In this episode we cover controversy at White Wolf, Ninja Division's financial troubles, the launch of Keyforge and more! In Brainstorm the guys discuss the most used mechanics in games over 2018 and peer into the future at what we might see in 2019.


White Wolf Implodes

Ninja Division's $750k hole

Legal Doc



Gamer creates board game/rpg to help with anxiety

Black Mirror episode Nosedive to become a boardgame

Lord of the Rings Custom Scenario Kits


From Simon Marr on Twitter. Original question "Game mechanics you would like to see the back of or see more of in 2019". We twisted that a little to be "What do we think was the most used mechanic in games that came out this year, and where do we think we will see innovation over the course of 2019".


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Game of Thrones Monopoly

Patreon Shoutouts

Robert Ruthven, Lucky Sparrow Games Cafe. Opening 30th November.

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