November 11, 2019

Episode 38 - Selling up!

What’s this? Iain is considering selling the Brainwaves HQ? As they consider the offer they invite the real estate magnate James Naylor to join the team and cover this week’s news: legends dying, profits falling, lawsuits concluding, mashups, acquisitions and much more on this weeks Brainwaves. 

Headlines

Frances Tresham dies

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Francis_Tresham_(game_designer)

Hasbro Profits Fall

https://www.belloflostsouls.net/2019/10/dd-weak-hasbro-sales-propped-up-by-dungeons-dragons.html

https://seekingalpha.com/news/3507616-hasbro-minus-7-percent-tariffs-sting

Gygax v. DeSanto lawsuit wraps up

https://www.belloflostsouls.net/2019/11/dd-gail-gygax-was-being-sued-by-the-producer-of-transformers-until-this-week.html

 

News

Critical Role animated series picked up by Amazon!

https://twitter.com/CriticalRole/status/1191778691979735041

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/criticalrole/critical-role-the-legend-of-vox-machina-animated-s/posts/2674520

Hasbro Mashups line

https://www.target.com/s?searchTerm=hasbro+mashup+games&category=0%7CAll%7Cmatchallpartial%7Call+categories&tref=typeahead%7Cterm%7C0%7Chasbro+mashup+games%7C%7C%7Cservice&searchRawTerm=hasbro+mashup

WOTC Acquires Tuque Games

https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/44397/wizards-coast-makes-acquisition

Cards Against Humanity opens boardgame cafe

https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/44359/cards-against-humanity-to-open-chicago-board-game-cafe

Kickstarter Union Update

https://twitter.com/ksr_united/status/1189656841376141312?s=20

Outro

Immersive Monopoly show
https://www.thestage.co.uk/news/2019/immersive-monopoly-show-to-run-in-london-in-2020/?login_to=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.thestage.co.uk%2Faccounts%2Fusers%2Fsign_up.popup

One Page Dungeon

https://watabou.itch.io/one-page-dungeon

Patreon

Lucky Sparrow Games Cafe

https://www.facebook.com/luckysparrowgamescafe/

James Naylor

Magnate official site / KS email sign-up: https://magnategame.com/

Boardgamegeek link: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/258242/magnate-first-city

Official Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Magnateboardgame

Official Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/magnateboardgame/

James’ twitter account: https://twitter.com/naylorjames

 

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