July 6, 2020

Episode 52 - Controversial Machines

Iain M thought he was going to have a nice relaxing time in the Brainwaves studios over lockdown but no! There is so much news that it is threatening to bury the entire HQ! Together the team dig into the giant piles to bring you only the best nuggets of news; CAH revelations continue, WOTC part ways with artist, Ennies deals with their own controversy, AI taking over and much, much more! 

Headlines

Cards against humanity head ousted

https://www.cardsagainsthumanity.com/statement/

https://medium.com/@nicolas.j.carter/how-to-know-youre-not-insane-and-how-a-cards-against-humanity-staff-writer-was-fired-40fe07fbbfe4

https://www.polygon.com/2020/6/30/21308708/cards-against-humanity-unionization-toxic-culture-chicago 

 

Wizards of the Coast parts way with Magic the Gathering artist

https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/45990/wizards-coast-parts-ways-magic-the-gathering-artist-noah-bradley

https://twitter.com/noahbradley/status/1274670378296774658?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1274670378296774658&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fkotaku.com%2Fajax%2Finset%2Fiframe%3Fid%3Dtwitter-1274670378296774658%26autosize%3D1

Zak S Cast

https://giantbrain.podbean.com/e/episode-23-stranger-dice/

 

Ennies announced amidst Lancer controversy

http://www.ennie-awhttp://www.ennie-awards.com/blog/2020-nominees-and-judges-spotlight-winners/ards.com/blog/2020-nominees-and-judges-spotlight-winners/

https://www.geeknative.com/74293/ennies-2020-nominee-will-refuse-any-awards-until-organisers-address-2017-controversy/

https://twitter.com/Lancer_RPG/status/1277650899243077632

Meeting of Minds - Loke Battlemats

https://giantbrain.co.uk/2020/07/01/meeting-of-minds-loke-battlemats/

News

DMs Guild removes book from sale for provocative art

https://twitter.com/deathbybadger/status/1277920649055518725

AI set loose on Diplomacy

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/deepmind-sets-ai-loose-on-diplomacy-board-game-and-collaboration-is-key/

Alpha Go Episode

https://giantbrain.podbean.com/e/episode-40-wrapping-up/

Assembly Link 

http://wrengames.co.uk/main/

Tabletop Games Blog Link

https://tabletopgamesblog.com/

Marvel and Games Workshop Team Up

https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/46004/marvel-comics-games-workshop-reveal-new-warhammer-40-000-comic

Tabletop Mentorship announces Micro-Grants

https://twitter.com/TabletopMentor/status/1278339936761139200?s=20 

Stephen Buonocore to Step Down as President of Stronghold Games

http://strongholdgames.com/press-release-buonocorestepsdown/ 

Boardgamegeek acquires TabletopEvents

https://twitter.com/BoardGameGeek/status/1277615780998365184?s=19 

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