April 19, 2021

Episode 71 - Chapter Four

The Brainwaves team may have lost a host but that hasn’t stopped them hunting down the best stories with their patented news nets. This episode they cover GAMA, Board Game Atlas, American Tabletop Awards, and more Monopoly news than you can shake a reasonably sized stick at. 

Headlines

GAMA’s bad year

https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/48102/gamas-tough-2020

Metacritic for Boardgames

https://www.boardgameatlas.com/forum/kLTWmAAzzE/critic-reviews--new-feature-preview-and-invitation-to-content-creators

American Tabletop Awards

https://americantabletopawards.com/

 

News

Suez Canal update

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-56743556

Zenobia Awards

https://zenobiaaward.org/advancing-game-proposals/

Stonemaier Games sales

https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/48056/stonemaier-games-sales-up-40-covid-year

Wizards lifts in store play ban in Japan

https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/48107/wizards-coast-lifts-magic-the-gathering-in-store-play-suspension-japan

Freeplay

https://twitter.com/free_play/status/1380429240202452998?s=09

 

Patreon Shoutouts

 

Shaun Newan

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facebook.com/gamealotboardgames

Our Patreon

https://www.patreon.com/thegiantbrain

 

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https://metallicdicegames.com/

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Outro

Iain Chantler features in this article

https://www.dicebreaker.com/categories/board-game/feature/board-games-sustainability-environment-eco

Spongebob Squarepants Meme Monopoly
https://www.dicebreaker.com/categories/board-game/news/monopoly-spongebob-squarepants-meme-edition-announced

Nerf meets Monopoly

https://toybook.com/hasbro-roblox-toy-collab/

Monopoly board discovered on floor of house
https://www.itv.com/news/2021-04-14/homeowners-rip-up-old-carpet-and-find-giant-monopoly-board-painted-underneath

 

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