July 12, 2021

Episode 77 - Groundhog Brains

We are outside in the garden again, and Iain seems to be experiencing a strong sense of Deja Vu. The reason is that we are covering TSR again, alongside news of convention’s covid preparations, GAMA restructures, Knizia vs grail games and much more on this episode of Brainwaves! 

Headlines

TSR continues to dig its own hole

https://www.geeknative.com/133043/its-not-over-tsr-games-3-re-returns-tsr-games-4-tsr-games-3-5/

https://twitter.com/Gen_Con/status/1408930300185432071

  • Origins statement

https://twitter.com/originsgames/status/1409576625147154440

https://twitter.com/wunderfilled?lang=en

Gama Restructures

https://www.gama.org/news/572134/GAMA-Adopts-New-Membership-Structure.htm

Conventions announce covid commitments

https://www.ukgamesexpo.co.uk/plan/before-the-expo/playwithconfidence/

https://www.tabletopgaming.co.uk/News/psc-bad-squiddo-hub-games-and-more-confirm-non-attendance-at-ukge?utm_source=socialmedia

https://twitter.com/gen_con/status/1413247658580496392?s=12

 

News

Evergreen on the move

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-57719551

Grail Games vs. Reiner Knizia

https://techraptor.net/tabletop/news/reiner-knizia-seeks-legal-action-against-grail-games?fbclid=IwAR2ne2pSUwXed7W2quw8fOiYKwC5lQ564pMqDroMzA4HCU4_l38IP0faQnA

Asmodee and Amazon take on counterfeiters 

https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/48683/amazon-asmodee-sue-game-counterfeiters

Old games for new

https://www.tabletopgaming.co.uk/News/trade-in-your-old-games-for-discount-with-big-potato-games

Card grading company worth a ton of cheddar

https://www.dicebreaker.com/games/pokemon-trading-card-game/news/ccg-valued-at-500-million

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Outro

 

Animal Crossing Monopoly

https://nintendowire.com/news/2021/07/05/unannounced-monopoly-animal-crossing-new-horizons-edition-discovered-by-reddit-user/

 

Warcraft Pandemic

https://www.dicebreaker.com/games/pandemic/news/world-of-warcraft-pandemic-board-game

 

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