October 4, 2021

Episode 83 - Financial Insults

Jamie has plans to lose weight by emulating Richard from We’re Not Wizards and run around Origins. Restrictions being what they are, he settles on a novel solution. Whilst he gets ready the team cover the latest in tabletop news from controversy at Paizo, to Boardgame Arena insults and more on this episode of Brainwaves. 

 

Headlines

 

Paizo Publishing

https://twitter.com/Delafina777/status/1437545371245424640?s=20

https://paizo.com/threads/rzs43h04?Staff-Change-Update-from-Paizo-President-Jeff

https://paizo.com/community/blog/v5748dyo6sht8?Paizo-Update-from-Jeff-Alvarez

 

Asmodee up for sale

https://twitter.com/PodfatherGaming/status/1441016235723010050?s=20

 

Boardgame Arena insults other platforms

https://boardgamegeek.com/thread/2732392/boardgamearena-calls-other-gaming-sites-illegal-st

https://boardgamearena.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=22655

https://boardgamearena.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=22655&start=30

 

News

 

Jeff Bergen update

https://twitter.com/TheGAMAOnline/status/1441187971395305479?s=20

https://www.dicebreaker.com/events/origins-game-fair-2021/news/gama-event-tgg-bergren-expelled

 

Global Shipping update

https://spikeybits.com/2021/09/over-the-top-asmodee-raises-prices-again-yes-really.html

https://time.com/6096497/board-games-shipping-crisis/?fbclid=IwAR1n_SwjYnds27kZULphoD2sVx1fYeCkS9oUAbooX6gC6n6x2-Y--Haq3zo

https://twitter.com/NKGames/status/1443698479419822083?s=20

 

Tabletop Gaming Awards announced

https://www.tabletopgaming.co.uk/News/tabletop-gaming-awards-2021-winners-announced

 

Diana Jones and the Missing Award

https://www.dianajonesaward.org/the-lost-trophy/

 

DnD 6th Edition

https://nerdvanamedia.com/gaming/dungeons-and-dragons-new-edition-50th-anniversary/153986/

 

Niantic shuts down AR Catan

https://www.theverge.com/2021/9/17/22680166/niantic-catan-world-explorers-shutdown-early-access

 

Asmodee announces Ticket to Ride play pink

https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/49373/asmodee-days-wonder-announce-ticket-ride-play-pink?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

 

Women’s chess gets an unwelcome sponsor

https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2021/oct/01/fide-sparks-anger-with-gross-breast-enlargement-sponsor-for-womens-chess

 

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Outro

Monopoly meets Fortnite

https://gamerant.com/fortnite-monopoly-crossover-leak/

 

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