May 30, 2022

Episode 99 - Counting Down

It’s the penultimate episode before the big 100. As Jamie and Iain contemplate what they have brought to the world of tabletop podcasts they dig into the latest news from the hobby. Spiel des Jahres nominations, rent a DM, Drivthru blackouts and push outs, and much more on this episode of Brainwaves. 

 

Headlines

 

Spiel des Jahres nominees

https://twitter.com/SpieldesJahres

 

Rent a DM

https://venturebeat.com/2022/05/13/startplaying-raises-6-5m-so-tabletop-players-can-rent-dungeon-masters/

 

Drivethru suspends designer

https://www.geeknative.com/142136/drivethrurpg-suspends-game-designer-linked-to-the-nazi-filth/

 

Link to horrible things this designer has posted 

https://www.nohateingaming.com/

 

Drivethru hack

https://www.geeknative.com/142243/drivethrurpg-confirms-hacking-customer-data-secure/

https://medium.com/oneblogshelf/may-2022-security-update-2a444923984e

 

Updates

 

Mask Policies

https://twitter.com/Gen_Con/status/1525287287059357698?s=20&t=Ql7xQpHlugHVoSV-6kPB1w

 

https://twitter.com/originsgames/status/1526638918757646338?s=20&t=b-hI07E3ju6RQUM_W8ytRg

 

Dark Souls

https://steamforged.com/blogs/brands/dark-souls-replacement-statement?utm_campaign=Dark%20Souls%20Roleplaying%20Game&utm_content=208302729&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter&hss_channel=tw-491447816

 

Nebula Award Winner

https://nebulas.sfwa.org/

News

 

Dice hate me splits from greater than games

https://www.dicetowernews.com/article/dice-hate-me-splits-greater-games

 

Ravensburger games for blind

https://www.instagram.com/p/Cdst_GMuldU/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link

Patreon Shoutouts

James Naylor

https://naylorgames.com/

Shaun Newan

game-a-lot.fun/en

facebook.com/gamealotboardgames

Our Patreon

https://www.patreon.com/thegiantbrain

 

Support Us

https://giantbrain.co.uk/support-us-new/

 

Metallic Dice Games

https://metallicdicegames.com/

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Outro

 

Bake off

https://www.dicebreaker.com/games/the-great-british-baking-show-game/news/great-british-bake-off-board-game-announced

 

Stranger things 4 spoiled by monopoly

https://www.ign.com/articles/stranger-things-season-4-monopoly-tie-in-game-spoilers

 

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