Episode 16 – New Hat

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-2b6yp-9d7f61

Welcome to Brainwaves a fortnightly podcast bringing you the best in Boardgame and Tabletop Gaming News. In this episode we start with some sad news from the world of RPGs move onto some good news about the return and expansion of some of our favourites and discuss if the cult of the new allows some games to get away with low replayability.

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Headlines

Greg Stafford Death

https://www.chaosium.com/blogvale-greg-stafford-1948-2018/

Dized KS (now cancelled)

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/dized/dized-the-best-way-to-learn-board-games?ref=nav_search&result=project&term=dized

Games Workshop Stocks

https://www.economist.com/britain/2018/10/06/britons-are-increasingly-turning-to-tabletop-games-for-entertainment

https://www.thisismoney.co.uk/money/markets/article-6289819/Games-Workshop-raises-alarm-bells-blue-warning-trading-uncertainties.html

News

Keyforge

https://www.fantasyflightgames.com/en/products/keyforge/

Arkham Horror LCG – The Circle Undone

https://www.fantasyflightgames.com/en/news/2018/10/12/the-circle-undone/

Fog of Love expansions and LGBT content

https://twitter.com/FogOfLoveGame/status/1050355936269877253

Gencon extends Indy contact

https://www.ibj.com/articles/70958-citing-hotel-deal-gen-con-extends-indy-contract?fbclid=IwAR0iHj1pGdTpGFQcvf3wUWczZAhGQP91p1HbIgmHNzvNvE4ZAd_LqEIAbAs

Evil Hat scales back

https://www.evilhat.com/home/refocused-resized-hat-mode-activated/?fbclid=IwAR3KuRI1NadnPrOVRkN8VQaNywa8RENHPzky7dTxCnUu62Qj-qfOu3_WLjc

Patreon

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Ex- Libris

https://www.renegadegamestudios.com/ex-libris/

Brainstorm

Thanks to listener Richard Vernon for this week’s question

Tail

Paul Dean is leaving SUSD

https://www.shutupandsitdown.com/paul-is-moving-to-pastures-new/

Giant Brain on tour!

Glasgow Games Festival

https://www.facebook.com/glasgowgamesfestival/

Dragonmeet

https://www.dragonmeet.co.uk/

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