Episode 17 – Thieving Ghosts

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-eaqep-9ecfb7

Welcome to Brainwaves a fortnightly podcast bringing you the best in Boardgame and Tabletop Gaming News. In this episode we cover thefts at the Essen game fair, accusations of plagiarism, movies coming to games and games coming to movies as well as the innovations of Tabletopia and Tabletop Simulator.

Headlines

Essen Thefts

https://boardgamegeek.com/article/30345396#30345396

https://twitter.com/ArtipiaGames

https://twitter.com/DnDiceUK/status/1056663300648386561

This last link emerged after we had recorded and mentions other companies targeted we were not aware of

https://japanimegames.com/blogs/press/press-release-thieves-target-multiple-small-businesses-at-essen-spiel

Dreamworks options Mice and Mystics

https://variety.com/2018/film/news/dreamworks-animation-mice-and-mystics-movie-1202992375/

Netrunner rises

https://www.facebook.com/NetrunnerNISEI/

https://stimhack.com/nisei-board-scores-personality-profiles/

News

Strange & Norrell

https://www.tabletopgaming.co.uk/board-games/news/war-of-the-ring-designers-adapting-magical-book-jonathan-strange-mr?fbclid=IwAR2IY298wdH7h8l1cTBbZEv6SDMFDoxmKFfo1RUKA7fCwwyHHa30nCSoeMU

Amigo Spiele Accusations

https://www.boardgamegeek.com/thread/2089688/official-amigo-statement-crypto-cartel-vs-bohnanza

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/andymazeika/crytpo-cartel?ref=nav_search&result=project&term=crypto%20cartel

CMON obtains Night of the Living Dead license

https://cmon.com/news/cmon-acquires-license-for-night-of-the-living-dead?fbclid=IwAR1uYmVZNy54Sm1-XED00Bnjf1n863FCslzTLpIkeeG7hACbb5ynw4c6_MY

MIB/ Ghostbusters crossover

https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/264227/men-blackghostbusters-ecto-terrestrial-invasion

RPG Corner

Root RPG

http://www.magpiegames.com/2018/10/26/leder-games-awards-root-magpie-games/?fbclid=IwAR0TXeh5Bp4gpDmi45bNz7DaxXBbQDRzI8KdpwCpY8Kpk3l7K-3lcQXdr6Y

John Wick Presents announcement

No public link, only for backers

Brainstorm

https://tabletopia.com/

https://store.steampowered.com/app/286160/Tabletop_Simulator/

Tail

Monopoly for Millennials

https://www.resetera.com/threads/monopoly-for-millennials-a-real-game-that-exists.77607/?fbclid=IwAR1mXaMUKbEb06RP2psG3wWR8brKLG6-BbRBRmMeyUodleYMxFX3ExJL5uE

Shoutouts

Lloyd Burt – our latest patron, thanks Lloyd!

Mairi Jacks, the winner of our Escape the Dark Castle giveaway. Congratulations!

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