Brainwaves 54 – Golden Trophies

Excavating Iain Chantler out from underneath a huge pile of news the team are reunited and set about the latest developments in Tabletop gaming with enthusiasm (or at least workman-like efficiency). This episode we take a look at the Spiel des Jahres, Uk Games Expo Award shortlists, a whole bunch of financial news from across the industry, Mind Sports Olympiad. Also the return of RPG corner where the team uncovers tales of HORROR!

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Spiel des Jahres Winner announced

UK Games Expo Awards

Board Game Sales Data


Time of Legends Update

Open letter to retailers from minority creators

Hasbro reports sales in Q2

Games Workshop thrives despite Covid

Mind sports olympiad

RPG Corner

Update – Modiphius cuts ties with Adam Koebel

Geek Native report

Adam’s Blog

Lamentations invites Zak S in

Green ronin report

Patreon Shoutouts

Exec Producers: Lucky Sparrow Gaming Cafe

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Super Mario Monopoly


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Author: Iain McAllister

Tabletop games reviewer and podcaster based in Dalkeith, Scotland.

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