Episode 81 – Small Screen

Excited by the news of a Blades in the Dark TV series Iain pitches Jamie his best boardgame based TV shows. Will he pass muster or fall flat? Whilst Jamie is mulling it over they cover the latest news from a well known publisher shutting its doors to a team up between Magic: The Gathering and football. All this, and more, on this episode of Brainwaves. 

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IDW shutters publishing arm

Kickstarter board games do well

Blades in the Dark TV show


Broken Token Update

Pandasauraus Games statement https://twitter.com/Pandasaurusgame/status/1430239890617286658

Broken Token Statement


There’s Magic down at Leyton Orient 

R Talsorian backs out of  GenCon

Netrunner rises from the Digital ashes (maybe?)


Patreon Shoutouts

Shaun Newan



Our Patreon



Metallic Dice Games

Sir Meeple


Catan Beer is real!

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Author: Iain McAllister

Tabletop games reviewer and podcaster based in Dalkeith, Scotland.

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