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Brainwaves Episode 101 – Backing Up Brainwaves – Board Game and Tabletop News Show

After the highs of the big 100, Iain and Jamie are back behind the mics to bring you the latest tabletop gaming news. This time out we cover a new player in the field of crowdfunding, Kickstarter’s community board, the Diana Jones Award, a whole slew of updates, and Monopoly Summer Camp.  Roe Vs Wade We are providing links here to help those needing assistance in the states and looking to donate to causes that can help. Thanks to our Discord community and Tiffany Leigh on Twitter for providing some of these links.   Planned Parenthood https://www.plannedparenthood.org/   Donate to Abortion Funds https://secure.actblue.com/donate/supportabortionfunds?refcode=social   More info on local Abortion Funds https://twitter.com/helmsinki/status/1540339667874332672?s=20&t=pawlCg5RyYxm838zZ-7MGA   Information on getting abortion pills https://twitter.com/HealthMayday/status/1540337772979838981?s=20&t=pawlCg5RyYxm838zZ-7MGA   Tiffany’s thread with more links https://twitter.com/tiffanyleigh/status/1540353746261053441?s=20&t=pawlCg5RyYxm838zZ-7MGA   Headlines   Backerkit enters the crowdfunding arena http://backerkit.com/crowdfunding?ref=announcement_twitter   Kickstarter elects community council https://www.kickstarter.com/blog/welcome-to-the-members-of-kickstarters-community-advisory-cou   Diana Jones Award Nominees https://twitter.com/DianaJonesAward/status/1536713946190708736?s=20&t=pq2TK-_iX_WfOgOb55THrw   Updates   Satine Phoenix & Jamison Stone   Comicbook article, great summary of everything so far https://comicbook.com/gaming/news/dungeons-dragons-satine-phoenix-jamison-stone-bullying-mistreatment-wizards-of-the-coast-origins-game-fair/   Origins Statement https://www.belloflostsouls.net/2022/06/origins-issues-statement-following-satine-phoenix-and-jamison-stone-controversy.html Sirens:Battle of the Bands info (linked this last cast but in the excitement of episode 100 forgot to mention it) https://twitter.com/Miss_Jess03/status/1534572319687180293   Syrinscape Statement https://twitter.com/syrinscape/status/1537917141193633792?s=20&t=l7kBzucxupUBATR8v5EjdA   Embracer responds to Saudi investment https://embracer.com/release/ceo-comment-on-the-announcement-of-the-directed-share-issue-to-savvy-gaming-group-2   Union updates https://twitter.com/BellevueMOW/status/1536430640395980801?s=20&t=W2pQAj635cWlgkmd2YSz6w   Kinderspiel announced https://twitter.com/SpieldesJahres/status/1538810051577753600?s=20&t=ykR1lrplQWrxOcLWUgmVTA   News   Maureen Hiron dies https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maureen_Hiron   Dragonwake KS https://www.spielbar.com/wordpress/2022/06/12/23281/   https://boardgamegeek.com/thread/2887715/dont-mess-original-designer-kickstarter   GW Finances https://www.tabletopdaily.com/2022/06/14/games-workshop-reports-9-revenue-growth-in-fiscal-2022/   https://investor.games-workshop.com/2022/06/14/year-end-trading-update/ 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/ Promo Code: ROLLWITHBRAINS   Sir Meeple https://sirmeeple.com/collections/the-giant-brain   Outro   Monopoly Summer camp https://www.dicebreaker.com/games/monopoly/news/monopoly-summer-camp   Our Links   Thanks very much for listening. If you like what you’ve listened to then the best way to help us out is to share the podcast and drop us a review and rating on itunes.  You can also follow us on   Discord: https://discord.gg/3bMx2HK75r Twitter: https://twitter.com/thegiantbrain Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/giantbrainuk/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thegiantbrain Website: https://giantbrain.co.uk/ Email: giantbrainuk@gmail.com
  1. Brainwaves Episode 101 – Backing Up
  2. Episode 100 – Centenary Special
  3. Episode 99 – Counting Down
  4. On Stage with Frank West
  5. Episode 98 – Contagious Conventions

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