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How to Stand Out Among Review Requests

This post is directed mostly at independent designers or small companies who are looking to have their board game reviewed. Many reviewers (myself included) can get anywhere from two to ten requests to review a game in a single day. When you consider that I only typically do 4-8 reviews a month, that means a… Continue reading How to Stand Out Among Review Requests

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The Final 5 Games that I am Excited to (Hopefully) Demo at Gen Con 2019

A week from today, I will be on the road to Gen Con. It means four days of gaming packed madness. Every year I try to go in with a plan for my must see games, because there are so many games to see that it is impossible to see them all. The last two… Continue reading The Final 5 Games that I am Excited to (Hopefully) Demo at Gen Con 2019

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5 Games to (Hopefully) Demo at Gen Con Part 2

Last week Wednesday, I discussed the first five games I am hoping to demo at Gen Con. Today I will be discussing five more games that have caught my eye, and next week I will share my final five games. Some of these games are releasing at Gen Con, some of these games may have… Continue reading 5 Games to (Hopefully) Demo at Gen Con Part 2

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Team NZS Plays D&D Live for Extra Life

Today is the big day for Team NZS for Extra Life. We have spent the last month preparing for a D&D campaign that we will be live streaming every other Friday at 8 pm CDT. Our goal with this live stream is raise money for Extra Life for Kids by providing an engaging and interactive… Continue reading Team NZS Plays D&D Live for Extra Life

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Team NZS Takes on Extra Life

What is Extra Life? It's that time of the year again! Each year, The Meeple Street joins the rest of Team NZS games to help raise money for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals through Extra Life for Kids. The concept of Extra Life is similar to those who raise money by running a marathon, but instead… Continue reading Team NZS Takes on Extra Life

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Tips for Starting a Board Game Club for Students

I am a middle school teacher. During my lunch period two times a week I run a board game club for students. Many people have asked me for suggestions for how to start a club for students in their own schools. After giving it some thought, here are my suggestions for successfully engaging students in… Continue reading Tips for Starting a Board Game Club for Students

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Great Games for Two

Valentine's Day is just around the corner, and rather than going out, why not spend the evening bonding over a game? Every year my husband and I spend Valentine's Day playing board games together. It is a nice and quiet evening, and we get to spend quality time doing something we love. Here are some… Continue reading Great Games for Two