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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

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New Year’s Eve: Highs and Lows

As we reach the end of 2018, I wanted to share some of my highs and lows in gaming this year. It has been a great year for me as far as gaming goes, and I am excited to see what 2019 will bring for my blog as I continue to work towards a consistent… Continue reading New Year’s Eve: Highs and Lows

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Games I am Thankful for This Year

For some, it may seem odd to have specific games that they are thankful for. After all they are just games, but the impact that they can have can vary greatly. I wanted to share five games that I am thankful for this year due to the impact that they have had in one way… Continue reading Games I am Thankful for This Year

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Adventurers League at Gamehole Con

Over the past weekend, I played over 30 hours of Adventurers League at Gamehole Con. It was the first time since the season 8 rules have come out that I have played in organized play, and a large portion of that was because it is one of the main things to do at Gamehole Con.… Continue reading Adventurers League at Gamehole Con

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Overview of Gamehole Con 2018

Yesterday we got home from our yearly excursion to Gamehole Con in Madison Wisconsin. Despite it's smaller size, I can honestly say that it is my favorite convention that we go to yearly. There are a variety of reasons for this, but mostly because it feels like a bunch of friends getting together to play… Continue reading Overview of Gamehole Con 2018