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D&D Club for Schools: Session Zero

After nearly two weeks of my students begging me shamelessly, I have decided to start a D&D club before school for my seventh graders. While working through the trials and tribulations of starting a D&D campaign with seven 13 year olds who have never played, I figured I would write up a short series of… Continue reading D&D Club for Schools: Session Zero

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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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Top 5 Games in 2018

Its the time of year that is known for reflection, so I figured why not reflect on my personal favorite games of 2018. I must say, this list was a little difficult for me this year, as I have not played as many of the big titles as I would have liked to though many… Continue reading Top 5 Games in 2018

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Labor Day Giveaway: Upgraded Viticulture Essential Edition

ENTER THE GIVEAWAY HERE!! Summer is coming to an end and the school year is back in full swing. I wanted to celebrate the ending of summer with all of you and I felt the best way to do that was to host a giveaway! This time I have teamed up with my friends over… Continue reading Labor Day Giveaway: Upgraded Viticulture Essential Edition

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The Meeple Street Takes on Extra Life

  EXTRA LIFE PAGE I have no qualms about sharing just how much board gaming has been a life changing event for me. It has helped me manage my depression, connect with others, and create life long friendships. Recently I have been wondering if there was a way to give back to the community in… Continue reading The Meeple Street Takes on Extra Life

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Gencon 2018 Rundown Friday-Sunday

Yesterday I released what the first two days of Gencon looked like for me. Here is what I got into the last three days of the convention. There is going to be a lot of text, so at the beginning of each day I will post a too long didn't read section that will highlight… Continue reading Gencon 2018 Rundown Friday-Sunday

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Gencon 2018 Rundown Wednesday-Thursday

Just like that I am back from five wonderful days in gaming. Thank you all for staying with me despite the lull in content, but I have plenty to share now. How this upcoming week will work is I will start by giving a general overview of my weekend, giving you an idea of everything… Continue reading Gencon 2018 Rundown Wednesday-Thursday

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Updates for Gencon Week

Today I just wanted to do a brief announcement about this week. Gencon is this week Wednesday-Sunday, and during that time I will not be writing my daily blog post. Blogging takes a couple hours out of my day, and while I love it I simply won't have time during Gencon to write quality posts.… Continue reading Updates for Gencon Week

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Decking Out a Board Gaming Room

  I moved into my new house a little over a year ago, and when we looked around this week we realized that we still had not started to decorate our new place. Not a single piece of art, or photograph lined the walls. We still have not even fully furnished one room in our… Continue reading Decking Out a Board Gaming Room

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Have I Ever Designed a Game?

A question I have been getting very frequently lately is, "have you ever designed a board game?". The short answer is no I have not designed a game. However, like many other board game players, I frequently have ideas for games. I would venture to say that almost daily, I see something in my life… Continue reading Have I Ever Designed a Game?