Articles · General Gaming

Do You Track Your Games?

I personally am in awe of the people who always track their plays. I love seeing the data charts it can produce, and the stats on who has won games versus how many times they have been played. The information really excited me. However, whenever I think about starting to do so myself, I really… Continue reading Do You Track Your Games?

Articles · General Gaming

Thoughts on “Over-Produced” Games

Recently in many of the board gaming groups I follow, I have been seeing a trend of people complaining about games being over produced. This is a somewhat puzzling statement to me, after all I find a lot of joy in games that go a step above and beyond. Generally when I see this statement,… Continue reading Thoughts on “Over-Produced” Games

Articles · General Gaming

Thoughts on Scoring Mechanisms

The other day while I was browsing Facebook, I came upon someone asking about why a game had a score pad rather than a dry erase score tracker. I don't remember which game was being discussed, but it caught my attention because I was surprised that so many people would prefer a dry erase method… Continue reading Thoughts on Scoring Mechanisms

Main Event Games · Reviews

Review of Between Two Castles of the Mad King Ludwig

Game: Between Two Castles of the Mad King Ludwig Designer: Matthew O'Malley, Ben Rosset Published: Stonemaier Games Players: 2-7 Playtime: 45-60 Minutes Play Type: Tile Placement, Tile Drafting Synopsis: King Ludwig requires only the best castles, and it is simply a task above just one measly designer. You will be working with another designer to build a magnificent… Continue reading Review of Between Two Castles of the Mad King Ludwig

Articles · General Gaming

September Kickstarters You Should Check Out…

It's time for my monthly delve into the world of Kickstarter! Here are three campaigns I am excited about in September: September 18th: Kill Merlin! This is an upcoming hand management and resource management game that focuses on game play that pivots to keep players on their toes. Word on the street is that the game… Continue reading September Kickstarters You Should Check Out…

Main Event Games · Reviews

Review of Glyph

Game: Glyph Designer: Justin Potter Published: Kazoodoo Games Players: 2-6 Playtime: 90-120 Minutes Play Type: Dice Combat Synopsis: Tribes of champions are gearing up for battle. Your three champions will meet the other tribe's champions in battle. May the best warrior win. Game Play: During a two player game's set up, players will each take three champions,… Continue reading Review of Glyph

Articles · General Gaming

Games I Use During the First Week of School

Before I get into today's topic, I wanted to share some changes coming to The Meeple Street. As many of you know, I am an educator and my work load is heavier from August until June. I have been debating the best way to commit to quality content while still giving my all at work.… Continue reading Games I Use During the First Week of School

Main Event Games · Reviews

Review of Everdell

Game: Everdell Designer: James A. Wilson Published: Starling Games Players: 1-4 Playtime: 40-80 Minutes Play Type: Worker Placement/ Set Collection   Synopsis: Everdell is a beautiful valley, shadowed by immense trees and divided by shining creeks. Hidden amongst the Ever Tree, a grand tree that offers share and protection the critters of the valley have found that it is… Continue reading Review of Everdell

Articles · General Gaming

Gen Con Best List

Over the past few days I shared my overall experience at Gen Con. Today I wanted to share a few best moments to give you more of an idea of the things I enjoyed during Gen Con. Best Available Game Demoed This was probably the most difficult category for me because I was able to… Continue reading Gen Con Best List

Expansions · Reviews

Review of Kingdomino Age of Giants

Game: Kingdomino: Age of Giants Designer: Bruno Cathala Published: Blue Orange Games Players: 2-5 Playtime: 15-20 Minutes Play Type: Tile Placement/ Tile Drafting   Synopsis: You are a powerful lord seeking to expand your kingdom into new lands. You will grow as a kingdom as you explore new territories to seek the best combination of… Continue reading Review of Kingdomino Age of Giants