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

Articles · Personal Stories

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

Articles · General Gaming

Final Five Games I Can’t Wait to Try at Gencon

Tomorrow we leave for Gencon, but today I am running around like crazy trying to prepare for Gencon... Convention Tip: Don't wait until the day before to pack. Today I wanted to share the last five games that I am excited about for Gencon. Everdell- Many people are just now getting their copies of Everdell… Continue reading Final Five Games I Can’t Wait to Try at Gencon

Filler Games · Reviews

Review of Visitor in Blackwood Grove

  Game: Visitor in Blackwood Grove Designer: Mary Flanagan, Max Seidman Published: Resoynm Players: 3-6 Players Playtime: 5-15 Minutes Play Type: Deduction/ Hidden Information     Synopsis: On a dark night in the small town of Blackwood Grove, the peace is disturbed by a sudden crash. Luckily only the Kid is around to see the chaos unfold. Government… Continue reading Review of Visitor in Blackwood Grove

Articles · General Gaming

Ways to Make Your Gencon Experience a Little Easier

Gencon is an amazing experience that can be a little overwhelming the first few times you attend. The first year I went, I spent probably half of the time staring wide eyed in the exhibit hall. You could probably spend all four days in there and not see everything, but then you'd miss out on… Continue reading Ways to Make Your Gencon Experience a Little Easier

Filler Games · Reviews

Review of Shaky Manor

  Game: Shaky Manor Designer: Asger Harding Granerud, Daniel Skjold Pedersen Published: Blue Orange Games Players: 2-4 players Playtime: 10-20 Minutes Play Type: Dexterity Synopsis: The manor at the top of the hill has a reputation of being haunted. Things seem to move in the night, and not just ghosts either. The house itself seems to move and tilt. However… Continue reading Review of Shaky Manor

Other

The Meeple Street Apparel

The people have spoken and I have listened. I have launched a TeeSpring Campaign today that gives people the option to purchase a variety of The Meeple Street attire.  In the campaign I have included premium t-shirts, woman's V-neck t-shirts, hoodies and tote bags.  Most items come in a range of colors including black, red,… Continue reading The Meeple Street Apparel

Main Event Games · Reviews

Review of Pioneer Days

  Game: Pioneer Days Designer: Matthew Dunstan, Chris Marling Published: Tasty Minstrel Games Players: 2-4 players Playtime: 45-60 Minutes Play Type: Dice Drafting/ Resource Management Synopsis: Time to load up your wagon and travel the Oregon Trail. Choose those you travel with carefully, pack smart, and be prepared for the worst. If you plan accordingly you could make it big… Continue reading Review of Pioneer Days

Articles · General Gaming

Five Challenging Cooperative Games

I am somebody who loves to be challenged, especially when playing cooperatively with other people. When playing cooperative games, I feel most satisfied if I am consistently being challenged throughout the game and have to think careful about what the best move to make is. These five games are some that every move will matter,… Continue reading Five Challenging Cooperative Games

Articles · General Gaming

Favorite Publishers

I play all kinds of games, everything from independent designers launching a Kickstarter for the first time to major publishing companies like CMON or Asmodee. However, as I continue there are a few publishers who stand out to me, not just because of the quality of their games, but also things like communication and customer… Continue reading Favorite Publishers