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The Mega Meeple Podcast – Episode 067 – What I Did on Summer Vacation (w/ guest Michael Ciaravella of Clarion Game Studios) - The Mega Meeple Podcast

9/17/2018
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In this episode, Thomas returns from vacation to buckle down the hatches with Hurricane Florence coming in. He talks about all the games he played while on R&R, the Kickstarters that have come in, and the new stuff coming out. My guest this episode is Michael Ciaravella from Clarion Game Studios talking about Hull Breach, […]

Duration:00:43:17

The Mega Meeple Podcast – Episode 066 – Let’s Get Physical (w/ guests Brent McLennan and Daryl Durston) - The Mega Meeple Podcast

8/26/2018
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In this episode, Thomas’ special guest cohost is Brent McLennan. Topics we touch upon include gaming events, being an ambassador for gaming, the immediate access to creative tools, finding your “voice” in the ocean of gaming podcasts, games that tell stories, and video games vs analog games. My guest this episode is Daryl Durston, a […]

Duration:00:47:01

The Mega Meeple Podcast – Episode 065 – Chit Chat w/ Gerald King III (guest Cathy Ford fr Our Turn Podcast) - The Mega Meeple Podcast

8/19/2018
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In this episode, Gerald King III as this week’s special guest co-host joins Thomas. We chitchat about family lineage, game designers, game events, podcasts, and hobbies turned into businesses. Since the initial recording, Gerald got a new microphone and we recorded a short addendum to announce Welterweights, a new game on Kickstarter and a tour […]

Duration:01:24:57

The Mega Meeple Podcast – Episode 064 – Thoughtful gaming (w/ The Reckoners fr Nauvoo Games) - The Mega Meeple Podcast

8/12/2018
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In this episode, Marc Davis of The Thoughtful Gamer joins Thomas. We chit chat about what we’ve been playing and give our $2 worth opinions about making stuff on the internet, procrastination, self imposed deadlines, our local gaming landscape, how someone’s gaming tastes change over time and experiences, and game reviewers. My guest is Brett […]

Duration:00:53:00

The Mega Meeple Podcast – Episode 063 – Back In My Day (guest Eagle-Gryphon Games w/ Escape Plan) - The Mega Meeple Podcast

8/6/2018
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This episode is jammed packed so sit back, relax, recover from Gen Con, and chill out with Thomas as he talks about his new favorite games, Everdell and Gearworks and looks forward to receiving some new hopefully future favorites, Rise of the Necromancers and The Children. This month we begin our weekly special co-hosts spots […]

Duration:01:04:40

The Mega Meeple Podcast – Episode 062 – Gen Con and Scythe (w/ guests Jamey Stegmaier and Hoby Chou) - The Mega Meeple Podcast

7/29/2018
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In this episode, Thomas talks about his Top 10 games he’s looking forward to at Gen Con. Check out the video on the Mega Meeple YouTube channel. We have a double feature of guests this episode as Jamey Stegmaier of Stonemaier Games returns for a 3rdtime to talk about Scythe final expansion, Rise of Fenris […]

Duration:01:07:29

The Mega Meeple Podcast – Episode 060 – CMON is the Apple of board games (guest Brenna Noonan of Starling Games) - The Mega Meeple Podcast

7/15/2018
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In this episode, Thomas talks about games that have been sent to him for review: a card game from a designer in Ireland and a game (of which we had the 2 designers as guests on a previous episode) from WizKids. Stay tuned for video reviews coming to the YouTube channel in August. Thomas also […]

Duration:00:41:33

The Mega Meeple Podcast – Episode 059 – What We Do (guest Markus Geiger w/ Chibi Commander) - The Mega Meeple Podcast

7/8/2018
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In this episode, Thomas talks about why content creators do what we do and shares a heart warming email he received from a viewer / listener from a far away country. My guest this episode is Markus Geiger talking about his game Chibi Commander. Check it out and give a try. If you have any […]

Duration:00:23:31

The Mega Meeple Podcast – Episode 058 – Game Day (guest Mark Swanson w/ Feudum) - The Mega Meeple Podcast

7/1/2018
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In this episode, Thomas talks about what he and about a dozen other friends played at a day long cook out and gaming event. Thom gives his initial play impressions of some of the games such as King of Tokyo, Kill Dr Lucky, Red Flag, and WTF. My guest this episode is Mark Swanson talking […]

Duration:00:39:34

The Mega Meeple Podcast – Episode 057 – DnD Grandma (guests Kirk & Emily Dennison – Gearworks) - The Mega Meeple Podcast

6/25/2018
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In this episode, Thomas talks about the interview with DnD Grandma. Check it out on the BLOG page of the website www.themegameeple.com My guests this episode are Kirk and Emily Dennison of Piecekeeper Games talking about their clockwork Sudoku style game, Gearworks. Currently being sent out to Kickstarter backers. If you have any ideas for […]

Duration:00:24:46

The Mega Meeple Podcast – Episode 056 – Android Netrunner Unplugged (w/ guest Chaz Marler of Pair of Dice Paradise) - The Mega Meeple Podcast

6/18/2018
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In this episode, Thomas talks about a different approach to some of the podcast’s content, namely the rants. There may be some episodes when the rants will be a bit salty but don’t worry, Thom isn’t going to be cussing every other syllable and you will have sufficient warning as to when an episode is […]

Duration:00:44:49

The Mega Meeple Podcast – Episode 055 – House Rules (w/ guest Chad DeShon of On Tour) - The Mega Meeple Podcast

6/4/2018
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In this episode, Thomas talks about the Zombicide Green Horde expansions, the final expansion to Scythe, and his review of Glyph by Kazoodoo Games. He also goes into the aspect of house rules to make a game playable. How far will you go to “correct” or “improve” a game before you conclude that the game […]

Duration:00:32:38

The Mega Meeple Podcast – Episode 054 – Solo Gameplay (w/ guests Pete Ruth & Mark Thomas of SEAL Team Flix) - The Mega Meeple Podcast

5/27/2018
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In this episode, Thomas talks about solo play because the new Star Wars Solo movie is out so that works, right? My guests are Pete Ruth and Mark Thomas talking about their game SEAL Team Flix published by WhizKids. Look for it on the shelf of you FLGS or online. If you have any ideas […]

Duration:01:05:32

The Mega Meeple Podcast – Episode 053 – Clique Bait (w/ Jonathan Mariucci of HEXplore It) - The Mega Meeple Podcast

5/20/2018
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In this episode, Thomas rants about cliques: the country club comfort zone that quickly digresses into an elitist Us v Them toxic attitude towards new players in a specific game or group. This mentality does nothing to foster inclusiveness and welcoming atmosphere to people (regardless of gaming experience or background) interested in a particular game […]

Duration:00:42:58

The Mega Meeple Podcast – Episode 052 – Patrick Marino w/ Court Of The Dead - The Mega Meeple Podcast

5/12/2018
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In this episode, Thomas gives thanks to everyone who commented and supported my appearance on The Dice Tower’s Board Game Breakfast episode 227 last week. He also affords himself a short commercial about supporting the show via our PodPledge Page. Every bit helps with the logistical and hosting costs. Also, word of mouth goes a […]

Duration:00:41:48

The Mega Meeple Podcast – Episode 051 – Board Game Breakfast (w/ guest Mike Gnade of Maximum Apocalypse) - The Mega Meeple Podcast

5/7/2018
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In this episode, Thomas announces some great news for The Mega Meeple. Thom is now one of the contributors to The Dice Tower’s Board Game Breakfast videos. So check out the video, like and comment that you “want to see more of The Mega Meeple guy!” Thanks to Tom Vasel for the opportunity and we […]

Duration:00:51:11

The Mega Meeple Podcast – Episode 50 – Special 1 Year Anniversary Episode!!! - The Mega Meeple Podcast

4/29/2018
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In this Special 50thEpisode and 1 Year Anniversary (or is it Podcstiversary?) episode, Thomas looks back over the past year to humble beginnings and how far we’ve come. A big THANK YOU to all of our guests over the year for your time and contribution. A bigger THANK YOU to all our listeners and supporters […]

Duration:00:27:56

The Mega Meeple Podcast – Episode 049 – Looking towards Year Two (guest Artem Safarov w/ Unbroken) - The Mega Meeple Podcast

4/22/2018
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In this episode, Thomas talks about getting the Ultimate Table of Gaming Kickstarter and how it’s going to improve and increase the output of content on The Mega Meeple YouTube Channel. He also talks about plans for Year Two of the podcast. We’ve come a long way in one year and the momentum is just […]

Duration:01:06:15

The Mega Meeple Podcast – Episode 048 – Alpha Players (w/ guest Jonathan Gilmour – Dinosaur Island) - The Mega Meeple Podcast

4/16/2018
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In this episode, Thomas rants about alpha players at the gaming table. There’s a difference between someone guiding another player to learn the game and a person that tells another player what to do. One helps, the other dictates. My guest this episode is Jonathan Gilmour that is here to talk about another island. This […]

Duration:00:55:36

The Mega Meeple Podcast – Episode 047 – Return On Investment (w/ guest Rob Daviau – Fireball Island) - The Mega Meeple Podcast

4/7/2018
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In this episode, Thomas rants about people’s comments on Kickstarter. Some people just can’t handle disappointments nor do they grasp the reality that the world doesn’t revolve around their expectations. Kickstarter is not a store; it is an avenue to invest in projects. Any investor will tell you that you don’t invest your money if […]

Duration:00:56:19