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Join Jessey, Erica, and Sen, games designers and developers, EACH Wednesday at 9:00 pm EST for LIVE video conversations about analogue games from the design point of view. Our show features designer spotlights, inside the industry guests and conversations, and deep dives into game themes, mechanics and design. Follow us on Twitter @MeepleSyrup, like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/meeplesyrup, and join the community over at https://www.facebook.com/groups/540950783092439/. If you have any questions or concerns, you can reach us at the Meeple Syrup Facebook page - we are more than happy to field your questions and would love to hear from you! Thank you for your support! Our Patreon is now up to help us upgrade the show and get the podcast running again. We really appreciate the help! www.patreon.com/meeplesyrup A weekly livestream featuring rotating guests discussing some of the finer points of tabletop game design - every Wednesday at 9pm EST. Podcast airs each Monday.

Join Jessey, Erica, and Sen, games designers and developers, EACH Wednesday at 9:00 pm EST for LIVE video conversations about analogue games from the design point of view. Our show features designer spotlights, inside the industry guests and conversations, and deep dives into game themes, mechanics and design. Follow us on Twitter @MeepleSyrup, like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/meeplesyrup, and join the community over at https://www.facebook.com/groups/540950783092439/. If you have any questions or concerns, you can reach us at the Meeple Syrup Facebook page - we are more than happy to field your questions and would love to hear from you! Thank you for your support! Our Patreon is now up to help us upgrade the show and get the podcast running again. We really appreciate the help! www.patreon.com/meeplesyrup A weekly livestream featuring rotating guests discussing some of the finer points of tabletop game design - every Wednesday at 9pm EST. Podcast airs each Monday.
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Join Jessey, Erica, and Sen, games designers and developers, EACH Wednesday at 9:00 pm EST for LIVE video conversations about analogue games from the design point of view. Our show features designer spotlights, inside the industry guests and conversations, and deep dives into game themes, mechanics and design. Follow us on Twitter @MeepleSyrup, like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/meeplesyrup, and join the community over at https://www.facebook.com/groups/540950783092439/. If you have any questions or concerns, you can reach us at the Meeple Syrup Facebook page - we are more than happy to field your questions and would love to hear from you! Thank you for your support! Our Patreon is now up to help us upgrade the show and get the podcast running again. We really appreciate the help! www.patreon.com/meeplesyrup A weekly livestream featuring rotating guests discussing some of the finer points of tabletop game design - every Wednesday at 9pm EST. Podcast airs each Monday.

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@MeepleSyrup

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English


Episodes

Dissecting the Game - Real Time Games

12/2/2019
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Howdy Meeps and welcome to the Meeple Syrup Show! On today's Dissecting the Game, we jump into a discussion about real time games! Which ones we liked, what they do well, and why they might not be everyone's favourite. Join us! Make sure to hit the "Subscribe" button and please become one of our patrons for exclusive content at www.patreon.com/meeplesyrup. The Meeple Syrup Show is a live broadcast every Wednesday night at 9pm EST at www.facebook.com/meeplesyrup. Join the live chat, ask...

Duration:01:00:35

Inside the Industry - Gather Round Games

12/2/2019
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Howdy Meeps, and welcome to the Meeple Syrup Show! On today's Inside the Industry, we talked to Adi and Liz from Gather Round Games about their current successful, self published game "Someone Has Died". Join us! Make sure to hit the "Subscribe" button and please become one of our patrons for exclusive content at www.patreon.com/meeplesyrup. The Meeple Syrup Show is a live broadcast every Wednesday night at 9pm EST at www.facebook.com/meeplesyrup. Join the live chat, ask questions, and...

Duration:00:42:41

Desigining the Game Kickstart your Creativity

11/17/2019
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Howdy Meeps and welcome to the Meeple Syrup Show! On today's Designing the Game, we try to unlock our creativity with some fun ways to generate game ideas. We brought on some of our Patrons and regular guests to participate with us. Make sure to hit the "Subscribe" button and please become one of our patrons for exclusive content at www.patreon.com/meeplesyrup. The Meeple Syrup Show is a live broadcast every Wednesday night at 9pm EST at www.facebook.com/meeplesyrup. Join the live chat,...

Duration:01:05:09

Designer Spotlight - Elizabeth Hargrave

11/11/2019
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Howdy Meeps and welcome to the Meeple Syrup Show! On today's Designer Spotlight we have on Elizabeth Hargrave, designer of the spectacularly beautiful game, Wingspan. She talks about what is coming up next from her, including Tussie Mussie from Button Shy, and the future of Wingspan. Make sure to hit the "Subscribe" button and please become one of our patrons for exclusive content at www.patreon.com/meeplesyrup. The Meeple Syrup Show is a live broadcast every Wednesday night at 9pm EST at...

Duration:00:44:00

Dissecting the Game - Area Control

11/5/2019
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Howdy Meeps and welcome to the Meeple Syrup Show! On today's Dissecting the Game, we're looking at Area Control games! Join us as we look at the difference between Area Control, Area Majority, Area Influence, and all those other terms we seem to use. Hosts and guests share what they enjoy about different Area based games and some of the surprising ways that it is being used recently. Join us! Make sure to hit the "Subscribe" button and please become one of our patrons for exclusive content...

Duration:00:38:11

Inside the Industry - Board Game Media

11/5/2019
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Howdy Meeps and welcome to the Meeple Syrup Show! On today's Inside the Industry, we talked to Bebo from BeBold Games on the business that she built, the book she wrote, and what it takes to be in Board Game Media. Join us! Make sure to hit the "Subscribe" button and please become one of our patrons for exclusive content at www.patreon.com/meeplesyrup. The Meeple Syrup Show is a live broadcast every Wednesday night at 9pm EST at www.facebook.com/meeplesyrup. Join the live chat, ask...

Duration:00:57:05

Inside the Industry - Nick Nazzaro from Lay Waste Games

10/21/2019
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Howdy Meeps and Welcome to the Meeple Syrup Show! On today's Inside the Industry, we're talking to Nick Nazzaro from Lay Waste Games! He's talking to us about Life Siphon, his most recent game on Kickstarter, what it's like to make custom components, and what goes into building a world plus being responsible for all of its art. Join us! Make sure to hit the "Subscribe" button and please become one of our patrons for exclusive content at www.patreon.com/meeplesyrup. The Meeple Syrup Show is...

Duration:00:39:12

Designer Spotlight - Bobby West

10/14/2019
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Howdy Meeps and Welcome to the Meeple Syrup Show! On today's Designer Spotlight, we're talking to Bobby West, game designer and HABA employee. He shares with us some of the exciting upcoming projects he has co-designed with Alan Moon, designer of Ticket To Ride. Bobby talks about his experiences designing, pitching and getting his games published. Join us! Make sure to hit the "Subscribe" button and please become one of our patrons for exclusive content at www.patreon.com/meeplesyrup. The...

Duration:00:35:14

Dissecting the Game - Drafting Games

10/7/2019
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Howdy Meeps and welcome to the Meeple Syrup Show! On today's Dissecting the Game, we're looking at Drafting games! We look at the difference drafting games and how we would use drafting in a design. Join us! Make sure to hit the "Subscribe" button and please become one of our patrons for exclusive content at www.patreon.com/meeplesyrup. The Meeple Syrup Show is a live broadcast every Wednesday night at 9pm EST at www.facebook.com/meeplesyrup. Join the live chat, ask questions, and interact...

Duration:00:41:31

Inside the Industry - Indie Game Alliance

9/30/2019
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Howdy Meeps, and welcome to the Meeple Syrup Show! On today's Inside the Industry, we talked to Matt Holden from The Indie Game Alliance on the business he has built to support game designers, the kind of services that Indie offers, and why he started this organization. Join us! The Meeple Syrup Show is a live broadcast every Wednesday night at 9pm EST at www.facebook.com/meeplesyrup. Join the live chat, ask questions, and interact with our hosts and guests. Intro and outro music is...

Duration:00:42:23

Designing the Game - Jay Cormier and Failing Faster in Playtesting

9/23/2019
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Howdy Meeps and welcome to the Meeple Syrup Show! On today's Designing the Game, we talked to Jay Cormier about his new "Fail Faster" game design journal, how he created the journal, who helped him along the way, and why you should get one yourself! Tons of great play testing advice in this one. Join us! The Meeple Syrup Show is a live broadcast every Wednesday night at 9pm EST at www.facebook.com/meeplesyrup. Join the live chat, ask questions, and interact with our hosts and guests....

Duration:00:23:27

Dissecting the Game - Pandemic

9/16/2019
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Howdy Meeps and welcome to the Meeple Syrup Show! On today's Dissecting the Game, we're looking at the popular and fun game, Pandemic! Join us as we look at the mechanics behind an outbreak, the cooperation element, and what makes this game so accessible. Join us! The Meeple Syrup Show is a live broadcast every Wednesday night at 9pm EST at www.facebook.com/meeplesyrup. Join the live chat, ask questions, and interact with our hosts and guests. Intro and outro music is "Funday" from...

Duration:00:41:40

Inside the Industry - Developer John Brieger

9/9/2019
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Howdy Meeps, and welcome to the Meeple Syrup Show! On today's Inside the Industry, we talk to developer John Brieger about what a developer does and the kind of relationship they have with publishers and designers. Get an inside glimpse of some of the cogs within the publishing industry. Join us! The Meeple Syrup Show is a live broadcast every Wednesday night at 9pm EST at www.facebook.com/meeplesyrup. Join the live chat, ask questions, and interact with our hosts and guests. Intro and...

Duration:00:41:04

Meeple Syrup Show Designing the Game - In Game Avatars

9/2/2019
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Howdy Meeps, and welcome to the Meeple Syrup Show! On today's Designing the Game, we have Andrew Wolf join us in talking about meeples, minis, and more! How do you like to be represented in games? Join us! The Meeple Syrup Show is a live broadcast every Wednesday night at 9pm EST at www.facebook.com/meeplesyrup. Join the live chat, ask questions, and interact with our hosts and guests. Intro and outro music is "Funday" from Bensound.

Duration:00:41:27

Designer Spotlight - Shannon McDowell and Escape Rooms

8/26/2019
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Howdy Meeps, and welcome to the Meeple Syrup Show! On today's Designer Spotlight, we talk to Shannon McDowell about her first signed game(s), a series of escape room decks called "Conundrum", how she planned her puzzles out, what her first GenCon was like, and what is coming next from Shannon. Join us! The Meeple Syrup Show is a live broadcast every Wednesday night at 9pm EST at www.facebook.com/meeplesyrup. Join the live chat, ask questions, and interact with our hosts and guests. Intro...

Duration:00:36:32

Dissecting the Game - Istanbul the Dice Game and Dice-ifying Games

8/19/2019
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Howdy Meeps, and welcome to the Meeple Syrup Show! On today's Dissecting the Game, we talk about Istanbul the Dice Game and the dice-ification of games (games that have become dice versions). Our lovely moderators over at The Meeple Syrup Show Talk Page join us to talk about how dice games compare to their tabletop versions. Join us! The Meeple Syrup Show is a live broadcast every Wednesday night at 9pm EST at www.facebook.com/meeplesyrup. Join the live chat, ask questions, and interact...

Duration:00:44:54

Inside The Industry - New York Toy Fair

8/15/2019
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Howdy Meeps, and welcome to the Meeple Syrup Show! On today's Inside the Industry, we talk about the New York Toy Fair!

Duration:00:36:17

Designing the Game - Kids Games with Helaina Cappel

7/18/2019
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Howdy Meeps, and welcome to the Meeple Syrup Show! On today's Designing the Game, we Helaina Cappel of Kids Table Board Games and Burnt Island games on to talk about how to create and target a game for kids! Join us! The Meeple Syrup Show is a live broadcast every Wednesday night at 9pm EST at www.facebook.com/meeplesyrup. Join the live chat, ask questions, and interact with our hosts and guests. Intro and outro music is "Funday" from Bensound.

Duration:00:39:47

New Year, New Show

7/18/2019
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New Year, New Show! Jessey, Erica, and Sen talk about what is next and new for the Meeple Syrup Show, and what we have planned for this brand new year of game design! Join us! The Meeple Syrup Show is a live broadcast every Wednesday night at 9pm EST at www.facebook.com/meeplesyrup. Join the live chat, ask questions, and interact with our hosts and guests. Intro and outro music is "Funday" from Bensound.

Duration:00:40:46