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MN 0198 Legacy Next

1/10/2018
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Charterstone has begun, and while we say little about it, Ryan riffs on people trying to make permanence temporary in Legacy games. We also discuss some games we have played recently, including Crosstalk, Nmbr9, Timebomb: Evolution, and Terraforming Mars: Venus Next.

Duration: 00:40:13


MN 0197 Goodnight, 2017

1/3/2018
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2017 is in the books! We discuss our highlights and report on how we failed (or did we?) at our gaming goals. Bring on the new year, and Nathan's ambitious, 15x10 challenge.

Duration: 00:58:48


MN 0196 Deckbuilders Heroes and Tyrants

12/27/2017
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We love deckbuilding games. We each discuss our top three games, explain what deckbuilders are and talk about our recent experience playing Hero Realms The Ruins of Thandar Campaign and Tyrants of the Underdark.

Duration: 00:43:47


MN 0195 December 2017 Gaming News

12/20/2017
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This week Nathan and Ryan and joined by Sam Aho and Matt and Barb Allen to discuss Kickstarters and other news in the board game industry.

Duration: 00:51:41


MN 0194 The Twelve Days of Gaming

12/13/2017
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This holiday seasons people make lists and people play games. Some even make lists of games they would play. Do you prefer Nathan's Twelve (mostly short games) that he wants to play 1-12 times in the next few weeks? What do you think about Brent's list of games that have the number of the day in them? Even better, Ryan has ideas for mini goals to do while playing games. Whatever you celebrate this month, we hope you are surrounded by friends and family and board games.

Duration: 00:29:48


MN 0193 BGGcon Recap including Ravensburger Interview, Deckscape and More

12/6/2017
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Brent returns, barely, from BGG.Con and we discuss many of the events he enjoyed and games he played including Nusfjord, Majesty: For the Realm, Reworld, Otys, Roll Player, the Puzzle Hunt, and more. Brent also conducts and interview with a Ravensburger North America representative about their upcoming games!

Duration: 00:41:00


MN 0192 Extra Life 2017 Recap

11/29/2017
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In November, Meeple Nation helped put on a 24 hour board game event, which collected donations for Extra Life and the Children's Miracle Network. We review and recap the event, which turned out great. Some of the awesome games that we got to the table were Infected, The Quest for El Dorado, Terraforming Mars, Iron Dragon, Crossfire, and Dead of Winter: Warring Colonies. We'd like to thank Tab Bank for hosting, and Tasty Minstrel Games, Mayday Games, Tim Fowers Games, and Red Raven Games...

Duration: 00:49:08


MN 0191 Holiday Gift Guide 2017

11/22/2017
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Our Gift Guide: Family Games Ticket to Ride The Quest for El Dorado Kingdomino Fast Forward: FLEE Transamerica Century: Spice Road Delve Splendor NMBR 9 Can't Stop Express Clank! In! Space! Harry Potter Hogwarts Battle Children Games Ice Cool Rhino Hero Flick 'Em Up Bang: The Dice Games Coconuts Happy Salmon Group Games Fuse Deception: Murder in Hong Kong Magic Maze Stocking Stuffers (Small Games) Pack O Games Mint Works Insider Timeline Pirate 21 Don't...

Duration: 01:05:20


MN 0190 November 2017 Gaming News

11/15/2017
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Ryan, Nathan, and Brent sit down and discuss Kickstarters, new games, what we are playing, and board game art and presentation. Join us on Facebook at Meeple Nation Off Air.

Duration: 00:51:04


MN 0189 Massive Darkness

11/8/2017
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This week, Ryan, Nathan and Dennis sit down and talk about the monstrosity that is Massive Darkness. How does it stand up? Is it better as a stand-alone game or in story mode? Listen to their review.

Duration: 00:28:36


MN 0188 Am I a Board Game Collector?

11/1/2017
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After a few weeks of discussion we sit down and record this episode on Board Game collections. Brent asserts that a person is a collector if, 1. They identify themselves as a collector and have at least two games, and/or 2. They have more games than they could reasonably play. Ryan uses a sports analogy to explain how he would select games to buy if Nathan, Brent and his other friends didn't keep him supplied in games, and Nathan waffles on whether he is A True Collector. This episode is...

Duration: 00:53:42


MN 0187 Cornucopia of Games

10/25/2017
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Join us this week while we discuss three games we have recently played. Ryan explains Pirate 21, a quick game from Indie Boards and Cards. Nathan follows with his explanation of Delve from the same company, and finally, Brent leads off discussion about Codenames Duet, a cooperative version of Codenames.

Duration: 00:32:35


MN 0186 More October News

10/18/2017
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This week we have a shorter episode than normal due to lost audio. We are joined by Matt. He talks Lisboa, and we talk Downfall, Kahoots, Too Many Bones, and the Kickstarter only model of some massive games such as Batman: The Board Game.

Duration: 00:17:28


MN 0185 October 2017 News

10/11/2017
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Ryan, Nathan, and Brent meet with Matt Allen to discuss October news, including some Kickstarters we are looking forward to and recently fulfilled Kickstarters we have played, including Massive Darkness, 7th Continent, Table Toppers, and more. We finally put to bed Seafall, and yet again talk Terraforming Mars.

Duration: 00:49:08


MN 0184 Ixalan Carnivale Nmbr9 Power Grid TCG

10/4/2017
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We start out the episode with Ryan's report of his play in the Magic prerelease, include more details than Brent cared to listen to. Then Brent talks Arkham Horror The Card Game and his trip to Italy. Nmbr9 is a quick and accessible game were players stack numbers in order to gain points. Power Grid The Card Game is a scaled down version of Power Grid, with no map. We are raising money for Primary Children's Hospital at https://extra-life.org/team/nugg/

Duration: 00:36:54


MN 0183 Raxxon

9/27/2017
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Despite us continually asking that we not receive a Raxxon invite, we did and Nathan now owns a copy. This much hyped game was talked about quite a bit on the web because of the scarcity created through the invite system. Is the game fun? What is it really?

Duration: 00:31:06


MN 0182 Clank! In! Space!

9/20/2017
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This week we sit down to discuss a few games we have been playing recently, including Thief's Market, Abandon Planet and First Martians. Then we move into the main portion of the 'cast and we talk about Clank! In! Space, the sequel to our much loved, Clank! How is it different? Is it an improvement? Listen and find out.

Duration: 00:32:17


MN 0181 Escape Room Games

9/13/2017
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This week we cover five different Escape Room Games. Listen for our commentary, but the summary is: EXIT the GameUnlock!Escape the RoomEscape Room the GameEscape Room in a Box: The Werewolf Experience Don't forget to pick up Ryan Decaria's book, Devil in the Microscope, available from Amazon, and check out Brent's Meeple Sing Shirts, also available through Amazon.

Duration: 00:38:20


MN 0180 September 2017 News and GenCon Report

9/6/2017
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Matt and Barb are recently back from GenCon 50 and have details of the games they purchased and played. They are joined by Ryan, Brent and Nathan and they all discuss additional news out of GenCon and the larger board game world. We thank Tasty Minstrel games for supporting our podcast. Please support them by buying their great games and listening to the TMG Podcast. We now have four Meeple Nation shirts on Amazon. Search Meeple Nation there and see our new minimalistic design. Brent...

Duration: 00:46:30


MN 0179 Word Games

8/30/2017
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This week join Ryan as he talks with enthusiasm about word games! Nathan and Brent are also present. We discuss a few different categories of word games. Spelling Games: Scrabble, Boggle, Pick Two, Paperback, Hardback, Word Domination, Boggle Bowl Guess the Word: Code Names, Word Slam, Werewords, Insider, Codenames, The Chamelon, Mad Gab, Taboo Matching Words: Apples to Apples, Cards Against Humanity

Duration: 00:38:32

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