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Episode 67 - MeepleTown Live! Space Base & Grand Austria Hotel

January 20th, 2021

In Episode 67, Dean and Jon go live! We talk about games we've been playing lately (Strike, Harry Potter Strike, and Watergate). We then review Space Base and Grand Austria Hotel. We wrap up the episode with a Pick Six. If you prefer the video, you can check it out here: https://youtu.be/6e2XJHZD_ew. Thanks for coming down to MeepleTown!  

 

00:00     Intro
06:03     Strike and Harry Potter Strike
10:38     Watergate
23:24     Space Base
38:03     Grand Austria Hotel
52:19     Pick Six

Episode 66 - Viscounts of the West Kingdom & Top 5 Party Games

January 6th, 2021

In Episode 66, Dean and Jon talk about games they've been playing lately (Grand Austria Hotel, Parks, and Hex Monsters) .  Dean and Jon then review Viscounts of the West Kingdom and give our top 5 party games. Thanks for coming down to MeepleTown!

 

00:00     Intro
24:38     Grand Austria Hotel
29:09     Parks
33:41     Hex Monsters*
39:53     Viscounts of the West Kingdom**
01:12:07  Top 5 Party Games

 

*Hex Monsters was a paid preview

**Review copy of Viscounts of the West Kingdom provided by Renegade Games

 

Episode 65 - Lost Ruins of Arnak & Gloomhaven: Jaws of the Lion

December 23rd, 2020

In Episode 65, Dean and Jon talk about the best years of gaming over the past 10 years and share games they've been playing lately (Anachrony and Chronicles of Crime 1400).  Dean and Jon then review Lost Ruins of Arnak & Gloomhaven: Jaws of the Lions. Thanks for coming down to MeepleTown!

00:00     Intro
36:01     Anachrony
41:13      Chronicles of Crime 1400
46:56     Lost Ruins of Arnak
01:16:11  Gloomhaven: Jaws of the Lion

*Review copy of Lost Ruins of Arnak provided by CGE

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Episode 64 - Tawantinsuyu: The Inca Empire

December 9th, 2020

In Episode 64, Dean and Jon share games they've been playing lately (Gremlins: Holiday Havoc Card Game, Santa Cookie Elf Candy Snowman, Scape Goat, Oceans App, and The Gallerist). They then review Tawantinsuyu: The Inca Empire and finish up the episode with Pick Six on Christmas presents. Thanks for coming down to MeepleTown!

 

00:00     Intro
19:27     Gremlins
21:16     Santa Cookie Elf Candy Snowman
25:52     Scape Goat
31:43     Oceans App
34:57     The Gallerist
40:55     Tawantinsuyu: The Inca Empire
01:12:40  Pick Six

Episode 63 - The Crew & Paris

November 25th, 2020

In Episode 63, Dean shares games he's been playing lately (National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation: Twinkling Lights Game, Christmas Story: A MAJOR Card Game, Elf: Journey from the North Pole, and Pandemic: Hot Zone – North America).  Dean and Jon then review The Crew and Paris. Thanks for coming down to MeepleTown!

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00:00     Intro
21:49     National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation: Twinkling Lights Game
26:00     Christmas Story: A MAJOR Card Game
28:51     Elf: Journey from the North Pole
32:11     Pandemic: Hot Zone – North America
35:12     The Crew
59:12     Paris

Review copies of National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation: Twinkling Lights Game, Christmas Story: A MAJOR Card Game, and Elf: Journey from the North Pole provided by Funko Games. Review copy of Paris provided by Game Brewer.

Intro music for The Crew: Three Ravens by Axeltree

Intro music for Paris: Paris Ballade by Dana Boulé

 

Episode 62 - Glasgow

November 18th, 2020

In Episode 62, Dean and Jon share games they've been playing lately (Frosty the Snowman: Follow the Leader, Elf: Snowball Showdown, and Stone Age).  They also review Glasgow, one of Dean's most anticipated games of the season. Thanks for coming down to MeepleTown!

00:00      Intro
17:12        Frosty the Snowman: Follow the Leader
20:49      Elf: Snowball Showdown
23:54      Stone Age
30:36      Glasgow

Episode 61 - The Castles of Tuscany

November 11th, 2020

In Episode 61, Dean and Jon share games they've been playing lately (Forgotten Waters & Bohnanza).  They also review The Castles of Tuscany, Dean's most anticipated game of the season. Thanks for coming down to MeepleTown!

 

00:00      Intro
13:33      The Mind
15:38      Minecraft: Builders & Biomes
22:18      Imperial Settlers: Empires of the North
24:41      The Castles of Tuscany

Episode 60 - Endless Winter

November 4th, 2020

In Episode 60, Dean and Jon share a game they've been playing lately (Forgotten Waters & Bohnanza).  They also give their thoughts on Endless Winter: Paleoamerians. This is a Kickstarter Preview, so they do not give a final rating. Thanks for coming down to MeepleTown!

 

00:00      Intro
18:43      Forgotten Waters
24:28      Bohnanza
27:47      Endless Winter

Episode 59 - Tekhenu

October 28th, 2020

In Episode 59, Dean and Jon share a game they've been playing lately (GoodCritters, Cash & Guns, and Root Digital).  They also review Tekhenu and answer some questions from the MeepleTown mail. Thanks for coming down to MeepleTown!

 

00:00      Intro
20:11      GoodCritters & Cash & Guns
31:47      Tekhenu
58:20      MeepleTown Mail

Episode 58 - Kiesling’s Heaven & Ale and Riverboat

October 21st, 2020

In Episode 58, Dean and Jon share games they've been playing lately (Hocus Pocus & Aftershock).  They also review two Michael Kiesling games released in 2017: Heaven & Ale and Riverboat. Thanks for coming down to MeepleTown!

00:00      Intro
14:26      Hocus Pocus
18:29      Aftershock: San Francisco & Venice
25:56      Heaven & Ale
40:29      Riverboat

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