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Episode 80 - Top 50 Board Games of All Time - 50-41 (2021)

July 27th, 2021

In episode 80, Dean and Jon take a look at games we've been playing lately (Belfort, Lewis & Clark, and Q.E.). They then kick off part 1 of their top 50 board games of all time. Let us know what your favorites are in the comments below! Thanks for coming down to MeepleTown!

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00:00     Intro
16:33     Belfort
21:54     Lewis & Clark
28:28     Q.E.
30:53     Top 50 Board Games of All Time (50-41)

Episode 79 - Merchants Cove & Top 5 Variable Player Power Games

July 14th, 2021

In episode 79, Dean and Jon take a look at games we've been playing lately (Q.E. and El Grande). They also review Merchants Cove and rank their top 5 games with variable player powers. Thanks for coming down to MeepleTown!

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00:00     Intro
20:54     Q.E.
27:08     El Grande
33:35     Merchants Cove
01:19:27  Top 5 Games with Variable Player Powers

Episode 78 - Destinies & Terraforming Mars: Ares Expedition

June 30th, 2021

In episode 78, Dean and Jon take a look at games we've been playing lately (Skull, Wok and Roll, & The Goonies: Never Say Die). They also review Destinies and Terraforming Mars: Ares Expedition. Thanks for coming down to MeepleTown!

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00:00     Intro
20:15     Skull
23:59     Wok and Roll
26:28     Rolld - Dice Roller App
29:06     The Goonies: Never Say Die
37:53     Destinies
01:03:09  Terraforming Mars: Ares Expedition

*Review copies of Wok and Roll, Goonies, and Destinies were provided by the respective publishers.

 

Episode 77 - Maharaja

June 16th, 2021

In episode 77, Dean and Jon take a look at games we've been playing lately (Solar Storm and Rialto). They also review Maharaja, and finish up the episode with their top 5 low complexity thinkier games. Thanks for coming down to MeepleTown!

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00:00     Intro
14:08     Solar Storm
17:45     Rialto
21:34     Maharaja
41:54     Top 5 Low Complexity Thinkier Games

Episode 76 - Raiders of Scythia & Showdown between Troyes Dice and Dice Charmers

June 2nd, 2021

In episode 76, Dean and Jon take a look at games we've been playing lately (Catan, The Godfather: Corleone's Empire, Chinatown, Point Salad, Crokinole, Baseball Highlights: 2045, and Porta Nigra). They also review Raiders of Scythia, and finish up the episode with a showdown between Troyes Dice and Rajas of the Ganges: Dice Charmers. Thanks for coming down to MeepleTown.

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00:00     Intro
19:10     What we've been playing lately
29:19     Raiders of Scythia
01:02:59  Showdown between Troyes Dice and Raja of the Ganges: Dice Charmers

*Review copy of Raiders of Scythia provided by Renegade Games.

Episode 75 - Festifeld…Feldfest…Festival o’ Feld

May 19th, 2021

In episode 75, Dean and Jon talk all things Stefan Feld!!!! We give our top 10 games designed by our combined favorite board game designer. Thanks for coming down to MeepleTown!

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00:00     Intro
20:26     Top 10 Stefan Feld Games

 

Episode 74 - Red Rising

May 5th, 2021

In Episode 74, Dean and Jon open some MeepleTown mail, discuss the BGG Golden Geek Awards, and review Red Rising. We also talk about games we've been playing lately including Broom Service, Monster Expedition, The Whatnot Cabinet, and Streets. Thanks for coming down to MeepleTown!

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00:00     Intro
21:28     MeepleTown Mail
33:39     BGG Golden Geek Awards
01:05:20  Broom Service
01:11:53  Monster Expedition
01:21:08  The Whatnot Cabinet
01:33:13  Streets
01:43:36  Red Rising

*Review copies of Monster Expedition and The Whatnot Cabinet provided by publishers

Episode 73 - Yokohama and Yokohama Duel Showdown

April 21st, 2021

In Episode 73, Dean and Jon still have a bunch of games to talk about. The share their thoughts on A Fistful of Meeples, Hallertau, Rome & Roll, Renature, and El Grande. The wrap up the episode with a Showdown between Yokohama and Yokohama Duel. If you enjoy the podcast, and think think we are deserving, we would love a nomination for the Golden Geek Award. Today is the last day to nominate your favorites, but here is the link if you haven't voted yet: Link to Golden Geek Award Nominations Thanks for coming down to MeepleTown!

00:00       Intro
18:58       A Fistful of Meeples
28:22       Hallertau
39:00       Rome & Roll
51:27        Renature
01:02:36  El Grande
01:14:48  Yokohama & Yokohama Duel Showdown

Episode 72 - A Bunch o’ Games

April 7th, 2021

In Episode 72, as the title implies, Dean and Jon talk about a bunch of games we've played lately. Instead of doing a full on review, they focus on shorter reviews and first thoughts of The Shores of Tripoli, Holi: Festival of Colors, CloudAge, Showdown Tactics, Four Gardens, Venice, Whistle Mountain, and Paris: City of Lights. Thanks for coming down to MeepleTown!

00:00     Intro
20:22     The Shores of Tripoli
26:13     Holi: Festival of Colors
30:55     CloudAge
39:26     Showdown Tactics
47:11     Four Gardens
54:15     Venice
01:01:39  Whistle Mountain
01:09:13  Paris: City of Lights

 

*Review copies of games were provided by the publisher.

Episode 71 - Top 10 Board Games of 2020

March 24th, 2021

In Episode 71, Dean, Jon, and Jonathan give their top 10 board games of 2020. This recording is taken directly from the MeepleTown Live video. If you prefer to watch the video instead, you can go to https://youtu.be/f5AFEl8en2Y. Thanks for coming down to MeepleTown! 

 

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