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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! 

 

Episode 70 - Tungaru & Interview with Grant Lyon

March 10th, 2021

In Episode 70, Jon and Jonathan talk about games they've been playing lately (Fleet: The Dice Game and Merv: The Heart of the Silk Road) .  Jon and Jonathan then review Tungaru. Dean and Jon finish up the episode with an interview with Grant Lyon, comedian and designer of Curmudgeon: A Game of Silly Insults, Dummy. Dean was unable to record most of the episode due to being sick with Covid, so thank you Jonathan for filling in again! Thanks for coming down to MeepleTown!

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00:00     Intro
07:31     Fleet: The Dice Game
12:20     Merv: The Heart of the Silk Road
22:46     Tungaru
1:00:00   Interview with Grant Lyon

Be sure to check out Grant's Game Recs on YouTube, and find Grant @grantlyon1 on social media.

Episode 69 - Sleeping Gods & Top 5 Interactive Euros

February 17th, 2021

In Episode 69, Dean and Jon talk about games they've been playing lately (The River, Maglev Metro, and Dune: Imperium) .  Dean and Jon then review Sleeping Gods. They finish up the episode with their top 5 interactive Euro games. MeepleTown recently did a video with our buddy Jonathan and Jonny Pac, so their picks are shared, as well. Thanks for coming down to MeepleTown!

00:00       Intro
15:48       The River
21:57       Maglev Metro
29:46      Dune: Imperium
38:10       Sleeping Gods
01:01:19  Top 5 Interactive Euros

You can find our Sleeping Gods video review at https://youtu.be/hpd7slVwwkw

You can find our Top 5 Interactive Euros video at https://youtu.be/WGl3VHCrGZ8

 

*Review copies provided by Red Raven Games and Bezier Games.

Episode 68 - Praga Caput Regni, Bonfire, & Top 5 Anticipated Games of 2021

February 3rd, 2021

In Episode 68, Dean and Jon talk about games they've been playing lately (Fantasy Realms, Klask, Through the Ages: A New Story of Civilization, Nations, and Castles of Burgundy) .  Dean and Jon then review Praga Caput Regni and Bonfire. They finish up the episode with their top 5 anticipated games of 2021. Thanks for coming down to MeepleTown!

If you enjoy our podcast, please consider rating us. If you like our YouTube channel, please consider subscribing. If you have questions you would like us to answer on the podcast, please consider emailing us at meepletownmail@gmail.com. 

00:00     Intro
19:24     Fantasy Realms
25:06     Klask
27:56     Through the Age & Nations
33:09     Castles of Burgundy (New Version)
36:11     Praga Caput Regni
55:50     Bonfire
01:17:12  Top 5 Anticipated Games of 2021

30 Minutes to Nowhere - Skinny Jeans

January 27th, 2021

Dean and Jon start off talking about Skinny Jeans and end up talking about college. How did they get there? Listen to find out. 

 

This is normally a board game podcast, but we decided to test the waters on a new project we have been considering. We would love to hear your thoughts, so please reach out to us on social media (@meepletowngames) or email us at meepletownmail@gmail.com to let us know what you think. If it goes well, we might do some more!

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