Meeple Nation Board Game Podcast

Meeple Nation Podcast Episode 537: Top five games with end game bonuses.

This week is all about games with those sometimes hidden points that show up at the end of the game and can make or break someone's chance of victory.

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Direct download: MN_537_Top_Five_End_Game_Bonuses.mp3
Category:BoardGame -- posted at: 2:00am MDT

MN Bonus Episode 11 Mail Bag Question 1.

How has the evolution of the gaming hobby changed over the years? How has it affected us, and how do we see it affecting us in the future?

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Direct download: Bonus_Mail_Bag_Episode_1.mp3
Category:BoardGame -- posted at: 2:00am MDT

MN Podcast episode 536

This week we're talking about games that feature end game scoring and bonuses.

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Direct download: MN_536_Games_with_End_Game_Bonuses.mp3
Category:BoardGame -- posted at: 2:00am MDT

Meeple Nation Podcast: Episode 535 July 2024 News.

It is time for news. We have some highlights from some games that Arcane Wonders sent us, as well as all the fun and excitement that was had at SaltCon Summer. Plus some news too.

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Direct download: MN_535_July_2024_News.mp3
Category:BoardGame -- posted at: 2:00am MDT

MN Podcast episode 534

This week we're talking about the amazing crowdfunding projects out there that have us reved up! 

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Direct download: MN_534_Crowdfunding_Projects_Were_Excited_About_Summer_2024.mp3
Category:BoardGame -- posted at: 2:00am MDT

Meeple Nation Podcast Bonus Showdown Episode.

Join us ring side as we discuss our top deduction games and by using Pub Meeple we determine the Meeple Nation top five deduction games.

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Direct download: MN_BE_10_Deduction_Game_Showdown.mp3
Category:BoardGame -- posted at: 12:00pm MDT

MN Podcast episode 533

This week we talk about some great highlights and discuss some of the deduction games that have slipped through our fingers.

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Direct download: MN_533_Top_Deduction_Games_We_Dont_Own.mp3
Category:BoardGame -- posted at: 2:00am MDT

Meeple Nation Podcast Episode 532, Our Top Five Deduction Games. 
 
This week we are concluding our continuing our discussion of deduction games with our individual top five games. Do any of your games make our list?

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Direct download: MN_532_Top_5_Deduction_Games.mp3
Category:BoardGame -- posted at: 2:00am MDT

Meeple Nation Podcast Episode 531

This week we are talking all about deduction games. The game is afoot dear listener!

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Direct download: MN_531_Deduction_Games.mp3
Category:BoardGame -- posted at: 2:00am MDT

Meeple Nation Episode 530 June, 2024 News.

In this episode Doug deals with some new revelations about BGA. We also discuss new games releases, new game announcements, and a couple of crowd funding games on our radar.

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Direct download: MN_530_June_2024_News.mp3
Category:BoardGame -- posted at: 2:00am MDT

Meeple Nation Podcast Episode 529

This week we are talking about games that have their origins in book, movies, television, and video games, and now can be found on the game table. There is a wide scope of games in this realm and we only hit the tip of mountain of what we have and enjoyed. Come see if some of your favorites made our discussion.

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Direct download: MN_529_Games_Transfered_from_Media_to_the_Game_Table.mp3
Category:BoardGame -- posted at: 2:00am MDT

Meeple Nation Podcast, Episode 528 Top Deck, Bag, & Pool Building Games We Don't Own

This week we continue our discussion of deck, bag, and or pool building games by talking about a few of them that have slipped under our radar. 

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Direct download: MN_528_Top_Deck_Bag_and_Pool_Building_Games_We_Dont_Own.mp3
Category:BoardGame -- posted at: 2:00am MDT

Are you ready to rumble? It's time for Meeple Nation's Bonus Episode 9: The Deck, Bag, and Pool Building Brawl!

We've combined each of our top five games - a whopping 14 games across the deck, bag, and pool building mechanics. Using the power of PubMeeple, we'll settle the score and crown the champions of the Meeple Nation top games.

So grab your dice, shuffle your deck, and get ready for an epic showdown!

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Direct download: MN_BE_9_Deck_Building_Showdown.mp3
Category:BoardGame -- posted at: 4:48am MDT

Meeple Nation Podcast, Episode 527 Top 5 Deckbuilding Games

This week we continue our discussion of deck, bag, and or pool building games by listing our top five picks. Some games my surprise you, some may not. Have a listen and see if any of your games make or lists.

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Direct download: MN_527_Our_Top_Five_Deck_Pool_or_Bag_building_Games.mp3
Category:BoardGame -- posted at: 2:00am MDT

MN Podcast episode 526.

This week we talk about some great highlights, and open up our discussion about deck, bag, and pool building games...some of our favorites!

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Direct download: MN_526_Deck_Bag__Pool_Building_Games.mp3
Category:BoardGame -- posted at: 2:00am MDT

Meeple Nation Podcast Episode 525.

It is time for news! We have several games that we are talking about this episode. There are new games that can be found in the wild. Games to keep on your radar. And, crowdfunding options to watch for too.

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Direct download: MN_525_May_2024_Newa.mp3
Category:BoardGame -- posted at: 2:00am MDT

MN Podcast episode 524.

This week we talk about some great highlights, and discuss some of the games we've finally been able to pull off our shelf of shame.

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Direct download: MN_524_Games_Weve_Pulled_Off_Our_Shelf_of_Shame.mp3
Category:BoardGame -- posted at: 2:00am MDT

Meeple Nation Podcast: Bonus Episode 8 - Cooperative Game Showdown.

Are you Ready? It is time for another showdown episode, where we take each of our top five cooperative games and discover what the Meeple Nation top five Cooperative Games are.

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Direct download: MN_BE_8_Co-op_Showdown.mp3
Category:BoardGame -- posted at: 1:33pm MDT

MN Podcast episode 521.

This week we talk about some great highlights, dip into the mailbag, and discuss some of the cooperative games that have slipped through our fingers.

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Direct download: MN_523_Top_Cooperative_Games_We_Dont_Own.mp3
Category:BoardGame -- posted at: 2:00am MDT

Meeple Nation Podcast Episode 522 Our Top Five Co-op Games.

This week we dive into another great game mechanic. Cooperative games are just plain fun. Did you favorite make any of our top five lists? Let's find out.

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Direct download: MN_522_Top_Five_Co-op_Games.mp3
Category:BoardGame -- posted at: 2:00am MDT

MN Podcast episode 521.

This week we talk about some great highlights and discuss one of our favorite game mechanisms - cooperative play!

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Direct download: MN_521_Cooperative_Games.mp3
Category:BoardGame -- posted at: 2:00am MDT

Meeple Nation Podcast Episode 520 March 2024 News.

This week we have a lot of news to cover and 120 minutes to do it in. We discuss new games available now, and games to look for in the future. Also, we cannot skip looking at some new crowd funding.

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Direct download: MN_520_March_2024_News.mp3
Category:BoardGame -- posted at: 2:00am MDT

MN Podcast episode 519.

This week we hit some highlights and count down our top five gateway game suggestions.

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Direct download: MN_519_Our_Top_Five_Gateway_Game_Suggestions.mp3
Category:BoardGame -- posted at: 2:00am MDT

Meeple Nation Podcast, Bonus Episode 7: 

Are you ready? It is time for the campaign, battle card driven showdown episode. We discuss our combined top five games and together, we work out the Meeple Nation top five.

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Direct download: MN_BE_7_Campaign_Games.mp3
Category:BoardGame -- posted at: 10:03am MDT

MN Podcast episode 518.

This week we hit some highlights and talk about more games we don't own, and maybe even a few we might want to try.

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Highlight Games:

Paleo
Heat: Pedal to the Metal
Foundations of Rome
Stars of Akarios
Oathsworn
Ticket to Ride Europe: 10th Anniversary Edition

 

Other Games Discussed:

Twilight Struggle
War of the Ring: Second Edition
War of the Ring
Inis
Commands & Colors: Ancients
Combat Commander: Europe
Paths of Glory
Hannibal: Rome vs. Carthage
Here I Stand
Labyrinth: The War of Terror, 2001-?
Up Front
Command & Colors: Napoleonics
Bloodborne: The Board Game
1960: The Making of the President
Gears of War: The Board Game
Black Rose Wars
Battles of Westeros
Triumph & Tragedy: European Balance of Power 1936-1945
Hammer of the Scots
Churchill

 

 

Direct download: MN_518_Top_Campaign_and_Battle_Card_Driven_Games_We_Dont_Own.mp3
Category:BoardGame -- posted at: 2:00am MDT

Meeple Nation Podcast Episode 517.

Our top five war campaign or battle card driven games. Plus a great question and several other tangents.

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Direct download: MN_517_Top_Five_Campaign_Games.mp3
Category:BoardGame -- posted at: 2:00am MDT

MN Podcast episode 516.

This week we hit some highlights and discuss "camapign" games!

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Direct download: MN_516_Campaign_and_Battle_Card_Driven_Games.mp3
Category:BoardGame -- posted at: 2:00am MDT

MN 515 February 2024 News

This week we discuss the art of culling games, and we have new game and freshly announced games and even some crowdfunding games. Put them all together and you have another Meeple Nation News episode.

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Highlights:

Framework
My City Roll & Write
My Island
It's a Wonderful World

New Releases:
Portals
Virtual Revolution
Among Cultists
Knarr
Aqua
Horrified Greek Monsters
Mythwind
Havalandi
Wyrmspan

New Announcements:
Catan: Starfarers Duel
Interstellar
Faraway
The Paradox Initiative
And That's How I Died
GI Joe: Battle for the Arctic Circle
Patchwork 10 Anniversary edition
Builders of Sylvan Dale
Barbaric
Keystone: North America Second Edition
Ready Set Bet High Roller Edition
That's So Cleaver Deluxe
Ticket to Ride Paris
The Search for UAPs
King of Tokyo: Origins

Crowdfunding:
Dante: Inferno
Thunder Road: Vendetta - Carnival of Chaos
Wormwood

Direct download: MN_515_February_2024_News.mp3
Category:BoardGame -- posted at: 2:00am MDT

MN Podcast episode 514.

This week we hit some highlights and talk about area movement games that don't sit on our shelves.

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Direct download: MN_514_Top_Area_Movement_Games_We_Dont_Own.mp3
Category:BoardGame -- posted at: 2:00am MDT

MN Podcast episode 513.

This week we talk highlights, break down what type of gamers we are, and count down our top five area movement games!

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Direct download: MN_513_Top_Five_Area_Movement_Games.mp3
Category:BoardGame -- posted at: 2:00am MDT

Meeple Nation Podcast episode 512: Area Movement Games

This week we are kicking of our discussion of the area movement mechanic and some games that we own that include this. Area movement is different than grid or path movement, so let's see what games we get to discuss.

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Direct download: MN_512_Area_Movement_Games.mp3
Category:BoardGame -- posted at: 2:00am MDT

MN Podcast episode 511.

This week we talk about some of memories we made last year and count down our top 5 games of 2023!

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Direct download: MN_511_Highlights_of_2023__Our_Top_Five_Games_of_the_Year.mp3
Category:BoardGame -- posted at: 2:00am MDT

Meeple Nation Episode 510 January 2024 News

Our first news episode of the year! There is a lot of new games to talk about and also we talk about four games from Good Games Publishing. Four Games we quite liked.

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Direct download: MN_510_January_News.mp3
Category:BoardGame -- posted at: 2:00am MDT

Meeple Nation Podcast Bonus Episode 5

Are you ready? Let the battle begin! It is time to rank the Meeple Nation top 15 Area Control / Area Influence games. Whose games will be at the top of the list?

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Direct download: MN_BE_5_Area_Control_Showdown.mp3
Category:BoardGame -- posted at: 2:00am MDT

MN Podcast episode 509.

Dave is Back! This week we get excited about game highlights, meander off the beaten path more than once, and look forward with hope in our eyes at what 2024 will bring!

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Direct download: MN_509_What_Were_Looking_Forward_To_In_2024.mp3
Category:BoardGame -- posted at: 2:00am MDT

MN Sit Down with Sierra Bonus Episode 1.

Join us as we sit down with Andy's daughter Sierra and discuss what it is like growing up surrounded by board games.

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Direct download: Sitdown_with_Seira_1.mp3
Category:BoardGame -- posted at: 2:00am MDT

MN Podcast episode 508.

This week we discuss our weekly highlights, spend way too much time talking about game upgrades, and eventually get around to complaining about some of the games we don't own.

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Direct download: MN_508_Top_Area_Control_Games_We_Dont_Own.mp3
Category:BoardGame -- posted at: 2:00am MDT

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