Meeple Nation Board Game Podcast (BoardGame)

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.

Come join us at the game table.

 

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.

Come join us at the table.

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.

Come join us at the game table as we talk about news.

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

Meeple Nation Podcast Episode 507, our top five area majority, or area influence games.

This week Andy and I talk about our top five games. Are any of your games on our lists? Lets find out.

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Direct download: MN_507_Our_Top_5_Area_Majority_Area_Influence_Games.mp3
Category:BoardGame -- posted at: 11:54pm MDT

Meeple Nation Podcast Episode 506.

This week we are discussing a game mechanic that we all thought we each highly disliked. Turns out, we have a large amount of area majority and area influence games. 

Are your favorites on our list?

Come join us at the game table and find out.

Direct download: MN_506_Area_Majority_or_Area_Influnence_Games.mp3
Category:BoardGame -- posted at: 2:00am MDT

MN Podcast episode 505.

December 2023 news. We have new game announcements, new games in the wild and of course, crowdfunding.

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Direct download: MN_505_December_2023_News.mp3
Category:BoardGame -- posted at: 2:00am MDT

MN Podcast episode 504.

It's time to send board games into space! What do we send and why? Will our choices invite an alien race to become our new overlords, or will we scare them away from Earth permanently?

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Direct download: MN_504_Top_Five_Games_to_Send_Into_Space.mp3
Category:BoardGame -- posted at: 2:00am MDT

MN Podcast bonus episode 4 action point games showdown.

Are you ready!!

It is time to have our top five action point games battle it out and to determine what our top 15 action point games really are.

Come join us ring side, at the game table.

Direct download: MN_BE4_Action_Point_Games_Showdown.mp3
Category:BoardGame -- posted at: 2:00am MDT

MN Podcast episode 503.

This week we talk about all the action point games we don't own and why. Plus, is it ok to destroy children and innocent players when teaching them new games? We have opinions!

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Direct download: MN_503_Action_Point_Games_We_Dont_Own.mp3
Category:BoardGame -- posted at: 2:00am MDT

MN Podcast episode 502, our top five action point games.

This week we bring our top five action point games to the table to discuss the games we feel are the best action point games we own. Plus, we discuss an interesting question about when we cull games.

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Direct download: MN_502_Our_Top_5_Action_Point_Games.mp3
Category:BoardGame -- posted at: 2:00am MDT

Meeple Nation Podcast,  Episode 501.

In this episode we discuss action point games! Here's how it works: you have two actions on your turn! You can use them to listen to the Meeple Nation Podcast, or Listen to the Meeple Nation Podcast. The choice is yours, so choose wisely.

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Direct download: MN_501_Action_Point_Games.mp3
Category:BoardGame -- posted at: 2:00am MDT

Meeple Nation Podcast,  Episode 500.

November 2023 news. We have new game announcements, new games in the wild and of course, crowdfunding of course.

Come join us at the games table for episode 500.

Direct download: MN_500_November_2023_News.mp3
Category:BoardGame -- posted at: 2:00am MDT

Meeple Nation Bonus Episode 3 Wargame Showdown.

This is time for our next showdown episode! We are facing off with our top wargames and decide our Meeple Nation Top Wargames.

Come join us ring side, at the game table.

Direct download: MN_Bonus_Episode_3_Wargame_Showdown.mp3
Category:BoardGame -- posted at: 2:00am MDT

Meeple Nation Podcast Episode 499, Our 2023 Holiday Gift Guide.

It is time for our annual holiday gift guide. As gamers, we want to share the love of board games with all those around us, but sometimes we overload those new to the hobby. Hopefully we have some ideas that will help bring your friends to the game table more often.

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Direct download: MN_499_2023_Holiday_Gift_Guide.mp3
Category:BoardGame -- posted at: 2:00am MDT

Meeple Nation Podcast Bonus Episode 1 One on One with Ashley.

Wow more bonus content! We are hoping this is a regular thing that will happen once a month. A sit down with Ashley as we discuss some fun games that her and I have played.

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Direct download: MN_Bonus_Episode_1_One_on_One_with_Ashley.mp3
Category:BoardGame -- posted at: 2:00am MDT

Meeple Nation Podcast Episode 498

This week we are exploring Wargames that we do not own and discussing why they are not on our shelves or why they are not hitting our game table.

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Direct download: MN_498_Why_We_Did_Not_Buy_These_Top_Wargames.mp3
Category:BoardGame -- posted at: 2:00am MDT

Meeple Nation Podcast Episode 497.

This week we cry "Havoc!" and let slip the dogs of war! It's time for our top five wargames!

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Direct download: MN_497_Top_Five_Wargames.mp3
Category:BoardGame -- posted at: 2:00am MDT

With it being game night the biggest question that seems to be on everyone's mind is what are we going to be playing tonight?

Well we have some friends who have some options. What are you playing this week?

Category:BoardGame -- posted at: 12:15pm MDT

MN podcast episode 496 Wargames.

This week we open our discussion of wargames, this is not a theme that we gravitate to often, but we do have some games that we do like. Join the conversation by reaching out to us at Meeplenation@gmail.com

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Direct download: MN_496_Wargames.mp3
Category:BoardGame -- posted at: 2:00am MDT

Meeple Nation Podcast Episode 495.

This week we share highlights, answer some listener mail, and cover some juicy news!

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Direct download: MN_495_October_2023_News.mp3
Category:BoardGame -- posted at: 2:00am MDT

Meeple Nation Podcast Episode 494.

This week we discuss some of the inside jokes from the Meeple Nation game table. Now you can join us in the laugh...maybe...we say a lot of silly things.

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Direct download: MN_494_Inside_Jokes_From_Game_Night.mp3
Category:BoardGame -- posted at: 2:00am MDT

Meeple Nation Bonus Episode 2: Spies and Secret Agent games showdown.

This week we take all of our top five spies and secret agent games, put them into Pub Meeple and do our live showdown episode. Let the fun begin.

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Direct download: MN_Bonus_Episode_2_-_Spies_and_Secret_Agent_Games_Showdown.mp3
Category:BoardGame -- posted at: 2:00am MDT

Meeple Nation Podcast Episode 493

This week we are trying something new and we have come up with a list of spies and secret agent games that we do not own and trying to figure out why, and determine if we need to seek them out.

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Direct download: MN_493_Top_Spies_and_Secret_Agent_Games_That_We_Dont_Own.mp3
Category:BoardGame -- posted at: 2:00am MDT

Meeple Nation Podcast Episode 492.

This week is shaken, not stirred. We're discussing our favorite spy and secret agent games, so load up your surveilance van and leave no witnesses.

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Direct download: MN_492_Top_Five_Spies__Secret_Agent_Games.mp3
Category:BoardGame -- posted at: 2:00am MDT

Meeple Nation Podcast Episode 491

This week we are opening our discussion of spies and secret agent games. We find out Nathan likes spy games more than the Andy and Doug, but we have some good ones. 

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Direct download: MN_491_Spies_and_Secret_Agent_Games.mp3
Category:BoardGame -- posted at: 2:00am MDT

Meeple Nation Podcast Episode 490

This week we discuss changes to the podcast, answer a listener question, share some highlights, and...you guessed it...cover the news!

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Direct download: MN_490_August_2023_News.mp3
Category:BoardGame -- posted at: 2:00am MDT

Meeple Nation Podcast Episode 489.5

This is it! Our first bonus episode. We will most likely be doing each time right before our news episodes, so let us know what you think at MeepleNation@gmail.com.

This episode, we find Meeple Nation's real top five!

Come, join us at the game table.

Direct download: MN_489_Bonus_Episode_MN_Top_Five_Showdown.mp3
Category:BoardGame -- posted at: 2:00am MDT

Meeple Nation Podcast Episode 489.

This week we each list five games we think should absolutely be in every game collection. So, if these games aren't on your shelf, time to get shopping! 

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Direct download: MN_489_Top_Five_Games_That_Should_be_in_Every_Collection.mp3
Category:BoardGame -- posted at: 2:00am MDT

Meeple Nation Podcast Episode 478

This week we are talking our top five cards games. Some of us cheated and made more than one list. We had hard time limiting what games counted as card games and games that are card driven.

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Direct download: MN_488_Our_Top_Five_Card_Games.mp3
Category:BoardGame -- posted at: 2:00am MDT

Meeple Nation Podcast Episode 487.

This week we discuss our top five favorite train and transportation games. Hold on tight...this could be a bumpy ride!

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Direct download: MN_487_Top_Five_Train__Transportation_Games.mp3
Category:BoardGame -- posted at: 7:36am MDT

Meeple Nation Podcast Episode 486.

This week we open up our discussion of train and transportation games. Gather around the game table with us as we talk about some great games. 

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Direct download: MN_486_Trains_and_Transportation_Games.mp3
Category:BoardGame -- posted at: 2:00am MDT

Meeple Nation Podcast Episode 485.

This week we talk about some of the amazing games we've been playing lately, and discuss a few new releases and croudfunding projects. 

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Direct download: MN_485_July_2023_News.mp3
Category:BoardGame -- posted at: 2:00am MDT

Meeple Nation Podcast episode 484

This week we creep into the Oathsworn: Into the Deepwood. An amazing campaign driven game. Something we love a lot of, but this one we all really liked.

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Direct download: MN_484_Oathsworn_into_the_Deepwood.mp3
Category:BoardGame -- posted at: 2:00am MDT

Meeple Nation Podcast Episode 483.

This week we talk about some gaming experiences that made us cringe as we played and maybe considered bumping the table or maybe even flipping the table. Come share in the pain, or maybe laugh at our pain.

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Direct download: MN_483_-_Top_Games_I_Wish_Hadnt_Been_Talked_Into.mp3
Category:BoardGame -- posted at: 2:00am MDT

MN Episode 482.

This week we are talking about our top five game in the territory building category. What game is your number one pick? See if it made our lists.

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Direct download: MN_482_Top_Five_Territory_Building_Games.mp3
Category:BoardGame -- posted at: 1:11pm MDT

Meeple Nation Podcast Episode 481

This week we are opening our discussion of territory games. We are claiming land, growing in influence and finding a successful path to victory. 

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Direct download: MN_481_Territory_Games.mp3
Category:BoardGame -- posted at: 2:00am MDT

Meeple Nation Podcast Episode 480

This week we are talking about our June 2023 news and highlights.
 
Gaming highlights, from SaltCon Summer, new games that hit the table, and other fun moments.

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Direct download: MN_480_June_2023_News.mp3
Category:BoardGame -- posted at: 2:00am MDT

Meeple Nation Podcast Episode 479

This week we an exciting episode talking about our HUGG-A-MeepleCon highlights from the past and introduce some new friends to what is like to hangout with the Meeple Nation team.

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Direct download: MN_479_Top_Hugg_A_Meeple_Moments.mp3
Category:BoardGame -- posted at: 2:00am MDT

Meeple Nation Podcast Episode 478

This week we an excited to be talking about our new favorite campaign game that is base in space. And maybe our new favorite campaign game currently. That game is Stars of Akarios.

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Direct download: 478_-_Stars_of_Akarios.mp3
Category:BoardGame -- posted at: 2:00am MDT

Meeple Nation Episode 477

This week we have picked our top five science fiction games in space. Bet there are some Star Wars games here, and something to do with Mars.

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Direct download: MN_477_Top_Space_Science_Fiction_Games.mp3
Category:BoardGame -- posted at: 2:00am MDT

Meeple Nation Episode 476

This week we begin our discussion of science fiction games that are all in space. And oddly enough not a ton of the games are Star Wars related.

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Direct download: MN_476_Space_Science_Fiction_Games.mp3
Category:BoardGame -- posted at: 2:00am MDT

Meeple Nation Podcast Episode 475

This week we are talking about May 2023 news. 

Gaming highlights, from our first trip to ICON in Idaho, gaming highlights from our Hugg-a-Meeple Con and other amazing games that we have played since our last news episode.

Come, join us at the game table.

 

Direct download: 475_-_May_2023_News.mp3
Category:BoardGame -- posted at: 2:00am MDT

Meeple Nation Episode 474

This week we have a new top five list we are talking about. Top Five Gateway Games. We each picked our top gateway games, come see if your gateway game made our list.

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Direct download: MN_474_Top_Five_Gateway_Games.mp3
Category:BoardGame -- posted at: 2:00am MDT

Meeple Nation Episode 473

This week we are talking about your top Earth-Based Science Fiction games. This is your list and our feedback for you. What games have we played, which ones will we be looking to add to our collections?

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Direct download: 473_-_EB_Sci-Fi_Games_Feedback.mp3
Category:BoardGame -- posted at: 2:00am MDT

Meeple Nation Episode 472

This week we are narrowing our discussion of Earth-Based Science Fiction games to our top five games. Let's find out if your top choice made it onto our lists. 

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Direct download: MN_472_Top_Earth-Based_Science-Fiction_Games.mp3
Category:BoardGame -- posted at: 2:00am MDT

Meeple Nation Episode 471

This week we are opening our discussion of Earth-Based Science Fiction games. Sci-Fi is such a wide subject we had to split it in two two categories and this group is all close to home.

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Direct download: 471_-_Earth-Based_Sci-Fi_Games.mp3
Category:BoardGame -- posted at: 2:00am MDT

Meeple Nation Episode 470

This week we are talking about April 2023 news. 
SaltCon gaming highlights, along with so many other highlights. We also mention some new game announcements, 

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Direct download: MN_475_April_2023_News.mp3
Category:BoardGame -- posted at: 2:00am MDT

Meeple Nation Episode 469

This week we are talking about our top five games that we have ever bought. This list varies from our top five games in that these games may not be rushing the to table, but they come with some found memories.

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Direct download: MN_469_-_Top_Five_Games_I_Have_Ever_Bought.mp3
Category:BoardGame -- posted at: 2:00am MDT

Meeple Nation Episode 468

This week we are talking about our top five favorite games. See how they have changed and find out some of us still has the same number one, but the others have changed for sure.

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Direct download: MN_468_Top_Five_Games.mp3
Category:BoardGame -- posted at: 2:00am MDT

Meeple Nation Episode 467

This week we are talking about our top five gaming pet peeves. These are things that drive us nuts. Sometimes we are the ones doing these thing, sometimes we are suffering through these things. Let's see how our list compares to yours.

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Direct download: MN_467_-_Top_Five_Pet_Peeves.mp3
Category:BoardGame -- posted at: 2:00am MDT

Meeple Nation Episode 466

This week we are talking about our top gaming moments. Gaming experiences that made a game or a game night stick in our minds. One of those moments that we want to build on and have more of.

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Direct download: MN_466_Top_Five_Gaming_Moments.mp3
Category:BoardGame -- posted at: 3:00am MDT

Meeple Nation Episode 465

This week we are talking about March 2023 news. 
Gaming highlights, new game have hit our tables and games that we are excited about playing.

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Direct download: 465_-_March_2023_News.mp3
Category:BoardGame -- posted at: 2:00am MDT

Meeple Nation Episode 464

This week we are talking about Endless Winter: Paleoamericans, a 1-4 player game designed by Stan Kordonskiy. Brave the cold, build your tribe and thrive.

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Direct download: MN_464_Endless_Winter_Paleoamericans.mp3
Category:BoardGame -- posted at: 2:00am MDT

Meeple Nation Episode 463

This week we are responding to your favorite two-players games or games that you feel play best with just two players. How many do we play, and what will be added to the game shelf? Let's find out.

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Direct download: 463_-_Two_Player_Listener_Responose.mp3
Category:BoardGame -- posted at: 2:00am MDT

Meeple Nation Episode 462

This week we are talking about our top two-player games. Not all of our top games are limited to two players. However, we feel that they really shine when played with only one other person.

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Direct download: MN_462_Top_Two_Player_Games.mp3
Category:BoardGame -- posted at: 2:00am MDT

Meeple Nation Episode 461

This week we are opening our discussion of two-player games. Not just games that are limited to two players, but games that shine playing them with just two people.

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Direct download: MN_461_Two_Player_Games.mp3
Category:BoardGame -- posted at: 2:00am MDT

Meeple Nation Episode 460

This week we are talking about 2023 February news. We had an amazing time at SaltCon Bryce. We played a lot of new games. Also, since this is the first news episode of the year, we talk about gaming goals for 2022, and goals for 2023

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Direct download: MN_460_February_2023_News.mp3
Category:BoardGame -- posted at: 2:00am MDT

Meeple Nation Episode 458

This week we are talking about five different racing games. Steampunk Rally: Fusion, Can't Stop, High Risk, Quest for El Dorado, and Camel Up!  

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Direct download: MN_458_Five_Racing_Games.mp3
Category:BoardGame -- posted at: 9:16am MDT

Meeple Nation Episode 459

This week we are talking about an amazing racing game, Tiny Turbo Cars, a 2-4 player game designed by Hjalmar Hach and published through Horrible Guild Games.

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Direct download: MN_459_Tiny_Turbo_Cars.mp3
Category:BoardGame -- posted at: 1:11pm MDT

Meeple Nation Episode 457

This week we are kicking off our discussion of racing. Games that have a threshold or finish line that needs to be crossed to end the game.

There will be cars, dog sleds, and even some deep sea divers.

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Direct download: MN_457_Racing_Games.mp3
Category:BoardGame -- posted at: 2:00am MDT

Meeple Nation Episode 456

This week we are talking about what we are looking forward to during the year 2023.

There are already a ton of games expected out this year. We hit several that are exciting to us now.

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Direct download: MN_456_Preview_into_2023.mp3
Category:BoardGame -- posted at: 2:00am MDT

Meeple Nation Episode 455

This week we are talking about December 2022 news.

Gaming highlights. We mention some new game announcements, several new games that can be found in the wild.

Come join us at the game table.

Direct download: MN_455_December_2022_News.mp3
Category:BoardGame -- posted at: 2:00am MDT

Meeple Nation Episode 454

This week we are talking about our highlights for the year 2022. We are focusing on events, memories, and of course we will be talking about some amazing games that all hit the table in 2022.

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Direct download: MN_454_-_2022_Year_End_Review__Highlights.mp3
Category:BoardGame -- posted at: 2:00am MDT

Meeple Nation Episode 453

This week we are talking about Tortuga 2199. A game of space pirating as battling captains seek fame and control in order to unite the pirate clans and become Tortuga's pirate leader

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Direct download: MN_453_Tortuga_2199.mp3
Category:BoardGame -- posted at: 2:00am MDT

Meeple Nation Episode 452

This week we are talking about four widely different pirate games; Skull King, Cartagena, Forgotten Waters, and Tiny Epic Pirates. From trick takers to rondels, pirate games ahoy!

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Direct download: 452_-_Four_Pirate_Games.mp3
Category:BoardGame -- posted at: 2:00am MDT

Meeple Nation Episode 451

This week we are talking about Andy's favorite theme of games, pirate themed games. We start with sea pirates but the changes to include space pirates too.

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Direct download: MN_451_Pirate_Games.mp3
Category:BoardGame -- posted at: 2:00am MDT

Meeple Nation Episode 450A

It is here!! The 2022 Holiday Gift Guide!

Looking for games to buy for your friends who are just tipping their toes into the boardgaming hobby, or buying something for the gamer that seems to have it all, we have all sorts of options.

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Direct download: 450A_-_2022_Holiday_Gift_Guide.mp3
Category:BoardGame -- posted at: 11:39pm MDT

Meeple Nation Episode 400

This week we are talking about November 2022 news.
BGG Con gaming highlights, BGG Con Kickstarter plays of games coming out Q1 2023, and other fun highlights too.

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Direct download: MN_450_November_News.mp3
Category:BoardGame -- posted at: 9:13am MDT

Meeple Nation Episode 449

This week we are talking about Bardsung. Choose your path, find adventure, be a legend. Inspire tales for the bard's to sing for years to follow. 

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Direct download: MN_449_Bardsung.mp3
Category:BoardGame -- posted at: 7:40am MDT

Meeple Nation Episode 448

This week we are talking about The Initiative, a game for 1-4 players, designed by Corey Konieczka, and released through Unexpected Games. Play as one of four teens and they play through The Key. 

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Direct download: MN_448_The_Initiative.mp3
Category:BoardGame -- posted at: 2:00am MDT

Meeple Nation Episode 447

This week we are talking about five puzzle games. Doug talks Mansions of Madness 2nd Edition, Nathan Covers Canvas, Andy discusses Potion Explosion, Logan picks Scarabya, and David speaks about Feasts for Odin.

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Direct download: MN_447_Five_Games.mp3
Category:BoardGame -- posted at: 2:00am MDT

Meeple Nation Episode 446

This week we are talking about Puzzle games and games that have some sort of puzzle mechanic in them. We range from games like Azul to escape room style games. 

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Direct download: MN_446_Puzzle_Games.mp3
Category:BoardGame -- posted at: 2:00am MDT

Meeple Nation Episode 445

This week we are talking about October 2022 news.

We talk gaming highlights, new game announcements, new games that can be found in the wild, and a crowdfunding project or two.


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Direct download: MN_445_October_2022_News.mp3
Category:BoardGame -- posted at: 2:00am MDT

Meeple Nation Episode 444

This week we are talking about My Father's Work, a 2-4 player game designed by TC Petty the third. After finding their father's journal of full of both inspiring and dark discoveries, players carry on in those grim experiments.

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Direct download: MN_444_-_My_Fathers_Work.mp3
Category:BoardGame -- posted at: 2:00am MDT

Meeple Nation Episode 443

This week we are talking about five Halloween games. Nightfall, Zombie Dice, Betrayal Legacy, Cult of the Deep, Horrified and Horrified: American Monsters.

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Direct download: MN_443_-_Five_Spooky_Games.mp3
Category:BoardGame -- posted at: 2:00am MDT

Meeple Nation Episode 442

This week we are talking about Halloween style games. There could be spooky games, maybe even some scary games, but there will for sure be some fun games

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Direct download: MN_442_Halloween_Games_2022.mp3
Category:BoardGame -- posted at: 2:00am MDT

Meeple Nation Episode 441

This week we are talking about Zombicide: 2nd edition, 1-6 players team up to find supplies and defeat zombies before they get you. An amazing game designed by Raphael Guiton, Jean-Baptiste, Lullien, and Nicolas Raoult

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Direct download: 441_-_Zombicide.mp3
Category:BoardGame -- posted at: 2:00am MDT

Meeple Nation Episode 440

This week we are talking about September news.

Gaming and SaltCon End of Summer highlights, new game announcements, new games that can be found in the wild, and a fun Kickstarter?

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Direct download: MN_440_September_2022_News.mp3
Category:BoardGame -- posted at: 2:00am MDT

Meeple Nation Episode 439

This week we are talking about Return to Dark Tower, this 1-4 player game is designed by: Tim Burrell-Saward, Isaac Childres, Noah Cohen, Rob Daviau, Justin D. Jacobson, and Brian Neff.

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Direct download: MN_439_Return_to_Dark_Tower.mp3
Category:BoardGame -- posted at: 2:00am MDT

Meeple Nation Episode 438

This week we are talking about Aquatica, and it's expansion, Aquatica: Cold Waters. Designed by Ivan Tuzovsky this 1-4 player game is released through Cosmodrome Games plays in about 30-60 minutes.

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Direct download: MN_438_Aquatica.mp3
Category:BoardGame -- posted at: 2:00am MDT

Meeple Nation Episode 437

This week we are talking about five games based on an aquatic theme. We discuss, Merchants Cove, Sea of Legends, Pirates Cove, Underwater Cities, and Oceans. 

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Direct download: 437_-_Five_Aquatic_Themed_Games.mp3
Category:BoardGame -- posted at: 2:00am MDT

Meeple Nation Episode 436

This week we are kicking off our discussion of Nautical themed games. Walk don't run as we take a deep dive into these water based games.

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Direct download: MN_436_Nautical_Games.mp3
Category:BoardGame -- posted at: 2:00am MDT

Meeple Nation Episode 435

This week we are talking August 2022 news.
Gaming highlights, new game announcements, new games that can be found in the wild, and a crowdfunding project or two.

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Direct download: MN_435_August_2022_News.mp3
Category:BoardGame -- posted at: 2:00am MDT

Meeple Nation Episode 434

This week we are talking about Merchants of the Dark Road, a 1-4 player game designed by Brian Suhre, released through Elf Creek Games, and plays in 60-120 minutes.

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Direct download: MN_434_Merchants_of_the_Dark_Road.mp3
Category:BoardGame -- posted at: 2:00am MDT

Meeple Nation Episode 433

This week we are talking about Abomination: The Heir of Frankenstein, a 2-4 player game designed by Dan Blanchett, distributed through Plaid Hat Games and plays in 90-180 minutes

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Direct download: MN_433_Abomination_Heir_of_Frankenstein.mp3
Category:BoardGame -- posted at: 2:00am MDT