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Sep 8, 2019

Night 1 of Meeplefest winds up with a great discussion about the Spiel des Jahres nominees, as well as the effect of both Kickstarter and the tsunami of games released has on the hobby. Joining Shelley and me once again are designers

Tom Lehmann (Race for the Galaxy, Res Arcana, Fast Food Franchise, The City and many...


Sep 1, 2019

Meeplefest Night 1 continues with Part 2 as the designers and gamers sit around talking more about games we have enjoyed or had some problems with, then turn specifically to the Kennerspiel des Jahres.

Joining us on the microphones are

Tom Lehmann (Race for the Galaxy, Res Arcana, 1846, Fast Food Franchise, New...


Aug 25, 2019

Night 1 of Meeplefest's podcasting roundtable extravaganza begins with awesome designers and podcasters hanging out around the table discussing design and development. On the mics for this part:

Tom Lehmann: (Race for the Galaxy, 1846, The City, Pandemic, and Res Arcana)

Joe Huber: (Caravan, Burger Joint, Ice Cream,...


Aug 18, 2019

Shelley and I get a bunch of players together to challenge everyone's karate skills (or at least ability to collect and play cards) in

Karate Tomate by Reiner Knizia from Amigo

then enlist numerous anthropomorphic animals to gain status in

Shobai All Right by Hisashi Hayashi from Okazu Brand


Aug 11, 2019

Shelley and I work as rival shipping conglomerates in South Asia in

East Indiaman by David Wang from David Wang Studio

then get more contemplative with the beautiful garden-building game

Horticulture Master by Lin Yen-Kuang from MOZI Game