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Aug 27, 2023

Part 2 of Night 1 of Meeplefest 2023 finds the group (Joe, Ric, Shelley, Kris, Simon, and Greg) sitting around the mics discussing gaming groups, collections - what stays and what goes - games for specific situations, and game length among other topics.

Viva Pamplona

Le Paresseux


Castles of Burgundy



Aug 20, 2023

This week starts our annual Meeplefest roundtable discussions! After introductions we spent Part 1 talking about 

Games played, including 

  • The Green Fivura
  • In The Year of the Dragon
  • Holly Oak
  • Alea Iacta Est
  • Marrakesh
  • Clank in Space
  • Cascadia
  • Viva Pamplona

Then talk about design and translation frustrations and the...

Aug 13, 2023

This week we enjoy a light card game, as well as a much heavier train game

Five Three Five by Kenichi Kabuki from Game Nowa and Portland Game Collective

Railway Boom by Hisashi Hayashi from Okazu Brand

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Aug 6, 2023

This week Shelley and I check out the mammoth new Stefan Feld game

Marrakesh from Queen Games

then check out a game that brings back fond memories

Essen: The Game - Spiel '13 by Fabrice Beghin, Frederic Delporte, and Etienne Espreman from Geek Attitude Games

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