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Sep 17, 2023

Night 2 of Meeplefest finds the gang discussing a lot of new, fun games we got a chance to play, as well as some discussion of using games in the classroom and a brief diversion into RPGs and online gaming.

Games Discussed:



Comic Hunters


The Fashion Game

Flamme Rouge

Formula D(e)



Sep 10, 2023

This week Shelley and I check out two games that found their way across the Pacific to our game table. First, we build towns with rail connections and set up production buildings in

My Trolley Town by Shun and Aya Taguchi from Studio GG

and then compete as fashion designers, creating outfits for particular occasions...

Sep 3, 2023

This week Shelley and I check out a cute little card game, as well as delving into an older title we hadn't played in awhile.

Sea, Salt, and Paper by Bruno Cathala and Theo Riviere from Bombyx, Cranio Creations, and Pandasaurus Games

Pillars of the Earth by Michael Rieneck, Stefan Stadler from Kosmos, Devir and Mayfair

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...