Articles · General Gaming

Games I Use During the First Week of School

Before I get into today's topic, I wanted to share some changes coming to The Meeple Street. As many of you know, I am an educator and my work load is heavier from August until June. I have been debating the best way to commit to quality content while still giving my all at work.… Continue reading Games I Use During the First Week of School

Game Accessories · Reviews

Gaming Accessory Review: Hrothgar’s Hoard Wands

Accessory: Handmade Acid Wand Creator: Hrothgar's Hoard Website: http://www.hrothgarshoard.com/home.html Background I had the opportunity to meet with John Pratt of Hrothgar's Hoard at Gen Con to discuss an upcoming Kickstarter project. He showed me their Dice Wands which will be launched via Kickstarter in September. One of my most interesting interviews to date, I got to… Continue reading Gaming Accessory Review: Hrothgar’s Hoard Wands

Articles · General Gaming · Personal Stories

The Meeple Street Takes on Extra Life

  EXTRA LIFE PAGE I have no qualms about sharing just how much board gaming has been a life changing event for me. It has helped me manage my depression, connect with others, and create life long friendships. Recently I have been wondering if there was a way to give back to the community in… Continue reading The Meeple Street Takes on Extra Life

Main Event Games · Reviews

Review of Everdell

Game: Everdell Designer: James A. Wilson Published: Starling Games Players: 1-4 Playtime: 40-80 Minutes Play Type: Worker Placement/ Set Collection   Synopsis: Everdell is a beautiful valley, shadowed by immense trees and divided by shining creeks. Hidden amongst the Ever Tree, a grand tree that offers share and protection the critters of the valley have found that it is… Continue reading Review of Everdell

Articles · General Gaming

Gen Con Best List

Over the past few days I shared my overall experience at Gen Con. Today I wanted to share a few best moments to give you more of an idea of the things I enjoyed during Gen Con. Best Available Game Demoed This was probably the most difficult category for me because I was able to… Continue reading Gen Con Best List

Filler Games · Reviews

Review of Sideshow Swap

Game: Sideshow Swap Designer: Phillip James (II), Adam Stevenson Published: Self Published Players: 2-8 Playtime: 10-45 Minutes Play Type: Hand Management/ Take That   Synopsis: Step right up! Discover the newest talent! Be weary, only one can be the best! In this quick hand management game, players will be competing against other players to draw the… Continue reading Review of Sideshow Swap

Expansions · Reviews

Review of Kingdomino Age of Giants

Game: Kingdomino: Age of Giants Designer: Bruno Cathala Published: Blue Orange Games Players: 2-5 Playtime: 15-20 Minutes Play Type: Tile Placement/ Tile Drafting   Synopsis: You are a powerful lord seeking to expand your kingdom into new lands. You will grow as a kingdom as you explore new territories to seek the best combination of… Continue reading Review of Kingdomino Age of Giants