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Review of Captive

Game: Captive Published: Van Ryder Games Designer: Emmanuel Manuro Players: 1 Playtime: 30-130 Minutes Play Type: Choose Your Own Adventure Synopsis: You have just recieved a ransom note for your kidnapped daughter. Your instructions were to show up alone to a secluded manor or your daughter's life would be in danger. While you approach the eery house your intuition is… Continue reading Review of Captive

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Breaking Down Barriers with a Pack of UNO Cards

Many of you know already that I am an educator. I teach middle school students, but another job of mine is helping the students who get an In School Suspension debrief and create a strategy to avoid future disciplinary actions. Students often end up with me after swearing at or becoming aggressive towards a teacher,… Continue reading Breaking Down Barriers with a Pack of UNO Cards

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Review of Swordcrafters: Expanded Edition

Game: Swordcrafters: Expanded Edition Designer: Chris Neuman (II), Adam Rehberg Published: Adam's Apple Games Players: 1-5 Playtime: 25-35 Minutes Play Type: Tile Drafting/ Set Collection Synopsis: You will be competing against your fellow blacksmiths to forge the best sword in the realms. There are many things to consider while crafting a magnificent sword, including length, quality and magical capabilities.… Continue reading Review of Swordcrafters: Expanded Edition

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Five Games I Love to Play but Hate to Teach

Being both a teacher and the main gamer in my house, it means that I get delegated the task of teaching pretty much every game my family plays. While I sometimes play at public game nights, the majority of my gaming happens with my family so I am frequently teaching new games. While it is… Continue reading Five Games I Love to Play but Hate to Teach

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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

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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

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Final Five Games I Can’t Wait to Try at Gencon

Tomorrow we leave for Gencon, but today I am running around like crazy trying to prepare for Gencon... Convention Tip: Don't wait until the day before to pack. Today I wanted to share the last five games that I am excited about for Gencon. Everdell- Many people are just now getting their copies of Everdell… Continue reading Final Five Games I Can’t Wait to Try at Gencon