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Episode 2 - A Big Meeple Welcome to Matt Franz

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In this episode of Power to the Meeple Josh is joined by Matt Franz of Cardboard Carnage to discuss recent plays of Port Royal, Raiders of the North Sea, Tsuro of the Seas and Evolution. Matt and Josh look forward to Star Wars: Outer Rim, learning to play Dungeons & Dragons 5E and the upcoming con season. Matt tells us all about his role on Cardboard Carnage and breaks the news of his upcoming liveplay podcast of Pathfinder 2nd Edition. Josh learns Matt’s board game origin story and the pair discuss Dominion, one of Matt’s favorite board games before Matt...

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Episode 2 - A Big Meeple Welcome to Matt Franz

Posted by Josh Perry on

In this episode of Power to the Meeple Josh is joined by Matt Franz of Cardboard Carnage to discuss recent plays of Port Royal, Raiders of the North Sea, Tsuro of the Seas and Evolution. Matt and Josh look forward to Star Wars: Outer Rim, learning to play Dungeons & Dragons 5E and the upcoming con season. Matt tells us all about his role on Cardboard Carnage and breaks the news of his upcoming liveplay podcast of Pathfinder 2nd Edition. Josh learns Matt’s board game origin story and the pair discuss Dominion, one of Matt’s favorite board games before Matt...

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Episode 1 - Top 100 Games, Part 1

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Welcome to the first episode of Power to the Meeple! In today's episode Josh talks about recent plays of Looterz and Diamonds, previews Bunny Kingdom in the Sky and Root and deep dives into Part 1 of his Top 100 games, highlighting games 100-76. To leave feedback on this episode or these games head over to our BGG Guild Featured in this episode are: 100. X-Wing Miniatures Game99. Dixit98. Dead of Winter97. Tsuro96. Boss Monster95. Age of War94. Machi Koro93. Pocket Mars92. Ca$h 'n Guns (2nd Edition)91. Unlock!90. King of Tokyo89. Azul88. Pathfinder Adventure Card Game87. Arkham Horror LCG86. Axis...

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Episode 0 - Welcome to the Big Show

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What am I thinking? A podcast? Aren't there like a billion of those already? Well, yeah, so that means I should totally do one too, right? Here it is Episode 0 of The Power to the Meeple Podcast. This brief introduction will let you know more about the who, what, when, where and why this thing is happening. Check out Episode 0 and tune in next week at the same board game time to the same board game station as the real gets going with Episode 1.

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A Guide to Gateway Games

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Whether you are looking to introduce friends and family members to hobby board gaming, or you are a potential new gamer yourself, it is hard to overstate the importance of selecting the right game for a budding potential enthusiast. While there are hundreds of new titles being released every year, only some of those games are a great fit for someone new to the hobby. You may love dry, theme-less Euros, fiddly 18XX games, and complex mechanisms; but those games are as likely to turn someone off from gaming overall as a home-ruled session of Monopoly.  We surveyed our Power...

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