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The Mega Meeple Podcast – Episode 019 – State of the Podcast Address

In this episode, Thomas gives a short summary of the State of The Podcast and hints at some new content and format that will be taking place over the next month or so as well as a local gaming con that he’s getting geared up for in November.

If you have any ideas for topics to be discussed or things to include in the show, please follow and reach out to us at any of our social media sites. Links can be found on the Social Media page of our website.

If you are a game designer / creator and would like to get the word out about your game or Kickstarter, contact me via the Contact Us page.

Don’t forget to subscribe to the podcast on iTunes!

Meeples of the world, Unite!!

Link to topics in this episode:

MACE Gaming Con

The Mega Meeple Podcast – Episode 018 – Chip Theory Games’ Triplock Review

In this episode, Thomas gives his review of the Kickstarter copy of Triplock by Chip Theory Games. He also talks about a new segment coming to the podcast, a round table “debate” with topics supplied by YOU, the loyal listeners. So make sure to follow us on Facebook and Twitter to get the low down of what the plans are and make your voice heard.

If you have any ideas for topics to be discussed or things to include in the show, please follow and reach out to us at any of our social media sites. Links can be found on the Social Media page of our website.

If you are a game designer / creator and would like to get the word out about your game or Kickstarter, contact me via the Contact Us page.

Don’t forget to subscribe to the podcast on iTunes!

Meeples of the world, Unite!!

Link to topics in this episode:

Zombicide Black Plague

Triplock

Stop Thief!

Pair of Dice Paradise

Triplock Unboxing video

Ninja Monkeys Kickstarter video

Stop Thief! Unboxing and Review video

Heirs of the Wizard King Kickstarter video

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The Mega Meeple Podcast – Episode 017 – Sh*t Gets Real

In this episode, Thomas shares how and why he got into board gaming. Be forewarned: sensitive subject. If you get triggered by raw talk of things like depression and suicide, you best not listen to the podcast. We will return to your happier more upbeat episode next week.

If you have any ideas for topics to be discussed or things to include in the show, please follow and reach out to us at any of our social media sites. Links can be found on the Social Media page of our website.

If you are a game designer / creator and would like to get the word out about your game or Kickstarter, contact me via the Contact Us page.

Don’t forget to subscribe to the podcast on iTunes!

Meeples of the world, Unite!!

Links to this episode’s topics:

QZ Editorial

 

The Mega Meeple Podcast – Episode 016 – A Public Apology

In this episode, Thomas offers up a public apology and reviews Stop Thief! by Restoration Games.

My guest this episode is Patrick Meyer of the Ultimate Gaming Table that is currently on Kickstarter and already well over 1000% funded after only a few days. He talks about their project and a fresh approach to “modular” gaming tables.

If you have any ideas for topics to be discussed or things to include in the show, please follow and reach out to us at any of our social media sites. Links can be found on the Social Media page of our website.

If you are a game designer / creator and would like to get the word out about your game or Kickstarter, contact me via the Contact Us page.

Don’t forget to subscribe to the podcast on iTunes!

Meeples of the world, Unite!!

Links to this episodes stories:

Restoration Games

Table of Ultimate Gaming Kickstarter

Table of Ultimate Gaming Facebook

Ultimate Game Table

 

The Mega Meeple Podcast – Episode 015 – Special GenCon50 Edition

In this special GenCon Edition of The Mega Meeple podcast episode, Thomas talks about the games that he’s looking forward to from GenCon as well as some interesting news items that were announced leading up to GenCon.

But if you are unable or unavailable to attend the 50th Anniversary of this epic con, we have you covered because my guest this episode is none other than Suzanne Sheldon from The Dice Tower show “Boardgame Breakfast” and she’ll be talking about GenCant, the virtual con for people who don’t want to wait hours in line or walk miles from one event to another.

EDITORS NOTE: Sadly there was some issue with the phone call connection in the middle of the interview. All attempts were made to “fix it in the mix.”. 

If you have any ideas for topics to be discussed or things to include in the show, please follow and reach out to us at any of our social media sites. Links can be found on the Social Media page of our website.

If you are a game designer / creator and would like to get the word out about your game or Kickstarter, contact me via the Contact Us page.

Don’t forget to subscribe to the podcast on iTunes!

Meeples of the world, Unite!!

Links to topics in this episode:

Twilight Imperium 4

The Expanse

The Darkest Night

Terraforming Mars – Hellas & Elysium

The Shared Dream

Massive Darkness

Legend of the 5 Rings

Deep Madness

Codenames Duet

Sword and Sorcery

GenCan’t

 

The Mega Meeple Podcast – Episode 014 – Pre GenCon

In this episode, Thomas talks about the ramp up to GenCon and some local gaming cons happening this weekend. He also talks about finally getting some games out of the box and onto the table. Thom talks about starting a new Stage Worlds campaign and the second session of Pathfinder’s Emerald Spire. He also celebrates yet another 5 star review on iTunes and gives a shout out to the happy listener. Thanks!

My guest in this episode is Justin Potter with Kazoodoo Games. He talks about his successful Kickstarter Glyph and his goal to create fun and engaging games that could be enjoyed by board game lovers around the world.

If you have any ideas for topics to be discussed or things to include in the show, please follow and reach out to us at any of our social media sites. Links can be found on the Social Media page of our website.

If you are a game designer / creator and would like to get the word out about your game or Kickstarter, contact me via the Contact Us page.

Don’t forget to subscribe to the podcast on iTunes!

Meeples of the world, Unite!!

Links for topics in this episode:

Kazoodoo Games

Kazoodoo Facebook

Glyph on Kickstarter

MegaMoose Gaming Con

The Mega Meeple Podcast – Episode 013 – Why Are Board Games So Trendy?

In this episode, Thomas takes a breather and talks about the pro and con of moving house. He also talks about Nonstop Tabletop Blog’s recent article about the reasons of the upswing trend in board games and the growth of our hobby. Scythe creator Jamie Stegmaier is  breaking the mold again and announced an innovative way to play the upcoming legacy game Charterstone an additional 2 times via a “recharge pack.”

My guest this episode is Zach White. Zach will be talking about his hidden location and deduction card game Bushido Breaker that is currently on Kickstarter.

If you have any ideas for topics to be discussed or things to include in the show, please follow and reach out to us at any of our social media sites. Links can be found on the Social Media page of our website.

If you are a game designer / creator and would like to get the word out about your game or Kickstarter, contact me via the Contact Us page.

Don’t forget to subscribe to the podcast on iTunes!

Meeples of the world, Unite!!

Links to topics in this episode:

Blog by Nonstop Tabletop

Charterstone’s “Recharge Pack”

Bushido Breaker Kickstarter

Zach White website

 

 

The Mega Meeple Podcast – Episode 012 – Escaping to Mars

In this episode, Thomas keeps it short and sweet as most of the week is being spent getting ready to move. He talks about expecting a bunch of Kickstarter projects that he has backed over the past 6 months as a few of them are ramping up final production and shipping. Also, he looks forward to going to Mars in Portal Games’ First Martians.

Our guest this episode is Mylene Labrie with Exit Strategy, a local area escape/exit room live play gaming company. She gives us the 511 on what an escape/exit room is and the different scenarios that can be played. We also discuss how this is not only for gamers but companies that want to have a fun filled team building exercise for their employees.

If you have any ideas for topics to be discussed or things to include in the show, please follow and reach out to us at any of our social media sites. Links can be found on the Social Media page of our website.

If you are a game designer / creator and would like to get the word out about your game or Kickstarter, contact me via the Contact Us page.

Don’t forget to subscribe to the podcast on iTunes!

Meeples of the world, Unite!!

Portal Games – First Martians

Exit Strategy

Escape Room The Game

KOSMOS Game’s Exit

 

The Mega Meeple Podcast – Episode 011 – Goodbye Dear Friend

In this episode, Thomas comes to grip with the mixed feelings of selling his first game off of his shelf. What was the first game that you had to sell or get rid of from your collection? Was it a difficult decision? What led up to making that call? He also discusses why the CCG model is simply not for him and gives a sneak peek of his Pathfinder RPG group’s crazy antics. Also some updates and a new stand alone expansion coming from Chip Theory Games.

My guest this week is Steven Cole of Escape Velocity Games to talk about the successful Kickstarter of their new game Coin and Crown.

If you have any ideas for topics to be discussed or things to include in the show, please follow and reach out to us at any of our social media sites. Links can be found on the Social Media page of our website.

If you are a game designer / creator and would like to get the word out about your game or Kickstarter, contact me via the Contact Us page.

Don’t forget to subscribe to the podcast on iTunes!

Meeples of the world, Unite!!

Escape Velocity Games Website

Escape Velocity Games Facebook

Chip Theory Games – TMB Upgrades

 

The Mega Meeple Podcast – Episode 010 – Has PHG’s Ashes risen from the ashes?

In this episode, Thomas ponders how to pass the time while waiting for a Kickstarter to be released a full year after supporting it. How do you deal with the long wait for a very hyped up game in a society of get it now pay later fast food video on demand instant gratification?

Our guest for this episode is Callin Flores of Plaid Hat Games. He will be talking about the new Ashes Deluxe Deck Expansions coming out and all things Ashes: Rise of the Phoenixborn.

If you have any ideas for topics to be discussed or things to include in the show, please follow and reach out to us at any of our social media sites. Links can be found on the Social Media page of our website.

If you are a game designer / creator and would like to get the word out about your game or Kickstarter, contact me via the Contact Us page.

Don’t forget to subscribe to the podcast on iTunes!

Meeples of the world, Unite!!

Ashes News from PHG

Zombicide Black Plague

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