Support our friends at Counter Magazine!

Counter Magazine is a quarterly magazine with over 120 pages and over 20 reviews and many articles, released in PDF format through the BGG Store at https://boardgamegeekstore.com We discuss issue #75 in  our March podcast, Episode 155. http://meeplenation.com/podcast/mn-0155-game-news-for-march-2017/ You can purchase this edition directly at: https://boardgamegeekstore.com/products/counter-magazine-issue-75-january-2017 Continue Reading

SaltCON 2017 Recap of Meeple Nation Events

SaltCON 2017 Recap of Meeple Nation Events

Another SaltCON is in the books. This year, our fearless show runners brought in over 1350 people to play board games. The space was fantastic and the con ran smooth and fluid, thanks to the hard work of the SaltCON organizers, Dale Gifford, Sean MacDonald, Dan Naylor, David McClelland, and Geoffrey Briggs. They really put on a great show, bringing… Continue Reading

Meeple Nation at SaltCON 2016

SaltCON is a board game convention for families, gamers, and game designers. This convention is quickly becoming the preeminent board game convention of the Intermountain West. SaltCON happens each year during the first weekend in March near Salt Lake City, Utah. In 2016, SaltCON added more space, regional tournaments, and more games to give away, including over… Continue Reading

Meeple Nation and NUGG for Extra Life

Meeple Nation participated in an Extra Life event last weekend the NUGG, the Northern Utah Gaming Group. We got together to raise money for charity, specifically for Primary Children’s Hospital in SLC. Our fearless emperor Brent actually coordinated the whole event, which I thought it was a smashing success. We had over 80 people attend… Continue Reading

Support Extra Life with Meeple Nation

Support Extra Life with Meeple Nation

We are participating in a November 6-7, 2015 Extra Life event, where we board game to support Primary Children’s Hospital. This hospital serves 85000 kids a year including 1200 new heart patients and over 900 children with cancer. Please consider donating at our Extra-Life page at http://extra-life.org/team/boardgame/ Continue Reading

We did it! Goal met. Perfect Hanabi firework display!!!

Legendary, everyone left speechless, stars in their eyes! It finally happened. After an unknown number of plays, mostly online, my brother and I played a perfect game of Hanabi. This was one of my goals for the year. Playing online makes the incidental ‘micro-cheating’ almost non-existent, mostly because you can’t inflect a mouse click. We… Continue Reading

Ryan Addresses his Need for Theme!

I’ve been thinking quite a bit about theme lately. We have reviewed quite a few games so far on the podcast, and I’m always the one who cares the most about the theme, but I don’t think that I’ve quite articulated exactly why I feel the way I do.   To me the theme of… Continue Reading