Meeples And Wine - Tabletop Games for Couples

Meeples And Wine - Tabletop Games for Couples

Looking for tabletop game to play with your spouse that’s both fun and won’t wind up with one of you sleeping on the couch? Join Michael and Suzy as they discover new games each week, while tasting a new wine, beer or spirit!

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March 3, 2024 39 mins
Board Games, Wine Tasting, and Midwest Gaming Classic Adventures In this episode of Meeples and Wine, hosts Michael and Suzy return after a brief hiatus to share news of their appearance at the Midwest Gaming Classic 2024 in Milwaukee. They reminisce about their past experience at the event, interview highlights, and announce their plans for game demos, reviews, and more on the Meeples and Wine Tabletop stage. Following the even...
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In this episode of Meeples and Wine, Michael dives into board games suitable for single players or those with one-player variants. He reviews Arkham Horror: Final Hour, discussing the strategy, mechanics, and overall gameplay. Michael also samples a blueberry, cinnamon and maple syrup ale from North Carolina's Heist Brewery named 'breakfast junkie,' giving a detailed review of its flavor profile. The show also mentions its sponsor,...
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Title: Reviewing "The Rocketeer" – A Perfect Pairing with A Glass of Chardonnay Hello everybody and welcome to the world of board games and fine wine, where every roll of the dice pairs perfectly with every sip of a good vintage. Today, we’re going to delve into the world of "The Rocketeer: Fate of the Future" board game while savoring a glass of the 2021 vintage Chardonnay from Bread and Butter Winery. The Rocketeer: Fate of...
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Solo Game Exploration and Beer Tasting: 'Onirim' and Two Brothers Imperial Stout Onirim: A Dreamy Solitaire Adventure Introduction This week I'm reviewing Onirim, a solo/cooperative card game where you navigate a mysterious labyrinth as a dreamwalker. You must escape before your dream time runs out by finding the eight oneiric doors. Gameplay Onirim is a set collection and deck-building game. You have a hand of five...
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January 6, 2024 45 mins
In this episode of 'Meeples and Wine', hosts Michael and Suzy kick off the New Year by reviewing board game 'Tiny Epic Dungeons'. The couple highlight the high replayability, short playtime, and high strategy of the game, despite its challenging learning curve. Michael and Suzy also mention a Kickstarter game they found interesting, 'The Last Lighthouse'. They celebrate the return of their podcast after a hiatus and introduce their...
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"Meeples and Wine," where the hosts review board and tabletop games for couples. The host talks about the concept of bluffing games and social deduction games, and then focuses on one specific game called "The Chameleon." The host explains the rules and gameplay of the game and concludes by giving their thoughts on the game.
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Based on the provided script, the short summary could be: "In this episode, Michael introduces Meeples and Wine, a podcast where he and his wife review board and tabletop games for couples. He discusses 'Take That' games, which involve players using cards or actions to harm their opponents. Michael mentions popular 'Take That' games such as Munchkin, Flux, Kittens in a Blender, and UNO, explaining their mechanics and unique feature...
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Simultaneous Play Games : Breakdown and Review of Space Team In this edition of Meeples and Wine: NowPodPomo 2023, hosts Michael and Susie dive deep into the world of simultaneous play board games, highlighting its unique appeal due to its dynamic and interactive nature. The focus is on 'Space Team', a co-op shouting card game where players work together to repair a malfunctioning spaceship. 'Space Team' and its two expansions a...
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Title: Unveiling the Thrill: Hidden Movement Games! Hey there, fellow gamers! Welcome to Meeples and Wine, NaPodPomo 2023. Before we dive into today's game, let me introduce you to Meeples and Wine! I'm Michael, and together with my wife Suzy, we review board and tabletop games for couples. We see how well they play with just two players, how fun and challenging they are, and yeah, sometimes we even test if they can ruin a marri...
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Michael introduces the Meeples Wine podcast and talks about push your luck games, specifically Pass the Pigs and Cosmic Wimp Out. He explains the rules and gameplay of both games while sharing his personal experiences and recommendations.
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So today we're talking about legacy tabletop games. These are a type of board game that's designed to be played over a series of sessions, with the game itself changing permanently as you go. Legacy games are often seen as a way to create a more immersive or memorable gaming experience. By permanently changing the game, players feel like they're making real progress and that their actions have impact.
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Welcome to Meeples and Wine Na Pod Pomo 2023, hosted by Michael and Suzy, where they review board and tabletop games for couples. They explore how well games play with two players, their fun factor, complexity, and whether they might "destroy the marriage." Each episode also includes a thematic wine, beer, or drink tasting to accompany the game. Exploring Storytelling in Tabletop Games on Meeples Wine NaPodPoMo 2023 In this ...
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Welcome to Meeples and Wine Na Pod Pomo 2023, hosted by Michael and Suzy, where they review board and tabletop games for couples. They explore how well games play with two players, their fun factor, complexity, and whether they might "destroy the marriage." Each episode also includes a thematic wine, beer, or drink tasting to accompany the game. In this episode of the Meeples and Wine NaPodPoMo 2023 , Michael talks about variou...
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Welcome to Meeples and Wine Na Pod Pomo 2023, hosted by Michael and Suzy, where they review board and tabletop games for couples. They explore how well games play with two players, their fun factor, complexity, and whether they might "destroy the marriage." Each episode also includes a thematic wine, beer, or drink tasting to accompany the game. Exploring Engine Building Games: From Terraforming Mars to Magic Gathering In th...
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Welcome to Meeples and Wine Na Pod Pomo 2023, hosted by Michael and Suzy, where they review board and tabletop games for couples. They explore how well games play with two players, their fun factor, complexity, and whether they might "destroy the marriage." Each episode also includes a thematic wine, beer, or drink tasting to accompany the game. Board Games Review: Exploring Set Collection Games with a Focus on 'Point Salad' ...
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Welcome to Meeples and Wine Na Pod Pomo 2023, hosted by Michael and Suzy, where they review board and tabletop games for couples. They explore how well games play with two players, their fun factor, complexity, and whether they might "destroy the marriage." Each episode also includes a thematic wine, beer, or drink tasting to accompany the game. Exploring Board Games Mechanics: Auction and Bidding Games In this podcast episo...
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Welcome to Meeples and Wine Na Pod Pomo 2023, hosted by Michael and Suzy, where they review board and tabletop games for couples. They explore how well games play with two players, their fun factor, complexity, and whether they might "destroy the marriage." Each episode also includes a thematic wine, beer, or drink tasting to accompany the game. In this episode, Michael delves into the world of paper and pencil games, highligh...
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Social Deduction: A Look at the Games that Keep Us Guessing Welcome back to Meeples and Wine, NaPodPoMo 2023 edition! Today, we're diving into the world of social deduction games, exploring why they've become so popular and highlighting two of our favorites: One Night: Ultimate Werewolf and The Thing: The Boardgame. Social deduction games have increased in popularity and for good reason. They offer a unique blend of role play...
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In episode five of Meeples and Wine NaPodPoMo 2023, Michael discusses cooperative (co-op) tabletop games, where players work together to achieve a common goal. These games foster teamwork and camaraderie. Common themes include a shared win condition, communication among players, and unique abilities available to the players. Time or turn limits often add pressure. Some examples of co-op games discussed are Pandemic by Z-Man Games, ...
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Episode Four: Exploring Area Control Games This episode covers area control games, a genre of board games wherein players compete to conquer different areas on the board through various methods like moving units, establishing settlements, or using influence markers. The focus is on strategic growth and defending territories which makes the genre appealing but often complex. Michael introduces a few game versions such as Risk, El...
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