Our friends at The Malted Meeple like to give extra attention to their favorite board game publishers and designers. In their Publisher’s Spotlight they provide a bit of a background on the publisher, discuss a few of their games, and may even announce a visit to The Meeple by some of the publisher’s representatives!
In the spring of 1846, George Donner and James Reed set out to lead a group of American pioneers to California, via the Hastings Cutoff. Through a series of mishaps, what was supposed to be a six-month trip stretched through to winter. When the group ended up snowbound in the Sierra Nevada, some resorted to cannibalism to survive. You can relive those glory days with the Donner Dinner Party! Continue reading Playing Around – What’s for Dinner?
Memory is probably one of the first card/tile games most people play. It’s easy to learn, quick to play and you don’t even need other players if you feel like going it alone. Flip & Find’s Diner, from Spontaneously Combustible Games, is a new twist on Memory that’s a lot of fun. Continue reading Playing Around – A Flippin’ Fun Game
Sometimes you just want to kick back and play a quick, straightforward tabletop game with a cute theme. It’s even better if you’re able to do that whenever you feel like it, with games that are single player. If you’re a dog lover, there are a couple of fun games from Renegade Game Studios that should satisfy those needs. Continue reading Playing Around – Going to the Dogs
Occasionally we feature a post from our friends at The Malted Meeple. Their Game of the Month series highlights one of the many games in their libraries at Ravenwood Castle and The Malted Meeple. They briefly describe the game, how to play it, and why they like it.