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MeepleCore podcast

MeepleCore is a bi-weekly podcast/videocast about board games, video games, music, and nerd culture. The audio version of this podcast can be found on iTunes and other podcast locations. Visit www.meeplecore.com for more info, like us on Facebook.com/MeepleCore, and follow us on twitter @meeplecore. Feel free to email us questions and comments at meeplecore@gmail.com
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May 16, 2018

Host Tim Jennette (Metal Meeple), and co-hosts Matt RoBear and Eric Ledford begin the show with a few first impressions for the board games: Vikings: Raid & Conquer (High Roller Games), Spirit of the Rice Paddy (APE Games), Luxor (Queen Games)

Then they give their predictions for the Dice Tower 2017 awards, discuss if new editions of games ruin your investments and if its resonable to require upgrades to still use your old product for new editions, and whats this....a TOP SECRET TOPIC!?!!?!!?!
...and much more!

Other games and topics briefly discussed in this episode:
X-Wing 2nd edition coming from Fantasy Flight Games, Loot N Shoot, Fireball Island, One Week Ultimate Werewolf, AtariVCS, Streets of Steel, Planetside 2, A Quiet Place

Feb 9, 2018

Host Tim Jennette (Metal Meeple), and co-hosts Matt RoBear and Eric Ledford begin the show with a few first impressions for the board games:  Raise Your Goblets (CMON), Dogs of War (CMON), and Evolution: The Beginning (North Star Games)

After that they talk about the tactical game Hero Academy 2, discuss weather you should chase those board game promos and exclusives, give their Top 5 TV Channels...
...and much more!

Other games and topics briefly discussed in this episode: Rules of Survival, Brave Exvius, Finger Driver, Ping Pong, Rambo kickstarter, XIA kickstarter, Forbidden Sky, Playstation Plus, Humble Bundle

May 30, 2017

Host Tim Jennette (Metal Meeple) and co-host Matt RoBear begin the show with a few first impressions for the board games: Imhotep, Last Night On Earth, Touria, and Claim It! Next they discuss what board games would work well during speed dating, talk about the nominees for the 2016 Dice Tower Awards and give their predictions, recap their experiences at the Lexicon 2016 gaming convention, give their Top 5 Road Trip Snacks, and much more!

RIP Aaron Jennette, he was an amazing brother and more amazing father - Please visit www.gofundme.com/aaronjennette - all donations go to his daughter.

May 3, 2017

Host Tim Jennette (Metal Meeple) and co-host Matt RoBear begin the show with a few first impressions for the board games: Mage Wars Arena (2v2 and domination mode), Greed, Star Trek Panic, and Quarto. Next they discuss the annoyances of player elimination in board games, give an actual review of the mobile game Final Fantasy Brave Exvius instead of just talking about it all the time, since convention seaon is coming into full swing they give you their top 5 things to do at conventions... and much more!

Feb 22, 2017

Host Tim Jennette (Metal Meeple) and co-host Matt RoBear are joined by Roy Cannaday from the Epic Gaming Night podcast!  They start the episode off with a few board game first impressions for 7 Wonders with the Cities and Leaders expansions, Tiny Epic Galaxies, Ticket To Ride Asia (Teams), and the Final Fantasy TCG.  Next they have a small interview with Roy where they ask him all his deepest secrets, discuss if bands really do "sell out" or not, and finish up the episode with their Top 5 favorite shows/concerts!

Jan 27, 2017

Host Tim Jennette (Metal Meeple) and co-host Matt RoBear start the episode off with a few board game first impressions for Kingdom Builder, Oracle of Delphi, World's Fair 1893, and The Shadow Over Westminster.  Next they are joined by board game designer Steve Avery (designer of Nothing Personal, TaDa) to talk about his newest games coming out, discuss if they bother with story introduction to board games, talk about their picks for the newest Monoply pieces, and end the show with their top 5 things they would do with a million dollars!

Oct 11, 2016

Host Tim Jennette (Metal Meeple) and co-host Matt RoBear start the episode with a few board game first impressions for Fairy Tale, Dragonwood, Nations and Adventure Land.  Then, they talk about games that Donald Trump thinks fired other games, is there over saturation in the board game market?, how to deal with peoples disapproval of your hobby, and finish the episode with their top 5 Horror movies.

Aug 30, 2016

Host Tim Jennette (Metal Meeple) and co-host Matt RoBear start off with first impressions of Mystic Vale, Fantahzee, Quadropolis, Ice Cool and Star Wars Destiny. Then discuss how it annoys them when people move their pieces, recap their fantastical adventures of Gen Con 2016, and end the episode with their top 5 fantasy weapons so you guys can argue about it later...and much more!

Jul 25, 2016

Host Tim Jennette (Metal Meeple) and co-host Matt RoBear discuss POKEMON GO, walk you through our recap of Dice Tower Con 2016, and chat with girly excitement and anticipation about Gencon, and much more!

Jul 5, 2016

Host Tim Jennette (Metal Meeple) and co-host Matt RoBear discuss using the term mechanic and mechanics in board games, recap their experiences from Origins 2016
game fair, and put Origins and Gencon in the ring to see who they believe comes out on top ...and much more!

Jun 28, 2016

Host Tim Jennette (Metal Meeple) and co-host Matt RoBear are joined by special guests Brian Jennette and Chris Bensing from the metal band "Morning Augment" to talk about random things!

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