• Meeple Minded
42 episodes
Welcome everyone to the Meeple minded podcast. This show is for all of you Tabletop hobby lovers out there. We will be talking about all things gaming from board, card, wargames and role play games. And may even just the odd episode of other nerdy topics that we love. Along with our man in the newsroom bringing you all the latest news, Crowdfunding campaigns & Events we think you need to know about.SOOOOO if you like any type of tabletop game, Meeple Minded is the podcast for you.

Episodes

Gaming Stereotypes
2021 May 0448m 19s
"Are we really nerds?" This weeks show has Ian & Jason chatting about the gaming stereotypes that plague table top gaming, and how they really are an outdated outlook about the players and why. They dive in to talk about what could possibly be behind the change in perceptions of gamers,
Sonic the Hedgehog Battle Racers
2021 Apr 2746m 29s
"Gotta' Go Fast" This weeks game highlight has Ian & Jason chucking on the red and white sneakers and preparing to become nothing but a "blue blur" as they talk about Shinobi 7's intellectual property based game. Sonic the Hedgehog Battle Racers .They talk about the reasonable priced retail edition and its 17 EXPANSIONS and compare the all in Kickstarter pledge.They dive in t talk about what comes in box, how its played and  present there personal opinions about production quality and the game mechanics.
Stop, Drop & Roll with Laurie & Rhi
2021 Apr 201h 29m 16s
"Fred's Hotdog theory & Economics" A special week for the boys over at the meeple minded as they kickstart this years interview series off again with there first guests. that's right we said guests. We welcome Laurie Blake & Rhi Saunders from Stop, Drop & Roll games to talk all things table top from when they got into the hobby, to starting a company, to running a Kickstarter mid pandemic, things they would love to see change in the industry AND they even had time to answer a few listener questions. WOW this is a nice in depth yet laid back interview and we invite you in to get to know the people behind the scenes that make games go from idea to game shelf.https://www.facebook.com/SDRgames.studiohttps://sdrgames.studio/https://twitter.com/sdrgames_studiohttps://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/313442/pugs-mugshttps://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/331273/earth-rising-20-years-transform-our-world
Engine Building Games
2021 Apr 1345m 25s
"What on Earth is Engine building" In this weeks Tabletop Gaming topical discussions episode Ian & Jason try to answer another listener question. the term engine building in Tabletop games describes so much and not a lot at the same time. is it game mechanic? is a play style? its time for a good old discussion to figure it out AND as an added bonus the boys add there personal recommended 5 engine builder style games worth a try.
Dinosaur Island
2021 Apr 0652m 4s
"A Psychedelic, acid trip, dinosaur park building game"   This weeks game highlight has Ian & Jason firing on all cylinders about dinosaurs. a subject they are both passionate about.  BUT does Pandersaurus Games Table top cardboard Behemoth present a worthy majestic predator style roar over the competition or has it become a pitiful whimper of the prey?They dive in t talk about what comes in box, how its played and  present there personal opinions about production quality and the game mechanics.
Quarterbacking
2021 Mar 3046m 43s
"It's time to stir the pot of controversy" In this weeks Tabletop Gaming topical discussions Ian & Jason try to steer clear of controversy as they tackle the tough subject of those annoying quarterback players. No we have not gone all sports podcast on you.Quarterbacking is a term used to describe players who try to take over the game and play your turns for you. they talk about how to spot this behaviour, deal with it, and even be understanding of it. :o
Expanding Flash Point Fire Rescue
2021 Mar 2351m 27s
"The new best firefighter in the game, is a DOG" For this weeks game highlight Ian & Jason are taking a jumping back into Flash Point: Fire Rescue.  BUT this time round it's all about the expansions for the game. they run through what each comes with, how it changes the game and there thoughts and ratings for each one.Flash Point: Fire Rescue is a cooperative game of fire rescue for 2-6 players aged 10+ with a low complexity, medium difficulty play time of 45 minuets.
Meeting New Gamers
2021 Mar 1645m 41s
" I really need to meet a new group of friends " For this episode the duo of Ian & Jason  have been out there checking out all the possible ways to meet new friends/ gaming groups and have broken it down into a to ten list for you all. whilst some options are pretty obvious their are also a fair few that you may not have even considered. +++++++++++++++++++++++++  NEWS  +++++++++++++++++++++++++Paul is also back with his faithful rubber duck Brian in the news shed to bring you all the news, crowdfunding campaigns & event information we think you need to know about. including but not limited too.
Flash Point : Fire Rescue 10 years on
2021 Mar 0948m 12s
"It's time to take on the role of the brave men and women of the fire fighting services all around the world that put their lives on the line to saves ours" It's our latest game highlight episode and Ian & Jason are taking a jump in the time machine back to 2011 for the release of Flash Point: Fire Rescue. As this game celebrates its 10th birthday this year we take a look to see if it has indeed stood the test of time, and whether it still see's the table as much as it did a decade ago. Flash Point: Fire Rescue is a cooperative game of fire rescue for 2-6 players aged 10+ with a low complexity, medium difficulty play time of 45 minuets.
Introducing new players to the hobby.
2021 Mar 0244m 38s
" Inside of everyone there is table top gaming just trying to break out and have some fun " For this episode the duo of Ian & Jason share there five tips for introducing new people into the hobby and hopefully provide u with the tools to turn the people into regular players :) with the experience of running gaming clubs and introducing new players for the past ten years, this is a shortlist of the tips and tricks they have learned along the way.+++++++++++++++++++++++++  NEWS  +++++++++++++++++++++++++Paul is also back with his faithful rubber duck Brian in the news shed to bring you all the news, crowdfunding campaigns & event information we think you need to know about. including but not limited too.