Board Game Reviews

The Meeple Gamers review tabletop, board and card games.

The Best in Board Games for Mobile

The transition from cardboard to digital is not always good, or even particularly done well. This was particularly true in the past. Some of the worst games I played on mobile, were renditions of board games, some of which have been since removed from the…

PLAY 2018 – Modena, Italy

In a world where board and tabletop games are becoming an increasingly popular hobby, conventions are the right – and often the only – place to explore what’s new or will be new on the market, what occasional players like and what habitual gamers look…

OK Play Review

Publisher: Big Potato Game Type: Abstract, Connect Five Designer: N/A Initial Year of Release: 2016 Artist: Ben Drummond Artist: Zoe Lee Theme and What is It? OK Play is a compact connect five game for two to four players, built for ease of transport.  Can…

Samara Review

Publisher: Tasty Minstrel Games Game Type: Time Management, Worker Placement Designer: Corné van Moorsel Initial Year of Release: 2015 (TMG 2016) Artist: Philip Kustov Artist: Josh T. McDowell Theme and What is It? The village of Samara is looking to grow.  Two to five players…

Scrawl review

Publisher: Big Potato Games Game Type: Party Game, Drawing, Adult Humor Initial Year of Release: 2016 Artist: Zoe Lee Theme and What is it? Scrawl is a party game for adults. Part Pictionary, part telephone, and part Cards Against Humanity. Gameplay Mechanics Scrawl has a…

APOKALYPSIS by Raven Distribution Review

Publisher: RAVEN DISTRIBUTION Game Type: CARD GAME; RELIGIOUS; TACTICAL/STRATEGY (Action Point Allowance System; Hand Management; Memory; Take That) Publisher: COBBLEPOT GAMES Artist: ALAN D'AMICO Designer: JACOPO CASIRAGHI Initial Year of Release: 2017 Designer: GIANNI NEGRINI Designer: ANDREA VITAGLIANO Designer: THE IRREGULARS Theme and What is…

Chimera Station by Tasty Minstrel Games Review

Publisher: Tasty Minstrel Game Type: Worker Placement, Euro, Resource Management, Meeple Specialization Designer: Mark Major Initial Year of Release: 2017 Artist: Brian Patterson Theme and What is it? Chimera Station, is an alien splicing, space station worker placement game, that allows for the workers to…