Celebrate Your Birthday at Meeples Games!

by: on May 22, 2022  |  

We love to host kids birthday parties!  Here’s how that works at Meeples Games:

  • Cost $250
  • 2 Hours of fun with a Meeples Games Employee to assist with age appropriate games and party execution
  • Snacks and hosted game-play for up to 8 children
    • Each additional child is $15
  • Food and Beverage included!
    • Cheese or Pepperoni Pizza (your choice)
    • Fruit and Veggie Platter
    • Kids Grilled Cheese Platter
    • Pretzel Bites Platter
    • Capri Sun 100% Juice Drinks (1 per child)
  • Cake/Cupcakes – Provided by you (no other outside food / beverage, please)
    • We provide plates, utensils, napkins, etc

Add ons:

  • Magic Booster Draft – $100 additional (plus $15 per additional guest over 8)
    • 3 booster packs of the current Magic the Gathering set per child
    • We run a 2 round draft
    • Children keep the cards
  • Dungeons and Dragons – $50 additional (limited to 8 children)
    • Beginner level 2 hour D&D session with a Meeples Games Dungeon Master
    • One set of D&D dice per child to take home
    • All materials provided
  • Additional time
    • $50 per 30 minute increments
  • Additional food & beverages
    • The café at Meeples Games offers a variety sandwiches, salads, flatbread pizza, platters, Impossible Burgers, and sweets available for individual purchase
    • Adult libations (beer & wine) available for grown ups!

Advanced booking is required. Available days include Saturday & Sunday afternoons, weekday afternoons and some weekday evenings. 

For more information, call us at 206.535.7896 or email our Event Coordinator at dani@meeplesgames.com

New Games!

by: on June 24, 2022  |  

We’ve rounded up a list of new games to hit the shelves the past couple of weeks. Which game are you excited to try?

Dice Realms

  • Number of Players: 2-4
  • Ages: 14+
  • Time: 1 hour
  • BGG Rating: 7.6

In Dice Realms, players vie to improve and expand their realms. Each game is different, players draw five tiles to determine which extra die faces will be available beyond the five standard lines of faces: lands, farming, commerce, settlement, and progress. Fans of Quacks of Quedlinburg will also be fans of Dice Realms.

Catch the Moon: 2nd Edition

  • Number of Players: 2-6
  • Ages: 6+
  • Time: 20 mins
  • BGG Rating: 6.7

Roll the die – place a ladder – Catch the Moon! Climb through the clouds and reach for the moon! All it takes is a few cleverly placed ladders, a steady hand, and a bit of imagination. Reach for the moon, but don’t stretch yourself too thin, or you may lose the ladders under your feet. We love Catch the Moon with it’s wooden pieces, it is fun for the whole family.

Wonderland’s War

  • Number of Players: 2-5
  • Ages: 13+
  • Time: 1 hour+
  • BGG Rating: 8.4

In Wonderland’s War, players take the role as a faction leader who has been invited to the Hatter’s tea party. Drink tea and eat cake as you move around the table drafting cards to gather your forces, build your towers, upgrade your leader, and recruit Wonderlandians to your cause, but one must be careful as shards of the Looking Glass are spread throughout Wonderland.

My Father’s Work

  • Number of Players: 2-4
  • Ages: 14+
  • Time: 1 hour+
  • BGG Rating: 8.2

In My Father’s Work, players are competing mad scientists entrusted with a page from their father’s journal and a large estate in which to perform their devious experiments. Players earn points by completing experiments, aiding the town in its endeavors, upgrading their macabre estates, and hopefully completing their father’s masterwork.

echoes: The Dancer Audio Escape Room Game

  • Number of Players: 1-6
  • Ages: 14+
  • Time: 1 hour
  • BGG Rating: 6.8

echoes is a co-operative audio mystery game. Using the free app, players listen to mysterious noises and voices that are connected to the playing material. Together they look for hints in the sound bites to bring the story parts in order and solve the case.

Dungeons, Dice and Danger

  • Number of Players: 1-4
  • Ages: 12+
  • Time: 1 hour
  • BGG Rating: 7.1

Gather your courage, pack your sword, and roll the dice as you journey through the realm in search of treasure and glory. In the roll-and-write game Dungeons, Dice & Danger, you explore deep, dark dungeons filled with treasure — and infested with monsters! Do you have what it takes to be a hero of legend?

Commander Legends: Battle for Baldur’s Gate Prerelease, June 3-5th!

by: on May 18, 2022  |  

MAAAGIC PLAAAYERS! The next prerelease event is upon us! Help us save Baldur’s Gate. This is the second Commander Legends set to be released so you won’t want to miss this.

We will be hosting the following three events:

The events are capped at 36 players (16 teams for 2HG) follow the link here to prepay to guarantee your spot today, or give us a call to be placed on our sign up sheet!

**Please show up about 30 minutes prior to the event to get registered. If you aren’t in store by the start time, your spot will be given to an alternate.

Dress as your Dungeons & Dragons character (or any fantasy character) for the chance to win some awesome prizes.

Golden Geek Winners!

by: on May 13, 2022  |  

Board Game Geek has released the winners of the Golden Geek Award. Which games would get your vote?

Game of the Year: Light-Cascadia

Do I need to tell you about Cascadia? Just in case, here’s a snippet. Cascadia is a puzzly tile-laying and token-drafting game featuring the habitats and wildlife of the Pacific Northwest.

Game of the Year: Medium-The Crew: Mission Deep Sea

In the trick-taking card game The Crew: Mission Deep Sea, you and the other players work together to search for the lost continent of Mu. This new adventure takes your crew deep down into the abyss on a search for the fabled sunken land. How far you get depends entirely on how well you work together as a team. Card by card, trick by trick, your search party will discover the challenges that lie ahead and forge a path to Mu.

Game of the Year: Heavy-Ark Nova

In Ark Nova, you will plan and design a modern, scientifically managed zoo. With the ultimate goal of owning the most successful zoological establishment, you will build enclosures, accommodate animals, and support conservation projects all over the world. Specialists and unique buildings will help you in achieving this goal.

Party Game- So Clover!

So Clover! is a cooperative word-association game. Play as a team to get the highest score. Get Keywords and secretly write their common features on your Clover board; these are your Clues. Then work together to try to figure out each player’s Keywords. At the end of the game, add up your score according to how many Keywords you found and write it in the Record of Legends. Try to beat your high score each game!

Nominations for Best Welcoming Games

by: on May 1, 2022  |  

Dice Tower has put out their lists of game nominees in different categories. This is their picks for Best Welcoming Games. You can see all of their categories here.

7 Wonders Architects

  • BGG Rating-7.1
  • Ages-8+
  • Time-25 mins
  • Player Count-2-7 players

In 7 Wonders: Architects, players race to become a leader of the ancient world by completing an architectural wonder that will last through the ages.

Players receive an unconstructed wonder at the beginning of the game and must collect resources to build their society, develop military might to navigate conflicts, oversee resource management, research science improvements, and collect civil victory points as they race to leave their mark on world history.

Canvas

  • BGG Rating-7.5
  • Ages-14+
  • Time-30 mins
  • Player Count-1-5 players

In Canvas, you play as a painter competing in an art competition. Players will collect art cards, layering 3 of them together to create their own unique painting. Each card contains a piece of artwork as well as a set of icons used during scoring. Icons will be revealed or hidden based on the way players choose to layer the cards making for an exciting puzzle. Paintings are scored based on a set of Scoring cards which will change each game. Once players have created and scored 3 paintings the game ends.

Cascadia

  • BGG Rating-8.1
  • Ages-10+
  • Time-45 mins
  • Player Count-1-4 players

Cascadia is a puzzly tile-laying and token-drafting game featuring the habitats and wildlife of the Pacific Northwest. In the game, you take turns building out your own terrain area and populating it with wildlife.

Picture Perfect

  • BGG Rating-7.1
  • Ages-10+
  • Time-50 mins
  • Player Count-2-4 players

How do you take the perfect picture of a group of people if you only have one try? In Picture Perfect, each character has different wishes. Some want to be at the front of the picture; some want to stand next to another; and some really don’t want to be next to that one particular person by any means. Do your best to make everyone happy – even if you don’t actually know all the characters’ preferences. Players need to arrange fourteen characters to take the perfect photograph. Each of them has three specific desires that you want to fulfill. Unfortunately, these desires are hidden in envelopes.