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.

You’re Invited to New Capenna!

by: on April 18, 2022  |  

Well, well, well…fancy seeing you here.  Welcome to New Capenna! This here city was built by angels, but now these streets are run by the five families. Trust me, you won’t want to cross any of ’em.

You didn’t hear it from me, see, but the word on the street is that a new speakeasy has opened in town. The music is swingin’, the drinks are pourin’, and most importantly the cards are being dealt. 

The Meeples Family (the silent sixth family of Capenna) has graciously volunteered to host our party behind the Suspicious Bookcase in their home. Here’s what you’ve gotta do, follow the links below to sign up for the events you will be attending. 

When: Friday, April 22nd-6:30pm 
Saturday, April 23rd- 12:30pm
Saturday, April 23rd- 5:00pm
Sunday, April 24th- 1:00pm (2 Headed Giant)

Format: Sealed
Cost: $30 per player

Sign up today here! There are a limited amount of in store sign ups available. 

Magic: the Gathering Mystery Booster (Convention Ed.) Draft!

by: on August 24, 2021  |  

MAAAGIC PLAAAYERS! We are hosting a very special Draft on Saturday, August 28th!

Here’s what you need to know:

  • When: Saturday, August 28th
  • Time: 1:30pm
  • Cost: $45

Mystery Booster: Convention Edition is designed to emulate a Chaos Draft as it contains more cards than any Magic set ever at 1,670 reprinted cards. In addition, each pack contains 1 of 121 different playtest cards that are exclusive to Mystery Booster: Convention Edition.

Each pack contains:

  • 2 white commons or uncommons
  • 2 blue commons or uncommons
  • 2 black commons or uncommons
  • 2 red commons or uncommons
  • 2 green commons or uncommons
  • 1 multicolor common or uncommon
  • 1 artifact or land common or uncommon
  • 1 rare or mythic rare from before Core Set 2015
  • 1 other rare or mythic rare
  • 1 special “R&D” card

You won’t want to miss the chaos! This event will be capped at 36 players. Give us a call 206.535.7896 to sign up!

*Masks are required!*

It’s hot

by: on June 27, 2021  |  

It’s very hot and many of us don’t have AC. Meeples is air conditioned and we have tables where you can sit to be inside and be cool. There is no cafe service, we don’t open until next week, but we have free water and some cold drinks.

No games, please. Social distancing requirements are waived and mask usage while sitting down is up to you. Masks are required when entering and walking around, though, so be prepared.

We’re Hiring!

by: on June 14, 2021  |  

Come join the most fun team in West Seattle! Meeples Games is reopening our cafe after being closed for over a year. We’re super excited about being able to welcome our amazing West Seattle community back for food, fun, and games!

If you’ve always wanted to work in a game store, have a great, friendly, helpful personality, are smart and learn fast, love to play games and have restaurant experience, come join our team.

To apply, please email a resume and cover letter to jobs@meeplesgames.com and tell us why you want to be a part of this great team.

Game Café Kitchen Staffer

Meeples Games is West Seattle’s premier Game Café located between the Alaska and Admiral Junctions.  We’re a community spot for great food, gaming and fun.  We’re a tight knit group of awesome people working together to provide the best possible experience for all of our guests on every visit and we want YOU!

Our café has been closed during the pandemic and we’re currently looking for both full and part-time kitchen staff to get us back to fully open and greeting our amazing community. 

If you’ve always wanted to work in a game store, have a great, friendly, helpful personality, are smart and learn fast, love to play games and have restaurant experience, come join our team.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Uphold and represent Meeples Games’ exemplary customer service to all guests
  • Maintain a positive and friendly attitude
  • Prepare food for cafe service including prepping the cold table (lettuce, lunch meat, cheese, condiments), preparing food items from recipes, and keeping things clean.
  • Follow all policies and health department codes in the kitchen
  • Help customers by taking orders, serving beverages and pastries, and operating the POS system
  • Prepare orders including making sandwiches, pizzas and salads, plating pastries, making coffee drinks, and serving beer and wine
  • Handle dishes, bus tables, and clean the dining area
  • Check-in and put away food and game orders
  • Closing including putting everything away and cleaning the kitchen, dining room and washrooms
  • Cleaning – dusting, floors, organizing, etc
  • Stay up-to-date on existing games and new games to be able to discuss with guests
  • Occasionally, work the front counter including making recommendations from the game library, selling games to customers, running the cash register, answering the phone, executing Magic: the Gathering card sales, and all other duties that go with that position
  • Follow proscribed procedures and share duties with co-workers

Job Qualifications:

  • Washington State Food Handler’s Permit (within 2 weeks of hire)
  • Washington State MAST permit (within 2 weeks of hire)
  • Previous experience in a commercial kitchen is required
  • Experience running a point-of-sale / cash register system required
  • Knowledge of tabletop gaming a plus (RPGs, Miniatures, Magic: the Gathering, board games, etc)
  • Experience operating a commercial espresso machine a plus
  • Sales experience a plus
  • Superior customer service skills
  • Happy and upbeat
  • Able to follow instructions and work in a team environment
  • Able to lift 40 pounds
  • Able to stand for shift (up to 8 hours)
  • Excellent written and oral English
  • Must be at least 18 years of age

No phone calls, please.