53: Top 3 games we're dying to play, the board game café business (guest: Meepleville)


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Guest Timm Metivier of Meepleville (a board game cafe in Vegas and a channel for board game content) joins us to discuss the top 3 games we can't wait to get to the table, the business of running a board game cafe (you'd be surprised how he works around COVID), how we discover the games we want to buy, and more.

The games talked about on this episode:

Timm’s topic: The top games we can’t wait to get to the table

  • Food Chain Magnate
  • Trickerion
  • Pax Porfiriana
  • Telestrations: Upside Drawn
  • Tekhenu: Obelisk of the Sun
  • Tzok’in: The Mayan Calendar
  • Teotihuacan: City of Gods
  • Master Word
  • Anachrony
  • Barrage
  • The Gallerist
  • City of the Big Shoulders
  • 18XX
  • Escape Plan
  • Vinhos
  • On Mars
  • Viscounts of the West Kingdom
  • Sleeping Gods

Shoe’s/Christina’s topic: Running a board game cafe during COVID + how we discover games

  • Bridge
  • Pinochle
  • Backgammon
  • Catan
  • Ticket to Ride
  • Life
  • Connect Four
  • Tekhenu: Obelisk of the Sun
  • Scooby-Doo: Betrayal at Mystery Mansion
  • Pendulum
  • Trois
  • Ginkgopolis

Mike’s topic: What does a board game cafe’s business model look like?

  • Cards Against Humanity
  • Monopoly
  • Sorry
  • Risk
  • Ticket to Ride
  • Pandemic
  • Battleship
  • Lorenzo il Magnifico
  • Hansa Teutonica

Final thoughts:

  • Fingabol
  • Crokinole

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