Posted on July 24, 2017
Will you rob the rich and give to the poor? Will you take the road to higher risk for greater reward by hiding out near Nottingham Castle, or play it safe by hiding out at Sherwood Forest? Matt and Richard look at this game of set collection, trading, and robbing from the rich to give to the poor, in Robin by Frederic Moyersoen the creator of Saboteur. This episode is also available to watch on YouTube.
Posted on July 19, 2017
Why are the inhabitants of nearby towns so distrustful of the inhabitants of Innsmouth? What causes outsiders to feel a wave of revulsion when encountering its people? Indeed, what is the mysterious shadow over Innsmouth? Matthew and Richard discuss the scifi horror novella by H.P. Lovecraft “The Shadow Over Innsmouth”, the only of his stories to be printed as a book in his lifetime, which has inspired and influenced a wide range of games, books, films, and dramatisations.
Posted on July 18, 2017
EPISODE 11: Who would make the most terrifying host for a Facehugger/Chestburster? (from the Aliens franchise)
In the Aliens film franchise, after a host victim has been ‘impregnated’ by a Facehugger, the ensuing Chestburster gains some traits of its host, since it uses the hosts genetic material to create itself. This gives rise to a truly Big Talk question: Who would make the most terrifying host for a Facehugger to impregnate with a Chestburster? Matt and Richard discuss this in episode 11 of Tiny Meeples, Big Talk (also available to watch on YouTube).
Posted on July 17, 2017
Fee! Fi! Fo! Fum! I smell the blood of an Englishman! Matt and Richard look at this 2 player asymmetrical card game, in which one player takes the role of Jack, attempting to steal treasures and escape via the beanstalk, and the other player assumes the role of the Giant attempting to thwart him.
Posted on July 12, 2017
July 17 #2 Music News – Edguy, Blind Guardian, Quiet Riot, Empire, Kryptonite, Night Ranger, Tyketto
Heather and Matt discuss new albums coming out from Blind Guardian, Edguy, Quiet Riot, Kryptonite and Empire, with tour news from Night Ranger, Tyketto, and more!
Posted on July 10, 2017
The labs at CERN are in disarray. An experiment has gone wrong, leaving portals to terrifying alternate dimensions wide open. Do you have what it takes to close the portals and win a Nobel Prize? The Meeples look at Multiuniversum from Board and Dice Games.
Posted on July 5, 2017
Richard talks about why he enjoyed Hyperion by Dan Simmons, a science fiction novel about a group of pilgrims who travel to a distant world to meet a terrifyingly powerful being called the Shrike who will grant 1 of those pilgrims a wish, and slaughter the rest.
Posted on July 4, 2017
On the tenth anniversary of the airing of the series finale of Stargate SG-1 (after ten seasons) and for the tenth episode of “Tiny Meeples, Big Talk”, Matt and Richard get together to discuss Earth’s first line of defense against the Goa’uld system lords, SG-1 and it’s leader Colonel Jack O’Neill (note: O’Neill with 2 L’s, not the 1 L Colonel O’Neil who has no sense of humour!) as portrayed by Macgyver star Richard Dean Anderson, as well as alternative uses for the Stargate. What were your highlights of Stargate SG-1?
Posted on June 30, 2017
Heather and Matt discuss new releases coming out from Mr. Big, Saxon, Warner Drive, Soul Enema, and the long awaited return of DaVinci and Lionheart.