Category Archives: Meddlesome Meeples Show

#12: Legendary Encounters Alien, Descent (2nd ed), Video Game Crossovers that we want to see, Counter-Clock World by Philip K. Dick, and music news inc Accept & Rage

In episode 12 we talk about the cooperative (well for the most part!) deckbuilder Legendary Encounters: Alien from Upper Deck, based on the Alien film franchise, and the classic dungeon crawler Descent: Journeys In The Dark (second edition) from Fantasy Flight Games. We talk about the video game crossovers we want to see, involving putting characters from one game into another and why. Richard talks about the scifi novel Counter-Clock World by Philip K. Dick (best known for Blade Runner), while Matt and Heather discuss new albums from Accept and Rage, plus some sad obituaries, in the music news. This episode is also available as an audio podcast from iTunes, Stitcher, and Blubrry, some links at the bottom of this post.… Read More

#11: Blood Of An Englishman, Robin, Best Host for Facehuggers & Chestbursters, Shadow Over Innsmouth, Music News

In Episode 11 we discuss the games Blood Of An Englishman and Robin (by Frederic Moyersoen, designer of Saboteur), the scifi horror novella The Shadow Over Innsmouth, and debate who would be the most terrifying host for a Facehugger/Chestburster from the Aliens film franchise. Plus, music news with releases from Edguy, Quiet Riot, Blind Guardian, Kryptonite and Empire, tour date info for Night Ranger and Tyketto, and more!… Read More

#8 Mansions Of Madness, Fahrenheit 451, Angelwings & Star Wars/Red Dwarf Mashup – Meddlesome Meeples

We look at the Lovecraftian sci-fi horror game Mansions of Madness (Second Edition) and discuss some it’s criticisms, Richard presents the novel Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury, Matt and Heather look at the music news including a review of the debut album by Angelwings, and we consider ways that Star Wars: A New Hope would have been different if Obi-Wan Kenobi and Luke Skywalker had hired the Starbug (Red Dwarf crew) to get them to Alderaan instead of Han Solo and Chewbacca in the Millennium Falcon.
0:17 – Intro
7:02 – Mansions Of Madness (The Quest Report)
22:42 – Mansions Of Madness – The Criticisms and the App Vs Descent App (The Quest Report)
44:47 – Music News and Angelwings “The Edge Of Innocence” review (The Bards Corner)
53:48 – A New Hope for a Red Dwarf in Mos Eisley (Tiny Meeples, Big Talk)
1:13:38 – Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury (Tome Talk)
1:30:36 – Meeples Goodbye… Read More

Ep 7 – Rick & Morty: Totall Rickall, Room 25, Worst Heroes to Live With, Magician by Feist, & music news inc Jorn

0:17 – Intro
6:03 – Rick & Morty: Total Rickall The Card Game
19:47 – Room 25 & Room 25 Season 2
36:03 – Music News: Jorn, TEN, Mr. Big, Blind Guardian & Edu Falaschi
41:36 – Which Superheroes Would Be The Worst To Live With?
1:16:13 – Magician (Riftwar book 1) by Raymond E. Feist
1:27:57 – Meeples Out
1:29:33 – Credits… Read More

#5: Archer, Vast, Eye Of The World, music news, and the Enterprise VS Star Destroyer

In episode 5 of The Meddlesome Meeples Show, we catch up with the Meeples, discuss the games Archer Once You Go Blackmail by AEG and Vast The Crystal Caverns by Leder Games, chat about the fantasy novel The Eye Of The World by Robert Jordan, present the music news with some exciting album releases, discuss who would win in a battle between the U.S.S. Enterprise and an Imperial Star Destroyer, worry about Matt pushing boundaries, suspect Heather of being a Disney Princess, and we receive a visit from a galaxy far, far away… … Read More

Meddlesome Meeples Show Episode 6

In episode 6 we catch up with the Meeples and talk about the Discworld Ankh-Morpork board game by Martin Wallace and Game Of Blame by Warm Acre. Richard talks about Space Ranger, an early sci-fi novel by Asimov, Matt presents the music news including new albums from Warrant and Harem Scarem, and the Meeples discuss whether DC’s The Flash really is the fastest man alive by putting him into hypothetical races with Quicksilver (Marvel) and Sonic The Hedgehog. … Read More

The Meddlesome Meeples Show – Episode 4

The Meddlesome Meeples discuss the deckbuilding game Temp Worker Assassins by David Newton, Pandemic: Reign of Cthulhu from Z-Man games, Music news, including Goldray, Crazy Lixx and Adrenaline Rush, as well as the question “What would be the best pet from sci-fi/fantasy”, and the novel Marrow by Robert Reed.

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This episode was hosted by Matt, Heather and Richard, and featured narration by Greyskarn The Black, The Herald and The Assassin, and features the following songs:
Evil Sword – “Goblin King”
Evil Sword – “Dance All Night”
Pipe Choir – “Ignite To Light”
Scott Holmes – “Happy Whistle”
Eidetic Seeing – “It’s Brick Out”… Read More

The Meddlesome Meeples Show – episode 3

In this episode of The Meddlesome Meeples Show, Matt and Richard take a look at the board games Martians: A Story of Civilization and Tragedy Looper, Heather and Matt present a roundup of the album releases for March 2017, Matt and Richard discuss the novel The Last Kingdom by Bernard Cornwell, and in a special segment of Tiny Meeples, Big Talk address the question “Which science fiction vessel would be the best to live on?”

This video is narrated by Greyskarn The Black, and features the following songs:
Evil Sword – “Goblin King”
Evil Sword – “Dance All Night”
Pipe Choir – “Ignite To Light”
Astrometrics – ” Ram It Up Their Snout”
Eidetic Seeing – “It’s Brick Out”


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