Episode 12 - Shelves to Sleeves
Hello, and welcome to the Pub Meeple Podcast! Join us as we discuss how we store our board games – from shelves to sleeves and everything in between. We talk about the kind of shelves (or closets) we use, custom game boxes, custom inserts, how we store expansions, and if we use sleeves and why.
We also bring back our board game mechanism rankings segment – this time with Area Control games. We all ranked a list of area control games (with our Ranking Engine of course) and Shuck did his math voodoo to showcase our top 5 and some other interesting tidbits.
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Time – Topic
0:00 – Introduction
1:45 – Our Brews
7:24 – Game Storage intro
8:02 – Shelves (and horizontal or vertical storage)
17:40 – Organization
21:52 – Internals (Custom Boxes, Inserts, Miniatures, Baggies, Plano boxes)
33:34 – To sleeve or not to sleeve
43:53 – Custom Inserts and Expansions
49:26 – Our Top 5 Area Control Games
61:57 – Interesting Tidbits
69:35 – Area Control discussion
Blood Bowl Team Manager
Lords of Vegas
Lords of Waterdeep
Mission Red Planet
Star Wars Armada
Star Wars Rebellion
The King is Dead
Just Bryan – La fin du Monde
Gary – Alien Amber Ale
Shuck – Earl Grey tea (Boston Harbor tea + bergamot oil)
Proper Brian – Karnival Kreme (Dark Canyon) coffee