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We’re just a handful of dads that like to play games, design games, make games, play your games, sleep occasionally, then play some more games.

We also enjoy contributing to the hobby in as many ways as we can. Below you will find a tool to rank your games, our most popular resources, videos, podcast episodes and more.

Board Game Ranking Engine

Load a list of your games into our ranking engine and then compare them two at a time. May the best game win.

BGRE Rankings

How do the games stack up? Find out here!

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Episode 20 – What Makes a Classic?

Episode 20 – What Makes a Classic?

Welcome to Episode 20 of the Pub Meeple Podcast! Join us as we discuss all of the facets of "classics". What is a classic? What does it take to become a classic? Vintage and modern classics. If it has to do with classics, we cover it here. Before that we try out a new segment - a podcast game called Name the Game. It's our first time trying it out. We will let you be the judge of how it goes. As always, thanks so much for listening. If you like our show please share it with someone else or post a review on iTunes or your podcast platform of choice. There are lots of other ways to support us including a small contribution via Paypal. Please subscribe if you want new episodes when they are available. Time-topic 0:00 - Intro 1:00 - Ranking Engine Update 3:05 - Brew Talk 6:27 - What we've been playing 22:34 - Name the Game 28:50 - MAIN TOPIC - What Makes a Classic?
Episode 20 – What Makes a Classic?

Episode 19 – Games that Deserve a Reprint

Welcome to Episode 19 of the Pub Meeple Podcast! Join us as we lament games that are are no longer in print - but should be! We hit on some older classics and some newer games that didn't last long. Of course, Shuck has to close us out with one we weren't expecting. Should these games be reprinted? Email us and tell us your thoughts. After that we try out a new segment - unpopular opinions. In this segment we each state an unpopular opinion then sit back and let the others run with it. As always, thanks so much for listening. If you like our show please share it with someone else or post a review on iTunes or your podcast platform of choice. There are lots of other ways to support us including a small contribution via Paypal. Please subscribe if you want new episodes when they are available. Time-topic 0:00 - Intro 0:49 - Brew Talk 4:49 - Recent Plays 13:56 - MAIN TOPIC - Games that Deserve a Reprint 36:48 - Unpopular Opinions
Episode 20 – What Makes a Classic?

Microbrew 5 – Theme vs Mechanisms

Welcome to a Microbrew entry of the Pub Meeple Podcast! Join Gary and Proper Brian for a special versus episode as - Theme versus Mechanics. In the mechanism corner is Gary and in the theme corner is Proper Brian. Ring the bell, start the podcast and let the battle begin. As always, thanks so much for listening. If you like our show please share it with someone else or post a review on iTunes or your podcast platform of choice. There are lots of other ways to support us including a small contribution via Paypal. Please subscribe if you want new episodes when they are available.

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Shuck’s Top 10 – 2018 Edition

Shuck’s Top 10 – 2018 Edition

It’s one of my favorite times of the year! Time to rank every game I’ve played and see what comes out on top. Read on to find out what made it this year.
Gary’s Top 10 – 2018 Edition

Gary’s Top 10 – 2018 Edition

When I look back on 2018, I think this may have been one of the most fun years of gaming I have had in the hobby. And this is reflected in this list.
Brian’s Top 10 – 2018 Edition

Brian’s Top 10 – 2018 Edition

Another year, another top 10 list. But I am really happy with the way this one turned out. Hope you enjoy, and thanks for reading!

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