Friday, June 24, 2022

What’s New in Board Gaming: June 24, 2022

Check out the latest news surrounding the board gaming hobby.  Jared from Meeple Mentor gathers some of the top announcements, hot games buzz, and crowdfunded games launched in the past 2 weeks.  Your one-stop video for the news you need to know.  As of June 24, 2022

Public YouTube link: https://youtu.be/mO1flEChi90



Thursday, June 23, 2022

Brand New Review- Nut Hunt, Live on Kickstarter Now

Watch as Stephen and Jared give their thoughts on and review Nut Hunt from Pine Island Games. Designed by Jasper Burch. Now funding on Kickstarter! Kickstarter campaign: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/pineislandgames/nut-hunt/?ref=kicktraq

Released on June 23, 2022 Public YouTube link: https://youtu.be/1hOB0ZZR_k0



Wednesday, June 22, 2022

Off the Shelf: Azul

Jared from Meeple Mentor takes Azul off the shelf to talk about why it's the game you should play!

Released on June 22, 2022 Public YouTube link: https://youtu.be/7cFBoMh1snY



Tuesday, June 21, 2022

Learn to Play Trajan

Watch as Meeple Mentor prepares you to play Trajan from Renegade Game Studios. Designed by Stefan Feld.

Released on June 21, 2022 Public YouTube link: https://youtu.be/gO22eK9mB_U



Wednesday, June 15, 2022

Meeple Mentor Plays Tokyo Highway

Watch as the Meeple Mentor team plays a board game on camera! Today we're playing Tokyo Highway from Happy Baobab. Designed by Naotaka Shimamoto and Yoshiaki Tomioka.

Released on June 15, 2022 Public YouTube link: https://youtu.be/3bvXIyhVOxw



Tuesday, June 14, 2022

Mentor Minutes, Episode 42: ReCon 2022, Ark Nova, Perseverance, Viticulture World and more!

Mentor Minutes is a board game podcast series based on the Meeple Mentor YouTube channel. Jared and Stephen discuss board games, top 10's, and more. In this episode, watch as Jared and Stephen discuss their recent trip to the ReCon convention in NC, and several new games played recently. Ark Nova, Perseverance Castaway Chronicles, Dreamscape, The Search for Planet X, Viticulture World, and more!

Released on June 14, 2022 Public YouTube link: https://youtu.be/t3gAh4ssCtM



Saturday, June 11, 2022

Unboxing Viticulture World and Wine Crate

Watch as Meeple Mentor unboxes Viticulture World and the Wine Crate from Stonemaier Games. Designed by Jamey Stegmaier.

Released on June 11, 2022 Public YouTube link: https://youtu.be/j57F6YVhJOM



Friday, June 10, 2022

What’s New in Board Gaming: June 10, 2022

Check out the latest news surrounding the board gaming hobby.  Jared from Meeple Mentor gathers some of the top announcements, hot games buzz, and crowdfunded games launched in the past 2 weeks.  Your one-stop video for the news you need to know.  As of June 10, 2022

Public YouTube link: https://youtu.be/nHXZSevncgE



Unboxing Gravwell second edition!

Watch as Meeple Mentor unboxes Gravwell 2nd edition from Renegade Game Studios. Designed by Corey Young.

Released on June 10, 2022 Public YouTube link: https://youtu.be/2lizo5gQdkE



Wednesday, June 8, 2022

Off the Shelf: Codenames

Jared from Meeple Mentor takes Codenames off the shelf to talk about why it's the game you should play!

Released on June 8, 2022 Public YouTube link: https://youtu.be/khJm7uwyZaI



Tuesday, June 7, 2022

Learn to Play Tidal Blades: Heroes of the Reef (+Solo, 2-Playr, Adv Variants, Anglers Cove Exp)

Watch as Meeple Mentor prepares you to play Tidal Blades: Heroes of the Reef from Druid City Games. Designed by Tim Eisner, and Ben Eisner.

Released on June 7, 2022 Public YouTube link: https://youtu.be/PIMBF7ass2U



Friday, June 3, 2022

Unboxing Bitoku

Watch as Meeple Mentor unboxes Bitoku from DEVIR Games. Designed by Germán P. Millán.

Released on June 3, 2022
Public YouTube link: https://youtu.be/KwsVhk6rQQw



Wednesday, June 1, 2022

Unboxing My Father's Work

Watch as Meeple Mentor unboxes My Father's Work from Renegade Game Studios. Designed by T. C. Petty III.

Released on June 1, 2022 Public YouTube link: https://youtu.be/1jWozJ5KudQ



Friday, May 27, 2022

What’s New in Board Gaming: May 27, 2022

Check out the latest news surrounding the board gaming hobby.  Jared from Meeple Mentor gathers some of the top announcements, hot games buzz, and crowdfunded games launched in the past 2 weeks.  Your one-stop video for the news you need to know.  As of May 27, 2022

Public YouTube link: https://youtu.be/jou5JzMlxs8



Wednesday, May 25, 2022

Off the Shelf: Ticket to Ride

Jared from Meeple Mentor takes Ticket to Ride off the shelf to talk about why it's the game you should play!

Released on May 25, 2022 Public YouTube link: https://youtu.be/pfHWOujexeQ



Off the Shelf: Camel Up

Jared from Meeple Mentor takes Camel Up off the shelf to talk about why it's the game you should play!

Released on May 25, 2022 Public YouTube link: https://youtu.be/kKCC5v3xLrw



Off the Shelf: Photosynthesis

Jared from Meeple Mentor takes Photosynthesis off the shelf to talk about why it's the game you should play!

Released on May 25, 2022 Public YouTube link: https://youtu.be/AhebWx1rP-8



Off the Shelf- Everdell

Jared from Meeple Mentor takes Everdell off the shelf to talk about why it's the game you should play!

Released on May 25, 2022 Public YouTube link: https://youtu.be/6vVa2ED0ifg



Tuesday, May 24, 2022

Mentor Minutes, Episode 41: The Importance of Theme, Ep4: Let's Make a Game!

Mentor Minutes is a board game podcast series based on the Meeple Mentor YouTube channel. Jared and Stephen discuss board games, top 10's, and more. In this episode, watch as Jared and Stephen discuss the importance of theme in board games. Is it necessary, or even helpful when learning a game? Should you talk about it when teaching the game? We also talk more about ideas for our board game we're designing.

Released on May 24, 2022 Public YouTube link: https://youtu.be/7rBJ2mXqvlQ



Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Learn to Play The Thing: The Boardgame (plus Solo)

Watch as Meeple Mentor prepares you to play The Thing: The Boardgame from Pendragon Game Studio. Designed by Giuseppe Cicero, Andrea Crespi.

Released on May 17, 2022 Public YouTube link: https://youtu.be/R3D_m9KtwFk



Friday, May 13, 2022

What's New in Board Gaming: May 13, 2022

Check out the latest news surrounding the board gaming hobby. Jared from Meeple Mentor gathers some of the top announcements, hot games buzz, and crowdfunded games launched in the past 3 weeks. Your one-stop video for the news you need to know. As of May 13, 2022

Public YouTube link: https://youtu.be/V6DThP_KOqY



Wednesday, May 11, 2022

Jay's Takeaways: Just One

Jay takes a couple minutes to share his thoughts on board games. In this video, he discusses the game Just One from Repos Production. Designed by Ludovic Roudy and Bruno Sautter.

Released on May 11, 2022 Public YouTube link: https://youtu.be/S_elFpy0neM



Tuesday, May 10, 2022

Unboxing Ark Nova

Watch as Meeple Mentor unboxes Ark Nova from Capstone Games. Designed by Mathias Wigge.

Released on May 10, 2022 Public YouTube link: https://youtu.be/NuFfvxU6oEc



Mentor Minutes, Episode 40: Interviewing Curt Covert of Smirk and Dagger

 Mentor Minutes is a board game podcast series based on the Meeple Mentor YouTube channel. Jared and Stephen discuss board games, top 10's, and more.

In this episode, watch as Jared and Stephen talk to Curt Covert, owner of Smirk and Dagger all about upcoming games, game design, industry challenges, indie growth, and more!

Released on May 10, 2022 Public YouTube link: https://youtu.be/WdpvQZq-RjE


Thursday, May 5, 2022

Meeple Mentor Plays The THING: the Boardgame (7 Players)

Watch as the Meeple Mentor crew play The Thing the boardgame for the first time! Jared and Stephen host 5 friends to record a full playthrough together! Enjoy! The Thing the Boardgame is from Pendragon Game Studios. Designed by Giuseppe Cicero and Andrea Crespi

Released on May 5, 2022 Public YouTube link: https://youtu.be/RkBecbE7v_M



Wednesday, May 4, 2022

Unboxing Rolling Realms

Watch as Meeple Mentor unboxes Rolling Realms from Stonemaier Games. Designed by Jamey Stegmaier.

Released on May 4, 2022
Public YouTube link: https://youtu.be/yd3E-2BQtaw



Tuesday, May 3, 2022

Learn to Play The Isle of Cats (plus Solo, Family Mode)

Watch as Meeple Mentor prepares you to play The Isle of Cats from The City of Games. Designed by Frank West.

Released on May 3, 2022 Public YouTube link: https://youtu.be/0p8YY7QNoGU



Friday, April 29, 2022

Unboxing Perseverance: Castaway Chronicles

Watch as Meeple Mentor unboxes Perseverance: Castaway Chronicles episodes 1 and 2 from Mindclash Games. Designed by Richard Amann, Thomas Vande Ginste, Viktor Peter, Wolf Plancke, and Dávid Turczi

Released on April 29, 2022 Public YouTube link: https://youtu.be/4jPrd1QjUQE



Wednesday, April 27, 2022

Jay's Takeaways: Dune: Imperium

Jay takes a couple minutes to share his thoughts on board games. In this video, he discusses the game Dune: Imperium from Dire Wolf. Designed by Paul Dennen.

Released on April 27, 2022 Public YouTube link: https://youtu.be/AOhcCzErdeE



Tuesday, April 26, 2022

Mentor Minutes, Episode 39: Dark Souls the Board Game, Wine, The Thing, +Ep2: Let's Make a Game!

Mentor Minutes is a board game podcast series based on the Meeple Mentor YouTube channel. Jared and Stephen discuss board games, top 10's, and more. In this episode, watch as Jared and Stephen discuss the Dark Souls board game, The Thing: the Boardgame, wines, and revisit creating their own board game. Episode two of "Let's Make a Game!"

Released on April 26, 2022
Public YouTube link: https://youtu.be/J5WE7EuGCmw



Friday, April 22, 2022

What's New in Board Gaming: April 22, 2022

Check out the latest news surrounding the board gaming hobby. Jared from Meeple Mentor gathers some of the top announcements, hot games buzz, and crowdfunded games launched in the past 2 weeks. Your one-stop video for the news you need to know. As of April 22, 2022

Public YouTube link: https://youtu.be/xQRBVZVG1OU



Thursday, April 21, 2022

Meeple Mentor Reviews: PolyHero Dice

Watch as Jared from Meeple Mentor takes a look and reviews four of the dice sets from Tabletop Tycoon, known as PolyHero Dice!

Released on April 21, 2022 Public YouTube link: https://youtu.be/wafbf6WzwWM



Wednesday, April 20, 2022

Unboxing The Thing: the Boardgame

Watch as Meeple Mentor unboxes The Thing: the Boardgame from Pendragon Game Studios. Designed by Giuseppe Cicero and Andrea Crespi.

Released on April 20, 2022
Public YouTube link: https://youtu.be/NtEY1SotwDo



Unboxing Ham's Sandwich Shop

Watch as Meeple Mentor unboxes Ham's Sandwich Shop, from Graphic335. It's a Japanese-made family-weight game for 2 to 3 players. So cute!

Released on April 20, 2022
Public YouTube link: https://youtu.be/l6MQuIMWHI4



Tuesday, April 19, 2022

Learn to Play Cellulose (+variants and SOLO)

Cellulose is the latest science game by Genius Games, and has you building the cell wall of a plant cell. It's a great addition to your worker placement game collection! It's a ton of fun!

Release date: April 19, 2022
Public YouTube link: https://youtu.be/W7vSYRb41g8


Friday, April 15, 2022

Unboxing Dog Lover card game

Watch as Meeple Mentor unboxes Dog Lover from AEG. Designed by David Short.


Released on April 15, 2022
Public YouTube link: https://youtu.be/v8e--JF-7hI 



Wednesday, April 13, 2022

Jay's Takeaways: Stone Age

Jay takes a couple minutes to share his thoughts on board games. In this video, he discusses the game Stone Age from Z-Man Games. Designed by Bernd Brunnhofer.

Released on April 13, 2022 Public YouTube link: https://youtu.be/XkGUNjJEqmU



Tuesday, April 12, 2022

Mentor Minutes, Episode 38: Movie Board Games (+Elden Ring, Serial Killers?!)

Mentor Minutes is a board game podcast series based on the Meeple Mentor YouTube channel. Jared and Stephen discuss board games, top 10's, and more. In this episode, watch as Jared and Stephen discuss movie-themed board games, Elden Ring video game, serial killers, and more!

Released on April 12, 2022 Public YouTube link: https://youtu.be/L2QZB_WF7tE



Friday, April 8, 2022

What's New in Board Gaming: April 8, 2022

Check out the latest news surrounding the board gaming hobby. Jared from Meeple Mentor gathers some of the top announcements, hot games buzz, and crowdfunded games launched in the past 3 weeks. Your one-stop video for the news you need to know. As of April 8, 2022

Public YouTube link: https://youtu.be/qA9OFG3uxi8



Wednesday, April 6, 2022

Unboxing Dead Reckoning

Watch as Meeple Mentor unboxes AEG's latest Kickstarter delivery of the pirate card-crafting game, Dead Reckoning. Designed by John D. Clair.

Released on April 6, 2022
Public YouTube link: https://youtu.be/dKPY_MoMw_4



Unboxing Works of Wonder expansion (Architects of the West Kingdom)

Watch as Meeple Mentor unboxes Works of Wonder, the second expansion to Architects of the West Kingdom, from Garphill Games. Designed by Shem Phillips, and S J Macdonald. Also look at the collector's box for Architects, and the promos included.

Released on April 6, 2022
Public YouTube link: https://youtu.be/ahywBuDkUeg



Tuesday, April 5, 2022

Unboxing Star Wars card game: Sabacc (Galaxy's Edge)

Watch as Meeple Mentor opens and explains about the cool Star Wars card game Sabacc, found in the various movies. The card game is only sold at Disney World's Hollywood Studios WITHIN the Galaxy's Edge area of the park. Good luck!

Released on April 6, 2022
Public YouTube link: https://youtu.be/JuZE4ynCIxE



Learn to Play Winter Kingdom

Winter Kingdom is the big sequel to Kingdom Builder, by Queen Games. It's all about building out your houses and forts across the land and scoring points for positioning. It's fun!  Check out the tutorial!

Released on April 5, 2022 Public YouTube link: https://youtu.be/m0Zvdt96ltk



Wednesday, March 30, 2022

Jay's Takeaways: Patchwork

Jay takes a couple minutes to share his thoughts on board games. In this video, he discusses the game Patchwork from Lookout Games. Designed by Uwe Rosenberg.

Released on March 30, 2022 Public YouTube link: https://youtu.be/qTyn_iQ9en0



Tuesday, March 22, 2022

Mentor Minutes, Episode 37: Let's Make a Game! (ep1)

Mentor Minutes is a board game podcast series based on the Meeple Mentor YouTube channel. Jared and Stephen discuss board games, top 10's, and more.

In this episode, watch as Jared and Stephen discuss board game mechanisms, try to come up with a new game, and cover music topics and more!

Released on March 22, 2022 Public YouTube link: https://youtu.be/8k6C7s-ws-E



Saturday, March 19, 2022

Unboxing Darkridge Reunion

Watch as Meeple Mentor unboxes Darkridge Reunion from Starlux Games.

Released on March 19, 2022
Public YouTube link: https://youtu.be/qRAj2KxdL9A



Friday, March 18, 2022

What's New in Board Gaming: March 18, 2022

Check out the latest news surrounding the board gaming hobby. Jared from Meeple Mentor gathers some of the top announcements, hot games buzz, and crowdfunded games launched in the past 2 weeks. Your one-stop video for the news you need to know. As of March 18, 2022.
Public YouTube link: https://youtu.be/r9gR9iyrb4c



Wednesday, March 16, 2022

Jay's Takeaways: Scythe

Jay takes a couple minutes to share his thoughts on board games. In this video, he discusses the game Scythe from Stonemaier Games.

Released on March 16, 2022
Public YouTube link: https://youtu.be/SAALy4QOaCs



Tuesday, March 15, 2022

Learn to Play The Hunger

Watch as Meeple Mentor prepares you to play The Hunger from Renegade Game Studios. Designed by Richard Garfield.

Released on March 15, 2022 Public YouTube link: https://youtu.be/pJ7Dj8is2-Q



Sunday, March 13, 2022

Unboxing Cellulose: A Plant Cell Biology Game

Watch as Meeple Mentor unboxes Cellulose: A Plant Cell Biology Game from Genius Games. Designed by John Coveyou and Steve Schlepphorst.

Released on March 13, 2022
Public YouTube link: https://youtu.be/N_4_hXUv75s



Wednesday, March 9, 2022

Unboxing The Night Cage

Watch as Meeple Mentor unboxes The Night Cage from Smirk and Dagger Games. Designed by Christopher Ryan Chan, Chris McMahon, and Rosswell Saunders.

Released on March 9, 2022 Public YouTube link: https://youtu.be/cZ1dNQ9vImc



Tuesday, March 8, 2022

Unboxing Winter Kingdom

Watch as Meeple Mentor unboxes Winter Kingdom from Queen Games. Designed by Donald X. Vaccarino.

Released on March 8, 2022 Public YouTube link: https://youtu.be/HvaBKh_Ubo4



Mentor Minutes, Episode 36: Tantrum Con 2022 and Stormlight Archive

Mentor Minutes is a board game podcast series based on the Meeple Mentor YouTube channel. Jared and Stephen discuss board games, top 10's, and more. In this episode, watch as Jared and Stephen discuss their recent trip to Charlotte, NC for Tantrum Con 2022! Then, we discuss Call to Adventure: Stormlight Archive, movies, and more!

Released on March 8, 2022 Public YouTube link: https://youtu.be/mbsCzmGfmXA



Monday, March 7, 2022

Unboxing SHŌBU

Watch as Meeple Mentor unboxes ShoBu from Smirk and Dagger Games. Designed by Manolis Vranas and Jamie Sajdak.

Released on March 7, 2022 Public YouTube link: https://youtu.be/GlmBFm--7Is



Friday, March 4, 2022

What's New in Board Gaming: March 4, 2022

Check out the latest news surrounding the board gaming hobby. Jared from Meeple Mentor gathers some of the top announcements, hot games buzz, and crowdfunded games launched in the past 2 weeks. Your one-stop video for the news you need to know. As of March 4, 2022.

Public YouTube link: https://youtu.be/pKjQb8o5mMI



Thursday, March 3, 2022

Unboxing Clinic Deluxe Extensions 2-4

Watch as Meeple Mentor unboxes Clinic Deluxe extensions numbers 2, 3, and 4 from Capstone Games. Designed by Alban Viard.

Released on March 3, 2022 Public YouTube link: https://youtu.be/gDgLpBPUXy8



Tantrum Con 2022 Coverage: SRG's "Super Show" full demo!

Watch as Jared and Stephen of the Meeple Mentor channel meet the SRG design team and play a game of their current Kickstarter game: Super Show! It's the number one rated wrestling card game! We tag team in this one against 2 of the SRG champs! Enjoy! This was filmed in Charlotte, NC during Tantrum Con 2022 board game convention.

Released on March 3, 2022
Public YouTube link: https://youtu.be/vgMmcEte40Y



Wednesday, March 2, 2022

Jay's Takeaways: Las Vegas

Jay takes a couple minutes to share his thoughts on board games. In this video, he discusses the game Las Vegas from Ravensburger. Designed by Rüdiger Dorn.

Released on March 2, 2022 Public YouTube link: https://youtu.be/x2BhpJjbpXo



Tuesday, March 1, 2022

Learn to Play In Too Deep (and solo)

In Too Deep is a new sci-fi game where players get to control criminals by hacking into their minds! Complete story crimes and side crimes by aligning up criminals and items in the various locations to score. Collect evidence against them, but don't go TOO DEEP yourself!

Release date: March 1, 2022
Public YouTube link: https://youtu.be/KoCwNHfrgAU



Wednesday, February 23, 2022

Unboxing Unfathomable

Watch as Meeple Mentor unboxes Unfathomable from Fantasy Flight Games. Designed by Tony Fanchi and Corey Konieczka.

Released on February 23, 2022 Public YouTube link: https://youtu.be/2XQe_mnYK0o



Tuesday, February 22, 2022

Mentor Minutes, Episode 35: Interviewing Josh Cappel and Daryl Chow (In Too Deep)

Mentor Minutes is a new podcast series based on the Meeple Mentor YouTube channel. Jared and Jay discuss board games, top 10's, and more.  
In this episode, Jared talks with the designers of "In Too Deep," Josh Cappel and Daryl Chow.  It's a cyberpunk future where players hack into criminal's minds to control their activities and complete crimes.  Gather evidence, but don't go too deep!

Released on February 22, 2022
Public YouTube link: https://youtu.be/qlLZy9j5RMc



Wednesday, February 16, 2022

Jay's Takeaways: Detective Club

Jay takes a couple minutes to share his thoughts on board games. In this video, he discusses the game Detective Club from IGAMES. Designed by Oleksandr Nevskiy.

Released on February 16, 2022 Public YouTube link: https://youtu.be/xTrWiQF-V_U



Tuesday, February 15, 2022

Learn to Play Dinosaur World

Dinosaur World is the sequel to Dinosaur Island, and is the debatably better game. I really enjoy this one and the way you get to drive your Jeeple around the park you create. Tune in to watch the tutorial!

Release date: February 15, 2022
Public YouTube link: https://youtu.be/fjzUdGAR1D8



Monday, February 14, 2022

Unboxing The Hunger (Richard Garfield)

 Watch as Meeple Mentor opens up The Hunger from Renegade Game Studios. Designed by Richard Garfield.

Released on February 14, 2022. Public YouTube link: https://youtu.be/oPEkC_4eGqU



Unboxing Maracaibo, the Uprising Expansion

Watch as Meeple Mentor opens up the expansion to Maracaibo, called The Uprising, from Capstone Games. Designed by Alexander Pfister.

Released on February 14, 2022. Public YouTube link: https://youtu.be/1AJTCwwl9x8



Unboxing Hanamikoji

Watch as Meeple Mentor opens up Hanamikoji from EmperorS4. Designed by Kota Nakayama (中山 宏太).

Released on February 14, 2022 Public YouTube link: https://youtu.be/1lms5dj7Tzc



Unboxing Patchwork: Valentine's Edition

Watch as Meeple Mentor opens up Patchwork: Valentine's Day edition from Lookout Games. Designed by Uwe Rosenberg.

Released on February 14, 2022 Public YouTube link: https://youtu.be/LXH0kmzgxGg



Unboxing Lost Ruins of Arnak expansion: Expedition Leaders

Watch as Meeple Mentor prepares opens Expedition Leaders, the first big expansion to Lost Ruins of Arnak, from Czech Edition Games. Designed by Elwen and Mín.

Released on February 14, 2022. Public YouTube link: https://youtu.be/XfIk5o_RkLg



Friday, February 11, 2022

What's New in Board Gaming: February 11, 2022

Check out the latest news surrounding the board gaming hobby.  Jared from Meeple Mentor gathers some of the top announcements, hot games buzz, and crowdfunded games launched in the past 2 weeks.  Your one-stop video for the news you need to know.  As of February 11, 2022

Public YouTube link: https://youtu.be/9Tzq9xZ0s8M



Tuesday, February 8, 2022

Mentor Minutes, Episode 34: Board Game Expansions, Reprints, and New Editions

Mentor Minutes is a new podcast series based on the Meeple Mentor YouTube channel. Jared and Jay discuss board games, top 10's, and more. In this episode, meet the newest podcaster to the show, Stephen! The three of us discuss all things expansions, reprints, and new editions of board games. The good, the bad, the ugly.

Released on February 8, 2022 Public YouTube link: https://youtu.be/8ew1vXqqTTU



Sunday, February 6, 2022

Unboxing Treeblox

Watch as Meeple Mentor opens the newest 2 player abstract strategy game from Emergent Plant Life Inc, Treeblox. Designed by Philip Olenyk.

Released on February 6, 2022
Public YouTube link: https://youtu.be/JAz1eX1nI4I



Wednesday, February 2, 2022

Jay's Takeaways: Biblios

Jay takes a couple minutes to share his thoughts on board games. In this video, he discusses the game Biblios from IELLO.

Released on February 2, 2022
Public YouTube link: https://youtu.be/25xVW7-1Amk



Tuesday, February 1, 2022

Learn to Play Bora Bora

Bora Bora is a beautiful Stefan Feld point salad kind of game. I love the art and how colorful everything is. Very solid game overall, and one that deserves a tutorial!

Release date: February 1, 2022
Public YouTube link: https://youtu.be/uYd0Uou26Jo



Friday, January 28, 2022

What's New in Board Gaming: January 28, 2022

Check out the latest news surrounding the board gaming hobby. Jared from Meeple Mentor gathers some of the top announcements, hot games buzz, and crowdfunded games launched in the past 2 weeks. Your one-stop video for the news you need to know. As of January 28, 2022.

Public YouTube link: https://youtu.be/Ck_LEnyN2O4



Tuesday, January 25, 2022

Mentor Minutes, Episode 33: Best Ways to Teach Board Games

Mentor Minutes is a new podcast series based on the Meeple Mentor YouTube channel. Jared and Jay discuss board games, top 10's, and more. 

In this episode, watch as Jared and Jay share new games they've been playing recently, AND discuss their best tips for how to teach board games.

Released on January 25, 2022.
Public YouTube link: https://youtu.be/B8MRfLHyBQQ



Friday, January 21, 2022

Unboxing Ubongo 3D

Watch as Meeple Mentor unboxes Ubongo 3D from KOSMOS.

Released on January 21, 2022 Public YouTube link: https://youtu.be/zig53ze7Yh0



Unboxing Thingvellir, expansion to Nidavellir

Watch as Meeple Mentor unboxes Thingvellir, the expansion for Nidavellir, from GRRRE Games.

Released on January 21, 2022 Public YouTube link: https://youtu.be/Dro6wWxoiz0



Unboxing Hansa Teutonica Big Box

Watch as Meeple Mentor unboxes Hansa Teutonica, the Big Box edition from Pegasus Spiele.

Released on January 21, 2022 Public YouTube link: https://youtu.be/_YGJgO6A_jA



Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Jay's Takeaways: Hanamikoji

Jay takes a couple minutes to share his thoughts on board games. In this video, he discusses the game Hanamikoji from EmperorS4. Designed by Kota Nakayama.

Released on January 19, 2022 Public YouTube link: https://youtu.be/CxlESlSPe5M



Tuesday, January 18, 2022

Learn to Play Carcassonne

Watch as Meeple Mentor prepares you to play Carcassonne from Z-Man Games. Designed by Klaus-Jürgen Wrede. In the tutorial also learn these expansions from Big Box 5: the River, Traders & Builders, Inns & Cathedrals, the Wheel of Fate, and Hills and Sheep

Released on January 18, 2022 Public YouTube link: https://youtu.be/gNdbi5HWVJ4



Friday, January 14, 2022

What's New in Board Gaming: January 14, 2022

Check out the latest news surrounding the board gaming hobby. Jared from Meeple Mentor gathers some of the top announcements, hot games buzz, and crowdfunded games launched in the past 2 weeks. Your one-stop video for the news you need to know. As of January 14, 2022.

Public YouTube link: https://youtu.be/3DL5DSaRHd0



Tuesday, January 11, 2022

Mentor Minutes, Episode 32: Interviewing Sean Lee about Cytress Kickstarter

Mentor Minutes is a new podcast series based on the Meeple Mentor YouTube channel. Jared and Jay discuss board games, top 10's, and more. In this episode, watch as Jared and Jay talk with designer Sean Lee of the upcoming Kickstarter game, Cytress. It's a cyberpunk worker placement game about ascending status to the floating city above!

Released on January 11, 2022
Public YouTube link: https://youtu.be/jC86gEL1A7s



Thursday, January 6, 2022

January In-Person Game Event Announcement

 Meeple Mentor is happy to announce the first MEGA game event hosted in the US, playing Vampire The Masquerade: Blood Feud from Everything Epic Games.

The event will be on January 22nd, 2022 at Luck Factory Games in Concord, NC. https://luckfactorygames.com/ Preregister via Event Brite at this link, or show up on the day. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/vampire-the-masquerade-board-game-megagame-tickets-239739787157

Video announcement link: https://youtu.be/Dnv1GPKGMBg



Wednesday, January 5, 2022

Jay's Takeaways: For Sale

Jay takes a couple minutes to share his thoughts on board games. In this video, he discusses the game For Sale from 2 Pionki.

Released on January 5, 2022
Public YouTube link: https://youtu.be/jbNk5I0IDqw



Tuesday, January 4, 2022

Learn to Play Cuphead: Fast-Rolling Dice Game

 Watch as Meeple Mentor prepares you to play Cuphead: Fast Rolling Dice Game from The Op. Designed by Patrick Marino.

Released on January 4, 2022 Public YouTube link: https://youtu.be/H1sCmvSk3ag