Archives: Episodes

Counting Down to Christmas

And now, for another episode of the Friendly Meeples Lounge! Join Chris Ingold and Jen Florez of the Melbourne Meeples Team, as we count down our top 10 games that we discovered this year! Wrapping up the big events, reflecting on the year that has been, our first doing the Friendly Meeples Lounge Podcast and all the fantastic games that played for the first time this year. Can you guess what our top 10 games were?

If you would like more information about Melbourne Meeples you can find us at:

Website: meeples.org.au

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/melbournemeeples

Email: friendlymeeplelounge@gmail.com


Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Special Episode! RUOK To Play

And now, for another episode of the Friendly Meeples Lounge! Join Chris Ingold and Jen Florez of the Melbourne Meeples Team, and this time we are joined by Matt Stone, who is the mastermind behind the Ringwood Social Games Community. This episode is a little bit different, as we felt that it is important to highlight the amazing work that Matt has contriubuted to our community and raise awareness of this amazing event, RUOK To Play. You’ve not heard of RUOK To Play before? Well, listen in as we journey with Matt to discuss how this all started, what the event is all about and why you, too, should get behind this great initiative.

Ringwood Social Games Community: https://www.facebook.com/groups/ringwoodsocialgames/?mibextid=oMANbw

To get your tickets to MeepleCon 2023, click this link: https://meeplecon.com.au/

If you would like more information about Melbourne Meeples you can find us at:

Website: meeples.org.au

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/melbournemeeples

Email: friendlymeeplelounge@gmail.com


Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

In Search of New Horizons!

The Friendly Meeples Lounge

And now, for another episode of the Friendly Meeples Lounge! Join Chris Ingold and Jen Florez of the Melbourne Meeples Team, and this time we are joined by our new Meeples Team member, Francois Grobler! This time we are taking a look at a game that’s a touch controvertial. For those of us who live in colonised countries, we sometimes forget about the impact that our ancestors had on those who already lived in those nations. Archipelago takes a very real look at the impact that those early settlers had on the natives of those countries and we discuss what it’s like to play the bad guys!

To get your tickets to MeepleCon 2023, click this link: https://meeplecon.com.au/

If you would like more information about Melbourne Meeples you can find us at:

Website: meeples.org.au

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/melbournemeeples

Email: friendlymeeplelounge@gmail.com


Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

The Live Session!

And now, for another episode of the Friendly Meeples Lounge! Join Chris Ingold and Jen Florez of the Melbourne Meeples Team, as we go live for the first time ever! If you missed out live session, don’t panic! This is a recording, so that you can catch up on what you missed. And we will definitely be doing more live sessions in the future, also. This episode, we are joined by the fabulous Francois, as we discuss our favourite top 10 Convension Games! Why our Top 10 Convension Games? It’s the 10th Anniversary of MeepleCon this year and we can’t wait to see you there.

To get your tickets to MeepleCon 2023, click this link: https://meeplecon.com.au/

If you would like more information about Melbourne Meeples you can find us at:

Website: meeples.org.au

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/melbournemeeples

Email: friendlymeeplelounge@gmail.com


Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

We Just Can’t Get Enough!

The Friendly Meeples Lounge

And now, for another episode of the Friendly Meeples Lounge! Join Chris Ingold and Jen Florez of the Melbourne Meeples Team, as we discuss a fairly new, but really fantastic game. If you’ve ever played Marrying Mr. Darcy and thought to yourself, ‘this game could really be expanded to be a very awesome worker placement, deck builder game,’ then Obsession is for you! If you’ve not heard of Obsession before, then you’re in for a treat! Additional to that, we have a great natter about Escape Room type games, the different types available and our recommendations. Come and join us for another exciting episode!

To join us for Friendly Meeples Lounge Live, click the following link: https://forms.gle/5g4U59cf1XrowHGf9

If you would like more information about Melbourne Meeples you can find us at:

Website: meeples.org.au

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/melbournemeeples

Email: friendlymeeplelounge@gmail.com


Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

In Search Of The Temple!

The Friendly Meeples Lounge

And now, for another episode of the Friendly Meeples Lounge! Join Chris Ingold and Jen Florez of the Melbourne Meeples Team, and our Special Guest; Bonnie Boyd, as we discuss our throughs on a truly epic adventure. Explore the forest, dig through temples to find tools and helpers, and don’t forget to watch your back for the monster that are hiding around every corner! That’s right, we are chatting about the Lost Ruins of Arnak, and it’s expansions. We also take time to discuss different styles of play, cooperative, competative, what is your favourtee type of game?

Pop-up Game Bowls: https://www.gameology.com.au/products/board-game-bits-bowls

If you would like more information about Melbourne Meeples you can find us at:

Website: meeples.org.au

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/melbournemeeples

Email: friendlymeeplelounge@gmail.com

Music Copywrite Autorithy: 2CXGVLFUMLS8QZNX


Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

We’re All A Bit Mad Here!

The Friendly Meeples Lounge

And now, for another episode of the Friendly Meeples Lounge! Join Chris Ingold and Jen Florez of the Melbourne Meeples Team. The sound of creaking floors, a rata tat tat on the window… was that a low groan, or just the wind blowing through the trees? We all love a bit of spooky horror from time to time and Mansions of Madness captures that creepy feeling in a fun, cooperative and inclusive way. Join Chris and Jen as they discuss the interactive board game of horrific proportions!

If you would like more information about Melbourne Meeples you can find us at:

Website: meeples.org.au

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/melbournemeeples

Email: friendlymeeplelounge@gmail.com

Music Copywrite Autorithy: 5FZEVKK9YRCT225E, 5W4YDLE1SDKF2RNB


Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

It’s Still Going Around!

The Friendly Meeples Lounge

And now, for another episode of the Friendly Meeples Lounge! Join Chris Ingold and Jen Florez of the Melbourne Meeples Team. This episode is brought to you bay bad timing and a bit of poking fun at our circumstances. Join Chris and I as we discuss the Pandemic Legacy Series and why now was the best time to talk about it!

If you would like more information about Melbourne Meeples you can find us at:

Website: meeples.org.au

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/melbournemeeples

Email: friendlymeeplelounge@gmail.com

Music Copywrite Autorithy: LXZ0OZKPLO8YGJ8V


Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Old McMeeples Had A Farm

The Friendly Meeples Lounge

And now, for another episode of the Friendly Meeples Lounge! Join Chris Ingold and Jen Florez of the Melbourne Meeples Team. We hinted last time that we had a very special guest for this episode and we are so happy to have hosted the fabulous Kerrin Addis! For those who know Kerrin, you might be able to guess the topic of this weeks episode, for those who don’t, you’ll just have to listen in and find out what fantastic game we were critiquing this week.

If you would like more information about Melbourne Meeples you can find us at:

Website: meeples.org.au

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/melbournemeeples

Email: friendlymeeplelounge@gmail.com

Music Copywrite Autorithy: L1DGOMJPYVQIBM1HP, SOGKOG1IXTMJ46J8


Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Bunny, Bunny, Buuuunny, BUNNEY!

The Friendly Meeples Lounge

And now, for another episode of the Friendly Meeples Lounge! Join Chris Ingold and Jen Florez of the Melbourne Meeples Team. This week we are bringing you something really special! OzBunnyCon is our yearly Gaming Convention run over Easter Weekend at the Glen Waverley Bowls Club. We spent time interviewing lots of our attendees, talking about what they are playing, their favourite games, and even had a good chat about a new game taking the scene by storm. What game? You’ll have to listen to find out!

If you would like more information about Melbourne Meeples you can find us at:

Website: meeples.org.au

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/melbournemeeples

Email: friendlymeeplelounge@gmail.com

Music Copywrite Autorithy: LCBPFQYMRUTIXR5S, SNADJHKTX5GM7BGL, QKUIKQBMFEEED8AG


Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.