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Board game reviews with an accessibility focus. Persistently controversial.

Meeple Like Us is producing board game reviews and game accessibility analyses aimed at mapping out the game accessibility landscape. Our intention is to build up a useful resource for those players that cannot simply take a board game down from the shelf and assume it's playable. Check out our master list for progress to date. We post new board game reviews on a Wednesday, and new accessibility teardowns on a Saturday. You can also find an index of all our board game reviews

Wingspan (2019)

Let me take a slightly different tack with this review of Wingspan than I would normally.  Let me do it as a story of first impressions and an extended meditation on the nature and value of theme.

We all know theme is an important element of a game – a good…

Scotland Yard (1983)

It occurred to me this morning that we hadn’t yet tackled a hidden movement game for Meeple Like Us.   Here we are, almost two hundred games done, and we’ve managed to miss this whole genre entirely.   Mea culpa.  Mea maxima culpa.   I will begin to make my penance by talking…

Clacks (2015)

In our review of Discworld: Ankh Morpork I wrote what is effectively a love letter to Terry Pratchett’s wonderfully warm and funny universe of magical misadventure and narrative causality.    More than that though, the review was a chance to reflect on what makes a satisfying theme and how there are…

6 Nimmt Review

6 Nimmt! (1994)

If you’re a regular reader of this site you may remember that we had a somewhat contrarian view on The Mind.  It’s a game that I still think of as mostly recruitment material for a weird and esoteric cult that will surely rise up and kill us all before too…