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NameRatingTeardownBGG Rank
7 Wonders3teardown45
7 Wonders: Duel4teardown14
Arboretum4teardown291
Arkham Horror: The Card Game4teardown18
Azul *4.5teardown37
Barenpark3.5teardown323
Biblios4teardown312
Billionaire Banshee3teardown4597
Blank *3.5teardown8952
Blood Bowl4.5teardown473
Carcassonne4.5teardown146
Cards Against Humanity (NSFW)2.5teardown2816
Catan3.5teardown317
Century: Eastern Wonders4teardown564
Century: Spice Road4.5teardown219
Chinatown5teardown381
Clank!4teardown60
Codenames3teardown56
Codenames Pictures3teardown241
Coloretto2.5teardown497
Colt Express3teardown333
Concept3teardown619
Concordia4.5teardown21
Cottage Garden3teardown675
Coup3.5teardown422
Cube Quest2.5teardown1382
CV3teardown981
Deception: Murder in Hong Kong4.5teardown160
Dixit4teardown211
Dobble3.5teardown937
Dominion4teardown75
Dropmix2.5teardown2054
Dungeon Petz2teardown155
Elder Sign2.5teardown488
Escape: The Curse of the Temple4teardown453
Ethnos3teardown225
Exit: The Game4.5teardown175
Exploding Kittens2.5teardown3743
Firefly3teardown293
Five Tribes4.5teardown54
Flamme Rouge4teardown227
Flash Point: Fire Rescue3.5teardown272
Fog of Love4teardown722
Forbidden Desert4teardown292
Forbidden Island3.5teardown627
Fresco4teardown265
Friday1.5teardown338
Funemployed4teardown1626
Fungi2.5teardown625
Galaxy Trucker3.5teardown144
Game of Thrones: the Card Game4teardown349
Ganz Schon Clever3.5teardown255
Hanabi1.5teardown310
Hanamikoji4.5teardown247
Hand of the King3teardown1301
Hey That Is My Fish2.5teardown721
High Society *3.5teardown680
Hive2teardown209
HMS Dolores2teardown3344
Ice Cool3.5teardown787
Imhotep4.5teardown364
Imperial Settlers4.5teardown147
Ingenious2.5teardown357
Innovation4.5teardown299
Iquazu *4teardown3387
Isle of Skye4teardown163
Jaipur4.5teardown114
Jamaica3.5teardown434
Karuba3.5teardown398
King of Tokyo4teardown253
Kingdom Builder3.5teardown481
Kingdomino3.5teardown195
Lanterns3.5teardown618
Last Will *3.5teardown365
Legend of Drizzt, The3.5teardown512
Lords of Vegas4teardown374
Lords of Waterdeep4teardown52
Lost Cities: The Board Game3teardown1013
Lotus3.5teardown1333
Love Letter2teardown233
Mafia de Cuba3.5teardown1368
Magic Maze2teardown355
Majesty2.6teardown736
Meeple Circus4teardown773
Memoir 444teardown115
Merchants and Marauders4teardown214
Modern Art4teardown215
Mr Jack Pocket3.5teardown657
Mysterium3.5teardown183
New York Slice4teardown1222
NMBR 93.5teardown762
Oh My Goods4teardown611
Once Upon a Time4.5teardown1377
One Deck Dungeon4teardown527
One Night Ultimate Werewolf4teardown311
One Zero One1.5teardown3512
Onitama4teardown196
Pandemic4teardown74
Paperback3teardown351
Patchwork4teardown61
Pathfinder Adventure Card Game3teardown321
Photosynthesis3.5teardown332
Pit Crew3.5teardown3421
Port Royal3teardown415
Potion Explosion3.5teardown403
Quadropolis4teardown274
Race for the Galaxy4teardown48
Red73.5teardown579
Resistance, The4teardown197
Rhino Hero3.5teardown650
Rhino Hero: Super Battle *4teardown798
Rock, Paper, Wizard3teardown2386
Roll Through The Ages: The Bronze Age2.5teardown610
Sagrada4teardown123
San Juan - Second Edition4teardown280
Santorini4teardown86
Schotten-Totten4teardown378
Scoundrels of Skullport4.5teardown
99999999
N/A
Scrabble5teardown1603
Seasons4teardown174
Sentinels of the Multiverse3.5teardown303
Sheriff of Nottingham4.5teardown276
Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective4teardown68
Skull3.5teardown404
Small World3.5teardown204
Splendor4teardown126
Spyfall3teardown466
Star Fluxx1.5teardown1815
Star Realms3.5teardown90
Star Trek: Frontiers4teardown742
Suburbia4.5teardown103
Super Motherload *4teardown502
Survive: Escape from Atlantis3.5teardown250
Sushi Go3teardown376
Takenoko4teardown226
Tales of the Arabian Nights4teardown353
Tash-Kalar *4teardown490
Telestrations4teardown228
Terraforming Mars *4teardown4
Terror in Meeple City3.5teardown696
The Fox in the Forest3teardown426
The Mind2teardown571
Through the Ages: A New Story of Civilization4teardown3
Ticket to Ride: Europe4teardown97
Tides of Madness3.5teardown1007
Tiny Epic Galaxies4teardown237
Tokaido3teardown463
Tsuro2.5teardown825
Twilight Struggle4teardown5
Unlock Escape Adventures3.5teardown
99999999
N/A
Village3.5teardown118
Villainous2.5teardown1002
Welcome To3teardown229
Welcome to the Dungeon3.5teardown874
Wibbell++ *3.5teardown
99999999
N/A
X-Wing Miniatures Game4.5teardown71
XCOM3.5teardown551
Yamatai3.5teardown531

Editorials

  • 180 Days Later… (editorial)
  • Acquisitions & Consumption – You’re Welcome in this Hobby (editorial)
  • A Year of Meeple Centred Design – Talking about You and Me and the Games People Play (editorial)
  • Board Games and Social Isolation (editorial)
  • Busting the myths around Sociological Accessibility (editorial)
  • Dealing with the Inaccessibilities of a Luxury Hobby (editorial)
  • Global Accessibility Awareness Day 2017 (editorial)
  • How Do We Make Accessibility Sexier (editorial)
  • I’m A Fraud – The Signed Confessions of Michael Heron (editorial)
  • Mindful Jargon (editorial)
  • Some Honest Reflections on Patreon (editorial)
  • The Accessibility of House Rules (editorial)
  • The Terrible Twos – the Second Anniversary of Meeple Like Us (editorial)
  • Universal Inaccessibility in Board Games (editorial)

Academia

  • Meeple Centred Design: A Heuristic Toolkit for Evaluating the Accessibility of Tabletop Games (blog post | academic paper)
  • Eighteen Months of Meeple Like Us: An Exploration into the State of Board Game Accessibility (blog post | academic paper)
  • Adventures in the World of Board Game Accessibility Seminar (video)
  • Axschat with Michael (video)

Special Features

Accessibility in Action

Books, Movies and Documentaries

  • Haynes Tabletop Gaming Manual (review)
  • It’s All A Game (review)
  • Monopolists – Obsession, fury, and the scandal behind the world’s favorite board game (review)
  • Under the Boardwalk (review)

Actually, it’s about ethics in board game reviews

The New Boardgame Journalism

  • Bloom’s Taxonomy of Board Game Reviews (editorial)
  • Game Criticism and the Myth of the Objective Review (editorial)
  • New Boardgame Journalism – with apologies to Kieron Gillen (editorial)
  • New Game Journalism Reader (special feature)
  • Reviewer Isolationism in the Hobbyist Media Landscape (editorial)
  • In Defence of Board Game Review Scores (editorial)

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