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NameRatingTeardownBGG Rank
7 Wonders3teardown45
7 Wonders: Duel4teardown14
Arboretum4teardown289
Arkham Horror: The Card Game4teardown19
Azul *4.5teardown37
Barenpark3.5teardown321
Biblios4teardown313
Billionaire Banshee3teardown4584
Blank *3.5teardown8898
Blood Bowl4.5teardown472
Carcassonne4.5teardown146
Cards Against Humanity (NSFW)2.5teardown2821
Catan3.5teardown317
Century: Eastern Wonders4teardown558
Century: Spice Road4.5teardown220
Chinatown5teardown381
Clank!4teardown60
Codenames3teardown56
Codenames Pictures3teardown242
Coloretto2.5teardown498
Colt Express3teardown334
Concept3teardown620
Concordia4.5teardown21
Cottage Garden3teardown674
Coup3.5teardown427
Cube Quest2.5teardown1380
CV3teardown982
Deception: Murder in Hong Kong4.5teardown163
Dixit4teardown212
Dobble3.5teardown940
Dominion4teardown74
Dropmix2.5teardown2055
Dungeon Petz2teardown155
Elder Sign2.5teardown489
Escape: The Curse of the Temple4teardown453
Ethnos3teardown225
Exit: The Game4.5teardown175
Exploding Kittens2.5teardown3740
Firefly3teardown294
Five Tribes4.5teardown54
Flamme Rouge4teardown226
Flash Point: Fire Rescue3.5teardown273
Fog of Love4teardown719
Forbidden Desert4teardown292
Forbidden Island3.5teardown628
Fresco4teardown266
Friday1.5teardown338
Funemployed4teardown1631
Fungi2.5teardown625
Galaxy Trucker3.5teardown144
Game of Thrones: the Card Game4teardown351
Ganz Schon Clever3.5teardown255
Hanabi1.5teardown311
Hanamikoji4.5teardown247
Hand of the King3teardown1302
Hey That Is My Fish2.5teardown721
High Society *3.5teardown681
Hive2teardown209
HMS Dolores2teardown3356
Ice Cool3.5teardown788
Imhotep4.5teardown364
Imperial Settlers4.5teardown148
Ingenious2.5teardown358
Innovation4.5teardown299
Iota3.5TBA3124
Iquazu *4teardown3403
Isle of Skye4teardown164
Jaipur4.5teardown114
Jamaica3.5teardown434
Karuba3.5teardown398
King of Tokyo4teardown253
Kingdom Builder3.5teardown480
Kingdomino3.5teardown195
Lanterns3.5teardown618
Last Will *3.5teardown365
Legend of Drizzt, The3.5teardown513
Lords of Vegas4teardown373
Lords of Waterdeep4teardown52
Lost Cities: The Board Game3teardown1016
Lotus3.5teardown1337
Love Letter2teardown233
Mafia de Cuba3.5teardown1369
Magic Maze2teardown356
Majesty2.6teardown736
Meeple Circus4teardown769
Memoir 444teardown115
Merchants and Marauders4teardown213
Modern Art4teardown215
Mr Jack Pocket3.5teardown657
Mysterium3.5teardown184
New York Slice4teardown1224
NMBR 93.5teardown762
Oh My Goods4teardown611
Once Upon a Time4.5teardown1379
One Deck Dungeon4teardown529
One Night Ultimate Werewolf4teardown312
One Zero One1.5teardown3513
Onitama4teardown196
Pandemic4teardown73
Paperback3teardown350
Patchwork4teardown61
Pathfinder Adventure Card Game3teardown324
Photosynthesis3.5teardown332
Pit Crew3.5teardown3431
Port Royal3teardown415
Potion Explosion3.5teardown404
Quadropolis4teardown275
Race for the Galaxy4teardown48
Red73.5teardown579
Resistance, The4teardown197
Rhino Hero3.5teardown654
Rhino Hero: Super Battle *4teardown798
Rock, Paper, Wizard3teardown2388
Roll Through The Ages: The Bronze Age2.5teardown609
Sagrada4teardown123
San Juan - Second Edition4teardown279
Santorini4teardown86
Schotten-Totten4teardown377
Scoundrels of Skullport4.5teardown
99999999
N/A
Scrabble5teardown1604
Seasons4teardown172
Sentinels of the Multiverse3.5teardown303
Sheriff of Nottingham4.5teardown276
Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective4teardown68
Skull3.5teardown403
Small World3.5teardown205
Splendor4teardown126
Spyfall3teardown468
Star Fluxx1.5teardown1816
Star Realms3.5teardown91
Star Trek: Frontiers4teardown741
Suburbia4.5teardown103
Super Motherload *4teardown501
Survive: Escape from Atlantis3.5teardown250
Sushi Go3teardown376
Takenoko4teardown227
Tales of the Arabian Nights4teardown354
Tash-Kalar *4teardown491
Telestrations4teardown229
Terraforming Mars *4teardown4
Terror in Meeple City3.5teardown695
The Fox in the Forest3teardown425
The Mind2teardown571
Through the Ages: A New Story of Civilization4teardown3
Ticket to Ride: Europe4teardown97
Tides of Madness3.5teardown1011
Tiny Epic Galaxies4teardown237
Tokaido3teardown464
Tsuro2.5teardown826
Twilight Struggle4teardown5
Unlock Escape Adventures3.5teardown
99999999
N/A
Village3.5teardown118
Villainous2.5teardown998
Welcome To3teardown228
Welcome to the Dungeon3.5teardown874
Wibbell++ *3.5teardown
99999999
N/A
X-Wing Miniatures Game4.5teardown71
XCOM3.5teardown552
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)

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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)

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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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