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Mint Works (2017)

The thing that I like about mint tin games is that they tend to pack a lot of ambition into those tiny containers.   As gimmicky as the whole concept is, I’ve been impressed over the years by a number of the titles that have sought to miniaturise complex components into…

The fun of inaccessibility

The Fun of Inaccessibility

There’s an awkward secret at the heart of the quest for game accessibility.  Well, I guess it’s not a secret so much as an uncomfortable truth that we don’t talk about a lot.   It’s pretty much unique to this field of accessibility work – there are no real parallels in…

Happy Third Birthday to Us

Happy Third Birthday to Us

Three years.   Three years.  Three.  Years.That’s how long Meeple Like Us has now been running – it’s our birthday today, you see.  As such one of our Patreon funded special features of the month is going to be a look back on 2018/2019 to see where we are in comparison…

Kamisado (2008)

Kamisado is the game you’d get if a military R&D department cross-bred Chess and Curling with the intention of weaponising the Stroop effect.   It’s a marvelously simple game of moving pieces with the sole intention of getting one of your chunky ‘dragon towers’ onto your opponent’s front lawn.   You pick…