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Meeple Like Us is a board game review blog. We focus on tearing down games from the perspective of physical, visual, cognitive and socioeconomic accessibility.

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Tags: accessibility, boardgames, boardgaming, inclusion, tabletop

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Latest Blog Posts for Meeple Like Us

  • Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective (1981) – Accessibility Teardown
    on Dec 10, 2016 in Accessibility Teardown
    Context of DocumentThis is not a review of this game. You will find the review linked in the introduction.Meeple Like Us is engaged in mapping out the accessibility landscape of tabletop games. Teardowns like this are data points. Games are not neces...
  • Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective (1981)
    on Dec 7, 2016 in Review
  • Blood Bowl (2016) – Accessibility Teardown
    on Dec 3, 2016 in Accessibility Teardown
    It won’t be a surprise from our enthusiastic review that Blood Bowl is a game we heartily recommend. You’d get some very odd looks if you tried to convince anyone it was a storytelling game but years after the fact there are still matches I can...
  • Flash Point: Fire Rescue (2011) – Accessibility Teardown
    on Sep 3, 2016 in Accessibility Teardown
    Flash Point: Fire Rescue at its best crackles with energy. Every turn is full of tension. A roll of the dice can be the difference between a cake-walk and the fiery incineration of all your hopes and dreams. At its worst, it can be the most pedes...
  • Flash Point: Fire Rescue (2011)
    on Aug 31, 2016 in Review
    If you ever saw the Doctor Who episode ‘The Empty Child’, you’d be forgiven for finding the cover of Flash Point just a little bit creepy. Flash Point is not a Matt Leacock game, but it definitely seems to have been spliced together from some o...
  • Merchants and Marauders (2010) – Accessibility teardown
    on Aug 27, 2016 in Accessibility Teardown
    Version Reviewed English second edition Introduction Drink up, me hearties.  Now It’s time to raid the Merchants and Marauders box, sinking our swords deep into its belly to see if accessibility pours out.  For all its finicky rules and reams of...
  • Merchants and Marauders (2010)
    on Aug 24, 2016 in Review
    I used to have this hanging on the wall of my horrible, depressing office in what was then known as Edinburgh’s Telford College. I was working there, in a job that almost drove me to the verge of a nervous breakdown, hating almost every minute of i...
  • Dominion (2008) – Accessibility Teardown
    on Aug 20, 2016 in Accessibility Teardown
    Version Reviewed English second edition`(maybe?  My copy has ‘made in the USA’ on the cover, but I can’t actually see that version on BGG). Introduction Dominion is the grand-daddy of all deck-builders – a veritable colossus of t...
  • Dominion (2008)
    on Aug 17, 2016 in Review
    You can find our accessibility teardown here. I would forgive you for thinking that this is an entirely unnecessary review.  Does anyone that is likely to read this blog need me to tell them what I think about Dominion?   Probably not.  Is there...
  • 5 Easy Ways You Can Make Board Games More Accessible Right Now
    on Aug 14, 2016 in Guest Post
    The following post is a guest contribution from Brandon Rollins, who is launching his Kickstarter for War Co. today.   The thoughts and opinions expressed are those of the writer and not those of Meeple Like Us.    You can find our initial impres...
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