Broken Geek Chat - Justice League

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So the Justice League movie is finally upon us and it's had its fair share of scary re-shoots and issues during its filming schedule. However we've all wanted to see the Justice League on the big screen so despite what critics may have said, I wanted to see it and enjoy myself.

Well it does have problems. . . . . but it has one focal strong point that makes it a fun movie to watch. Find out more in my Geek Chat review - first half is non-spoiler, the second half has spoilers, but don't worry I'll give you plenty of warning!



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Broken Meeple Videos - Mysterium: Secrets & Lies Review

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Mysterium: Secrets & Lies consists of six new characters, six new locations, six new items, and 18 story cards. This latter group of cards can replace the object cards in the game, with each card representing one way in which the ghost died. Now instead of trying to get each investigator to identify an object — a singular item that wouldn't have much nuance to it — the ghost must instead use the dream cards to convey the story of their demise, something far more challenging.

More of the same is always good, but how do the new story cards change up the game? Are they a waste of time or an auto-include from this day forth?



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Broken Meeple Videos - Downforce Review

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Indulgence was a good start from Restoration Games, how does their racing game hold up? It's got some pedigree behind it and I've heard good things from the Dice Tower crew. But Formula 1 is such a boring style of racing - can it really win me over?

(Note: - that's just me, if you love F1, go you!!)



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Broken Meeple Videos - Indulgence Review

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Restoration Games is a publisher that is resurrecting old long forgotten games and giving them a facelift. Sounds like a cool idea - so how does their first fare Indulgence measure up? Especially when I realise I don't own any trick taking games. . . .




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Broken Meeple Top Ten - 2 Player Games

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On behalf of a viewer, this is the next Top Ten on my list and to be fair I've been meaning to do this one for quite a while. I live alone and don't get two player games to the table that often, but there are some fantastic games that only cater for 2 players and I feel I'm missing out! Oh for the future significant other who enjoys board games! And here are my 10 favourites!



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Broken Meeple Videos - Legend Of The Five Rings Core Set Review

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Fantasy Flight Games have rekindled an old AEG flame by bringing us back Legend of the Five Rings in an LCG format. Aside from beautiful artwork, does this game have enough to stand up to the other LCG greats out there? And will they ever turn over a new leaf and include more value in their core sets? Hear my perspective from a 1 x Core Set and 3 x Core Set view.



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Broken Geek Chat - Thor: Ragnarok

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I've waited all year for this and Justice League to come out. JL will have to wait for another couple of weeks, but Thor Ragnarok is here in all its retro stylistic glory. Was it worth the anticipation?




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Broken Meeple Videos - Le Havre (Mayfair 2017) Review

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Note: - this review was recorded under the old format - unfortunately it was delayed in getting uploaded. Le Havre barely missed my Top 100, literally #101. So I still really like it, but it has issues as well that get in the way of me playing it more often then I would love. Find out why in this review!



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Broken Meeple Videos - Sheriff of Nottingham: Merry Men Review

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One of the best social deduction games ever made finally gets an expansion. And boy it's a doozy! Watch the review to find out what all the new modules do and how they change up the great Sheriff of Nottingham!



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Season 2 Episode 20 - Essen (And Women)

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Just in time for all of you travelling to Essen 2017 where sadly I cannot join you. But rest assured I'll be there for Essen 2018 - I already have the hotel booked to prove it. Today I give my Top 10 Anticipated Games from Essen, but there's a couple of bonus segments as well.

Firstly I give my first impressions of Lisboa, the popular Vital Lacerda game - how did my first game go and what impact has it had?

Also in light of the recent controversy over the abuse that women are getting within the board gaming industry, I felt it was time to give me own little rant on the subject for the good of equal opportunities.

01:50 - Introduction
08:00 - Lisboa First Impressions
16:48 - Women In The Board Gaming World
21:40 - Top Ten Anticipated Essen Releases (A UK Perspective)



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