Tag - Personal Stories

Whether it’s meeting new friends, overcoming shyness, or helping us grieve, tabletop games have a huge impact on our lives.

To celebrate the life-changing power of tabletop games, we’ve created “Gaming Life,” a series of articles that all have personal stories to tell, from Mysterium-based marriage proposals to “going goblin” in Dungeons & Dragons.

Want to share your story? We’d love to hear from you! Contact us at info@meeplemountain.com and tell us how tabletop games have changed your life. It might even appear on the site!

Suburbia: Collected Thoughts

Suburbia was released way back in 2012, a diamond in some fairly beige rough. How come it’s still so good? What is its legacy and impact? Where can it go next? These are collected thoughts on Suburbia, its three main...

Monopoly and Me

Sometimes affection for a game can run deeper than its objective quality, mechanics, and "gameplay." Even a game like Monopoly can hold a special place in both your heart and your history.

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How Board Games Helped Me Grieve

We’ve talked before about the powerful impact that board games can have on someone’s life. In this piece, one of our authors speaks about how they helped her through an incredibly difficult time.