Mighty Meeples – At your LGS Now.
January 15, 2017

Last week I was at my local gaming store (LGS).  I’ve been buying a lot of Dice Masters (more on that in another blog).  That day, I just did not feel like buying any more.  I like to buy something each week to help keep the business running.  This week, I was looking for something different.  And I found it.  Mighty Meeples.

Meeples are small wooden tokens used in many board games.  They are now also available in various character licenses.  Might Meeples at this point is a combination of DC’s Justice League, Legion of Doom and Batman villains.  Its really a great place to start a new line.

Intrigued, I bought a pack.  3 dollars is not a lot spend on a random item.  I was initially disappointed in how small they were, being only an inch tall, however that was quickly replaced by the exuberance of discovering there were 3 of them in the package instead of the expected 1.  Yes, I could have read the package more carefully, but I was not wearing my glasses.  Yes, lets go with that.

I showed them off to everyone at the gaming store who would see them.  They were so cool.  So cool that before I left for the night I bought 2 more packs.  And the standard issue with blind bagged items appeared.  I got 2 of the same character.

But look at this assortment of characters: Bizarro, Catwoman, Cyborg, Flash, Firestorm, Green Lantern (Hal), Harley Quinn, Mr. Freeze.  Fantastic.  Sure, I missed the big names, but there is always next week…

(They also remind me of a kids sets of wooden figures which you stacked like above.  So it had to be done.)

For more on Meeples, may I suggest: Meeple Source

Erik "Superfriend" Skov
"Gathered together from the four corners of the universe." Oh, wait, that's the show, not me. Erik "SuperFriend" Skov never actually got to appear on the show, although he did watch it every week. Erik spent 6 years working for Hasbro in Pawtucket, RI before leaving for a job that paid more (Why else would a collector leave the company that was making Star Wars, Transformers, and while I was there Batman). I used to post all over the net. These days I tend to hang my hat at AFI.
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