Ep 14: A Conversation With Michael Heron From Meeple Like Us
In this episode, Michael and I confront the age-old question: how much of a podcast can be made up of tangents before the tangents become the subject of the podcast?
Also in this episode we talk about Meeple Like Us and issues of accessibility in board gaming, a bunch of random political things, our favorite games, gender representation, ethical choices in video games, the state of criticism and if it's okay for publishers to pay reviewers for reviews, and....Nazis?
It was a wild ride, but a tremendously fun discussion.
0:00 - Accessibility
3:40 - Controversial parts of Meeple Like Us
9:47 - Limitations of internet platforms like Reddit and Twitter
15:02 - Working with publishers on accessibility
26:24 - Gender representation/random hotbed political topics
54:36 - Some of our favorite games
1:02:44 - Criticism in board gaming and publishers paying for reviews
1:28:57 - Ethical choices within video games and board games
Music: Sailing The Solar Wind by Abstraction
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