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Meeple-Mug-GuyOur Mission

It is our mission here at the Malted Meeple to provide a great place – and a great way – to spend quality time with friends and family.

Join us and enjoy the finest board games, craft beers and hand crafted milk shakes.

Our Origin

The Malted Meeple traces its origins to the Raven’s Roost Pub at Ravenwood Castle, a country inn in Ohio’s Hocking Hills region.

Owned and operated by long time gamers, Ravenwood Castle boasts a unique setting, an ever growing library of games and two annual gaming conventions – making it the discriminating gamer’s destination of choice!

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What’s a Meeple?

The word “Meeple” was coined in 2000 during a game of Carcassone, to describe the now iconic wooden game pieces.

Believed to be a combination of “my” and “people”, the term is now commonly used to refer to person-shaped tokens in many board games.

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