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2018 Free RPG Day

Free RPG Day is just around the corner! This Saturday, June 16, 2018 we will be celebrating this gaming holiday in the best way – by playing RPGs and giving away swag! Do you want to score some free stuff? We will be raffling off a variety of Free RPG Day goodies! One winner will be chosen every hour, with additional Special drawings at 6pm, 8pm, and 10pm. There are several ways to get entered into the raffles: Show up! Coming in on Saturday automatically gets you one raffle ticket. Play an RPG! For each RPG you play during the day you get an additional raffle ticket. Run an RPG! If you run one of the RPG events we are hosting on Saturday you will get…

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June Game of the Month – Adventures in Middle Earth

June 2018 Game Of Month

Join us this month as we travel into the world of Tolkien with our Game of the Month, Adventures in Middle Earth from Cublicle 7. One of our favorite fantasy settings has been adapted so you can play with the Dungeons & Dragons 5th Edition role-playing rules system! Set in the aftermath of the Battle of Five Armies, Adventures in Middle Earth brings travelers of all realms together in search of glory and adventure while dark forces gather in the mountainous Orc-holds and deep in Mirkwood. Explore Middle-earth and defend hearth and kin from the rising threat of The Shadow. Consult the Players Guide for setting-specific rules to immerse yourself in the rich narrative with beautifully illustrated maps and create your characters from the 11…

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June Milkshake Madness

Milkshake Flight

The force was strong with May’s Milkshake Madness! Several iconic characters from the upcoming film, Solo: A Star Wars Story competed to become June’s Milkshake of the Month. The scoundrel, Han Rolo, couldn’t pilot enough parsecs to emerge victorious, nor could Lando Carameldrizzlian charm itself to a win. June’s winner and our favorite fuzzballl is the Chocolate Chip Wookiee. June is a month filled with sunshine, summer vacation, and Free RPG Day. On June 16th, we will be celebrating Free RPG Day by passing out cool swap and playing some of our favorite games, including Dungeons & Dragons. We are celebrating D&D all month long with an epic Dungeons & Dragons themed milkshake competition. This competition features a few of our favorite D&D monsters, including…

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May Brewer’s Spotlight – 21st Amendment

21st Amendment Logo

One of the things we are passionate about here at Ravenwood Castle and The Malted Meeple is craft beer. We pride ourselves on having an excellent assortment of craft beers for the enjoyment of our guests. In our monthly blog feature, the Brewer’s Spotlight, we raise our pints to the men and women who dedicate themselves to the brewing craft. This May we raise our pints to 21st Amendment Brewery, the brainchild of Nico Freccia and Shaun O’Sullivan. Based in San Francisco’s historic South Park neighborhood, the heart of the new city center, 21st Amendment Brewery blends old style community with innovative brewing in their popular brewpub. Founded in 2000, 21st Amendment is named in celebration of the Constitutional Amendment that lifted Prohibition, allowing small…

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May Publisher’s Spotlight – North Star Games

North Star Games Happy Planet

One of the things we like to do here at the Malted Meeple is give some extra attention to our favorite board game publishers and designers. In our monthly Publisher’s Spotlight we provide a bit of a background on the publisher, discuss a few of their games, and may even announce a visit to The Meeple by some of the publisher’s representatives! Editor’s Note: Astute readers of our blog may recall that we featured North Star Games as a Publisher Spotlight several years ago. Why did we decide that this evolving publisher would be the first we have featured for a second time? Read on to find out! The Malted Meeple is pleased to shine our Publisher’s Spotlight on North Star Games for the month of May! Founded…

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