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Extra Life TableTop Appreciation Weekend 2018!

Extra Life Tabletop Appreciation 2018

The first of Extra Life’s two annual events, the TableTop Appreciation Weekend, is coming up August 24th – 26th. We here at the Malted Meeple will once again be participating in our own unique way, with marathon gaming and amazing milkshakes! Our 2018 TableTop Appreciation event features a Swords & Sorcery theme. We will be hosting a 12 hour Dungeons & Dragons marathon, and for the first time a 12 hour Pathfinder marathon as well. As an added bonus, participants in either marathon will receive an exclusive Red Cloak Society boon which grants a companion for use in other role playing sessions here at the Meeple! The Dungeons & Dragons marathon will feature Sellswords, a mini campaign set in the Forgotten Realms. With war gathering…

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July Brewery Spotlight – Headtrip Brewery

July 2018 Headtrip Brewery Spotlight

You don’t have to travel far to find our Brewery Spotlight star for July, Headtrip Brewery. Located just down the road in Stow, OH, Headtrip calls itself a nano-brewery with some big ideas about their small space and its impact on community.  They keep a small, enthusiastic operation on track with a fresh brew list handcrafted by owners and brewers Nick Seagle and Tom Mitchell. Inspired by the Trailhead Brewery, where Nick and Tom first met and bonded, Headtrip occupies a cozy space with limited seating and none of the typical distractions of traditional bars like televisions because they want their patrons to talk to each other and get to know their neighbors. This commitment to community and quality is evident in their use of…

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July Milkshake Madness

Milkshake Flight

We celebrated Free RPG Day all month with our D&D themed shakes in June, but only one monster can rule them all! The Rust Monster couldn’t withstand the pressure and as hard as the Lich tried, it just couldn’t catch the elusive, shape-shifting Mimic! Try out this delicious (yet mysterious) shake as it takes its rightful place as our Milkshake of the Month for July. It’s retro crime-fighting at its finest for July’s Milkshake Madness challenge theme of Scooby Doo! Our staff created their own Detective Agency Teams to uncover the Secret to Deliciousness with their flavor offerings for July. Help us solve the mystery of which flavor is best! Take a trip in the Mint-stery Machine (Watermelon Mint) with your favorite pal Scooby Boo-nanas…

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June Brewery Spotlight – Brooklyn Brewery

Brooklyn Brewery Blog June 2018

Raise a pint to Brooklyn Brewery our Brewery of the Month for June! As their name suggests, they are based out of Brooklyn, NY, a community known for creativity, big ideas, and beer. This brewery is named after the Brooklyn Eagle newspaper in homage to the neighborhood co-founders Steve & Tom love, and partly to Steve’s prior career in war correspondence for the Associated Press. Their tasty concoctions include traditional lagers, experimental ales, and IPAs, and have been shared in their beloved NY borough for over 30 years. The Brooklyn Lager is an amber-gold lager beer in the “Vienna” style that was quite popular in the 1800s heyday of Brooklyn breweries when the neighborhood hosted more than 45 breweries, one of the largest brewing centers…

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June Publisher’s Spotlight – Cubicle 7

Cubicle 7 Publisher Spotlight

Our Publisher’s spotlight for June shines on Cubicle 7, a creative team out of United Kingdom that brought us June’s Game of the Month, Adventures in Middle Earth! Cubicle 7 has been crafting adventures for years, partnering with popular properties from Warhammer to Doctor Who, bringing us rich narratives and escapes from the mundane reality of our daily lives by pulling us into the magical worlds of Lovecraft, Steampunk, Timelords, and more! They are well known for The One Ring Roleplaying Game (another Middle-Earth adventure system), and recently brought Tolkien’s Middle-earth to the 5th Edition of Dungeons & Dragons with Adventures in Middle Earth. But they aren’t just a role-playing game publisher, you can press your luck in Dalek Dice, engage in family competition in…

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