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What's a Meeple?

If you're new here, you're probably wondering what a "Meeple" is. Well, a meeple is traditionally this human-shaped token from the popular board game Carcassonne:

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According to popular opinion the term "meeple" comes from a combination of the words "my" and "people". Nowadays the term can refer generally to any token (usually person-shaped) that represents you, the player, during a board game. 

Now that you've been inducted into boardgame geekdom you can use this discount code at checkout as a symbol of your newfound enlightenment: IMAMEEPLE (good for $5 off your order of $75 or more).

In the context of We The Meeple, anyone that loves getting together with friends, making dinner, having a drink, and socializing is a meeple. I'm a Meeple, you're a Meeple; We The Meeple.