What is a meeple?
Origin of the Meeple word
A meeple is a little wooden character representing the player in many modern board games.
Over time, the meeple has become the symbol of modern board games.
According to Wiktionary, the origin of the term “Meeple” is the following:
“Coined in November of 2000 by Alison Hansel during a game of Carcassonne when she fused "my" and "people" to describe the wooden figures each player uses in that game.
Meeples come in various shapes. Most have a human shape, but they may also sometimes be animals.
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Meeples on Happy Meeple
On Happy Meeple platform, meeples are used to represent players' experience and progress.
We also have bots with a shape of meeple.