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cafe, retail, store -

As 2020 said “Ha! Hold my beer!”  to our plans of opening a board game cafe this year, we had to improvise a little. But the good news is - we have a retail store and cant wait for you to see it!

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drafting, engine building, game night, mechanics -

For those that master the engine building mechanic, it seems almost magical. Have you recently played a game where your turn took 10 seconds or so with little result, and the next player spent nearly the same amount of time but ended their turn with a bounty! Watching someone turn a perfectly built engine almost seems like sleight-of-hand and is certainly impressive. Let’s pull back the curtain on this useful mechanic and learn about engine building.

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game night -

Every once in a while, a game comes along that I know is going to be a smash hit; a game that will win awards and introduce new players to the hobby. Silver was just such a game ... and yet, it wasn't. The first time I saw Silver was at Dice Tower Con 2019. Bezier Games was demoing the soon-to-be-released title without a lot of fanfare. I asked the demo-er about the game and he started to explain how cards start face down and you only get to see 2 of them at the start. Oh boy, a memory...

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Gen Con, online -

Amid the murder hornets and COVID-19, there are so many disappointments this year. I’m so happy to see some event hosts are bound and determined to make the most of difficult times. Gen Con is one of those events!

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drafting, mechanics -

As he pulls a game off a shelf, your friend says, “What’s your favorite mechanic?” And suddenly you have that ‘deer in headlights’ look, wondering what cars have to do with board games. Don’t worry - we got you covered. Let’s talk about board game mechanics. First stop - drafting.

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