Saturday, February 28, 2015

Game Arrivals: Week of Feb. 22nd - 25th


Come in and check out this week's game arrivals.  Here's a look at the arriving games:


New in from Asmodee is Colt Express, a family game about robbing a train.
It is 1899 and the Union Pacific Express is headed to the Nice Valley Coal Company to deliver their payroll and 47 passengers. Suddenly the train is attacked by thievin’ bandits! Will the outlaws keep their cool or will Marshal Samuel Ford save the day and prevent the robbery?
Colt Express
Asmodee

In Colt Express players are outlaws robbing a train vying for the most loot. Each outlaw will have a special ability. Throughout the game players will preprogram their moves.  The outlaws will move from car-to-car, from inside a car to it's roof, and from roof-to-roof as well as shoot and punch each other in their attempts to steal the most loot off the train. In addition the outlaws must try and avoid Marshal Ford.

After 5 rounds the baddest outlaw is the player with the most loot.








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New in from Asmadi is Red7, a quick and easy to learn card game that plays in five minutes. The rules of Red7 are simple: Highest card wins!
Red7
Asmadi Games
Red7 consists of a deck of 49 cards, numbered 1-7, in each of 7 rainbow colors. Each suit of color will have a specific rule; Red: highest card,. Orange: cards of 1 number, Yellow: cards of 1 color, Green: most even cards, and so on down the color spectrum.

To begin a round, each player will receive a 7 card hand, and one card face up in front of them. The face up cards begin each player's palette. The top card of the discard pile determines what the current rule is.  A 7 is always higher than a 6, but when comparing two 6's, a Red 6 is higher than an Orange 6.
Players will play cards from their hand to their palette and/or discard pile trying to beat the previous player's play.  If you cannot make a play that beats the previous player you are eliminated from the round. 

Play continues until there is only 1 player left. The winning player takes the cards from their palette that made up the winning play and sets them aside as this is their score.  The next round will now exclude these cards.  Rounds continue in this manner until a player has accumulated the predetermined winning points.


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Also new in is One Night Ultimate Werewolf Daybreak, the latest edition to B├ęzier Games' One Night Ultimate Werewolf.


One Night Ultimate Werewolf Daybreak is a fast card game for 3-7 players in which everyone gets a hidden role, each with a special ability. (No plain "villagers" here!)
In the course of a single morning, your village will decide who among them is a werewolf . . . because all it takes is finding one werewolf to win!
Daybreak includes 11 new roles. It can be played as a stand-alone game or combined with the original One Night Ultimate Werewolf; when combined, you can have up to 10 players in a single game.


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Just in from White Wizard Games is Star Realms: Crisis the 1st expansion to the base game Star Realms, a 2-player deck-building card game. Star Realms is a spaceship combat 2-player deck-building card game. You will play powerful ships, destroy enemy bases and blast your opponent directly on your way to victory!

Adding to the fun are these 4 expansion packs that make up the Crisis Expansion, each sold separately.

Star Realms Crisis
Bases & Battleships
White Wizard Games
Star Realms Crisis
Events
White Wizard Games

Star Realms Crisis
Fleets & Fortesses
White Wizard Games
Star Realms Crisis
Heroes
White Wizard Games

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Come and visit us at 30 NW 2nd Street in Historic Downtown Gresham. We have a full range of family games, strategy games, Euro-style games, war games, card games, dice games and more. Also for the puzzle enthusiasts we carry quality puzzles from Ravensburger, White Mountain, and Cobble Hill.

We proudly serve Gresham and the greater Portland and Vancouver.






Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Game Events: Week of Feb. 22nd - 28th

Not only do we sell board games, we also provide tables and a library full of open games for you to come in and play.  The tables are open during store hours as well as during our Weds and Friday evening Open Game Play Nights.



Come and join in on the fun as it's a great way to meet other game enthusiasts and to try out some games. Our Game Library has a wide variety of games available for play while you are here.  It's free and it's fun!


Here is this week's schedule:

Date: Weds. Feb. 25th
Time: 6 pm
Place: Off The Charts Games Store 


Weds. Suggested Games
To learn more about each featured board game click on the game name below it's picture.

Takenoko
Asmodee
Fresco
Queen Games




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Date: Fri Feb. 27th
Time: 6 pm
Place: Off The Charts Games Store

Fri. Suggested Games
To learn more about each featured board game click on the game name below it's picture.

Black Fleet
Space Cowboys
Rococo
Eagle/Griffin Games



No experience is necessary! We are happy to teach you the rules and get you started.



Come Play ~ ~ It's Free ~ It's Fun!



Come and visit us at 30 NW 2nd Street in Historic Downtown GreshamWe have a full range of family games, strategy games, Euro-style games, war games, card games, dice games and more. Also for the puzzle enthusiasts we carry quality puzzles from Ravensburger, White Mountain, Cobble Hill, and Dowdle.

We proudly serve Gresham and the greater Portland and Vancouver area.


Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Game Events: Week of Feb. 15th - 21st

Not only do we sell board games, we also provide tables and a library full of open games for you to come in and play.  The tables are open during store hours as well as during our Weds and Friday evening Open Game Play Nights.









Come and join in on the fun as it's a great way to meet other game enthusiasts and to try out some games. Our Game Library has a wide variety of games available for play while you are here.  It's free and it's fun!


Here is this week's schedule:


Date: Weds. Feb. 18th
Time: 6 pm
Place: Off The Charts Games Store

Weds. Suggested Games
To learn more about each featured board game click on the game name below it's picture.

Seasons
Asmodee
Alien Frontiers
Clever Mojo



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Date: Fri Feb. 20th
Time: 6 pm
Place: Off The Charts Games Store

Fri. Suggested Games
To learn more about each featured board game click on the game name below it's picture.

Sanssouci
Ravensburger
Village
Tasty Minstrel Games



No experience is necessary! We are happy to teach you the rules and get you started.



Come Play ~ ~ It's Free ~ It's Fun!



Come and visit us at 30 NW 2nd Street in Historic Downtown GreshamWe have a full range of family games, strategy games, Euro-style games, war games, card games, dice games and more. Also for the puzzle enthusiasts we carry quality puzzles from Ravensburger, White Mountain, Cobble Hill, and Dowdle.

We proudly serve Gresham and the greater Portland and Vancouver area.