Sunday, November 17, 2019

Game Events: Week of Nov. 17th - 23rd

Come and join in on the fun at our weekly Weds and Friday Board Game Nights. It's a great way to meet other game enthusiasts and to try out some games. Our store has a bright and cheery atmosphere perfect for an afternoon or evening of game play.

Board Game: Bunny Kingdom



Our Games Library has a wide variety of games available for play while you are here. It's free and it's fun!  No experience is necessary. We are happy to teach you the rules and get you started.  Choose from our library of games or bring in your own games to play.



Here is this week's schedule:



Board Game Night
Date: Weds. Nov. 20th
Place: Off The Charts Games Store

Weds. Suggested Games To Try

Here are 2 suggested game picks from our Games Library for you to try. One is aimed at those who want a light strategy game and the other is aimed at those who would like a more challenging strategy game. No experience is necessary! We are happy to teach you the rules and get you started.
To learn more about each suggested board game click on the game name below it's picture.

ArtSee
Bunny Kingdom

ArtSee


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Board Game Night
Date: Fri. Nov. 22nd
Time: 6 pm
Place: Off The Charts Games Store

Fri. Suggested Games To Try


Here are 2 suggested game picks from our Games Library for you to try. One is aimed at those who want a light strategy game and the other is aimed at those who would like a more challenging strategy game. No experience is necessary! We are happy to teach you the rules and get you started.
To learn more about each suggested board game click on the game name below it's picture.


Ishtar
Tzolk'in
Tzolk'in



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 jigsaw puzzles from Ravensburger, Pomegranate, White Mountain, and Cobble Hill.

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




Game Arrivals Week Ending Nov.16th



Catching up on recent game arrivals - here's a peek at the new games that recently hit the shelves as well as some games that have been missing in action for a period of time:


Azul
Summer Pavilion
Next Move Games
Azul: Summer Pavilion is the third in the series of abstract games from game designer Michael Kiesling (Azul and Azul: Stained Glass Of Sintra).
Azul - Summer Pavilion
In Azul: Summer Pavilion, two to four players return to Portugal to accomplish the task that never began.  As a master artisan, you must use the finest materials to create the Summer Pavilion while carefully avoiding wasting supplies.  Only the best will rise to the challenge to honor the Portuguese royal family.  During the course of the game you will pick the tiles of a matching color and one Joker tile.  Place the exact number of tiles needed on your player remembering to use the Joker tile.  Only clever placement of your tiles will yield the most in points and bonuses.


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Circadians
First Light
Renegade Games - Garphill Games

New in is Circadians: First Light,a one to four player game by game designer Sam MacDonald who co-designed Architects of the West Kingdom and Paladins of the West Kingdom.

publisher description
The aim of Circadians: First Light is to lead a team of researchers on the planet of Ryh. Players need to manage their crew (dice) to visit various parts of the planet for trade, farming, construction and research. Players score points for negotiating with the locals, harvesting resources for the depository, upgrading their research base, exploring the planet, and collecting gems. The game is played over eight rounds. At the end of the final round, the player with the most points wins.
Circadians First Light
With engine building and card combos as well as unique resource harvesting there are multiple paths to victory. Additionally Circadians: First Light includes an intuitive solo mode with 4 different difficulty levels.




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Catan Starfarers
Catan Studio
Brought back to life after being gone for a long time, Catan Starfarers has been completely revised and reissued.  Catan Starfarers is a stand-alone game for three to four players and contains atmospheric illustrations, refined rules, redesigned game components, and an exciting variable game board.

Catan Starfarers

Discover the universe!  It is the middle of the 3rd millennium.  you and your fellow Catanians travel in spaceships to distant planetary systems in search of more resources.  Along the way you befriend alien civilizations who might become valued trading partners. 
Increase your resource production to build new transport ships and spaceports.  Equip yourself against the lurking danger of space pirates.  Many exciting encounters await you.

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The Taverns of Tiefenthal
North Star Games
New from North Star Games is The Taverns of Tiefenthal by Wolfgang Warsch who also designed The Quacks of Quedlinburg

Publisher description
In The Taverns of Tiefenthal, players assume the role of tavern owners who are vying to have the most successful tavern in town.  You need to attract wealthy customers and use their money to expand and improve your tavern.  Do you expand your seating capacity, or the size of your beer cellar?  Hire new staff perhaps?  With the right improvements, you will attract nobles, ensuring your tavern is the talk of the town.The Taverns of Tiefenthal combines dice placement with deck building to create a challenging game for two to four players.  Additionally, included are four expansions to expand the game offering lots of replayability.

Watch this video by Watch It Played to learn more




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Clank! In Space
Cyber Station 11
Renegade Games
Clank! In Space: Cyber Station 11 is the second expansion for the base game Clank! In Space.

Publisher description
Eager to prove her worth to Lord Eradikus, Commander Preon has built a research station on the edge of civilized space. There, she's developing strange and powerful cyberware -- and using all the best of it to augment her own half- mechanical body.

Skulk  around an all-new game board! Install Cyberware for abilities that last the whole game.  And, Evade Commander Preon using her own Executive Escape Pods.

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Targi
Kosmos
 Targi is another great 2-player game that is back after a long absence.
A Targi is a male member of the Tuareg people, who live in the Sahara desert.  As tribe leaders, you are in competiotion to build the most prosperous tribe.  To do this, you must trade goods from near and far in order to earn gold and advantages, to ultimately expand your tribes.

In the game, the desert is a 5x5 grid of cards.  ou place  your Targi figures on the cards that border the desert, and carry out the actions of those cards as well as the cards at the desert crossroads between them.  If you don't o to the trader, ou won't be able to trade - or even worse, your  opponent will.  Or maybe a caravan will bring the goods you desire.  The desert is a dangerous place, with robbers and rival tribes all vying for the same resources.  There are many choices to consider, and the shifting desert sands bring a different set of choices each round.  You can win only i you plan shrewdly and always keep some gold in your pocket.


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Restocks



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Continue to check in for the latest in board 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, Pomegranate, White Mountain, and Cobble Hill.

We proudly serve Gresham and the greater Portland and Vancouver. 

Saturday, November 16, 2019

Christmas Puzzles Have Arrived



This year's Christmas jigsaw puzzles are here and we are well stocked!

Choose from the product lines of Ravensburger, Cobble Hill, Dowdle, and White Mountain.






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Continue to check in for the latest in board 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, Pomegranate, White Mountain, and Cobble Hill.

We proudly serve Gresham and the greater Portland and Vancouver.