Sunday, September 24, 2017

Game Events: Week of Sept. 24th - 30th

We don't just sell board games, we also provide tables and a library full of open board games, card games, and dice 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.

In addition this week we are having another Envoy New Game Event. These events provides you the opportunity to learn about and play a featured new game by an Envoy local gamer.


Board Game: Tzolk'in

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 store has a bright and cheery atmosphere perfect for an afternoon or evening of game play.  Our Games 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:



Open Game Play
Date: Weds. Sept 27th
Time: 6 pm
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.

Agricola
Mayfair Games
Deus
Asmodee

Deus

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Open Game Play
Date: Fri. Sept 29th
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.

Villages Of Valeria
Daily Magic Games

Tzolk'in
Czech Games Edition

Villages Of Valeria

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Envoy New Game Demo - Free Event
Date: Sat. Sept 30th
Time: Noon - 5:00 pm
Place: Off The Charts Games Store

Envoy Game Demo Events provide you the opportunity to see and play a newly released game or game expansion.

Unauthorized
Chara Games
Envoy's local gamer, Mike will be here to lead this demo session of Unauthorized, a social deduction-style game about life around the underground church. Players are assigned public role cards that give them a unique ability to influence the other players. A player's loyalty is determined by the experience cards they hold in their hand. As their cards change, their loyalty may shift. The object of the game is to influence a majority of players to join your side (state or church). The church players must also have at least one player not imprisoned.

This demo event is free, so come and have some fun!




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, and Cobble Hill.

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












Friday, September 22, 2017

Game Arrivals: Week of Sept. 18th - 23rd


A little of this and a little of that - lot's of restocks.
Here are the games that came in this week:


   New Game!
Hotshots
Fireside Games
From Fireside Games is Hotshots, the latest in their line of cooperative board games.  Hotshots is for 1 to 4 players and plays in about an hour.

You and your friends are crew of Hotshot fire fighters call to fight a raging forest fire. You will utilize your special abilities, good teamwork, and dice-rolling to contain and extinguish the fire to win the game.

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   New Game Expansion!
Splendor Cities of Splendor
Space Cowboys


Cities of Splendor is the first expansion to the base game Splendor, a set collection game with multiple layers of sets to collect, an easy rule set, quick but deep tactical game play and great components.














In the Cities of Splendor expansion you will discover these 4 new ways to play:

The Cities - New double-sided objective tiles that replace the Noble tiles. The requirements to obtaine combine points and/or development cards.  And you must satisfy one in order to win the game.





The Trading Posts - Adds to the engine-building aspect with the Route to the Orient board. Unlock special player powers on the board by collecting the appropriate development cards.





The Orient - Adds 30 Orient development cards that offer unique and unexpected abilities, such as copying the gem bonus of another development card or reserving a Noble tile (when you're not including The Cities option).





The Strongholds - Speed up ;your development by building strongholds and by limiting your opponent's progresses.






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   New Game Expansion!
Sheriff Of Nottingham
Merry Men
Arcane Wonders
Sheriff Of Nottingham: Merry Men is an expansion to the base game Sheriff Of Nottingham, an exciting card game of bluffing, bribery and smuggling.

The Merry Men expansion is modular in nature, allowing players to add some, or all of the extra content to their games of Sheriff Of Nottingham. Modules include: Laws, Special Orders, Black Market, Merry Men, and a 6th Player expansion.







Watch this GenCon preview video for a peek at the Merry Men expansion.


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  Restock




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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.

Sunday, September 17, 2017

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

We don't just sell board games, we also provide tables and a library full of open board games, card games, and dice 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 store has a bright and cheery atmosphere perfect for an afternoon or evening of game play. Our Games Library has a wide variety of games available for play while you are here. It's free and it's fun!

Come meet local game demonstrator Mike.


In addition this week we are having another Envoy New Game Demo Event. These events provides you the opportunity to learn about and play a featured new game by an Envoy local gamer.
















Here is this week's schedule:




Open Game Play
Date: Weds. Sept 20th
Time: 6 pm
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.

Takenoko
Asmodee
Isle Of Skye
Mayfair Games

Takenoko
Isle Of Skye


Weds. New Game Demo Splash  (6:30 pm - 9:30 pm)

New Game Splash Events provides you the opportunity to see and play a newly released game.  Tonight we have 2 games featured:

Wasteland Express
Delivery Service

Pandasaurus Games
Mike will be here to demo Wasteland Express Delivery Service.





Take on the role of the half-insane drivers for the last delivery company left of earth: the Wasteland Express Delivery Service. In order to scratch out a living in this deranged universe, drivers will deliver goods and guns between the handful of settlements pockmarked throughout the hellscape that you call home and take on missions from the handful of factions still trying to hold onto the last dregs of civilization.


Battlestations 2nd Edition
Gorilla Games
Devin will be here to demo Battlestations 2nd Edition.


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Battlestations is an asymmetric game where all but one player will work together to solve the mission while the one player controls the enemy. This multi-map game simulates a starship with players moving around and taking action on board the starship while simultaneously the starship is on another board moving through space. It is also a roleplaying game in which your characters grow throughout campaigns, picking up experience points, upgrades, and new abilities.

This sessions are free, so come and have so fun.




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Open Game Play
Date: Fri. Sept. 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.

Castles Of Burgundy
The Card Game


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, and Cobble Hill.

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