Sunday, April 28, 2013

Game Events: Week of Apr 31st - May 6th


Come and join in on the fun at this week's Game Events. It's a great way to meet other board game enthusiasts and it's free and fun! Here is this week's schedule:


Date: Weds. May 1st
Time: 6 pm
Place: Off The Charts Games Store


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

Sunrise City
Clever Mojo
Trajan
Huch & Friends

You can get a game overview of Trajan from this video



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Date: Weds. May 3rd
Time: 6 pm
Place: Off The Charts Games Store


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



Finca
Rio Grande Games

Edo
Queen Games

No experience is necessary! We are happy to teach you the rules and get you started.
Also, while you are here any of the games in our Store Demo Game Library are available for play.



Come Play ~ ~ It's Free ~ It's Fun!


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, TDC, White Mountain, and Cobble Hill.

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


Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Game Arrivals: April 21st - 27th


This week's arrivals include a couple more new  board games.


For Catan fans Mayfair Games has just released a 4th big box expansion, Catan: Explorers & Pirates.  

Catan Explorers & Pirates
Mayfair Games
Add to your base game of Settlers of Catan game with Catan: Explorers & Pirates, a flexible set of 5 intriguing scenarios and 3 missions.  Each scenario builds on each other leading up to the final all-inclusive scenario.

Explore and trade with ships designed to carry settlers, cargo or adventurers.  Settle new lands, battle pirates, acquire spices and locate the grand banks of Catanian fish!
  • Land-Ho! Explore the seas of Catan and discover two new islands to expand your settlements.  Once you've discovered an island, you must use ships to ferry settlers from one island to another and colonize distant lands.
  • Pirate Lairs! Pirates prowl the seas along with your trading vessels.  Play tribute to the pirates or drive them off.  Then find and capture their lairs to earn gold and Victory Points.
  • Fish For Catan! The people of Catan are short of food.  These are deep water fish thought, so first you must find their shoals before you catch them.  The Council of Catan will reward players with Victory Points for returning fish to the island, as well as for capturing pirate lairs. Just watch out for roaming pirates, not only will they demand gold for tribute, they might get to the fish before you do!
  • Spices For Catan! The Council of Catan wants you to find fish and spices for the people of Catan.  As before, they reward the most industrious merchant captains with Victory Points.  Obtaining spice will require you to become friends with the mysterious inhabitants of the Spice Islands but in return they will not only trade you spices but teach you their knowledge of sailing or even pirate fighting techniques.
  • Explores & Pirates! This lengthy and challenging scenario brings everything from the previous scenarios together. Explore new lands, capture pirate lairs, find fish and befriend the inhabitants of the spice isles.
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Spartacus
Gale Force Nine
Also new in to the store is Spartacus: A Game of Blood and Treachery from Gale Force Nine and inspired by the hit STARZ Original series.  
A fast paced board game set in Ancient Rome.  The game includes backstabbing schemes, fierce bidding and bloody gladiatorial combat! Mastermind schemes and undermine your rivals with cards from your hand.  Betrayal and treachery are your weapons of choice.  Gold greases the wheels of power.  Bid against our opponents in the open market; acquire the best new prospects for the Arena!  Pit your champion against your enemy's and wager on the results.  The path to victory leads across the sacred sands of the Arena!

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Game Restocks:
  • Kingsburg
  • Troyes
  • The Resiistance
  • Castle Panic: Wizards Tower
  • Small World: Realms and Be Not Afraid Expansions
  • Pit




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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, TDC, White Mountain, and Cobble Hill.

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


Sunday, April 21, 2013

Game Events: Week of April 21st - 27th

Come and join in on the fun at this week's Game Events. It's a great way to meet other board game enthusiasts and it's free and fun! Here is this week's schedule:


Date: Weds. Apr. 24th
Time: 6 pm
Place: Off The Charts Games Store


Weds. Featured Games
To learn more about each featured board game click on the game name below it's picture.
Elder Sign
Fantasy Flight
Castles of Burgundy
Ravensburger

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Date: Fri. Apr.26th
Time: 6 pm
Place: Off The Charts Games Store


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

The Stars Are Right
Steve Jackson Games
Kairo
Queen Games

No experience is necessary! We are happy to teach you the rules and get you started.
Also, while you are here any of the games in our Store Demo Game Library are available for play.



Come Play ~ ~ It's Free ~ It's Fun!

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, TDC, White Mountain, and Cobble Hill.
We proudly serve Gresham and the greater Portland and Vancouver area.

Saturday, April 20, 2013

Game Event: Dominion Tournament

Dominion Tournament
April 20, 2013

The competition was fierce in today's Dominion Tournament. Players battled through three rounds plus a fourth tie-breaking round before the top three advanced to the final battle.  In the end Caleb emerged as the victor.

Dominion Tournament Winner
Caleb
Here are some pictures of today's tournament:











#1 Tournament Helper

All in all everyone had a great time. Thanks to all who participated.  You made it a great day!


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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, TDC, White Mountain, and Cobble Hill.

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

Thursday, April 18, 2013

Table Top Season 2 Episode 2: The Resistance


The board game episodes continue on Table Top.  Today Felicia Day joins Wil and other guests: Allison Scagliotti, Ashley Clements, and Amy Okuda in The Resistance, a game of loyalty and deception.


The Resistance
Indie Board & Cards

Pull up a chair and lets watch to see who are the ultimate betrayers and who are the tried and true loyal members of The Resistance.  Accusations fly and deception at its finest.




The Resistance is a great game for a group of 5 or more players.  Come in and pick up your game copy today.



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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, TDC, White Mountain, and Cobble Hill.

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

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Game Arrivals: April 14th - 20th


This week's game arrivals include a couple new games and some sought after restocks.

New in are these 2 games:


Pinata
Rio Grande Games

Just released from Rio Grande is Pinata, a reprint of their popular game: Balloon Cup.  Game designer, Stephen Glenn designed both of these 2-player games.

In Pinataplayers compete to collect the colored candy that is inside the Pinata.  When a player has collected enough candy of a given color, he earns the medal card for that color.  The 1st player to earn 3 medal cards is the winner.  Players play their cards next to several mats on the table.  Players usually play their cards on their side of the mats, but they may sometimes play on their opponent's side, a move that can ruin their opponent's plans.








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OddVille
What's Your Game?
Recently released from What's Your Game? is OddVille, a city-building card game for 2 to 4 players.

Oddly enough, several of you have been hired to build the city of OddVille, home to 4 powerful worker guilds.  Players will use their workers to obtain resources, coins, and building projects in order to build the most valuable buildings and to gain the favor of guild members.  The guild members can be powerful allies in constructing the city and in gaining victory points. Each building constructed by a player earns victory points in various ways.  The game ends as soon a player has built their 6th building. The player with the most victory points wins.

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Restocks:
  • Survive: Giant Squid Expansion
  • Survive: Dophin & Dive Expansion
  • Tzolk'in The Mayan Calendar
  • Trailer Park Wars
  • Flash Point: Fire Rescue
  • Diplomacy
  • Munchkin Bites


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Continue to Tune 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, TDC, White Mountain, and Cobble Hill.

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