Friday, May 8, 2015

2015 Mensa Select Award-Winning Games!

Congratulations to the recipients of the Mensa Select Award for 2015.  

Each year, members of Mensa meet over one weekend to play and rate the year's newest board games. The top five games earn Mensa Select® distinction and may display the Mensa Select seal on their packaging. Look for the Mensa Select seal when purchasing games.

The seal indicates that a game is original, challenging and well designed. Indirectly, it indicates that a game is original and creative in concept, challenging, a good value for the price, easy to comprehend and play, and, above all, fun!

And the 2015 award-winning games are:

Castles of Mad King Ludwig
A tile laying strategy game
where each player is trying
to build the perfect castle,
subject to the whims of the

The Harvest Festival
Renegade Games
Quick-playing tile laying set
collection game that features
a unique mechanic where you
must balance the placement
of your tiles or risk helping
your opponents.

Collect sets of adventurer
cards to earn dice, which
will be use to roll against
foes. Stomp on some fire
ants, shriek at a grumpy
troll, or strike the menacing
orange dragon with a mag-
ical sword. Choose your
strategy carefully because
the landscape of Dragon-
wood is ever-changing!
Letter Tycoon
Breaking Games

Build words, buy letters & score
big! Use your hand of 7 cards
plus any of the 3 community cards
to make a word worth valuable
money and stocks. Collect letter
patents to earn royalties and invoke
unique privileges. Patents, money
and stocks add up to victory.

Trekking The National
Parks: The Board Game
Charlie Bink

A family board game that lets
players visit the parks in a fun
and competitive way. Players
compete for points by claiming
Park Cards and collecting trail
stones as they travel across the
country experiencing the unique-
ness of each of these magnificent

Other games that have the Mensa Select Winner seal include Gravwell, Suburbia, Forbidden Desert, Forbidden Island, Pastiche, Iota, Hive and more.

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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 

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