Sunday, June 24, 2018

Game Events: Week Of June 24th - 30th

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.









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. June 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
Lookout Games-Mayfair
Five Tribes
Days Of Wonder

Agricola
Five Tribes



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Open Game Play
Date: Fri. June 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.

Isle Of Skye
Lookout Games-Mayfair
Village
Stronghold Games
Isle Of Skye
Village


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.

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Game Profile: Fleet Wharfside


A successful fisherman’s day is not done with the catch.



Classification 2-Player Card Game
Mechanics Set Collection, Hand Management
Publication Eagle-Gryphon Games 2015
Ages 13+
Time 20 - 30
Players 2 - 4
Description


Fleet Wharfside is a small box game that packs a punch. It will be a perfect game to throw into a suitcase or a backpack.  The winner is the player who gathers fish to fill contracts better than everyone else.

The central play area is made up of the Market Place containing market rate cards, contracts and buildings for purchase, and a North and South Wharf and a Goods draw deck. On a turn, players will either go to the Market Place or to one of the Warf’s for their actions.

Players have a hand of cards, up to a maximum of six.  Goods cards represent a type of fish: king crab, lobster, swordfish, tuna, oyster, or shrimp.  These fish will be used to purchase contracts or buildings at the market.  Additionally, they will be used to fulfill your purchased contracts.  Each contract has an assigned victory points value and requires a combination of from 3 to 5 fish to fulfill with each contract’s mix of fish unique. Contracts with more fish score better than those with less.  Trophies are awarded for being the first or second to fulfill a type of contract.  Contracts also provide a special ability that a player can use until that contract is fulfilled.

The Market Place is constantly changing.  Not only does a new contract get added each time a contract is purchased but the market rate on one of the available contracts will change as well.  The incoming contract will determine which rate slot is changed.

Other ways to score points is to buy buildings which can be expensive requiring 4 fish of a particular type but yield many points. Building do not provide any special abilities. Additionally, the captain you are dealt at the start of the game will specify a particular fish that you will receive bonus points for on each of your completed contracts.


We have an open copy of Fleet Wharfside available in our Demo Games Library for you come in and try.

Sunday, June 17, 2018

Game Events: Week of June 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.

Additionally, we will be doing a special demo session of Council Of 4 this Saturday.


Our Games Library has a wide variety
of games available for play while
you are here. It's free and it's fun!
Board Game: Revolution
Board Game: Tzolk'in

On tap this week is:



Open Game Play
Date: Weds. June 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.

Revolution
Steve Jackson Games
Tzolk'in
Czech Games Edition





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Open Game Play
Date: Fri. June 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.
 
Stone Age
Z-Man Games
In The Year Of
The Dragon
Rio Grand Game

Stone Age
In The Year Of The Dragon


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Special Demo - Free Event
Date: Saturday June 23rd
Time: Noon - 5:00 pm
Place: Off The Charts Games Store

Dragonsgate College
NSKN Games

We will be doing demo sessions of Dragonsgate College a dice drafting and board building game.

As head of an Apprentice House you'll recruit apprentices and professors, raise new buildings on the grounds, move through the gauntlet of the training dungeon, and secure careers for your apprentices, all through development of your player board.

It's free to participate in this demo session, so come, learn a new game, 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.



Thursday, June 14, 2018

Game Arrivals: June 6th - 14th


Here's a look at some of our recent game arrivals:



New Game
Prowler's Passage
Renegade Games

New from Renegade Games is Prowler's Passage, a 2-player tactical game with many paths to victory.  The game consists of a control track, control markers, passages, and 5 types of city hexes of which only 6 will be used.  Your goal is to score the most points by building a long series of connected passages, collecting sets of tokens, capturing statues, and completing achievements.

Prowler's Passage


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Game Expansions
Raiders Of The North Sea
Fields Of Fame
Renegade Games
Raiders Of The North Sea
Hall Of Heroes
Renegade Games

In are these two game expansions for the base game Raiders Of The North Sea:

Fields Of Fame Expansion - enemy chiefs have joined forces to help defend against the onslaught of raids on their settlements. But despite their threats, there is fame awaiting those who seek to kill or subdue them. Encountering an enemy chief is sure to bring injury, but now is no time not the faint-of-heart. This expansion includes a township board, encounter boards, Valkyrie dice, more cards, and components for a 5th player.

Hall Of Heroes Expansion - a mead hall has been constructed, attracting a new breed of adventurers.  Each raid brings new quests for the daring to endure.  With mead in abundance, there is little room for the wary.  So sharpen our axes and ready your shield, there are new adventures awaiting.  This expansion includes, a mead hall board, player boards, quest tiles, reputation tiles, more cards, and components for a 5th player.


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Back In Stock
(Click on the game title to learn more)

Pandemic
On The Brink
Z-Man Games
Fallout
Fantasy Flight



Council Of 4
CMON
Lorenzo il Magnifico
CMON




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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.