Weekly Update: January 18, 2013

Is everyone gearing up to watch the Sellwood bridge move to a new home tomorrow? Actually, I don’t think it will happen that fast, sounds like it will take about the same time as an Axis & Allies game.

Meanwhile, we will be sitting here surrounded by games and a ghost town neighborhood. This means I will have plenty of time to play some games with customers tomorrow. I’m already planning on a demo of Myrmes at 2pm, and how about Tzolk’in at 4pm? Come on by if you are interested. I would also love to get a game of Mage Knight in with the expansion on Sunday, any takers?

The other big news is our upcoming Lords of Waterdeep tournament on Sunday, February 10 at 1pm. We already have 12 people signed up and we will be topping out at 16 people, this is without any real promotion outside of this newsletter and facebook. So with 4 spots left you had best sign up fast if you want a seat.

We have one new game this week, Tzolk’in, one of the huge hits of the big board game convention in Essen, Germany. I was getting a zillion requests for the game 2 months ago but am seeing no interest currently, so either the game blows or everyone pulled the trigger online and received their copies on Wednesday already. Regardless, we have big beautiful copies of the game and should have a demo copy this weekend. The trick with this worker placement game is the big set of gears on the board and the idea that your worker will travel around with the turning of the gears, changing the actions it can perform as it goes.

Alright, time to get off my fanny and dust off some shelves. Have a great weekend whichever side of the bridge you are on!

Posted: January 18, 2013 at 9:14 pm
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  1. Anonymous
    Posted January 19, 2013 at 12:15 am | Permalink

    I might come early on Saturday to play both of those games. My friend owns both (she went to Essen) but I haven’t had a chance to play them.

  2. Cdy1999
    Posted January 19, 2013 at 7:00 am | Permalink

    Wish you were open Monday. Been wanting to bring my boyfriend as our weekends don’t fall on weekends:-). We will make it some day.

  3. Redbones
    Posted January 24, 2013 at 12:01 am | Permalink

    I was stoked to come in last Saturday and find in! Bought on the spot. It doesn’t blow. =-)