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  • Riddle Me Magic! Secret Lair Giveaway
    • Jul 21st 2021
    • Posted by Katie Moranha

    Riddle Me Magic! Secret Lair Giveaway

    Mox Boarding House in Seattle is hosting a fun Magic the Gathering giveaway in-store July 5th - 11th. You can win a sealed Secret Lair by just stopping by and guessing one of our Magic: the Gathering riddles. Give your best guess to enter in each day, and if you guess correctly, you'll get a Strixhaven Promo Pack. That's right, enter in every day to try and win a Secret Lair, and get rewards along the way. Read the full terms and conditions below, and stop by Mox Seattle on each day to try and answer our riddles to get more chances to win!Terms and Conditions Mox Boarding House is the promoter and sponsor of this promotion - 220 West Mercer Street, Suite 500, Seattle, WA 98119 All eligibility requirements You must be 18 years or older to enter the giveaway. You must visit the Mox Boar
  • Mox Portland Grand Opening Birthday Party
    • Jul 21st 2021
    • Posted by Nelly Steiner

    Mox Portland Grand Opening Birthday Party

    You're invited! We're celebrating our first birthday at Mox Boarding House Portland, and we're going to pull out ALL the stops. Last year we opened our doors on July 10th 2020 and we couldn't quite throw the exciting party we wanted to. This year’s been filled with challenges for everyone, and we’re ecstatic to welcome you into our space and finally celebrate together! We'll have a full calendar of events, including a special Time Spiral Remastered Magic: the Gathering Draft and a Block Party for all ages, so make sure to stop by Mox Portland July 9th to July 16th. You can check in on the fun by following our Facebook page.Get in the spirit and post using the #MoxPDXBirthday on Saturday for a chance to win a $500 gift basket! Read the full terms and conditions, and learn more. Below you ca
  • Mox Is Coming To Arizona!
    • Jun 16th 2021
    • Posted by Nelly Steiner

    Mox Is Coming To Arizona!

    Yes, you heard right! Mox Boarding House is coming to Chandler, AZ! We’ve proudly served the gaming communities of the Pacific Northwest for the past ten years and decided it’s time to head south! Located at 1371 N Alma School Rd, Mox Chandler will have over 10k square feet of gaming and dining space—we’ll even have outdoor seating for added dining space. *happy dance* Our Chandler location will feature our signature retail, restaurant, and event spaces that everyone has come to love from us You’ll find over a thousand different tabletop games (including miniatures, board games, role playing games, card games – just about everything you can think of!) to shop from, as well as a kiosk to buy and sell Magic: The Gathering cards. All our guests are welcome to borrow games (for free!
  • Mox Spotlight June: Evil Hat Productions
    • Jun 11th 2021
    • Posted by Nelly Steiner

    Mox Spotlight June: Evil Hat Productions

    Evil Hat Productions makes some of our most popular RPG titles including Fate, Blades in the Dark, and Monster of the Week. The origins of Evil Hat, and their first game, Fate, could not be more spontaneous and interesting. During a road trip in 2000 Fred Hicks and Rob Donoghue came up with the basic rules for Fate Core, little did they know where this path would take them. Since then they have published numerous titles that you can find on the shelves at Mox. Fate Core is a flexible RPG systemFate Core SystemFate Core System is an award winning flexible RPG system that can make your dreams a reality. Fantasy? Sci-Fi? Or anything in between? You can do it with Fate. This system makes planning completely unique games possible and is supported by numerous supplements inc
  • Mox Personal Shopper Pilot
    • May 6th 2021
    • Posted by NELLY STEINER

    Mox Personal Shopper Pilot

    The new Mox Personal Shopper Pilot service now brings the Mox experience to your living room. Not sure what to pick up for your next game night? Looking for a gift for a gamer friend? We’ve got you covered! Starting on March 8th customers in Seattle, and May 6th in Bellevue will be able to book appointments to speak with a Mox Retail Associate via video call to place orders for future pickup. The service is being initially offered exclusively at the Washington store locations (Bellevue and Seattle) to test it out and gather customer feedback. Keep reading for full details on the Personal Shopper service. Mox Seattle Personal Shopper – Book Here Mox Bellevue Personal Shopper – Book Here The full Mox experience from
  • Mox Seattle Turns 10
    • May 5th 2021
    • Posted by NELLY STEINER

    Mox Seattle Turns 10

    Mox Boarding House Seattle celebrates its 10th birthday this week. For 10 years, Mox continues to provide unforgettable memories and experiences through playing games and great food. Mox Boarding House Seattle, formally known as Card Kingdom/Café Mox, serves the Ballard neighborhood and beyond. Stop by this week (5/3 -5/9/21) and take part in our celebrations! MTG Box Topper Promotion – Receive a Zendikar Box topper for every $100 spent on MTG and MTG supplies (limit to 5) and for every $100 spent over $500 receive a Double Masters Box Topper! (excludes online, while supplies last) Spend $50 or more and Roll a D20! We’ll give you that percentage off your purchase. (cannot be combined with other discounts) Don’t forget to pick up a free custom-
  • An Interview With Looney Labs
    • Apr 13th 2021
    • Posted by DEE CHAPLEAU

    An Interview With Looney Labs

    Who are the creative geniuses who brought us favorites like Fluxx and Pyramid Arcade? Why it’s Looney Labs, of course! The small team at Looney Labs brings a unique and valuable perspective to the board game industry. Their games have a low barrier to entry and provide a delightful experience every time. We were lucky enough to interview Kristin and Andrew Looney to find out more about what makes Looney Labs so special. Looney Labs staff: Kristin Looney (CEO, President, and Business Czar), Andrew Looney (Chief Creative Officer), Laurie Menke (Executive Assistant, Sales & Marketing), Kristen Greer (Operations Manager), Alison Frane (Head Factorum and Customer Service Manager), Morgan Nakroshis (Graphic Design and Product Development)(Mox) Part of your mission is to bring social expe
  • Washington Board Game Designers
    • Apr 5th 2021
    • Posted by NELLY STEINER

    Washington Board Game Designers

    Washington State is home to some of the most influential board game designers in the world. Some of your favorite tabletop games have been designed in Washington – including Magic: The Gathering, Dungeons & Dragons, Pathfinder, Betrayal At House On The Hill, and Funkoverse! If you’ve been searching for local games designed right here in the Evergreen State, this is your one-stop resource to support local talent. Keep reading to check out all the awesome board game designers Washington has to offer. Games Designers Based in Washington Emma Larkins – Heartcatchers | … and then we died | Abandon All Artichokes Rob Newton – Senora | Shuffle Grand Prix Joseph Chen – Fantastic Factories Justin Faulkner – Fantastic Factories Paul Peterson – Smash Up | Guillotine | Apocrypha Aaron