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  • Valentine’s Day Ideas for Board Gamers
    • Feb 5th 2021
    • Posted by NELLY STEINER

    Valentine’s Day Ideas for Board Gamers

    With Valentine’s Day around the corner, we’re gearing up to help you and your loved one(s) have the most unique holiday experience possible. Not dating anyone right now? No worries, grab a friend, a board game, and celebrate Palentine’s Day instead. Here is how you celebrate Valentine’s Day board gamer style!Best Valentine’s Day Board Games One of the best qualities of a board game is that it offers a shared experience that you can participate in almost anywhere and with anyone. The experiences can be the spark to a new relationship or strengthen existing ones. Consequently, it offers countless hours of fun and entertainment. This Valentine’s Day we’re all staying at home. Make it special, cook delicious dinner (or order it in!) and play board games! Here are our top picks for you a
  • Publisher Spotlight February: Breaking Games
    • Feb 1st 2021
    • Posted by DEE CHAPLEAU

    Publisher Spotlight February: Breaking Games

    Say hello to our Publisher Spotlight for February, Breaking Games! Breaking Games is the publishing arm of the American game manufacturing company, AdMagic. They pride themselves in working closely with game designers and developers to ensure that the final product is exactly what they want. They are hands-on through every step of the development process. Most of their games lean towards humorous party and social themes but are expanding their offerings to include more strategic titles into their catalog. We’re Doomed Designer: Mike Horton Player Count: 4-10 Suggested Age: 13+ We’re Doomed is one of the best high player count games on the market. It was even listed by Smithsonian Magazine as a Top 10 Game of 2019. Players act as powerful world leaders fighting to build an esca
  • An Interview with Pandasaurus
    • Jan 19th 2021
    • Posted by NELLY STEINER

    An Interview with Pandasaurus

    We have a very special publisher that we are highlighting for the month of January, Pandasaurus. Pandasaurus has published some of the most beautiful games that we carry at Mox such as Dinosaur Island, and some award-winning titles including The Mind and one of our best-selling games, Machi Koro. With a line up like this, we’re super excited to get an exclusive interview with Molly Wardlaw (Pandasaurus Co-Owner).(Mox) Tell us a little bit about the history of Pandasaurus and your overall mission. (Molly Wardlaw) We created Pandasaurus in 2012. At the time, it was just on a bit of a lark. Kickstarter was blowing up and we wanted to dip our toe in and perhaps make a little bit of money to help with our wedding. The Kickstarter did phenomenal, for the time. It was Tammany Hall. From the
  • Publisher Spotlight January: Pandasaurus
    • Jan 2nd 2021
    • Posted by NELLY STEINER

    Publisher Spotlight January: Pandasaurus

    We are excited to announce our Publisher Spotlight for January, Pandasaurus! Pandasaurus was established in 2012 with their first game Tammany Hall. Their games focus on creating immersive experiences that connect people and are known for groundbreaking designs, innovations, and incredible art direction. Here are some of our favorite Pandasaurus board games that will be sold at a 10% discount this month.Sonora Designer: Rob Newton Player Count: 1-4 Suggested Age: 10+ The world’s first flick-and-write! Dexterity and puzzling strategies meet in this newer release from Pandasaurus. Players flick disks on a board representative of the vibrant landscape of the Sonoran Desert. Each area of the board has its own unique inner game, offering different ways to score. Players must be skill
  • Webcam Commander Secret Lair Giveaway
    • Dec 31st 2020
    • Posted by KATIE MORANHA

    Webcam Commander Secret Lair Giveaway

    Mox Boarding House in Bellevue is back at it again with hosting a fun Magic the Gathering event at home. Play a couple games of paper Commander online with your webcam, and you could win a prize, all for free. If you need some help figuring out how to play paper magic with your webcam, check out this article. Get your Commander deck ready, grab your webcam and microphone, and join your fellow players to be entered in to win one of three separate Secret Lairs. Don’t forget to sign up before the event to gain access to the channel. Read the full terms and conditions below, and have fun on Sunday, April 11th.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
  • Crush Your Tabletop Gaming New Year’s Resolutions
    • Dec 29th 2020
    • Posted by NELLY STEINER

    Crush Your Tabletop Gaming New Year’s Resolutions

    It’s almost time to close the book on 2020 (yay!) and time to open a new one for 2021! We’re filled with hope that next year we can start over and achieve some of our goals. We are gamers. We know how to pick up a hobby like it’s nobody’s business, but sometimes it can be difficult to find the time to fully devote to each hobby. As gaming experts, we at Mox wanted to offer some tips, tricks, and overall advice to help you crush your tabletop gaming new year’s resolutions. Be Kind to Yourself We all want to achieve our goals but put yourself and your mental health first. These goals and resolutions should support your happiness and growth, not induce anxiety or a sense of failure. Make sure that both your goals and how you are working toward them are a source of happiness.Build SM
  • Last Minute Gift Ideas
    • Dec 21st 2020
    • Posted by DEE CHAPLEAU

    Last Minute Gift Ideas

    Congratulations! If you’re reading this, you’re one of the many of us who have decided to wait until the week before the Holiday season ends to get your shopping done. It isn’t the first time, and it sure won’t be the last. Well, don’t worry. We’ve gathered a quick list of items that are sure to hit anyone that’s still left on your list. Board games make the perfect gift for anyone!Fort Fort is perfect for any family member or tween still on your list. It is a newly released game from the same publishers who brought us favorites like Root and Vast. In Fort, you’re a kid! So you’ll score victory points by doing quintessential kids things like building forts, growing your friend circle, and collecting pizza and toys.  Mariposas Mariposas is a strategic set collecting game featu
  • RPG Gift Guide
    • Dec 15th 2020
    • Posted by DEE CHAPLEAU

    RPG Gift Guide

    This year there has seen no shortage of changes, but one thing has stayed consistent… our love for roleplaying games! Not sure where to start buying gifts for the gamers in your life? Look no further. Whether you’re shopping for the friend that has never figuratively “stepped foot into a dungeon”, or the person who might just own every Dungeon and Dragons campaign released to date, we’ve prepared a list of our top RPG gifts this holiday season. Let our gift guide take all the guessing out of the equation so you can find the perfect gift for your loved ones.What gift should I get my friend that is just getting started in RPGs? Have your friends or family been musing about finally delving into the wonderful world of roleplaying games? Maybe they’ve sat in on a single session (also known