• 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
  • Miniatures Gift Guide
    • Dec 11th 2020
    • Posted by MOXBOARDHOUSE

    Miniatures Gift Guide

    If you’re not an avid Miniature hobbyist, buying a gift for one can feel overwhelming. There’s Warhammer, Guild Ball, Marvel Crisis Protocol, X-Wing, but also paints, and brushes, and glues, and books. I’m here to help you sort through all the options and make sure you get the right gift for that gamer in your life. Are they new to the hobby? Or do they have the callused thumbs of a veteran? Do they play space elves or steampunk rat people? Well, cast your worries aside, and let Moose be your minis shopping guide. In addition to my talents for rhymes and puns, I’ve spent the better part of 20 years painting and playing minis.What gift do I get my friend who is just getting started in minis gaming? If you’re looking for a gift for someone who’s just getting started in the minis hobby
  • Board Game Gift Guide
    • Dec 4th 2020
    • Posted by KATIE MORANHA

    Board Game Gift Guide

    Picture this. Your workplace is running a holiday secret gift exchange and you randomly draw your coworker Alex’s name. You don’t know them very well, but do know that they like to play board games. What do you get them? Where do you even start? Have no fear, we are here to help! Board gamers can be difficult to shop for. Just like other hobbyists, a gift that helps support their hobby is always appreciated. So what should you buy for that friend, family member, significant other, or coworker with a very specific hobby? The last thing you want to do is get them a gift they won’t use (think about those gifts that you still have in shrink-wrap for your hobby), or something they already have. How do you get them something they will love? First, you should find out if they are just gett
  • Publisher Spotlight December: Staff Picks
    • Dec 1st 2020
    • Posted by NELLY STEINER

    Publisher Spotlight December: Staff Picks

    As per tradition, in December, we always shake things up a little bit from our regular Publisher Spotlight routine. Rather than choosing one specific publisher, we shift the spotlight to our staff and highlighting their favorite games. We asked our employees to pick out the most fun games that they recommend playing with friends and family over the holidays. Stop by Mox this month to receive a 10% discount on any titles mentioned in this blog post.Mox Staff Favorite Games When undecided about what game you should pick up next there is no better resource to help you choose than Mox staff. We are experts with countless hours of game-play hours under our belts. On a daily basis, we research new games, read about them, watch videos, and teach them to our customers. Keep reading to find ou
  • An Interview with DBL Feature
    • Nov 16th 2020
    • Posted by DEE CHAPLEAU

    An Interview with DBL Feature

    All month long we are highlighting DBL Feature as our Publisher Spotlight for November. Created by tabletop and video game enthusiast Laura Hammonds in 2017, DBL Feature “aims to bring cuteness to the world of gaming” with products ranging from tote bags to enamel pins. Laura kindly agreed to let us pick her brain and get the inside scoop on DBL Feature.(Mox) Please give us a little bio about yourself, your hobbies, any pets you have (ok, that one’s just for me). (Laura Hammonds) My name is Laura Hammonds, and I am married to my Dungeon Master, Matthew Averitt. We have a hedgehog named Mr. Scooty (named after the Mario Kart Bike.) My most recent hobbies include playing tennis, watching ‘What We Do in the Shadows’, playing ‘BotW’ and ‘New Horizons’, reading ‘Dune’ and ‘Saga’, and pla
  • Modern Twists on Classic Board Games
    • Nov 12th 2020
    • Posted by DEE CHAPLEAU

    Modern Twists on Classic Board Games

    What year was the game Battleship first released? If you said 1967, you are right (and you should probably be on Jeopardy)! Nearly a century later, classic games like Monopoly and Yahtzee are still gracing our tables and create moments of joy with friends and family. But why are these games still so popular? Many classic board games appeal to the masses by providing simple mechanics and themes paired with easy to follow rules and quickly became cultural phenomena that have withstood the test of time.So if it ain’t broke, why fix it? Like any other industry, tabletop gaming is constantly evolving with the conception of new themes and mechanics. Well over 20 games release every week, so there’s a good chance there’s always going to be something fresh to peak your interest each time you