• 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
  • 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
  • Best Two Player Board Games: 30 minutes – 1 hour
    • Oct 23rd 2020
    • Posted by KATIE MORANHA

    Best Two Player Board Games: 30 minutes – 1 hour

    In part 2 of our 3 part series, we look at our favorite two player games that play between 30 minutes to an hour. These recommendations are great for people that have played a couple board games, and are looking to get into a little more strategy with their gaming partner. If you are brand new to board games or strategy games, check out our first blog post that takes a look at 2 player games that play in less than 30 minutes. Jaipur Play as one of the powerful traders of Jaipur, and win to become the Maharaja’s personal trader. Trade goods like diamonds, gold, silver, and cloth for the best prices, and watch out for what your opponent is selling. You can also take all the camels
  • Gamer’s Guide to Halloween Quarantine
    • Oct 6th 2020
    • Posted by KATIE MORANHA

    Gamer’s Guide to Halloween Quarantine

    Whatever your circumstance, you will most likely find yourself at home this Halloween. While most of us won’t be able to go trick-or-treating in the neighborhood, visit a haunted house, or host a Halloween party, there are some great ways to get into the spooky spirit in the comfort of your own home. This guide is to help anyone who enjoys Halloween and tabletop games, which is really the best combo! Even if you are just looking for something fun and different to do on October 31st, you’ve landed in the right spot. The most important part is choosing the right game, so we will take a deeper look at games in the end. Here’s your gamer guide to have the best quarantine Halloween in 2020: Decorate your house Dress up Grab some spooky snacks Set up a video chat Find the right game to pl
  • National Book Lover’s Day at Mox
    • Aug 9th 2020
    • Posted by NELLY STEINER

    National Book Lover’s Day at Mox

    Although not an official holiday National Book Lover’s Day is an exciting celebration for all who love books and literature, including us, tabletop gamers. Word games, puzzles, and games based on popular literature are some of the most well knows games that exist, Scrabble anyone? From crossword puzzles to semantic word association games, here is a closer look at a few of the titles celebrating concepts linguistics and literary. Paperback – Tim Fowers Games Paperback is a deck building card game that puts you, the player, into the role of an author. A humorous take on the concept of being paid per word players use letter cards to make words, get paid, and acquire more powerful cards for their repertoire. These include the ability to draw more ca
  • The 10 Best Educational Board Games
    • May 9th 2020
    • Posted by NELLY STEINER

    The 10 Best Educational Board Games

    To celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week we’ve put together our list of the 10 Best Educational Board Games. Many games are already inherently educational, encouraging critical thinking, strategy, teamwork, logic, and patience. However, there are some wonderful games that are excellent for teaching a variety of skills such as math, history, spelling, and much more.Top 10 Board Games that Encourage Learning Sushi Go by Gamewright games is great for ages 8 and up. 1 – Sushi Go (Math) Sushi Go is not only adorable and fun, it is also packed full of math. In the game, you draft sushi cards to collect the best plate of sushi you can. In order to win and score points, you have to figure out which combinations of sushi will score the most. For e
  • Best Two Player Board Games: Under 30 Minutes
    • Apr 29th 2020
    • Posted by KATIE MORANHA

    Best Two Player Board Games: Under 30 Minutes

    One of the most frequently asked questions we get at Mox is “What game would be good for two-players?”. We’re searching for that answer in our new three part series; Best Board Games for Two Players. This series helps you find the best board game for you and your gaming partner. Each part is divided by how long it takes to play, and how much strategy is involved. Let’s get started with part 1 where we take a closer look into what makes a great two player board game, and some of the best choices out there for games that play in under 30 minutes.What makes a great 2 player game? Fun date night ideas! Playing one on one is a great way to spend time with your best friend, significant other, or anyone you are trying to get to know better. There is s
  • 2018 Mox Holiday Gift Guide
    • Dec 3rd 2018
    • Posted by NELLY STEINER

    2018 Mox Holiday Gift Guide

    Its that time again, already! Our favorite time of the year, where we get to sit back with family, friends, a good board game, and a hot chocolate.This is also the time of year for last minute gift shopping, did someone plan a last minute White Elephant party you weren’t quite prepared for? Do not fret, we are here for you to take the stress out of holiday shopping. We have games and unique items for everyone on your shopping list, from the veteran gamer, to that friend who just really likes Pokemon. Not sure where to start? This little guide should help you get going, but please visit our stores in Seattle and Bellevue and our friendly Mox associates will help you find that perfect gift for your loved one.And this year we are even extending our hours right before the holidays to help you