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  • Publisher Spotlight March: Thames and Kosmos
    • Mar 1st 2021
    • Posted by DEE CHAPLEAU

    Publisher Spotlight March: Thames and Kosmos

    In 2001, science museum director Jane Holdsworth found herself looking for better education materials for her son. She took matters into her own hands and founded Thames and Kosmos to begin publishing board games. [KOSMOS is a parent company that has been bringing science to life with books and hands-on science kit since 1822.] Thames and Kosmos works with cherished game designers such as Phil Walker-Harding and Reiner Knizia. They matches the designer’s talent with high-quality game pieces that last a lifetime. Highly regarded by parents, teachers, and members of the toy industry; Thames and Kosmos has received dozens of awards for their titles. Throughout the month of March, we’ll be offering 10% off all Thames and Kosmos titles. Here are a few of our favorites! Exit: The Game Ser
  • An Interview With Breaking Games
    • Feb 15th 2021
    • Posted by DEE CHAPLEAU

    An Interview With Breaking Games

    Throughout the month of February, we are celebrating Breaking Games. Since their launch in 2015, Breaking Games has consistently released fun and easy to learn games such as We’re Doomed and Rise of Tribes. We were lucky to be able to interview Shari Spiro, the CEO and founder of Breaking Games, to find out more about what makes their company so unique.(Mox) You act as publisher, manufacturer, and distributor for your games. How has Covid changed your operations over the last year? (Shari Spiro) Covid initially slowed down our manufacturing – and has continued to raise the cost of shipping and the difficulty level of booking freight and importing in general. It made slow work of fulfilling a major, highly anticipated Kickstarter, Dwellings of Eldervale, because we couldn’t just bring
  • 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
  • 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
  • Publisher Spotlight November: DBL Feature
    • Nov 1st 2020
    • Posted by DEE CHAPLEAU

    Publisher Spotlight November: DBL Feature

    Autumn has fully set in, and it is a perfect time to set up that RPG campaign you’ve been promising your friends for however long. You’ve got the maps drawn, minis painted, and dice (that you’re certain will provide high rolls only) purchased. Now it’s just time to show up and get the party started – pun intended. This season, you can be the star of your group when you show up decked out in RPG inspired apparel from DBL Feature. 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. Here are a few of our favorites that you can find in Mox locations for 10% off throughout all of November.High/ Low Roller Sweatshirt
  • Publisher Spotlight – October: Chaosium
    • Oct 1st 2020
    • Posted by NELLY STEINER

    Publisher Spotlight – October: Chaosium

    It is October, the official start to the spooookkkkyyy season! We couldn’t be more excited to announce that we have found the perfect Publisher Spotlight for the Halloween month, Chaosium! Time to stop by Mox, grab a copy of Call of Cthulhu, and really get into the spirit of things. Chaosium was founded in 1975 by game designer Greg Stafford. They have been responsible for publishing countless excellent roleplaying and board games including Call of Cthulhu, RuneQuest, King Arthur Pendragon, and HeroQuest. “The first published RPG was Dungeons & Dragons, shortly followed by some other imitative games. Chaosium, however, was never content to imitate but published games that were original in style of play, content and design. We quickly became renowned for our originality and creati