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  • Cosmic Factory Giveaways
    • Aug 14th 2020
    • Posted by KATIE MORANHA

    Cosmic Factory Giveaways

    Gigamic is our wonderful publisher spotlight this month, and in honor of this, we are hosting a few giveaways! We will be giving away 19 copies of Cosmic Factory by the end of this month. The best part? All of our giveaways will be online, and easy to enter in. We will be using our local Discords (Seattle/Bellevue/Portland) and Mox Twitter account to select winners throughout the month, and have a live board game demo of Cosmic Factory on our Seattle Facebook Page to give you a better feel for the game. Follow us on our local channels to stay up to date, and get notifications about each giveaway. Here are the full terms and conditions:Full Terms and Conditions: Mox Boarding House is the promoter and sponsor of this promotion – 220 West Mercer Street, Suite 500, Seattle, WA 98119
  • PubSpot August – Gigamic
    • Aug 1st 2020
    • Posted by NELLY STEINER

    PubSpot August – Gigamic

    As we move into August it is time for a new Publisher Spotlight! Drumroll please: It is Gigamic! Gigamic was established back in 1991 with their first game Quarto, a staple on our shelves even today. Their games are known for simple, easy to learn rules for games that play quickly. Perfect for people on the move, and families that don’t have time for complicated rules. The games are always designed to get you playing in no time. Here are some of our favorite board games that will be sold at a 10% discount this month. Hellapagos In this game, each player assumes the role of a shipwreck survivor that has washed up on the shores of Hellapagos. This is a delightful survivor game that is cooperative until it is not. Everyone has to work together to s
  • An Interview with The Op
    • Jul 21st 2020
    • Posted by NELLY STEINER

    An Interview with The Op

    Earlier this month we announced that The Op was our Publisher Spotlight for July. The OP (formerly Usapoloy) not only manages the licenses for many games that we know and grew up with, including Monopoly, Yahtzee, Jenga, and Clue, they have also added some incredible new titles to the line up including Codenames, Hues & Cues, and Die Hard: The Nakatomi Heist. Ross Thompson, Marketing & Community Manager of The Op, took some time out to answer our burning questions about what’s new and exciting at The Op. Keep reading to find out more about what The OP is all about.(Mox) What makes The Op unique in the tabletop gaming industry? (Ross Thompson) The Op (Usaopoly) is a leading tabletop game company, with a diverse product line from party games, hobby games, licensed games, and co-brande
  • PubSpot July – The OP
    • Jul 1st 2020
    • Posted by KATIE MORANHA

    PubSpot July – The OP

    Our publisher’s spotlight is back with a classic, The Op (formerly known as Usaopoly). The Op brings our beloved licensed characters to life, with games like Clue: Dungeons & Dragons edition, Operation: Nightmare Before Christmas edition, and Super Mario Chess. They also have created their own unique games, such as Blank Slate, Hues and Clues, and Dungeon Academy. With a blend of the familiar, and our nostalgic love of our favorite movies and TV shows, The Op has a great line up of games and puzzles for everyone to enjoy. Here are some of our favorite board games that will be sold at a 10% discount this month. Hues and Cues great for ages 8 and up Hues and Cues Check out this new party game from The Op. What color comes to mind when you t
  • Publisher Spotlight January – Czech Games Edition
    • Jan 2nd 2020
    • Posted by NELLY STEINER

    Publisher Spotlight January – Czech Games Edition

    It’s a new year and we are so ready for 2020! Let’s kick this year off with an epic publisher, Czech Games Edition (CGE). CGE was first founded in 2007 and hit the market with the popular title Galaxy Trucker. Since then they have released some of our favorite games including Codenames and Through the Ages. To date, their inventory of games includes over 40 titles.Titles to check out next time you visit Through the Ages Through the Ages (2-4 Players) This second edition of Through the Ages has been in the Top 10 overall games on BoardGameGeek since it’s release. A civilization-building game with a high depth of strategy and replayability. Played over multiple rounds called eras, victory goes to the player with the most culture at th
  • Publisher Spotlight November: Blue Orange Games
    • Nov 1st 2019
    • Posted by NELLY STEINER

    Publisher Spotlight November: Blue Orange Games

    Halloween just passed us by, and we are sad to leave costumes and pumpkins behind us. But that doesn’t mean the fun has to end! Our Publisher Spotlight this month will make sure of that. Blue Orange Games makes some of the most creative, exciting games for all ages, and we are dedicating all of November to their amazing creations. Blue Orange Games was founded in 1999 in San Fransico, CA, with a commitment to making timeless memories around games but also producing components and art to an incredibly high standard. Their games are always easy to pick up, fun to play and great for any age. Games such as Dr. Eureka allow kids and adults to compete without oversimplifying the gameplay. This helps build essential skills such as math, logic, forward-thinking, and dexterity. Some of their m
  • An Interview with Gale Force Nine
    • Oct 29th 2019
    • Posted by NELLY STEINER

    An Interview with Gale Force Nine

    Gale Force Nine is known not only for quality miniatures and gaming terrain but also board games. The Dune board game just hit our shelves this week and we are so excited to give it a try. An even better surprise? Being able to interview John-Paul Brisigotti, CEO of Gale Force Nine. Check out what he had to say: (Nick Rauzi of Mox Boarding House) Gale Force Nine (GF9) has a great assortment of Sci-Fi themed intellectual property games, and keeps announcing new ones like Dune and Aliens. What are about Sci-Fi themes that makes Gale Force Nine so excited to push and support them? (John-Paul Brisigotti of Gale Force Nine) It was never specifically sci-fi that we went after, D&D being a prime example, but properties with deep history and content to explore was what drove us. Star Trek,
  • Publisher Spotlight October: Gale Force Nine
    • Oct 1st 2019
    • Posted by NELLY STEINER

    Publisher Spotlight October: Gale Force Nine

    There’s a chill in the air, and the leaves are turning orange and crimson red. Fall is undeniably in our midst, and our thoughts turn to thick sweaters and hot chocolates. It’s a perfect time to announce our Publisher Spotlight for October: Gale Force Nine. GF9 started in the miniatures gaming industry in 1998, focusing on manufacturing laser cut components and scaled models. Now GF9 is still known for its amazing miniatures and terrain but also board games such as Tyrants of the Underdark, Star Trek Ascendancy, and the soon to be re-released Dune board game.What’s in store for you this month? All month we will be offering 10% off all Gale Force Nine products, as part of our Publisher Spotlight program. Join us at Mox Bellevue on October 20th and at Mox Seattle on October 6th for