Gauntlet Defending Champs: Team Phoenix

Nelly Steiner Blog, Mox Gauntlet

We’re just a few days away from The Gauntlet, our annual charity gaming tournament at Mox Bellevue. Each year, twenty teams from our local area come together to compete in a day of games and giving, and we wanted to throw a spotlight on our defending champions: Team Phoenix! While many of our Gauntlet teams hail from game studios throughout …

Gauntlet: Realms, A Day of Games and Giving

Nelly Steiner Blog, Mox Gauntlet

We’re less than a month away from The Gauntlet – our annual tabletop gaming fundraiser – and this year is turning out to be our biggest yet! Our twenty remarkable teams have already raised over $27,000 for Wellspring Family Services, and we encourage you to keep donating to the cause through May 20th. Want to get involved? Check out our …

Women in Magic

Nelly Steiner Blog, Magic: the Gathering

In honor of International Women’s Day on March 8th, Mox Boarding House will be hosting a Women in Magic panel. In the spirit of the holiday, we want to recognize the achievements of Women in the Magic: The Gathering community by talking to some incredible women, including Michelle Rapp, co-host of The Loregoyfs podcast, and Tifa Robles, the founder of …

Find the Meeple Scavenger Hunt

Nelly Steiner Blog, Promotion

This Christmas we have something really special for all the children that come into our stores. From December 7th to December 31st join us for our “Find the Meeple Scavenger Hunt”! Kids (12 and under) pick up one of our fun bingo cards at either of our stores (Seattle or Bellevue), then they search around to find the hidden meeple! …

Giving Tree 2017

Nelly Steiner Blog

It’s that time of year again at Mox Boarding House — time to set up our holiday Giving Trees and announce the beneficiaries! Mox’s Giving Tree is a tradition we started at our Ballard location in 2012. We wanted to share our desire to connect with the community, and give our customers an opportunity to join in on giving back. Each …

The Legacy Preservation Series Invitational

Nelly Steiner Blog, Magic: the Gathering

This past weekend we held the final invitational event in our Legacy Preservation Series! The Legacy Preservation Series is a year-long event culminating in a final invitation-only tournament. To qualify, local players participated in our weekly Legacy events and in our monthly Legacy 1k events. The 24 qualifying players faced off in the final tournament, and when the dust cleared …

5 Game Teaching Tips

Nelly Steiner Blog

Learning how to teach a game is something that requires a little bit of practice. Working in a game store, I get my fair share of new and shiny board games that I like to spring on my playgroup. As a trade off for subjecting my friends to an ever revolving barrage of wooden bits, pawns, and baubles, I am …