PubSpot August – Gigamic

Nelly Steiner Publisher Spotlight

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 …

Publishers Spotlight Mox Boarding House The OP

PubSpot July – The OP

Katie Moranha Publisher Spotlight

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 …

Interview with Ignacy Trzewiczek

Nelly Steiner Publisher Spotlight

Ignacy Trzewiczek is one of the most famous game designers and publishers from Poland. As owner of Portal Games he is responsible for some of our favorite board games that we have at Mox Boarding House including Imperial Settlers and Tides of Time. We were incredibly excited to be able to get an interview with him. (Mox) Hi Ignacy, it’s …

Interview with Joanna Kijanka

Nelly Steiner Publisher Spotlight

Joanna Kijanka is a game designer at Portal Games. She has been working on expanding the worlds of their evergreen titles such as Neuroshima or Imperial Settlers – Empires of the North. As Portal Games is our Publisher Spotlight for March and International Women’s Day is March 8th, we were really excited to be able to interview her. (Mox) Hi, …

PubSpot March – Portal Games

Nelly Steiner Publisher Spotlight

Spring is on the horizon and the weather is warming up. Time for a new Publisher Spotlight (PubSpot)! For the month of March, we will be highlighting Portal Games. Portal is all about immersive gameplay and shared experiences. Inspired by authors such as Tolkein, Herbert, and Pratchett and movies like Never Ending Story and Bladerunner, they truly embrace games that …

Publisher Spotlight February – Melissa and Doug

Nelly Steiner Publisher Spotlight

It’s already February, meaning its about time for a new Publisher Spotlight! Without further ado, we are excited to announce that Melissa and Doug is taking the Spotlight this month. Above all, Melissa and Doug products focus on encouraging fun and play while teaching fundamental skills such as imagination, creativity, and discovery. Their products range from interactive book experiences to …

Publisher Spotlight January – Czech Games Edition

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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 …

Publisher Spotlight December: Staff Picks

Nelly Steiner Publisher Spotlight

For the Holiday season, we decided to shake things up a little bit from our normal routine. Rather than choosing one specific publisher, we are shifting focus to highlight some of our favorites. Our very own staff picked out a handful of great games that they recommend playing with your friends and family over the holidays. Staff Picks! (Justin) Betrayal …

Publisher Spotlight November: Blue Orange Games

Nelly Steiner Publisher Spotlight

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. …