Publisher Spotlight – October: Chaosium

Nelly Steiner Publisher Spotlight

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. …

An Interview with Fowers Games

Nelly Steiner Publisher Spotlight

This September we are highlighting Fowers Games all month long and we couldn’t be more excited to snag this interview with Tim Fowers himself. We love Fowers Games for their simplicity and originality. Games such as Fugitive and Burgle Bros surprised us with how they utilized known mechanics in new and exciting ways. Tim Fowers is not only the designer …

Publisher Spotlight – September: Fowers Games

Nelly Steiner Publisher Spotlight

We are excited to announce our Publisher Spotlight for September, Fowers Games! Fowers Games is a game company owned by Tim Fowers, not only is he the designer of the games but he also self distributes them. Fowers Games are always characterized by interesting mechanics, replayability, and beautiful art. Here are some of our favorite Fowers board games that will …

An Interview with Gigamic

Nelly Steiner Publisher Spotlight

All month long we are highlighting Gigamic, our Publisher Spotlight for August. Gigamic is a French company started by three brothers in 1991. Their game lineup includes some excellent abstract strategy games like Quoridor, Katamino, and Quarto. More recent games that we love include Hellapagos and Yogi. These games are perfect for the whole family and as quick pick up …

Cosmic Factory Giveaways

Katie Moranha Board Games, Publisher Spotlight

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 …

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 …