Mox Boarding House Opening in Portland

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This Friday, July 10th, we are finally opening our doors to Portland! While things haven’t gone quite according to plan (who had global pandemic on their bingo card!?), we took the extra time to polish everything to perfection.   Mox Boarding House – Portland 1938 W Burnside St Portland, OR 97209 Tel: 503-506-0669 Website: MoxBH.com/portland/  Opening Hours11am to 10pm Monday to Friday 10am to 10pm Saturday and Sunday Mox Boarding House – What to expect! …

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 …

Celebrating LGBTQ+ Game Designers – AnnaMaria Jackson-Phelps

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We are nearing the end of June, Pride Month! Year around we sell Mox rainbow tank tops and enamel pins, 20% of profits from all LGBTQ+ Mox Merch is donated to The Trevor Project. Pick yours up today! This is the fourth installment in our LQBTQ+ designer highlight. We’ve featured interviews from incredible game designers Nikki Valens and Matt Fantastic, …

Celebrating LGBTQ+ Game Designers – Matt Fantastic

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Welcome back to week three of our four-part series celebrating LGBTQ+ designers! If this is the first article you’ve stumbled upon, make sure to check out our previous blog posts highlighting Nikki Valens and Simeon Cogswell. Identity in Tabletop Games Can you think of the first time you truly related to a character in a tabletop game? Was it your …

Mox Portland – We’re Hiring

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Join the Mox Team! If you want to be part of a passionate, kind, and hardworking team, make sure to join us! We’re looking to build a diverse crew that has a love for games, community, and excellent customer service. Bring your resume, cover letter, and references to your interview. We’ll be getting in touch to schedule interviews for the …

Celebrating LGBTQ+ Game Designers – Simeon Cogswell

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It is the second week of June, and summer is just around the corner. Though there won’t be any physical parades this year, the Pride Celebrations continue in our homes, hearts, and online. Last week in our four-part series highlighting LGBTQ+ designers we got to know Nikki Valens, the designer of Quirky Circuits and Mansions of Madness 2Ed. This week we …

Celebrating LGBTQ+ Game Designers – Nikki Valens

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Since 1969, the LGBTQ+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and more) community has celebrated June as Pride Month. This is designated as a time to reflect on the hard work and activism of queer ancestors, celebrate one’s authentic self, and acts as a yearly reminder to continue to fight for LGBTQ+ rights. The LGBTQ+ Community and Board Games You might …

The 10 Best Educational Board Games

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To celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week we’ve put together our list of the 10 Best Educational Board Games. Many games are already inherently educational, encouraging critical thinking, strategy, teamwork, logic, and patience. However, there are some wonderful games that are excellent for teaching a variety of skills such as math, history, spelling, and much more. Top 10 Board Games that Encourage …

Local Game Store Support Program

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On Tuesday, March 24th, the doors to all Mox Boarding House locations closed until further notice to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. However, you, our wonderful community have been reaching out to us nonstop asking what you can do to help us during this trying time. Today we are excited to announce that publishers nationwide are kicking back 20-50% …

Games for Everyone at Mox

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Running out of things to do at home while social distancing? We’ve got the perfect solution for you — board games! Here is a blog post by Bead Game that discusses the power of board games. They encourage critical thinking, interaction, offer an escape, and best of all, they’re fun! Mox is known for its welcoming community, fun games, and delicious food. Though our restaurant and events …