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 …

Interview with Ignacy Trzewiczek

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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 …

PubSpot March – Portal Games

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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 …