The worlds of Judge Dredd, Sláine, Strontium Dog, and Nikolai Dante will crash together on tabletops in the miniatures board game Judge Dredd: Helter Skelter, which features game-play similar to that of Wildlands, although the two games cannot be combined. The game brings some of 2000 AD’s most well-known characters to the streets of Mega-City One, fighting for the shattered fragments of their own universe! Faction-specific action decks and new special character abilities give each group their own play-style, from the well-armed Judges with their explosive ammo to the bestial fury of Sláine and his Celtic allies. Playing to your faction’s strengths and exploiting your opponents’ weaknesses will be the key to claiming victory on the streets of Mega-City One.
Clank! Legacy: Acquisitions Inc extends the deck-building fun of Clank! with legacy-style game-play! Found your own franchise of the legendary adventuring company Acquisitions Incorporated, and shepherd your fledgling treasure-hunters to immortal corporate glory over the course of multiple games. Your game board, your deck, and your world change as you play to create a unique campaign tailored to your adventuring party. Be cunning, be bold, and most importantly be ready…
Taverns of Tiefenthal: 2-4 players, 60 mins, ages 12+
In the village of Tiefenthal lies “The Tavern of the Deep Valley”. There, all citizens from the area gather, but it’s important to attract new, wealthy guests for only then is there enough money to expand the tavern, which will then lure nobles into the tavern as well. But which tavern expansion is best? Should you focus on money? Or rather ensure that the beer will keep flowing? In The Taverns of Tiefenthal, the challenge is to skillfully choose the dice and develop your personal deck of cards as profitably as possible. The game is structured with five modules so that your group can add extra levels of complexity as you become more familiar with the game.
In Clue: Dungeons & Dragons, a group of heroic adventurers has been called to the Archmage’s castle, but one of those heroes isn’t who he appears to be; one of the heroes is a doppelganger, a monster that can look like anyone! In the darkest part of the night, the doppelganger kills the Archmage, triggering a spell that seals the castle until the monster is caught. Now, in the grand tradition of Clue, the six suspects must determine which one of them is the doppelganger: Regdar the Human Fighter, Tordek the Dwarf Fighter, Lidda the Halfling Rogue, Mialee the Elf Wizard, Ember the Human Monk or Nebin the Gnome Wizard. The heroes try to figure out Who killed the Archmage, Where the crime occurred, and Which magical weapon was used.
Silver & Gold: 2-4 players, 20 mins, ages 8+
Silver & Gold combines simple rules, fast action, luck, and planning as players try to complete treasure map after treasure map, with the maps being printed on wipeable cards to allow for endless adventures…
Star Wars X-Wing: Huge Ship Conversion Kit and Epic Battles:
The next wave of Star Wars X-Wing kits are here! Now’s the time to convert your “huge” ships to second edition. Epic Battles is a multiplayer expansion which adds a brand new game mode. This mode uses cinematic scenarios that allow 2-8 players to engage in multiplayer battles, field massive fleets and fly coordinated wings of starfighters.
The Aquicorn Cove: 2-4 players, 30-60 mins, ages 10+
In the co-operative game The Aquicorn Cove Board Game, 2-4 players take on the roles of members of a small fishing village struggling to survive while maintaining a balance with the natural world. To win, the villagers must feed and grow their village, while helping to restore the health of the reef and aquatic ecosystem. The villagers are fortunate, though, and the waters of their cove are home to the beautiful and benevolent aquicorns, as well as the wondrous reef guardian Aure, who can help them both to understand the impact humans are having on the environment and to save the village.
Keyforge: Worlds Collide: 2 players, 15-45 mins
The Crucible is about to be shaken up in Worlds Collide, the third age of KeyForge! In this continuation of the world’s first unique deck game, two brand-new houses enter the fray as 284 new cards are seamlessly integrated into the existing card pool. With new houses come more new keyword abilities and new styles of play to create an entirely new collection of Archon Decks for you to discover, explore, and master.
Detective Club: 4-8 players, 45 mins, ages 8+, Available in Library
Detective Club is a board game for players who enjoy party games, with simple rules that take just a minute to explain. Intrigue, sudden revelations, limitless creativity, and tons of fun await you in this game! Lead the investigation as a detective, or cover your tracks as the infiltrated conspirator. Discuss, accuse, object and try to convince everyone. In Detective Club, each round, one of the players secretly teams up with another — the Conspirator — and tries to make them guess a secret word using just two illustrated cards! Other players are detectives, who also know the word, but don’t know the identities of each other. Detectives have to find out who the conspirator is, making sure they don’t get accused by their fellow players!
Fastrack: 2 players, 10 mins, ages 5+, Available in Library
Your goal is to use the elastic band to quickly launch as many discs as possible through the door slot and into the opposite camp. But beware, your opponent is trying to do it too – at the same time! Boisterous matches are exciting for both the players and the spectators alike. Constructed of solid wood, Fastrack is a fast, two-player game that can be enjoyed by players ages 4 to 104.
Tonight is the Launch Event for the long awaited Marvel Champions Living Card Game from Fantasy Flight Games. While there was some kind of nation wide snafu with the launch kits, we’re still be able to check out the new game tonight at 6:30.
Tapestry: Create the civilization with the most storied history, starting at the beginning of humankind and reaching into the future. The paths you choose will vary greatly from real-world events or people—your civilization is unique! We’ve played this game and it’s GREAT! I can’t wait to play it again.
Star Wars Legion Droidekas and Barc Speeder Expansions
Arkham Horror Final Hour (1-4 Players, 10+) is a new Stand Alone game in the creepy Lovecraftian world of Arkham. In this cooperative game, players work together to fend off the parade of monsters while searching for the ritual components to put an end to the insanity. Can you stay sane?
Wayfinders (2-4 Players, 10+)is a game in which you outfit your flying machine and race to chart new paths! 10+
Magecity Oceania (2-4 Players, 8+) is a combination dexterity and light strategy game where players build a brand unique new city with every play.
Wordsmith (1-4 players, 10+) is all about discovering words, but instead of whole letters, you just have letter pieces in four different shapes. This brain tickling game for 1 to 4 players is a fast-paced, real-time word building frenzy! Sounds fun and crazy!!
Liftoff (2-4 Players, 12+) The race into space is in full swing! We’re making great progress on the techniques for supplying astronauts and space-ready machines, for optimizing launch conditions, and of course for designing the much-needed rockets. Players are each a private space agency that wants to develop in their own areas. We must hire specialists, improve our rockets, and expand our capabilities because soon we have to decide which missions we want to carry out and what we want to bring into space. Only those who plan ahead and properly manage the resources available will win this race to the stars…
Abomination: the Heir of Frankenstein (2-4 Players, 13+) Build your own monster from parts you find at cemeteries and morgues. Just in time for Halloween!
Ishtar: the Gardens of Babylon (2-4 Players, 14+) From the award-winning designer Bruno Cathala (Kingdomino), Ishtar is a game in which you play the role of a gardener aiming to transform the dry desert into the Lost Hanging Gardens of Babylon. To accomplish your mission, you will have to plant flowers, which, if you place them well, can help you gather precious gems and activate actions.
Bob’s Burgers Belcher Family Food Fight (3-6 Players, 8+) This fast paced game is an all out blast in a race to be the first to clear your plate. Check it out from the Game Library and give it a play!
Funkoverse Strategy Game (2-4 Players, 10+) Face off with your favorite POP!-ified characters in this head-to-head game. Batman vs Harry Potter? Yes, please!
Dune (2-6 Players, 12+) You will become the leader of one of six great factions. Each wishes to control the most valuable resource in the universe – melange, the mysterious spice only found at great cost on the planet DUNE. This beautiful reimplementation of the 80s game is rated 8.4 on boardgamegeek.com!
Harry Potter Death Eathers Rising (2-4 Players, 11+) In this cooperative card-drafting game, players must assemble teams of witches and wizards from the Order of the Phoenix, Dumbledore’s Army, and Hogwarts to fight against the growing threat of the Dark Lord.
Mansions of Madness Path of the Serpent Expansion (1-5 Players, 14+) Now in Mansions of Madness, you take on the role of Arkham’s bravest investigators who must step into the unexplored wilderness of the Amazon jungle and explore crumbling ruins, discover the secrets of lost civilizations, and stop a serpent’s curse before the world descends into chaos. In three new scenarios, you will battle horrifying serpent creatures, face stone monstrosities that come to life, and beat the ever-present danger of being lost to the jungle forever.
Ecos: the First Continent (2-6 Players, 14+) Players are forces of nature molding the planet, but with competing visions of its grandeur. You have the chance to create a part of the world, similar but different to the one we know. Which landscapes, habitats, and species thrive will be up to you.
Quirky Circuits (2-4 Players, 7+) is a game of robot programming silliness in which each player contributes to the programming of an adorable robo-friend. But be warned — no one knows which commands the other players will be tossing in!
Era: Medieval Age (1-4 Players, 8+) Your dice represent different classes of medieval society as players attempt to build the most prosperous city. The “build” comes into play as players actually build their cities on their boards. You will use beautifully modeled three-dimensional components such as walls, keeps, farms, and other structures. By the end of the game, each player will have a unique city of their very own!
For the first time, join our professional smuggler Boyce as he takes you on an adventure at the edge of the empire! That’s right, calling all young smugglers, bounty hunters, and explorers (8-13 years old) we will be holding two winter day camps this December. There will be two different sessions, December 26th & 27th and December 30th & 31stfrom 12-5pm.
Each session will be $115 per player.
Whether you’re an experienced player, or a new comer, we will help you on your journey!
Included in the session fee are the following:
Learn how to properly play in the Star Wars world (rules of the game)
Choose a character
Select a miniature
Have tons of fun!
A healthy snack will be provided each day
Spots are limited, so please call (206.535.7896) to reserve a spot for the Star Wars lover in your life!
New Brews on Tap! Pumpkin Spice Cider and Octoberfest
It’s that time of year to enjoy something warm and earthy – even in a cold, bubbly beverage! We have two new brews on tap.
Lazy Boy Brewing, Everett, WA
This fall ale is perfect for cuddling up with a nice game! It’s not too dark or rich – surprisingly light for an Octoberfest. Check out the Lazy Boy Brewing website!
Seattle Cider Company, Seattle, WA
Pumpkin Spice Cider
I love this cider. It’s not too spicy, nor is it too pumpkin-y. It’s really delicious! From Seattle Cider Company’s website: “This semi-sweet cider is copper in color and perfect for fall. Fermented with cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice, and cloves, it offers hints of the season’s favorite spices followed by just a touch of pumpkin.”