New Game: Picture Perfect

Picture Perfect is a deduction game about getting a group together to take the perfect picture.  The problem is that each individual and item in the picture has their own set of three things Each player will need to work to identify the wants of as many characters as possible, then arranged their characters behind a screen.  After 6 rounds game end is reached. Each player will now reveal how their group is arranged.  Each guest character will be scored based on their personal wants.  The player who has their group meeting the most wants will be the winner of Picture Perfect. – – 2 to 4 players – – 50 to 90 minutes game play

Picture Perfect

At the beginning of the game 3 preference cards will be randomly inserted into each of the 14 guest envelopes. These envelopes will then be shuffled and based on the number of players, a certain number of them will be dealt to each player. Each player will then secretly arrange the guests behind their player screen based on the information contain in the envelopes their envelopes. The starting player will turn over the first of six Exchange cards. These will provide instructions on trading envelopes and/or revealing information contained in guest envelopes in the center of the table. Simultaneously, players will make adjustments to their photo layout. Play continues in this manner for 6 rounds. Then scoring takes place. The player with the most points wins.

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Games Back In Stock

More of your favorite games are now back in stock: MicroMacro Crime City: Full House, Viscounts of the West Kingdoms, Rajas of the Ganges, Between Two Cities, and Push.

  • MicroMacro Crime City: Full House – A cooperative detective game. Players will work together to solve tricky criminal cases, identify motives, find evidence, and convict the perpetrators. A keen eye is equally important as clever deduction. – – 1 to 4 players – – 15 – 45 minutes per case
  • Viscounts of the West KingdomThe third game in the West Kingdom trilogy series by game designers Shem Phillips and SJ McDonald. Viscounts combines worker placement, deck-building, set collection, and variable player powers with a modular board and rondel mechanic to create a game with a lot going on. — 1 to 4 players – 60 to 90 minutes play time
  • Rajas of the Ganges – A game with a variety of game mechanics that include: worker placement, dice rolling, tile placement, and route building. It has a unique scoring method where you must balance your rise on the dual paths of fame and money. The first player whose two paths cross each other on these tracks ends the game. – – 2 to 4 players – – 45 to 75 minutes game play.
  • Between Two Cities – A tile-drafting game where players will build a shared city with the player on their left and another with the player on their right. Their city with the lowest score will be that player’s final score. – – 3 to 7 players – – 25 minutes game play
  • Push – A press-your-luck card game. Rack up points by playing cards to up to three stacks. You may not repeat a color or a number in a stack and play as many cards as you like until you choose to stop or you’ve pushed too far and cannot make a play with the card you’ve drawn. Specialty cards like Switch and Roll and an option to Bank add some spice to the game. – – 2 to 6 players – – 20 to 25 minutes game play
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More New Games: 12.10.2021

More new games have arrived just in time for your holiday shopping: Cape May, Dinosaur World, and Floriferous.

New Game

Cape May is a Euro style game.  Players will work to build cottages and shops throughout the town.  Shops will bring income throughout the game.  Cottages and shops can be upgraded during the game to increase income and provide bigger points at the end of the game.  The game is played over 4 seasons with 3 months in each season.  Each player will have a worker that moves around the board.  Buildings can be constructed next to the position of their worker.  There are also places on the board to collect bird tokens to be used as a set collection method of gaining additional points.  After 12 rounds of 3 actions each, players will score for upgraded buildings, secret scoring goals, bird sets and area majorities on the various locations in the town. – – 1 to 4 players – – 60 to 120 minutes game play

Cape May

New Game

Dinosaur World allows players to construct their own dinosaur park.  The park will include paddocks to house specific dinosaurs, attractions and special buildings.  Once the paddocks are in place, dinosaurs can be acquired to fill them.  Then players can use their jeep to bring visitors to the dinosaur paddock to create excitement, and eventually points.  Workers are acquired at the start of each turn in a number of different colors.  Each different worker can be used to enhance certain actions. By the way, dinosaur parks are dangerous.  Either keep that security high or risk the chance of having guests killed along the way.  Too many deaths can be bad for your park and lead to negative points.  After 5 rounds the player with the most robust park and dinosaurs will be the winner.  This game is big and bold with great components.  – – 2 to 4 players – – 60 to 120 minutes game play

Dinosaur World

New Game

Floriferous is the next in Pencil First Games’ line of beautiful set collection card games (Herbaceous and Sunset Over Water). – – 1 to 4 players – – 20 to 30 minutes game play

publisher description

Floriferous is played over three days, which are divided into five turns. Each turn, a player moves one step through the garden. After each move, the player picks up a flower or desire card. After three days, players sum their scores for their desires, mastery, and points earned during the game. The player with the most points wins.

Floriferous
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2021 Holiday Hours

Happy Holidays! This year’s Holiday Hours:

  • Tues – Fri: 11 am to 7 pm
  • Saturday: 10 am to 7 pm
  • Sunday: Noon to 4 pm
  • Open Monday Dec. 20th: 11 am to 7 pm
  • Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve Closing at 4 pm
  • Closed Christmas Day
  • Closed New Year’s Day
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New Games: 12.3.2021

Just in time for the holidays are these 3 new games: Art Decko, Chronicles of Crime 2400, and MicroMacro Crime City: Full House.

New Game

New from Rio Grande Games is Art Decko, a deck-building game of art collection. Players represent art collectors who use their fortunes to buy paintings from 5 major art genres: Art Nouveau, Pop Art, Renaissance, Surrealism, and Impressionism.

publisher description

The goal of the game is to manipulate the value of the paintings from 5 genres by buying them at bargain prices and then trying to increase their value by putting them on display in the Museum. At the end of the game, the value of the paintings and remaining money cards in the players’ possession are converted into points. The player with the most points wins the game. – – 2 to 4 players – – 45 to 60 minutes game time

Art Decko features:

• 15 pieces of original, gallery-quality art in five different genres from Lauren Brown, Alex Eckman-Lawn, Kwanchai Moriya, Heather Vaughn, and Alison Parks.
• Unique Starting decks with asymmetrical player powers.
• Innovative deck building mechanic that replicates amassing an art collection and increasing its value.
• Modular bonus tiles vary end-game scoring, adding to the replayability of the game
• Buying art, exhibiting at museums, and amassing currency all affect the market values of paintings and gold. Players must be willing to adapt their strategies during the game in order to succeed.

New Game

Chronicles of Crime 2400 is a cooperative crime-solving game set in a high-tech future and is the third in the Chronicles of Crime: Millenium Series (Chronicles of Crime 1900 and Chronicles of Crime 1400). – each a stand-alone game. – – 1 to 4 players – – 60 to 90 minutes game play

publisher description

Chronicles of Crime 2400 presents a new world where androids, indistinguishable from humans, roam the streets of Paris and cybernetic implants have become a habit in everyday life. Throughout each case, players will have the opportunity to upgrade Kalia with cybernetic implants. Navigating cyberspace and the virtual world will challenge players who will be confronted with avatars and the difficulties of an electronic landscape.

New Game

MicroMacro Crime City: Full House is a cooperative detective game. Players will work together to solve tricky criminal cases, identify motives, find evidence, and convict the perpetrators. A keen eye is equally important as clever deduction. – – 1 to 4 players – – 15 – 45 minutes per case

There are 16 different cases to solve each with recommended age appropriateness. Each case consists of a deck of case cards, each marked with the case icon and a card number. Together, players explore the map of Crime City in order to answer all the questions on the case cards, one after another. The game ends as soon as the last case card has been answered correctly.

MacroMicro Crime City Full House

MicroMacro Crime City: Full House includes a detailed black and white city map, a magnifying glass for tricky details, 120 case cards, and 16 envelopes.

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New Kid’s Games

Adding to our selection of children’s games are these: Magic Market, Critter Cruise, and Detective Charlie.

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Magic Market is a game of buying and selling where you deal in magical objects. Be a smart salesperson by remembering what each Visitor wants, sell them Objects, and visit other players’ Tables to buy the Objects you are interested in! When the Clock hits five and the market closes, the player with the most Dragos (money) wins the game! – – Players: 2 to 4 – – 30 minutes game time

Magic Market includes a rotating visitor path disk, a square market board, player tables, player bags, visitor pawns, Drago banknotes, a clock, and a move die and a price die.

In a game of Magic Market players will roll the Move die and turn the Visitor Path Disk the indicated number of spaces. Choose one of the three visitors now in front of your table and look at its symbol hidden underneath. There are 3 types of visitors: magical object buyers, a crazy buyer that will buy the first object you show them, or a buddy who allows you to visit an opponent’s table and offer to buy one of their magical objects that you don’t have but a prospective visitor might want. Take the action associated with the visitor. Play continues with the next player in similar fashion.

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Critter Cruise is a co-operative game focusing on memory and matching. – – 2 to 4 players – – 10 to 20 minutes game play.

It’s been raining for hours! The players help Noah get the animals and their suitcases onto the ark. They need to find the matching suitcase for each animal while remembering where the soggy suitcases are. The players win together once all the animals are on the ark.

Players work together in this cooperative game to match up all the animals with their suitcases before the water rises too high. Using a unique movement mechanism, they’ll have to plan ahead and have a good memory to win.

—description from the publisher

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Detective Charlie needs your help! Strange things are happening in the city and mysteries must be investigated! Go and meet the inhabitants: everyone knows a detail that can help you solve the case…. Cooperate and examine the clues, but watch out for the time, Detective Charlie must be back at the police station at 5 o’clock on the dot. She never misses tea time…

An original cooperative investigation game full of humor, for the little detectives! – – – 1 to 5 players – – 25 minutes game play

—description from the publisher

Detective Charlie

In Detective Charlie each player takes turns moving Detective Charlie with the die and interrogating witnesses. They will help you clear suspects until only one is left: the culprit! Check that you got it right by reading the Culprit card hidden in the envelope with the same number as your case.

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New Game: TEN

TEN is a press-your-luck and auction card game with a couple of interesting twists and from the design group that gave us Point Salad and Truffle Shuffle.

The object of a game of TEN is to create runs of numbers of 1 through 9 in four different suits.  Scoring is based on the longest run of consecutive numbers in each suit for each player.  The player with the biggest runs will be the winner.

On a turn the active player will turn over cards from the top of a draw deck until they either stop and take cards from the row they turned over or they bust.  Each card counts as its numerical value.  If a player turns over cards with a total value of more than 10 they bust.  One twist is that there are currency tokens that subtract from the value turned over.  However if a player turns over currency cards worth more than negative 10 they also bust.  Busting isn’t all bad.  For doing so a player will get a bust token, which has a value of three currency tokens.  Every time a wild card is drawn an auction will take place to see who gets that card.  Players use their currency tokens and bust tokens to win the bid and take the wild card to play in one of their runs at game end.  If a player stops before they bust, they get to choose to take either the number cards turned over or the currency cards turned over.  This game is easy to play and can get some interesting player interactions.

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New Game: 7 Wonders Architects

7 Wonders Architects is a quick playing version of 7 Wonders, a card drafting and set collection game.  The goal of the game is to outscore your opponents by building your Wonder, gathering point cards, gathering sets of technology cards, and having a stronger military than the players on your left and right.  There are seven different Wonders to choose from. – – 2 to 7 players – – 25 minutes game time.

On each turn players will have the opportunity to take the top card from either a face-up draw pile on their right, a face-up draw pile on their left, or a blind draw from a central deck.  This card will be placed in a tableau in front of the player for use on later rounds and for scoring.  Grey cards are resource cards that are used to construct your wonder.  Gold cards act as wild resources. Green cards are technology. And, red cards are military strength.

The game will end when one player finishes the construction of their Wonder.  Each Wonder has five parts and must be constructed from the bottom up.  As each section is completed it will be flipped over to it’s completed side. Each part of the Wonder will yield points or a special ability. 

7 Wonders Architects is easy to learn and teach.  It will be fun to experiment with each of the 7 Wonders.

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Game Profile: Wild Space

  • Publisher: Pandasaurus
  • Players: 1 – 5
  • Time: 30 minutes

Wild Space is a set collection game featuring a series of planets to land on and explore. Each players’ crew is made up of one space animal and a collection of some of the six space animal specialists (bear, rhino, owl, lizard, monkey, and squid). Each animal specialist card also belongs to one of six occupations (military, pilot, botanist, engineer, programmer, and scientist). The object of the game is to score the most points. Points are scored for sets of each of the six space animals. Additionally, points are scored for having at least 3 of the same type of space animal. Emissary cards can also be added to a crew and each provides a goal to be achieved to score additional points. There are also robot cards that do not provide additional actions when played, but are worth victory points.

Each player has five spaceships to play during the game. Each ship will be used twice, once to land on a planet and once to explore that planet. Five of the ten planets will be used in a game. Each planet has two locations to land on and explore. Landing and exploring each provide an action some with prerequisites. A player may only land on a location once. The game will end when every player has used each of their ships twice giving each player ten turns. That doesn’t sound like much until you realized the game is all about chaining the actions on the crew cards. The action on the planets allow a player to draw cards or play a card into their crew. Many of the crew cards allow the player to play an additional card into their crew, or draw more cards to refill their hand. Those ten turns can turn into a lot of actions.

Wild Space has two beginning planets to be used in every game. Each game, a random draw will put one of three #3 planets will be added as well as one of three #6 planets, and one of two #9 planets. These additional planets are placed face down until one player has 3, 6, or 9 crew members in their crew respectively. When that crew size is achieved the appropriate planet is turned face-up and can be landed on by any player with the required crew size.

Wild Space is easy to learn to play and easy to teach. With the ability to change up some of the planets and a large deck of specialists, emissary, and robot cards the game is going to have plenty of replay value.

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Thank You Veterans!

Our heartfelt thanks to all who served and are currently serving our country.

Thank you for protecting our freedoms.

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  • Located at 30 NW 2nd Street in Historic Downtown Gresham.
  • We have a full range of family games, strategy games, Euro-style games, war games, card games, dice games, and more.  Additionally, for the jigsaw puzzle enthusiasts we carry quality puzzles from Ravensburger, Cobble Hill, White Mountain, Dowdle, Pomegranate, and New York Puzzle Company.

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