May 7, 2016
Our Gotta-Play series is a weekly spotlight on particular games that we think are exceptionally fun and that we believe everybody should try, whether brand-new or old classic. On most every Saturday afternoon we’ll have a game laid out on one of our front tables, and we’ll be offering free demonstrations and a chance for you to give it a shot.
If you try it and find that you simply must have a copy, we’ll be offering a 10% discount on that title through the demo period. So it’s great way to build up your library of the very best games we have in the store – while saving a few bucks along the way!
Each month’s games will be announced at the end of the previous month, so make sure you check the calendar for all the latest info. We also try our best to post reviews for every Gotta-Play game we host, and you can check out the archive of them here.
May’s Gotta-Play sessions are described below, and will be running on Saturday afternoons through the month @ 1-4 pm.
Saturday, May 7th
SET, The Family Game of Visual Perception, has won over 35 best game awards including MENSA Select. SET is a board game where any table becomes your board! It’s a perfect travel game and a party favorite! Race to find a SET of three cards where each feature is either all the same or all different on each card. With no turns and no luck, SET is challenging, fast and fun! It makes a perfect after dinner game that can be played in only 20 minutes. SET can be played alone or with as many players as you can fit around the table!
Saturday, May 14th
Seven Dragons is a fast domino-like game, where players attempt to be the first to create a connected territory of seven panels of their dragon. Secret Goals add the opportunity to bluff, and with aggressive Action cards in the mix, subterfuge is a necessity! Seven Dragons features original paintings by Larry Elmore, the greatest dragon artist in the fantasy industry today!
Saturday, May 21st
If you like your quiz games simple, fast and fun, then welcome to Linkee. This family party game does things a little differently than other quiz games – for starters, you don’t win by getting the questions right, but by guessing the link between the answers!
Saturday, May 28th
Crash of Games
The freight is rolling into the yard and it’s up to you, the Yardmaster, to organize and manage it making sure everything is where it’s supposed to be and readying the trains for departure. In Yardmaster, 2-5 players race to build trains comprised of railcars of different goods and values. However, players are restricted in connecting railcars of only the same value or good type. Every turn players will compete to purchase railcars of specific goods or value in order to get to the point total to win!