Saturday, May 16, 2020

Long Live Your Friendly Local Game Store!

Gamer's Gambit stores in Connecticut and New Jersey are now history, but this fan will always love games. This blog is an archive of the many events and reviews of games enjoyed over the seven years during the stores' heyday. This post is a referral to all sorts of game and comic fun. The following links go to web pages that will let you put in your zip code to find a local game store carrying the types of games or comics you're looking for or to websites of interest to gamers (links will open a new tab):

TABLETOP GAMES

TableTop Day participating stores

Origins Game Fair is an annual tabletop gaming convention held in Columbus, OH.

Board Game Expo

Fantasy Flight Games Organized Play for competitive games KeyForge, Star Wars X-Wing, Star Wars Destiny, Legend of the Five Rings, Star Wars Legion, Star Wars Armada, Star Wars Imperial Assault, and A Game of Thrones: The Card Game; and cooperative games Arkham Horror: The Card Game, and The Lord of the Rings: The Card Game.

Board Game Geek, tabletop game rating site

COLLECTIBLE CARD GAMES

Your kid wants to play Pokémon

The Pokémon Trading Card Game is a 2-player game in which players use 60-card decks to battle. In the Pokémon TCG, players build decks around cards that feature Pokémon characters and then take turns using attacks to try to defeat their opponent. The game requires some strategy and planning to win.

Game stores hosting Wizards of the Coast games, including Magic The Gathering or Dungeons & Dragons

MINIATURES

Store locator for Privateer Press miniatures games

Store locator for WizKids miniatures and board games

Warhammer Community for most of the games produced by Games Workshop.

ROLEPLAYING

Free RPG Day participating stores

Dungeons & Dragons

Paizo Organized Play for the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game, Adventure Card Game, and Starfinder science-fantasy roleplaying.

COMICS

Comic Shop Locator Service

Previews of upcoming Comics

Comics for Kids

Free Comic Book Day

Halloween Comic Fest

OTHER GAME STORE LISTINGS

Game Stores List via Crystal Commerce

#BackTheComeBack to show your support of local game stores in your neighborhood.

This blog or post is not associated with any of the above link destinations and receives no compensation for these referrals. Hope this helps!