We’re happy to be back to in-person play! And we don’t want board gamers left out, so we’re announcing our “Games for Everyone” series, an amazing weekend of events hosted by our own, Riley and many of our publisher partners! This will be a monthly board game series, with supplemental events around the city, and rentals available following each event so you can engage with these awesome titles however and wherever you are!
Here’s a preview of the events already on our schedule.
- July 31 – Pencil First
- August 28 – Spiel Nominees!
- Sept 18 – Pop-Up Gen Con
July 31, 1 pm
On July 31st the North American Sales Manager for Pencil First, Jessica Walker, joins Just Games own Riley Dethier for our Games for Everyone kickoff event! Learn these amazing Pencil First titles, and earn double points on any copy you buy during the event! A great event for folks that self-identify as “non-gamers” that want to see what this is all about.
- Herbaceous – a set collection game for non-gamers and gamers alike!
- The Whatnot Cabinet – leave your house to discover intriguing objects to add to your whatnot cabinet! Get the coolest collection
- Skulk Hollow – play as foxes or the Guardian in this 2-player asymmetric tactical combat game.
- Sunset Over Water – discover beautiful vistas, paint them, and sell them to earn points.
Great, beautiful titles that are wonderful for folks who are new, or who like Canvas, Tokaido or Parks!
August 28, 1-3pm
The Spiel des Jahres is sort of the Oscars for board games! These are the best of the best from the last year. This event will feature many of these titles from the Spiel and Kinderspiel nominees, demoed for you, with double points for any you purchase during the event! A great event for kids and families!
Spiel des Jahres Nominees for 2021
- The Adventures of Robin Hood by Michael Menzel
- MicroMacro: Crime City by Johannes Sich
- Zombie Teenz by Annick Lobet
Kinderspiel des Jahres 2021
- Dragomino by Bruno Cathala, Marie Fort and Wilfried Fort
- Storytailors by Wilfried Fort and Marie Fort
- Mia London by Antoine Bauza and Corentin Lebrat
Pop Up Gen Con
September 18, noon – 4 pm
See the newest Gen Con releases from some of our coolest publishers before they’re released anywhere else, only at PopUp Gen Con! It’s like Gen Con, but right at Just Games!
We’re excited to announce the following publishers who will be offering newly release games for Pop-Up Gen Con.
- Forbidden Games
- Pandasaurus Games
- Rather Dashing Games
- SlugFest Games
- Steamforged Games
- Usaopoly | The Op
- Wyrd Games
Specific game titles will be announced later, so stay tuned!