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Tabletop Game Reviews, News and Round-Ups — When we weren't gaming

We’re giving to Coral Reef Restoration with every sale!

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We’re giving to Coral Reef Restoration with every sale!

Coral Reef Restoration It really doesn’t seem like an automatic fit with board gaming. And we don’t live near an ocean. So why are we supporting it?  The most important reason for us is that it's personal.  Our whole family loves the water. During every summer, we swim, fish, and boat in nearby lakes. From the beauty and raw power of its waves to the colorful and energetic life that swims through it, the ocean for us has this draw for us. Our kids love watching documentaries about the ocean and oceanic life, such as Chasing Coral on Netflix. This...

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Thank you for joining our adventure in 2017!

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Thank you for joining our adventure in 2017!

As 2017 comes to a close, I’m reflecting on what a great year it’s been. It was this great because of you. I really wanted to pause and say THANK YOU! 2017 is the year Susie and I started our adventure called IRON BEAN Games. It’s the year we started truly disconnecting and playing more table top games than ever. It’s the year I found Guild Ball and kindled a love of miniature gaming. It’s the year we attended our first comic con as a retailer. And it’s the year we started so many great new friendships and connections with...

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When we weren't gaming in August, or September, or October...

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When we weren't gaming in August, or September, or October...

It's obviously been a while and there's lots to share! We've been getting more into Kickstarters, Print 'n Plays; cracked open two amazing new board games; looking for shows to connect with you at and planning our Black Friday weekend.

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When we weren't gaming in July

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When we weren't gaming in July

What's new with us? Well, we're finally dry! We had a rainy July in Toronto and this is our first clear weekend of the season. While we love to get outside in the summer, all that rain was pretty relaxing. And who doesn't love some rainy day board games? We played a few rounds of Hero Realms and A Game of Thrones: The Card Game. The kids go to was Candy Land. July did see us gaming a fair bit. We also got some downtime to keep enhancing our store and find new features for you. We're really excited to share...

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When we weren't gaming in May or June...

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When we weren't gaming in May or June...

What’s new with us? Wow – the last two months have been busy! First, thank you for support, ideas and feedback. Along with a little gaming, most of our time has been sourcing and adding games, plus building our newest collections - Nostalgia, full of classic board games and Glamping, full of games perfect for a glamping trip or to take to the cottage. Watch for a full review of our glamping collection on the blog soon. If you're looking for what's new and restocked you can find new arrivals posted regularly on our Facebook page. Over the summer we’re most excited...

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