Gnome Games has your Magic the Gathering Strixhaven Prerelease! April 16th – 18th : Available for pickup at all Gnome Games Locations!
“A shadowy organization known as the Oriq is trying to fulfill a prophecy and awaken the legendary Blood Avatar. A group of young mages of Strixhaven must root out the conspiracy before time runs out!”
You are invited to take part in this ‘Play at Home’ pre-release! Players can pick up the take home kits from any Gnome Games Location from Friday, April 16th until we close on Sunday April 18th. To keep everyone safe there is no in store play for this Pre-release.
Ways to play in the Magic Strixhaven Prerelease:
Single Course – $30 – Perfect for the player looking to explore the new set! Play-at-home groups should pick up 1 kit per player. (If you have 5 or more players check out the Full Time Course Bundle Below!) Includes 1 Randomly assigned College (color combination) Prerelease Kit* and 2 Set boosters**
Full-Time Course – $150 – Perfect for the player who wants to dive into all of the new colleges and explore the world deeper. Or for the small group who wants to play in the comfort of their own home! Includes Each of the 5 different College (color combinations) Prerelease Kits* and 10 Set boosters**
*Each Strixhaven Prerelease Pack contains: – 5 Strixhaven Draft Boosters – 1 Strixhaven College Booster (Rare/Mythic Rare card is from the Prerelease Pack’s college) – 1 foil promo-stamped Rare or Mythic Rare from the set – 1 Magic: The Gathering Arena code – 1 Spindown life counter.
** Each Set Booster Pack 12 Magic cards including: – 1 Mystical Archive card (Uncommon, Rare, or Mythic Rare) – 1 Lesson card (Common, Uncommon, Rare, or Mythic Rare) – 1 Rare or Mythic Rare – 1 foil of any rarity – 1 Wild Card of any rarity – 6 assorted Commons or Uncommons that are thematically connected – 1 Land card – plus 1 Art Card and 1 Ad/Token OR special card from Magic’s history (a card from “The List”)
New Games Workshop items available to request – for expected delivery Saturday March 27. Please message the store you want to pick your items up at to request a copy. Several of these items are extremely limited.
Warhammer Underworlds: The Starblood Stalkers (110-98) $40
• A brand new Seraphon Warband for Warhammer Underworlds • 6 push-fit pre-coloured turquoise plastic miniatures • Includes a prebuilt 32 card Starblood Stalkers deck for use in games of Warhammer Underworlds • Contains a further 30 Universal cards that can be used by any Warband in games of Warhammer Underworlds
Warhammer 40 K – Charadon: Act 1 – Book of Rust (40-18) $60
• Brand new narrative Warhammer 40K campaign expansion containing rules and background for Adeptus Mechanicus, Imperial Knights, Drukhari and Death Guard armies • Includes code for the Warhammer 40,000 App
Warhammer 40K Codex: Drukhari (45-01) $50
• The full rules and background for the Druhaki, fully updated for the new edition of Warhammer 40,000 • Includes code for the Warhammer 40,000 App
Gnome Games invites all Pokemon Trainers born in 2004 or earlier to play in the official Pokemon Team Challenge!
Four Players will win a seat on the team for each Gnome Games store when you play in the Pokémon Team Challenge. These 4 players will play together to represent Gnome Games against other teams from across the world! Learn more here – https://tournamentcenter.gg/team-challenge/
These are FREE Events, where players play using the Pokémon TCG Online program where you can play anywhere you have your device, at home, at the office – wherever you have access to a good internet connection; so everyone stays safe.
Players must select one store to play the Team Challenge at, and are not allowed to play at any other stores during the challenge. Complete registration information is available here – https://rk9.gg/teamchallenge
Gnome Games Pokémon Event Schedule (Subject to change)
Each Gnome Games store will host 4 qualifiers. The winner of each qualifier will earn a seat on that stores Team Challenge Team, prizes that come from Pokémon and RK9 Labs PLUS Exclusive Gnome Games Pokémon Team Challenge Shirts – that only Team Members and Gnome Games staff have access too! It’s all FREE!
Here are the dates and times. Registration opens 8 days before each event, and deck lists must be submitted by the online deadlines in order for a player to be entered into the tournament. It’s all online, so please plan ahead, and don’t be late, because we can’t hold the tournament for a late arrival.
Gnome Games provides Gnome Home Delivery and Curbside Pickup Service! Update December 17, 2020
All Gnome Games stores are open for holiday shopping, with masks required and limited capacity, and we have contactless curbside pickup and home delivery options. Curbside pickup is currently available from 10 – 7 PM Daily Monday – Friday, 10 – 6 Saturday and Noon – 5 Sunday
Gnome Games brings the very best in tabletop fun to the tables, and now you don’t even have to leave your home to get the games you want to play delivered right to your home or office with Gnome Home Delivery! Gnome Games will deliver games from our stores to your home 7 days a week.
Here’s how the Gnome Home Delivery Service works:
Simply message any of the Gnome Games stores via Facebook or give us a call before 3 PM and we’ll deliver the games, puzzles and supplies you want directly to your home the same evening. We make one delivery run in both Appleton and Green Bay each evening usually before 8 PM. If weather is poor we may delay delivery and will let you know when you place your order.
Special arrangements may be available for delivery at other times based on driver availability.
Stay at home where it’s warm and safe. Play with your family without venturing out. New Games. Old Games, Fun Games – all delivered from Gnome Games.
Delivery fees start at $5 per delivery, within 15 miles of any Gnome Games location, with additional fees based on distance.
Gnome Home Delivery will deliver new board games, puzzles, booster displays, collectible card decks, puzzles, role playing books, dice, miniatures, paints and painting supplies and other accessories to your home or business. We will not deliver singles, used merchandise, card sleeves, playmats or most TCG accessories at this time.
Gnome Home Delivery Frequently Asked Questions
Does someone have to be home for the delivery? Yes, we will not deliver to a mailbox, empty house or location where the customer that purchased the games is not present. The customer will have to provide a photo ID for delivery.
How can I pay for my games? You can pay vial PayPal or credit card over the phone. We will not take cash or swipe cards at the door for our drivers safety.
Can I have games delivered to my office or where I work? No, this is no longer an option – as we deliver after 4 PM most offices are closed.
Why is Gnome Games doing Gnome Home Delivery? Because we care about putting great games on your tables safely. We want to allow our customers to get great games locally today without having to leave the safety and comfort of their homes. While we encourage everyone to get out and play with friends and family; sometimes it’s not a good idea to come out and play, or you simply can’t get out of the house. That’s where the Gnomes bring the best in tabletop directly to you.
What if I’m really sick – will Gnome Games still deliver? Yes, this is an important part of why we have the Gnome Home Delivery Program. We do ask that you let us know if you or someone in your house is sick so our staff can take appropriate personal safety measures. All of our home deliveries are contactless. We bring the games, and call from the street to make sure you are home. You let us know you are there ready for them, we drop the games off by the door and watch you pick it up. WE DO NOT ENTER APARTMENT BUILDINGS OR RESIDENCES TO DELIVER.
How about delivery if I live in Pulaski or Denmark or Marinette? We can deliver to outlying areas, but there will be an additional delivery fee based on distance. Just ask and we’ll let you know how we can get you the games or puzzles you really want to play.
What about Appleton? Appleton now has Gnome Home Delivery there too!
What if I order after 3 PM? We’ll try to get it out the same day, but if our drivers have left the stores for delivery we’ll deliver the next day.
Can I return a game? We are not accepting any returns of opened games or any collectible items. All holiday returns must be made by January 15th 2021 with receipt. After that date we will return to the 30 day limit on returns Please save your receipt if you aren’t going to open the games.
Gnome Games announces the 2020 Stocking Stuffer of the Year – L.L.A.M.A. by Amigo Games!
Each year Gnome Games selects one game as the Stocking Stuffer of the Year. The selection criteria include fun factor, replayability, value, and of course the ability to fit inside the normal stocking. The Gnomes do not accept rewards, payment or consideration from the manufacturer in the selection of this award, and evaluate the games by playing them with friends, family, customers, and most importantly with kids as part of the Gnome Games Community Outreach and Family Game Night Program.
The 2020 Stocking stuffer of the Year is L.L.A.M.A – from Amigo Games.
Try to get rid of all your cards so you don’t take any markers, but if you can’t you have a real dillama—should I pick another card or quit? Maybe you can play that card later, but if not you’ve just hurt your score. The player with the fewest markers wins in this game with the name that says it all: Don’t Let Llamas And Markers Accumulate!
Nominated for the 2019 Spiel des Jahres
Unique scoring system adds strategy and risk
From well-known inventor Reiner Knizia (600+ games published)
Made in Germany—European quality and tariff-free!
Ages 8+ 20 Minutes to Play 2 – 6 Players
How to Play LLAMA
Don’t forget that we have other years Stocking Stuffer of the Year available too! Games like Astro Trash, Fluxx, Timeline and others that continue to provide hours of fun for families.
Games Workshop releases Warcry Catacombs October 31!
Preorder your Warcry Catacombs before October 28 and save 10% at Gnome Games. Just stop in any Gnome Games store, send us an email or message us via Facebook messenger and we’ll have a copy waiting for you on Halloween!Warcry is back, with Warcry Catacombs, a brand-new core starter box with an exciting new environment in which to battle rival warbands! Battle in the catacombs below the Eightpoints comes to the tables on Saturday October 31, but you can reserve your copy at Gnome Games today!
Two new Warbands – perfect for a 2 player starter set!
There are 2 brand-new warbands included in the Warcry Catacombs set. While the Scions of the Flame have already appeared in the lore, they’ve been completely bring to life with a stunning set of miniatures that typify the fire-worshipping Chaos zealots.
While Scions of the Flame run hot; the cold, murderous fury of the Khainite Shadowstalkers – lethal aelven killers hand-picked by Morathi herself and augmented by supernatural powers are lethal opponents and the perfect second warband for this new Warcry set.
New Terrain and Gameboard for your Warcy skirmish battles!
In addition to two new warbands, the Warcry Catacombs set also includes a 30″ x 22″ double-sided, fold-out gameboard. One side represents the molten lava flows and the other the dimly lit caverns of Varanthax’s Maw. If these aren’t enough locations to fight – don’t forget to preorder the Warcry: Catacombs Board Pack that’s also available to pre-order at Gnome Games this week.The new Warcry core set contains at lest 37 pieces of beautiful and deadly dungeon terrain for you to utilize in your skirmishes. These sculpts are incredible and add a lot to the table for any Warcry or Age of Sigmar battle.
Age of Sigmar – Warcry Core Rulebook
Warcry: Catacombs includes the Warcry Core Book, and introduces the Bloodwind Spoil setting and all of the main rules. It also features guidelines for open, narrative, and matched play, as well as creating a myriad of battleplans and Warcry’s unique campaign quest system.
One book wouldn’t be enough for this big box, and Games Workshop has included The Catacombs book. This takes the action underground, details the dangerous networks of subterranean caverns surrounding Varanthax’s Maw. The Tunnels of Death rules then give you with everything you need to know about fighting within this deadly environment. It contains sections devoted to dungeon battles, campaign quests and even fated quests, available to every Warcry faction.
Tools, Tokens and Dice
The Warcry Catacombs Set includes a full set of tokens, tools and dice; and has everything you’ll need to play right out of the box. This includes a 12″ range ruler, 18 dice, and a double-sided card token board containing more than 70 pop-out tokens. Don’t forget to preorder your Warcy Catacombs before Wednesday October 28 at any Gnome Games store and you’ll save 10%! That’s enough to get a bunch of paint to make your warbands really pop on the table!
Warhammer 40K Necron and Space Marine new arrivals expected October 10. Preorder by October 6 and save 10% at Gnome Games.
Games Workshop is dispatching new miniatures, Codex and Data Cards for the Necrons and Space Marine armies on October 10. These are the two great armies in the Indomitous start box – and the first new support since that starter was released. Preorder yours at any Gnome Games store before October 6th and you will save 10% and have your models waiting for you Saturday!
The Necrons are getting a treat – with a new Codex and some great new models to add to your Necron Army.
The Necron Codex
This is the largest, most all-encompassing edition of Codex: Necrons ever. It tells the full story of their ancestral ruler, the Silent King, for the first time and includes a detailed background of the ancient machine race. Then there are new thematic Crusade rules, the largest roster of units the Necrons have ever had to get excited about. Wait, there is is even more you will now have the freedom to assemble a Dynastic Code of your own, so prepare to give your enemies a rude awakening…
Data Cards are also coming!
Keep track of your Stratagems and physics-bending C’tan Powers with the accompanying Necrons datacards. This set is especially handy for reminding both you and your opponent which Command Protocol – a powerful new turn-based ability introduced in the codex – is active during each battle round.
Necrons: Szarekh The Silent King
The big bad boy is back! Your opponent will be kneeling before the sheer majesty of the Silent King. Szarekh. The King is accompanied by two Phaerons – newly elected members of the Triarch, who bear their relics of office. Behind the Silent King writhes the bound essence of a C’tan Shard known only as the Enchained, whose otherworldly powers fuel the dais and the incandescent annihilator beams that erupt forth from the Triarchal Menhirs that flank Szarekh at all times. Proeorder yours before October 6th at Gnome Games and you’ll save more than enough for your set of Data Cards!
Warhammer 40K Space Marine players – October 10th is your day for new miniatures and an updated Codex!
Space Marine Codex
With 98 datasheets and rules to build your own Successor Chapter Tactics the new Warhammer 40K Space Marine Codex is the best ever. The new Codex includes the rules for upgrading your Characters to members of the Chapter Command and an incredible miniatures showcase. New rules and background sections even cover every First Founding Chapter and their successors – even the Deathwatch! This is the nearest thing to an actual Codex Astartes ever made. It serves as the foundation for all your Adeptus Astartes armies and provides you with everything you need, and more, to unleash them on the battlefield and crush the enemies of the Imperium. It’s not just for the blue space marines…. it for all of them!
DataCards Space Marines
It’s always incredibly satisfying (and helpful) to place a datacard next to a friendly or enemy unit affected by a psychic power, Stratagem or Litany of Battle as a reminder that its effects are active. That’s what the datacards are for, and with the new rules you’ll get a LOT of satisfaction playing with them!
Space Marine Primaris Invader ATV
Looking for some mobile fire support that can keep up with your Outriders, look no further! This swift and maneuverable ATV can be equipped with either an onslaught gattling cannon or a multi-melta, while the driver gets to light things up as well, with a twin auto bolt rifle.
Primaris Chaplain on Bike
Leading the charge of your Outriders from the front with a powerful Character, or having the new Raider-pattern bikes would look incredibly awesome in your force, the Primaris Chaplain on Bike is just what you need! The wings of the Chaplain’s enormous crozius arcanum are styled in the manner of a battle axe – just imagine the mess that would make when the Chaplain smites a heretic at high speed! Bring the smack down to the table with the Primaris Chaplain!
Preorder your new Space Marines and Necrons and the Gnomes will have them waiting for you Saturday October 10, and don’t forget if Games Workshop sells it, we’ll do everything within our power get it for you!
Gnome Games has a long tradition of hosting Magic the Gathering Prerelease events with special prizes when the Packers score and today is no exception! It’s time for the Magic Zendikar Rising Play at Home Prerelease – Packer Bonus Booster Event from Noon – 4 PM today – AT YOUR HOUSE!
Zendikar Rising Play at Home Prerelease –
Gnome Games has your Magic the Gathering Zendikar Rising Prerelease Kits at all of the Gnome Games stores. Stop in and pick one up for you, and more for each of the friends you’ll be playing with during todays Packer – Lions Game. Then make sure you sign up for the Zendikar Rising Play at Home* at the store (the even itself is free!)
When the Packers Score a Touchdown, Field Goal or Safety – we’ll pick one lucky player to win a Packer Score Bonus Booster they can pick up at the Gnome Games store where they registered to play. If you win, you can pick up your bonus Zendikar Rising Booster during normal business hours – Monday- Saturday 10 – 6, Sunday Noon – 4.
WE WILL WAIT UNTIL THE START OF THE SECOND QUARTER TO SELECT ANY 1st QUARTER WINNERS – this allows everyone some time to pick up a prerelease kit and not miss the 1st chances to win bonus boosters!
If I already got a Zendikar Rising Prerelease Kit am I able to use it to play? – Yes, all players that picked up kits AND signed up for a Play at Home Prerelease will be automatically entered into the Packer Backer Zendikar Rising Play at Home Prerelease
What time does Gnome Games Open today? Noon at all locations, but because of the game we are trying to get in just a little bit early so you can grab a prerelease kit, take it to wherever you are watching the Packers beat the Lions and play some Magic too! WE WILL WAIT UNTIL THE START OF THE SECOND QUARTER TO SELECT ANY 1st QUARTER WINNERS
Can we play in the store? No, random pairings of people in our stores is still not safe, and also tournaments with Wizards of the Coast products are currently not allowed by Wizards of the Coast. We don’t want to have you sit with someone you don’t know, so we aren’t running in store play at this time.
What’s in a Zendikar Rising Play at Home Prerelease Kit and how much are they? Play at Home Prerelease Kits are $30 and include:
Gnome Games sponsors Big Wheel Races and Bike Races at Kids Night – Back to School Night at “The Burg” Speedway in Luxemburg Sunday August 9, August 3.
It’s almost time for the kids to go back to school and that means this Sunday it’s time for the kids to go racing at the Burg Speedway in Luxemburg! Kids get in free, back to school backpacks loaded with supplies, Big Wheel Races, 2 Wheeler race for $50 cash and fun for the whole family!
Gnome Games is sponsoring Big Wheel Races and a $50 Dash for Cash in the Unlimited Class during the races at the Burg Speedway in Luxemburg.
Kids should bring their Big Wheels (or bike for ages 9-13) to the races and register between 3:30 and 5 PM. The Big Wheel and 2 Wheeler Dash for Cash will be held during intermission.
Come Early to meet the drivers, get autographs and check out the cars!
The great drivers the Gnomes sponsor are bringing their cars to the front gate before the races for you to check out! Meet great drivers like “Big Money Jay Matthias. Eddie the Eagle, multiple track champion “Budzo” Chris Budzban, last years state Champion Vince Engebretson, “Buns” Hunter Parsons, Jake Burt and more. Check out their cars, get some autographs and meet the guys behind the wheel before the races!
Free Pokemon Cards for all the kids!
The first 500 kids through the gates get a shiny Pokemon! *Pokemon card is a promo and supplies are very limited – you won’t get these in any booster pack or at Walmart or Target! Get to the track early to get yours! Actual Pokemon card may be different than the image shown
PLUS BACK TO SCHOOL BACKPACKS !!!
The Burg Speedway and a number of great sponsors have put together Free Back to School Backpacks full of supplies for the kids! These folks have gone out of their way to make the back to school experience of race fans a little easier and a lot more fun!
There are 3 Classes for the Kids Night Races
3 Wheelers (Big Wheels, trikes and 3 wheelers)
Destroyer Class – Ages 5 & under
Lightning Class – Ages 6-8
2 Wheel Unlimited (2 Wheel Class) – Ages 9-13
All Racers are responsible for checking in between 3:30 PM – 5 PM and bring their Big Wheels / Bikes under the grandstand.
Helmets are required to race.
The Destroyer Class and the Lightning Class will race the length of the front straightaway and the winner will receive the 2020 Big Wheel Championship Trophy. All Racers will receive a commemorative Medal!
The Unlimited Division will race one full lap around the track with the winner receiving the 2020 Dash for Cash Championship Trophy and $50 cash. The Unlimited Division will have a staggered start based on age.
Entry for these races is free, and all racers must be accompanied by a legal guardian.
All racers must provide their own Big Wheel or bicycle to race and all Unlimited Racers must wear a helmet.
Street Stock Cars winners get bonus payout from Gnome Games with the fastest payout on dirt!
The Street Stock Cars are where the rubber hits the dirt this season, so we’ll be giving each of the Stock Car Heat, Consolation and Feature Winners $50! The Head Gnome will be paying out right in Victory Lane!
Without these drivers bringing their cars to the track every week, there wouldn’t be any racing, and this is a small thank you to all the drivers that make this sports fun for all ages.
Watch the Gnome Games Sponsored Cars Race every week!
We would like to invite everyone to join us at the tracks
Pokemon Darkness Ablaze Prerelease – Play in store and Play at Home starts August 1!
Gnome Games brings Pokemon to your tables and we bring the Pokemon Darkness Ablaze Prerelease to you starting August 1st! We have 9 days of Prerelease fun planned complete with Pokemon Prerelease Kits, Play at Home AND in store play opportunities, plus bonus Posters!
It all starts on Saturday August 1st at 10 AM at all Gnome Games stores. You can pick up a play at home Pokemon Darkness Ablaze Prerelease Kit or schedule a Prerelease Table for you and up to 5 of your friends at any of the Gnome Games stores.
Here’s what you get in a Pokemon Darkness Rising Prerelease Kit at Gnome Games:
1 Pokemon Darkness Ablaze Build and Battle Kit
Each box contains a selection of cards to let you easily build a playable deck in the fast-paced Prerelease format, where each player has a 40-card deck and sets aside four Prize cards at the start of play. The Build & Battle Box contains a 23-card Evolution pack, which includes a red-hot alternative-art promo card. This selection of cards is designed to give you a strong foundation for building a new deck. To fill out the rest of your deck, there are also four 10-card booster packs from the Sword & Shield—Darkness Ablaze expansion.
The Pokémon TCG: Sword & Shield—Darkness Ablaze Build & Battle Box includes:
A 23-card Evolution pack featuring key cards from current and prior sets, including 1 of 4 alternate-art promo cards
4 Pokémon TCG: Sword & Shield—Darkness Ablaze booster packs
1 deck-building tip sheet
In addition to the Build and Battle Kit each player will recieve:
Gnome Games invites you to play your Pokemon Darkness Ablaze Prerelease at Home or in the store!
When you pick up your packs to play at home we’ll add in a Pokemon Organized Play Poster* for each player as a bonus prize!
To Schedule a Pokemon Darkness Ablaze Prerelease for you and UP TO 5 of your friends please contact the store you want to play at directly.
We can only allow 1 group in the store at a time to play so we are scheduling 3 hour 3 round events at each store. You can contact the stores via their Facebook pages or phone to request a Prerelease Table.
Gnome Games invites all brave adventurers to join us for Free RPG Day on July 25!
Free RPG Day is Saturday July 25th and Gnome Games invites you to join us on an epic quest for fun and adventure! While we can’t host any adventures in the store, we can bring some great Role-Playing games to your tables and have a little fun together too!
Free RPG Day Quest for adventure at Gnome Games
Brave Adventurers Wanted for Epic Quests at Gnome Games!
Free RPG Day Quests
Quest #1 Show up wearing a mask! –
Simply come to any Gnome Game store wearing a mask and ask for the Free RPG Quest Reward – Get a pick from the Free RPG Table. The Show Up Quest Rewards Include:
Gnome Games will continue to bring fun and games to your tables despite COVID-19.
From the Head Gnome – Pat Fuge Last Updated – Thursday July 9, 2020
All of us at Gnome Games know you rely on our stores to bring the finest in tabletop games, puzzles and diversions to your tables. We are going to continue to do that, despite the situation presented by the coronavirus, affectionately known as COVID-19. I would like to keep you abreast of how we are going to do this safely for both you our customers as well as the most important part of Gnome Games, our staff.
We are open for shopping and Masks are required
Here’s what Gnome Games is doing to keep fun at the tables
First and foremost, we have a high concern for our staff and your personal safety. Gnome Games will follow all CDC and Wisconsin Department of Health guidelines in hosting and our attendance of events We will also maintain a high focus and attention to in store hygiene and cleanliness. As these guidelines may change, we will adapt our operations to meet them. These are all preventative measures to protect staff and customers, especially those who are in COVID-19 High Risk groups. Want to learn more – visit their websites. It’s always best to get the news from the source.
All Random Player Interaction In Store Play is suspended until further notice
To keep the Gnome Games Staff and families of the communities we play in safe, we are suspending all in store play opportunities effective immediately. The less chance we give this bug to spread the better off we will all be, so we are doing our small part, by closing the demo libraries and suspending all in store play. We will reschedule as the situation allows once the COVID-19 threat has passed.
You and your small group can come in and play by appointment only
To allow you to play on our tables we require a reservation and are limiting your group size. You must all wear masks at all times and must make the reservation ahead of time by contacting the store you want to play at. We can facilitate Pokemon Play, Yu Gi Oh Play, Magic and other card games, have tables for miniatures and board games. Masks must be worn at all times and there is a fee for this. Simply call or message the store you want to play at via Facebook
Gnome Games will continue to provide you with a safe place to shop
We have cancelled all in store and community outreach events , but you can still shop in the store for games to take home and play. We will monitor this situation closely and keep you informed about any changes in our schedules via our website and all of the Gnome Games Facebook pages. You can also have us deliver to your front door, or order games and puzzles for curbside pickup from all of the Gnome Games stores.
Cleaning and Disinfecting
We’ll do a lot of extra cleaning and wiping with bleach and other CDC approved cleaners throughout the day to keep all counters, tabletops and contact surfaces as clean as possible. We’ll also take additional measures at the checkout area, and you may see our staff wearing gloves as we handle transactions. Gloves protect them, and please don’t be offended if they are wearing them. If you would like, they will also remove shrink wrap from your games before you leave.
We’ll need a little help from you as our customer and guest as well
Gnome Games is going to need a little help with keeping the store clean and safe for you and our staff as well. While we are asking you to help – we’ll also make sure you get a few reminders if you need them as well. Please understand that if a Gnome Games staff asks you to do something, it’s because we want to make everyone’s experience a safe and fun one.
If you are sick or not feeling well, please stay home
If you are sick, have a cough, fever or other symptoms of the flu or COVID-19, we ask that you stay home. This doesn’t mean you can’t get a game or puzzle and I’ll cover that in a bit, but it does mean that we may ask you to leave if we observe any symptoms. It’s not because we don’t like you, it’s because we do, and we want to see you back at our tables when you are healthy.
Wear your mask. Properly
Wash your hands, a lot.
We’ll ask you to wash your hands at our events – a lot. Like after every round of a tournament. You’ll be touching other people’s cards or rolling those dice that were in the bag with those other dice that you took to Mordor and back. Who knows what could be on those! So, we’ll remind you to wash your hands after every round and give you some time to do it as well.
Spirit of the Game
You all know what that means. But in the wake of COVID-19, we are amending the rules just a bit. First, start-of-match handshakes are out. Knuckle bumps, under table toe taps, or Vulcan Hand Salutes are in. We’ll continue to have fun without sharing the germs.
Get some Game!
Gnome Games will provide Gnome Home Delivery – directly to your doorstep! We’ll bring you games to play, even if you are in a self-quarantine situation! Delivery service is available daily, and curbside contactless pickup is also available
An Ounce of Prevention…
All of these measures are preventative, to protect the Gnome Games staff and customers. We’ll keep updating them as the CDC, Department of Health and other agencies adapt to the COVID-19 situation. At the end of the day, Gnome Games will continue to provide you with the very best in tabletop fun at home or at our stores. We want to thank you for your support in this, and look forward to playing with you! If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact me directly via email here