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GBE – December Board Games: Holiday Fun!

‘Tis the Season… For FUN!

Join us every Saturday in December as we show off some games you are sure to add to your favorites!

December 1st: Stocking Stuffer of the Year!

1pm – 3pm
Ages: 8+
Time: 30mins

The Gnomes will reveal our selected stocking stuffer of the year! Be the first to try out this years selected game and re-play stocking stuffer games from past years such as: Suspend, Spot it, Flux and more!
DON’T FORGET: The Gnomes will gift-wrap any game purchases!

December 8th: Ticket To Ride – North Pole Express SPECIAL EVENT!

1pm – 3pm
Ages: 8+
Time: 45mins

ALL ABOARD! You and your family are invited to climb aboard the North Pole Express! Come in your warm pajamas, enjoy hot cocoa, warm cookies and learn to play Ticket To Ride!

Ticket to Ride is a cross-country train adventure where players collect cards of various types of train cars that enable them to claim railway routes connecting cities in various countries around the world.

 

December 15th: 8-Bit Box

1pm – 3pm
Ages 8+
Time: 15 – 60mins

Inspired by retrogaming, 8Bit Box contains everything to recreate the sensations we all had playing classic games from the 80s. With the controllers in your hands, live a new gaming experience to share with your friends.

 

December 22nd: Gizmos

1pm – 3pm
Ages 12+
Time: 45mins

The smartest minds of our generation are gathering together at the Great Science Fair. Everyone’s been working hard on their creations, but only one will be crowned champion. Contestants will have to think on the fly, building their machines quickly and efficiently. Whose project will be the best?

In Gizmos, players take on the role of inventors, trying to create the most magnificent of machines. Using the four types of energy marbles, plucked from the innovative 3D marble dispenser, they will purchase and construct new additions to their works. As they build, new attachments can trigger chain reactions, letting them do even more on their turn. The player that builds the greatest machine and collects the most victory points is declared the winner.

December 29th: Thanos Rising – Avengers Infinity War

 

1pm – 3pm
Ages 10+
Time: 60mins

Thanos Rising – Avengers: Infinity War is a cooperative dice and card game for 2-4 players. In the game, players will recruit heroes and assemble a team to face off against Thanos and his villainous forces in an effort to thwart him from accomplishing his master plan – collecting all six Infinity Stones to power the Infinity Gauntlet and wreak havoc on the very fabric of reality.

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GBE – Saturday Board Games: November Thankful For FUN!

Celebrate friends and the games that bring us together this November!

Gnome Games Green Bay East celebrates friends and fun with this series of Learn to Play events! Join us every Saturday from 1pm to 3pm as we teach you how to play some excellent games. Bring your friends or make some new ones!

November 3rd – Cogs And Commissars

1pm – 3pm
2-6 Players
Ages 14+
45 Minutes

The Revolution Will Be Mechanized!

Cogs and Commissars is a clever card game of glorious robot revolution, where players control the means of production.

You are an inspirational leader! You might take the role of the Artificial Stalintelligence, Simulenin, or Gorobotchev, among others.

For the motherboard!

 

November 10th – SPECIAL EVENT: THANKSGAMING!  

10AM – 6PM
Everyone Welcome
All Ages!

Gnome Games invites you to Thanksgaming!

All are welcome at our tables
Let there not be an empty seat in the house.
Fill the halls with laughter and grand conversation
May new friendships be created
And old ones renewed.
May we all be thankful for the opportunity to play together.

 

November 17th – Code Names!

1pm – 3pm
4-8 Players
Ages 14+
15 Minutes

The two rival spymasters know the secret identities of 25 agents. Their teammates know the agents only by their CODENAMES.

The teams compete to see who can make contact with all of their agents first. Spymasters give one-word clues that can point to multiple words on the board. Their teammates try to guess words of the right color while avoiding those that belong to the opposing team. And everyone wants to avoid the assassin.

Codenames: win or lose, it’s fun to figure out the clues.

 

November 24th – Smash Up! + Hearthstone Fireside!

1pm – 3pm
2-4 Players
Ages 13+
30 Minutes

Join us the last Saturday of the month for our merger of Tabletop and Digital Gaming! For November we will be Hosting a Fireside Gathering for Hearthstone and teaching the Smash Up physical game!

Smash Up Learn to Play:

Smash Up, designed by Paul Peterson, is the Shufflebuilding game from Alderac Entertainment Group.  In Smash Up players draft two faction decks, such as pirates, ninja, robots, zombies, and more, and combine them into a force to be reckoned with!

It may sound simple, but how simple is it when the Zombie-Ninja deck Assassinates your minions then creates an Outbreak, loading the Base with minions from their discard pile?

Or when the Pirate-Dinosaurs Full Sail onto the base with the mighty King Rex, whose massive power dwarfs that of other minions?

Each combination gives a different experience, Pirate-Aliens play very different than Pirate-Zombies, and with 8 factions in the base set there are 64 combinations to try out and every expansion set increases the options exponentially!

Hearthstone: Fireside Gathering

For our Hearthstone Tavern Founding Event we will be keeping it casual! Bring your mobile device or laptop (we have wi-fi and power outlets) and battle other Hearthstone players from around the area!

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GBE – Saturday Board Games: October Monster FUN!

Looking for some MONSTER FUN for your Saturdays?

Gnome Games Green Bay East has you covered with our series of Learn to Play events! Join us every Saturday from 1pm to 3pm as we teach you how to play some excellent games. Bring your friends or make some new ones!

October 6th – King of Tokyo

1pm – 3pm
2-6 Players
Ages 8+
30 Minutes

Play mutant monsters, gigantic robots and other monstrous creatures, rampaging the city and vying for position as the one and only King of Tokyo!

Combine your dice to gather energy, heal your monster or just slap the other monsters down! Spend your energy to trigger permanent or one-shot special powers: a second head, body armor, nova death ray…

October 13th – Zombicide: Black Plague

1pm – 3pm
1-6 Players
Ages 13+
60 Minutes

Zombicide: Black Plague is a standalone cooperative boardgame that brings the relentless zombie-killing action of Zombicide into a brand new fantasy setting!

October 20th – Betrayal at House on the Hill

1pm – 3pm
3-6 Players
Ages 12+
60 Minutes

The creak of footsteps on the stairs, the smell of something foul and dead, the feel of something crawling down your back – this and more can be found this award-winning and highly acclaimed game of strategy and horror!

 

October 27th – Boss Monster + Hearthstone Fireside!

1pm – 3pm
2-4 Players
Ages 13+
30 Minutes

Join us the last Saturday of the month for our merger of Tabletop and Digital Gaming! For October we will be Hosting a Fireside Gathering for Hearthstone and teaching the Boss Monster physical game!

Boss Monster Learn to Play:

Inspired by classic video games, Boss Monster challenges you to become a villain, build a dungeon, lure adventurers, and destroy them! Will you create the most enticing and deadly dungeon and be crowned Boss Monster Champion?

Hearthstone: Fireside Gathering

For our Hearthstone Tavern Founding Event we will be keeping it casual! Bring your mobile device or laptop (we have wi-fi and power outlets) and battle other Hearthstone players from around the area! Try your hand at October’s Fireside Brawl format: It’s High Noon! More information for the format and gathering can be found Here!

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Looking for something to play tonight? Rent a Board Game!

You can now rent a board game at Gnome Games Green Bay East!

Looking for something fun to play tonight? Rent a Board Game from Gnome Games Green Bay East!  Gnome Games now offers a Board Game Rental program at Gnome Games Green Bay East.

Want to try out one of those big box games before you buy a copy? Rent a Board Game, play it and if you like it, we’ll even give you the cost of the rental off the price of the game!

Here’s how the Gnome Games Board Game Rental Program works.

You visit Gnome Games Green Bay East, select one of the Board Game Rental titles from our shelves to take home to play. The cost of the Board Game Rental is about 10% of the price of the game or $3.00 minimum rental fee.

You take the game home, play a few games and bring it back the next day. If you really like it and want to purchase a copy, we’ll take the rental for the night off the price of the game!

We are adding titles daily, and if you have a title you really want to play let us know in the comments, and we’ll see if we already have it or can get a copy for the Gnome Games Board Game Rental Program

Here’s what games we have ready for rental today! We’ve got a lot more games in the library to add so watch for updates!
We will be adding titles daily.

Gnome Games Board Game Rental Games (Available Titles)

  • Agricola         $6.00 Rental
  • Agricola Family Edition    $4.50 Rental
  • Boss Monster         $3.00 Rental
  • Carcassonne         $3.50 Rental
  • Catan             $5.00 Rental
  • Clank in Space         $6.00 Rental
  • Costa Rica        $3.50 Rental
  • Eldritch Horror         $6.00 Rental
  • Evolution         $5.50 Rental
  • Ex Libris         $6.00 Rental
  • First Martians         $7.00 Rental
  • Flatline         $5.00 Rental
  • Grand Austria Hotel     $6.00 Rental
  • Heebie Jeebies         $3.50 Rental
  • Hive Mind         $3.00 Rental
  • Hot Shots         $3.50 Rental
  • King of Tokyo         $4.00 Rental
  • Kingdom Builder     $6.00 Rental
  • Munchkin Wonderland     $3.00 Rental
  • Nuns on the Run     $4.00 Rental
  • Pandemic         $4.00 Rental
  • Pandemic Iberia     $5.00 Rental
  • Pastiche         $5.00 Rental
  • Power Grid         $4.50 Rental
  • Smash Up         $3.50 Rental
  • Splendor         $4.00 Rental
  • Spoils of War         $4.00 Rental
  • The Expanse         $4.00 Rental
  • Ticket To Ride         $5.00 Rental
  • Ticket To Ride Europe     $5.00 Rental
  • Time Stories         $6.00 Rental
  • Tokaido         $4.00 Rental
  • Tsuro             $3.00 Rental
  • Tsuro of the Seas     $4.00 Rental

Gnome Games Board Game Rental FAQ

Can I rent the game for more than one night at a time? Yes – but we do limit it to a 3 day rental. This allows you to take the game for a weekend.

Can I rent more than one game at a time? Yes, right now we are limiting it to 3 games per customer.

What happens if I lose pieces or my dog eats the game? You are responsible for keeping the game safe and returning it in the same condition as when you rented it. If you lose, break or damage a game you will purchase it.

I forgot to return the game yesterday, so now it’s late. What happens? You are responsible for returning the games on time during normal business hours. If you are late we will charge you an additional days rental.

Will you ever put Game X into the Gnome Games Board Game Rental Program? Ask! We won’t be putting any of the highly collectible games into the program, and probably won’t have a lot of old, out of print titles available either, but ask!

Can I get a lot of games for a company party? Yes! But this type of request would be handled though our Community Outreach and Family Game Night Program. You can learn more about that here – https://gnomegames.com/family-game-night-community-outreach-events/