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3 Reasons Why Screen-Free Game Nights Are Good For You

There is a certain age range of people who were told as children, “don’t sit too close to the television, it is bad for your eyes,” and now they stare directly into their smartphones, inches away from their face, for hours, every day. Where did this screen-caution go?...

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Check out this backpack! | Available At Your Local Game Shop

Follow us on Facebook? Then you know that we regularly post about new games and re-stocks in our game shop. This past month we featured a backpack. It might look out-of-place, but, man oh man, it is certainly where it needs to be. In this blog we are going to geek-out...

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A Few Things You Should Know About Pokémon Cards

A very fun aspect of any trading card game is learning how to use new cards and changing up your deck. Maybe you are trading Pokémon Cards to improve your deck. Maybe you are trading or selling because you’ve been playing your deck for a while and are ready for a new...

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Snack Hacks Stores That Sells Board Games Want You To Try

Some of you have never eaten cheese puffs with a fork so the cheese wouldn’t get on your new board games and it shows. Game Goblins and other stores that sell board games cringe at the thought of letting the beautiful, new or vintage board game getting soiled by poor...

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New Year’s Resolutions We Have For Board Games

What is your new year’s resolution? Here are a few we thought of for -- of course -- board games. Get better. Play more. And have fun! Think of a broad goal and then find a way to make measurable progress.   1. Try new board games. How many new board games do you want...

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Family Games That Would Make a Perfect Last-Minute Gift

Waited until the last minute to do your Christmas shopping? We’ve all been there! Here are three games we recommend for just about any grown-up or kid of the appropriate age.   They are perfect for family games. Perhaps they’ll even diminish holiday awkwardness among...

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Holiday Gift Ideas: What To Get A Kid For Christmas

What are the kids into these days? You may not be around kids every day, but most of us have younger humans in your extended family that we will see over the holidays. Gift them board games! Their parents will be happy with a screen-free activity, and they will have a...

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3 Reasons Why Board Games are AWESOME Christmas Gifts

As the gift-giving season rolls around many find themselves brainstorming the perfect gift for a relative they don’t know much about. For many of us, the holidays are the only times we see these relatives. Yet, we still want to wow the crowd on Christmas morning with...

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Magic The Gathering Artists You Must Check Out

Do you know someone with an impressive collection of Magic: The Gathering cards that they amassed based on the art? The art behind the Magic: The Gathering playing cards is what draws many players in. They are more than just images when you bring them to life on the...

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Benefits Of Painting Miniatures As A Hobby

Love painting miniatures? Do you regularly find yourself browsing art supplies at your local game shop? Turns out, hobbies like miniature painting are good for us. They can even help us be more successful in our careers. So make some room in your schedule and get...

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How To Teach Yourself To Handle Defeat With Grace

Are you proud of the way you handle losing? It happens to the best of us. We are fully invested in a board game, heart and soul, and suddenly hope is gone and a loss marks its territory. It is no wonder losing is not easy to handle gracefully. You can train yourself...

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6 Reasons Why Moms Should Collect Pokemon Cards

Being the mom in any situation does not prevent you from getting in on the fun. Pokemon Cards are a world in themselves. Some collect them. Some admire them. Some use them to explain the Electoral College. Some get down to business with Pokemon The Card Game (TCG)....

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Bring Family Game Night Back With These New Tabletop Games

Family games don’t have to begin and end with the classics. Here are are a few recently-released games we think your family would love to play. Find all these games and more at Game Goblins. Located in Little Rock on the corner of Bowman and Kanis Road.   Startups....

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Why You Should Be Stopping By Game Goblins More Often

If you are too busy for Game Goblins, perhaps you are too busy in general. We aren’t just a pokemon card shop or RPG gathering hotspot. Game Goblins hosts events for players interested in all different kinds of games. Stop by to find a fun party game, a new hobby, and...

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