Board Games to Check Out

Board Games to Check Out

Gen Con has come and gone for another year and with it a whole slew of new board games were announced and previewed!  These are a few of the highlights.  Contact us about pre-orders to ensure you get a copy when they come out. Fallout Fantasy Flight Games and Bethesda Softworks have teamed up to put out a Fallout board game!  This post nuclear adventure for 1 – 4 players will bring various scenarios inspired…

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Play More Games! Feel Better!

Play More Games! Feel Better!

Board Games have seen a huge resurgence in recent years as more people have discovered games that are outside the boundaries of the old classics like Monopoly, Sorry, and Trouble. Cooperative games with strategic themes like “Pandemic” and the rise of “Eurogames” that introduce gentle themes like farming and landscape-building like “Catan” are largely responsible for the rise of board games into the main stream consciousness. But did you know Board Games have a ton…

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Collecting Comics

Collecting Comics

Often at Heroes’ Beacon, we are approached by folks looking to sell their old comics. Sometimes this is very exciting for us to dig through looking for treasure. There are many surprises to be found, both positive and negative. Sometimes you think you have a book worth $100, but the creases in the cover or clipped coupons bring that value way down. It can be a little sad, but heavy collectors want the most pristine…

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Kickstarter!

Kickstarter!

In recent years Kickstarter has become a popular way for new board games to hit the market.  For anyone that isn’t already aware, Kickstarter.com is a site where people can pitch a project and have people back it on the promise of certain perks once the project is finished.  (Believe it or not Heroes’ Beacon started out of a similar site called Indiegogo.com)  Project creators often offer various levels you can back the project at…

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