News

Backroom Bargains: Up to 75% off!! November 17 2016

Backroom Bargains at Games of Berkeley

 

We've got a sale that will make any bargain hunter go crazy. 

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News of the Move - 10/29/16 October 31 2016

Closer still ...

Okay, no time for an extensive write-up. CLICK HERE for bullet points, photos, and a video.


Q&A With Grant Rodiek (by event coordinator Angel Traub) October 11 2016

Last week I had the chance to ask a few questions of Grant Rodiek, founder of Hyperbole Games and designer of Cry Havoc (one of the biggest games this month -- seriously if you haven't checked it out yet you reaaaalllly should).

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News of the Move - 9/14/16 September 14 2016

Permits approved -- AGAIN!

Has it really been two months since our last update? Holy cow, times sure flies when you're doing entirely too many things!

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Learn, play, eat, and drink at our Tabletop Thursdays September 12 2016

Our partnership with Hotel Durant continues!

Come by and learn the featured game of the week, or try one from the Hotel's growing collection of tabletop games.

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News of the Move - 7/14/16 July 14 2016

Not yet a whole lot to report!

That's right, folks: We're stuck in that waiting period between when the permits are approved and the plans are all prepared, but the contractor's schedule hasn't freed up. Not to worry, though -- the bathroom/drinking fountain stage is set to begin work this coming Monday, July 18th!

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News of the Move - 6/28/16 June 28 2016

Permits approved!

It took a little longer than we'd anticipated, but the City of Berkeley approved our preliminary permits last Friday, so the improvements to 2510 Durant can now move forward!

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News of the Move - 6/14/16 June 14 2016

Fill 'er up!

If you've stopped by our new address any time in the past couple of weeks, you'll notice that it doesn't look like much of anything is happening. Outwardly that's true, but behind the scenes it's a different matter.

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News of the Move - 5/31/16 May 31 2016

Admiral ... There be dragons here!

Okay, so really it's "dragon," singular. But why not go all geeky when we have a 13'-tall dragon in our new store?

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News of the Move - 5/17/16 May 17 2016

Welcome to the first of what will be semi-regular updates on how things are going at our new location!

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It's our totally awesome 36th Anniversary! May 10 2016

As disco was ending and new wave beginning, we started out primarily selling to chess, backgammon and RPG players. 36 years later ... well, we're a little more diverse. Let's have some fun to celebrate!

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GAMES OF BERKELEY IS MOVING! (Next year.) May 06 2016



We’ve been teasing a Secret Project during the past few weeks, and it’s finally time to share what we’ve been working on: Games of Berkeley is moving!

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Announcing Locally Grown Game Sundays May 04 2016

 

After our very popular Tabletop Day (& Night!), we're going to continue our outdoor game events. Starting in June; every third Sunday of the month will have us bring out the tables so you can enjoy games and fresh air.


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Top 5 Games from GAMA Trade Show 2016! April 13 2016

The Evil Overlord, Wailin’ Walter and me -- Nicknameless Angel -- all played a metric ton of games while at GTS last month. In no particular order (except for that first one, because it was the boss’ favorite), here are the five new games we preferred.

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Bright Lights, Big Shows - Toyfest & GTS April 06 2016

Hundreds or maybe thousands of vendors, manufacturers, publishers, distributors, sales representatives and designers, all in a big room, all of them vying for the attention of retailers and each other, hoping to make sales, deals, partnerships, relationships, or just a great big splash ...

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Game of Thrones The Card Game Store Championship January 20 2016

Store Championship

Winter is coming to Games of Berkeley. 

On February 27th we'll hold our first Store Championship of the 2nd edition of Game of Thrones The Card Game. Not to be confused with A Game of Thrones: The Board Game. This years Tournament Organizer will be Eric Greene. We'll have a fantastic prize kit from Fantasy Flight Games.

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Games of Berkeley 2015 - Year in Review January 15 2016

Highlights from 2015 at Games of Berkeley

See the best pictures from Games of Berkeley in 2015.

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New Years Eve Special 2015 December 31 2015

December 31 only

New Years Eve Special: Take an additional 50% off all red tagged items!

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Berkeley Last Minute Gift Shopping Guide 2015 December 20 2015

Berkeley last Minugte Gift Shopping Guide 2015

We put together a quick and dirty guide to the fastest gift shopping spots in Berkeley.

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Toys for Tots need your help December 17 2015

Berkeley toy drive

Donations fell through in Berkeley toy drive. The Police Department need your help!

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Not-so-secret-Santa Sweepstakes December 08 2015



Our 'Not-So-Secret-Santa' sweepstakes is now live! Find out how you can win.

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Fun family games you can learn in less than 2 minutes December 03 2015

Family Game Video Tutorials

Maximize your time spent with your family and friends with this list of easy-to-learn games. We've collected the best tutorial videos online that will allow you to quickly learn the games before you dive into hours of fun at the table. 

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A guided tour through Games of Berkeley December 02 2015

Thinking of visiting the store in the near future? Here's a quick walk through of our aisles so that you can better navigate the store during your visit. We'll update this description of the store as often as possible. 

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Ten Reasons To Love Doomtown: Reloaded October 06 2015

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