News, reviews, business articles and site updates for a board games store in Canada

The Spiel (Essen) 2015 Pre-Order List

Friday, September 18th, 2015 Posted in business | 4 Comments »

We are taking expressions of interest / pre-orders for the the Spiel (Essen) show on Oct 1 - 8, 2015. This year, with a better understanding of the costs involved; we'll actually be putting up games for pre-order when a customer ...

Game Salute Now Available

Friday, February 6th, 2015 Posted in business | No Comments »

We just concluded an agreement with Game Salute, so we will now be able to bring in and ship their products in Canada.  Due to their tighter margins and minimum pricing policy, the products will be basically sold at Canadian ...

New Releases: Nov 7, 2014

Friday, November 7th, 2014 Posted in new releases | No Comments »

Heroes of Normandie: Canadian Infantry Platoon Heroes of Normandie: 21st Panzer Division German Reinforcements Bruges: The City on the Zwin Terra Mystica: Fire & Ice Timeline America: History Timeline: Americana ...

Allocations, Pre-Orders & Purchasing

Tuesday, December 10th, 2013 Posted in business | 1 Comment »

One of the most common questions we get currently is 'Will you have enough copies to ship to everyone'. That's an interesting  question because our best answer is usually 'Probably'. See, here's how pre-orders work.  We often get an e-mail from our ...

Limited-Edition Gaming Art Posters

Thursday, March 29th, 2012 Posted in general | No Comments »

We've recently been given the opportunity to bring in a number of limited edition gaming art posters by a new Canadian company, Geek Prints. Their current line includes 5 images by 3 local artists, each of which comes as a ...

Bestsellers & Hottest Pre-Orders : November

Monday, November 7th, 2011 Posted in bestsellers | No Comments »

The latest pre-orders and bestsellers for the month of October is now up on the site. Here's September's numbers as a comparison: Bestsellers 1. Elder Sign 2. Dixit Odyssey 3. Lord of the Rings LCG : A Journey to Rhosgobel Adventure Pack ...

Pre-Orders & Capital

Friday, October 21st, 2011 Posted in business | 6 Comments »

[caption id="attachment_2621" align="alignleft" width="225" caption="Our Pre-Order Shelf at os October 16, 2011. No laughing at the sloppy build job."][/caption] That's our current pre-order shelf as of Tuesday, October 16, 2011. All the pre-orders that we have that had games on the ...

Bestsellers & Hottest Games

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2011 Posted in bestsellers | No Comments »

The new bestsellers list and hottest games list for July 2011 are up. As always, for records and as a comparison, here's June's. Following are Starlit Citadel’s bestsellers from the month of June 2011. 1. Dominion : Cornucopia ...