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Doug G
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The games store on Devonport Road in Tauranga. I was there a couple of weeks ago and it seems to have vanished, replaced by some average looking cafe.

Has it moved? Or worse?
 
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Nintendoug wrote:
The games store on Devonport Road in Tauranga. I was there a couple of weeks ago and it seems to have vanished, replaced by some average looking cafe.

Has it moved? Or worse?
Are you talking about the one that was mostly an internet cafe, but had a selection of games and (I think) comics or codex books?

They basically moved further up the road. They've got more space but they're harder to find these days. They still sell games, but the interweb service is by far their biggest earner.

The only other brick and mortar retailers I know of in the area are Just 4 Fun (a good selection of games, plus puzzles and chess sets) on Maunganui Road and Battlezone (mostly miniatures but they have a few games) on Girven Road.

There are also a couple of online retailers based in Tauranga.
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They moved to a larger store up the road. Their website: http://www.thegateway.co.nz/
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Clem Fandango
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seriouslyboard wrote:
Nintendoug wrote:
The games store on Devonport Road in Tauranga. I was there a couple of weeks ago and it seems to have vanished, replaced by some average looking cafe.

Has it moved? Or worse?
Are you talking about the one that was mostly an internet cafe, but had a selection of games and (I think) comics or codex books?

They basically moved further up the road. They've got more space but they're harder to find these days. They still sell games, but the interweb service is by far their biggest earner.

The only other brick and mortar retailers I know of in the area are Just 4 Fun (a good selection of games, plus puzzles and chess sets) on Maunganui Road and Battlezone (mostly miniatures but they have a few games) on Girven Road.

There are also a couple of online retailers based in Tauranga.
You need to open a show room David
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SamNzed wrote:


seriouslyboard wrote:
Nintendoug wrote:
The games store on Devonport Road in Tauranga. I was there a couple of weeks ago and it seems to have vanished, replaced by some average looking cafe.

Has it moved? Or worse?
Are you talking about the one that was mostly an internet cafe, but had a selection of games and (I think) comics or codex books?

They basically moved further up the road. They've got more space but they're harder to find these days. They still sell games, but the interweb service is by far their biggest earner.

The only other brick and mortar retailers I know of in the area are Just 4 Fun (a good selection of games, plus puzzles and chess sets) on Maunganui Road and Battlezone (mostly miniatures but they have a few games) on Girven Road.

There are also a couple of online retailers based in Tauranga.
You need to open a show room David
I'd love to, but everything has a cost...and I still work a full time job!

That's why we use other methods to stay visible: sponsorship, interviews, etc. We have other ideas in the pipeline, too. thumbsup
 
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Juan Pedro Shortall
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Tauranga seems to be a hive of gaming activity. Is there something in the water..something in the water....?
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jshortall wrote:
Tauranga seems to be a hive of gaming activity. Is there something in the water..something in the water....?
Haha...yes, it's the water that comes from the Brooke... shake

Hey, who threw that tomato?!? yuk
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jshortall wrote:
Tauranga seems to be a hive of gaming activity. Is there something in the water..something in the water....?
yes it's like an Arkham Horror scenario
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Doug G
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Thanks for the info, I'll be sure to call in next time I'm down
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