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Subject: Please recommend some UK boardgame shops rss

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Niall Smyth
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Hi

I live in Japan, but I'm visiting the UK next month. I'll be staying in Northamptonshire, Berkshire and London. I am English, but the last time I was there was before the boardgame bug hit, so I know nothing of UK boardgame shops (though I know generally dorky places such as Forbidden Planet and Orcs Nest).

Where would you recommend I go? I've got my eye on Ankh Morpork, Eclipse, Risk Legacy, some LOTR: LCG expansions, Sleeping Queens or some Defenders of the Realm expansions, and also I'd just like to have a browse - the only game shops I know in Japan are shockingly expensive so I usually order online.

Thanks.
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Douglas Gloag
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Hey I'm in Japan too!! Yamagata. Whenever I go back to the UK I get the shop I'm about to leave a link for to send me a big box of games which I then skillfully try to fit into my suitcase! spirit games:
http://www.spiritgames.co.uk/ Very helpful and friendly.
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Abravenewgeek
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Alright fella,

I would recommend [geekurl=www.boardgameguru.co.uk]Board Game Guru[/geekurl] without hesitation - decent prices, run by a very knowledgeable, friendly chap. Fast shipping. Just the ticket.
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Barry Iveson
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+1 for boardgameguru. Good prices and excellent service.
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Dave Brown
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I can also recommend Boardgameguru and I've also found Gameslore on line store to be very good.
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Gadi Oron
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Hi

I'm not from the UK, but forums recently were full of discussion regarding "The Works" that is now offering a bunch of decent games for 8GBP.

Look here for more info
The Works, UK - games available in shops
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Joao Lima
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If you want a place you can actually go it's Leisure Games.

http://www.leisuregames.com/acatalog/Directions.html
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Adrian B
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Staying in London, then leisure games if you can get to it, or orcs nest as a reasonable selection.

If mail order, take a look at Maddison games, I've found them te cheapest - I got fortue and glory for under £60 delivered recently.
 
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Niall Smyth
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Definitely bricks & mortar shops is what I want.

Thanks for all the info!
 
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Paul Lister
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poshniallo wrote:
Definitely bricks & mortar shops is what I want.

Thanks for all the info!
In which case Leisure games in Finchley is the best option
 
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