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Robert Grønås
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Hi,
I am on vaccation in Paris, France this weekend and would like to see if I can purchase a board game or two. Can anyone recommend good board game store in Paris?
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Just read the same question on a dutch forum, will copy paste the list here:

l'Oeuf Cube: 24, rue Linné (V) (Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Jardin des Plantes, Institut du Monde Arabe)
Starplayer: 16, rue Lagrange (V) (Ile Saint-Louis)
Jeux Descartes: 52, rue des Ecoles (V) (Sorbonne - Collège de France)
Variantes: 29, rue Saint-André-des-Arts (VI) (Fontaine Saint-Michel)
Repaire du Dragon: 44, boulevard Magenta (X) (Gare de l'Est)
Troll2Jeux: 22, rue Hector Malot (XII) (Gare de Lyon)
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great, thanks for the quick reply, just what I was looking for
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One more thing! Anyone know which store might have nicely painted minis for sale in Paris?
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Robert-

I know its been a while but I was wondering of how your luck went. I am going to Paris in August and Have been scouting game stores already. I cannot imagine getting bargains there (Euro v. U.S. dollar), but I am excited to see some unique games perhaps.
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I'll be there next month, I will report on current conditions once I visit them.
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Any update on this thread? are these stores available?
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I was in PAris last year and Jeux Descartes (52, rue des Ecoles (V) (Sorbonne - Collège de France) was great.
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I was in Paris back in August and stayed right by Jeux Descartes (52 Rue des Écoles). Great little shop. Picked up a bunch of SW: X-wing (for the French cards) and a copy of SW Risk, which has been OOP for a while here in the U.S.

The best selection was at Retrogame Shop (41 Rue Basfroi), but they could not have been ruder. But the downstairs is quite a collection. Fun to look at, but I would not give them a Euro. Jerks! I ended up going back to Jeux Descartes to get more because they were very personable.

The Games Workshop store in the same area is, well, a typical GW store. The prices were too high and the salespeople a but too, er, eager? But that is a GW issue more than a store in Paris one.

I know it is not games, but if you are in the are of St. Germain you should stop in Album Comics (67 Boulevard Saint-Germain). Has a little bit of everything and many things SW that I have only seen in Europe or, if available here, was to expensive.

Hope this helps. I can't wait to go back to Paris and spend more!
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Damier de l'Opéra - 7 Rue la Fayette, 75009

Good selection of games and friendly.
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