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Unexploded Cow

I am always looking for games that have a fairly simple mechanic with a good balance of chaos and strategy, as they are ideal for playing with my in-laws. I want something easy to explain with an edge of silliness. Unexploded Cow fits the bill nicely. The premise is simple: you have some mad cows you need to get rid of, and France still has unexploded bombs....

February 12, 2017

Traveling between Worlds: Millennium's Rule and Shades of Magic

There are two trilogies concluding in 2017 about which I am very excited. Both are about magic and moving between worlds—and the rules about doing so—yet have completely different characters and world-building....

January 5, 2017

Used Book Sale has ended!

Come to the store to see our new store fixtures and the new layout of the upstairs area!...

December 8, 2016

Games for Children and Families, Part 1

My nephew is old enough to start playing board games, so we have been exploring child- and family-friendly games* with him. While he is on the cusp of games that can be played by both children and adults, his sister is still firmly in the Candy Land age range. We've had a great time trying out these games with him. There are so many high-quality board games for the younger set these days! A vast improvement over the luck-only games I grew up with. ...

November 27, 2016

Looking for a Few Good Vendors

We are putting out a call to all local and semi-local sellers of cool, geeky merchandise to see whether you would be interested in renting a table to sell your goods in Pandemonium on Sunday, Dec. 11, 2016, from noon–6:00 p.m. There is space for twelve tables (6' x 2.5') in our event space. Setup would be from 10:00 a.m.–noon on the day of the event. Tables will cost $50 each. There will be power available, as well as public WiFi. As a special holiday promotion, Pandemonium gives a 5% st...

November 9, 2016

Another Favorite Author Is Gone

There are currently three authors that take up an entire shelf each on my bookcases. And as of this weekend, these have all become shelves that will never grow again. :(...

October 27, 2016

A plug from the New York Times!

We are super, super excited to be listed in September 8's NYT "36 Hours in Cambridge, Mass." article. Come by and "get your nerd on" this weekend!...

September 10, 2016

We're Buying Used Books Again!

Do you have stacks and stacks of science fiction, fantasy, and horror novels that you are never going to read again? Are they first in a series (or at least not the sixth in a series)? Are they books that you think other people will want to read and you want to spread the joy? If you answered yes to the above, we might be interested in buying them from you! We will be buying books at $1 in store credit each, and Sarah, Tyler, and John are very happy to look over any bags of books you may want...

August 28, 2016

Hey! We Have A New Website!

This site is a vast improvement over our old one, You can check and see what we currently have in stock, including books, games and Magic singles. Feel free to poke around! ...

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