With many of us still stuck at home with no clear indication of when this could change, now is the ideal time to expand your board game collection by shopping in two of the best board game shops in the region that are conveniently close to home, writes Nick Vadala for The Philadelphia Inquirer.
Board games have proven to be the perfect time-killer during the pandemic, with major manufactures Hasbro and Mattel, the makers of Monopoly and Uno, reporting a huge increase in sales.
More involved games are also seeing a resurgence, including Dungeons & Dragons, which saw a 35 percent rise in revenue last year.
7th Dimension Games in Jenkintown offers everything from board games and trading card games to RPGs and miniatures. All other gaming-related accessories and many novelties and hidden gems are also available.
Meanwhile, family-owned Alternate Universes in Blue Bell is the ideal place for card game lovers, whether you enjoy Pokemon, Yu-Gi-Oh, Magic: The Gathering, or something else entirely. Customers can also sell some of their rarer cards to the store.
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