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2022 Best Game-Nerd Fun

Redcap’s Corner

Trendy places like Thirsty Dice and Queen & Rook are where you go when you want to hang out with your friends, have a beer or latte, and casually play some board games for an hour or two. Well, Redcap’s isn’t trendy. There’s no cafe. The store just recently upgraded from folding chairs. But what it does have is a hard-core dedication to providing an inclusive environment for serious tabletop gamers, whether your jam is Magic: The Gathering (tournaments every Friday!) or far more complex endeavors that make lesser players’ heads hurt by page two of the brick-thick manual. Read More »

3850 Lancaster Ave, Philadelphia, PA Website

2020 Best Game Shop

Queen & Rook Game Cafe

Still playing Monopoly? Lame. The staff at this puzzle and game shop (which also has vegan eats and a full bar) will point you toward something new, whether your crew is competitive, all about quick thinking, into hours-long quests — or consists of many generations. Read More »

607 South 2nd Street, Philadelphia, PA | 215-995-0043 | Website