You know Stonemaier Games, right? They make some of the most popular games at our game night, including Euphoria and Between Two Cities, and they broke Kickstarter records with their newest release, Scythe (coming soon!). Perhaps their most popular game is called Viticulture, which is a Euro strategy game where you compete to see who can create the greatest winery in Italy. There is also a new expansion to Viticulture called Tuscany Essential Edition, which adds so much to the game that once you play with it, you’ll never want to play without it. The extended board alone is worth the price in our opinion.
Tuscany Essential Edition is an expansion to Viticulture that includes the extended board, special workers, and structure cards. The price is only $30, and if you pre-order from us, you’ll receive your game TWO WEEKS earlier than the official release date of November 1.
As part of the promotion for this new release, if you purchase a copy of Tuscany Essential Edition at full price, get a discount on additional Stonemaier games over $30! You’ll get $5 off any game between $30 and $60 and $10 off any game over $60. Don’t own Viticulture yet? Order it! Been eyeing that awesome Treasure Chest? Order it! Played Between Two Cities, but haven’t been able to purchase it yet? ORDER IT! There are limited quantities of all products, so make sure to get your orders in early before they sell out. We will be accepting pre-orders through July 21.
To order any of these games, we are asking for payment upfront. You can order and pay online below, or you can visit the store any time during the ordering period (now through July 21) to place your order and pay.
We’re looking to clear out inventory, and you get to benefit! We’ll also be accepting science fiction, fantasy, horror, and geek themed used books for store credit.
From June 1 – June 30, we’ll be offering the following:
Store Credit for Used Books!
We’ll be accepting used books in the following categories for store credit:
- Science Fiction
- Geek Themed
Store credit will be given case by case based on the condition and value of the books.
- 25% off all hardcover books
- 15% off all paperback books, including graphic novels
- 20% off all sideline merchandise (Coffee mugs, finger puppets, t-shirts, action figures, POP figures, stuffed animals, and more! Does not include board games.)
- 35% off board games over $50
- Spend at least $50 and get a free book from our stash, while supplies last
- Used books not included in sale, as they are already discounted.
- Discounts cannot be combined with other discounts (example, if you’re a teacher or student and already receive 10% off, that discount is not on top of the other discounts offered).
- Blind date with a book for charity books not included in sale (because that’s for charity!).
- Children’s books are not part of the sale.
Stop by and shop at Amazon-style discounts for summer vacation!
You know Stonemaier Games, right? They make some of the most popular games at our game night, including Euphoria and Between Two Cities, and they just broke Kickstarter records with their newest release, Scythe (coming soon!). Perhaps their most popular game is called Viticulture, which is a Euro strategy game where you compete to see who can create the greatest winery in Italy. There is also an expansion to Viticulture called Tuscany, which is really twelve expansions for Viticulture and adds so much to the game that once you play with it, you’ll never want to play without it.
If you know anything about Stonemaier Games, you know that founder Jamey Stegmaier is a master of crowd funding. Heck, he even wrote a book about it (called A Crowdfunder’s Strategy Guide – great book, get it from us!). Thus far, he has funded all of his games via Kickstarter. Until now. For the first time in Stonemaier Games history, Stegmaier is releasing a product directly to select retailers. And guess who will be taking pre-orders? (HINT: US)
For now, all we can tell you is that the secret release will be Viticulture related, and we will be accepting pre-orders February 21-28. The price will be $15. Our lips may be sealed, but we *were* able to squeeze a sneak peek out of Jamey Stegmaier just for you:
As part of the promotion for this new release, we are also offering a discount on additional Stonemaier games over $30! You’ll get $5 off any game between $30 and $60 and $10 off any game over $60. Don’t own Viticulture yet? Order it! Been eyeing that awesome Treasure Chest? Order it! Played Between Two Cities, but haven’t been able to purchase it yet? ORDER IT! And, as icing on the cake, we’re offering FREE shipping, which is something you very rarely see from Kickstarter. There are limited quantities of all products, so make sure to get your orders in early before they sell out. We will be accepting pre-orders February 21-28.
Here’s what we’ll be able to order as part of this promotion:
Our lips are sealed.
The Viticulture Essential Edition (1-6 players, 60-90 minutes) is a worker-placement winemaking game set in Tuscany. It features hundreds of unique cards and custom wooden tokens.
The Viticulture Essential Upgrade Pack turns a Second-Edition copy of Viticulture into the Essential Edition. It includes 154 illustrated cards and 1 rulebook. These components are also included in the original Tuscany expansion pack.
The Tuscany expansion pack to Viticulture includes 12 expansions for players to unlock legacy-style.
The second printing of Euphoria: Build a Better Dystopia (2-6 players, ~60 minutes) features wooden authority stars, extra commodity and resource tokens, updated recruit cards, and a quick-reference guide.
Again, we will be accepting these orders February 21-28, you can order any of the Stonemaier games listed above, you’ll get FREE shipping, AND you’ll get a discount on additional Stonemaier games (but not the super secret release)! To order any of these games, we are asking for payment upfront.
Keep an eye on our website on February 21 for the pre-order form. You can order and pay online, or you can visit the store any time during the ordering period (Feb. 21-28) to place your order and pay.
Check out our 2014 holiday catalog, which includes pages for fandoms like Doctor Who, Star Wars, and Star Trek along with various gift categories. Browse through and see what we have to offer for holiday gifts and stocking stuffers!
STOCKING STUFFER IDEAS
GREAT GIFT BOOKS
FOR THE FANDOMS
FOR BOARD GAME GEEKS
FOR ALL GEEKS
In celebration of the wonderful book and New York Times Bestseller The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry, Algonquin Books is holding a sweepstakes. Enter for your chance to win a $300 gift certificate to your favorite independent book shop (which we assume is us, of course
About The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry
A.J. Fikry, the irascible owner of Island Books, has recently endured some tough years: his wife has died, his bookstore is experiencing the worst sales in its history, and his prized possession – a rare edition of Poe poems – has been stolen. Over time, he has given up on people, and event the books in his store, instead of offering solace, are yet another reminder of a world that is changing too rapidly. Until a most unexpected occurrence gives him the chance to make his life over and see things anew.
Call, e-mail, or come into the shop today to order your copy!
Phone: (504) 598-5536
Would you like to meet Neil Gaiman? Want to see him in New Orleans? Tubby & Coo’s is officially in the running to win the opportunity to host an event for Neil’s new book coming out in February 2015, Trigger Warning. As of now, we’re the only bookstore in the South that has entered the contest, so get your out of town friends involved!
How You Can Help:
BUY! If we sell the most copies of The Ocean at the End of the Lane between now and the end of the year, YOU will get the chance to meet Neil in February! So buy, buy, buy! For your mama, your daddy, your brother, your sister, your lawn man, your babysitter, your aunts, uncles, and cousins, your grandma, your best friend. You get the idea.
The Ocean at the End of the Lane makes a great stocking stuffer gift. Plus, it’s actually a really good book that just about anyone would enjoy reading!
GET YOUR BOOK CLUB INVOLVED AND GET FREE TOTE BAGS! For every book club order we receive of six or more copies of The Ocean at the End of the Lane, your book club will receive one free tote bag for each copy ordered. The books must be ordered in bulk, at the same time, and on the same receipt to qualify.
Remember: We ship books! So even our out of town friends can help us win. And then, of course, make a trip to NOLA to see Neil!
To help you help us, we’re offering a buy one, get one 25% off promotion for copies of The Ocean at the End of the Lane. Just mention the promotion to us at checkout!
Help spread the word using the hashtag #sealtheneilnola on social media! Tag us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest @tubbyandcoos.