August is Sunny at Bookmans!
Ready to be inspired? Bookmans stores have a fantastic amount of events coming your way in August 2019, and we cannot wait to share them all with you! There’s entertainment for gamers, givers, foodies, writers, readers, families, children, and everyone in between. And that’s just…
Boredom-Free with Board Games!
My current obsession? Board games! For the past few weeks, my partner’s family has been hosting board game nights. I’ll tell you what, nothing beats a good old fashioned night of competitive gaming. I haven’t stopped talking about the game nights while I’m at work…
The Summer Fun Has Just Begun at Bookmans!
Did you know summer is one of the busiest times of the year at Bookmans? School is out, and we have much more than just air conditioning and a place to bring your couped up children and pets. With summer nearly at its peak and…
Summertime is Officially in Session at Bookmans!
June means different things to different people. For kids, it’s the end of school; for teens, it’s all about being social and having fun. Adults are looking for a reprieve from the heat and some warm weather things to do to keep the summer exciting….
Bookmans’ Summer Kids Events for 2019!
Every year, Bookmans does something special to help kids have some awesome summertime fun. There’s plenty of time for children to play video games and hit the pool. Bookmans wants to add another level of fun to their summer schedule with our free Summer Kids…
Countdown to Phoenix Fan Fusion
We are 2 days away from the premiere pop-culture convention in Arizona, Phoenix Fan Fusion (formerly Phoenix Comic Con)! We’re talking about an event so big that it engulfs Downtown Phoenix in geek. That is the entirety of the Phoenix Convention Center along with its exterior. Join…
What Bookmans Geeks Geek Out On
Here at Bookmans, we have the privilege to geek out about our work. Best of all, we get paid for it! With collectible knick-knacks and a randomosity of artwork to the beloved video games, books, and movies we all enjoy, it is no surprise that…
May Your Geek Flag Fly!
Bookmans stores have everything all manner of geeks could ask for. Whatever your geek freak, from video games to vinyl to books, we’ve got you. Bookmans is the place to let your geek flag fly in May! Check out what’s in store and definitely take…
Bookmans Celebrates Independent Bookstore Day!
Every book lover’s favorite day of the year, Independent Bookstore Day, is happening April 27! Bookmans is celebrating our independence with a whole lot of awesome storewide events. We can’t wait to celebrate the heart of every independent bookstore – the customers! For 43 years…
3 Board Games You Have To Play This Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving is almost here. If your holiday is anything like mine, chances are you will end up playing a board game by the end of it. Nothing like a little friendly competition on the holidays. Some stick to Candyland for kiddo’s sake while others take…
Fight Censorship: The Banning Of America’s Toys
Though Bookmans talks a lot about censorship, the truth is that censorship can rear its head in many facets of life. Although this month we celebrate the right to read and encourage getting caught reading with a banned book, we want to open up the…
Review: 2018's Spider-Man for PS4
With the recent release of Spider-Man by Insomniac Games, the Spider-Man hype is at an all-time high. There are so many great Spider-Man games, but let’s be honest – everyone has their personal favorite. Here’s the scoop on why Insomniac’s Spider-Man is my new fave. Believe…
Pokémon Games Ranked Worst to Best
Pokémon is one of the most iconic video games of all time. First launched in Japan in 1996, this role-playing video game quickly spread worldwide. Game Freak and The Pokémon Company made sure to include a Pokémon game for every Nintendo-based console. For 20+ years…
25 Tips and Tricks for Dungeons and Dragons Players: Part Three
The ultimate tabletop game, Dungeons and Dragons, is having a major popularity boom at the moment. Like so many others, if you are just learning how to tackle the tremendous world of Dungeons and Dragons with your friends or in a DnD club, the size,…
Gamers Can Score Big At Bookmans
Are you a gamer looking for the latest video game releases? Maybe you’re a collector looking to fill out your retro Nintendo cartridge collection or find some rare Playstation JRPGs. Perhaps you simply want a cheap and entertaining video game system to occupy the kids….
25 Tips and Tricks for Dungeons and Dragons Players: Part One
Wow – there’s been a lot of love for Dungeons and Dragons at Bookmans lately. People are picking up the Lost Mine of Phandelver starter set, dice, and game books in droves. There’s no better time to impart some wisdom for newbies from a veteran…
VR: Taking Gaming to the Next Level
Is it finally time to take the plunge and invest in a virtual reality gear? If you’re interested in technology, are a serious gamer who needs the latest and greatest, or are just looking for a new and exciting experience, it’s time to take a…
Welcome to the World of Dungeons and Dragons!
Dungeons and Dragons, anyone? Hello Adventurer! While I hope this note finds you well, let’s get straight to the point. I have a job for you! I’ve found something big… BIG I tell you! I need my supplies delivered to Barthen’s Provisions in Phandalin, while…
Upgrade Your Game Night with These Tabletop Gems
We’ve all played board games before, and yeah, Monopoly is good I guess. Sure, Scrabble is great if you’re my grandma. If you’re bored just reading that, it’s time for a board game revolution in your home! Let Bookmans shed the skin of boring board games…
A Gamer’s Field Guide to Couch Co-Op
Don’t go in alone! Always have a buddy who’s got your back! If you spend a lot of your free time gaming, you’re a lot like me. I mean, how can you not – they’re awesome! My wife and I are always on the hunt…
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