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Musings From The Acropolis

  • May 15, 2018

    Job Opportunity May 2018 - Sales Assistant

    We are looking to recruit a passionate and proactive person to join the team at our store in Norwich. Working as a part-time sales assistant, you will be involved in the continual growth of the store and our various communities....

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  • Recent Survey - Part 1
    May 13, 2018

    Recent Survey - Part 1

    Thank you to everyone who took the time to answer our recent customer survey. It was great to see such a wide range of ideas across a lot of different areas of the store and you can expect to see...

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  • Essen Spiel 2017 – Day 1 Round-Up
    October 26, 2017

    Essen Spiel 2017 – Day 1 Round-Up

    Essen Spiel is upon us again and this year seems to be bigger and more crowded than ever. Alex and I take a look at some of our highlights from the first day. For a board game convention, there was a lot of miniature games played today!
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  • Great Western Trail Board View
    September 22, 2017

    Alexander Pfister’s Great Western Trail Review

    Every month the staff at Athena Games chooses a game that they love and we put it on display as our ‘pick of the month’. In this article, Alfie Adams takes a look at his choice; Great Western Trail.

    Great Western Trail is a euro style game that combines engine building and deck building amongst numerous other mechanisms. Pitting 2-4 players as cow-barons of the great west, each trying to take the best cows they can to market in Kansas City.

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  • August 28, 2017

    Legacy Enchantress Part 1

    Kieren McCallum talks about his one (and only) legacy deck; Legacy Enchantress. Discussing what is in the deck and the tactics he employs when playing it. Enchanting your deck Enchantress is the first and, for the immediate future, the only...

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  • Gathering Magic: A Beginners Guide
    June 30, 2017

    Gathering Magic: A Beginners Guide

    John Brownlie talks about when and how he broke into Magic the Gathering and passes on his sage advice on how you want to approach joining the game. Walk the Planes A Whole New World The infinite planes of the...

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  • Magic is Changing
    June 16, 2017

    Magic is Changing

    Alex Moore takes a look at all the new changes to arrive in Magic the Gathering. Changes that will shake how Standard is played for the future. This article will cover the changes that Wizards of the Coast are bringing...

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★ Reviews

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493 reviews
van saar

good kit, gives me ideas for a platoon of astra militarum

Excellent service

Was very impressed with the price and delivery was swift. Would definitely use again

Pokemon Shining Fates Elite Trainer Box
Great Set!

A fantastic set with a lot of great cards to collect from the set. The promo Eevee card that comes with it is great and you get 10 booster packs.

Great service from Athena Games as usual. Thank you for a pleasant shopping experience.

Very good introduction to Gloomhaven

Learning to play the original Gloomhaven was a very steep learning curve. This is a great way to get into the game.