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Game Collection

This guide details the different board and card games that can be checked out in the library. This guide also has a copy of rules and regulations for each game as well as links to online resources and strategies for the game.

Tabletop games, usually requiring a large surface to play, have grown in their popularity due to the variety available, diverse game mechanics, and the dynamics involved with large or small group sizes. With this in mind, Newton Gresham Library has chosen to dive into the gaming community with a diverse and growing tabletop game collection.

You are welcome to play on one of the many tables available in the library, or you can check-out up to 4 games at a time for a 4-day period. We welcome your suggestions and feedback as you take part in using this collection and we hope you enjoy the many games available!

Research Librarian

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Kristina Claunch
Contact:
936-294-1520
kclaunch@shsu.edu
Library (NGL) Room 223G

Many of the game pages in this guide were pulled from or inspired by the FSCJ LibGuide and were used with permission.

Types of Tabletop Games

  • Block/Tile Games
  • Board Games
  • Card Games
  • Deck Building Games (DBG)
  • Dice Games
  • Paper and Pencil Games
  • Role-Playing Games (RPG)
  • Strategy Games
  • Trading Card Games (TCG)

Types of Players

The following gamer types were pulled from the website Boardgaming.com and can be found here.

 

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