Pick up last-minute gifts and holiday-break activities at this fun Queen Anne shop.
Unplug and reconnect at Blue Highway Games, a classic game store that carries board games, card games and puzzles, and that hosts classes and events such as Pokémon club and Magic camp. Try out a new game from the extensive free-play library, with recommendations from knowledgeable staffers who readily share their gaming enthusiasm. (2203 Queen Anne Ave. N., 206-282-0540)
Artifact Puzzles ($20–$148). These artistic wooden jigsaw puzzles started in Seattle. Designs include local artists and famous paintings printed on eco-friendly plywood and laser-cut into non-traditional, whimsical shapes.
Meeple Circus ($50). In this dexterity-enhancing game, each player must create a circus act, stacking acrobats, horses and more, Jenga-style. For 2–5 players, ages 8 and up.
A Fake Artist Goes to New York ($25). In this hard-to-find Japanese game, everyone draws a picture together, but one player doesn’t know what he’s supposed to be drawing! Can you spot the “fake artist” before he guesses the topic? Ages 8 and up.
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