Shuffles: FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions

Why all the fuss?

The Shuffles experience is much more than just playing a single game. It is an immersive visceral experience that allows us to escape the current humdrum. Shuffles is a community. Whether you would like to become a beastly warrior or a fish or a ghostly specter or any number of fantastic entities, Shuffles can help you achieve your final form. We offer offer over 1,400 board games and our library is constantly updated with the hottest new games. We also have game navigators who can help you find an old favorite or teach you a new game. We have custom-made gaming tables and chairs that have been in design and development for over a year. We offer a full service restaurant, bar, and coffee shop, with a retail store to boot. Even our lighting is custom; it is designed to show all colors with equal brilliance, thanks to the lighting engineers we consulted before our build. There are numerous special nights with different activities and deals to be had. We also support events, caterings and parties of up to 100 people.

Do you have food?

Yes, we have a full onsite kitchen, serving a full menu, with a large appetizer section of board game friendly foods. We are excited to offer a unique charcuterie experience and many made-in-house dips. We offer several different hot and cold sandwiches with vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options.
Check out our dinner menu

Do you have alcohol?

Yes, we have a full bar with several craft cocktails with syrups and sweet and sour made in-house. We will offer 8 beers on taps and over 50 beers from bottle or can. We have talked to several local breweries about having dedicated taps as well. Through our extensive bar program we will be offering Topeca coffee from our 2-group La Marzocco espresso machine, boutique sodas, energy drinks, flavored seltzers, Mexican coke, bag candy and snacks, as well as, a large assortment of milkshakes that can be made with or without alcohol.
Check out our drink menu

What kind of games do you have?

We have all the classic games from your youth and even your grandparents’ youth. Our main focus are table-top games; this is an industry which is currently enjoying total revenues measured in the billions and is releasing approximately 5000 new games per year. We have over 1,400 games in our library, each of which has been prepared by Shuffles with labeled baggies to help with set up and put up. We also have a list of all the classic games with recommended modern gaming titles that you might enjoy if you enjoy some of the “mechanics” in a certain classic game. This is a living dynamic collection of games that is continuously updated based on choosing the best of all these new releases and culling while still maintaining standard classic games, old favorites and popular games.
Check out our game library

How much does it cost?

At Shuffles you are always allowed to eat and drink without paying for a game pass; however, we think you will succumb to the lure of the library. The following fee structure applies to patrons who choose to game with us. The game pass pays for much more than just the game you are playing. We have over 1,400 games in the library and have spent about 900 hours in just preparing the games for commercial use. In addition, we keep track of frequency played and do inventory to repair or replace game pieces so that your gaming experience is top notch. We offer game navigators to choose and teach games to you, a buyer who works tirelessly to make sure we have a relevant collection in both the library and retail, custom game tables, booths, chairs, and lights. The overall experience is what we are selling and we are happy that you have made us your home away from home for something different.

Our policy for gaming is $6 unlimited gaming per person on all times except our “peak” times, which will remain $5 per hour, per person. Peak times are currently Friday and Saturday nights 6pm-midnight.

How does this compare to other hourly entertainment activities?

Here is a list of local entertainment models that are explicitly or implicitly hourly and their rates:

  1. Axe Throwing - $20 per hour per person
  2. Bowling - $10 - $17 per hour per person
  3. Movies - $5 - $14 per hour per person
  4. Escape Room - $20 - $34 per hour per person
  5. Billiards - $5 - $9 per hour per person
  6. Aquarium - $6 - $8 per hour per person
  7. Trampoline park - $5.33 - $15 per hour per person
  8. Dave & Busters - $20 - $40 per hour per person
  9. Driving Range - $5 - $11 per hour per person
  10. Go Carts - $72 - $96 per hour per person
  11. Paint & Sit - $15 - $20 per hour per person
  12. Miniature Golf - $7 - $10 per hour per person
  13. Casino - $20 - $20,000 per hour per person
  14. Laser Tag - $22 - $32 per hour per person
  15. Yoga - $6 - $15 per hour per person
  16. Horse Races - Free - $20,000 per hour per person
  17. Theater / Opera - $8 - $100 per hour per person
  18. Sailing Charter - $20 - $500 per hour per person
  19. Zip-line - $26 per hour per person
  20. Shuffles - $5 per hour per person

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