Tiny Bookstore, With a Huge Heart House of Books & Games


Try Before You Buy + Adult Beverages Game Night at Luppoleto Brewing Co

Join us at Luppoleto Brewing Co the Third Thursday of each month for Game Night! We will bring STACKS AND STACKS of games for you to try while you relax and enjoy a pint or two.

How it Works

Sign-out games when you arrive and try while you sip on some freshly house-brewed beer! If you have your heart set on a particular game, be sure to get here early – and as an added bonus - you’ll get Happy Hour beer pricing too!

Video Tutorials

Are you a planner? Check out the playlist below for awesome video intros to many of the games we will have available. Watch before your visit to get a quick overview of game play and maximize time actually playing the game on Thursday!

Tutorial Videos (via YouTube)

Bonus Luppoleto Prizes

PLUS When you make a game purchase you get a Draft Beer BOGO coupon to use on your next Luppoleto Taproom visit. Buy 1 pint or half-pint of house-brewed beer & get 1 FREE!

Game Menu

We will bring A LOT of games and we know it’s hard to choose one on the spot. We hope this list might offer a chance to strategize and figure out what you want to try in advance! Here is a sampling of the games we will have available for you to borrow…

The Classics:

Games like…

  • Backgammon
  • Checkers
  • Chess
  • Cribbage
  • Dominoes
  • Othello
  • Scrabble
  • Skip-Bo
  • Trivial Pursuit
  • UpWords
  • And Yahtzee.

Card Games:

Games like…

  • Loonacy
  • Munchkin
  • Pairs
  • Timeline
  • And of course, good ol' fashioned playing cards!

Co-op Games

Work together to beat games like…

  • Castle Panic
  • Choose Your Own Adventure
  • House of Danger
  • And Pandemic Hot Zone.

The Euros

Games like…

  • Caracassonne
  • Catan
  • And Ticket to Ride.

These will often be the junior editions. Don’t be fooled by the name - gameplay is pretty much the same, they’re just faster!

Party Games

Fun games for groups like…

  • Codenames
  • Concept
  • Dixit
  • Smart Ass
  • Telestrations
  • And Wood or Wood Not.

Quick Picks

Easy to learn games you might not have tried before, like…

  • Ctrl
  • Dinosaur Tea Party
  • Gelatinous
  • Layers
  • NMBR 9
  • Rock Paper Wizard
  • Qwirkle
  • Tsuro
  • And Zombie Dice.

Two Person Strategy

Games like…

  • Castellan
  • Kahuna
  • Ogre Objective 218
  • And Unmatched.

We Take Requests!

We have demo copies of pretty much every game we stock and would be happy to bring anything you’d like to try.

We plan to bring STACKS of games and we know it’s hard to choose one on the spot. We hope that posting a list of the games we plan to bring might give you a chance to do a bit of strategizing ahead of time to figure out what you want to try!

We will be bringing the JR versions of a few eurogames because they are a faster, easier to learn version of the full game, so please don’t be fooled by the name and give it a try!

We Take Requests!

Still have questions? Please let us know! Or, stop by House of Books and Games where you can see our entire selection. We have demo copies of most of the games in our shop, so if there’s a game you’d like to try please let us know! Even games like 7 Wonders, the Car Wars card game, Die Hard, Horrified, Modern Art or Tokyo Highway. Just let us know ahead of time so we can bring them!

Come On In We're Open

  • Sunday 11:00 AM to 5:00
  • Monday Closed
  • Tuesday Closed
  • Wednesday Closed
  • Thursday Closed
  • Friday Closed
  • Saturday 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM

1073 Palisado Ave
Windsor, Connecticut 06095
in the Hayden Station Shops