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Play Expo Glasgow 2016!! June 6, 2016 No Comments

Hello all, we are pleased to say we will be trading at Play Expo Glasgow on the 11th and 12th of June! Like it’s sister event in Manchester it will feature retro video games, classic cabinet games, cosplay and also a table top area. We will be trading in the table top area hoping to bring you lots of goodies to buy. We will be alongside a demo area where you can give new games a try!

For further details go here.glasgowexpo

See you there!

Grim Tree Games now stocking Player 2 stores!! March 14, 2016 No Comments


Player 2 are a range of great Comic and Collectibles shops that specializes in collectible card games in the North West, and they do a mighty fine job of holding regular tournaments and game nights. That’s all cool, but as an added bonus they now sell a range of our tabletop stock! Yay!

Bob in, say hello, and take a look at the board and card games on the shelves. We will be working with the awesome chaps at Player 2 to make sure they have great games in stock and also look forward to running some events in store with them also.

See below for store locations and contact details. See you there!

Player 2 – Widnes
81 Albert Road,

Player 2 – Liverpool
80 Bold Street,
L1 4HR

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Grim Tree Games at Sheffield Triples March 11, 2016 No Comments

site_logoHello all! We are starting our 2016 calendar of events with a big one, we will be trading at Sheffield Triples on the 19th and 20th of March. As usual we will have a wide range of tabletop games for sale and as much friendly advice as you can ask for!

It is held at the English Institute of Sport, Sheffield at Coleridge Rd, Sheffield, South Yorkshire S9 5DA. Full details here.

Dice & Donuts Board Game Cafe, with added Grim Tree! November 20, 2015 No Comments


Dice and Donuts is a board gaming cafe that has just opened in the heart of Preston. Big games library, good food and good people. Can’t ask for much more….. or can you?

As an added bonus we are selling a selection of games there, look out for the Grim Tree shelf. Also from 7pm the first Friday of every month we will have a Grim Friday event. Come and play games with us! All are welcome, in the coming months we will be running theme nights with promotions and any other fun things we can think of.

Exciting times! Hopefully we will see you there to support the new venture, game on!

Find all the details for Dice and Donuts below:

Twitter: @diceanddonuts
Facebook: Diceanddonuts

Dice & Donuts
6 Butler St

Trade Stand, Unplugged Play, and Lords of War Tournament at Play Expo!! Phew. October 2, 2015 No Comments

We are excited to be trading again at Play Expo this year in Manchester on the 10th and 11th of October, check it out here.

However, it gets better than that. We are going to be located in the Unplugged Play gaming area run by Dark Cleo Productions, a tabletop gaming area full of board and card games for you to try.

But wait, it gets better than that. We are also helping Dark Cleo to run a Lords of War tournament featuring drop in games and prizes! I know right?!?!

*excited dance*

So, if you like gaming in all its forms come and say hello. See you there!

Blackpool Comic Con Here We Come! August 20, 2015 No Comments


The Grim Tree team will be let out into the public again, you have been warned! We will be trading at Blackpool Comic Con on the 12th of September at the Winter Gardens.

It’s the first time the event has run, but they are off to a great start. Take a look at the website for a full rundown of guests and events.

As well as selling games we will be happy to talk to you about anything gaming related, and will have lots of demo games you can take a look at!

See you there!

Kings of War, FREE rules and FREE shipping!! July 11, 2015 No Comments

kowpicThe day is here. Kings of War, the large scale fantasy war game, has it’s second edition. Like the first one all the rules are available as a free PDF here. All the rules you need to get started are in there. Games of Kings of War are fast paced and focus on strategy, easy to learn and difficult to master.

Taking a leap into the unknown with a new gaming system can be tricky, so to help you along currently shipping on all King of War figures at is FREE here. Also the large army packs have been reduced to £39.99 to help get you involved with a large army from the start. And for £39.99 these are large armies, take a look:

Kings of War Goblin Army Set (74 Figures)

Kings of War Ogre Army Set (19 Figures)

Kings of War: Abyssal Dwarf Army Set

Kings of War Basilean Army Set (48 Figures)

Lastly, your probably wondering how it looks being played, your in luck! Here are some photos taken during a demo game we ran at a previous event. Take a look at the action below, there has never been a better time to give it a try!!







Phalanx 2015 Kings of War and Trade Stand June 3, 2015 No Comments

Is it that time again? Blimey. June the 20th we will be trading at Phalanx Games Show in St Helens, a great event with a very friendly atmosphere and plenty of games to try.

We have our trade stand as usual, but this time we have a large demo table dedicated to Kings of War. Dwarves and Undead will clash, pick a side and throw your forces into the fight! The demo table will be running Kings of War all day and welcomes new and old players to the game. As well as selling the usual range of table top games on the trade stand we will have lots of Kings of War miniatures for sale also.

For more details on the Phalanx show click here.

See you there!

Play Blackpool 2015 April 26, 2015 No Comments

PLAY_BLACKPOOL_POSTER__2015_VER_B-1024x5151Hello all! Any of you that came to see us at Play Manchester will know that its a very cool event. Retro console gaming that you can walk up and play, cosplay, arcade cabinets, and lots of board games.

We are doing it all again with our trade stand at Play Blackpool on the 2nd, 3rd and 4th of May. Dark Cleo Productions (@darkcleopro) are running the board game area and we will be there with them playing and selling games :)

All the details are here, see you there!

Preston TableTop Day 2015 March 15, 2015 No Comments

fc7f74abb46bc77aa30af1d0956b5301_originalHello again. Guess what. We are doing another trade stand. Oh yes. But its better than that, it’s a trade stand at an actual TableTop day in the actual North of England! Woooooo!

I can get excited about this quite easily, as its going to rock. Conceived by Mille Levillele (@GeekonRadio) it was Kickstarted so it could be a free to get in, opening the doors to old and new gamers who want to come and get involved.

As usual we will be running as many demo games as we can as well as selling them. All the details from the Kick starter are here, the Facebook page is here, come and say hello!