Queen’s Gambit • Games and Hobby Shoppe To Accept Investment From Their Community Through MainVest

Utilizing MainVest to raise capital from both accredited and non-accredited investors, Queen’s Gambit • Games and Hobby Shoppe is excited for the opportunity to have members of the community invested in the business. Check out the details of the investment on our MainVest Profile page.

Queen’s Gambit • Games and Hobby Shoppe is seeking investment to create a new community driven game and hobby store that engages the local community and evangelize tabletop gaming to the Greater Merrimack Valley.

With this fundraising effort we are seeking additional resources to make our projected space an amazing space for gamers – hard core and casual alike – to relax, play games, and buy more than a few things as well.

Our Mission

At Queen’s Gambit • Games and Hobby Shoppe, we are looking forward to providing a safe and welcoming environment for families and friends to gather around games and amusements that encourage face to face social interaction, cooperative as well as competitive board, card, and role playing game experiences.

Our History

Carrie, Dave and Russ have been close friends for over 30 years.   With the support of our caring community of friends that have encouraged us over the years that we have decided to try something a bit daring.

For years, they have pondered how to incorporate our passion for tabletop gaming into something more than a hobby. Dave and Carrie have their own published titles.  You can check out their website www.lupusrexgames.com, and their titles on DriveThruRPG.  As for Russ, he has also wondered how he could use what resources he has available to help foster values that he holds dear – the value of community and friendship.

We have a solid financial plan, and a solid amount of funding already secured.  However, we have decided to open up a crowdfunding campaign to help provide additional funds to build a strong start-up marketing campaign, and hopefully also allow us to provide a space than the usual rows of shelves and tables that is the standard in game stores in the area.

We’ve poured over market research, how to guides, read the nightmare scenarios, run then numbers, and done several gut checks. While we have a few weaknesses to address, we firmly believe that our strengths, and active support from experts, can pull us through the all-important first years.