Orcs Nest stocks a wide selection of role-play books and novels, miniature figurines, collectible card games, board games, dice, magazines and much more.
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6 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2H 9RY
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The window display might be intimidating with its Dungeons & Dragons miniatures looking menacing in a "this place is only for forever-virgins" sort of way, "don't come inside unless you've got a +4 mace".
But you shouldn't let that put you off. Orcs Nest is filled with all sorts of gaming bits and bobs. Yes, there's an entire section of Magic: The Gathering cards and more psychedelically...more
When I was younger, I played quite a few RPGs in my day, and if I still played then, this is probably where I would come to find new ones and new books for them. While I don't play them anymore, I do still like my fair share of board games, and the Orc's Nest is the location to come in London to find new and interesting ones (and their expansions). I love going upstairs and browsing the games....more
Back in the day... I used to play various RPG's (role-playing games, to those uninitiated). Whenever I would visit London as a teenager I would stop in this shop to see what the latest and greatest games were, stock up on dice, miniatures, etc. The staff was knowledgeable and fun, and the prices were fair.
Although I no longer play these games (and there's no judgement for...more
Dungeons and Dragons scares me. Actually nearly all things similar to Dungeons and Dragons scares me. I find that adults who are super into that game forfeit the real world to get a little piece of that Dungeon whenever they can. It's complete and utter freakishness/dork-esque. If you're one of those people, don't seek help, go to Orcs Nest. They specialise in toys, books, magazines and...more
For the 14 year old geek in you who loved role play novels, magazinesa and collectibles (surely you remember those?) imagine a whole shop dedicated to them. This store is probably the only one left in existence on the planet.
A scary prospect I know, but you just can't knock this shop for catering to a very specific crowd and filling the geek niche in the market. If you were ever looking for...more