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Holger Doessing
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Hi everyone,

I'll be staying in Firenze for a couple of days. Besides exploring all the usual sites I also plan on getting a gaming souvenir or two while I'm there.

I will definitely be visiting Stratagemma (I was there last year and was very pleased with what I saw). However, a bit of research has indicated that Firenze is also home to Games Workshop, Seven Dragons, and Games Academy.

Are any of these shops worth the detour? I am mainly interested in eurogames, and I don't care for CCGs or miniatures.

Thanks
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Christine Biancheria
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This place is really good. It's just a few meters from the Dome, so it's very convenient. BUT you have to really look in the store windows because it doesn't have good signs.

http://www.stratagemmaonline.com/Meraviglia/ita/

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Nicola Pertici
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Stratagemma is probably the best GS around here.

Another good one that you didn't mention is Mister Neko, it's in Piazza Beccaria (bus stop Leopardi of line 6, you can take it from the Firenze SMN train station).

Never been in the Games Workshop store, but I saw it passing by few years ago (if it's the one in San Frediano), it sells almost exclusively GW miniatures.

Games Accademy is a bit out of the center, they have the popular stuff, and the store mainly revolves around miniatures (x wing and warhammer) and CCGs, they have a wall of games but the boxes are stored verticaly with the cover facing you, so there's not a huge selection (it think not even 1/4 of the stuff that stratagemma has) even if the store is bigger, the store sells, beside miniatures and CCGs, comics and various gadgets too.

I used to go to Seven Dragons during high school when I was into Magic and Warhammer 40K, and as far as I remember they only had Miniatures and CCG and maybe some RPG stuff, but I'm talking about almost 15 years ago.
I'll ask my friends that regulary go to Seven Dragons for CCG tournaments, but I don't think that there's something that you couldn't find at Stratagemma
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Christine Biancheria wrote:
This place is really good. It's just a few meters from the Dome, so it's very convenient. BUT you have to really look in the store windows because it doesn't have good signs.

http://www.stratagemmaonline.com/Meraviglia/ita/

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I am not from Florence so I only know Stratagemma.

But they're simply great and nice and competent people and it's one of the best gaming stores in Italy, not only in Tuscany or in Florence.
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Ruben Rigillo
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It looks like there's a round-up in Tuscany.....
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Nicola Pertici
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Qwirz wrote:
It looks like there's a round-up in Tuscany.....

Yeah it's the third request this month for info about Firenze/Tuscany.

BTW, thanks for the tip Holder, I'm sure you'll enjoy your stay here in Tuscany
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Nicola Pertici
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If you're interested in eurogames you can get a copy of Florenza an italian pretty heavy worker placement set in the reinassance Florence. It will remind you all the places and the artwork you saw during your trip, so you can cosider it both a game and a souvenir

edit: Radho runthrough video
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Johan Maes
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Thanks to this thread I can confirm Strattagemma is still the place to be in downtown Firenze. Found myself a copy of Elsenborn Ridge at an advantageous rate
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Ahmed Alabbasi
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Glad that I found this post, I will pass by Startagemma tomorrow, right after my tour to the Dome.

Thanks everyone for the info.
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Starttragemma is a very nice shop, indeed, definitively a must!
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Galen Galen
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Hi, looking for local players, groups around Florence!

I'm new, parlo anche italiano.
 
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