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Shane Boucvalt
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Thought I'd share my own experience of my game table purchase through boardgametables.com.


Order Process/Customer Service (9/10)

The order process was straight forward and easy, and even allowed me to specify what wood, covering, color and add-ons I wanted.

I ordered the Knotty Alder wood, with Forest Green Narrow-Knit fabric. No other options.

After payment, I did receive a confirmation from the payment processor that my transaction went through. Although a minor thing, I did not receive a confirmation from boardgametables.com that they received my order, until I emailed them directly a week later. Chad responded promptly that he did in fact receive my order.

I placed my order on March 23rd, and received the table on April 20th. This was actually quicker than what I was anticipating.

Delivery (5/10)

On March 20th, I received a call from the delivery company that my table should be delivered on March 23rd from Noon-4pm, and that I would need to be home in order to get the table. I then proceeded to make arrangements to not go to work that day.

That day, I get a call that the truck is too big to go in my neighborhood, even though I always get deliveries with no problem. I was told the shipper is responsible for making sure the delivery is on a smaller truck when required.

After contacting boardgametabes.com about this, Chad was very responsive in trying to resolve the problem with the freight company, and he succeeded in doing so, as the delivery company was able to transfer the package onto another truck by around 7pm.

An old guy by himself was on the truck in the rain, and told me I would have to help him carry it from the truck to my porch. One end of the box was opened and getting wet, and I asked him if that just happened, and he didn't seem to give a crap. And he said he was not allowed to help me bring it inside and out of the rain.

Boardgametables.com uses a moving broker, and probably does not have direct control over the exact company that delivers their stuff, so it is probably hit and miss how your delivery will go. I give credit to Chad for resolving the delivery issues quickly. Chad stayed in communication with me throughout the ordeal.


Assembly (10/10)

Assembly was a breeze. The hardest part was actually unwrapping everything. The only real steps in putting the table together was attaching the legs to the table itself. Note that I didn't get the extra options such as gaming drawers, cup holders, or table cover. So I do not know if that would have required extra steps.

The Table (9/10)

The table is the perfect size, as I have enough room to play Eldrich Horror, which is the game I own that takes the most play area.

The fabric wasn't quite as thick as I anticipated it would have been. I've played in casinos a lot, and I was expecting the fabric to be as thick as the felt gaming tables in the casinos - but I don't think it's that big of an issue after playing on it.

The table looks fantastic and makes picking up cards and rolling dice much easier. The edges have a the perfect amount of space to rest your arms. I am surprised they couldn't figure out a way to embed cup holder into the arm rests somehow, like with the folding poker tables.

The table is very sturdy and of good quality, and is a good value for the price that you pay.


Overall (8/10)

Boardgametables.com offer high quality tables at a reasonable price. The customer service is top-notch, and you get what you order pretty quickly, especially for a custom made table.

The delivery process can use some improvements, as I felt I was lucky to not get a damaged table. But the company made things right, by ensuring I got my table when I was supposed to, despite the setbacks.

The table is of high quality for the price, and the right size. The tables come in a variety of woods and fabric colors that are sure to fit in whatever environment you will be using it in.

I would recommend these tables for anyone who spends a lo of time playing games at home.


After assembly:


After Eldrich Horror Setup:


Close Up:


Close Up #2:



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How would you describe the feel of the table fabric? Is it like velvet or more like the slick fabric (speed cloth) that you'd find on a nice card table?
 
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Jimmydm90 wrote:
How would you describe the feel of the table fabric? Is it like velvet or more like the slick fabric (speed cloth) that you'd find on a nice card table?

I think the best way to describe the feel of it is the material from an ironing board.
 
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It is speed cloth. We can do velvet on special request if you prefer.
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What is speed cloth?
 
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Buhbooh wrote:

After Eldrich Horror Setup:
You will get in trouble when you play with Eldritch Horror: Mountains of Madness laugh

But jokes aside, this is a really great looking table - and a stylish game room too!
 
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PzVIE wrote:
Buhbooh wrote:

After Eldrich Horror Setup:
You will get in trouble when you play with Eldritch Horror: Mountains of Madness laugh

But jokes aside, this is a really great looking table - and a stylish game room too!

Thanks, still working on it!
 
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