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Despite Apps And The Xbox, Houstonians Still Love Playing Old-Fashioned Board Games

Houston Matters producer Maggie Martin meets some board game enthusiasts around town, who explain why these pastimes still thrive in the era of technology.

Tea + Victory Board Game Café
A wall of games on display at Tea + Victory, a board game-themed café located near the Heights.


Tea + Victory is a new board game café that's near the Heights, but it's not the only place Houstonians can go if they want to play familiar titles like Monopoly or Risk to newer ones like Pandemic or Cards Against Humanity.

Back in April, Houston Matters producer Maggie Martin stopped by some popular spots to learn how Houston's board game culture is faring in the age of technology.