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Temporarily Closed

As you probably know, The Compleat Strategist's NYC headquarters is currently closed to customers. We're complying with all NYS regulations and recommendations and we will remain closed for the duration of the PAUSE order, until we're given the all-clear to reopen. Our distributors have also shut down for the most part, so new product is not moving between warehouses and stores. In the meantime, we can still ship orders for anything available from this site while we have it.  Every order is helpful to us during this difficult time. If you want to show your support for our store, please consider ordering a gift certificate from this site today.  These physical gift certificates do not expire, and you'll be able...

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Full Shutdown at 3 PM Today

As per NYS regulations, the city will go on PAUSE tonight, Sunday, March 22, 2020, at 8 PM. The store will be closed to customers thereafter. We are working on improving our online offerings for you during the coming weeks. We will have management in the store today from 12 PM to 3PM preparing for the shutdown. If you are nearby, you are welcome to visit and make a purchase during those hours. You can also call us to arrange for home delivery or pickup by 3 PM today. Please do not come out if you're not feeling well. We are practicing social distancing, and we want everyone to stay safe and well. Thereafter, you will be unable to visit the...

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Open Today, Closed Monday

Open Today, Closed Monday We will be open today and it’s the last day you can call and order a game for pick-up or come by to make a last minute gaming purchase. New York State has ordered all non-essential businesses to keep workers at home under the “New York State on PAUSE” executive order. As such, we are open today, Saturday, March 21, 2020, and we will shut down at close of business and not reopen until given authorization to do so by New York State. We do not know how long this will take but we hope for a safe and speedy resolution. This is the first time in 45 years of operation The Compleat Strategist has had...

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Friday, March 20 - Open

We are open regular hours today. As mandated, we are operating at a greater than 75% reduction in staff. We're happy to help you with orders from this site or placed by phone to (212) 685-3880. You can order free home delivery (continental U.S. only), place an order for pick-up at the store, or come by if you're already nearby.  We are practicing social distancing and taking all recommended precautions.   If you'd like to help us weather this crisis, and you're a gamer who knows you'll be looking for games in the future, please consider ordering a gift certificate from this site. We'll ship the gift certificate to you as soon as possible, and you'll be able to use it...

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Hours Update - Closing Today at 6 PM

We are closing today, Thursday, March 19, 2020, at 6 PM rather than our usual 9 PM. This is a change to our Thursday hours until the situation changes, and we may make further changes to our hours. We will be open to 6 PM today, and we are planning to work regular hours tomorrow, Friday, 3/20. You can place orders with us by phone for anything in the store, and we're happy to arrange for you to pick the order up at the store or we will ship your order to you free of charge. This page is maintained remotely, and we have minimal staff in the store at this time in compliance with NYC policy. We thank you...

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