About Us

Black Knight Games is a games and hobby store in Hamilton, ON. We specialize in miniatures games, collectible games, board games and role-playing games. We have a large gaming area where we run leagues & tournaments, and allow open gaming! Our goal is to create and maintain a friendly and inclusive environment for gamers.

Below you will find a brief profile of our staff members who filled out a questionnaire. Hopefully, these profiles provide insights for gamers who are looking for new games to try or what some of our staff enjoy most about our community. Ultimately, we hope these profiles help our community members place names to the faces they see at our store every day, making our staff more approachable, recognizable and memorable. Here is a little bit about us:

Name: Brad

Position: Ruler of all you see

When did you start working at BKG?: At the creation of the Omniverse.

Favourite Board Game(s): Gloomhaven, Lobotomy, and Mansions of Madness. 

What armies do you collect?: Daemons of Khorne, Harlequins, Drukhari, Legion of Everblight, Cryx, and Resurrectionists. 

What game(s) do you think everyone should try?: Blood Bowl. It’s humbling.

What movie or book makes you most excited about gaming?: All of them. 

What is your favourite part about the BKG Community?: Being a part of something that is so inclusive and inviting. 

What D&D Class are you?: Silent Assassin. I’m just bad at it. 

Favourite MTG colour or guild?: Red, Black, Blue, White and Green.

Describe your painting style: Jackson Pollock meets Dallas Kemp.

Biggest gaming addiction: Gaming. 

When I’m not gaming I’m…: Not gaming? What is this of which you speak?

Name: Cody

When did you start working at BKG?: May 2018.

Favourite Board Game(s): Gloomhaven.

What armies do you collect?: Dark Angels, Bloodbowl Dwarfs and Wood Elves, and Sylvaneth.

What game(s) do you think everyone should try?: Dungeons and Dragons.

What movie or book makes you most excited about gaming?: Lord of the Rings trilogy or Harry Potter.

What is your favourite part about the BKG Community?: The pure joy in the games we are passionate about. Each community is unique and vibrant and makes it that much better to play!

What D&D Class are you?: Multiclass as:  Druid/Bard.

Favourite MTG colour or guild?: Mono Green! 

Describe your painting style: Classic + moss.

Biggest gaming addiction: D&D and X-Wing.

When I’m not gaming I’m…: Working.
Name: Tyler

Position: Website Coordinator/ Social Media.

When did you start working at BKG?: July 2019 – September 2019 (Press F in chat).

Favourite Board Game(s): Munchkins, Risk, Joking Hazard, and What Do You Meme.

What armies do you collect?: Tyranids, Necron, and T’au.

What game(s) do you think everyone should try?: D&D because it opens up your imagination and your creative platform.

What movie or book makes you most excited about gaming?: The Lord of The Rings/ Hobbit, Halo books, Game of Thrones (do 40K codexes count?).

What is your favourite part about the BKG Community?: The inclusiveness! Everyone is so friendly and accepting which makes learning games much less intimidating.

What D&D Class are you?: Fighter/ Druid but I’m just getting in to D&D and don’t know a whole lot.

Favourite MTG colour or guild?: I don’t know anything about Magic (*insert Pot of Greed meme).

Describe your painting style: Bad? Contrast paints help me slap a coat of paint on that looks half-decent from afar though, so I recommend contrast paints if you are self conscious about your painting abilities.

Biggest gaming addiction: Gotta be Warhammer 40K because I can spend so much free time just building and painting my army without even actually playing the game.

When I’m not gaming I’m…: Working to pay off my gaming habits (and University debt).
Alex:

Position: Lovable Scamp

When did you start working at BKG?: This summer, doing super fun summer camps!

Favourite Board Game(s): Betrayal at House on the Hill, Potion Explosion, Arkham Horror (the Card Game).

What armies do you collect?: Necrons.

What game(s) do you think everyone should try?: D&D and Starfinder (Especially Starfinder)

What movie or book makes you most excited about gaming?: Hmm, honestly any book or movie really inspires me to run super fun D&D / Starfinder games. I take my ideas from everywhere. 

What is your favourite part about the BKG Community?: The sense of community we have here. Everyone is so passionate about their love for their hobbies and I love to see the excitement we all share together.

What D&D Class are you?: I love to play Druid, but I’m probably a Bard. 

Favourite MTG colour or guild?: Fav colour green. Fav guild Gruul (Red / Green).

Describe your painting style: Hot Garbage.

Biggest gaming addiction: Definitely tabletop RPGs, though Kill Team is getting up there in addictiveness.

When I’m not gaming I’m…: Writing, editing, playin’ good ol’ vidya.