Come join us for Easter this weekend. We will be open regular hours and will have Easter Eggs hidden for your little ones to find. Buy $25 worth of merchandise to build a game or comic Easter Basket and we will give you the basket FREE!
Get ready for the Pokemon XY – Fates Collide Prerelease at Castle Perilous Games & Books April 24 !
Players will receive a Fates Collide Prerelease Kit that includes 4 Pokemon Fates Collide Boosters and a Evolution Pack that contains 22 key cards from current and prior sets, plus 1 of 4 Prerelease promo cards and will build a 40 card deck from these cards and basic energy.
For the April 24th event we will play 3 rounds and those players finishing all 3 rounds will receive an additional 3 XY—Fates Collide Boosters! Players must play all 3 rounds to receive the additional boosters.
Pokemon Fates Collide is the eleventh expansion of the English XY Series, and the third of XY BREAK. The set continues to feature Mega Evolution as powerful Pokémon-EX, centering around the Psi Pokémon Alakazam. The English set will also feature the various formes of Zygarde. It will be released i on May 4, 2016.
Fates Collide is set to feature over 120 cards.
Fates Collide will have 13 new Pokémon-EX, including 3 Mega Evolution Pokémon, and 5 new Pokémon BREAK cards.
Here are 1st and 2nd place winners in Saturday’s X-wing Miniatures Store Championships. Congratulations to the winners and thanks to all that came out.
The Star Wars X-Wing Miniatures tournament is this Saturday. Registration takes place from 10 to noon. Please bring 2 100 point squadrons with you, 1 Rebel and one Imperial as well as ship rosters. However, per FFG tournament rules, you will use the same squadron throughout the tournament.
Our comics may arrive a day late this week. From our supplier:
A truck carrying Diamond product from the Plattsburgh Distribution Center to the Olive Branch Distribution Center was involved in a serious accident that will delay some customer shipments of product on sale February 24. The driver was unhurt.
Diamond will be coordinating an emergency shipment for the affected customers. This may result in a delay of one day for direct ship orders placed on Monday, February 22nd.
The Southern Illinoisan has a write up on the store’s 26 years in business.
Due to the snow, Bellwether Games “Swamped” Release party has been rescheduled until February 21 from 1 to 3 p.m.
Come join us to help us celebrate 26 years in business on February 21. Capybara Ink will do sketches and have art for sale, while Bellwether Games will run demoes of their games Swamped, Antidote and Drop Site as well as test variants. We will host a drawing for over $1000 worth of prizes at 5 p.m. If you are on our email list, check for a message on how to get an extra ticket for the drawing.
Enterplay has allowed the store to host the ONLY My Little Pony TCG tournament in Illinois and the only one in a roughly 300 mile radius of Carbondale. The next closest regional tournament are in Lafayette Ind. and Lee’s Summit MO. The tournament is scheduled for Noon on February 20 and costs only $5 to enter.
Carbondale’s own Bellwether Games will be here from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. today, offering players the chance to play Antidote, Drop Site and their soon to be released Swamped games.