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.
Oath of the Gatewatch prereleases this weekend. Our first event will start at 12:01 a.m. Saturday morning with a 2nd one at 2 p.m. in the afternoon. Our Sunday events are at 12:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. Due to popular demand, we will run a Two-headed Giant event at 4:30 Sunday. All of the other events are single person Swiss style. We will provide pizza at the Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday events. Insomnia Cookies will provide cookies for our midnight event.
Thanks to all of those who came out for yesterday’s events. We had 10 for the Yu Gi Oh Ultimate Duelist Challenge, 6 for the My Little Pony Pre-release and 19 for the Bellwether Games Antidote tournament.
With the pre-release for the new Magic set coming up this weekend and Battle for Zendikar releasing October 2, WOTC has kindly released the deck list for the Battle for Zendikar Event Decks and there is some pretty nice stuff in there.
In order to try a different Modern format, we will start running Modern Peasant Magic tournament every Monday night for 4 weeks and see if there is any interest. Cost is $5.
For those unfamiliar with the Peasant format, all tournament Magic rules apply but your deck consists of a maximum of 5 uncommons with all other cards in your deck uncommon.
The midnight Origins pre-release went off great. If you want to play in any of the others, the second one today is at 2 p.m. then at 12:30 and 4:30 tomorrow (Sunday)
Just a reminder that tomorrow night at 9 p.m. is the last date to pre-register for the Magic Origins Pre-release this weekend and save $5. You can come by the store to do so or pre-register by following this handy link.
We are now taking pre-orders for booster displays of Magic Origins: $109.99 per display or $600 per case. Payment due at time of pre-order and this price only available until the Sunday before the release.
Want to win a box of From the Vault: Angels? Here’s how. Either post on our Facebook page, email us or drop off a list of what cards you think the set will include. The person with the most cards on their list correct wins a set of FTV: Angels. Contest ends on August 21 or whenever the first WOTC spoiler list gets posted or leaked. In case of a tie, the earliest list wins.