The long awaited Volo’s Guide to Monsters arrived Friday. We will only carry the limited edition cover, which will only have one printing, until they sell out, at which time we will shift to the regular cover, so if you want the limited cover, get it now.
Friday Night Sept. 30 we will host a Bundle tournament for the new Magic set, Kaladesh. For $45, players receive 1 Kaladesh Bundle from which to construct a 40 card deck with which they will duel 3 rounds, receiving 1 prize pack per round won. If at least 8 players sign up, 1 lucky player will receive a From the Vault: Lore set as a door prize.
The pre-release for the new set of Magic, Kaladesh, takes place this weekend. We will open at 10 a.m. on Friday. Sept. 23rd and close about 4 a.m. Saturday for the first pre-release. Pre-releases take place at Midnight Saturday morning, 2 p.m. Saturday afternoon then again at 12:30 p.m. Sunday and 4:30 (or whenever the 12:30 p.m. tournament ends) p.m. All of the tournaments are sealed deck, except the 4:30 Sunday which is a two headed giant. Entry is $30 at the door or $25 for any single tournament if prepaid by 9 p.m. Sept. 21. $80 for all 4. Players entering in all four also receive a limited edition Castle Perilous playmat. See you this weekend.
We are starting a Modern format Magic League. $5 entry. Register at the front counter. You may play any other member of the league during store hours and may play the same person a maximum of twice per day. Standard 3 match games.
You will receive 1 League point for each game played and 1 League point for each game won. All games must be reported to and recorded at the front counter. When you accumulate 10 points, you receive a promo card, when you accumulate 20 points, you receive a booster pack and receive 1 more booster pack for each additional 20 points earned. DCI Tournaments do not count for League play and games played after 6 p.m. Friday do not count. League Starts Labor Day and ends September 30
Getting ready for the Kaladesh Pre-release on September 24 and 25. 4 tournaments, Saturday morning at 12:01 and 2 p.m. that afternoon, then at 12:30 and 4:30 (or whenever the 12:30 tournament finishes, whichever comes 2nd). $80 for all 4, $25 for any 1, if you register by September 21, $30 after than. We will give away a From the Vault: Lore to one lucky player during the weekend.
Don’t forget to join us for the Eldritch Moon Game Day on Sunday, August 14th at 1 p.m. Standard format tournament with a $5 entry fee.
Magic’s Eldritch Moon Pre-release takes play the weekend of July 16 and 17. We are running 4 events that weekend: midnight and 2 p.m. tournaments on Saturday and 12:30 and 4:30 on Sunday. The 4:30 Sunday event is a 2-headed giant tournament. All 4 tournaments cost $80 or $25 for an individual tournament if you pre-register by July 13 at 9 p.m. Otherwise they are $30 at the door. Players who play in all 4 tournaments will receive a limited edition store playmat.
Join us for the pre-release of the second set in the Shadows over Innistrad block: Eldritch Moon. We will host 4 pre-releases over the weekend at 12:01 a. m. and 4 p.m. on Satuday July 16 and at 12:30 p.m. and 5 p.m. on Sunday July 17. Note that the Sunday 5 p.m. event will be a Two-headed Giant.
Pre-register by 9 p.m. July 13 for all 4 events for only $88 and receive a limited edtion dragon or angel playmat. Pre-register for fewer than 4 events for only $25 per event. Register at the door for only $30. All events are sealed deck. Pizza will be served and all players will be entered in the drawings for door prizes.
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.
Magic sales were up for the 1st quarter in 2015, but down for the subsequent 2 quarters. More about it here.