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D20 Games-Intro to D&D for Parents (and others)

D20 Games-Intro to D&D for Parents (and others)

By Ben Calica This guide is designed as a simple, English translation for parents, significant others, and just those who felt curious as to what the heck D&D is all about.  We run D&D Encounters at D20 Games these days, and I’m old enough to have played the game with the first white books back in the…

Kahn’s of Tarkir-Preorder Boxes now…

Kahn’s of Tarkir-Preorder Boxes now…

Hey folks.  Kahn’s of Tarkir Is looking great and just revealed a big surprise…the return of the onslaught Block Fetch Lands! This..(and the General Fun Cards that are being previewed in the Set) are making buying the booster boxes a hot commodity.)  Presale boxes are going for $109.99 as of Sept 2nd and will include the…

Parents back to school Guide for Trading Card Games

Or how to send your kid off to school with their beloved trading cards and get both back happy and whole… Private Note to (fellow) Parents: Ok…now that school is back in session, a few parent to parent bits of advice about collectible card games during the school year. Trading Issues: 80% of issues between kids…

Guide to Tabletop Games# 2 Deck Building Games

Guide to Tabletop Games# 2 Deck Building Games

  If games like Magic and Pokemon (Trading Card Games) are games where you build a deck to go and play each other, deck builders are games where you start with tiny decks, and part of playing the game is competing to acquire the cards to make your deck better. Most people who like the…

Guide to Tabletop Games: #1 TCG/CCG (Trading Card Games)–Magic/Pokemon/Yugioh etc…

Guide to Tabletop Games: #1 TCG/CCG (Trading Card Games)–Magic/Pokemon/Yugioh etc…

Hey guys…I’ll keep adding to this as time goes on, but I get asked a lot (particularly by parents) about what games like Magic and Pokemon really are.  Here’s a shot at doing geek to English translation. Magic, Yugioh, and Pokemon are what are known as trading card games(TCG) or collectible card games(CCG).   Basically…

The Scoop on the Magic 2015 Core Set, M15 Rocks

The Scoop on the Magic 2015 Core Set, M15 Rocks
Magic sets come out every 3 months, and this time each year in July, we get the next  Core Set.  This year, in addition to the normal bucket of old classic cards, the Magic 2015 Core set  is overstuffed with goodies, both great individual cards, and a collection of mini-themes, some of which lay some big hints about...

Screen Free Week-May 5th-11th

  The Screen Free Week Challenge: Get your family to go the week without (non-work) screen-time get a FREE magic or Pokemon Pack (Max 2 per family)–Have a family game night and get 2!! The Challenge:  Get your family to go one full  full week screen free!  (no videos, video games or computers except for work/homework, or…

(April Fools) Big Changes at D20..Played out…

(April Fools) Big Changes at D20..Played out…

April 5th…yes there is Date Night Magic tonight. Update….Happy April Fool’s Day…;-)—A joke…relax…just a joke…really… It is with very mixed feelings that I need to announce some big changes for D20.  After almost three years of working to make things work as a game store, I’ve needed to face some very difficult realities and admit…

Happy Valentines Day

Happy Valentines Day

Happy Valentine’s Day Folks…go out( or stay in) and play with someone you love. This weekend we are having our Two-Headed Giant with a special twist.  Any one who comes with a significant other on a Date (kids, this does include moms) can get a one dollar upgrade on our two dollar sleeve special from…

Born of the Gods is on it’s way!!!

The second chapter in the Greek inspired Theros block is on it’s way and we’re starting to get psyched.   Prerelease is signing up now (sign up soon to get the color of your choice for the prereleae pack.)  Pre-order box prices are starting to go up, but we will do $105 this week, going…

Buy Tickets Here For D20 Events

9/18-…Fri. Last M15 Draft..Sat & Sun.  Khans of Tarkir Prerelease!!!

  • Tues
    • 6 pm Conspiracy Draft (if enough People…)
  • Weds
    • Magic League
    • Commander Casual Play
    • D&D Encounters (5pm.-$5 per player)-
  • Thurs.
    • Star Realms Tournament…5:30 Start time….
  • Friday
  • Sat
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UPDATES
Coming up,  THG on the 30th.