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Zombie Conspiracy Draft

Zombie Conspiracy Draft

  Update to the original…We’ve figured out a very, very fun way to play this that we call Zombie Conspiracy.    The problem that we were having with Conspiracy was that as much fun as it was to play, it was really no fun to be the first guy knocked out and waiting around for…

D&D Attack Wing Tyranny of Dragons

D&D Attack Wing Tyranny of Dragons

Dec. 18th @ 6- $10 pp. Compete for the Ancient White Dragon prize! (Top two players, with one fellowship prize!

THG–Magic Prerelease Rerelease Rewind Sealed- Mystery Box with prerelease kits from Ravnica to Khans…

THG–Magic Prerelease Rerelease Rewind Sealed- Mystery Box with prerelease kits from Ravnica to Khans…

11:30am-4:30–$30 pp.
Special Magic event: Reach into Mystery box to pull random Prerelease box from Ravnica on. build sealed and play 4 rounds.

Khans Two-Headed Giant

Khans Two-Headed Giant

Sat, 12-27 @ 4 pm. $17.50pp.  Two-headed giants are a team Magic the Gathering event. Teams usually comprise of buddies, parent/kid combos, and a lot of couples. Both players play together…..click for mor info…

D&D Attack Wing Tyranny of Dragons

D&D Attack Wing Tyranny of Dragons

Dec. 30th @ 6- $10 pp. Compete for the Ancient White Dragon prize! (Top two players, with one fellowship prize!

Featured Posts

Extened (Secret) Holiday Hours-early late…etc…

Extened (Secret) Holiday Hours-early late…etc…

Open some extra hours to help with holiday shopping… Weds. 12/17/14 Secret Open @ 8:30-11:30 am…free coffee for the post-drop off parent crowd… Thurs. 12/18/14  Secret Open 9 pm-11 pm for after the kids are asleep shopping Monday 12/22/14 Secret Opening…10 am to 8 pm Tuesday 12/23/14 Secret Opening..10 am to 10 pm 12/24-25 Closed…

Out of school today?  Open at 12 for a special magic sealed event…

Out of school today? Open at 12 for a special magic sealed event…

12/11/14: Hey folks,, I know the kids are out of school today, so we will open up for a special event before normal hours (at noon).  If we have enough players (IE, more then 4) we will do a prerelease rerelease mystery box tournament.  If not, we will do a Zombie Conspiracy  draft.  Hope everyone survived…

Thanksgiving Stuff(ing)…open and Black Friday and Small Business Saturday Sales…

Thanksgiving Stuff(ing)…open and Black Friday and Small Business Saturday Sales…

Hey folks…  Happy Thanksgiving! (In this post…recomendations for great T-Day Games and what events are coming up this week…. We’re going to be open this week for some fun events as well as a Black Friday and Small Buisness Saturday Sale…  More on that in a later post. In the meantime, here are our top…

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...
(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…

Game Reviews

Betrayal at the House on the Hill

Betrayal at the House on the Hill

Oh man is this game fun.  The horror story type language makes it a bit much for very young kids, but for the PG-13 and above crowd this is one of the best games group games I’ve come across in a long time.  (Clearly I missed the boat on this, because the ebay sold prizes…

Love Letter – Don’t need lots of cards for a great two player (up to 4) game

Love Letter – Don’t need lots of cards for a great two player (up to 4) game

We are always on the hunt for two player games, particularly those that can work for couples.  Love Letter was a particularly good find, since it blends deceptively simple game rules and quick game play with an hidden sophistication that revolves around doping out the other player (actually players, since the game can play up…

Cover your Assets Review, D20 Games

Cover your Assets Review, D20 Games

Cover Your Assets by Grampa Beck Games.. Ben’s Review:  (Store owner Guy) Summery:  Deceptively great game in a goofy box.  Great for virtually all player levels, and good social fun.  Best played with 3-6 players.  Extremely easy to learn, but stays fun for a long time.  Play time, 20-30 minutes a round, usually needs two rounds to…