Magic

Grand Reopening Events

Origin’s prerelease this weekend!  This Friday will be the last Draft for Dragon’s of Tarkir!!

NO POKEMON OR OTHER EVENTs this weekend (July 11th and 12th) because of big magic prerelease!!

Magic Origins, the next Magic set (replacing the summer core set) will have it’s prerelease on July 11th  @10 and 4, and the 12th at 10 and 3(two headed giant).  Cost is $30 in advance.  Sign up in the store or online.

 

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Info for Pokemon Prerelease and Earlier time for Date Night Magic….

Hey folks-here’s the scoop.

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Magic Date Night:  Saturday Night….NEW START TIME  OF 4;00…not 5:30….and pizza is included in new price ($25) (less external food options.  Pick up is by 8:30 at the latest (I’m taking my guys to see the Avengers.)

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Pokemon Roaring Skies Prerelease event is this Saturday morning May 2nd.  Here’s the deal.  We provide the space, but it is run by the Pokemon league folks, and as much as they would like to, they can not do preregistration for the event.  They’ve been allocated stuff for about 26 players. so it will be first come, first served, with registration starting at 10:30 am.  It is $30 (cash directly paid to the organizers).  Each player gets 6 packs of the new stuff to make their best decks with, plays a few rounds, and gets two more bonus packs when they return their land at the end.  We WILL be doing our version of this event for the release the next week, so if you can’t make it,  don’t want to risk not getting in, or don’t make it before they sell out, you CAN sign up in advance for the RELEASE event the week of the 9th (I started doing this for every new set after the first time when I had to watch a small parade of teary eyed kids…the Dad in me couldn’t take it).

There WILL be standard Pokemon League side by side with this event since we have the added space…

Parent to parent happy kid tips:

  1. It is not competitive and is good for all levels of players
  2. It will be a full house, so kids should either have parents around or be comfortable with that type of scene (as should you).
  3. Make sure they have food or $$ for snacks (please make the food both clean finger and rug friendly…I put in our human sized chessboard rug myself…)
  4. To avoid the sad kid syndrome…let them know that if they don’t make it into this one, that we will have a special one the next week for the release where they will get the same number of packs, but where you can sign up in advance so you are guaranteed a spot.  Let them know that not everyone will get in and that you will give it a try.  (See me if this happens….I can provide great words of comfort that come from someone who is not their parent, and is therefore much more heard.  I know…my kids treat me like the wah-wah voice of the Peanuts cartoons as well.)
  5. Make sure they have a box or ideally small bag to keep their stuff in…with name on it.  Every time we  have kids leave a pile of good cards on a table and get very upset when someone else picks them up.

This is for the Release event on the 9th….NOT FOR THE PRERLEASE on the 2nd.

Tiny Leaders-A new Magic format….

Welcome to Tiny Leaders.   We will be playing the format during Tiny Leaders Thursdays.

This is a new format of magic created by Bramwell Tackaberry (who still maintains a Facebook group dedicated to the format… in the spirit of Commander, but designed as a 1 on 1 format instead of for group games.

Here is the summary of the big rules:

Uses Commander rules-except:

  1. 50 card decks (including a “commander”)
  2. Cards must have converted mana cost (add up the total mana cost) of no more then 3.
  3. Players start with 25 life.
  4. 10 card sideboard-decks must stay at exactly 50 cards
  5. Best 2 of 3 game matches.
  6. Ignore Commander Damage rules
The Banned List: Our list is still undergoing changes, but the cards currently present are:
  • Ancestral Recall
  • Balance
  • Black Lotus
  • Black Vise
  • Channel
  • Chaos Orb
  • Contract From Below
  • Counterbalance
  • Darkpact
  • Demonic Attorney
  • Demonic Tutor
  • Earthcraft
  • Edric, Spymaster of Trest
  • Falling Star
  • Fastbond
  • Goblin Recruiter
  • Hermit Druid
  • Imperial Seal
  • Jeweled Bird
  • Karakas
  • Library of Alexandria
  • Mana Crypt
  • Mana Drain
  • Mana Vault
  • Metalworker
  • Mind Twist
  • Mishra’s Workshop
  • Mox Emerald, Jet, Pearl, Ruby, and Sapphire
  • Necropotence
  • Painter’s Servant
  • Shahrazad
  • Skullclamp
  • Sol Ring
  • Strip Mine
  • Survival of the Fittest
  • Sword of Body and Mind
  • Time Vault
  • Time Walk
  • Timetwister
  • Timmerian Fiends
  • Tolarian Academy
  • Umezawa’s Jitte
  • Vampiric Tutor
  • Yawgmoth’s Will
Additionally, these Legendary creatures cannot be used as Commanders:
  • Derevi, Empyrial Tactician
  • Erayo, Soratami Ascendant
  • Rofellos, Llanowar Emissary
Play Rules: There are no “free” mulligans.  Tiny Leaders uses the standard “Pairs mulligan” rule: the player shuffles his or her hand into their library and draws one fewer card than their last hand, a player may not mulligan a hand with 0 cards
If a commander would be put into a graveyard from anywhere or exiled from anywhere (so long as it is face-up or a player can look at it face down,) it’s owner may choose to put it in the command zone.
Each time you cast your commander, the next time you cast it from your command zone, it will cost (2) colourless mana more to play.Format Exclusive Cards: Three generals are available for use, to fill the colour identity holes left by no legendary creature existing with that colour identity and mana cost.

1. Mardu [Legendary Creature] WBR (2/2)
2. Sultai [Legendary Creature] UBG (2/2)
3. Jeskai [Legendary Creature] WUR (2/2)

 

“That’s Just Broken” Fate Reforged Set info…

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Shamanic Revelation - Buy a box promo for Fate Reforged
Special limited alt. art buy a box promo for Fate Reforged

The second set in the Khans of Tarkir Block, Fate

 

Reforged, is on it’s daily reveal of new spoilers leading up to the Jan 17th and 18th prerelease and Jan 23rd release, and it has us muttering the phrase, “Well that’s just broken” over and over again with a concentration of some of the best cards we’ve seen in a magic set in years.

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Register for Prerelease.

Sat events usually sell out, and early registrants will get to pick which of the special clan packs they would like.  As usual, we will be doing casual (3 rounds, win a round win a pack) and competitive (4+ rounds with two rounds winning needed for a single pack, but 12 or more packs for the top winners, depending on the number of players.  Sun. at 3 will be a two headed giant team event.  All of the events will be sealed (build the best you can from 6 packs provided in the prerelease kits) and also as usual, fun is the main goal of the days. 😉

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Open at 11am– D20 Black Friday-Small Business Sat Sales

We’re having a fun set of sales for Black Friday/Small Business Saturday.  Deals are good on those days as long as supplies last.

In addition to what is on the list, EVERYTHING else is on sale in D20 Style (ok…we got this idea from another game store, but we thought it was so cool that we wanted to do it too.)  Once you commit to your purchase, you get to roll 3 D6 and get that as a bonus discount.  (We’ll make anything below a 10 into 10, to make sure it is always at least that much.)

Item Reg. Price  Discount/Bonus

All Day, Both Days… buy 3 packs, get one free (Magic and Pokemon)

Spend $25 or more, get a free Deck Box-up to 4.99 value.

Magic Holiday Gift Boxes 19.99 $3 off Khans, $5 off Theros.
Magic Fat Packs 39.99
Khans/M15 Double Bonus Free Packs
Journey Into Nyx 39.99 25% off
Born of the Gods 39.99 25% off
Commander Decks
2013 (Except Mindseize)  34.99  $15 off ($19.99)
 2014 (Blue, Black, Green)  34.99  $15 off ($19.99)
 Pokemon—sales in store
 X-Men Dice Masters Starter Set  16.99

 

12.99 + buy one 1.99 booster andget 3 free!

Star Realms $21.99 $7.00 off… $14.99 final price!
Two Adventure time Specials
Card Wars Game $26.99-$21.99 $16.99 to $14.99
Adventure Time Munchkin $24.99 $5.00 off to $15.99
Bang Big Deals…
Walking Dead Bang 24.99 $5 off- to $19.99
Halo Bang 24.99 $5 off- to $19.99
Vanguard Packs 3.99 50% off

 

More in the store.

Dragon Throne, Khans Release Promo Card

Kahns Release Weekend Events

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So here is the dealeo with Events for the Khans Release weekend for Khans.

(Kahn’s online Practice Drafter)

  1. Thursday at OPEN at Midnight to buy first boxes (12:01 actually…since the release is Friday Sept. 26th.
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    Khans Release Promo card

    We will open at ~10 pm for a little pre-midnight Zombie Conspiracy.

  2. Friday:
    1. Release day: Boxes ($119.99, Boosters 3.99 per pack, buy 6 get one free), Intros decks ($15.99-17.99), and Fatpacks ($39.99-one bonus pack) .
    2. 7 p.m. Friday Night Magic.
  3. Saturday
    1. 1 pm…Kid’s Draft (and Non kids draft depending on signups)
    2. 4 pm...Two-Headed Giant ($17.50 pp)
  4. Sunday
    1. 11 am-Kahns Sealed tournament ($25 pp)

After it dying out for a while, interest in the league has popped back up because of how much people are enjoying Khans.  Stay tuned…

Kahn’s of Tarkir-Preorder Boxes now…

EN_MTGKTK_BstrDspHey 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 buy a box promo card for the first 30 boxes sold (that is 20 more at the time of this posting.)  Traditionally the preorder prices go up $10 per week to encourage people ordering as far in advance as we can.

Latest spoilers are here 

 

Some of our fave Cards so far….

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This week (and weekend)–Star Realms Toury, Magic Grand Prix Qualifier…

Hey folks, CardBack24-1

A couple of particularly interesting events this weekend:

 

Tonight (Thursday. Aug 21st) we are having our first Star Realms tournament.  This is a GREAT deck-building game that we finally got back in stock.

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And on Sunday, we are having a Qualifier for the Salt Lake City Magic Grand Prix.  Even if you don’t have any way to go, the qualifier is very interesting to try. If you’ve every wanted to see what it is like to play in a competitive tournament, this is a good one.  It is an M15 Sealed-deck event, which means that everyone has an equal chance in terms of the cards they get.  Competitive means that it includes things like opening and marking the contents of each set of six packs and then passing them around, dosie-do style so it ends up in another players hands.  Decks must be made and registered (returned to the same starting state before each match, and the rules are enforced at competitive level (no, take backs, or “I actually meant to…” and  playing to slowly can be called against you if the judge thinks that it is too much.  This not an appropriate event for new players, but if you know how to play and want to play like the big boys (and girls) do…this is a great event.

Start time is 10 am on Sunday, Aug 24th.

 

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