IN NEW LOCATION!!! 1530 Park Street. (Park in BOA lot or Theater garage, or street)

d20-logo-on-dark-for-websiiI530 Park Street
Alameda, CA 94501
510-522-2109

Tues-Fri.  3:30 to 7:00
Saturday 11 to 6
Sunday 11 to 6
Mondays Closed
Often open later for events

  • Upcoming Events
  • Sat 16

    Unstable Two-headed Giant

    December 16 @ 4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
    Wed 20

    Weds Intro D&D-5pm

    December 20 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    Fri 22

    Friday Night Magic

    December 22 @ 6:45 pm - 10:30 pm
    Sat 30

    Pokemon League 11am-NEW Location

    December 30 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Black Friday-Small Business Saturday Hours and Deals….

Black Friday-Small Business Saturday Hours and Deals….

Hours—Open Friday at 11am!!  Support your local business folks 😉 Special Deals for Black Friday and Small business Saturday : Item Regular Price Sale Price/bonus Notes/limits Magic Magic Archenemy $59.99 $39.99 First 12 sold ($49.99 Foreign Magic Booster Boxes $149-119 $79.99 While supplies last Magic Singles Buy $100 or more Get 1 masters pack (one more masters pack for each $50 above 100) Fat packs… Continue Reading

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The Case for Family Game Night

The Case for Family Game Night

The case for Family Game Night. I see a lot of families come into the store and see how they interact with each other. “It’s his/her thing” There are a lot of kids dropped off with parents who through their hands up in the air about understanding the games the kids are playing, but are…

Happy New Year -2015

Happy New Year -2015

Happy New Year folks… Here is the D20 2014 year in review( in rhyme) Before we get started, a nod to the camp of game day winners, those we call champ… January brought us a magic memento As many of us hoofed it to Grand Prix Sacremento And in Pokemon, to Black & White we…

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…

Parents back to school Guide for Trading Card Games

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.   First…what are TCG’s (Trading card games)?…

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…

(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…

The Good, The Bad, and the Peter (Mohrbacher)….

The Good, The Bad, and the Peter (Mohrbacher)….

Two bits of news regarding store Friend, Peter Mohrbacher.  For those of you who don’t know, Peter is one of the better Magic artists who happens to live in Alameda.  He has done a ton of cool cards, including Erebos, God of the Dead, the much maligned (only for abilities, not for lack of great art)…

Special Magic Revised Box Draft at D20 Games Alameda

Ok…clearly we are out of our minds.  ;-). UPDATE:  Date has been changed to June 29th (Sat).  We will close the store for the evening…only open to the players. (each player can invite a limted number of guests.)   BONUS… Beta card draft based on who signs up first—-Beta Lands and Beta cards—We will put…

No more Adult Yugioh Tournaments or play at D20?!? Why…

Important announcement: No more Adult Yugioh @ D20  We sincerely apologize to the majorly of Yugioh players who are lovely and respectful people that the continued tone set by the rest have forced  us to this  decision, but the persistent problems created by bad apples in the group (language, aggression, unfair trading, shoplifting) have reached…