This week at Heroes’ Beacon (February 13-19)

This week at Heroes’ Beacon (February 13-19)

Monday February 13 Modern Monday Bring your modern decks and play a swiss tournament.  Entry fees go towards prizes.       Tuesday February 14 X-Wing Miniatures Casual Game Night Learning or an experienced player come out and play a round or two? New players welcome you don’t need to own the game to learn to play.             Wednesday February 15 D&D Encounters D&D Encounters runs every Wednesday following the…

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This week at Heroes’ Beacon (February 6-12)

This week at Heroes’ Beacon (February 6-12)

    Monday February 6 Modern Monday Bring your modern decks and play a swiss tournament.  Entry fees go towards prizes.         Tuesday February 7 X-Wing Miniatures Casual Game Night Learning or an experienced player come out and play a round or two? New players welcome you don’t need to own the game to learn to play.             Wednesday February 8 D&D Encounters D&D Encounters runs every…

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This week at Heroes’ Beacon (January 30th- February 5th)

This week at Heroes’ Beacon (January 30th- February 5th)

  Monday January 30 MtG: Modern– Bring your modern deck out for some casual play!       Tuesday January 31 X-Wing Minatures Casual Night Learning or an experienced player come out and play a round or two? New players welcome you don’t need to own the game to learn to play.             Wednesday Feb 1 D&D Encounters D&D Encounters runs every Wednesday following the adventures outlined by Wizards of…

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The Changes in Standard Magic

The Changes in Standard Magic

The Changes in Standard Magic Brian Smart   The Sky is Falling!!  Okay, maybe the sky is not falling but the powers that be over at Wizards of the Coast did make some major changes to the standard format recently with the banning of three cards, while also banning two cards in modern. Those of you who know me know that when Smuggler’s Copter was first released I did everything I could to get as…

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Magic Everywhere!

Magic Everywhere!

It appears this is going to be a challenging year for fans of Magic: The Gathering.  At least, a bad year for the pocketbook.  Fans of Magic: The Gathering products will have tons of new cards to get excited about but at the end of the day, the number of sets and amount of material is almost overwhelming — especially for players who enjoy multiple formats.  All of this on the heels of what is…

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Commanders of Oath of the Gatewatch

Commanders of Oath of the Gatewatch

I love Magic the Gathering’s Commander format.  As such, I always find it fun to look at upcoming Legendary creature cards to see what potential they might have as Commander cards.  Is it worth trying to build a deck around some of these cards?  Are they worth hunting down? Lets look at each new Legendary creature as I give some of my initial knee-jerk thoughts on the card.  You may see something in these cards that…

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Take the Oath — The Next Magic Expansion Makes Landfall in January

Take the Oath — The Next Magic Expansion Makes Landfall in January

Get ready for Oath of the Gatewatch!  Set 2 of 2 in the Battle for Zendikar block! Number of Cards 184 Prerelease Events January 16–17, 2016 Prerelease Format Sealed (4 Oath of the Gatewatch/2 Battle for Zendikar) Release Date January 22, 2016 Launch Weekend January 22–24, 2016 Game Day February 13–14, 2016   January marks the release date of the next Magic: The Gathering set – Oath of the Gatewatch. This is the second set…

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Oath of the Gatewatch Prerelease

Oath of the Gatewatch Prerelease

$35 per event.  $5 off per additional event after the first. Jan 16 – 12:01 am – Sealed, 9am – Sealed, 3pm – Sealed Jan 17 – 9am – Sealed, 3pm – Two Headed Giant For the Oath of the Gatewatch Prerelease, each player will receive a Prerelease pack that they can use after the event as a take-home deck box. Inside each Prerelease box, there will be four Oath of the Gatewatch Booster packs…

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Commander 2015 Is Coming!

Commander 2015 Is Coming!

November marks the launch of Commander 2015 — the latest in Wizards of the Coasts’ now annual Commander deck offerings.  I love playing Commander, and I’m always excited to see the new Commander sets.  Each iteration of decks becomes more refined and engaging and this year’s sets are no different. If you’re not sure what Commander is, I suggest reading the rules on the Wizards of the Coast website (here).  In short, it’s a fun…

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