Free Comic Book Day

Free Comic Book Day

It’s almost that time of year again!  Free Comic Book Day is this Saturday May 6th.  Now you might be asking yourself “What is Free Comic Book Day?”  if so, it is a single day that has taken place every year (typically the first Saturday in May) since 2002 that celebrates independent specialty comic shops all over North America.  Publishers and suppliers work together to provide a selection of comics at cost to retailers who…

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This Week at Heroes’ Beacon (April 30- May 6)

This Week at Heroes’ Beacon (April 30- May 6)

Sunday April 30 Pokemon Sun & Moon Guardians Rising Prerelease!     Monday May 1 Modern Monday Bring your modern decks and play a swiss tournament. Entry fees go towards prizes.       Tuesday May 2 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.            …

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This Week at Heroes’ Beacon (April 24-30)

This Week at Heroes’ Beacon (April 24-30)

Monday April 24 Modern Monday Bring your modern decks and play a swiss tournament. Entry fees go towards prizes.       Tuesday April 25 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 April 26 D&D Encounters D&D Encounters runs every Wednesday following the…

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Geek New Year (AKA Free Comic Book Day)

Geek New Year (AKA Free Comic Book Day)

If you get our newsletter (and I would totally recommend that you do!), you’ve read me gushing over Free Comic Book Day already in the past (and I wouldn’t doubt there could be some follow ups once we’re past it). Don’t get me wrong, we have a ton of fun with you guys the day of, however, Free Comic Book Day is not free or easy to pull off. But we <3 you guys and…

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This Week at Heroes’ Beacon (April 17-23)

This Week at Heroes’ Beacon (April 17-23)

Monday April 17 Modern Monday Bring your modern decks and play a swiss tournament. Entry fees go towards prizes.       Tuesday April 18 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 April 19 D&D Encounters D&D Encounters runs every Wednesday following the…

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This Week at Heroes’ Beacon (April 10-16)

This Week at Heroes’ Beacon (April 10-16)

Monday April 10 Modern Monday Bring your modern decks and play a swiss tournament. Entry fees go towards prizes.       Tuesday April 11 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 April 12 D&D Encounters D&D Encounters runs every Wednesday following the…

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This Week at Heroes’ Beacon (April 3-9)

This Week at Heroes’ Beacon (April 3-9)

Monday April 3 Modern Monday Bring your modern decks and play a swiss tournament. Entry fees go towards prizes.       Tuesday April 4 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 April 5 D&D Encounters D&D Encounters runs every Wednesday following the…

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This Week at Heroes’ Beacon (March 27-April 2)

This Week at Heroes’ Beacon (March 27-April 2)

Monday March 27 Modern Monday Bring your modern decks and play a swiss tournament. Entry fees go towards prizes.       Tuesday March 28 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 March 29 D&D Encounters D&D Encounters runs every Wednesday following the…

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Board Game Blitz

Board Game Blitz

Board Games have become one of the hottest hobbies in recent years. With so many new games coming all the time, the question becomes which games are right for you. There are a number of ways to learn about games. You could check video reviewers on YouTube or other websites. You could read reviews, like those I post here or many other websites. But my favourite way to try new games is at a Board…

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Surviving a Convention (with children)

Surviving a Convention (with children)

Convention season is upon us! A couple years ago I attended my first ever BIG convention. It was Fan Expo’s 20th anniversary with the equivalent of a city in attendance. I believe it was something like 125,000 people over 4 days. It was amazing and insane. We spent a lot of time in Artist’s Alley and even more time waiting in line for photographs and autographs and food. It was an amazing experience- the staff…

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