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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A review: Kingsburg

A review: Kingsburg

Kingsburg By Scott Brownlee “Your majesty, I feel the coming of winter signals most poorly for my territory. This year’s crop was small, and we have been most devoted to maintaining your standing armies to prevent the resurgence of the goblin invaders.” Build your territory and rise in status in Kingsburg, a game of management and risk for two to five players. Players each construct their provinces as they see fit. Will a new Guard…

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Board Games To Watch For

Board Games To Watch For

With the rising popularity of board games some distributors are having trouble meeting the initial demand of new games. This means they sell out quickly and you could find yourself waiting months for a restock or worse a reprint of the game to arrive back on shelves. To avoid this frustration you can always preorder games with us. This allows us to properly gauge interest and order an appropriate amount. (Sometimes games are in such…

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What will Magic Look like at Heroes Beacon Moving Forward?

What will Magic Look like at Heroes Beacon Moving Forward?

What will Magic Look like at Heroes Beacon Moving Forward? by Brian Smart  Over the last little while I have been hearing some different opinions on what the Magic landscape will look like in the wake of the latest Pro Tour and what the state of the game is here locally in Saint John.  This week we will talk about the state of standard, the introduction of Star City Saturdays and the game night benefits…

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DC Deckbuilding- A Review

DC Deckbuilding- A Review

DC COMICS DECK-BUILDING GAME (Cryptozoic) By Scott Brownlee “In the DC Comics Deck-building Game, you take on the role of Batman™, Superman™, or one of their brave and heroic allies in the struggle against the forces of Super-Villainy! While you begin armed only with basic combat maneuvers, you will add new, more powerful cards to your deck as you go, with the goal of defeating as many of the DC Comics Super-Villains as you can….

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Star Wars Armada: The Corellian Conflict

Star Wars Armada: The Corellian Conflict

Star Wars Armada is a miniatures game from Fantasy Flight Games where players assume the role of a fleet Admiral commanding either Imperial or Rebel capital ships and squadrons of fighters through battle to decide the fate of the galaxy! The Corellian Conflict allows up to six players to wage and epic campaign spanning multiple battles claiming hyperlane routes, shipyards, and bases.  Each victory gives you more control over the sector and brings you closer…

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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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Mansions of Madness 2nd Edition

Mansions of Madness 2nd Edition

Mansion of Madness 2nd Edition is a fully cooperative game for 1 – 5 players inspired by the horror works of H.P. Lovecraft.  Each player will take on the role of an investigator looking into various scenarios with different stories, difficulties, and duration.  What really makes this game stand out from others is the companion app (available as a free download for Android, iOS, and PC).  Unlike the first edition, the app takes on the…

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Free Comic Book Day!

Free Comic Book Day!

May 7th is the 15th Free Comic Book Day!  The 1st Saturday in May is like Geek New Year for comic fans.  It gives you a chance to  pick up a selection of free comics as well as get in on great discounts, prize draws, cake, face painting and all sorts of fun! Check out the Free Comic Book Day website for a list of available comics. Great Discounts! Trades – 25% off Action Figures…

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Board Game Spotlight (Mar 28th)

Board Game Spotlight (Mar 28th)

Lost in R’lyeh Release Date: June 2016 Publisher: Atlas Games Price: $20.99 Ages: 13+ Players: 2-6 Playing Time: 45 Minutes Mechanic: R’lyeh is a terrible and ancient city, risen from the depths of the Pacific by a great curse. There, Cthulhu lies both dead and dreaming, waiting to consume any who venture near. In Lost in R’lyeh, players are trapped in H.P. Lovecraft’s short story, “The Call of Cthulhu.” From the mysterious discovery of a…

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