Enter Nyx!

Enter Nyx!

Get Ready to Enter Nyx! Journey Into Nyx is coming!  The latest Magic: The Gathering expansion and the final set in the Theros block is officially being released at the end of next week meaning this weekend will be pre-release weekend!  The newest set will include 165 cards that expand upon the Theros theme and mechanics and introduce new mechanics (constellation), five new Gods and a Planeswalker (Ajani!). There will also be five new intro…

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Gameday Unleashes the Horde!

Gameday Unleashes the Horde!

Gameday is coming! Unleash the Horde! Saturday, March 1st is Gameday.  For fans of Magic the Gathering, it’s an event you shouldn’t miss! Starting at 9AM, Gameday features both a Standard tournament and the Face the Horde event deck. The Standard Tournament requires a $5 entry fee and players will compete for the Champion playmat (featuring minotaur art), full art foil Pain Seer cards and other prizes. Challenge the “Face the Horde” event deck to…

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Born of the Gods Arrives!

Born of the Gods Arrives!

It’s almost here —  the next expansion to Magic the Gathering and the second expansion set in the Theros block titled “Born of the Gods”.  I came back to the game just before the Theros prerelease and I’m getting excited for more. The fun will kick off this weekend with the Born of the Gods prerelease.  Your $30 admission will get you your sealed event box containing a 20-sided spin down life counter, a Hero’s…

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Timeline for Heroes’ Beacon opening.

Timeline for Heroes’ Beacon opening.

We’ve been getting a lot of questions about when Read’s closes and Heroes’ Beacon opens so I wanted to take a moment and try to clear that up. Read’s will continue to operate as normal until Friday, September 27th at 9pm.  That means the usual weekly events like D&D Encounters, FNM (Theroes release on the 27th!), Heroclix, etc… will happen as normal.  Anyone that has Mad City Comics loyalty points on their account will have…

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Perks for Pick up!

Perks for Pick up!

The D6, T-shirt, and Tote bag perks are all in now!  People can begin picking them up at Impossible Realities this weekend at our vendor table on Friday night and Saturday afternoon.  After that they will be available in store starting Sunday.  Extras will be for sale at Impossible Realities and then in store after Heroes’ Beacon officially opens. Thank you all for your support!

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Impossible Realities and the fast approach launch of Heroes’ Beacon!

It has been a few weeks so I thought I should bring you the latest news from Heroes Beacon. First up, our Paragon sponsor Impossible Realities is having their big annual convention September 13th – 15th.  It is a full weekend of great gaming.  If you enjoy D&D, Magic the Gathering, Pathfinder, Shadowrun, Battletech, Infinity, just about any board game and a slew of other games this is a must attend event!  Heroes’ Beacon will…

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What’s happening?

What’s happening?

As most of you may have noticed it is August and we have not made the big switch over yet. We get asked all the time when it is going to happen so I thought I’d talk a bit about it here. The process of starting a new business is one which we have never experienced before, so there have been a few things that are taking longer than we expected. Couple that with a…

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Indiegogo Perks

Indiegogo Perks

Just want to give a quick update on the Indiegogo Perks. T-shirt design is with the printers and awaiting final approval. Dice design is with Chessex, they are making some minor changes to our text to ensure it is readable. We should have a sample next week. Tote bags are being ordered today! If all moves smoothly the physical perks should be in our hands by the end of August! We are still looking into…

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