What’s Happening This Week December 11th-17th

What’s Happening This Week December 11th-17th

Here is what is happening at Heroes’ Beacon for the week of December 11th-December 17th Monday December 11 Open Gaming Come on in and play a demo off the shelf or bring your own and some friends! Tuesday December 12 X-Wing Miniatures Casual Game Night New and Experienced Players Welcome! Wednesday December 13 Magic Commander League Bring your deck and play some commander. D&D Encounters D&D Encounters runs every Wednesday following the adventures outlined by…

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Family Board Game Night – Holiday Edition

Family Board Game Night – Holiday Edition

Written by Jennifer Duke Fun Filled Family Game Night Let’s face it, our lives are hectic, our kids’ lives are hectic and sometimes families just don’t get any together time. When we do it’s usually on the couch and everyone has a screen in their face. If you feel this way too, it may be time to set aside a night to unplug and have some fun together. A family game night is a perfect…

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Previews December 2017 Edition

Previews December 2017 Edition

Previews December 2017 Edition Previews is the monthly catalog of all the comics and pop culture merchandise you can order. The catalog has 500+ pages of comics, books, apparel, figures, etc… If you are looking for something new or a great gift check here first. For more from Previews check out http://www.previewsworld.com Orders for items from this Previews are due by December 20th and begin shipping in February 2018. Release dates are tentative and subject to change. Some items…

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What’s Happening This Week December 4th-December 10th

What’s Happening This Week December 4th-December 10th

Monday December 4th Open Gaming Choose some games from our demo shelf or bring your own and some friends! Tuesday December 5th X-Wing Minatures Game New and experienced players welcome! Wednesday December 6th Magic Commander League Bring your deck and play some commander. D&D Encounters D&D Encounters runs every Wednesday following the adventures outlined by Wizards of the Coast for organized play using the newest edition of Dungeons & Dragons. Thursday December 7th Between the…

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What’s Happening November 27th to December 3rd

What’s Happening November 27th to December 3rd

Here is what is happening at Heroes’ Beacon the week of Nov 27-Dec 3 Monday November 27 Open Gaming Choose some games from our demo shelf or bring your own and some friends! Tuesday November 28 X-Wing Minatures Game New and experienced players welcome! Wednesday November 29 Magic Commander League Bring your deck and play some commander. D&D Encounters D&D Encounters runs every Wednesday following the adventures outlined by Wizards of the Coast for organized…

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New Releases (Nov 22nd) #NCBD

New Releases (Nov 22nd) #NCBD

Please note, some items on this list are special orders for customers. Also note, if we run out of anything that you are looking for let us know in store or e-mail heroes@heroesbeacon.com as soon as possible and we will do our best to get it to you. COMICS ACTION COMICS #992 ACTION COMICS #992 VAR ED ALL NEW GUARDIANS OF GALAXY TP VOL 01 COMMUNICATION BREAKDOW ALL NEW WOLVERINE #27 LEG AMAZING SPIDER-MAN RENEW…

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Iconic Commander

Iconic Commander

With the launch of a new Masters set, I find myself once again on the hunt for some new Commander staples more than anything else. While the set has some great reprints for Vintage, Legacy and Modern players, my playgroup tends to steer more towards multiplayer Commander fun and the Masters sets are always a neat place to find new toys. Having left the Magic community for over a decade prior to my return during…

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Take Your Little Red Wagon and Go

Take Your Little Red Wagon and Go

By: Peter Darling Inevitably as a roleplayer or GM you will encounter what I call a “Little Red Wagon”. This is a player who is intent on being the only person at the table having fun. They build their little red wagon character and fling it down the hill in the direction of the game and damn whoever get in their way. It’s taken many forms over the years. The thief who steals anything of value…

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Come Play Some Multiplayer Commander!

Come Play Some Multiplayer Commander!

Are you looking for a different way to play Magic the Gathering? Have your fill of Standard, Modern, or limited formats and want to try something new, or better yet something more casual? Give Magic the Gathering’s Commander format a try. Commander, also known as Elder Dragon Highlander (or EDH) is a fun constructed Magic the Gathering format that tends to favor multiplayer games with a bit more chaos to them. It’s a fun format…

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The Perfect Ice Breaker

The Perfect Ice Breaker

We’ve talked a few times about the benefits of board games. They can help kids learn new skills. They are a great pastime and a social one to boot. But there’s one other way in which board games (and card games) can help us in our day-to-day. Board games can be the perfect way to get to know someone. Not everyone is going to be a big fan of board games and in some scenarios,…

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