New Releases November 1st!

New Releases November 1st!

COMICS ADVENTURE TIME #70 ADVENTURE TIME #70 SUBSCRIPTION MCCORMICK VAR AMORY WARS GOOD APOLLO #8 (OF 12) ARCHIE #25 CVR A AUDREY MOK ARCHIE #25 CVR B ALBUQUERQUE ARCHIE #25 CVR C BARTEL ASTONISHING X-MEN #5 ATOMIC ROBO SPECTRE OF TOMORROW #1 CVR A WEGENER ATOMIC ROBO SPECTRE OF TOMORROW #1 CVR B WIEDLE AVENGERS #673 LEG BACK ISSUE #101 BANE CONQUEST #7 (OF 12) BATMAN #34 BATMAN #34 VAR ED BATMAN THE DAWNBREAKER #1…

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Extra Life

Extra Life

For those that are unaware, we participate in the Extra Life Fundraiser every year. This is in support of children’s hospitals, in our case the IWK in Halifax. This became important to us as we all have friends and family who have had children in need of this type of hospital. What is Extra Life? This is a global fundraiser where people, stores and clubs raise money for their local children’s hospitals with the commitment…

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New Releases October 25th!

New Releases October 25th!

COMICS ACTION COMICS #986 ACTION COMICS #990 (OZ EFFECT) ACTION COMICS #990 LENTICULAR ED (OZ EFFECT) ACTION COMICS #990 VAR ED (OZ EFFECT) ALL NEW SOULFIRE #7 CVR A CAFARO ALL NEW SOULFIRE #8 CVR A CAFARO ALL NEW SOULFIRE #8 CVR B TRAN ALL NEW WOLVERINE #26 LEG AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #790 LEG ANGEL SEASON 11 #10 MAIN ANGELIC #2 CVR A WIJNGAARD ANGELIC #2 CVR B WALKING DEAD #2 TRIBUTE VAR ASH VS AOD…

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This Week at Heroes’ Beacon (October 22-28)

This Week at Heroes’ Beacon (October 22-28)

Sunday October 22 Opening Gaming! We have open seats available! Bring your own games or grab one off our demo shelf! Monday October 23 Modern Monday Bring your modern decks and play a swiss tournament. Entry fees go towards prizes.       Tuesday October 24 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…

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Top Board Games for Halloween

Top Board Games for Halloween

If you love Halloween and are looking for some good board games to play in October we have a few suggestions for you. Betrayal at House on the Hill Possibly one of my favorite games, Betrayal at House on the Hill plays 3 – 6 players.  With easy to learn rules and tons of replayability this game is well worth the price tag.  The game starts as players explore a haunted mansion together taking turns…

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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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Board Games to Check Out

Board Games to Check Out

Gen Con has come and gone for another year and with it a whole slew of new board games were announced and previewed!  These are a few of the highlights.  Contact us about pre-orders to ensure you get a copy when they come out. Fallout Fantasy Flight Games and Bethesda Softworks have teamed up to put out a Fallout board game!  This post nuclear adventure for 1 – 4 players will bring various scenarios inspired…

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Play More Games! Feel Better!

Play More Games! Feel Better!

Board Games have seen a huge resurgence in recent years as more people have discovered games that are outside the boundaries of the old classics like Monopoly, Sorry, and Trouble. Cooperative games with strategic themes like “Pandemic” and the rise of “Eurogames” that introduce gentle themes like farming and landscape-building like “Catan” are largely responsible for the rise of board games into the main stream consciousness. But did you know Board Games have a ton…

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Collecting Comics

Collecting Comics

Often at Heroes’ Beacon, we are approached by folks looking to sell their old comics. Sometimes this is very exciting for us to dig through looking for treasure. There are many surprises to be found, both positive and negative. Sometimes you think you have a book worth $100, but the creases in the cover or clipped coupons bring that value way down. It can be a little sad, but heavy collectors want the most pristine…

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Kickstarter!

Kickstarter!

In recent years Kickstarter has become a popular way for new board games to hit the market.  For anyone that isn’t already aware, Kickstarter.com is a site where people can pitch a project and have people back it on the promise of certain perks once the project is finished.  (Believe it or not Heroes’ Beacon started out of a similar site called Indiegogo.com)  Project creators often offer various levels you can back the project at…

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