Archive for the ‘Games’ Category

This Week at Heroes’ Beacon (Aug 20-26)

Sunday August 20 Opening Gaming! We have open seats available! Bring your own games or grab one off our demo shelf! Monday August 21 Modern Monday Bring your modern decks and play a swiss tournament. Entry fees go towards prizes.       Tuesday August 22 X-Wing Miniatures Casual Game Night Learning or an experienced […]

This Week at Heroes’ Beacon (August 13-19)

Sunday August 13 Opening Gaming! We have open seats available! Bring your own games or grab one off our demo shelf! Monday August 14 Modern Monday Bring your modern decks and play a swiss tournament. Entry fees go towards prizes.       Tuesday August 15 X-Wing Miniatures Casual Game Night Learning or an experienced […]

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 […]

This Week at Heroes’ Beacon (August 6-12)

Sunday August 6 Opening Gaming! We have open seats available! Bring your own games or grab one off our demo shelf! Monday August 7 Modern Monday Bring your modern decks and play a swiss tournament. Entry fees go towards prizes.       Tuesday August 8 X-Wing Miniatures Casual Game Night Learning or an experienced […]

This Week at Heroes’ Beacon (July 30-August 5)

Sunday July 30 Opening Gaming! We have open seats available! Bring your own games or grab one off our demo shelf! Monday July 31 Modern Monday Bring your modern decks and play a swiss tournament. Entry fees go towards prizes.       Tuesday August 1 X-Wing Miniatures Casual Game Night Learning or an experienced […]

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 […]

A Little Time for a Lot of Magic

Magic: The Gathering is a complex and fun game. It’s a great way to meet new people and make friends. It involves considerable thought and planning and it can also involve a lot of chaos and comraderie. But what happens if you want to move beyond kitchen table Magic but don’t have the time and […]

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 […]

Roleplaying Games

Let’s talk about games, more specifically, Roleplaying Games. What is a roleplaying game? In its simplest explanation, it is a chance to play pretend. When you get deeper into the hobby though, it is a time to let your imagination take over and develop a story together with your friends. This has been a favourite […]

How To Help Fandoms Grow

It’s never been a better time to be a fan. Geek culture has become mainstream and fan communities have, as a result, been able to grow and connect like never before. As a result it’s very common these days to see people of all ages embrace their favorite fandom and share the things they love. […]

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