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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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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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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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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This Week at Heroes’ Beacon (Oct 15-21)

This Week at Heroes’ Beacon (Oct 15-21)

Sunday October 15 League of Extraordinary Planeswalkers           Monday Oct 16 Modern Monday Bring your modern decks and play a swiss tournament. Entry fees go towards prizes.       Tuesday October 17 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 learn to play.            …

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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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This Week at Heroes’ Beacon (October 8-14)

Sunday October 8 Opening Gaming! We have open seats available! Bring your own games or grab one off our demo shelf! Monday October 9 Modern Monday Bring your modern decks and play a swiss tournament. Entry fees go towards prizes.       Tuesday October 10 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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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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This Week at Heroes’ Beacon (October 1-7)

This Week at Heroes’ Beacon (October 1-7)

Sunday October 1 League of Extraordinary Planeswalkers           Monday October 2 Modern Monday Bring your modern decks and play a swiss tournament. Entry fees go towards prizes.       Tuesday October 3 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 learn to play.            …

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