Between the Panels book club kicks off with Sandman!

Between the Panels book club kicks off with Sandman!

Heroes’ Beacon will soon be home to a new bi-weekly event!  The Between the Panels book club will be meeting every other week, starting Thursday November 14th at 6PM, to discuss different graphic novel titles! This month, the club will be focusing their attention on Neil Gaiman’s The Sandman: Preludes and Nocturnes.  The book club will be discussing how a graphic novel might be reviewed compared to a traditional book and their own thoughts on…

Read More

Card Game Review: Kittens in a Blender

Card Game Review: Kittens in a Blender

Kittens in a Blender Closet Nerd Games/Redshift Games 2-4 Players 30 Minutes 6yrs and up RECOMMENDED There were more than a few games I got to try for the first time at our IWK Extra Life Fundraiser. Kittens in a Blender had to be one of the more… twisted… games. Good, simple fun – Kittens in a Blender has you trying to save your kittens while also working to “blend” your opponents’. Kitten cards come…

Read More

Card Game Review: Once Upon a Time

Card Game Review: Once Upon a Time

Once Upon a Time (3rd Edition) Atlas Games 2-6 Players 20-40 minutes $24.99 HIGHLY RECOMMENDED Last month, Heroes’ Beacon hosted its first ever IWK Extra Life fundraiser. We played board games and card games from Saturday morning until Sunday morning. With so much game time to be had, there were more than a few new games that made the rounds. Once Upon a Time was one of those games. While Once Upon a Time isn’t…

Read More

Gaming Spotlight Oct 24th

Gaming Spotlight Oct 24th

  Here are just a few of the new items coming in this week. Do you love Pathfinder?  How about Munchkin?  If the answer is yes to both the you will want to check out MUNCHKIN PATHFINDER!  The love child of Steve Jackson Games and Paizo. Try out new classes like Alchemist and Witch. Join a faction to become an Eagle Knight or a Red Mantis Assassin. Arm yourself with the T-Bone Stake and the…

Read More

Shadowrun

Shadowrun

Our Advanced Scout, Andrew Kelly has reported in on the newest edition of Shadowrun from Catalyst Game Labs.  Copies of this book will be hitting our shelves October 10th, 2013. Shadowrun   The most common question that I get asked about Shadowrun is at the same time the most basic, and yet I find it to be the hardest to answer. Namely, what is Shadowrun? In a technical sense, Shadowrun is a tabletop RPG which…

Read More

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…

Read More

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!

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More
1 26 27 28 29