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

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 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 (July 30-August 5)

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 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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MtG: The Hour of Devastation is Upon Us!

MtG: The Hour of Devastation is Upon Us!

We also want to encourage people to play in more events so we are offering additional prize draws. The more events you play in the better the chance you have to win and the larger prizes you are eligable to win! Play in any of the following events: Prerelease July 8 – 9 FNM July 7, 14, 21, 29, Aug 4 Draft Weekend July 15 Magic League July 17 – Aug 1 Game Day Aug…

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What will Magic Look like at Heroes Beacon Moving Forward?

What will Magic Look like at Heroes Beacon Moving Forward?

What will Magic Look like at Heroes Beacon Moving Forward? by Brian Smart  Over the last little while I have been hearing some different opinions on what the Magic landscape will look like in the wake of the latest Pro Tour and what the state of the game is here locally in Saint John.  This week we will talk about the state of standard, the introduction of Star City Saturdays and the game night benefits…

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Take the Oath — The Next Magic Expansion Makes Landfall in January

Take the Oath — The Next Magic Expansion Makes Landfall in January

Get ready for Oath of the Gatewatch!  Set 2 of 2 in the Battle for Zendikar block! Number of Cards 184 Prerelease Events January 16–17, 2016 Prerelease Format Sealed (4 Oath of the Gatewatch/2 Battle for Zendikar) Release Date January 22, 2016 Launch Weekend January 22–24, 2016 Game Day February 13–14, 2016   January marks the release date of the next Magic: The Gathering set – Oath of the Gatewatch. This is the second set…

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Battle for Zendikar Prerelease

Battle for Zendikar Prerelease

Join us September 26 – 27 for the Battle for Zendikar Prerelease! Friday Sept 26 – 12:01am, 9am, 3pm Saturday Sept 27 – 9am, 3pm (Two Headed Giant) Cost: $35 (Play more than 1 event to receive a $5 discount on each additional event) For the Battle for Zendikar Prerelease, each player will receive a special hedron-themed Prerelease pack that they can use after the event as a take-home deck box. Inside each Prerelease box,…

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Magic Origins — An experience I didn’t expect but should have….

Magic Origins — An experience I didn’t expect but should have….

Magic Origins — An experience I didn’t expect but should have…. By Brian Smart Anyone who knows me knows that I have an addiction to Magic, and that when the new set is released, I would normally run the gauntlet at Heroes’ Beacon. While I didn’t get the chance to participate in the events on Sunday I did manage to play 3 great pre-release events with the new set. Normally this is where you would…

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Magic News – Keywords and Origins

Magic News – Keywords and Origins

With Modern Masters 2015 now released, we’re starting to see more and more news about Magic 2015 Origins and some new cards have been teased. Yesterday Wizards of the Coast posted an article discussing keywords — specifically keywords that they considered ‘evergreen’ and would appear in every set.  The summary is that the landwalk, protection from and intimidate keywords are no longer considered ‘evergreen’ and will not be used.  Protection from will still make an…

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Commanding Dragons

Commanders of Dragons of Tarkir Commander is one of my favorite formats of Magic.  It’s casual, friendly and it allows you to use cards in your collection you might never use otherwise.  The best part of each new set launch for me is finding new cards for commander and specifically new Legendary Creatures that can act as Commanders. Here is a list of all of new Legendary creatures from Dragons of Tarkir and some quick…

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Jace vs Vraska!

Jace vs Vraska!

The latest Duel Deck has just launched today, this time pitting two Planeswalkers against each other!  Jace and Vraska! Jace Beleren is a Planeswalker who wields blue magic. His specialty is mental magic: spells of mind-reading, illusion, knowledge, and deception. Vraska is a black and green-aligned gorgon planeswalker. Her life had been fairly simple in the undercity, as part of the Golgari Swarm. However, on a world such as Ravnica, even a simple life can…

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