Month: October 2015

Comic Con – reminder we will be closed

Reminder to everyone that we will close at 7 pm Thursday Oct 29 and be closed Friday, Saturday and Sunday for Comic Con. We will reopen for regular hours at 11 am on Wednesday Nov 4th. Please come by the booth if you are at comic con for special deals, no taxes and other cool surprises. We will be located directly across from Guest Alley on the third...

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November Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events for November Weekly: Wednesday 12-3pm Midday Magic Wednesday 4pm – UFS casual play Wednesday 6pm – D&D Encounters Thursday 12-3pm – Midday Magic Thursday 6:00pm – Pathfinder Society Thursday 6:30pm – Standard $6 entry Fee Thursday 7pm – Lady Planeswalker Society Thursday 7pm – Draft $20.00 Entry Fee (1.5 packs of prizing per entrant) Friday 12-3pm Midday Magic Friday 6pm – Friday Night Shenanigans (open board gaming) Friday 6:30pm – FNM Sealed – $34.50 entry fee Friday 7:30pm – FNM Commander 1st flight for Competitive* and Casual $6 entry fee Friday 9:30pm – FNM Commander 2nd flight Casual $6 Entry fee Saturday 12pm – MTG Draft – this occurs weekly unless preempted by bigger magic event eg prerelease, PPTQ, GPT Sunday 11am – D&D Expeditions – Seating is on a first come first serve basis with table caps set by the DM for each table *See http://amusengames.ca/fnmjuly15update/ for details on Competitive commander Monthly: Sunday November 1 – Closed for comic con – we apologize for any inconvenience please stop by and say hello if you are at the convention 🙂 Saturday Nov 7 – 3pm Dice Masters Rainbow Draft Saturday and Sunday November 7th and 8th – Premium D&D 5th ed $30 entry fee 11am-8pm both days. This event is now full! If you missed out, but would like us to run it again, please let us...

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The Mana Dork – Hidden Gems 1 by Jesse Mackenzie

THE MANA DORK—Hidden Gems 1: Scrying, Politics, and Extra Turns for Two Mana Since coming back to the game in February after a long absence, I’ve done a lot of catching up. I missed everything from Betrayers of Kamigawa through to Fate Reforged (with a spate of buying Deck Builder’s Toolkits back when Rise of the Eldrazi was a thing), so in the past few months, I’ve delved through Gatherer and MagicCards.info hundreds of times, searching for just that perfect card for my latest Commander deck. And I found a few. And I thought I should share them with you. This will be a very occasional feature here on the Mana Dork; I can’t guarantee I’m going to find five truly hidden gems a month or what-have-you, so when I’ve got enough, I’ll talk about them here. Good? Good. Let’s get to it! Soldevi Excavations A wonderful old land from Alliances, this was one of the first cards I put in my Gwafa deck, and it’s put in a bunch of work. You have to sacrifice an untapped island for Soldevi Excavations to stick, but it comes in untapped and provides 1U, which is a beautiful improvement on the Karoolands that would come later in Mirage block (and that are everywhere in the Commander 2014 pre-cons). And then you get to scry, which is wonderful in the mid- and...

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October List of Events

Calendar of Events for October Weekly: Wednesday 12-3pm Midday Magic Wednesday 4pm – UFS casual play Wednesday 6pm – D&D Encounters Thursday 12-3pm – Midday Magic Thursday 6:00pm – Pathfinder Society Thursday 6:30pm – Standard $6 entry Fee Thursday 7pm – Lady Planeswalker Society Thursday 7pm – Draft $20.00 Entry Fee (1.5 packs of prizing per entrant) Friday 12-3pm Midday Magic Friday 6pm – Friday Night Shenanigans (open board gaming) Friday 6:30pm – FNM Sealed – $34.50 entry fee Friday 7:30pm – FNM Commander 1st flight for Competitive* and Casual $6 entry fee Friday 9:30pm – FNM Commander 2nd flight Casual $6 Entry fee Saturday 12pm – MTG Draft – this occurs weekly unless preempted by bigger magic event eg prerelease, PPTQ, GPT Sunday 11am – D&D Expeditions – Seating is on a first come first serve basis with table caps set by the DM for each table *See http://amusengames.ca/fnmjuly15update/ for details on Competitive commander Monthly: Thursday Oct 1 7pm – 1 year anniversary $10 Draft – origins Friday Oct 2 12pm and 3:30 pm – Battle for Zendikar Release day Drafts – $16.50 Saturday Oct 3 12pm and 3:30 pm – Battle for Zendikar Release day Drafts Saturday Oct 3 1pm – Imperial Assault $6 entry fee Saturday Oct 3 3pm – Dicemasters Rainbow Draft Sunday Oct 4 11am reg noon start – GPT Quebec City $10 entry fee (Standard)...

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  • Congrats to all of our Hardcore 24 #Brawl winners:
Participation draw (Jerry M) [Messenger Bag]
Most Games Played (Preston P) [Deveri Deck]
Most Wins, and your new Hardcore 24 Brawl Champion Tim H [Kaahlia Deck]
Stay tuned to find out how you can get in on the #mtg Brawl Action!

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  • It’s 1am... #Winnipeg’s first Harcore 24 Brawl is going strong. Come down and be part of #MtG History!

This event runs until 6pm today!

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