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Aether Revolt Release Week

by January 19, 2017

Aether Revolt Logo
January 20th, 2017 the latest Magic the Gathering set is unleashed! Bringing more Aether, more Energy, more Vehicles, and an all new Mechanic, Revolt! Join us for the Aether Revolt release week!

Here is the Magic schedule this week that’s affected by the  Aether Revolt Release:

Thursday January 19th:
Draft 7pm: By popular request this draft will be wacky! Players can choose any three packs from our current in stock selection to draft with. Entry fee cost of 3 packs +$2 entry fee
Prizing: 1.5 Packs per player into the prize pool.
Each player playing through all swiss rounds receives a booster pack from the prize pool!

 

Participate in any events on January 20th, 21st, or 22nd and receive a special foil promo Quicksmith Rebel.

Friday January 20th:

Noon: Aether Revolt Draft
Players receive 2 packs of Aether Revolt & 1 Pack of Kaladesh, and draft the best 40 card deck they can.
Entry Fee $20
Prizing: 1.5 Packs per player into the prize pool.
Each player playing through all swiss rounds receives a booster pack from the prize pool!

3:30pm: Aether Revolt Draft
Players receive 2 packs of Aether Revolt & 1 Pack of Kaladesh, and draft the best 40 card deck they can.
Entry Fee $20
Prizing: 1.5 Packs per player into the prize pool.
Each player playing through all swiss rounds receives a booster pack from the prize pool!

6:30pm: Aether Revolt Sealed featuring Prerelease packs!
Players receive an Aether Revolt Prerelease kit that includes Foil Promo, Spindown Counter, 4 Packs of Aether Revolt and 2 Packs of Kaladesh.
Players will enjoy 4 rounds of swiss.
Prizing: 1.5 Packs per player into the prize pool.
Each player playing through all swiss rounds receives a booster pack from the prize pool!

7:30: Commander
Both casual and Competitive pods as usual.
Entry $6 per player.
Prizing: Casual Players each receive a Booster Pack for participating.
Competitive Players – prizing to the winner, prize TBD based on players entering. (8 or more players and a revised Dual will be up for grabs

9:30: Archenemy / Planechase Commander
Entry $6 per player.
Prizing: 1.5 Packs per player into the prize pool.
Each player playing through all swiss rounds receives a booster pack from the prize pool!

Saturday January 21st:

Noon: Aether Revolt Draft
Players receive 2 packs of Aether Revolt & 1 Pack of Kaladesh, and draft the best 40 card deck they can.
Entry Fee $20
Prizing: 1.5 Packs per player into the prize pool.
Each player playing through all swiss rounds receives a booster pack from the prize pool!

3:30pm: Aether Revolt Draft
Players receive 2 packs of Aether Revolt & 1 Pack of Kaladesh, and draft the best 40 card deck they can.
Entry Fee $20
Prizing: 1.5 Packs per player into the prize pool.
Each player playing through all swiss rounds receives a booster pack from the prize pool!

Sunday January 22nd: 

2:00 pm: Aether Revolt League
Players receive 2 Packs of Aether Revolt, 1 Pack of Kaladesh, and construct the best 30 card deck that they can!
After every 3 losses, or once each week, players can add an additional pack of Aether Revolt to their card pool for $6 taxes in per pack.
There is a weekly league meet-up Sundays from 2pm to 6pm. League players are welcome to play games in store any time the store is open.
Aether Revolt League will wrap up on Sunday February 19th.
Entry Fee: $20
Prizing: Various promos, foils, and other goodies, depending on total players involved in the league.

The Mana Dork – Pick a Pack of Pickled Commons: OGW

by February 4, 2016

The Mana Dork

Pick a Pack of Pickled Commons: Oath of the Gatewatch

(I need an equivalent to “Avengers Assemble” to start this off… uh… )
Oath-Takers Swear!

(Wait… swear? Is there a better verb? Whatever, let’s roll with it.)

Welcome to Pick a Pack of Pickled Commons, the drafting puzzle that makes the picks for you! … in that we simulate a real draft by removing selections before the packs get passed to you. We don’t actually answer it for you.

This time ’round, we’re looking at Oath of the Gatewatch. The wizardly Kozilek-brood Eldrazi are sprouting forth from Zendikar’s surface, taking over from Ulamog’s fighter-type Eldrazi and covering everything in rainbow bismuth whorls and the Devoid keyword. Meanwhile, planeswalkers and Zendikari alike are uniting underneath Gideon’s banner, Supporting and Cohorting each other with +1/+1 counters and tap abilities.

Is the format as grindy as the ramptastic Battle for Zendikar? Will the overall lower mana curve have an impact on the speed of the format? And what of the new OGW-OGW-BFZ drafting model?

Let’s find out!

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Battle for Zendikar Release Weekend

by January 15, 2016

Battle For Zendikar Header

Blight Herder Launch Promo - Play in store October 2,3, or 4 and receive a copy for participating

Blight Herder Launch Promo – Play in store October 2,3, or 4 and receive a copy for participating

The Eldrazi are here! It’s up to you, will you help save Zendikar, or will you choose the side of the Eldrazi and obliterate Zendikar?

Here are your launch weekend opportunities:
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Conspiracy Draft Nov 7

by January 15, 2016

conspiracy pic

Join us at noon on Saturday for a Draft from the Magic the Gathering Conspiracy Set. Draft will be $15 for 3 booster packs of Conspiracy signups start at 11:30 drafting starts at noon.