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Eternal Masters Preorders Open!

Eternal Masters preorders are open in store!

It’s $400 for a 24 pack box, which is conveniently an 8 player draft worth.
In an effort to give our regulars an opportunity to get their hands on this extremely limited print run product (it seems there will be significantly less than Modern Masters), we’re limiting preorders to in store only, and just for store pickup.

Many people have told us they think this will sell out on preorder alone, so do it now if you want to lock in a box for yourself.

Every pack has a foil, and Force of Will and Wasteland are already confirmed in!
It’s going to be stuffed with a bunch more eternal staples, more preview cards coming soon!

Wizards have said they’re designing it to be a cool and wacky draft format, it’s available June 10th!

Our Favourite Comics 2016!

Free Comic Book Day – May 7th

With Free Comic Book Day coming up this Saturday we thought we’d once again share a few of our favourite comics with you! If you’re keen for more tips here’s our offering from last year.

In conjunction with the amazing All Star Comics we’re offering a special Friday Night Magic event on the eve of Free Comic Book Day – Saturday May 7th.

Play in any of our three Friday Night Magic events for the chance to win a bunch of awesome comics as door prizes donated by All Star Comics!

Grab a flyer from us with a handy map to All Star Comics, and take it in with you for discounts!

All Star Comics won the Spirit of Comics Retailer Award in 2014, essentially the “Best Comic Store in the World” award, and for good reason. They’re knowledgeably, friendly, and have two floors worth of new and old comics. We all shop there.

Brendan – Superman: Red Son
Dion – Hellboy: Strange Places
Cristobal – Bone
Danni – The Phantom: the Mermaids of Melo Straits
Fabian – Relish: My Life in the Kitchen

Full blurbs and why we love them through the click through!

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Some of the highlights!

EmrakulFhtagn
Make Innistrad Great AGAIN!
The Incredible Skulk
Topdeckaphobia
Transformers Werewolves in Disguise
Avacyngle Ladies
Gavony People’s Front
Geistbusters
People’s Front of Gavony
Sorin #1 Best Dad
Sorin, Not Sorin
Still a better love story than twilight
Werewolf? Therewolf
Werewolves, not Swearwolves (What we do in the Shadows is an amazing vampire mockumentary by the creators of Flight of the Conchords, and you should watch it!)

Full list after the break

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Shadows Over Innistrad Prerelease this weekend!

Shadows Over Innistrad Prerelease this weekend!

First of all, a note to all non-Magic players reading this!
This weekend we have a Magic prerelease event on, it’s going to be huge and fill most, if not all of the store. We can’t promise there will be much normal space for boardgaming, but;

The Alchemist’s Refuge will be open from 9am Saturday and Sunday serving coffee! Play some games down there and enjoy one of the renowned elixirs of life, coffee. From 3pm alcoholic drinks will be available too.

Back to the prerelease details!

Preregistration is now closed. There’s still space in all of the events but if you want to play the 10am Saturday in particular, be here early.
2HG enrollment takes a while so please help us out by being here early for both the 2HG events (3:30pm Saturday, and 10am Sunday).

Bear in mind that this Sunday is daylight savings, and that it’s Sunday public transport.

Check out the Prerelease Primer for some tips on playing in your first prerelease.

 

Preregistration is closed

Preregistration for the Shadows Over Innistrad Prerelease is now closed!
 
The 10am event is very likely going to hit capacity! Both 2HG events are looking huge as well.
 
There’s still spots for everything but if you’d like to play in one of those events try and turn up early.

Easter Opening Hours

Easter Opening Hours

We’re open from 1pm on Good Friday, and will otherwise have our normal opening hours over the weekend and Monday, including Friday Night Magic running as usual!

The board games library is available all weekend for casual gaming, it’s free all four days of the long weekend.

Happy gaming!

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Shadows Over Innistrad Prerelease – Preregister Now!

Shadows Over Innistrad Prerelease

April 2nd-3rd – Preregister now before space runs out!

Come to Games Laboratory for the largest prerelease around!
Meet old friends and make new ones!
Play with new cards, and win boosters!

Invite your friends on Facebook to join in on the action!

Two Headed-Giant (2HG)

It was really popular last time so for this prerelease both the Saturday 3:30pm and Sunday 10am events are 2HG!

Prereleases are celebrations of the upcoming release of a new Magic set. They are a series of events run over one huge weekend! Each event runs for about 5 hours.
They’re a fun, casual way to try out and get a whole bunch of new cards and meet new people. Prereleases are the only way to get hold of the cards from the new set before the official sale date!

Each player gets a prerelease pack of six boosters worth of stuff to build a deck out of. Everyone’s on an even playing field, building decks from just the cards in your prerelease pack.

The prerelease packs contains:

  • 6 Shadows Over Innistrad Boosters
  • A stamped promo card, which could be any rare or mythic rare from the set! (inlcuding the planeswalkers)
  • Spindown life counter

The event runs for four rounds, each round being the best of three games against someone who has won as many rounds as you. Each round you win gets you two boosters as a prize!!en_kIIep0piKl en_1aMrzL0CDH en_NEgWWg2mYX en_ZVczubGgbw