Magic Exiled – Sunday Funday – downstairs@lab 1pm onwards

Registration Rules

  • When registering for The Exiled, each player must pay an Entrance Fee of $25
  • The Entrance Fee gives players access to the game, and not ownership of any cards in the Card Pool.
  • Players will be handed a pack of sleeves, a single booster pack for your deck, this pack’s contents is considered a part of the Card Pool, and not the ownership of the player that it has been allocated to.
  • The Exiled has a maximum of four (4) players;

Rules of Deck Creation

  • The Exiled is a variant of Mini-Master (also known as Pack Wars) located at https://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/feature/casual-formats-2008-08-11 and follows those rules of deck creation, but also requires:
    • When opening your pack, remove the bottom two cards of your deck (the basic non-land and the token) without looking at any other cards,
    • As per Mini-master, you may now insert your lands and shuffle your deck ready for play;
    • If you choose to sleeve your cards, you must sleeve them without looking at any cards in your library; (no peeking)

Rules of the Exiled

  • The Exiled is a variant of the Multiplayer Free-for-All/Circle rules located at https://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/feature/casual-formats-2008-08-11, but includes:
    • All players begin with 10 life;
    • Players cannot mulligan any of their opening hands;
    • Players can only lose if they are defeated by another player ig. Swing for leathal, cause them to draw an extra card out of their libraries, infect damage, etc…
    • If a player is required to draw a card as part of their Draw Step but cannot, they do not immediately lose the game, they will just keep on playing with what they have;
    • Players cannot reduce their own life total below 1. If a spell they would cast would reduce their life total below 1 or cause them to lose the game, they cannot cast that spell;
    • If a player casts a spell or activates or triggers an ability that allows them to search their library, it does not resolve;
    • Spells that have Scrye are permitted and resolve normally;
    • When a player loses the game, all cards NOT in their library are immediately placed into that player’s Exiled Zone. These cards are then moved to the Exiled Zone of the player that caused you to lose the game;
      • Their Library is then shuffled into the opponent’s Library
        • As the winner of The Exiled, the PRIZE is ALL cards in any of the winner’s Zones when all other players have lost the game;
  • Players are not permitted to look at any cards in their library after losing the game and prior to shuffling it into another player’s library.

Don’t be that person, you entered this competition knowing the booster pack you were given didn’t belong to you

Trios Event Prizes!

As the fated day draws near us we wanted to share our prize milestones!

With 10 Teams the store credit prizes, based on swiss standings, are as follows:

  • 1st – $120
  • 2nd – $90
  • 3rd – $60
  • 4th – $30
  • 5th – $20
  • 6th – $15
  • 7th – $10
  • 8th – $5

With 20 Teams the store credit prizes, based on swiss standings, are as follows:

  • 1st – $170
  • 2nd – $140
  • 3rd – $85
  • 4th – $55
  • 5th – $45
  • 6th – $40
  • 7th – $35
  • 8th – $30

With 30 Teams the store credit prizes, based on swiss standings, are as follows:

  • 1st – $270
  • 2nd – $240
  • 3rd – $135
  • 4th – $105
  • 5th – $95
  • 6th – $90
  • 7th – $85
  • 8th – $80

For more info click here!

We hope to see you all real soon!

Team Trios Constructed

Team Trios Constructed

Each team will include 1 standard, 1 modern and 1 legacy players. Swiss rounds based on attendance with a Top-4 finish into the final rounds.

10:00am registration for an 11:00am start.

LIMITED SEATS – There is only space for 30 teams at this event, so register now!

Entry fee is $50 per team, prizes will be Games Lab store credits/packs. Deck list will be required at registration.

Invite your Friends!

Magic Weekly Tournaments Updates!

Attention Magical Warriors we are changing

our weekly Magic events!

We made some changes to standardise our starting times and we have reintroduced Standard on Thursdays!!!

The changes are as follows:

Monday

  • Pauper
    • Starts: 6:20pm
      • 20 minutes later

Tuesday

  • Modern
    • Starts: 6:20pm
      • 10 minutes earlier

Wednesdays

  • Draft
    • Starts: 6:00pm
      • 30 minutes earlier

Thursday

  • Brawl
    • Starts: 6:20pm
      • 40 minutes earlier
  • Standard
    • Starts: 6.40pm
  • Legacy
    • Starts: 7:00pm
      • 30 minutes later

FNM! 

  • Draft
    •  Starts 6:00pm
  •  Modern
    • Starts 6:20pm
      • 10 minutes earlier
  • Standard
    •  Starts 6:40pm
      • 20 minutes earlier
  • Speed Draft
    • Starts 7:00 pm

We’ve also changed our regular round time for all our events to 45 minutes which should be an interesting experiment!  

As a final note we are reintroducing the Games Laboratory Guarantee! Basically if you show up to one of our events with your deck, paid your entry, and we simply don’t get enough players, we will not only reimburse your entry in store credit as usual but we will add an extra $5 to your account. We want to reward our regulars for showing up to our events and we think this will reflect that, and perhaps incentivise others to show up!

That is all for now, for more news and updates subscribe to newsletter!

 

Upcoming Board Game Events: March!

We have some really exiting events coming up in the next couple of weeks!!!

They are all different to suit each one of your gaming needs!

Our League@Lab is well on its way check it out and join the fun every Wednesday!

Play as the big bad monster and destroy any hero who ventures into your dungeon this Saturday 10th of March  with Boss Monster!

We have TWO Learn to Play events coming up! First is Photosynthesis, try out your green thumb and grow the best of forests this 17th of March. 

Right after that we have Azul on the 24th of March. Azul is a beautiful abstract tile placing game, a must try!

Finally we challenge all our monster lovers with our next Lab’s Challenge: Monsters!. Play three monster themed games and reveal your true villain this 7th of April.

All of these events happen once a month so keep and eye on our Store Calendar!

Upcoming Board Game Events

For these upcoming weeks we have a lot of new and exiting board games to show!

Our Board Game League is well on its way check it out and join the fun every Wednesday!

Re-live the gangster life this Saturday the 10th of Feb with CA$h ‘n GUNS in this months Board Game Experiment!

Have fun and learn some new board games on Saturday 17th of Feb in this month’s Choice Learn to Play

 

Finally don’t miss out on next month’s Board Game Challenge: Settlers! this upcoming Saturday the 3rd of March.

All of these events happen once a month so keep and eye on our Store Calendar!

Big Board Game Announcement!

Because we love board games and we know you do too, we have decided to extended our range of Board Game Events!!!

Starting this month we will start hosting a Board Game League on Wednesdays.

Also, in addition to our Board Game Experiments we will now have a Board Game Challenge and a Learn to Play event where you learn two games! All of these events happen once a month so keep and eye on our Store Calander!

For more info follow the links below:

Board Game League

Board Game Experiment

Board Game Challenge

Choice Learn to Play

Splendor, Board Game Event

We’re kicking off a new beautiful year of board-gaming with a modern classic, Splendor!

There’s a learn to play session at the start of the event, so anyone can play, even if you haven’t played Splendor before!

Win a copy of Splendor and cool promo prizes!

We hope to see you all here Saturday January 27th!
Bring your friends!

More Info | Invite your friends on Facebook!

CLANK! Board Game Event

We are continuing our series of board game organised play events.
Experience the best Deck Building Adventure with CLANK!

There’s a learn to play session at the start of the event, so anyone can play, even if you haven’t played Clank before!

Win a copy of CLANK! and cool promo prizes!

We hope to see you all here Saturday December 9th!
Bring your friends!

More Info | Invite your friends on Facebook!