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TableTop Weekend Schedule (finally!)

Join your fellow board games for leisurely games, a few tournaments and free loot. Donations are accepted. (I’ve put more than $300 into this.) Open gaming will go on all weekend. We have a lot of filler games to keep you going while waiting for a spot to open with games/gamers you want to play. The promo cards and items will be awarded mostly randomly to players who have played their associated games by a designated time each day. If you’re not here when we give away the promos they will be held for you. Please be sure to log games you’ve played and leave your name and number at the counter.

Saturday:
10am-noon: Family board games & lighter fare

10am: Fluxx – I will give away 7 of the Wil Wheaton/Felicia Day TableTop Promo packs (add-ons for Original Fluxx) to Fluxx participants who have gotten a game in by 5pm Saturday

11am: Dixit- We have two promos to give away for this game. They will be given randomly to Dixit players who have logged games by midnight Saturday.

noon: Krosmaster Junior (a simplified version of the game for little gamers) One lucky 16 and under participant will be given a Dofus character for the game.

noon: X-Wing Trench Run
I have 7 Han Solo promo cards to give away to played. 1st, 2nd and 3rd place will get one, the others will be awarded randomly to other participants. (CJ is running the event so he gets the 8th.)

1pm: Munchkin craziness – bring your Munchkin games and go crazy. I will give away an XXL sweatshirt to one lucky player at random at 4pm. You must play at least one game of Munchkin (or have started one) prior to 4pm. While supplies last all Munchkin players will receive some Munchkin loot (I have Halloween and TableTop specific cards to give away.)

2pm: SmallWorld Tournament – 7 turn markers for participants + a gold turn marker and t-shirt for 1st place

5pm: BioShcok Infinite – take the new store copy out for a spin.

7pm-midnight: Let’s try for some longer games like Twilight Struggle & Battlestar Galactica

Sunday:
noon-2pm: Family board games & lighter fare

noon: 7 Wonders – we have 3 Will Wheaton cards to give to participants who have logged a game by 9pm Sunday.

noon: Geek out – We have two TableTop promo card sets to give away. One will be given to the winner of the first game played today. The other will be awarded randomly to participants who have logged a game by 9pm Sunday.

1pm: Cash ‘N Guns – we have two blackmailer promo cards to give away to hoodlums who play this before 9pm Sunday.

2pm: Fluxx – I will give away 7 of the TableTop Promo packs (add-ons for Original Fluxx) to Fluxx participants who have gotten a game in by 5pm Sunday

3pm: Dead of Winter – play or start a game of this by 7pm and you’ll get a shot at winning one of the two exclusive Felcia Day characters from the TableTop promotion

5pm: Dead Seas – take the new store copy out for a spin

5pm-9pm: Risk/Axis & Allies type gaming

Terrain and Painting Workshops

What are you doing for Spring Break?

Terrain Building Workshop Thursday at Noon: Do you want to learn how to build terrain similar to the amazing stuff that’s found it’s way to our gaming tables? Two local experienced terrain builders, Anthony Brors and Brendan Roy, will teach you how to use special tools and household items to make fantastic pieces from a variety of material. There is no cost, no age restrictions, and you need to bring nothing but yourself.

Painting Workshop Saturday from 1-2pm: Ron Saikowski, painter extraordinaire, will provide expert tips and trips for up to 10 participants. Please bring your own brushes. Ron used to run, From the Warp, a blog with a huge following that provided detailed advice to both novice and experienced painters.

Warhammer 40k 2000pt Tournament

When: Sat, March 14, 11:00am – 5:30pm (dice roll at 11, registration begins at 10)

Cost: $10

Prizes:
1st- 50% of Tournament Entry Fees
2nd- 30% of Tournament Entry Fees
3rd- 20% of Tournament Entry Fees
Last Place: New Dice Cube!

Everything is in play! Forge World, Formations, anything that’s legal at 2000 points (Yes, you may use Unbound Armies). Forge World models do require Official Rules, (Trial Rules do not qualify as Official).

There will be no painting requirements for this tournament.

You will need to have a copy of your army list prepared in advance along with printed copies of any special rules regarding your army in case any questions arise.

To sign-up or ask any questions, click here:

Dragons of Tarkir Pre-Release

When: Sat, March 21, 12pm – 7pm and 5pm – 10pm; Sun, March 22, 12pm – 7 pm and 5 – 10pm

Cost: $25

We have space for 66 very comfortable players. Sign up ahead to guarantee your spot. You must be in line to pay for the tournament by 11:45am (for the noon events) or 4:45 pm (for the evening events) to keep your pre-registered spot.

Our prizes will be our usual for Sealed Events (based on a 40 player minimum):
1st Place: 1 Box of Dragons of Tarkir
2nd Place: 1/2 Box (18 packs) of Dragons of Tarkir
3rd Place: 10 Packs of Dragons of Tarkir
All other players will get one booster pack per match win from sets other than Dragons of Tarkir. Draws and byes (except the first one) are not awarded packs.
(Prizes are subject to availability. If Dragons of Tarkir isn’t available, prizes will be awarded from in-stock Magic boosters. There can be no rain checks.)
To sign up for Saturday at noon:
To sign up for Saturday at 5pm:
To sign up for Sunday at noon:
To sign up for Sunday at 5pm:

5th Edition D&D Introduction

When: Sat, February 28, 3:00pm – 6:30pm
Where: Game Vault LLC

We will be running a short one-shot adventure/ introduction to 5th Edition D&D for 4-6 players. Pre-generated characters and dice will be provided. Come in and get a chance to learn the new rules. No previous role-playing experience required.

Sign-up on our forums here:

Swap Meet!

When: Sat, February 28, 10:00am – 2:30pm

Swap Meet Time!

Bring your unwanted stuff & get new stuff/new to you stuff.

Rules: Nothing illegal, no firearms or weapons. In lieu of paying someone for their gear please come to the counter for store credit chits.

Closing Early Saturday, Feb 21

Due to adverse weather conditions we are closing today at 5pm. All events that have not started yet will be rescheduled. Sorry for the inconvenience but if you don’t skid off the road and get hurt you can complain to me the next time you see me. Stay safe people.

Limited Game Space Saturday, 02/21

The gaming side of the store will be packed Saturday 02/21 from 11-7pm with various pre-planned games (X-Wing, Bloodbowl, Warmachine, and Magic). We expect the large wargaming tables to be especially full. If you plan on coming for a pickup game please call ahead. Also, if the weather looks questionable call ahead or check our website. Any changes to our schedule will be posted as soon as we make a decision.

Closing at 5:00 pm (2/16)

Due to the road conditions we will be closing at 6:00pm 5:00pm tonight (2/16). The Magic Standard event will not be held. Please stay home and stay safe. Please note this time has been revised. The roads are awful. Sorry for any inconvenience.

X-Wing Miniatures Tournament!

When: Sat, February 21, 12pm – 5pm

Cost: $10

Prizes:
1st- 50% of Tournament Entry Fees
2nd- 30% of Tournament Entry Fees
3rd- 20% of Tournament Entry Fees

We are trying to get the prize kit for this tournament, but as of right now, it has not shown up.

Please note, this is an Escalation style event and the rules for creating squadrons are different.
Click here for more information or to ask questions.
Rules are posted at this link. (This will be a “competitive” style tournament)