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Events

The Code of Conduct for use of the Games Room can be found here.

 

Regular Weekly Events

 

Monday

18:30-23:00

Board & Card Games - Bring your own, or pick from our extensive games library. If you're more of a traditional gamer why not come down and join in with the Go club? Entry £2, or free if it's your first time!

 

Tuesday

18:30-23:00

Netrunner & X-Wing - Dedicated night for Netrunner and X-Wing games. There will be league play supported by the Fantasy Flight Game Kits, and casual fun events from time to time. £2 entry.

 

Wednesday

18:30-23:00

Magic: the Gathering sanctioned tournament, alternating between standard constructed format and draft from the latest set. Entry £5 for constructed, £14 for draft.

 

Thursday

18:30-23:00

Casual Card Game night - Come on in to play games of any Collectable Card Game, such as Yu-Gi-Oh!, Legend of the 5 Rings, or Cardfight!! Vanguard

We will be running small tournaments on a weekly rotating schedule for Yu Gi Oh, Pokemon, Card Fight Vanguard and My Little Pony in addition to regular casual play. Entry £2 or free if it's your first time, tournament entry will be £5.

 

Friday

18:30-23:00

Board & Card Games - Bring your own, or pick from our extensive games library.  Entry £2, or free if it's your first time!


 



Special Events

Unless otherwise stated, for weekend events doors open at 10am and play begins at 11am.

Saturday 6th September - Android Netrunner Tournament

Get suited and booted because it is time for Netrunner!

All players, regardless of ability are welcome to participate in the tournament. In order to do so you will need a Corporation and a Runner deck constructed from cards in the following sets:

  • Core Set
  • All Genesis Cycle Data Packs
  • Creation and Control Deluxe Expansion
  • All Spin Cycle Data Packs
  • Honor and Profit Deluxe Expansion
  • Upstalk and The Spaces Between from the Lunar Cycle Data Packs only
The latest official tournament rules will be in effect. The tournament format will likely four rounds of swiss league, followed by a final for the top two ranked players; this will be dependent on the number of players, however.

Entry is £5. Doors open at 10am. Registration closes at 11:00am. Upstairs closes at 5:30pm.


Sunday 7th September - Casual Yu-Gi-Oh! Tournament

A standard casual tournament following the Casuals Forbidden List. The casuals forbidden list is currently undergoing some changes. The list will be posted as soon as possible, once it is confirmed.

Entry is £5. Doors open at 10am. Players list will be posted at 11am. Upstairs closes at 5:30pm.


Saturday 13th September – Open Boardgames

Come along to play games all day! It's perfect for getting something longer played, or if you don't have much time you can still pop in for a quick game of Dobble! The games are available to be played from open (10am) until close (6pm).

As always entry is completely free!


Sunday 14th September - Yu-Gi-Oh! Monthly Tournament and CardFight Vanguard Infinate Rebirth Sneak Peek

Yu-Gi-Oh! and CardFight Vanguard are all happening here!

Our monthly tournament for Yu-Gi-Oh! running as per normal.

There will also be some excitement for the Vanguard players with the new set pre-release: Infinate Rebirth. New additions to many clans - Gold Paladin, Shadow Paladin, Kagerō, Pale Moon, Aqua Force, Link Joker and Megacolony - as well as a new rarity, Triple Reverse Rare, of which there is only one card - The Link Joker Star-vader, "Omega" Glendios.

Entry to the Yu-Gi-Oh tournament is £5. Entry to the Vanguard Sneak Peek is £15. Doors open at 10am. Play will start at 11am. Upstairs closes at 5:30pm.


Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st September - Magic the Gathering: Khans of Tarkir Prerelease

Be one of the first to get your hand on Khans of Tarkir by attending one of our prereleases. Products will be handed out promptly at the start of the session to ensure the maximum amount of playing time.

There will be discounts available for attending multiple events as follows:

  • 1 event: £25
  • 2 events: £50
  • 3 events: £65
  • 4 events: £85
  • 5 events: £100
Please note – Due to software restrictions on the website we are unable to process any discount for players all three Pre-Releases! Because of this if you wish to attend three or more, please either pop in store or give us a call on 0118 9598250 to book your place, or you WILL be charged full price! For more information about prices and other benefits of attending multiple Pre-Release tournaments, please visit the website events page or the Facebook events page.

Also Note: If you do not select the "Collect in Store" Delivery option you will be charged a small amount for delivery which is NON-REFUNDABLE.


Friday 26th September - Khans of Tarkir Release Draft

A draft to celebrate the release of the new set.

Entry is £14. Doors open at 6:30pm for a 7pm start.


Saturday 27th September - Khans of Tarkir Release Sealed

A sealed pack event to celebrate the release of the new set.

Entry is £25. Doors open at 10am for an 11am start of play.


Sunday 28th September - CardFight Vanguard Tournament

Our regular monthly constructed Cardfight!! Vanguard tournament.

Perfect for veteran and new players alike!

Entry is £5. Upstairs closes at 5:30pm.


Saturday 4th October - Android Netrunner Tournament

Get suited and booted because it is time for Netrunner!

All players, regardless of ability are welcome to participate in the tournament. In order to do so you will need a Corporation and a Runner deck constructed from cards in the following sets:

  • Core Set
  • All Genesis Cycle Data Packs
  • Creation and Control Deluxe Expansion
  • All Spin Cycle Data Packs
  • Honor and Profit Deluxe Expansion
  • Upstalk and The Spaces Between from the Lunar Cycle Data Packs only (To be confirmed)
The latest official tournament rules will be in effect. The tournament format will likely four rounds of swiss league, followed by a final for the top two ranked players; this will be dependent on the number of players, however.

Entry is £5. Doors open at 10am. Registration closes at 11:00am. Upstairs closes at 5:30pm.


Sunday 5th October - Casual Yu-Gi-Oh! Tournament

A standard casual tournament following the Casuals Forbidden List. The casuals forbidden list is currently undergoing some changes. The list will be posted as soon as possible, once it is confirmed.

Entry is £5. Doors open at 10am. Players list will be posted at 11am. Upstairs closes at 5:30pm.


Saturday 11th October – Star Wars X-Wing Tournament.

A 100-point fleet constructed tournament. Bracket will be Swiss. Further details to be confirmed.

Entrance is £10. Doors open at 10am. Upstairs closes at 5:30.


Saturday 18th October – Khans of Tarkir Game Day

There will be a standard constructed tournament. Prizes to be confirmed.

Entrance is £5. Doors open at 10am. Upstairs closes at 5:30.


Sunday 19th October - Yu-Gi-Oh! Monthly Tournament

Our monthly tournament for Yu-Gi-Oh! running as per normal.

Entry to the tournament is £5. Doors open at 10am. Play will start at 11am. Upstairs closes at 5:30pm.


Monday 20th October – Essen Return Boardgames Evening

Becky and Darrell are back from their trip to Germany, along with an eclectic selection of games bought back from Spiel!

Of course, our regular library is available.

Entrance is £2. Doors open at 6:30pm. The shop closes at 11pm


Saturday 25th October – Open Boardgames Day

Come along to play games all day! It's perfect for getting something longer played, or if you don't have much time you can still pop in for a quick game of Dobble! The games are available to be played from open (10am) until close (6pm).

As always entry is completely free!


Sunday 26th October - CardFight Vanguard Tournament

Our regular monthly constructed Cardfight!! Vanguard tournament.

Perfect for veteran and new players alike!

Entry is £5. Upstairs closes at 5:30pm.

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