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Events

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!

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

18:30-22:45

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

You can even try out one of the Living Card Games on offer, such as Lord of the Rings, A Game of Thrones, or Android: Netrunner in a relaxed casual atmosphere. Entry £2 or free if it's your first time!

Friday

18:30-23:00

Board & Card Games - Bring your own, or pick from our extensive games library. Alternatively you can join us for casual Friday Night Magic. 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.

Friday 18th April – 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 (11pm).

Please note that this has been moved to Friday due to Easter.

We will also be running the Zombicide Gaming Night Campaign: Cars, Food or Guns.

As always entry is completely free!


Saturday 19th April – Yu-Gi-Oh

Our standard monthly tournament.

Please note this has been moved to Saturday due to Easter.

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


Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th April – Journey Into Nyx Pre-Release

Be one of the first to get your hand on the newest set of Magic: The Gathering cards – Journey Into Nyx. Products will be handed out promptly at the start of the session to ensure the maximum amount of playing time.

There will be three events: Midnight, Saturday day and Sunday day. For the midnight event, doors will open at 11:30pm on Friday night. For the Saturday and Sunday events, doors will open at 10am.

Please make sure you pre-register for this event, either through the website (Midnight, Saturday, and Sunday), phone us on (0118) 9598250 or come in to store. If you are intending on coming to all three events, please make sure to call us, as there is a discount available which cannot be processed through the website.


Thursday 1st May – Cardfight!! Vanguard: Catastrophic Outbreak Sneak Peek

Sneak peek for Catastrophic Outbreak.

Entry is £15. This will run at the same time as the normal casual card games on the evening; the shop reopens at 6:30pm, play will commence at 7pm and upstairs will close at 10:25pm.


Friday 2nd May – Journey into Nyx 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 3rd May – Journey into Nyx 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 4th May – Yu-Gi-Oh! Monthly Tournament

Our standard monthly tournament.

Due to the Yu-Gi-Oh National Championships happening on 9th to 11th May, the tournament pattern for this month has been switched.

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


Saturday 10th May – CardFight! Vanguard Team Tournament

It's team tournament time! The perfect time to practice for the Regional Championships in Birmingham.

Teams need to be made up of three people, each with their own deck which follows the requirements for the Regional Championship; details are here. If you don't have your own team, we will do our best to match you up with people on the day.

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


Sunday 11th May – Primal Origin Sneak

Sneak peek for the latest Yu-Gi-Oh! set: Primal Origin.

Places will be limited for this, so please make sure you turn up early to secure your place.

After the pack have been handed out, the games room will be open for dueling until the end of the day.

Entry is £18 for the Sneak Peek, and £2 to duel with your own deck. Doors open at 10am. Players list for the Sneak Peek will be posted at 11am. Upstairs closes at 5:30pm.


Saturday 17th May – 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
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 18th May – Yu-Gi-Oh! Casual Tournament

A standard casual tournament following the Casuals Forbidden List. For details, click here

Due to the Yu-Gi-Oh National Championships happening on 9th to 11th May, the tournament pattern for this month has been switched.

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


Saturday 24th May – Journey into Nyx Game Day

Remember on Theros Game Day how you fought the Hydra? And for Born of the Gods you battled the Horde? Wizards once again have a new trial for you.

Defeat a God.

There will be a standard constructed tournament. Entrance is £5 and the Challenge Deck will be available on the day. All participants receive a full-art promo. The top eight will receive a foil full-art promo.

Doors open at 10am. Upstairs closes at 5:30.


Sunday 25th May – CardFight! Vanguard Tournament

Our regular monthly constructed CardFight!! Vanguard tournament.

Perfect for veteran and new players alike!

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


Monday 26th May – 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!


Saturday 31st May – Legend of the Five Rings Tournament

Our regular L5R Tournament.

Entry is £6, doors open at 10am for an 11am start.


Sunday 1st June – Yu-Gi-Oh! Casual Tournament

A standard casual tournament following the Casuals Forbidden List. For details, click here

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


June 7th – Assault at Imdaar Alpha

Calling all X-Wing fans! This is your chance to get your hands on a preview of the forth wave of starfighters: the Z-95 Headhunter, TIE defender, E-wing, and TIE phantom!

Assault at Imdaar Alpha is a worldwide preview event with an exclusive tournament with a chance to win one of the new craft to add to your collection. In order to compete, you will need a 100-point squadron which adheres to the X-Wing Tournament Rules document. You will have to fight your way through a Swiss Bracket of preliminary rounds. After this, the top two players will fight against each other using the new ships; one will fight as the Imperial Squadron, while the other will battle on the side of the Rebellion, completing your fleet with ships of your own.

In order to pre-register for this event, please phone us on (0118) 9598250, or email us at shop@eclecticgames.co.uk .


Sunday 15th June – Yu-Gi-Oh! Monthly Tournament

Our standard monthly tournament.

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


Saturday 21st June – 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!

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