Hey all! don’t forget we’ll be running the Grand Prix Trial Toronto on November 17th!! Your chance to win some byes at the GP, and some boosters!
MTG GPT Toronto
Sunday November 17th
Sealed Deck Format
4-5 Rounds of Swiss (possible top
Prizes: 2-round bye to the appropriate individual-format Grand Prix, plus boosters for top 2-4
Entry Fee: $25.00
We’ll be running the following games, but you can feel free to bring in your own games and get some games going.
Theros Game Day Event
Saturday October 19th and Sunday October 20
(Independent events – come Saturday, or Sunday, or BOTH!)
Schedule: 11am – 12pm registration, 12:30pm First round
Entry Fee: $10.00 each day
Game Day events are Standard format tournaments. 4-5 Rounds depending on player turn out, with a possible cut to top 8 also dependent on turn out.
The Standard format uses only the newest sets the game has to offer. The current block, the block that was released the previous fall, and the most recent core set are all legal to play in a Standard deck.
The following sets are Standard legal: Return to Ravnica, Gatecrash, Dragon’s Maze, Magic 2014 Core Set, and Theros.
Prizes and Promos:
All participants receive an exclusive Phalanx Leader full-art promo card (while supplies last). The Top 8 players each receive an exclusive Nighthowler full-art foil promo card. The cards are awarded to the Top 8 players even if the tournament cuts only to the Top 4.
In addition, the 1st-place winner of Theros Game Day will receive an exclusive Playmat.
One Theros Booster pack will also be awarded for each match (2 out of 3) win! So win four matches and receive 4 Theros Booster packs, win one match and receive 1 Theros Booster pack, etc! Additional prizes will be added to the top 4-8 pool depending on turn out.
Face the Hydra
Bring the Hero Cards you’ve earned at Theros Prerelease and Launch Weekend to help you defeat the Face the Hydra Challenge Deck at Theros Game Day. This special deck is a special activity that you can challenge beginning with Game Day, between rounds or at your convenience. It’s not a part of the tournament, but you’ll want to defeat the Hydra to earn the third Hero Card on the Hero’s Path.
You can use up to two Hero Cards to help you against the Face the Hydra Challenge Deck. To learn more about the Hero’s Path, visit MTGHerosPath.com
Only 4 spots left for tomorrow’s Theros Prerelease event! they will go to first come in the morning! If your travelling from far and you didn’t pre-register it will probably be best to call first in the morning to see if there are still spots, or you can get signed up for a possible 2nd event at about 5pm. Thanks everybody!
MTG: Theros Prerelease
Saturday September 21st and Sunday September 22nd
Registration: Saturday at 12pm, Sunday at 12pm
Sealed Deck Format
4-6 Rounds of swiss-style pairing
Prizes for top 4-8 (Prize pool = 2 boosters per player entered)
Entry fee: $35 (Includes Ultra Pro Deck sleeves or deck box)
Space will be limited so be sure to pre-register for this event (32 players per event)!
Simply drop by the store and sign-up to save your spot (entry fee must be paid to reserve your spot).
Saturday September 7th
Event starts at 12pm
(Will run thoughout the day or until we run out of product)
Each player who participates receives:
-1 FREE Magic 2014 core set booster pack
-1 FREE Magic 2014 sample deck of players choice, chosen after player has opened booster pack
Each player then plays 3 matches
When players complete their 3 matches you will receive another FREE Magic 2014 core set booster pack
Events will run every time we get 6-8 players. Players may sign up for another event after they have completed all 3 matches. Depending on turn out players may be limited to participate in only 1 event.
Saturday august 24th at 1pm
$5 entry fee
Prizes for top 2-4 players will be given out as store credit on gift cards.
For those of you attending Fan Expo Canada this weekend be sure to drop by the Heroes World booth! We are booth #817 located near the entrance.
More info on Fan Expo Canada:
For those of you not attending be sure to drop in the store as we’ll be having a sale as well!
Hey guys!! This Saturday HW staff will be demoing Agricola the Board Game! The #2 ranked game on Boardgamegeek.com. This is a fantastic strategy game with some really good depth to it. It is surprisingly easy to learn if your having somebody teach you. So come in and check it out this Saturday after 12pm we’ll be starting games.