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Battleground in NORTON MA opens July 5th

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Battleground Games & Hobbies is on to the next chapter! Our new location in Norton MA will be opening on Tuesday, July 5th, 2016 at 175 Mansfield Ave, Norton MA – The Greatwoods Plaza. Detail on the Grand Reopening will be coming soon.

 

The doors of our Plainville location will be closing after about 6 years on July 3rd.

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Battleground’s Black Friday + Small Business Saturday Sale

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The sale will be going on at both locations from open to close (normal business hours) on Friday and Saturday.  We will not be holding any items and it’ll be first come, first served.

Additional items may be placed on sale Friday night and / or on Saturday so check back throughout the weekend.

Support your local gaming store this holiday season!

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The Pokemon Company Announces this Year’s World Championship

 

If you’re a Pokemon fan, you might want to check this out!

 

Hobby news website ICv2.com reported this week that The Pokemon Company International has announced the 2014 Pokemon World Championships will be held on August 16-17th at the Walter E. Washington Convention center in Washington, DC.  The event also coincides with the premiere of the official Pokemon live orchestral concert series, Pokemon: Symphonic Evolutions.


 
Full details on the World Championship event were not released beyond the date and location, which coincides with the concert series kickoff.  The Pokemon Company is partnering with Princeton Entertainment for the concert series, which kicks off in DC on Friday, August 15th at the Warner Theater.  The concert reunites creative producers from 2012’s The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses concert tour.  Pokemon: Symphonic Evolutions will take audiences on a musical retrospective with timed visuals through 20 years of the video game franchise’s most memorable melodies.  So far, only the Washington DC and Philadelphia tour dates have been announced, with more dates and locations to follow at a later date.  

 

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About Battleground Games & Hobbies

Battleground is one of New England’s premier game stores with two convenient locations. We are fully stocked in all the major product lines for the serious gamer and we specialize in card games, board games, miniature games and role-playing games. Our deep stock, great events and friendly, knowledgeable staff make Battleground the top choice for your one-stop, friendly local game store!
ABINGTON LOCATION
Battleground Games & Hobbies

1423 Bedford Street
Abington MA, 02351
781.261.9669
PLAINVILLE LOCATION
Battleground Games & Hobbies

25 Taunton Street
Plainville MA, 02762
508.316.1195
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Pokemon Company Announces ‘XY: Furious Fists’ for August

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The Pokemon Company is planning an August release for the Pokemon CCG: XY–Furious Fists Expansion, which will be available in boosters, a theme deck, and an Elite Trainer Box, according to hobby retailer news website ICv2.com.  Furious Fists, whose Japanese title literally translates to “Rising Fists,” is the third major expansion for the English XY series.  The set continues to feature Mega Evolution as powerful Pokemon EX and centers around the Aura Pokemon Lucario.  The Furious Fists set, which is due out on August 13, contains 110 cards including 5 Pokemon-EX, and 2 M-Pokemon-EX: Mega Lucario and Mega Heracross (MegaEvolution Pokemon), and several XY-P Promotional cards.


 
The Furious Fists Booster Box contains 36 ten-card booster packs, while the 60-card Furious Fists theme decks come packed eight to a box.  


 

Photo courtesy of ICv2.com.

The Furious Fists Elite Trainer Box includes 8 Furious Fist booster packs, 65 card sleeves featuring Mega Lucario, 45 Pokemon TCG Energy Cards (including Fairy Energy), 6 damage-counter dice, 1 competition-legal coin-flip die, 2 acrylic condition markers, a player’s guide to Furious Fists expansion, and a collector’s box to hold everything, with 4 dividers to keep it organized.

 

Don’t forget to join us every Sunday at Battleground Games & Hobbies in Plainville for FREE Pokemon League. Plus, Pokemon League coming soon to Battleground Games & Hobbies in Abington, too!

 

 

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About Battleground Games & Hobbies

Battleground is one of New England’s premier game stores with two convenient locations. We are fully stocked in all the major product lines for the serious gamer and we specialize in card games, board games, miniature games and role-playing games. Our deep stock, great events and friendly, knowledgeable staff make Battleground the top choice for your one-stop, friendly local game store!
ABINGTON LOCATION
Battleground Games & Hobbies

1423 Bedford Street
Abington MA, 02351
781.261.9669
PLAINVILLE LOCATION
Battleground Games & Hobbies

25 Taunton Street
Plainville MA, 02762
508.316.1195
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Pokemon USA Announces ‘Krookodile-Ex Box’

 

The Pokemon Company announced it will release the Krookodile-Ex Boxfor the Pokemon TCG in July of this year, according to hobby industry news website ICv2.com.


 
The box will contain the first appearance of the desert “Krookodile-EX Pokemon” as a foil promo card, in both a regular and oversized form.  It will also include four Pokemon TCG booster packs and a bonus code card to unlock a promo card in the online version of the game.  

 

Finally, please don’t forget to join us at Battleground Games & Hobbies in Plainville, MA every Sunday for Pokemon League – a completely FREE, fun event for all ages. We look forward to seeing you there.

 

 

 

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About Battleground Games & Hobbies

Battleground is one of New England’s premier game stores with two convenient locations. We are fully stocked in all the major product lines for the serious gamer and we specialize in card games, board games, miniature games and role-playing games. Our deep stock, great events and friendly, knowledgeable staff make Battleground the top choice for your one-stop, friendly local game store!
ABINGTON LOCATION
Battleground Games & Hobbies

1423 Bedford Street
Abington MA, 02351
781.261.9669
PLAINVILLE LOCATION
Battleground Games & Hobbies

25 Taunton Street
Plainville MA, 02762
508.316.1195
Join Our Mailing List! 

Like us on Facebook  Follow us on Twitter  View our videos on YouTube 

 

 

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Winner’s Circle – Weekend of Mar 21 Event Champions

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Congratulations to this week’s Friday Night Magic winners at both Battleground Games & Hobbies locations in Abington, MA and Plainville, MA. This week, FNM featured the Standard format with top finishers not only receiving store credit prizes, but likewise an exclusive promo foil Elvish Mystic! This week, we’re adding winners of our Saturday Yu-Gi-Oh event at Battleground Games & Hobbies in Plainville, MA  into the mix from now on. Check it out below! Now, let’s check out last week’s winner’s:

 

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Standard FNM – Start time: 7:30 PM

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Modern – Start time: 7:30 PM

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Theros/Theros/Born of the Gods Booster Draft Pod One – Start time: 7:30 PM

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Theros/Theros/Born of the Gods Booster Draft Pod Two – Start time: 7:30 PM

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Standard FNM – Start time: 7:30 PM

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Modern – Start time: Saturday 7:15 PM

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Congratulations to the top finishers of each event. In addition, on behalf of the staff here at Battleground Games & Hobbies, we would like to thank everyone that attended our  events. We greatly appreciate you choosing to hang out with us and look forward to seeing you again in the future!

 

To learn more about our events at either of our conveniently located brick-and-mortar stores and see why Magic, Pokemon and Yu-Gi-Oh players alike enjoy our weekly event offerings at Battleground Games & Hobbies, please click here. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us – we’re happy to help!

 

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