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TODAY – ‘X-Wing’ 2015 Regional Championship @ Plainville, MA, Join Us!

     

 

 

Battleground Games & Hobbies – Plainville, MA. Battleground Games & Hobbies is proud to announce that the 2015 Star Wars X-Wing Regional Championship on Saturday, June 6th at our awesome Plainville, MA location is TODAY! We hope that you’ll join us for this exciting event. Details below.

 

The Details:

Format: 100 points
Date: June 6th, 2015
Time: Round 1 begins at 10:00 am, Doors open at 9:00 am
Entrance Fee: $25.00

Address:
25 Taunton Street
Plainville MA 02762
508.316.1195

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We do require participants to submit squadron lists to us by Wednesday, June 3rd.  We will varrify each list before the tournament begins in an effort to avoid any problems during the event. They will be kept confidential. To submit your squadron list, please click here or contact us.

The tournaments will follow the standard Fantasy Flight tournament rules.  Each round will last 60 minutes. The number of rounds will be based on attendance, followed by a cut to a top eight single-elimination playoff.

 

TO REGISTER FOR THE EVENT:
Preregistration is REQUIRED to participate in this event.  We are not registering potential participants at the door. Please click here and use our online shopping cart to preregister.  You will not need to produce proof of purchase on the day of the event (you don’t need to print out and bring the receipt). At checkout please select “Event Registration – X-Wing Regional Tournament” for your shipping method.
Please use a real email address when creating your user ID for the online store. We will be using this to contact you should the location of the event change (larger space) or to collect your squadron lists as the date approaches.

If you are registering multiple people please include their names in the comment section at checkout. Thank you!

 

Travel:

If you’re traveling to join us for the 2015 X-Wing  Regional Championship, please find below some useful information.

Local Hotel Accommodations

Holiday Inn Express Plainville-Foxboro

Holiday Inn Express Providence-North Attleboro

Knights Inn North Attleboro

Battleground Games & Hobbies – Plainville is local to numerous restaurants and convenient to shopping. In addition, Battleground Games & Hobbies is only miles away from Gillette Stadium, home of the New England Patriots!

Contact:

Please click here to contact us if you have any questions. You may likewise visit our forum for any further details and discussion.

 

 

We look forward to seeing you all there for the 2015 X-Wing Regional Championship! May the Force be with you.

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Fantasy Flight Games to Release New ‘Star Wars: Imperial Assault’ Expansion Packs

Fantasy Flight Games will release three new Ally and Villain Packs for its popular Star Wars: Imperial Assault miniatures and adventure board game in Q3: Wookiee Warriors, Hired Guns and Stormtroopers, according to hobby industry news website ICv2.com

 

The Wookie Warriors Ally Pack adds two plastic Wookiee miniatures with new command cards as well as a new skirmish map. MSRP is $12.95.

 

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The Stormtrooper Villain Pack reinforces the legions of Stormtrooper armies with three new stormtrooper figures with an alternate sculpt.  The pack also includes the new Vader’s Fist Agenda set, which allows the player to goad the Rebels into an attempt to sabotage a 501st Legion training facility.  The skirmish upgrade offers two new abilities to any stormtrooper squad, representing the training of the 501st Legion. MSRP is $14.95.

SW IA 2

The Hired Guns Villain Pack introduces mercenaries which will fight for either side, whomever  the highest bidder may be.  There are two Rodian miniatures to represent the mercenaries. The pack adds a three-card Agenda set that includes a new side mission campaign, as well as adding muscle to skirmish armies. There is a new skirmish map that includes two new missions in the sewers of Nar Shaddaa, and four new Command cards.  MSRP is $12.95.

 

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Popular Video Game Franchise ‘Halo’ Coming to Tabletop

UK-based miniature manufacturer Spartan Games, makers of Dystopian Wars, has announced a new license to produce a miniatures combat game based on the military sci-fi video game franchise Halo. Halo: Fleet Battles, The Fall of Reach will release in Q3, according to hobby industry news website ICv2.com.

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Halo: Fleet Battles, The Fall of Reach is a two-player tactical battle game that recreates pivotal space battles between the United Nations Space Command and the Covenant armada.  Players will command massive fleets of warships which clash over the human colony of Reach.  The game is being produced with Halo video game developer company 343 Industries.

 

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The box will contain: a full color, 100 page rulebook; a Fall of Reach campaign guide; 49 highly-detailed plastic ship models; 25 custom dice; Fleet Commander Data Sheets, Flight Stands and Overlay Cards; Punch-out Scenery and Token sheets; and a quick guide reference sheet. MSRP is $140.00.

 

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Join us at Battleground Games & Hobbies for International Tabletop Day!

Editor’s Note: “This Week in Magic” by Simeon Cortezano is taking the week off to enjoy this weekend’s Anime Boston convention. So instead, we have a super-cool announcement for you!

 

 

 

Tabletop Day

 

 

Battleground Games & Hobbies is proud to announce that we will be once again happy to host Geek & Sundry’s International Tabletop Day Saturday, April 11th. Join us at either our Abington, MA location or Plainville, MA location beginning at 11:00 AM until we can’t see straight for a fun, family-friendly day (and night!) of non-stop tabletop gaming excitement!

 

More details, including featured games, demo’s, and more coming soon! Please click here or the image for more details.

 

We look forward to seeing you there!

 

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Announcing Details for ‘Warhammer 40k’ Conquest Store Championships @ Plainville, MA!

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We’re proud to announce details for the up-coming Warhammer 40K Conquest Store Championship! If you’re a Warhammer fan, you won’t want to miss this. We look forward to seeing you at our Plainville, MA location on March 28th!

 

Format: Standard
Date: March 28th, 2015
Time: Round 1 begins at 6:00pm
Entrance Fee: $15.00

Address:
25 Taunton Street
Plainville MA 02762
508.316.1195

The tournaments will follow the standard Fantasy Flight tournament rules.
Each round will last 65 minutes.
The number of rounds will be based on turnout.
Swiss pairings (each player will play in every round if they would like, barring byes).

Prizes will look like:

Champion: The winner receives a Store Championship plaque and a card granting one first-round bye at a Regional Championship of the player’s choice.
Top Four: The top four players each receive one Top 4 playmat.
Top Eight: The top eight players each receive one deck box.
Top Thirty-Two: The top thirty-two players each receive one alternate art card.

Additional, store credit, prizes will be awarded based on turnout. For every person beyond the 4th, $15.00 store credit will be added to the prize pool.

 

 

 

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WizKids Releases Details for ‘Dungeons & Dragons: Icons of the Realms’

WizKids has released details on the next wave of their licensed Dungeons & Dragons: Icons of the Realms fantasy miniatures line.  D&D Icons of the Realms Miniatures: Set 3 will release in August.

Set 3 includes 54 miniatures inspired by the D&D Forgotten Realms universe including monsters and heroes.

There are two product configurations: the Standard Booster and the Standard Booster 8 Ct. Brick.  The blind-boxed boosters will contain four figures each (1 large, 3 medium or small figures), with an MSRP of $15.99.  Each Booster Brick contains eight boosters (32 figures), and cases contain four bricks (32 boosters/128 figures).

 

The D&D Icons of the Realms Miniatures Set 3 White Dracolich is a case purchase incentive figure and will stand several inches tall, towering over other figures in the line.  The White Dracolich is available as a one-per-case purchase while supplies last.

 

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