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One Week to Go – Standard Pre-PTQ for Pro Tour Milwaukee

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Battleground Games & Hobbies – Abington MA

 

 

Join us in just one week for our second Pre-PTQ to qualify one lucky winner for the up-coming Regional PTQ for Pro Tour Milwaukee. This time, the format is Standard at our Abington location. We look forward to seeing you there!

Format: Standard
Date: April 12th, 2015 a SUNDAY
Time: Doors open at 10:00am, Round 1 pairings at 12:00pm
Entrance Fee: $25.00 per person

Address:
1423 Bedford Street
Abington MA 02351
781.261.9669

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This event is being run as a Preliminary Pro Tour Qualifier for Milwaukee:
• Competitive REL
• Decklists required
• Cut to top 8

Prizes:
6 Booster Packs per person will be entered into the prize pool.  These packs will be awarded to the top 8 finishers.  Additional prizes may be awarded based on turnout.

 

 

 

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New ‘Magic’ Set ‘Battle for Zendikar’ Announced

Wizards of the Coast announced at this year’s PAX East, during the popular Magic panel, the title and details for the first release in the revamped two block set format  for its Magic: The Gathering CCG. Battle for Zendikar releases on October 2.

 

Battle for Zendikar is the first in the new two block, twice-a-year format announced last year.  The 274-card set will be released on October 2, with pre-release events held on September 26-27.  The official Battle for Zendikar Game Day is set for October 24-25, and Magic Online release is slated for October 12.

 

 

The set will be available in Booster Packs, Intro Packs, Fat Packs, and Event Decks. The initial concept and game design team was led by Mark Roasewater, and included Ian Duke, Dan Emmons, Ethan Fleischer, Dave Duskin, and Ari Levitch.  Erik Lauer was lead on the final game design and development team, which included Tim Aten, Kelly Digges, Ian Duke, Ben Hayes, Shawn Main, Yoni Skolnik and contributions from Matt Tabak.

 

This set will follow the new Modern Masters set arriving to Battleground Games & Hobbies in May.

Don’t forget – the new Magic The Gathering: Arena of the Planeswalkers board game arrives at Battleground Games & Hobbies this summer.

 

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MTG ‘Dragons of Tarkir’ Fat Pack Challenge – THIS Friday! Join us!

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The highly anticipated Fat Pack Challenge is back for Dragon’s of Tarkir!

Dragons of Tarkir (DTK) will be released on Friday, March 27th and we will have a full line-up of events for you to crack packs, build decks and play Magic at both of our stores!  The weekend will kick off with our flagship Sealed Deck-style event, but with a Fat Pack!

The Battleground Games & Hobbies Dragons of Tarkir Fat Pack Challenge is taking place THIS coming Friday night at both locations (run as our FNM).  These are the ultimate sealed events – where you open packs, build a deck and play with just the contents of a Dragons of Tarkir Fat Pack!

The concept of a Fat Pack Challenge is pretty simple.  Each player will receive an Dragons of Tarkir Fat Pack with which to build a 40-card deck.  Players may use ONLY what is inside of their Fat Pack to construct their decks.  23
We’ve got two of these events for you, one at each Battleground location:

Abington and Plainville:
Format: **Fat Pack Sealed**
Date: March 27th – THIS FRIDAY
Time: 7:00pm
Entrance Fee: $40.00

Abington:
1423 Bedford Street
Abington MA 02351
781.261.9669
Plainville:
25 Taunton Street
Plainville MA 02762
508.316.1195

 

Don’t forget to check out Battleground’s Online Store for Magic Product and Supplies!

 

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MTG ‘Dragons of Tarkir’ Pre-release Begins Tonight @ MIDNIGHT!

 

Join us TONIGHT at Battleground Games & Hobbies for the Dragons of Tarkir Prerelease and experience the newest Magic: the Gathering set a week before it goes on sale!

 

OUR CASUAL FRIENDLY PRIZE PAYOUT WILL AWARD PRIZE PACKS TO EVERYONE THAT’S WON TWO OR MORE MATCHES!

The Dragons of Tarkird Prerelease presents players with a special opportunity to open a Prerelease Pack. There are five Prerelease Packs to choose from; each corresponds to a one of the five Dragon Clans in Dragons of Tarkir:

Dromoka – White/Green
Ojutai – Blue/White
Silumgar – Black/Blue
Kolaghan – Red/Black
Atarka – Green/Red

If players would like to be guaranteed a specific Dragons of Tarkir Prerelease Pack you MUST preregister for the event they would like to participate in.  Please talk to someone at the store or contact us to preregister.

Locations:

Abington Store:
1423 Bedford Street
Abington MA 02351
781.261.9669
Plainville Store:
25 Taunton Street
Plainville MA 02762
508.316.1195

Schedule of Events:

Format: Sealed Deck*
Date: March 21st Friday night / Saturday morning
Time: 12:00am (midnight) – BOTH LOCATIONS
Entrance Fee: $30.00 per person
This event will run 4 rounds.

Format: Sealed Deck*
Date: March 21st Saturday afternoon
Time: 12:00pmPLAINVILLE
Time: 2:00pmABINGTON
Entrance Fee: $30.00 per person
This event will run 4 rounds.

Format: Sealed Deck*
Date: March 21st Saturday night
Time: 6:00pmPLAINVILLE
Time: 7:00pmABINGTON
Entrance Fee: $30.00 per person
This event will run 4 rounds.

Format: Two-Headed Giant Sealed Deck**
Date: March 22nd Sunday afternoon
Time: 12:00pm in PLAINVILLE
Time: 7:00pm in ABINGTON
Entrance Fee: $25.00 per person
This event will run 4 rounds.

Format: Sealed Deck*
Date: March 22nd Sunday night
Time: 6:00pm in PLAINVILLE
Time: 2:00pm in ABINGTON
Entrance Fee: $30.00 per person
This event will run 4 rounds.
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*Sealed Deck: Each player receives one Dragons of Tarkir Prerelease Pack corresponding to the clan of their choice.

**Two-Headed Giant Sealed Deck:  Each TEAM will receive 2 Dragons of Tarkir Prerelease Packs with which to build two 40 card decks.

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What Do I Get?

Each Player will receive one Dragons of Tarkir Prerelease Pack that contains:

4 Dragons of Tarkir booster packs
1 Fate Reforged booster pack
1 seeded booster pack
1 Activity insert
1 Clan information card
1 Spindown Life Counter
For this event, players may use the promo card included with the Prerelease Pack in their tournament deck.

For more information on DRAGON FURY, the Dragons of Tarkir Prerelease Activity that will result in players winning additional cards, visit this link.

What Else Can I Do?

Open Dueling: Open Dueling players each receive 1 Dragons of Tarkir Intro Pack. Open Dueling players use their Intro Pack to play against each other, as well as Prerelease tournament players who are between matches. All players should be encouraged to help teach Open Dueling participants how to play Magic.

Come down, play some cards, check out the new set, and meet some new people!

 

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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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TOMORROW – Modern Pre-PTQ for Pro Tour Milwaukee

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THIS SUNDAY! Join us for our first of two Pre-PTQ’s leading up to Pro Tour Milwaukee! We look forward to seeing you there.

Format: Modern
Date: March 15th, 2014 a SUNDAY
Time: Doors open at 11:00am, Round 1 pairings at 12:00pm
Entrance Fee: $25.00 per person
Address:
25 Taunton Street
Plainville MA 02762
508.316.1195

Parking on site

Google Maps
Battleground’s Facebook Page

This event is being run as a Preliminary Pro Tour Qualifier for Milwaukee:
• Competitive REL
• Decklists required
• Cut to top 8

Prizes:
6 Booster Packs per person will be entered into the prize pool.  These packs will be awarded to the top 8 finishers.  Additional prizes may be awarded based on turnout.

 

 

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