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  • Warhammer 40K Kill Team Assassins Event

    November 18, 2016

    Coming up on Sunday, November 27th 12-6pm, we’ll be hosting an event we’re calling Assassins, a special scenario for 40K Kill Team. Kill Team is essentially a small-scale skirmish version of 40K where players bring a compact team of specialists to the table for a quick and explosive battle. It’s a great way to play Warhammer 40K for new players and veterans alike, and a game can be played in an hour or less with a fairly minimal model count.

    Players should bring two armies to the event. The first is a 500-point Kill Team built as per the Kill Team rulebook organization. The second is a 1000-point army built under normal army construction rules. Each player will play two matches against their opponents. Matches in Assassins consist of one player’s Kill Team attempting to eliminate an HQ unit (known as a Target) in their opponent’s 1000-point army. At the conclusion of the first game, players’ roles will swap with the other player’s Kill Team trying to eliminate its enemy’s Target.

    Notes: This mission is not perfectly balanced. While Kill Teams will receive special bonuses, they are at a major points disadvantage. This is meant to be a fun and challenging mission for the Kill Teams, so please keep this in mind as we play. Entry to the event is free, so you’ve really got nothing to lose!

    Restrictions: Kill Teams must be built using the force organization in the Kill Team rulebook (2 Troop, 1 Elite, 1 Fast Attack). This includes no 2+ save, no models with more than 3 wounds, and no combined armor values of 34 or higher. Kill Teams cannot use Deep Strike in this mission. A player’s 100-point Target army may not include Superheavies or Gargantuan creatures, and it must include an HQ unit or a Infantry-type Lord of War.

    Warhammer 40K Kill Team Assassins Event
    Sunday, November 27th 12-6pm
    Brutal close-quarters combat in the 41st Millennium!

    Infinity Demo Day

    November 15, 2016

    This Saturday, November 19th 12-5pm, get a chance to come learn how to play one of our favorite miniatures games of all time. Infinity has everything a minis skirmish game needs to be great. The rules are easy to play but offer very deep strategy choices. Army lists have a tantalizing number of options. Constant overwatch for each figure means both players are constantly involved in the game. And the miniatures themselves are simply gorgeous! Let us show you why we think this is simply one of the best games of its kind on the market.

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    We’ll have two tables set up with small intro forces available for folks to try. If players already know the game and want to set up other casual matches, we can also offer space for them. Games are short and deadly, so we’ll be able to play through numerous introductory sessions through the afternoon. Drop in for a single match or hang out for the entire demo. Either way, hope to see you on the battlefield!

    Saturday, November 19th 12-5pm
    Infinity Demo Day
    The best sci-fi skirmish game ever!

     

    MTG Grand Prix Trial San Jose

    November 13, 2016

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    Coming up this Sunday, November 20th 10:30am-7pm, Gamescape North will be hosting a MTG Grand Prix Trial for the upcoming San Jose Grand Prix Tournament. Doors open at 10am, registration starts at 10am and closes at 10:45am. The competition will be tougher than usual, but the rewards will be greater – the overall winner of the event gets a two-round bye at the San Jose Grand Prix event on January 27-29.

    The format for our tournament is Modern and entry is $25. Put together your killer deck and get ready to duel some of the best MTG players in the area!

    Sunday, November 20th 10:30am-7pm
    Magic: The Gathering Grand Prix Trial – San Jose
    Tap out your opponent and survive the Trial!

    Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Day

    November 7, 2016

    Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Day, coming up on Sunday, November 13th 11am to 6pm,  is a non-tournament event where our employees demo the Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game to brand new players. There are no pairings or time limits and the event is meant to be an easy and fun introduction to the game for players of all ages. All new players will receive a number of cool YGI items to play with, including a free 20-card demo deck, a deck box, and a play mat!

    Sunday, November 13th 11am to 6pm
    Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG Duel Demo Day @ GSN
    Calling all Duelists for a day of fun and adventure!

    MTG PPTQ Nashville 2017

    November 4, 2016

    On Saturday, November 12th starting at 11:00am sharp, Gamescape North will be hosting a MTG Preliminary Pro Tour Qualifier for the 2017 Pro Tour. The competition will be tougher than usual, but the rewards will be greater – the winner of the event will receive an invitation to compete in the 2017 Regional Pro Tour Qualifier which provides a chance to qualify for the MTG Amonkhet Pro Tour Nashville in May 2017.

    Entry is $25 and the format is Standard Constructed, so put together your best deck and get ready to compete against the top Magic players in the area!

    Please arrive at the store no later than 10:30am for registration.

    Saturday, November 12th 11am-10pm
    Magic: The Gathering Preliminary Pro Tour Qualifier
    Tap out your opponent and survive the Trial!

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