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Events and Regular Gaming Nights

DCI Magic Tournaments
By Sally
Magic: The Gathering at the shop
Friday night 6.30 start, FNM booster drafts £10.
Saturday Tournaments 11am (doors open 10.00) usually sealed deck £20
Sunday Tournaments 12 noon start (doors open 11.30) usually sealed deck £20
Launch League any time day or evening.

APRIL
Friday 20th April Booster Draft/Standard/Casual
Saturday 21st April Dominaria Pre-Release Sealed Deck

Sunday 22nd April Dominaria Pre-Release Sealed Deck
Sunday 22nd April MkII Dominaria Magic Open House an extra opportunity
to drop in for a casual game of Magic to collect a shiny Elf.
We need a few extra people to keep WOTC happy for another year so that
we can maintain the tournament prize support

Friday 27th April Booster Draft/Standard/Casual
Saturday 28th April Dominaria Weekend Draft

MAY
Friday 4th May Booster Draft/Standard/Casual
Friday 11th May Booster Draft/Standard/Casual
Friday 18th May Booster Draft/Standard/Casual
Friday 25th May Booster Draft/Standard/Casual

JUNE
Friday 1st June Booster Draft/Standard/Casual
Saturday 2nd June Battlebond Pre-Release Sealed Deck
Friday 8th June Battlebond Launch Party
Friday 15th June Booster Draft/Standard/Casual
Friday 22nd June Booster Draft/Standard/Casual
Friday 29th June Booster Draft/Standard/Casual

JULY
Friday 6th July Booster Draft/Standard/Casual

Fridays start at 6.30pm
Saturday Tournaments at 11.00am
Sunday Tournaments at 12 noon.

Contact Details
salnphil@spiritgames.com
Date of post 19/ 04/ 2018

29th Beer & Pretzels Games Weekend 19th/20th May 2018
By Sally

At Burton Town Hall

All the usual fun and games, food and beer.


Tickets in advance £5 per day, £10 for both
or
on the door £7 per day, £12 for both.

First, the good news: The bar providers have promised not to run out of beer this year - and if we do need emergency supplies, Burton Bridge Brewery will send it over by cab instead of me having to fetch it. From the kitchen there will be the usual tea, coffee and hot and cold food.

The bad news: The return of the dreaded parking permits (pick up on arrival), with only 45 spaces anyway round the back of the Town Hall. However, there are plenty of viable options including free parking near the shop, which is a 15 minute walk away Call us for suggestions/directions.

Bring and Buy: To get the monster back under control, we are running it Saturday only, 7 1/2% will go to RNLI and 7 1/2% to Instant Armies who heroically man it. If the extra 5% commission scares people off, we will have more space for playing games! We will also bring a small selection of bargains from the shop.

John Martin will have his usual participation game, but only on Sunday this year. As always, playing space is guaranteed, and specific requirements can be swiftly met. The only requirement is that if you take up loads of space, it needs to involve loads of people. We are not planning any organized tournaments, but if anyone would like to organise one just get in touch.

There has been a big resurgence of roleplaying this year, so I anticipate a few sessions being organised, with the player recruitment area in its traditional position in front of the stage.

Contact Details
salnphil@spiritgames.com
Date of post 07/ 04/ 2018

Roleplaying
By Sally
We have roleplaying sessions are on Monday and Thursday nights.

Mondays we play a selection of games, we have room for new players and new games.

Thursdays we play a selection of games usually on a bi-weekly basis and have room for plenty of new players but not new games.

Contact Details
salnphil@spiritgames.com
Date of post 17/ 03/ 2018

Regular Burton Board Gaming at Spirit Games on Wednesday nights
By Sally
We play a selection of new releases and old favourites, starting at 7.00pm and going on up to midnight. All are welcome, click on the articles link to get an idea of what we have been playing over the past year or two.
Contact Details
salnphil@spiritgames.com
Date of post 17/ 03/ 2018

Monthly Gaming at the Shop 2nd Sunday of every month
By Sally
Starts at 12 noon 'til late.

We have plenty of tables for playing board games and card games, and a bit of wargames space too. New players welcome as well as our normal friendly regulars, and a large games library on site. The Burton Bridge Brewery is just over the road for those who want a pint with their game, tea and coffee are free at the shop and Aldi and Family Bargains are close by for those who want snacks.

Parking at the supermarket is still restricted on Sundays and the council car parks still charge, but there is plenty of legal on road parking and other good alternatives nearby, ask for advice.

Contact Details
salnphil@spiritgames.com
Date of post 17/ 03/ 2018

Star Wars: Destiny Drafts
By Sally
Regular play:

2nd Tuesday of each month, 7.00pm.
Open tournament, points totals to be decided.
£2 each towards prize fund.

Last Sunday of each month, 1pm start.
Draft, £20 for 6 boosters + prize fund.
Bring your own draft set or borrow one from the shop.

Draft sets are available at £14.99 -10% for competitors = £13.50, or can be borrowed free and returned at the end of each event.

Phone or email us to book or for more details.

Contact Details
salnphil@spiritgames.com
Date of post 17/ 03/ 2018

Dragonball Super
By Sally
We are running a Dragonball Super tournament in the shop on Saturday March 24.
Entry cost: buy 2 boosters, 12 noon Start, format to be decided.
Contact Details
salnphil@spiritgames.com
Date of post 16/ 03/ 2018

Raiders of the Game Cupboard XLII
By Oridyne

The Forty Second event.

Date:
Saturday, Mar 24th 2018, 10:00 am till 8:00 pm

Description:
A full day of gaming with plenty for everyone. New players are always welcome and the organisers are on hand to help you find a game.
To find us we are the ones with Name Badges and Raiders T-Shirts or hover near the Ticket Desk.
A wide variety of games are usually played at these events including Boardgames, Roleplaying Games, Card Games, Miniature Games and a host of others.

Sign in Desk for all games
Tea & Coffee Provided

Main Locations:
Raiders of the Games Cupboard - Games & Players area on the Forum
Big Bang Burger Bar Forum Event
Google+ Events Page

We also post the event details on these sites:
Boardgamegeek Guild
Spirit Games

The Address for the Event is:
Waterside Community Centre, Heath Road, Stapenhill, Burton on Trent, DE15 9LF

Event Fee: £3.00 (Accompanied Children under 16 Free)

Please note that whilst people leave their games out during the day it is only common courtesy to ask the owners if you can borrow a particular game. If you are not sure who owns it ask the organisers or ask for what is available from the Spirit Games Library
Whilst children our welcome attendees younger than 18 should be accompanied by a responsible parent or guardian.
None of the organisers are insured, qualified, certified or trained to be responsible for minors please bear this in mind when you plan your visit to the event.

Further details: www.raidersofthegamecupboard.co.uk or on the Forum. Future Dates for your Diary:
Day XLII 24th Mar 2018
Day XLIII 23rd Jun 2018
Day XLIV 22nd Sep 2018

If you wish to be informed of Dates for the next event and general news about Raiders of the Game Cupboard then please sign up for our Newsletter

Contact Details
events@raidersofthegamecupboard.co.uk
Date of post 09/ 02/ 2018

 

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