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Magic – Strixhaven Prerelease is this weekend!

Strixhaven Prerelease Kits

Gnome Games has your Magic the Gathering Strixhaven Prerelease!
April 16th – 18th : Available for pickup at all Gnome Games Locations!

“A shadowy organization known as the Oriq is trying to fulfill a prophecy and awaken the legendary Blood Avatar. A group of young mages of Strixhaven must root out the conspiracy before time runs out!”

You are invited to take part in this ‘Play at Home’ pre-release! Players can pick up the take home kits from any Gnome Games Location from Friday, April 16th until we close on Sunday April 18th. To keep everyone safe there is no in store play for this Pre-release.

Magic Strixhaven Prerelease at Gnome Games

Ways to play in the Magic Strixhaven Prerelease:

Single Course – $30
– Perfect for the player looking to explore the new set! Play-at-home groups should pick up 1 kit per player. (If you have 5 or more players check out the Full Time Course Bundle Below!)
Includes 1 Randomly assigned College (color combination) Prerelease Kit*
and 2 Set boosters**

Full-Time Course – $150
– Perfect for the player who wants to dive into all of the new colleges and explore the world deeper. Or for the small group who wants to play in the comfort of their own home!
Includes Each of the 5 different College (color combinations) Prerelease Kits*
and 10 Set boosters**

Strixhaven Prerelease Kits

*Each Strixhaven Prerelease Pack contains:
– 5 Strixhaven Draft Boosters
– 1 Strixhaven College Booster (Rare/Mythic Rare card is from the Prerelease Pack’s college)
– 1 foil promo-stamped Rare or Mythic Rare from the set
– 1 Magic: The Gathering Arena code
– 1 Spindown life counter.

** Each Set Booster Pack 12 Magic cards including:
– 1 Mystical Archive card (Uncommon, Rare, or Mythic Rare)
– 1 Lesson card (Common, Uncommon, Rare, or Mythic Rare)
– 1 Rare or Mythic Rare
– 1 foil of any rarity
– 1 Wild Card of any rarity
– 6 assorted Commons or Uncommons that are thematically connected
– 1 Land card
– plus 1 Art Card and 1 Ad/Token OR special card from Magic’s history (a card from “The List”)

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Pokemon Trainers – Play in the Pokemon team Challenge from home!

Gnome Games invites all Pokemon Trainers born in 2004 or earlier to play in the official Pokemon Team Challenge!

Four Players will win a seat on the team for each Gnome Games store when you play in the Pokémon Team Challenge.  These 4 players will play together to represent Gnome Games against other teams from across the world!  Learn more here – https://tournamentcenter.gg/team-challenge/

Pokemon Team Challenge Details

Gnome Games will coordinate and host the Team Challenge events through the official Gnome Games Discord server  – https://discord.gg/v35JQQJRkG

These are FREE Events, where players play using the Pokémon TCG Online program where you can play anywhere you have your device, at home, at the office – wherever you have access to a good internet connection; so everyone stays safe.

Players must select one store to play the Team Challenge at, and are not allowed to play at any other stores during the challenge.  Complete registration information is available here – https://rk9.gg/teamchallenge

Gnome Games Pokémon Event Schedule (Subject to change)

Each Gnome Games store will host 4 qualifiers.  The winner of each qualifier will earn a seat on that stores Team Challenge Team, prizes that come from Pokémon  and RK9 Labs PLUS Exclusive Gnome Games Pokémon Team Challenge Shirts – that only Team Members and Gnome Games staff have access too! It’s all FREE!

Here are the dates and times.  Registration opens 8 days before each event, and deck lists must be submitted by the online deadlines in order for a player to be entered into the tournament.  It’s all online, so please plan ahead, and don’t be late, because we can’t hold the tournament for a late arrival.

Gnome Games Green Bay East Pokémon Team Challenge Qualifiers – 

DateRegistration EndsTournament StartsEvent NameRegistration LinkWinner
2020-12-13 Sun11:00 AM12:00 PMGnome Games Green Bay East Qualifier 1>>>>> FinishedAshton P.
2020-12-27 Sun11:00 AM12:00 PMGnome Games Green Bay East Qualifier 2> >>>>FinishedJoe T.
2021-02-28 Sun11:45 AM12:00 PMGnome Games Green Bay East Qualifier 3Scheduled 
2021-02-28 Sun2:45 PM3:00 PMGnome Games Green Bay East Qualifier 4Scheduled 

Gnome Games Green Bay West Pokémon Team Challenge Qualifiers – 

DateRegistration EndsTournament StartsEvent NameRegistration LinkWinner
2020-12-26 Sat11:00 AM12:00 PMGnome Games Green Bay West Qualifier 2>> FinishedDarion S.
2021-01-02 Sat11:00 AM12:00 PMGnome Games Green Bay West Qualifier 1>>FinishedMichael L.
2021-02-13 Sat11:45 AM12:00 PMGnome Games Green Bay West Qualifier 3>>FinishedJordan B.
2021-02-20 Sat11:45 AM12:00 PMGnome Games Green Bay West Qualifier 4>>FinishedCorey H.

Gnome Games Appleton Pokémon Team Challenge Qualifiers – 

DateRegistration EndsTournament StartsEvent NameRegistration LinkWinner
2021-01-09 Sat11:00 AM12:00 PMGnome Games Appleton East Qualifier 1>>>FinishedCaleb G.
2021-01-23 Sat11:00 AM12:00 PMGnome Games Appleton East Qualifier 2>>>FinishedFranco L.
2021-02-06 Sat11:00 AM12:00 PMGnome Games Appleton East Qualifier 3>>>FinishedRichard M. 
2021-02-20 Sat11:45 AM12:00 PMGnome Games Appleton East Qualifier 4>>FinishedRyan B. 

Pokemon Team Challenge Playmat

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Cardfight Vanguard Divine Lightning Radiance – Play at Home Sneak Preview Weekend is here!

Cardfight Vanguard Divine Lightning Radiance Boosters

Cardfighters – the Cardfight Vanguard Divine Lightning Radiance Sneak Preview Play at Home Weekend is here!

English Edition Cardfight!! Vanguard Booster Pack Vol. 12: Divine Lightning Radiance is available for purchase December 18th, but Gnome Games has a special Play at Home Sneak Preview this weekend!

Gnome Games Green Bay West has a special Play at Home Sneak Peek opportunity for all cardfighters!  Saturday December 12 – Sunday December 13 you can stop in, purchase a Play at Home Sneak Peak Package of 4 Divine Lightning Radiance Boosters, a Promo Card + 4 Cardfight Vanguard Promo Packs for just $20.  Sunday after close, we’ll also select at least 2 players to win one of the sweet Cardfight Vanguard Divine Lightning Radiance Sneak Peek Playmats!
*Don’t forget your mask!  We can also do contactless curbside pickup and home delivery too – just message us on Facebook or give us a call!

Cardfight Vanguard Divine Radiance Sneak Preview Prizes

Cardfight Vanguard Divine Lightning Radiance arrives December 18th at all Gnome Games stores

If you want a box – let us know and we’ll hold it for you!

Cardfight Vanguard Divine Lightning Radiance BoostersCARDFIGHT!! VANGUARD > Products > English Edition Cardfight!! Vanguard Booster Pack Vol. 12: Divine Lightning Radiance【VGE-V-BT12】
English Edition Cardfight!! Vanguard Booster Pack Vol. 12: Divine Lightning Radiance

Release Date December 18th, 2020

  • Featured Clans Angel Feather, Gold Paladin, Genesis, Narukami
  • Card Types 89 types of cards (81 new cards / 8 reissue cards)
    (VR: 5 / RRR: 11 / RR: 13 / R: 17 / C: 43)
    + Various Parallels (SP: 41 + ASR: 2 + Re: 1) + 1 type of marker
  • 2 cards in every pack will definitely be R or above cards!!
    ※6 types of critical triggers, 2 types of front triggers, and 1 type of marker for reissue
  • 1 display contains 16 packs

・Featuring the 5 VRs (Vanguard Rares), namely “Black Shiver, Gavrail”, “Sunrise Ray Knight, Gurguit”, “Mythic Beast, Fenrir”, “Holy Heavenly Dragon, Eosanesis Dragon”, and “Dragonic Vanquisher“FULLBRONTO””!

・Popular units from the past, like “Holy Seraph, Nociel” and “Eradicator, Dragonic Descendant”, make a return!

・New strategies for each clan!
The super-aggressive Angel Feather gets more ways to make use of the damage zone!
Shinemon’s deck gets an all new Astral Poet that completely changes the playstyle!
Don’t miss the new strategies of Gurguit and the evolved form of Vanquisher too!

・The Special Reissue rarity from “Phantom Dragon Aeon” and “Storm of the Blue Cavalry” will be included, and “Mighty Bolt Dragoon” is confirmed too!

・The special treatment rarity, known as “ASR – Another Secret Rare”, continues in this product too! “Eradicator, Dragonic Descendant” and “Giant Deity of Distant World, Valkerion” will be randomly included; do keep a lookout for them!

※Each display box of VGE-V-BT12 will come with a bonus clan dice! (While stocks last!)

Message, call or visit any Gnome Games Store to Preorder today!

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Magic Zendikar Rising Play at Home Prerelease – Now with Packer Bonus Boosters!

Magic Zendiakr Rising Play at Home Prerelease

Gnome Games has a long tradition of hosting Magic the Gathering Prerelease events with special prizes when the Packers score and today is no exception! It’s time for the Magic Zendikar Rising Play at Home Prerelease – Packer Bonus Booster Event from Noon – 4 PM today – AT YOUR HOUSE!

Zendikar Rising Play at Home Prerelease –

Gnome Games has your Magic the Gathering Zendikar Rising Prerelease Kits at all of the Gnome Games stores. Stop in and pick one up for you, and more for each of the friends you’ll be playing with during todays Packer – Lions Game. Then make sure you sign up for the Zendikar Rising Play at Home* at the store (the even itself is free!)

When the Packers Score a Touchdown, Field Goal or Safety – we’ll pick one lucky player to win a Packer Score Bonus Booster they can pick up at the Gnome Games store where they registered to play. If you win, you can pick up your bonus Zendikar Rising Booster during normal business hours – Monday- Saturday 10 – 6, Sunday Noon – 4.

WE WILL WAIT UNTIL THE START OF THE SECOND QUARTER TO SELECT ANY 1st QUARTER WINNERS – this allows everyone some time to pick up a prerelease kit and not miss the 1st chances to win bonus boosters!

FAQ

If I already got a Zendikar Rising Prerelease Kit am I able to use it to play? – Yes, all players that picked up kits AND signed up for a Play at Home Prerelease will be automatically entered into the Packer Backer Zendikar Rising Play at Home Prerelease

What time does Gnome Games Open today? Noon at all locations, but because of the game we are trying to get in just a little bit early so you can grab a prerelease kit, take it to wherever you are watching the Packers beat the Lions and play some Magic too! WE WILL WAIT UNTIL THE START OF THE SECOND QUARTER TO SELECT ANY 1st QUARTER WINNERS

Can we play in the store? No, random pairings of people in our stores is still not safe, and also tournaments with Wizards of the Coast products are currently not allowed by Wizards of the Coast. We don’t want to have you sit with someone you don’t know, so we aren’t running in store play at this time.

What’s in a Zendikar Rising Play at Home Prerelease Kit and how much are they? Play at Home Prerelease Kits are $30 and include:

1 Zendikar Rising Prerelease Kit + 2 Additional Zendikar Rising Draft Boosters

Kit Contents: 

  • Zendikar Rising Draft Boosters
  • 1 foil promo-stamped rare or mythic rare from Zendikar Rising
  • 1 Spindown life counter
  • 1 MTG Arena code card

Where will Gnome Games share the winners list? Each store will share the Packers Score Bonus Booster Winners on the store Facebook Page

Gnome Games Green Bay Westhttps://www.facebook.com/GnomeGames

Gnome Games Green Bay Easthttps://www.facebook.com/GnomeGamesEast

Gnome Games Appletonhttps://www.facebook.com/GnomeGamesAppletonEast

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Back to School Kids Night, Big Wheel and Bike Races at “The Burg” Speedway in Luxemburg Speedway Sunday August 9

Big Wheel Races at The Burg in Luxemburg Saturday August 9

Gnome Games sponsors Big Wheel Races and Bike Races at Kids Night – Back to School Night at “The Burg” Speedway in Luxemburg Sunday August 9, August 3.

It’s almost time for the kids to go back to school and that means this Sunday it’s time for the kids to go racing at the Burg Speedway in Luxemburg!  Kids get in free, back to school backpacks loaded with supplies, Big Wheel Races, 2 Wheeler race for $50 cash and fun for the whole family!

Gnome Games is sponsoring Big Wheel Races and a $50 Dash for Cash in the Unlimited Class during the races at  the Burg Speedway in Luxemburg.

Kids should bring their Big Wheels (or bike for ages 9-13) to the races and register between 3:30  and 5 PM. The Big Wheel and 2 Wheeler Dash for Cash will be held during intermission.

Come Early to meet the drivers, get autographs and check out the cars!

The great drivers the Gnomes sponsor are bringing their cars to the front gate before the races for you to check out!  Meet great drivers like “Big Money Jay Matthias. Eddie the Eagle, multiple track champion “Budzo” Chris Budzban, last years state  Champion Vince Engebretson, “Buns” Hunter Parsons, Jake Burt and more.  Check out their cars, get some autographs and meet the guys behind the wheel before the races!

Free Pokemon Cards for all the kids!

The first 500 kids through the gates get a shiny Pokemon!
*Pokemon card is a promo and supplies are very limited – you won’t get these  in any booster pack or at Walmart or Target!  Get to the track early to get yours!  Actual Pokemon card may be different than the image shown

 

PLUS BACK TO SCHOOL BACKPACKS !!! 

The Burg Speedway and a number of great sponsors have put together Free Back to School Backpacks full of supplies for the kids!
These folks have gone out of their way to make the back to school experience of race fans a little easier and a lot more fun!

 

 

There are 3 Classes for the Kids Night Races

  • 3 Wheelers (Big Wheels, trikes and 3 wheelers)
    • Destroyer Class – Ages 5 & under
    • Lightning Class – Ages 6-8
  • 2 Wheel Unlimited (2 Wheel Class) – Ages 9-13

All Racers are responsible for checking in between 3:30 PM – 5 PM and bring their Big Wheels / Bikes under the grandstand.

Helmets are required to race.

The Destroyer Class and the Lightning Class will race the length of the front straightaway and the winner will receive the 2020 Big Wheel Championship Trophy.
All Racers will receive a commemorative Medal!

The Unlimited Division will race one full lap around the track with the winner receiving the 2020 Dash for Cash Championship Trophy and $50 cash.
The Unlimited Division will have a staggered start based on age.

Entry for these races is free, and all racers must be accompanied by a legal guardian.

All racers must provide their own Big Wheel or bicycle to race and all Unlimited Racers must wear a helmet.

Street Stock Cars winners get bonus payout from Gnome Games with the fastest payout on dirt!

The Street Stock Cars are where the rubber hits the dirt this season, so we’ll be giving each of the Stock Car Heat, Consolation and Feature Winners $50!  The Head Gnome will be paying out right in Victory Lane!

Without these drivers bringing their cars to the track every week, there wouldn’t be any racing, and this is a small thank you to all the drivers that make this sports fun for all ages.

Watch the Gnome Games Sponsored Cars Race every week!

We would like to invite everyone to join us at the tracks

  • Seymour Speedway – Friday Nights
  • 141 Speedway – Saturday Nights
  • Shawano Speedway – Saturday Nights
  • “The Burg” Speedway in Luxemburg – Sunday Nights

 

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Pokemon Darkness Ablaze Prerelease Week August 1 – 9

Pokemon Darkness Ablaze Prerelease – Play in store and Play at Home starts August 1!

Gnome Games brings Pokemon to your tables and we bring the Pokemon Darkness Ablaze Prerelease to you starting August 1st! We have 9 days of Prerelease fun planned complete with Pokemon  Prerelease Kits, Play at Home AND in store play opportunities, plus bonus Posters!

It all starts on Saturday August 1st at 10 AM at all Gnome Games stores.  You can pick up a play at home Pokemon Darkness Ablaze Prerelease Kit or schedule a Prerelease Table for you and up to 5 of your friends at any of the Gnome Games stores.

Pokemon TCG: Sword & Shield — Prerelease Kits – $30

Here’s what you get in a Pokemon Darkness Rising Prerelease Kit at Gnome Games:

1 Pokemon Darkness Ablaze Build and Battle Kit

Pokemon Darkness Ablaze Build and Battle Kit available at Gnome  GamesEach box contains a selection of cards to let you easily build a playable deck in the fast-paced Prerelease format, where each player has a 40-card deck and sets aside four Prize cards at the start of play. The Build & Battle Box contains a 23-card Evolution pack, which includes a red-hot alternative-art promo card. This selection of cards is designed to give you a strong foundation for building a new deck. To fill out the rest of your deck, there are also four 10-card booster packs from the Sword & Shield—Darkness Ablaze expansion.

The Pokémon TCG: Sword & Shield—Darkness Ablaze Build & Battle Box includes:

  • A 23-card Evolution pack featuring key cards from current and prior sets, including 1 of 4 alternate-art promo cards
  • 4 Pokémon TCG: Sword & Shield—Darkness Ablaze booster packs
  • 1 deck-building tip sheet

In addition to the Build and Battle Kit each player will recieve:

  • 3 Pokemon TCG: Sword & Shield—Darkness Rising Boosters
  • Pokemon Darkness Ablaze Boosters available at Gnome Games
  • 45 Pokemon Basic Energy Cards
  • Pokemon TCG Reference Card
  • Pokemon TCG Darkness Ablaze Paper Playmat

Play at Home or in the store!

Gnome Games invites you to play your Pokemon Darkness Ablaze Prerelease at Home or in the store!

When you pick up your packs to play at home we’ll add in a Pokemon Organized Play Poster* for each player as a bonus prize!

To Schedule a Pokemon Darkness Ablaze Prerelease for you and UP TO 5 of your friends please contact the store you want to play at directly.

We can only allow 1 group in the store at a time to play so we are scheduling 3 hour 3 round events at each store.
You can contact the stores via their Facebook pages or phone to request a Prerelease Table.

You can get your Darkness Ablaze Booster Boxes at Gnome Games on August 10!
Preorder them here!

 

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Yu-Gi-Oh Special OTS 13 Pack Promotion!

Yu-Gi-Oh OTS Pack 13 – Purchase Promotion

Attention Yu-Gi-Oh players: We know how much you love the OTS packs you get from playing in our tournaments, but with recent events we haven’t been able to hold any tournaments. We don’t want you to miss out though, so our friends at Konami have announced a special promotion!

For OTS pack 13 Konami is allowing players to get some just for picking up new cards!

If you purchase $15 (before tax) in Yu-Gi-Oh product you get an OTS 13 pack too! For a $30 purchase you can get two!

This may not be combined with the Yu-Gi-Oh Lost Art promotion, so if you’re at $30 you can make a choice between a Lost Art Card or 2 OTS 13 packs. It’s up to you! (Or go big, spend $60 and get 2 OTS and a Lost Art!)

What can you buy to participate in the promotion? Any new Yu-Gi-Oh product like decks, booster packs, special edition sets are all eligible – as long as it adds up to the right amount.

This promotion is only good on OTS 13 and is while supplies last, so make sure you stop in!

Looking for all the latest Gnome Games News? Follow our Facebook page, sign up for our e-mails, and check out our Discord! You can also join the Head Gnome every Thursday after noon at 2 PM for all the latest in his Facebook Live.

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FNM To-Go! A little Magic for Fridays from Gnome Games

Starting June 5th, Gnome Games is bringing a little Magic back to Fridays!

Due to Covid-19 we are all experiencing similar feelings of loss of community as gathering for events, leagues and Planeswalker Power program have had to be put on hold. Gnome Games wants to give you some opportunities to safely earn some rewards and remind the community that Magic is still going strong!

There are Two ways you can help:

1. Stop and shop at Gnome Games on Friday

Gnome Games is OPEN 10am – 6pm every Friday for limited shopping (masks required) and curbside pickup! Every purchase of sealed Magic: The Gathering will come with a reward* as a thank-you for showing your support to us and Magic!

  • Any New Sealed Magic purchase – 1 Random Promo card
  • Purchase $35 or more new Magic – 1 Normal Promo pack of your choice from available Promo Packs
  • Purchase $70 or more new Magic – 1 additional Normal Promo pack of your choice from available Promo Packs
  • Purchase $100 or more new Magic – 1 premium Promo pack from available Premium Promo Packs
  • You can earn up to 3 total Promo Packs (2 regular, 1 Premium, plus 1 promo card each Friday!)

Sealed products include: Booster packs (collectors and draft), Boxes, Bundles, Commander decks, Planeswalker decks and Box sets for Magic The Gathering.

*While supplies last. Each customer can earn each reward only once per week.

Interested in pre-ordering Core 2021? Preorder and save HERE

2. Play Arena and Share with the community

Play Arena Online – Every Friday Magic: Arena has a special Friday Event where you can earn digital in game rewards! Wizards of the Coast has given us reward codes to distribute to players who share their play experiences with the community!

Magic: Arena can be downloaded for PC HERE

How to get your Free Arena code: Play Magic: Arena’s Friday format (see below for formats). You will earn prizes for your first two wins within the game. Share a Screenshot and Tag your favorite Gnome Games Store to either your personal Facebook wall, or any Public Magic the Gathering Facebook page like Green Bay Magic.

Here are the Gnome Games Page links to use in your tags

Gnome Games Green Bay West
Gnome Games Green Bay East
Gnome Games Appleton

 

When you tag us it will send us a notification and we will get your prize code sent via private message. Then just redeem it and enjoy some in game perks!

Upcoming Arena FNM formats:

June 5 – Historic

  • Bring a 60-card deck from among any cards available on MTG Arena.

June 12 – Momir

  • You’ll have a deck of all basic lands and an emblem you can click to discard a card and pay X to make a token copy of a random creature card with converted mana cost X.

June 19 – Historic Brawl

  • Not quite Commander at home, but close. Build a 60-card Brawl deck with your Standard and Historic cards, then battle others.

Thank You!

We miss having you all at our tables and we look forward to a time when we can all get together safely. If you have any questions or comments about this program we want to hear from you! Message us on facebook or email us at [email protected]

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Magic – Play FNM at Home today – Any Card in Standard on Arena!

Play FNM at Home - Any Card in Standard April 3 2020

It’s Friday and that means it’s time for Friday Night Magic at the Gnome – This week – Play FNM at home!

In Wisconsin Friday nights are made for fish fries and Friday Night Magic, but this week you’ll have to play FNM at home. Wizards of the Coast is helping bring a little extra fun this week with play any card in standard FREE FNM on Magic Arena all day long. Plus, the Gnomes have secret codes to get you some cool card backs for your Arena decks today as well.

FNM AT HOME (IN MTG ARENA)

What: FNM events that give all MTG players a place to play familiar experiences.

When: April 3 for 24 hours, running Thursday at midnight to Friday at midnight, PT.

Who: Anyone with an MTG Arena account (download MTG Arena here!)

Entry: FREE

This weeks Format:

April 3—All Access Standard – Play any card in standard!

Build a deck with any cards in Standard, whether they’re in your collection or not. Play others, build more decks, play again. Rinse. Repeat.

To fully experience Free Friday Night Magic you’ll want to connect with the Gnomes too! Here’s how.

HOW TO GET A REWARD CODE FROM GNOME GAMES

You can hop in to the Green Bay and Appleton Magic scene a couple of ways:

Facebook Group – Join the Green Bay Magic Group https://www.facebook.com/groups/greenbaymagic/

Post a screenshot of your game today and we’ll get you a special code for the limited edition card backs on Arena

Gnome Games Discord Server: https://discord.gg/6gxvCPy Join us on Discord, with open tables, games specific rooms and a growing community

The codes will award special sleeves on MTG Arena. They’ll look a little something like this:

*Note: While supplies last Limit one code per account. Sharing a screenshot with Gnome Games does not guarantee you will receive a code, but we will keep them coming if we have them to give out

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Final Fantasy Opus XI Pre-Release at Gnome Games Green Bay West – March 21

Gnome Games Green Bay West is excited to host a special pre-release event for Final Fantasy Opus XI, the next release for the Final Fantasy Trading Card Game. This is a great opportunity to try out the cards from this latest set and see all the great artwork that Final Fantasy is known for! This will be a sealed event. Each player will get 9 Opus XI booster packs, and exclusive Foil Promo Card, and an exclusive Pack of sleeves!

Gnome Games Green Bay West
Saturday March 21st, 2019
2:00 PM
Price: 39.95

We hope that you are all ready to rumb…shuffle in 2020 with OPUS XI – Soldier’s Return!

This new expansion will feature great Final Fantasy VII characters, splendid artwork as well as a brand new mechanic using card counters. While the release is still a couple months away, we wanted to start sharing the excitement with the contents of the pre-release kit!

Never played a pre-release before? Pre-releases are super fun, casual events, where you can play with the new cards before they are released! There are a few special rules so here is a little list about the pre-release format and special rules that apply!

Limited Sealed

  • Decks must contain at least 40 cards (40 to 41 cards recommended).
  • Victory is attained by inflicting 6 points of damage instead of the usual 7.
  • Players can have more than three copies of the same card in their deck.

Flow of the game:

  • Each player should open their 9 boosters to create their “card pool”.*
  • They should then build a deck using only the cards in their “card pool”.
  • Players should then participate in the tournament using the decks they have built.

*Due to the nature of the format, it is not permitted to use the pre-release promotional card included in the kit as part of the deck.

Thinking about getting a full booster display of Opus XI? Stop in to any Gnome Games store before March 20th to pre-order a display for the special pre-order price of $110 plus tax! This great new set will be available March 27th.

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Pokemon Sword and Shield League Cup

Pokemon Sword and Shield League Cup Promos

Pokemon Sword and Shield League Cup Season is here!

Gnome Games brings you the Sword and Shield Season Pokemon League Cups!

Pokemon Trainers it’s your chance to earn Championship Points on your way to the Pokemon World Championship by playing at Gnome Games! We have 3 League Cup Tournaments for you to play in during the Sword and Shield Season.

These are competitive events and players must bring a decklist, a legal 60 card deck, a randomizer, condition markers and damage counters. (Download a Decklist here)

Sword and Shield League Cups

Saturday March 7
Gnome Games Appleton East
Online Registration is available here
Seating is limited – preregistration is highly encouraged.
On Site Registration (If available) 10:30
Tournament Starts at 11:00 AM

Saturday March 14
Gnome Games Green Bay West

Online Preregistration is available here
Seating is limited – preregistration is highly encouraged.
On Site Registration (If available) 10:30
Tournament Starts at 11:00 AM

Sunday March 15
Gnome Games Green Bay East

Online Preregistration is available here
Seating is limited – preregistration is highly encouraged.
On Site Registration (If available) 11:30
Tournament Starts at 12:00 PM

What can I win?

All of the Gnome Games League Cups are best of 1, 30 minute rounds with the round winner getting 2 boosters for each round win!

Plus each age division winner takes home a sweet League Cup Championship Playmat

Players also earn Championship Points based on their final finish and promo cards are give out to players too while supplies last.

How much does it cost?

  • Juniors – $15
  • Seniors – $20
  • Masters – $25
  • Preregister early and save $5!

Want to play even more Pokemon?

Join the Gnomes for Pokemon every week with Pokemon League, Pokemon Club for the younger Pokemon Fans and weekly tournaments to test your deck and refine your Pokemon Skills! You can always see what’s happening on the Gnome Games Pokemon Calendar.

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Springfest 2020 – Cardfight Vanguard, Weiss Schwarz, and FutureCard Buddyfight Shop Challenges

Play Cardfight Vanguard, Weiss Schwarz, or FutureCard BuddyFight? Looking for a new challenge? Then we have the events for you – Bushiroad Shop Challenges this month at Gnome Games! Shop Challenges are a more competitive tournament that you can get cool promos for participating and prepare you for the upcoming regional events. If you win, you’ll get a special bye card to help you along at those regional events!

All players will receive the promo card for the event they played in. (While supplies last.)




The winner of each event will receive a coupon card that they can exchange for a special promo card at a regional event for the game listed on the card.



We’ll even have some extra fun with random poster, promo, and playmat giveaways. You don’t want to miss these great events!

Cardfight Vanguard Standard

Gnome Games Green Bay West
Friday February 28th, 2020
Registration Starts 5:00pm
Tournament Starts 5:30pm
Entry $5

Gnome Games Green Bay East
Monday February 17th, 2020
Registration Starts 5:00pm
Tournament Starts 5:30pm
Entry $5

Cardfight Vanguard Premium

Gnome Games Green Bay West
Saturday February 29th, 2020
Registration Starts 1:00pm
Tournament Starts 1:30pm
Entry $5

Gnome Games Green Bay East
Monday February 24th, 2020
Registration Starts 5:00pm
Tournament Starts 5:30pm
Entry $5

Weiss Schwarz

Gnome Games Appleton
Saturday February 22nd, 2020
Registration Starts 12:30pm
Tournament Starts 1:00pm
Entry $5

Gnome Games Green Bay East
Thursday February 20th, 2019
Registration Starts 5:00pm
Tournament Starts 5:30pm
Entry $5

Gnome Games Green Bay West
Sunday March 1st, 2020
Registration Starts 12:30pm
Tournament Starts 1:00pm
Entry $5

FutureCard BuddyFight

Gnome Games Green Bay West
Saturday February 29th, 2019
Registration Starts 11:00am
Tournament Starts 11:30am
Entry $5