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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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Pokemon Club – Create a Gigantamax Pokemon January 18th!

Pokemon Fans – join us at Pokemon Club Saturday January 18th to create a GIGANTAMAX POKEMON CARD!

Gnome Games Pokemon Club meets every Saturday and is the place for young Pokemon fans to enjoy all things Pokemon! Saturday January  18th at all Gnome Games stores – we’ll be going big with the Create a Gigantamax Pokemon Card Event!

Pokemon Club is designed for young Pokemon fans, ages 12 and under, to enjoy everything Pokemon at Gnome Games every Saturday. Older siblings are welcome, and parents are encouraged to participate as well. Spend part of your Saturday with us playing your favorite Pokemon games and making fun arts and crafts! Pokemon Trading Cards, Video Games, and even Pokemon Go! is encouraged at the Gnome Games Pokemon Club.

Pokemon Club is geared toward the younger generation of Pokemon fans, but everyone is encouraged to come help grow the community! Make trades on Pokemon Go and other Pokemon Video Games, help a new friend build a fun new deck, or just hang out and watch the TV show. There’s something here for everyone! Pokemon Clubs is free for all Pokemon fans ages 12 and under.

Create a GIGANTAMAX Pokemon Card

Saturday January 18

Gnome Games Green Bay West
10 AM – Noon

Gnome Games Appleton East
9 AM – 11 AM

Gnome Games Green Bay East
3 PM – 5 PM

We’ll provide the card and the supplies; you provide the cool Pokemon to make GIGANTAMAX!

What is the world is a GIGANTAMAX Pokemon?

Gigantamax Pokémon are Pokémon that, when they Dynamax, not only grow in size, but change form completely.

Your Alcremie, for example, will go from being a cute little blob of sentient cream to a towering cake monstrosity.

Only a specific list of Pokémon have the ability to Gigantamax. (But for Pokemon Club you can GIGANTAMAX any Pokemon you want!)

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Pokemon Club – Holiday Fun Day – Saturday December 14

Pokemon Fans – the Gnome Games Pokemon Club Holiday Fun Day is Saturday December 14th.

Gnome Games invites young Pokemon Fans to join us for the Gnome Games Pokemon Club Holiday Fun Day Saturday December 14th. This event is free and give young Pokemon Fans a chance to write their Pokemon trainer Letters to Santa, Decorate Pokeball Cookies and have a lot of fun with other Pokemon fans! Bring your cards and play or learn more about the Pokemon game.

This event is open to all Pokemon fans, and is designed to be a casual, fun experience for younger Pokemon fans and their families.

Gnome Games hosts Free Pokemon Club Every Saturday at all our stores for kids 12 and under. Older siblings and parents are always welcome

Saturday Morning Pokemon Club

Gnome Games Appleton
Saturday mornings
9 AM – 11 AM

Pokemon Club and Pajama League

Gnome Games Green Bay West
Saturday Mornings
10 AM – Noon
Come in your pajamas and play Pokemon, or just hang out and have fun

Saturday Afternoon Pokemon Club

Gnome Games Green Bay East
Saturday Afternoon
3 PM – 5 PM

What’s happening at the Gnome Games Pokemon Club Holiday party?

First all Pokemon fans will be able to become and official Pokemon Trainer! We’ll get you a special Pokemon ID number – that officially makes you a real Pokemon Trainer!

You don’t have to know how to play Pokemon, or have any cards or a DS. As long as you are a Pokemon fan – you can be a Pokemon Trainer.

We’ll decorate some Pokemon Holiday Pokeball Cookies you can take home for Santa, or enjoy at Pokemon Club.

You can write your letter to Santa – and we’ll make sure he gets it!

You can play Pokemon! We’ll have some of the Gnome Games Pokemon Professors on hand to explain the basic of the Pokemon Trading Card game to both new players and parents.

You can watch Pokemon!

You can color Pokemon Coloring Pages

You can just hang out and have fun!

Don’t forget, if you want to play more Pokemon, Gnome Games offers Pokemon League and Tournaments too. You can check out the complete Pokemon Schedule on the Gnome Games Event Calendar.

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Official Pokemon Club every Saturday at Gnome Games

Pokemon Fans – it’s official Pokemon has announced that Gnome Games is one of the 40 stores in the world that will premier as an official Pokemon Club location!

Everyone knows that Gnome Games is the place for all things Pokemon, with Pokemon Leagues, Pokemon Go, the legendary Gnome Games Pokemon Pajama League, and now we are one of the first stores in the world to bring you the Official Pokemon Club for new and younger Pokemon fans! We’ve already started the Saturday Pokemon Club Events at Gnome Games, but on November 23rd we kick off the official Pokemon Club at all the Gnome Games stores.

Pokémon Club, a new weekly event tailored for younger Pokémon fans begins November 23. All Pokémon Club meetups will take place exclusively on Saturdays, at Gnome Games stores where other Play! Pokémon events are already held. It’s an awesome way to meet other Pokémon fans in your community at family-friendly locations. This is the perfect weekly event for young Pokemon fans to learn about Pokemon, meet other kids their age and experience everything Pokemon in a safe welcoming environment.

Attendees can look forward to all kinds of Pokémon activities, including the Pokémon TCG, video games, animation, or just want to have Pokémon fun. The Gnome Games Pokémon Club organizers will have lots of resources, so everyone who attends can have a great experience. Pokémon Club events won’t feature any kind of formal competitions, so kids will be able to just show up and enjoy the world of Pokémon! Watch the Gnome Games Pokemon Calendar for details about each week’s activities and special events.

Make sure you check out the cool Grimer Slimer special event this month! Poke-science at the Gnome!

Pokémon Club attendees can earn cool rewards for coming to events every week. These will include Pokémon TCG promo cards and stickers, and more cool rewards are planned. Trainers will receive a Trainer Card to track when they participate at Pokémon Club. Trainers will also earn more rewards the more often they attend!

Here’s when you can join us at Pokemon Club at Gnome Games


You can always see all the latest Pokemon events on the Gnome Games Pokemon Calendar