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Magic: Theros Beyond Death Season at GBE

Planeswalker Promo Program
Gnome Games Green Bay East

Thank you all for making last season awesome! With the success of the Throne of Eldraine Season we will continue to move foreward and evolve the Planeswalker Promo Program based on your feedback.

How To get Promo Items:

There are three types of Promo Items that will continue to be distributed during this season: Promo Cards, Promo Packs and Premium Promo Packs. NOTE: All Planeswalker Promo Items are awarded IN ADDITION to each events normal prizing – YAY!

  • Promo Cards are given upon registering for ANY Magic event at Gnome Games. See a complete list of events on our Magic Calendar
  • Paid events will award Promo Packs and Premium Promo Packs to top finishers as well as random participants based on attendance
  • Free Leagues will award Promo Packs and Premium Promo Packs based on attendance

NOTE: Because of the limited nature of the Promo Packs and Premium Promo Packs, Gnome Games may increase or decrease the quantity or type of Promo Packs being given out based on remaining supply. Changes will be announced prior to the start of each event.

Events And Prizing For Green Bay East

Commander League – Free
Every Monday from 5pm – 9pm

  • Each player receives a Promo Card for registering (with active DCI#)
  • All promo packs are given to randomly selected players
  • 8+ players 1 promo pack awarded
  • 16+ players 2 promo packs awarded
  • 24+ 1 promo pack, 1 premium pack

Pioneer Tournament – $5 entry
Every Friday from 6pm – 9pm
Win-a-Match, Win-a-Pack (Standard legal) PLUS:

  • Each player receives a Promo Card for registering (with active DCI#)
  • 8 – 15 players – 1 promo pack to top player – 1 promo pack randomly
  • 16 – 24 players – 1 premium promo pack to winner, 1 promo pack to 2nd, 1 promo pack to a random player
  • 25 – 32 players – 1 premium promo pack to winner, 1 promo pack to 2nd, 2 promo packs awarded randomly

NEW DAY! Standard Tournament – $5 entry
Beginner Friendly
Every Saturday from 1pm – 4pm
Win-a-Match, Win-a-Pack (Standard legal) PLUS:

  • Each player receives a Promo Card for registering (with active DCI#)
  • 8 – 15 players – 1 promo pack to top player – 1 promo pack randomly
  • 16 – 24 players – 1 premium promo pack to winner, 1 promo pack to 2nd, 1 promo pack to a random player
  • 25 – 32 players – 1 premium promo pack to winner, 1 promo pack to 2nd, 2 promo packs awarded randomly

Season Finale Events!

One of the highlights of the Eldraine season was the Season Finale Event series. To continue this awesome tradition Gnome Games Green Bay East will be hosting another round of special events.

Finale Events have modified prizes and are FREE for all players that have attended ANY Gnome Games Event during the Theros Beyond Death Season (Feb 1st – Apr 11th).

Commander Season Finale

April Fools Un-Commander
Gnome Games Green Bay East
Monday, April 6th – pods of 4 paired at 6:30pm
For this event most Silver Bordered (Un-set and Holiday) will be legal.
The cards that are not legal are the following:

  • Ashnod’s Coupon
  • Double Cross
  • Double Deal
  • Double Dip
  • Double Play
  • Double Take
  • Enter the Dungeon
  • Magical Hacker
  • Mox Lotus
  • Once More With Feeling
  • R&Ds Secret Lair
  • Richard Garfield
  • Staying Power
  • Time Machine

Pioneer Season Finale

Return of the 10 Card Pioneer Playtest
Gnome Games Green Bay East
Friday, April 10th – 6pm
For this event players will be allowed to use up to 10 Playtest cards to try out the Pioneer format!
Prizing TBA

Standard Season Finale

Standard Mythic Gauntlet
Gnome Games Green Bay East
Friday, April 11th – 1pm
Bring your favorite Standard Deck and battle it out for a coveted Mythic Playmat! Additional Prizing TBA

Other Special Events

WPN QUALIFIER
On March 21st, Gnome Games is proudly hosting our WPN Qualifier- Pioneer Format- at the Green Bay Distillery! If you are looking for competitive level Magic, be sure to check out the details an pre-register HERE

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Magic: Eldraine Season Finale Events at GBE!

 

Eldraine Season Finale Events at Gnome Games Green Bay East (GBE)

2019 is coming to a close, and with it the final chapter in our Throne of Eldraine Events!

The staff at Gnome Games Green Bay East  invite you to come celebrate some of your favorite Magic formats: Commander, Standard and Pioneer! Each Season Finale Event is FREE if you have played in any Throne of Eldraine Season Event at any Gnome Games location (there are still plenty of chances to play prior – be sure to check out our Magic Calendar!)

Finale Event List

Melee Under the Mistletoe!
Format: Commander + Two Headed Giant (see below)
Monday, December 23rd – 6:30 pm sharp!
Entry Fee: FREE!*

Bring your better half, best friend, casual acquaintance that plays magic, or attempt to find another lone player before the event and get ready for some 2 headed commander fun! Each team will be paired against another team, Team starting life total will be 60. A team can be eliminated via 21 General damage from a SINGLE general, not both combined or total of 15 poison counters. If you have any questions about 2 Headed Giant stop in and ask or check out the wizards 2HG article HERE
Each member of the winning team will receive 1 Throne of Eldraine Promo Pack!
Bonus: Ugly Sweater contest!
Both members of the team with the ugliest holiday sweaters (as decided by the Gnome Games Staff) will receive a Premium Promo Pack!

New Years Eve: Standard Season Finale!
Format: Standard
Tuesday, December 31st 6:00 pm sharp!
Entry Fee: FREE!*

Come and enjoy our final Standard Format tournament of 2019! We will be playing 3 rounds of swiss with prizes based on record at the end of the 3rd round. Additional random door prizes may be added based on attendance – so bring a friend!
0/3 – Throne of Eldraine booster pack
1/2 – extra promo card pull + Throne of Eldraine booster pack
2/1 – extra promo card pull + promo pack
3/0 – extra promo card pull + promo pack + premium promo pack!

This event should wrap up before 8:30 pm so you will still have plenty of time to get to your New Years Eve Parties!

Pioneer Season Finale!
Format: Pioneer (format information HERE)
Friday, January 3rd – 6:00pm sharp!
Entry Fee: FREE!*

Come and enjoy our First Pioneer event of 2020! We will be playing 3 rounds of swiss with prizes based on record at the end of the 3rd round. Additional random door prizes may be added based on attendance – so bring a friend!

0/3 – Throne of Eldraine booster pack
1/2 – extra promo card pull + Throne of Eldraine booster pack
2/1 – extra promo card pull + promo pack
3/0 – extra promo card pull + promo pack + premium promo pack!

*Entry to each of the Season Finale events is free for any participants that have played at any Gnome Games location during the Throne of Eldraine season. Players may still participate if they haven’t played by paying a $5 entry fee.

What’s Next? THEROS: BEYOND DEATH!

The closing of a season means the next set is just around the corner. Clear your schedule for the pre-release weekend: January 17th, 18th and 19th so you can join us as we return to Theros!

Pre-orders for booster boxes are now open, so stop in to your favorite Gnome Games and reserve yours today!

Thank You!

All of the staff at Gnome Games want to thank each and every one of you who have come out to our events this year. You all have made 2019, well… MAGIC!

As we enter the new season of Magic (Theros: Beyond Death) we want to hear from you! Do you like how the promo packs have gone out? Would you like to see a new event, or an event on a different day/time? Do you have any other questions or comments?
Let us know via our Facebook page (Gnome Games Green Bay East) or via email: [email protected]

Again, Thank You ALL!
-The Gnomes

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Gnome Games Summer Sampler!

Gnome Games presents a Summer Sampler!

Try out some of the Hottest Games for the summer! Learn how to play, learn about our summer gaming programs!

Saturday May 4th and Sunday May 5th
Gnome Games Green Bay East
1683 E. Mason Street Green Bay WI

It’s time to get ready for summer! Here at Gnome Games we believe that everyone should be able to have fun this summer so we put together our BIGGEST two-day learn to play extravaganza yet! There is something fun for everyone to try and staff will be available to assist with teaching all new players!

This year’s summer sampler includes:

  • Warhammer 40k Kill Team
  • Miniature Painting
  • Yugioh: Speed Duels
  • Dungeons and Dragons
  • Pokemon TCG
  • Magic: The Gathering
  • KeyForge

 

SATURDAY LEARN TO PLAY

Learn to Play KillTeam with General Will

Ages 13+ 
Saturday, May 4th
10am – Noon
Free!

Enter the Warhammer 40k Universe – a bleak future filled with only one certainty: War! In KillTeam, each player has a small tactical force that they use to try and complete missions in campaign style play. KillTeam is a perfect way to get some experience and learn about the different factions of Warhammer 40k!

For this event, General Will will be available to teach and give tactical advice to the new recruits!  We will also take sign ups for the Summer Leagues

Miniature Paint and Take

Ages 8+ with adult or 10+
Saturday, May 4th
11am – 2pm
Free!

Have you ever wanted to paint a miniature for D&D or Warhammer 40k but don’t know where to start? This is the event for you! Each painter can come and go as they please during this open, free form painting event. Each painter will get a Space Marine miniature to test their brush skills on – and you get to take it home with you! Experienced painters are also welcome to come in and show off some of their techniques, and offer advice to beginning painters!

Learn to Play Yu-Gi-Oh!: Speed Duels

Ages 10+ 
Saturday, May 4th
Noon – 3pm
$5/player

It’s time to DUEL! Yu-Gi-Oh! Speed Duels are the perfect way to learn the exciting collectible card game Yu-Gi-Oh! Each player will get a 20 card Speed Duel Deck and Staff will be available to teach the ins and outs of Dueling!  Make sure you grab a summer Duel Schedule!

Learn to Play Dungeons and Dragons with Dungeon Master Dale!

Ages 8+ with adult or 10+
Saturday, May 4th
2pm – 4pm Session 1
4:30pm – 6:30pm Session 2

Free!

Calling all adventurers: A world of magic, monsters and treasure await! No experience is required to go on this quest but you best bring your imagination! Dungeon Master Dale specializes in teaching D&D and your first adventure is sure to be a blast! Seating is limited so please check in when you arrive to ensure your seat!

We’ll have weekly adventure opportunities all summer long!

SUNDAY LEARN TO PLAY

Learn to Play Pokémon TCG with Professor Nate

Ages 8+ or 6+ if they have strong reading skills! (adults also welcome!)
Sunday, May 5th
1pm – 3pm
$10/player

Have you or your child ever wanted to start your very own Pokemon adventure? This is a perfect chance to hop in and learn from a real Pokemon Professor! Each new player will get to choose from a pre-built Pokemon theme deck, which they get to keep. Professor Nate will then teach everyone the basics of the Pokémon Trading Card Game! Each player will then be able to play their very first game of Pokémon! – With professor Nate near by to answer any questions and provide help as needed!

Make sure you grab one of the Summer Pokemon Trainer Calendars too!

Magic: Open House

Ages 10+
Sunday, May 5th
2pm – 4pm
Free!

This entry level event is great for anyone interested in learning Magic: the Gathering! Each player will get a free learn to play deck as well as a special Open House promotional card! We will have experienced players and staff ready to help you through your first game.

Learn to Play KeyForge!

Ages 13+ 
Sunday, May 5th
3pm – 5pm
$10/player

Welcome to KeyForge – A truly Unique card game from the creator of Magic the Gathering: Richard Garfield! In KeyForge every deck is One-of-a-kind, no one else will have the same deck as you! Players must learn the ins and outs of their deck in order to gather enough aember to forge 3 keys before their opponent! Each player in this event will get their very own, unique KeyForge deck! Staff will be available to help players learn this amazing game!

 

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Biggest Learn to Play Weekend EVER! – GBE

Learn to Play Weekend!

Friday March 1st through Monday March 4th, Gnome Games Green Bay East (GBE) will  be hosting our BIGGEST learn to play weekend ever! If you or your child have ever been interested in learning: Pokemon, Dungeons & Dragons, Yugioh or Magic: The Gathering be sure to stop in and see what the buzz is all about!

Staff and Friendly players will be on hand to walk you through the basics and get you playing!

Learn to Play – Magic: The Gathering

Friday, March 1st, 5pm – 8pm
Gnome Games Green Bay East (GBE)
Cost: FREE!

Welcome to Magic: the Gathering. Stop in during this beginner friendly event and learn the basics of this strategic, social and most of all FUN card game!
No Experience? No cards? No problem!
Every new player will be given their very own Welcome Deck for Free! After a brief rules explanation from one of our staff, players will have a chance to play against each other in a friendly non-competitive learning environment!

Learn to Play – Dungeons & Dragons

Saturday, March 2nd, 2pm – 6:30pm (1 hour sessions)
Gnome Games Green Bay East (GBE)
Cost: FREE!

Have you ever wanted to explore an ancient cave, battle a horde of goblins, solve a magical murder mystery or stockpile mounds of glittering treasure? If so you won’t want to miss this learn to play event!

Dungeons & Dragons is a cooperative storytelling game where each player role-plays an adventurer with unique (and sometimes magical) abilities. As a group, you will work together using each of your strengths to overcome a wide range of obstacles.

During the learn to play event, you will be provided a character and our on staff Dungeon Master will walk you through the basics of play in a one hour beginner adventure!

Learn to Play – Pokemon TCG

Sunday, March 3rd, 1pm – 4pm
Gnome Games Green Bay East (GBE)
Cost: FREE!

Unless you live under a rock, you surely have heard of Pokemon! This learn to play event is the perfect chance to see what the cultural phenomenon is all about!

In the Pokemon Trading Card Game, players collect cards, build decks and battle against other trainers. During this event players will be taught everything they need to know to play, by an official Pokemon Professor! After this brief explanation, you will then get to use a specific learn to play deck to play against other new players. Professor Nate will always be around help players and answer any questions that parents or players have! Best of all, after you play your first full game, you will get to pick an exclusive Pokemon League Promo card!

Your Pokemon Trainer Journey Starts TODAY!

 

Learn to Play – Yu-Gi-Oh!

Monday, March 4, 5 – 7pm
Gnome Games Green Bay East (GBE)
Cost: $10/player

It’s Time To DUEL!
Yu-Gi-Oh is a hugely popular anime based card game, and with the recent release of the new Speed Duel starter decks, learning to play has never been easier!

In the game of Yu-Gi-Oh, players try and reduce each others life points to zero by summoning powerful monsters, unleashing devastating spells and outwitting their opponents with traps. Speed Duels has taken everything from the main game and condensed it so it is easier to learn and faster to play!

During this learn to play event, each player will get a starter set of 3 Speed duel decks and a special yugioh pen and notepad to track life points. After a brief rules explanation players will have a chance to use their new decks to duel other players! In addition, 4 lucky players will be given limited edition Yu-Gi-Oh Speed Duel Play mats as well!

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Core 19 Bundle Brawl at Green Bay East!

Magic Bundle Brawl!

Friday, July 13th at Gnome Games Green Bay East!

  • 6:00PM Registration Opens
  • 6:30PM Seat for opening packs
  • $40/player
  • Each player gets one Core Set 2019 Bundle to build their deck
  • Each Round will be win a match win a pack – including top cut!
  • The winner will get the coveted Bundle Brawl Core Set 19 Plaque!

What is a Bundle Brawl?

This Gnome Games classic event is an excellent test of deck-building and play skill! Each player receives a Core Set 2019 Bundle – which comes with 10 booster packs, 80 basic land cards, a set guide book, a spindown life tracking dice and a card box! Using only the contents of their bundle every player builds a 40 card (minimum) deck. Then players battle it out over the course of several rounds to see who the Bundle Brawl Champion is! Every round you are playing for a prize: a win earns you a booster pack.

Are you up to the challenge?!