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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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Yu Gi Oh Cybernetic Horizon Sneak Peek July 21 – 22

YU Gi Oh Cybernetic HOrizon Sneak Peek at Gnome Games

Gnome Games will host a Yu-Gi-Oh Cybernetic Horizon Sneak Peek Weekend July 21 – 22 at all Gnome Games stores!

Let’s Duel at the Gnome! It’s time for the Yu-Gi-Oh Cybernetic Horizon Sneak Peek and we’ve got a full weekend of dueling fun planned for players July 21 – 22. You’ll get to play with the new set – Cybernetic Horizon before you can even buy it! All of the Gnome Games stores are Konami Official Tournament Stores and host weekly tournaments, Sneak Peeks, Yu Gi Oh Days and other cool events too!

Cybernetic Horizon is the second core expansion in the Yu-Gi-Oh! VRAINS era! Come improve your deck with all new awesome link monsters!

Each participant will receive five (5) “Cybernetic Horizon” booster packs, and one (1) Promotional card!
Plus every participant that plays will have several chances to win an exclusive Cybernetic Horizon Play Mat!

Here is the complete schedule for the Yu-Gi-Oh Cybernetic Horizon Sneak Peek Weekend:

Saturday July 21

10:00 AM – Yu Gi Oh Cybernetic Horizon Sneak Peek
Gnome Games Green Bay East

Registration Opens at 9:30
Entry $20

1:00 PM – Yu Gi Oh Cybernetic Horizon Sneak Peek
Gnome Games Appleton East

Registration Opens at 12:30
Entry $20

3:00 PM – Yu Gi Oh Cybernetic Horizon Sneak Peek
Gnome Games Green Bay West

Registration Opens at 2:30
Entry $20

Sunday July 22

12:30 PM – Yu Gi Oh Cybernetic Horizon Sneak Peek
Gnome Games Green Bay West

Registration Opens at Noon
Entry $20

3:00 PM – Yu Gi Oh Cybernetic Horizon Sneak Peek
Gnome Games Green Bay East

Registration Opens at 2:30
Entry $20

What’s a Sneak Peek all about?

A Yu-Gi-Oh Sneak Peek is an opportunity for duelists to get a first look at a new set before they can purchase it in a store. Each Sneak Peek Entry includes 5 Booster Packs, a Sneak Peek Promo Card (while supplies last) and an opportunity to win an exclusive Sneak Peek Playmat.

These are non-competitive events where players duel with the new cards, try out different strategies and just have fun playing Yu-Gi Oh.

How do I win a playmat?

You simply play! We’ll pair players so that you always have someone to play and each time we do we’ll select a lucky player who is still plying to win a playmat. You don’t have to stick around for the whole event, but if you do, you’ll have more chances to take one of them home!