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Oct
17
Thu
RPG Roulette: Home By Dark @ Mayfair
Oct 17 @ 6:00 pm

Fan of Stranger Things or E.T.? How about The Goonies?

Join us for an October of RPG one-shots! This week is Home By Dark, where you’ll play kids, teens, and adults that have discovered a powerful innocent in your small town. You must protect it from nefarious pursuers that want it for their own plans, all the while avoiding the growing danger that threatens the town.

New players are always welcome! We’ll be starting with brand new characters and covering the basics of the game before we begin.

More about the Game
Home by Dark is a story game inspired by the resourceful and misunderstood kids of many 80’s films, along with the myriad homage films and series that have come since.  You and your friends help to protect this mysterious secret while insecurities, fears, and latent drama from their own lives will surface and threaten to unravel the whole plan.

Oct
24
Thu
RPG Roulette: Zombie World @ Mayfair
Oct 24 @ 6:00 pm

What kind of survivor are you?

Join us for an October of RPG one-shots! This week is Zombie World, where you’ll play survivors fighting against the living and the dead for your own place in the world.

New players are always welcome! We’ll be starting with brand new characters and covering the basics of the game before we begin.

More about the Game
Zombie World is a card-based tabletop roleplaying game, where you’ll take on the roles of ordinary people caught up in a zombie apocalypse, struggling to survive day after day, month after month, year after year, in a world destroyed by the restless dead.

Maybe you’re just an accountant who took up a machete to keep her friends and family safe. Maybe you’re an escaped inmate trying to keep your criminal past a secret from your fellow survivors. Maybe you’re a soldier trying to lead and protect your whole enclave in this ruined world.

The game is designed for easy, quick, and intense play.

Oct
31
Thu
An Evening of Dread @ North Shore
Oct 31 @ 6:00 pm

We’re breaking out the Jenga tower for our second annual Dread game played on Halloween!

Last year, the group successfully survived an electrifying mystery at an asylum… who knows what dark depths this year will explore. Join us for a frightfully good time!

More about Dread
Dive into a high-tension horror story told by your game master, Erik, and push the story ahead with the actions of your characters. Every time you find yourself in a perilous moment, you’ll need to successfully pull a block from the Jenga tower—or meet your final fate!

If you haven’t experienced the pure, high-tension elegance of the Dread RPG, then we hope you’ll join us on Halloween night.

And by all means, help us celebrate the spookiest night of the year by coming in *costume!

*For the best and safest in-store experience, we ask that participants not wear masks or headwear covering the full face.

 

Nov
7
Thu
RPG Roulette: Companions’ Tale @ Mayfair
Nov 7 @ 6:00 pm

“I’ve met the Hero. He and I spent a month traveling together across the frozen north. I set camp, cooked the food, and tried not to get in his way. He was the one that took care of the bandits and wolves that we encountered. He told me he was on his way to gain the Dragon’s blessing, but we parted ways before he did, I’m not even sure if he succeeded, but I know he survived. I’m told he went back to the south and crossed the desert without aid.”

    -The Wanderer

Join us for four weeks of Companions’ Tale, a story game in which you and you fellow players will collectively tell the tale of a mythical hero through the tales (however truthful) told by the companions they meet along the way.

New players are always welcome! Each week, we will start fresh with the tale of a new hero, so feel free to join in any time!

More about Companions’ Tale
Who is the Hero, and what caused a need for them to appear? What is the history of this land, its people, culture, myths. These are the questions that you’ll strive to answer in Companions’ Tale.

Taking on the roles of the Historian, Companion, Witness, Lorekeeper, Cartographer and Biographer, everyone will work together to build and explore a new world. Each role is held by all players, involving everyone in the story of the Hero. No names will be given, and time is not strictly linear. Over Three Acts, the Hero will emerge from the unknown, encounter the disaster that has arisen, and ultimately strive to resolve it. Whether they succeed or fail is in your hands as the player.

Nov
14
Thu
RPG Roulette: Companions’ Tale @ Mayfair
Nov 14 @ 6:00 pm

“I’ve met the Hero. He and I spent a month traveling together across the frozen north. I set camp, cooked the food, and tried not to get in his way. He was the one that took care of the bandits and wolves that we encountered. He told me he was on his way to gain the Dragon’s blessing, but we parted ways before he did, I’m not even sure if he succeeded, but I know he survived. I’m told he went back to the south and crossed the desert without aid.”

    -The Wanderer

Join us for four weeks of Companions’ Tale, a story game in which you and you fellow players will collectively tell the tale of a mythical hero through the tales (however truthful) told by the companions they meet along the way.

New players are always welcome! Each week, we will start fresh with the tale of a new hero, so feel free to join in any time!

More about Companions’ Tale
Who is the Hero, and what caused a need for them to appear? What is the history of this land, its people, culture, myths. These are the questions that you’ll strive to answer in Companions’ Tale.

Taking on the roles of the Historian, Companion, Witness, Lorekeeper, Cartographer and Biographer, everyone will work together to build and explore a new world. Each role is held by all players, involving everyone in the story of the Hero. No names will be given, and time is not strictly linear. Over Three Acts, the Hero will emerge from the unknown, encounter the disaster that has arisen, and ultimately strive to resolve it. Whether they succeed or fail is in your hands as the player.

Nov
21
Thu
RPG Roulette: Companions’ Tale @ Mayfair
Nov 21 @ 6:00 pm

“I’ve met the Hero. He and I spent a month traveling together across the frozen north. I set camp, cooked the food, and tried not to get in his way. He was the one that took care of the bandits and wolves that we encountered. He told me he was on his way to gain the Dragon’s blessing, but we parted ways before he did, I’m not even sure if he succeeded, but I know he survived. I’m told he went back to the south and crossed the desert without aid.”

    -The Wanderer

Join us for four weeks of Companions’ Tale, a story game in which you and you fellow players will collectively tell the tale of a mythical hero through the tales (however truthful) told by the companions they meet along the way.

New players are always welcome! Each week, we will start fresh with the tale of a new hero, so feel free to join in any time!

More about Companions’ Tale
Who is the Hero, and what caused a need for them to appear? What is the history of this land, its people, culture, myths. These are the questions that you’ll strive to answer in Companions’ Tale.

Taking on the roles of the Historian, Companion, Witness, Lorekeeper, Cartographer and Biographer, everyone will work together to build and explore a new world. Each role is held by all players, involving everyone in the story of the Hero. No names will be given, and time is not strictly linear. Over Three Acts, the Hero will emerge from the unknown, encounter the disaster that has arisen, and ultimately strive to resolve it. Whether they succeed or fail is in your hands as the player.

Nov
24
Sun
Legend of the Five Rings Casual Play (Promo Event) @ Greenfield
Nov 24 @ 11:30 am

Join in for a few rounds of casual Legend of the Five Rings gameplay!

Meet up with local L5R players, and put your deck(s) to the test in pick up games.

Then join us for our Crane Pack Event on December 8!

Everyone will take home a stack of full bleed promos:

  • Scene of the Crime (1-3 copies)
  • Untamed Steppe (1-3 copies)
  • Dishonorable Assault (1-3 copies)
  • False Loyalties (x3 copies)
  • Isawa Tadaka (x3 copies)
  • Callous Ashigaru (x3 copies)

Dec
8
Sun
(Postponed) Crane Pack Event—Legend of the Five Rings @ Greenfield
Dec 8 @ 11:00 am

This event has been postponed until early next year due to low availability and expected attendance during the holiday season. We’ll revisit the Crane Kit in 2020!

Poetry in honor.

Celebrate the Crane Clan at this special event featuring gorgeous promos and playmats!

Registration: 11:00AM
Event Start: 11:30AM

This is a casual tournament. Players of all skills levels are invited to join us. We’ll play a few 60-minute rounds of Legend of the Five Rings (3-4 depending on attendance) and take home some great prizes.

Players may play any clan they wish for this event. Players should build a deck following the game’s deckbuilding guidelines and select one role of their choice.

Event Prizes

  • Participation: Full bleed Festival for the Fortunes promos (number depending on attendance)
  • Top 8: Alternate art Support of the Crane promo
  • Top 2: Daidoji Uji Playmat

 

Jan
4
Sat
Legion Skirmish Tourney @ Greenfield
Jan 4 @ 10:00 am

Enter the fray with a day of Skirmish battles! This quicker and lighter play format will put your skills as  Commander to the test in a whole new way.

Registration: 10:00AM
Round One Begins: 10:30AM

Rounds: Three Swiss Rounds
Round Length: 90 Minutes

What is Skirmish? (The Short Version)

  • Rounds: The game ends after five rounds rather than six
  • Play Area: Skirmish is played on a 3’x3′ battlefield
  • Battle Cards: A complete, distinct deck of Skirmish battle cards
  • Army points: A Skirmish army cannot exceed 500 points

See the full Skirmish Rules and Battle Cards here.

Skirmish Battle Cards
Players are encouraged—but not required—to bring their own deck of Skirmish Battle Cards or proxies. This could mean printing and cutting, or just getting creative with note cards tucked into sleeves.

Your TO will also have a few Battle Decks available for player use.

Event Prizes

  • All participants will receive promos from Legion Season 2 Tournament kit.
  • The winner will receive their choice of one*:
  • More prizes to be determined!

*Winner’s prize dependent on attendance of 6+ players.

Feb
6
Thu
RPG Roulette: Threadbare @ Mayfair
Feb 6 @ 6:00 pm

The ragdoll finishes with her stuffed panda patient and wishes him a cheery farewell, tucking his payment (2 buttons and a tiny watch gear) into her skirt pocket. She quickly schools her face to hide her sly, greedy smile when she steps across the threshold to the waiting bulldozer. His repair is going to need glue, and glue is a costly resource, my friend…

Join us for two weeks of Threadbare RPG, a game in which you and your fellow players will play as jury-rigged toys in a broken world.

New players are always welcome! Each week, we’ll review the game’s mechanics as well as where we last left off in the story.

More about Threadbare RPG
Threadbare is a Powered-by-the-Apocalypse role-playing game by Stephanie Bryant. You’ll only need two 6-sided dice to play.

Your character starts out as a Softie (soft-filled toy), a Mekka (hard-shelled, plastic or metal toy), or a Sock (a single sock, often thought to have been lost in the laundry).

As you progress in Threadbare, your character changes. Every time you are damaged and repaired, you change your description and even your personality!