June Pride and Gaming Adventures

June Pride and Gaming Adventures

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Welcome to June at Game Haven, where the excitement never stops! This month, we're thrilled to bring you an array of events that cater to every type of gamer. Whether you're into card games, miniatures, or board games, we've got something special lined up just for you. Here's a sneak peek at what's coming: Summer Blood Bowl League Blood Bowl adds a whole new meaning to Fantasy Football with this new league at Game Haven! Sign up by June 6th with an entry fee of $20 and prepare for intense matches and fierce competition. Prizes will be awarded for various achievements, including the best-painted miniatures. Don’t miss out on the action – register now and check out this link for more details. Modern Horizons 3 Prerelease The mighty Eldrazi titans return in the highly anticipated Modern Horizons 3! Join us for five prereleases across three days and get your hands on some amazing new cards: June 7th @ 7pm June 8th @ Noon & 5pm June 9th @ Noon & 5pm You can preregister for events here and preorder product here.    Modern Horizons 3 Launch Party Missed our prereleases or just couldn’t get enough of MH3? Join us for a Launch Party on June 14th at 7pm, where you'll get to draft the set for the first time. Dive into the chaos and excitement of Modern Horizons 3 and collect some amazing new cards!   RCQ Season 7: Third Qualifier Our third and final RCQ for Season 7 is June 23rd at Noon. This time, the format is Sealed MH3 with cut to Top 8 Draft. Registrants will receive a promo non foil Springleaf Drum. Top 8 players will receive 2 promo non foil Goblin Guide. Top 2 players will receive a promo foil Goblin Guide, 2 more promo non foil Springleaf Drum, and an invitation to the Regional Championship! Additional prizes in the form of store credit for Top 8 will be based on attendance. If you'd like to preregister, tickets can be found here. Stay tuned for information on the next season. One Piece 500 Years in the Future! Prerelease The One Piece TCG is back with its 7th set, 500 Years in the Future! Set sail for uncharted waters and join us for the prerelease events: June 22nd** @ Noon June 25th** @ 7pm Check out the Bandai Namco app to reserve your spot and be part of the adventure. Baltimore PokéCon Join us at PokéCon on June 29th and 30th from 10am to 7pm for an unforgettable Pokémon experience! Game Haven is excited to host thrilling tournaments both days. On Saturday, June 29th at 10:30am, dive into the action with our Gym Leader Challenge Championship. Then, on Saturday at 10:30am, test your skills in the Central Plaza Championship with the Standard format. Both tournaments offer fantastic prizes for 1st place and Top Cut players! Need singles to complete your deck? We'll have a curated selection of staples from our inventory available. To make sure we have what you need, place an order on our TCG Player Pro Page, and you can pick it up at the convention. Don't miss out on this Pokémon-packed weekend! For location and tickets, check out their website. Legendary Love & Pride: Partner Pair Up Celebrate Pride Month with us on June 30th at our exclusive MtG event! Participants are invited to create a Commander Deck using any two Legendary Creatures as Commanders, regardless of whether they have the "Partner" keyword. Remember, the extra commander still counts toward the 100 cards in your deck. For more information, visit this page. Join us for a day of casual and joyous gaming. Board Game Night Every Thursday at 6:30pm, dive into a world of excitement with classic games and new demos, led by our Store Manager Jake, an avid gamer with a love for card and board games. Here's our June lineup: June 6th - Between Two Castles of Mad King Ludwig June 13th - Ark Nova June 20th - Spirit Island June 27th - Everdell Ladies Magic Lounge On June 26th, from 7pm to 10pm, join us for a night of fun and new friendships! This event is run by our Assistant Manager, Sham. Whether you're a seasoned player or new to the game, come and enjoy a relaxed evening of Magic with fellow enthusiasts. Hobby Haven: Prepare for Blood Bowl Passionate about miniatures? Whether you're a seasoned hobbyist or just starting out, Saturdays from noon to 5pm are dedicated to unleashing your creativity at Game Haven! In preparation for the Summer Blood Bowl League, we're offering: 20% off Turbo Dork paints (20mL bottles) 40% off Turbo Dork paints if you come during Hobby Haven! Take advantage of our painting table to bring your miniatures to life. We've got reference materials like the Minipedia by Scale75 and a wide range of miniature supplies to keep you crafting. Connect with fellow hobbyists, get inspired, and dive into the world of imagination. June is set to be an unforgettable month at Game Haven, packed with thrilling events and endless fun. Mark your calendars and join us for a summer of adventure, camaraderie, and gaming greatness!

May Madness

May Madness

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As the flowers bloom and days grow longer, Game Haven is gearing up for an action-packed month of gaming and excitement! Get ready to dive into thrilling tournaments, epic drafts, and exciting new releases. Here's what's in store for May!   Outlaws of Thunder Junction Store Championship On May 4th at noon, join us for the Outlaws of Thunder Junction Store Championship; The format is Standard with cut to Top 8, and the entry fee is $25. Each participant will receive a promo non-foil Blazing Rootwalla (while supplies last, with Top 8 players receiving a promo foil Hollow One and the Winner claiming a promo foil Vengevine. Plus, both Top 8 players and the Winner will receive an additional non-foil promo featuring our store name! Who will emerge as Game Haven's Champion? Preregister today.   RCQ Season 7: Second Qualifier Our RCQ for Season 7 is  May 5th at Noon. This time, the format is Pioneer with cut to Top 8, and the entry fee is $40. Registrants will receive a nonfoil Springleaf Drum, with Top 8 players earnig a non-foil Goblin Guide. The Top 2 players will receive additional prizes including 3 extra Springleaf Drums, 2 non-foil Goblin Guide, a promo foil Goblin Guide, and an invitation to Regionals! Preregistration can be found here. Stay turned for info on our third RCQ for this season.   Twilight Masquerade Prerelease Prepare for enchantment with the Pokemon Twilight Masquerade Prerelease! Join us on May 12th at 1pm, May 14th at 7pm, and May 9th at 1pm (before League Challenge) for a sneak peek at the newesr Pokemon set. Entry is $30, so step into the shadows and discover the magic of the Twilight Masquerade! Tickets can be found here.     Pokemon League Challenge Immediately following the Twilight Masquerade Prerelease on May 19th, join us for the monthly Pokemon League Challenge! Entry is $10 for Masters & Seniors, and $5 for Juniors. Booster pack prizes will be awarded to the Top 4 or Top 8 players, and all participants will receive Championship points. It's your chance to test your skills, earn rewards, and climb the ranks! Preregister here.    Pokemon League Cup Gear up for the ultimate Pokemon showdown at this month's League Cup on May 26th at 11am. We'll open earlier at 10 am to accommodate the excitement! Entry is $30 for Masters & Seniors, and $20 for Juniors. Compete against the very best and aim for glory! Don't miss out on your chance to prove your skill. Tickets can be found here.   Lorcana: Ursala's Return Draft Ready your Inkwell Lorcana Players! The third set for Lorcana, Ursula's Return, releases on the 17th. To celebrate, we're hosting a draft at 7pm on the same day. Entry is $35, so come experience the excitement of exploring the new set!   Star Wars Unlimited Weekly Constructed Join us every Wednesday at 7pm for our new weekly tournament! Test your skills and compete for victory in this exciting new event. Entry is $12, and players will receive regular prize support as well as Play Packs to enhance their collections and decks.   Star Wards Unlimited Store Showdown Mark your calendars for May 18th at 1pm for your our Star Wars Unlimited Store Showdown. Entry is $25, and players will receive exclusive promo cards, with additional promos based on win record. Don't miss this chance to showcase your skills!   Board Game Night Get ready to roll the dice and discover new adventures at our brand-new Weekly Board Game Night every Thursday at 6:30pm! Led by our enthusiastic General Manager Jake, this event is free and bursting with fun. Dive into the excitement as we demo new games and play classics with fellow board game enthisiasts. Whether you're a seasoned strategist or a casual player, theres a game for everyone to enjoy!   Updates to Standard Showdown We're ramping up excitement for Friday Standard Showdown at 7pm. We're increasing prize support by offering more promos! 3-0 players will now receive a full pack of Omenpath lands, one of each color, in addition to participation promos. Entry is $12, so gather your deck and join us for a chance to win big!   Heroes' Haven: Kids' D&D Adventures Every thursday evening from 6pm to 9pm, join our Dungeon Master Alex for thrilling quests and magical encounters in our Kids' D&D Adventures. Designed for ages 8-14, these weekly sessions offer not only epic adventures but also the chance to make new friends. With an intermission break, kids get 1 free snack, 1 free drink, and 10% off on any RPG supplies. Don't miss out on the fun - reserve your spot today! If this week's campaign is full, no need to worry, every Thursday is an opportunity to join. Entry is $15.  Alex Thompson is our newest addition to the team and a devoted Dungeon Master. Initially inspired by discussions with friends, Alex took helm as Dungeon Master, hosting his first game for a lively group of 10. Alex favors the Cleric class for its supportive role and emotional depth. Outside of D&D, he enjoys Taco Tuesdays, playing Magic: the Gathering, and Pokemon GO   Ladies Magic Lounge On May 29th, from 7pm to 10pm, you can enjoy a night of fun and make new friends! ​This event will be run by our Assistant Manager, Sham! We'll be using the private room in the back so we have a limit of 7 people. Please call ahead to reserve a spot.   May is shaping up to be an incredible month at Game Haven, filled with tournaments, drafts, and exciting new releases. Don't miss out on the action, join us for an unforgettable gaming experience and endless fun!

April Adventures: Embrace the Thrills!

April Adventures: Embrace the Thrills!

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Spring is in full swing, and here at Game Haven, we're gearing up for an April packed with excitement and adventure! Whether you're a seasoned adventurer of just starting out, there's something for everyone in this month's lineup of events. Heroes' Haven: Kids' D&D Adventures Every thursday evening from 6pm to 9pm, join our Dungeon Master Alex for thrilling quests and magical encounters in our Kids' D&D Adventures. Designed for ages 8-14, these weekly sessions offer not only epic adventures but also the chance to make new friends. With an intermission break, kids get 1 free snack, 1 free drink, and 10% off on any RPG supplies. Don't miss out on the fun - reserve your spot today! If this week's campaign is full, no need to worry, every Thursday is an opportunity to join. Entry is $15.  Alex Thompson is our newest addition to the team and a devoted Dungeon Master. Initially inspired by discussions with friends, Alex took helm as Dungeon Master, hosting his first game for a lively group of 10. Alex favors the Cleric class for its supportive role and emotional depth. Outside of D&D, he enjoys Taco Tuesdays, playing Magic: the Gathering, and Pokemon GO. Hobby Haven Saturdays from noon to 5pm are dedicated to unleashing your creativity at Game Haven! Whether you're a miniature painting pro, or constructing  miniatures, our crafting able is open to all. Connect with fellow hobbyists, dive into the world of imagination and bring your miniatures to life! Lorcana: Into the Inklands Store Championship Mark your calendars for April 27th as we host Lorcana's first-ever Store Championship at noon! Compete for exciting prizes, including exclusive platmats and promo cards. Entry is just $25. It's an event you won't want to miss so preregister today! Outlaws of Thunder Junction Prerelease Saddle up, outlaws! Join us for the Outlaws of Thunder Junction Prerelease and rustle up some trouble in search of untold riches and power. With exciting prize support and multiple events to choose from, it's the perfect opportunity to dive into this thrilling new sent. Entry is $40 per event or $175 for 5 entries. Preorder your prerelease kits and sealed product while you still can! Dates are: 4/12 @ 7:00:00 PM  4/13 @ Noon & 5 PM 4/14 @ Noon & 5 PM (Noon is 2-Headed Giant) MtG Regional Championship Qualifier for Round 7 Competitive players, get ready for our RCQs for Round 7 on April 21st at noon. Put your skills to the test with sealed Outlaws of Thunder Junction to gain a chance at winning exclusive promos and secure your invitation to the Regional Championship. Entry is $50 and you can preregister here. Stay tuned for our next 2 RCQs as this season we'll have 3 total! Game Haven's Community Cube Join us on April 10th for the highly anticipated return of Game Haven's Community Cube! Dive into an evening of drafting excitedment as we unleash our carefully cutated cube, crafted by non other than our very own community members! Entry is $12, and players will have the chance to draft a unique and diverse set of cards for an unforgettable gamin gexperience. As well as regular prize support, players can also change cards in the cube based on their win record! D&D - Begginer's Campaign Do you want to play an RPG but can't get a group together? Are you a new player unsure of where to start? We've got you covered! Join us at Game Haven for a campaign designed for beginners. All ages welcome! We have a limit of 6 people so please call ahead to reserve a spot. This event is completely free as our friend Jay has offered to be a DM for this lovely experience! Each participant will also receive a free pair set of dice. Jay is an experienced video and tabletop gamer and has been playing and running role-playing games for more than 30 years. She beta-tested D&D 5th edition while serving in Afghanistan with the U.S. Navy. A retired broadcast journalist, she is a high school teacher in Baltimore city. She identifies as non-binary and prefers she/her pronouns. Let's not forget about our weekly events!   Mondays Modern: Join us at 7pm for our Modern tournament. Test your skills and compete for glory in this popular constructed format. Entry is $12. cEDH (Competitive Commander): Dive into the world of competitive Commander at 7pm. Bring your most powerful deck and battle it out against fellow enthusiasts. Entry is $12. Tuesdays GLC (Gym Leader Challenge): Embark on a challenge like no other in our GLC event at 7pm. Test your mettle against skilled opponents and prove yourself as a true Gym Leader. Entry is $10. One Piece Tournament: Set sail for adventure in our One Piece Tournament at 7pm. Gather your crew and compete for honor and glory. Entry is $10. Flesh and Blood: Join us at 7pm for Flesh and Blood action. Construct your deck, sharpen your skills, and vie for victory in this thrilling trading card game. Entry is $10. Legacy: Experience the power of Magic's rich history in our Legacy event at 7pm. Bring your most powerful deck and compete in this beloved format. Entry is $12.   Wednesday Weekly Wednesday Draft: Don't miss our Weekly Wednesday Draft at 7pm. Check our calendar to see what sets are featured and join us for an evening of drafting fun! Thursday Commander League: Gather your forces and join our Commander League at 7pm. Bring your decks, forge alliances, and battle it out in this popular multiplayer format. Entry is $10. Heroes’ Haven: Kids D&D Adventures: Let your imagination soar in our Kids D&D Adventures at 6pm. Led by our experienced Dungeon Master, young adventurers embark on thrilling quests and make new friends. Entry is $15. Friday Friday Night Magic - Draft: Start your weekend off right with Friday Night Magic at 7pm. Draft the latest sets and compete for prizes in this iconic Magic: The Gathering event. Standard Showdown: Join us at 7pm for Standard Showdown. Test your skills in Magic's most popular constructed format and compete for valuable prizes. Entry is $12. Lorcana Constructed: Immerse yourself in the world of Lorcana in our Lorcana Constructed event at 7pm. Build your deck, unleash your creatures, and claim victory. Entry is $10. Saturday Casual Lorcana League: Join us from noon to 4pm for our Casual Lorcana League. Enjoy relaxed gameplay and friendly competition in this casual setting. Entry is $5 per round. Hobby Haven: Dive into the world of miniature gaming at our Hobby Haven from noon to 5pm. Paint, build, and create alongside fellow hobbyists. Digimon Tournament: Battle it out in our Digimon Tournament at 10am. Construct your deck, summon your Digimon, and emerge victorious. Entry is $10. Sunday Pokemon Club: Join us from noon to 4pm for Pokemon Club. Trade cards, battle opponents, and connect with fellow trainers in this casual Pokemon gathering. Junior Pokemon Club: Young trainers are invited to join our Junior Pokemon Club from noon to 4pm. Learn the ropes, hone your skills, and embark on your Pokemon journey. Pokemon Standard: Test your skills in our Pokemon Standard tournament at 1pm. Compete for prizes and promos in this popular format. Entry is $10. (Check our calendar to see if a special Pokemon event is taking place instead) Stop on by this month for unforgettable adventures and endless fun!

Unveiling February: Mysteries, Magic and More

Unveiling February: Mysteries, Magic and More

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Greetings, Game Haven Community! As we step into February, we've curated a captivating calendar of events to keep your gaming spirits high. From thrilling prereleases to excititing new card games, there's something for everyone this month. Let's dive into details! Murders at Karlov Manor Prerelease Joins us for the Murders at Karlov Manor Prerelease events: February 2 at 7pm: Sealed February 3 at Noon: Sealed February 3 at 5pm: Sealed February 4 at Noon: 2HG Sealed February 4 at 5pm: Sealed Preregister on our website and receive a 30th-anniversary foil Deadly Dispute. Prepay in advance and earn one raffle ticket per event towards a free booster box of the new Play Booster! Participate in at least 2 events in-store, and you'll also snag a Murders at Karlov Manor lapen pin (while supplies last).  Prerelease Draft (February 7 at 7pm): Discover clues to unmask mysterious figures eith a $25 entry fee. Launch Part (February 9 at 7pm): Join the celebration of the new set at $25 entry. Each participant receives a 30th-anniversary foil Dovin's Veto. Plus, a chance to win a free 1000-piece Murders at Karlov Manor puzzle Murders at Karlov Manor Draft-A-Thon Enjoy an all day drafting and familiarize yourself with the new Play Booster on February 11, starting at noon. The top 2 players will win free entry into the next draft. If you are unable to stay for the next draft, you'll be awarded $20 in store credit. Each participant receives a 30th-anniversary foil Vito, Thorn of the Dusk Rose! Entry is $20 per draft and each fires as soon as 8 people are available. DreamHack RCQs: Round 6 Prepare for an epic showdown at the DreamHack RCQ on February 18th. This event is 2-Slot, meaning the Top 2 players get an invitation to Regionals! Registration kicks off at 11am with a $50 entry fee. The format is Sealed with the new Play Boosters from Murders at Karlov Manor!  Participation: The first 58 registrants secure a promo nonfoil Explore. Top 8 Triumphs: Top 8 players claim 2 promo nonfoil Expressive Iteration and an exclusive Top 8 Ragavan Pin - a badge of honor! Top 2 Grand Prizes: A promo foil Expressive Iteration, 3 extra promo nonfoil Explore, a Pinfinity Treasure Token, and an invitation to the Regional Championship! Something Extra: Store credit will be awarded to Top 8 players based on number of attendees. Tickets for preregistration can be found here. Stay tuned for information on our second RCQ for Round 6. Open House, Commander Party, and Ravnica: Clue Edition Launch Open House (February 11 at 2pm): Introduce friends to Magic: The Gathering! Each participant will receive a promo foil Underworld Connections, a Bring-A-Friend promo Cultivate, and a sticket sheet of images from Murders at Karlov Manor. Commander Party (February 17 at 2pm):  Engage in a murder mystery mini-game to give you bonuses during your game of Commander. Entry is $7 to receive a promo foil Rogue's Passage and $5 in store credit. Ravnica: Clue Editioin Launch (February 25 at 2pm): Test out this new edition of Clue with fellow community members. Participants using the Companion App will receive a retro frame foil Lavinica, Foil to Conspiracy. Preorder your copy of the game today. Standard Showdown Mark your calendars for the revival of Standard Showdown starting February 9 at 7pm, and every Friday thereafter. Join the first event on February 9 to receive a Year of the Dragon foil promo Dragonlord's Servant. For the competitive spirits, one lucky player with a 3-0 record on February 9 to claim a foil promo Sarkhan Unbroken. From February 16 onwards, 3-0 players each week will secure a promo foil Omenpath Basic Land. Don't miss the weekly dose of Standard excitement - where victory comes with exclusive rewards! D&D - Beginner's Campaign For those curious about the world of RPGs, our free Beginner's Campaign on February 10 at 2pm is the perfect introduction. Each participant will receive a free set of dice. We're limited to 6 seats, so call ahead to reserve your spot. Ladies Magic Lounge On February 28, from 7pm to 10pm, you can enjoy a night of fun and make new friends! ​This event will be run by our Assistant Manager, Sham! We'll be using the private room in the back so we have a limit of 7 people. Please call ahead to reserve a spot. New Weekly Tournaments Digimon (Every Saturday at 1pm): Featuring exciting battles and store credit prizes. Each participant gets 1 promo pack, and undefeated players receive a winner's pack. One Piece (Every Tuesday at 7pm: Battle legendary pirates of the seas. Store credit prizes and promos included. In Memory of Wynn Sutton As we embrace the February festivities, we pause to honor Wynn Sutton, a cherished member of our Game Haven family. Wynn's warmth and passion left an enduring mark on our hearts. In spirits of her kindness, let's remember to check in on those around us. Wynn's legacy inspires us to cultivate lasting connections and a welcoming atmosphere. 

Unleash the Magic: Festival in a Store

Unleash the Magic: Festival in a Store

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Are you ready to immerse yourself into a one of a kind Drafting experience? Join us for an exclusive and exhilarating draft experience with Festival in a Store, a special event crafted for WPN Premium stores like ours! Thanks to Wizards of the Coast for providing us with a grab bag of 24 boosters packs and some spectacular prizes. Event Details: Entry: Free! But, theres a catch - enter the raffle for a chance to secure your spot among the 8 lucky participants Cap: Limited to 8 players. Format: "Rotisserie Draft" + Chaos Draft, 3 untimed rounds   Rotisserie Draft - A Unique Twist  In this distinct format, packs are laid out on the table in a grid. Players take turns choosing a single drafter booster from the table. Once 8 packs have been picked, rather than starting with the first player again, "snake" backwards—the last player to choose picks first and players continue in reverse order. For the last 8 packs, work your way back down the original order. Once each player has 3 packs, draft those as normal! We'll go over all rules at the start of the event.   The Spectacular Draft Pack Lineup: 1x Dominaria Remastered 3x Modern Horizons 2 1x Dominaria United 1x The Brothers' War 2x Streets of New Capenna 4x Kamigawa: Neon Dynasty 3x Wilds of Eldraine 4x March of the Machine 1x Phyrexia: All Will Be One 2x Innistrad: Crimson Vow 2x Innistrad: Midnight Hunt Prize: Support: Each player receive 1 Mystery Booster Convention edition pack for participating, and 1 additional booster pack for each found won. Grand Prizes for Undefeated Players: 1 Non-foil Relentless Rats Secret Lair Promo 4 bonus packs of Mystery Booster Convention Edition 1 Foil etched Dan Frazier Mox Box Secret Lair Drop Mark your Calendar: Drawing: January 17th Draft: Jnauary 19th at 7pm Don't miss your chance to be part of this extraordinary event! Enter the raffle, cross your fingers, and get ready to dive into the spellbinding chaos of this Festival in a Store!   Lost Caverns of Ixalan:  For those uninterested or not selected for Festival in a Store, fear not! We'll also be offering a draft for Lost Caverns of Ixalan. Join in the magic even if you're not part of the Festival in a Store Chaos.

Announcing Our New Year Raffle Winners!

Announcing Our New Year Raffle Winners!

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We're thrilled to unveil the lucky winners of our New Year Sale Raffle! Magic: The Gathering Raffle Winners: Brad H - Cavern of Souls:  Congratulations on claiming this legendary treasure! Emmet F - Booster Box: Enjoy the thrill of classic booster box! Rachel W - Playmat: Dive into your games with style! Tom H - Camera: Capture unforgettable moments both in and out of the game! Kevin R - Banner: Add a touch of magic to your gaming space! Pokémon Raffle Winners: Justin J - Oversized Card:A huge addition to your Pokémon collection awaits! James L - Eeveelution Cards:  Welcome new members to your Pokémon team! Joey - Playmat: Level up your battles with this fantastic playmat! To all our winners, a massive congratulations! Thank you to everyone who participated in making our New Year Sale truly memorable. Keep an eye out for more exhilarating events and opportunities at Game Haven throughout the year. Here's to an amazing 2024 filled with thrilling games and astonishing moments! Stay tuned for more excitement coming your way! Happy New Year everyone!

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