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Our listings of game-related events show there’s always something going on for folks interested in a little fun.

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Thursday, April 10

Board Game Day Over 100 games to choose from, fall in love with something new. 5:30pm, Games People Play, 1587 Barrington Street, 444-4003

Magic Legacy Format An "eternal" format, play cards from all legal sets but with a power cap. 6pm, The Monster Comic Lounge, 2089 Gottingen Street, 429-2398

Hero Clix Construct your A-team of comic book heroes, villains or characters from video games like Street Fighter or Halo then battle down turn-by-turn on grid map story locations. 6:30pm, Giant Robot Comics, 114 Woodlawn Road, Dartmouth, 404-8400


Friday, April 11

Friday Night Magic Is that stardust in your eye? Or is it the joy that comes from following Magic nights all over the city? That's what I thought. Play on, player. 12pm, Strictly Singles Sports Cards, 6160 Almon Street, 455-2132; 6pm, Giant Robot Comics, 114 Woodlawn Road, 404-8400; Quantum Frontier Games and Comics, 3087 Robie Street, 446-8233; Games People Play, 1587 Barrington Street, 444-4003; The Monster Comic Lounge, 2089 Gottingen Street, 429-2398

Board Game Night Find a table because it's on! Even if we're playing Pandemic, I'll find a way to win alone. 6pm, The Monster Comic Lounge, 2089 Gottingen Street, 429-2398


Saturday, April 12

Yu-Gi-Oh! Tournament The Japanese collectible card game is based on the fictional game Duel Monsters. 9am, Strictly Singles Sports Cards, 6160 Almon Street, 455-2132

Open Game Day Free For All! Like, what more could you want, world? 11am, Games People Play, 1587 Barrington Street, 444-4003

Open Play Day The store is your playground, child. 12-5pm, Quantum Frontier Game and Comics, 3087 Robie Street, 446-8233

HeroClix Construct your A-team of comic book heroes, villains or characters from video games like Street Fighter or Halo then battle down turn-by-turn on grid map story locations. 1pm,  The Monster Comic Lounge, 2089 Gottingen Street, 429-2398

Pokémon League I choose you Pikachu! You little ball of adorable. A card game based on the video game series. 2pm, Games People Play, 1587 Barrington Street, 444-4003

Ascension A fast-paced deck building game that will rocket you into the heavens. 6pm, Games People Play, 1587 Barrington Street, 444-4003


Monday, April 14

Magic the Gathering Modern A lot like the Legacy format but without any of those pesky Reserved List cards that make it too dang expensive to win. Play with the 8th edition core set and expansions printed after. There's still a banned list of too powerful cards though, sneaky. 5pm, Strictly Singles Sports Cards, 6160 Almon Street, 455-2132

Dungeons & Dragons 5.0 The age-old role-playing game in all its glory. 6pm, Games People Play, 1587 Barrington Street, 444-4003    

Open Game Night Head over for a chance to try some new games and meet some new people. Is your group too small? They'll give you a "players wanted" sign to lure over some unsuspecting victims, er, I mean new friends. This is your chance to play on the conference table, yo. The Board Room Game Cafe, 1256 Barrington St, 423-7545


Tuesday, April 15

Board Game Night The best day! What more do you want out of life, greedy gum drop? 5pm, Quantum Frontier Game and Comics, 3087 Robie Street, 446-8233

Pokémon League I choose you Pikachu! You little ball of adorable. A card game based on the video game series. 5pm, Strictly Singles Sports Cards, 6160 Almon Street, 455-2132    

Magic Draft It's like football but for your deck. I think. I don't know anything about football. 6pm, Games People Play, 1587 Barrington Street, 444-4003; 7pm, Strictly Singles Sports Cards, 6160 Almon Street, 455-2132    


Wednesday, April 16

Cardfight Vanguard Another Japanese manga card game that draws inspiration from Yu-Gi-Oh! and similar games.5pm, Strictly Singles Sports Cards, 6160 Almon Street,455-2132

Magic Booster Draft Some people put booster draft playing on par with a fine dining experience. 6pm, Quantum Frontier Game and Comics, 3087 Robie Street, 446-8233

Casual Magic and Beginners Magic Learn to play and how to build a deck. But, careful, it's a slippery slope to maxing out your credit on cards. 6pm,Games People Play, 1587 Barrington Street, 444-4003

Magic Draft It's like football but for your deck. I think. I don't know anything about football.6pm, The Monster Comic Lounge, 2089 Gottingen Street, 429-2398

Pathfinder Night A fantasy role playing game that might make you feel like you're in Westeros. Dragons, bitches.6pm, Games People Play,1587 Barrington Street,444-4003

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