Shadows Over Innistrad PreRelease Weekend

Shadows Over Innistrad Prerelease Weekend is here and Emerald Tavern has 3 great ways to play!

Midnight Prerelease: Join us from Midnight on Friday to 5 am Saturday and get first shot at this exciting new release!
Saturday Morning Prerelease: Not able to join us for our Midnight release? Join us during our Saturday daytime release for a prerelease, sealed-deck tournament.  Saturday 11 am – 4 pm.
Shadows Over Innistrad Two-Headed Giant: Looking for a slightly different format? Our Sunday prerelease will be a Two-Headed Giant event! 5 pm – 8 pm.

Emerald Tavern at SXSW Gaming!

We’ll be at the SXSW Gaming Expo this Thursday through Saturday, noon – 8pm! Open to locals and travelers alike, no wristband needed. Best of all, we’re hosting two great events this Saturday with Passport Game Studios!

Meet The Designer
1:00 – 2:00 pm. 
Scott Morris 
will be on hand to meet fans and sign copies of his game, Firefly Shiny Dice.

Pitch the Publisher
3:00 – 4:00 pm
Think “Game Designer Speed Dating.” Sign up for a 10 minute spot and meet Scott, President of Passport Game Studios. You’ll have 5 minutes to present your game and then will receive 5 minutes of feedback on what works, what doesn’t, and why.


Legends Painting Competition!

Join us this month for our first ever Painting Competition. The Legends Painting Competition allows you to show off your painting prowess and compete in 4 exciting categories.

$50 in Games Workshop credit for 1st place in each of our 4 categories.

4 Categories to Enter: 
Hero of Legend: For single models on foot or mounted on a roughly horse-sized mount
Beast of Legend: All types of monsters and heroes mounted on huge, monstrous mounts
Engine of Legend: All artillery, war machines, and mechanical engines of war
Company of Legend: Any unit of 10 or less models on foot, 5 or less models on horse-sized mounts, or 3 or less models on monstrous mounts

Entry is free with any Age of Sigmar Model Kit Purchase. Models entered must be from Age of Sigmar Line.
One entry per customer per category.
Winner will be determined by popular vote.

March 21st – 24th: Model Submission
March 25th – 28th: In-store voting
March 28th: Winners announced!



Magic: Oath of the Gatewatch Game Day!

Join us this Saturday, February 13th for Magic: Oath of the Gatewatch Game Day. The standard constructed event starts at 10AM following swiss format.

As will all of our store sponsored events, a beverage* of your choice is included with this event.

*Any beverage, including draft beer, wine, coffee, and sodas, excluding bottled beer, sake and prosecco.


February is Ashes Month!

This February we’re all about Ashes: Rise of the Phoenixborn. We’ll be enjoying this game in a fun, four-part series that concludes in a constructed swiss Ashes Tournament!

Ashes Meet & Greet: February 2nd, 6 pm – 10 pm. A great introduction to the game for new players and an excellent way for existing players to meet fellow gamers! Stop by for Tabletop 101 and casual play.

Ashes Preconstructed Tournament: February, 9th, 6- 10 pm. Bring your favorite Phoenixborn’s pre-constructed deck to a friendly tournament and if you do well you might take home some prizes!

Ashes Draft: February 16th, 6 – 10 pm. Come join us in a draft format for Ashes: Rise of the Poenixborn. Casual play with a complementary drink for casual and advanced players alike. spaces will be limited so if you want to be sure to play, pre-register or bring your box from home!

Ashes Tournament: February 23, 6 – 10 pm. Last day of Ashes Month, come down for a competitive tournament and win official Plaidhat Prizes! This event will require you to bring your own deck and dice pool that complies with official deck building requirements and will follow swiss rules. Come ready to have fun! Come ready for a fight!


Painting with a Pint – January 25th

Been curious about miniature painting but didn’t know where to dive in? Been a while and looking to get back into this relaxing hobby? Well, here’s your chance!

$10 gets you entry and your choice of beverage* and a free Reaper miniature (yours to keep). We will supply paints and brushes. New and experienced painters are welcome. The event starts at 7PM, but join in anytime during the event.

Looking for a more in depth introduction to this fun hobby? Join us at 6 pm for a small group demo of introductory painting skills. Spots are limited for the demo so pre-registration is recommended.

As will all of our store sponsored events, a beverage of your choice is included with this event.* Space is limited, so come by the store today to reserve your seat.

*Any beverage, including draft beer, wine, coffee, and sodas, excluding bottled beer, sake and prosecco.