January 2019 Calendar of Events

It’s a big month for events at OEJ! We’re welcoming 2019 with a little something for everyone - from board game learn to plays to prerelease events for the newest magic set we have you covered! Learn to play Dungeons and Dragons in a special event run by OEJ or brush up on your Pokemon skills so you can play with your kids! We’re also hosting tournaments for Keyforge and Star Wars X-Wing!

 

Board Game Learn to Play Events

Our board game learn to plays are super casual gatherings where the staff at OEJ gets to share a new game or an old favorite with you! All experience levels are welcome!

 

Saturday, January 5th @ 6pm

This week we are featuring Century Golem Edition. In this gorgeous fantasy game, players compete for resources in the marketplace to build friendly Golems from powerful gems. We love this game because its a balanced and approachable resource management game!

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Saturday, January 12th @ 6pm

This week we are featuring Dice Throne, a multiplayer combat game with dice rolling and card game components. Play as heroes battling in an epic arena, use your unique hero skill cards and combat dice to best your opponents and emerge victorious! We love this game because it’s easy to learn, has fun and simple mechanics reminiscent of classic games like Yahtzee but leaves you feeling excited by the characters and their traits and abilities!

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Learn to Play Dungeons and Dragons

Every month, OEJ offers a staff-run D&D campaign! If you’re totally new to the game and want to learn, this is the perfect event for you! These low-stress games are designed so that all you need to bring is your self and a little imagination! Stay tuned for future D&D workshops for intermediate players and DMs too.

 
Photo by    Jack Cain    on    Unsplash

Photo by Jack Cain on Unsplash

Sunday, Janaury 13th @ 11:30am

You have been tasked with finding and hunting a mysterious woodland monster that has been terrorizing the quiet town of Fairhaven. Will you be brave enough to venture into the dark?

Come play this beginner friendly DnD 5th Ed. one-shot session with One-Eyed Jacques. We’ll provide everything you need to play, or you can bring your own character using this easy point-buy system!

Entry is $5 (huzzah for paid DMs!) and you can sign up to save your seat here. Advanced sign up is recommended, but limited seating available day-of!

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Learn to Play Pokemon

Whether you’re new to the game yourself or have kids who’d love to get started, Pokemon is an amazing trading card game for all ages! We are starting up two groups of players: juniors, age 13 and under and masters, age 14+. Drop by on scheduled Sundays (1pm for juniors, 4pm for masters), or check out our dedicated learn to play events below!

Lunala,    Pokemon TCG

Lunala, Pokemon TCG

 

Sunday, January 27th @ 1pm

This learn to play event is designed for families with kids 13 and under! We’ll teach kids and parents alike the basics of play. No prior experience necessary. Bring a casual deck or pick up a ready-to-play deck from us for $15.

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Sunday, February 3rd @ 4pm

This learn to play event is designed for new players who are 14 or older! No prior experience necessary. Bring a casual deck or pick up a ready-to-play deck from us for $15.

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Magic: The Gathering Ravnica Allegiance Prerelease

Magic is celebrating the release of Ravnica Allegiance with a weekend-long series of prerelease events! These events are awesome for newer players because you don’t even need a deck to play. Just show up and register to receive a guild kit - five Ravnica Allegiance packs and one special pack of cards that are all in your guild-color. Use these cards and our store lands to build a 40 card deck. Compete in four rounds of swiss and win lots of packs in our super generous prize payout!

Keep up with the spoilers for the set here.

If you’re totally new to the game, try coming to one of our Magic Learn to Plays on Fridays at 6pm to learn the basics before the events. Preorder a box at the store to get free entry into a prerelease of your choice at OEJ!

 
Promo card for Lavinia, Azorious Renegade by    Matt Stewart

Promo card for Lavinia, Azorious Renegade by Matt Stewart

saturday, January 19th @ Midnight

The first prerelease takes place after Friday Night Magic in the wee hours of Saturday morning. We suggest you arrive 30 minutes early to secure your seat! $25 entry, single player sealed format.

saturday, January 19th @ 6am

Our quietest prerelease is the most relaxing! The only place in town at the moment to snag an early morning event. We usually finish up by 10:30am. $25 entry, single player sealed format.

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saturday, January 19th @ 12pm

This is our second busiest event, so come early to secure your seat! Sign ups open at 11:30am. $25 entry, single player sealed format.

saturday, January 19th @ 6pm

Sign ups open at 5:30pm. $25 entry, single player sealed format.

sunday, January 20th @ 12pm

Join us for our two-headed giant event! This fun two player format allows players to share card pools to build two decks and then compete as a team in four rounds of swiss. This format is perfect for family teams or duos with different experience levels as players can discuss and strategize amongst themselves during their deck building and shared turns! Sign ups open at 11:30am. $20 entry per person or $40 per team, two-headed giant sealed format.

sunday, January 20th @ 6pm

Our last event of the weekend! Sign ups open at 5:30pm. $25 entry, single player sealed format.

 

Keyforge Tournament

We’re hosting our second major Keyforge tournament on Saturday, January 12th at 1pm. If you haven’t had a chance to check out this new game, you can read all about our first take here.

Bring your favorite deck and compete in swiss rounds to battle for a playmat and tokens from the Discovery Organized Play kit from Fantasy Flight Games. You’ll also get participation goodies like damage and stun tokens as well as unique chains counter cards!

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Wild Wormhole,    Keyforge Organized Play    by Fantasy Flight Games

Wild Wormhole, Keyforge Organized Play by Fantasy Flight Games

 
Mining Guild TIE   , X-wing Second Edition by Fantasy Flight Games

Mining Guild TIE, X-wing Second Edition by Fantasy Flight Games

X-Wing 2.0 Tournament

Fantasy Flight Games has released the second wave of Second Edition ships and conversion kits, including the Resistance Conversion Kit, T-70 X-Wing, RZ-2 A-wing as well as the First Order Conversion Kit and TIE/FO Fighter, and the Mining Guild TIE for the Scum and Villainy faction.

It’s a great time to join us for our monthly dogfight, Saturday January 26th at 1pm. Try out your new ships and connect with other players! This event is designed for players who know the basic rules, but can accommodate a wide range of skill levels!

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