D & Don't make me angry...

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My character died, and it was epic! I've been DM for many, many more D&D sessions than I've been a player and that's just fine by me. I really enjoy the experience of weaving a story with other people round the table. This week however, was different. One of my regular players was going to have a go at DMing (she was brilliant by the way!) and ...
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New Releases, October 24th

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Pandemic Legacy Season 2  If you're a board game fan, Pandemic Legacy needs no introduction (we'll see you in store for yours!) for everyone else - read on! The world is on the brink of total collapse. Already devastated by a terrible plague, much of the globe has gone dark. Small groups of survivors struggle to keep the world alive, but their...
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Pokemon Shining Legends Expansion is here!

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Calling all Pokemon Trainers! ​ In each region, a handful of Pokémon stand apart as creatures of heroic stories and wild adventures: Zekrom, Latios, Mewtwo- GX , Entei- GX . Others are just whispers and rumors: mysterious Pokémon such as Keldeo, Shining Jirachi, Shining Volcanion—and many more! See and collect these astounding Pokémon of myth and l...
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New Releases, October 16th

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This week's new releases in store! ​A great mix of games this week, and some eagerly awaited items. Pokemon (Pikachu and Mewtwo!), Red Scare, 1st Edition Circuit Break and some Rhino Hero action. Rhino Hero - Super Battle  Rhino hero is the sort of game you can't help love. It's easy to learn, everyone can play and it's fast and fun. Now ...
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Chester Ixalan Magic League

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Come and join us for magic league play and be in with a chance to win a share of £45 store credit!  League is one of the best ways to play Magic: the Gathering as it creates a fantastic level playing field with lots of crazy interactions.  Perfect for new players, experienced players and returning players looking to learn the brand n...
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New Releases, October 9th

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This week's new releases in store! Legend of the Five Rings Legend of the Five Rings released last Thursday, and it's already a smash! It's a fantastic, challenging game that really rewards tactical play. There are a ton of decisions to be made each turn which means you feel you are in control of your fate. The cards, characters and strategies just...
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Legend of the Five Rings Launch Weekend!

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To celebrate the launch of the brand new card game from Fantasy Flight Games, Legend of the Five Rings, we will be running events over the weekend with prizes and giveaways! Come and join us and learn to play together. The Event ​ Turn up from 12pm onwards Gather your clan (built from the core set) Battle with others for glory and honor!  All ...
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Arkham October

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October is, of course, the month of Halloween. Most of us associate Halloween with pumpkins, trick or treating and ghouls and zombies, but here at Tabletop Game Shop Burnley we are going to delve into the Lovecraftian Arkham Horror Files. The Arkham Horror Files are a collection of games and products from Fantasy Flight Games such as Arkham Horror ...
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Magic: the Gathering - Ixalan Season

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What will be happening in store during the Ixalan season? For centuries, the untamed jungles of Ixalan have hidden a coveted secret: Orazca , the city of gold. But no secret can remain undiscovered, and no treasure can be taken uncontested. Unfurl your sails, saddle up a dinosaur, and battle your rivals as you embark on a journey to claim the ...
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Friday Night Magic at TGS Burnley

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What happens at Friday Night Magic at TGS Burnley? A typical Friday timetable at TGS Burnley looks something like this: 2:00 pm. - Doors open 6:20 pm - Registrations close for the evening's organised play 6:30 pm - Evening organised play 10:00 pm - Store closes   Here are the details!   From 2pm to 4pm Between 2pm & 4pm ther...
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New Releases, September 18th

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This week's new releases in store! Star Wars Destiny, Empire at War From the Clone Wars to the rise of the First Order, the Star Wars ™ galaxy is in a constant state of turmoil. When villains look to impose their oppressive wills upon the galaxy, heroes will dutifully rise to defend their freedoms, even if it means war. Empire at War emulates the c...
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This week in TGS Chester!

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After a fun week playing a variety of games including Magic, Netrunner, Wasteland Express Delivery Service (You have to give this a go!) and loads of Dungeons & Dragons we are about to do it all again!  This Sunday we will also be at Chester Comic Con where we will have a dedicated room where you can join us to play some games if you are t...
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Ixalan Draft Weekend - Sept 30 - Oct 1

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Draft Ahoy! The most bang for your Magic doubloons! Magic: the Gathering's exciting new set, Ixalan releases Friday, September 29th, and that weekend we are going to draft it till it yells "Yaahaaarrrrrr!" It's just £10 per draft (which gets you 3 brand new Ixalan boosters!) memberships and member discounts also apply! How to get involved Come down...
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Dungeons & Dragons - Getting involved

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Welcome to the world's most popular role-playing game! We run a variety of different options for everyone from brand new to experienced players.  Drop in and play options are available on Thursday evenings & Sunday afternoons. We also run Junior events on a Thursday & Friday after school.  No experience needed so it is ideal for b...
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Welcome to Tabletop Game Shop

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Forget the traditional image of board games! Tabletop Game Shop is a social gaming centre where people like you gather to enjoy and buy interactive, face-to-face, games in a fun and friendly environment. With a complete mix of ages from all walks of life, our community of players is always on the lookout for new members to come and join us every da...
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Magic Open House

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The perfect place to learn Magic or teach a friend! This event is for people who have never played Magic before, need a Magic refresher, or want to introduce a friend to the game! Show up, get a Welcome Deck, and play Magic against other newer players.  In the world of Magic you are a powerful wizard using your army and spells to defeat your o...
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Tabletop Game Shop Online

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We're unbelievably excited to have an opportunity to bring the Tabletop Game Shop community together right here, on our site!​ ​ The new  Community part of the site is a brilliant tool to help you connect with the people you meet in the store and with the rest of the Tabletop Game Shop community. You can search for peo...
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Winning at D&D?

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Something I've noticed in some D&D sessions I've run is a hidden motivation players often bring to the table without even realising it. They come to the table wanting to win at D&D. What do I mean? Well, the players seem to feel that if they don't kill every creature, find every treasure, solve every mystery and rescue every villager then t...
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Your very own Game of Thrones Replica

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If you've ever wanted your own Longclaw,  Ice or Needle, this is the post you've been waiting for! Whether you're a collector or just a Game of Thrones superfan you're going to love these. We are tremendously excited to be able to offer collectable weapons and armour recreated from the actual props used in HBO's massive hit...
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Join the Ixalan Treasure Hunt!

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I don't think it is actually possible to get across just how excited I am about this! Whether you are a Magic player or a Geocacher (or neither, or both) this is a fantastic opportunity to make new friends, get out and about and become part of two fantastic communities!   Wizards of the Coast - the company behind Magic the Gathering - hav...
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