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Dominaria Events

EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY:

FNM EVENTS ARE NOW MODERN FORMAT

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Major Events

Preliminary Pro Tour Qualifier - Pro Tour Atlanta

Saturday May 12th @ Noon - $30 - Dominiara SEALED

Preliminary Pro Tour Qualifiers are the first step on the path to Professional Magic! The winner of this event receives an invite to play in a Regional PTQ for Pro Tour Atlanta.

Event Details:

  • This event is competitive level tournament, and as such has a Competitive Rules Level Enforcement. Players will be required to submit decklists and use opaque deck sleeves.
  • The number of rounds will be determined by the number of players.
  • The format for this event is Dominaria SEALED (6 packs of Dominaria).
  • Prize support for this event will be 2 packs per player, which may be exchanged for store credit at a rate of $3 in credit per pack.
  • First Place receives a invite to the Regional Pro Tour Qualifiers. Due to the presence of this prize, prize splits WILL NOT be permitted for the Top 8.
  • Each participant at the Regional Pro Tour Qualifiers receive a exclusive promo for playing!

More details about preliminary Pro Tour Qualifiers can be found on the WotC Website. If you have any other questions, ask Dave!

Pauper Tournament

Saturday May 19th @ 5pm - $5

You asked and I ... uh... relented. Dave hands over the reins to Kebbler again and lets him run the show. Come on down for a fun game of Pauper Magic!

Event Details:

  • This event will use the ONLINE PAUPER deck construction rules, available here.
  • The number of rounds will be determined by the number of players, and will feature a Top 8 (or Top 4 if appropriate).
  • First place will receive a playset of Arabian Nights Cuombajj Witches!
  • Pizza will be provided for all players! Yum!

Dominaria Standard Showdown

Saturdays @ Noon from May 19th through June 16th

FREE!

Event Details:

  • Entry for this event is ZERO dollars!
  • Players will be entered into swiss pairing rounds, similar to FNM.
  • For each round won, you'll receive 1 booster pack! Win all your matches, and receive a special Standard Showdown pack as well!
  • Additional Standard Showdown packs will be given out as random prizes as well!

Battlebond Preview Event

Sunday, June 3 @ Noon

Two Headed Giant Sealed Deck - $40 per Team

The newest special set, Battlebond, is a two-headed giant focused set. This event is your first chance to experience this set in a relaxed play environment.

Event Details:

  • Teams will be entered into swiss pairing rounds, similar to FNM. This event will not have a Top 8.
  • Using the provided card pool, teams will construct two minimum 40-card decks. Prerelease events are considered 'Continuous Build,' meaning teams can change their decks using their card pool to any configuration after the event has started. They do not have to register their deck or return it to its original configuration at the start of each round.
  • Once players have constructed decks, teams will be paired against one another in Swiss Rounds. The number of rounds will be determined by the number of teams. Rounds are single game matches in 50 minute timed rounds. Teams will receive 3 points for winning a round, 1 point for a draw, and 0 points for a loss.
  • For each round won, each team will receive 4 booster packs!
  • Two-Headed Giant Sealed Basic Rules:
    • Teams start with a life total of 30.
    • Each player has a 'free' mulligan; for each player's first mulligan, they draw back to 7 cards. From then on, for any additional mulligans, the player draws one less card. Teams take turns deciding mulligans. (See below for details about the new 'Vancouver Mulligan' rule)
    • Even though this is a multiplayer format, the team going first DOES NOT draw for their first turn.
    • When attacking, attacking players declare which creatures are attacking which player or planeswalker.

Battlebond Release Event

Sunday, June 10 @ Noon

Two Headed Giant Draft - $20 per Team

The newest special set, Battlebond, is a two-headed giant focused set. This event mixes it up with an unique twist on a classic favorite - 2HG Draft!

Event Details:

  • Teams will be entered into swiss pairing rounds, similar to FNM. This event will not have a Top 8.
  • For a 2HG draft, 3 to 5 teams will sit at a draft table. Each team will open 1 pack at a time, and make 2 picks from each pack. They will then pass the packs, selecting 2 cards the next pack, and continue to pass the packs. This will continue until all cards from those packs are picked. Communication between teammates is allowed during the draft.
  • There will be 4 rounds of draft picks. The teams will then create two 40-card decks from their entire team's pool, plus provided basic lands.
  • This event will have 'Continuous Build,' meaning teams can change their decks using their card pool to any configuration after the event has started. They do not have to register their deck or return it to its original configuration at the start of each round.
  • Once players have constructed decks, teams will be paired against one another in Swiss Rounds. The number of rounds will be determined by the number of teams. Rounds are single game matches in 50 minute timed rounds. Teams will receive 3 points for winning a round, 1 point for a draw, and 0 points for a loss.
  • For each round won, each team will receive 4 booster packs!
  • Two-Headed Giant Sealed Basic Rules:
    • Teams start with a life total of 30.
    • Each player has a 'free' mulligan; for each player's first mulligan, they draw back to 7 cards. From then on, for any additional mulligans, the player draws one less card. Teams take turns deciding mulligans. (See below for details about the new 'Vancouver Mulligan' rule)
    • Even though this is a multiplayer format, the team going first DOES NOT draw for their first turn.
    • When attacking, attacking players declare which creatures are attacking which player or planeswalker.
FNM

Every Magic Player's Favorite Day of the Week

tl:dr - MODERN Tourneys every week, casual events as requested.

Every Friday, BBC will host a regular Modern tournament. We'll run it the same way we always have used to run Standard:

  • $5 to Enter - Starts at 7pm.
  • The format for this event is MODERN. The current ban list for this format is available here.
  • 8 to 16 players, 3 Rounds | 17 to 31 players, 4 rounds | 32+ players, 5 rounds
  • 2 packs per player in the prize pool, and the same record always gets the same amount of prize.
  • Pack prizes will go to players with a BETTER than 50% record, and we will also have random prizes at the end of the tourney as well.
  • Top two finishers minimum will receive a promo card. If we have more than two with first-place records, all players with that record will receive a promo.

We will also offer FNM Casual Side Events. The way these will work is as follows:

  • We'll take sign ups for casual events at the counter. Sign in your name and what type of event you would like to play (examples listed below).
  • If we get close to enough players interested in an event, we'll announce that a game is forming, and sign people up from there.
  • The minimum number of players for any casual event will be 4 players. Sealed events like draft will need 8 players.
  • Once a group has been made, players will need to make a choice on whether they would like to play for promos only, or additional pack prizes as well. If players want to play for a promo ONLY, then there will be no fee. If players want to play for packs, then there will be an appropriate fee (details below).
  • The first place finisher will receive a FNM promo, whether or not there was an entry fee.
  • All casual events need to begin before 10pm*. Any remaining promos not reserved for casual events will be distributed randomly to players in the Modern tournament (limit one promo per player per tournament).
  • * Traditionally, there is a booster draft after FNM for players in the Modern tournament. If there is a draft that will begin after the Modern tournament finishes, a promo will be given to the first place finisher of that draft.

Examples of casual tournaments available are as follows:

  • Booster Drafts (4 packs of product required as entry fee)
  • Cube Drafts ($5 entry for pack prizes: 8 players, 3 rounds, 1 pack per win. Players can only play for packs with a BBC provided or approved cube. Ask Dave for details.)
  • Commander Pods (minimum 4 players, max 6; no entry fee, no pack prizes (this may be reviewed later)
  • 8-Man Constructed (8 players, 3 rounds. $5 for packs, 1 per win. $20 for Win-a-Box format)

Please realize that is a new take on FNM, so things are still pretty fluid on how to handle this. This is a basic guideline for events, and could change based on player feedback.


Commander Tuesdays

Every Tuesday starting around 6pm - FREE!

Meet up for some casual fun every week! Commander is Magic's most popular casual format, and we have a dedicated night to shuffle up and play! We recognize the official Wizards of the Coast sponsored rules for deck construction and play. Details about these rules can be found here at MtG Commander Dot Net.

As an official WPN affiliated store, playing with proxies is not permitted at our in-store events. Even though this is a causal format and this event is unsanctioned, WotC does not permit any counterfeit or proxied cards at its WPN affiliated stores.

Remember, this is event is FREE every week! Just meet up in the game room and have fun!

New Products and Release Dates

Rivals of Ixalan

Releases Jan 19th 2018

Rivals of Ixalan is the second set in the Ixalan block. Jace and Vraska race to the hidden city of Orazca, but other groups are vying for the same prize.

Bell, Book and Comic will offer preorders for this set, starting Dec 15th. Booster boxes will pre-sell for $89.99, and Bundles will pre-sell for $31.99.

Players that pre-order a booster box will receive a special alternate art promo. Buy-a-box promos are limited to one per customer. Quantities are limited.

In-Store Trading

Bell, Book and Comic is happy to trade with you! Bring your cards in to us and we will take a look and see if we can make a deal!

As some general guidelines, most often we will trade for in-store credit only. We will make cash offers for large collections, or specific older cards for Legacy and Vintage formats.