As a part of our ongoing holiday traditions, the Little Shop of Magic is happy to once again partner with the United States Marine Corps in the annual Toys for Tots toy drive.

From December 2nd to December 10th, our Wizards will donate a new toy to the Toys for Tots Foundation for each $100 transaction (or more) that our customers complete in our store.

If you're not planning on spending $100 on your toys this year, but you would still like to help, we will also be accepting donations of new, unwrapped toys at our brick-and-mortar location during those dates.


On behalf of our Wizards and the Marine Corps, thanks in advance for your generosity and Happy Holidays.

 

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After weeks of hoarding tickets and talking like barbarians, a few lucky players have won fabulous prizes:

Anthony Carter won the Full Size Garruk Standee

Troy Fox won the Garruk Nerf Axe

Josh Underwood won a Playmat

Owen Turtenwald won a Playmat

Kent Hoffman won a Platmat

Congratulations to all our winners! Prizes can be picked up in store!

 

I can hardly believe it, but here we are on the occasion of Little Shop of Magic's 20th anniversary. First and foremost I would like to all thank the fans and friends of our industry who share our love of games, and have given so much to us. We would not be here today without you. Second, I'd like to thank the publishers, distributors, volunteers, Wizards, Goblins, and even the detractors who inspire us to do better.

It was 20 years ago last month that my previous business partner and I decided to share a tiny retail space to sell our extra Magic singles. At the time, there was no grand business plan. In fact, we were not really sure if Magic was even going to stick around or not: we were just a couple of college kids trying to make room in our apartments while putting a few extra dollars into our beer fund. Had you told me then that I would find myself today directing a small army of Wizards and Goblins, running events at the Venetian, hosting national championships, or even having esteemed guests from Wizards of the Coast, Fantasy Flight Games, Paizo, Steve Jackson Games, Mayfair, AEG and many others in our store, I probably would have called you crazy.

The fact of the matter is, all of this happened, and it happened because of friends like you. Without you, we would not have been as successful as we have been; so, from the bottom of my heart and on behalf of my staff, I thank you for all that you've done for us in our first 20 years. As a token of our appreciation, I would like to recognize your contributions by extending you our employee discount for the weekend.

If you're in the neighborhood, stop by, say hello, enjoy cake, refreshments and maybe a game or two: it will be great to see you again. Otherwise, if you live far away and haven't mastered your appparate spell yet, you can still get a 'thank you' deal by entering coupon code 'Happy20' during checkout on our online store.

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After six week of escalting dogfights, the final results of our first X-Wing CIC League are in! The Aces and EXOs below earned top marks and walk away with the following awards and commendations:

  • Top Ace: John Boisvert
    • Limited Edition Star Wars: X-Wing Acrylic Range Ruler
    • Limited Edition X-Wing Champion Patch
    • $5 in Dragon's Dough
  • Top 4 Aces: John Boisvert, Peter Nikiper, John Rust, Ken Vanderpool
    • One Limited Edition Dart Vader, TIE Advanced/Luke Skywalker, X-Wing Pilot Card
    • $5 in Dragon's Dough
  • Top EXO: Brian Feaver
    • Limited Edition Star Wars: X-Wing Acrylic Range Ruler
    • Limited Edition X-Wing Champion Patch
    • $5 in Dragon's Dough
  • Top 4 EXOs: Brian Feaver, Aaron Ski, Michael Shinn, Anthony Carillo
    • One Limited Edition Dart Vader, TIE Advanced/Luke Skywalker, X-Wing Pilot Card
    • $5 in Dragon's Dough
  • All Pilots: John Boisvert, Brian Feaver, Peter Nikiper, John Rust, Ken Vanderpool, Aaron Ski, Michael Shinn, Anthony Carillo, Matthew Mito, John Coviello
    • Commemorative Black Squadron Pilot Card with alternate art (while supplies last)
  • Nerf Herder: Matthew Mito
    • One set of commemorative 2014 Season One Art Card Boxes (one Imperial and one Rebel)

The full standings can be found here

Congratulations to all our pilots: we look forward to flying with you in our next X-Wing Tournament!

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The Longest Night is a widely celebrated holiday in the Iron Kingdoms consisting of festivals and revelries with people celebrating by dressing up like the dead, drinking, and lighting off fireworks amid loud music and dancing (we call it Halloween in our neck of the woods). Many believe this day and night to be a time of black magic and misfortune, but we think that it's a good excuse to spend the whole night playing some great games in our store!

Join us this Friday as we kick off our 20th Anniversary Celebration with an all-night Warmachine and Hordes game-a-thon: stay for as long as your last (or dare) and enjoy libations on the house! Full detailsls can be found on our Calendar of Events.

See you there!