Greater Seattle Area Local News and Gossip Roundup (April 3-8, 2019)

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Welcome to our first Cloud City Rollers local Destiny news roundup! With Convergence now in stores and the Obi-Wan and General Grievous starter decks coming out tomorrow, now is the perfect time to find new places to meet up and play!

Quick LGS News & gossip

Pricing and sales news

  • Mox Boarding House was reported by locals as having the highest box price for Convergence
  • Geeky Villain and Mugu Games were reported by locals as having the lowest box prices for Convergence
  • Barnes and Noble continues their BOGO 50% off sale on Star Wars products, including X-Wing and Destiny (though the last report received indicated that they do not have Convergence in stock yet).

*Cloud City Rollers encourages players to shop locally! Let’s do our part to keep the lights on at our favorite venues!

Upcoming events this week

Wednesday, April 3

Javasti Maple Leaf – 8410 5th Ave NE, Seattle, WA 98115 – 7:00 p.m.

Casual Play

Omnigamers Dilemma Wednesday! Open CCG/LCG gaming tonight. We are starting at 7pm at Cafe Javasti 8410 5th NE. Destiny, Netrunner, Warhammer Age of Sigmar Champions, Transformers TCG, and Keyforge are what I’ll have on hand, and there is usually a selection of mid-weight euro games as well.

The cafe is closed. Outside food and drink welcome.

I haven’t made new Convergence decks yet, but I have the starters and would be down to throw Kenobi at Grievous.

Thursday, 4/4

The Century Cafe – 1600 7th Ave, Seattle, WA 98101, 2nd Floor – 11:30 a.m.

Casual play

The Century Cafe is located in the Nordstrom corporate building, but open to all. You can find players having lunch and rolling some dice there!

Gabi’s Olympic Cards and Comics – 4230 Pacific Ave SE, Lacey, WA 98503 – 6:00 p.m.

Progressive Sealed League Play

The event this week is on Thursday. If starters are available this week, you will need to play with a Convergence starter of your choice. If this is a return event for you but you need to purchase a starter, the event cost will be $25 (one starter, three packs to open, one event prize pack). If this is your first event, it will be $35 (one starter, six packs to open, one event prize pack, one league prize pack).

Zulu’s Board Game Cafe – 10234 Main St, Bothell, WA 98011 – 7:00 p.m.

Standard Format Tournament on Thursday, April 4

Let’s celebrate a brand new set with our first tourney in the new Standard format! We will do three to four rounds, depending on attendance.

The start time is 7:00 p.m. and the entry cost is $5. The much-hyped new quarterly kit will be used, with all players receiving a full-art X-Wing promo for participating. Prize packs will also be awarded based on attendance, with all participants receiving at least one pack.

While we await the official Holocron, all legal sets are:
Two-Player Starter (Rey and Kylo), Rivals, Legacies, Way of the Force, Across the Galaxy, and Convergence.

Hope to see you there!

Friday, April 5

Geeky Villain – #20, 607 SE Everett Mall Way, Everett, WA 98208 – 6:00 p.m.

Draft Format Tournament on Friday, April 5

Hi, Star Wars Destiny fans!

Starting this April, we will be launching Star Wars: Destiny Store Seasons!

On every Friday in April to June, we will have events that will range from draft to Standard constructed and even Infinite. Depending on the number of wins you get in an event, you will garner points and will have a running tally and season ranking at Geeky Villain. At the end of the season, all points will be tallied and the season winners (and perhaps even a few runner-ups) will get amazing prizes!

There is more to come, but we’re wanting to start out with a bang—the first Season Championship Prize will be a brand new Star Wars Ultimate Vinyl Collection 12P and a Bluetooth turntable!

I hope many of you are as excited as we are!
Please inquire with questions that you may have.

Thank you very much, and as always, please Stay Geeky!

Saturday, April 6

MeltingTop Games – 1120 164th St SW suite h, Lynnwood, WA 98087 – 7:00 P.M.

Draft Format Tournament on Saturday, April 6

Join us for our weekly Star Wars: Destiny tournaments.

The first Saturday of each month will be a draft, and all other Saturdays will be Standard format tournaments. All events will be played in a Swiss format. Registration starts at 6:30 p.m. and the tournament will start promptly at 7:00 p.m.

1st Saturday of the month:
Draft – $22 entry fee (includes tax)
All players must have a Rivals Draft Set to participate (sold in store).

All other Saturdays:
Standard – $6 entry fee (includes tax)
Each player brings their own tournament legal Standard deck.

At each tournament, players will earn points based on their standing. Points may be redeemed on the day of the tournament, or can be banked for future use. Players may redeem their points in order of how they placed (in the tournament in which they choose to redeem their points).

Points will be awarded as such:
1st place – 10 pts
2nd place – 8 pts
3rd place – 6 pts
Remaining top half players – 4 pts
Bottom half players – 2 pts

Booster pack prizes are worth 2 pts, so all players will win at least one booster worth of points. Other prizes include mini comics, mini figures, notebooks, and more. The prize wall will be continually updated.

Sunday, April 7

Blue Highway Games – 2203 Queen Anne Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109 – 1:00 p.m.

Sealed Format Tournament on Sunday, April 7

$20 Entry Fee

Each player will need their own draft set, which will provide a core set of cards (bring your own or borrow one from us). All players will receive eight boosters to build a deck with.  Take your cards home at the end of the day.  

Monday, April 8

Raygun Lounge – 501 E Pine St, Seattle, WA 98122 – 5:00 p.m.

Casual Play

We have a steady group of players at Raygun Lounge! We’re excited to get more folks into our little crew, so come play!