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MGS Does D&D El Paso Alternate Reality Style

Join us Saturday, the 12th of May at MGS – 1121 Larry Mahan Drive, Suite A, El Paso, TX 79925 – for a LIVE session of D&D played by Brandon from the KLAQ Morning Show and several MGS staff being DM’d by Justin Del Valle. Here’s a little teaser for you from the setting, which is an alternative future reality of El Paso:

As James slinked his way down the mountainside he pondered to himself what would await him across the next ridge. He had heard plenty of stories about Concordia, of its shady dealings and checkered past; yet shady dealings meant possible payouts and James was hungry for his next haul. What greeted James did not disappoint his sense of adventure.

Rising up into the mountains was what looked like a sprawling monastery completely out of place for this part of the world, but he valued oddities like this and that generally meant an equally eccentric clientele, or in his mind, targets. He pulled out his looking glass to get a better sense of just who and perhaps, what, he was up against. A peculiar choice of art graced the facades of most of the towers, or perhaps it lent itself to the purpose of this complex; a mining pick. That meant one thing in his mind, precious metals. Was this an elaborate mining complex where they unearthed buried treasures? At the very least, something of this size would at least have a safe or two stocked full of coin that could find its way into his possession.  As he scanned the multitude of buildings he noticed something humanoid; well, in shape, maybe not in size to which he was generally accustomed. Dwarves. Of course, it had to be dwarves, the inventors of the modern home security system.

Okay, this could be a good thing he mused to himself. Dwarves are generally a good sign of things stashed away and possibly forgotten, so it may not be immediately missed, whatever it is he decided to pilfer from their inventory. He scanned desperately looking for a warehouse or the very least a mine entrance so he could track the sweet pay dirt to its place of safe keeping. Books, books and more books. No one is carrying any crates or pushing any carts. This is all wrong, this can’t be right. Then it hit him, this isn’t a mine, this is a university, a place of useless learning, not of the sweet gold stuff or the glittery glory of gems or jewels. Well, maybe I can still make off with some of the tuition he resigned himself to plotting. He let out a sigh, “oh well, I’ve heard at least they have good tequila.” James made his way down the mountain to find the nearest tavern and plot his next move.

Join us in our new alternate world, the creation of Justin and Brandon as a campaign setting for Dungeons and Dragons. Show up, cheer us on and save 10% on Dungeons and Dragons manuals, miniatures and dice sets. Check it out on Twitch.tv/MilitaryGamerSupply

 

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Memberships Have Been Revamped!

We’ve changed the way our memberships work on the online store. Now they’ve been streamlined to serve you better. We have also begun working to completely rework the webstore and focus on specific game systems to help you gain better access to pre-ordering and figuring out what you need for your next tournament, future army or open play.

We hope you’ll continue to support us the way you all always have and here’s to many more years of building a great community of gamers.

Check it out at http://www.militarygamersupply.com/memberships

You can get a FREE membership that is used to stay informed with newsletters, sales and other sweet offerings. We also have a Military membership that only requires you to show proof of service and gets you 5% off. On top of that we have Bronze, Silver and Gold that will earn you up to 10% off on in store and select online store purchases. We’re also adding some digital subscription service features and working to improve our membership program with additional content all the time.

Consider a membership with Military Gamer Supply today and help us continue to build an amazing place for gamers to game the way they want.

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Extra Life Weekend

As many of you know, Extra life is one those events that we look forward to all year. The store will be open for 36 hours; yes I said THIRTY SIX HOURS. If this is your first time out to Extra Life you might want to know how this all works. It’s simple, a quarter get you a re-roll; re-roll as many times as you want because it’s for the kids. Now for Magic it’s going to work a little differently, a quarter gets you a scry, 50 cents gets you a life point and 75 cents get you a land you didn’t have before.

Help us make this event better then last year! Now here’s our Schudule:

Event Schedule:

With every purchase will be donating 5% to the El Paso Children Hospital this is our way of giving back to the community that has given, so much to us.

 

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Codex: Craftworlds

It’s official – the next codex for Warhammer 40,000 (and the first xenos codex of the new edition!) is Codex: Craftworlds!

Start Collecting: Craftworld box is coming out as well.

There are also some new dice on the way that are perfect for Craftworlds fans. There’s a grand total of 6 sets(!) for you to choose from, each representing a different Aspect Shrine.

If you’re looking for a leader for your Craftworlds army, you’ll be happy to hear that Eldrad Ulthran – first seen in plastic in the Death Masque set – will be available to pre-order separately next week.

For one week only, starting Saturday next week, the latest wave of Made to Order models will give you your chance to get your hands on some rare and out of production Craftworlds miniatures. There are Farseers, Exarchs, and, most excitingly, the much-coveted Bonesinger and the classic Rogue Trader Farseer (who looks pretty great for 28 years old!). While you’re waiting for this Craftworlds celebration to land on store shelves, it’s a great time to catch up on some topical reading, and we can’t recommend Gav Thorpe’s Eldar Path Trilogy and the classic Bill King novel, ‘Farseer’, enough.

Craftworlds: Codex: 40$ reserve your copy now in store, so come and get them if you want a copy.

Craftworlds Codex

Start Collecting: Craftworld: 85$ awesome deal reserve your copy in store.

Start Collecting: Craftworlds

Coming Soon: A new codex for the craftworlds

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Did You Know? We Have a PC Gaming Community! Two of Them!

If you’re looking for PvP oriented group that values organization and teamwork, then check out the Silver Sun Republic.
A community for current and former US Military; miss the camaraderie you enjoyed while serving or if you’re still serving then this is the place for you.

If you’re a gamer like me then you probably don’t limit yourself to just one platform, genre or form of gaming and love everything from tabletop to card games and video games. Military Gamer Supply was built with all gamers of all walks of life in mind and that includes the Console and PC Gaming crowd!

As we work on rolling out our LAN and E-Sport setup over the next year we want to let you get in on the action right away with two gaming communities that we’ve supported for years before MGS was ever a thing; you might even notice the connection between MilitaryGamers.com and what we ended up naming our own store. If you’re a competitive gamer or see yourself as more of a casual player then we’ve got you covered in both communities.

Silver Sun Republic was founded by me, Jeremiah, Tyler and a few others many years ago.  It’s actually going on 15 years or so ever since the Everquest 1 and Ultima Online days and has appeared in many different MMOs since then covering mostly strategy and open PvP conquest sandbox games where we’ve been the core of many different alliances and groups that have dominated servers with the rest of the population rising up to knock us off the top. We’ve done it many different games to include Planetside 1 and 2, Age of Conan, Shadowbane, EVE Online and most famously, Darkfall Online as part of the Kingdom of Hyperion where we conquered 2/3rds of the entire map with the Goons of Something Awful having to literally bribe people with real money to take us down. Now we’re gearing up for Life is Feudal, which is a medieval conquest MMO complete with castle building, siege mechanics, twitch combat and a crafting system with more depth than most of us ever imagined. We host our own servers for games like ARMA III, Life is Feudal: Your Own, GTA: San Andreas Multiplayer, Morrowind Multiplayer Mod and a whole lot more.

You can check out Silver Sun Republic by visiting http://www.silversunrepublic.com.

Are you current or former military? Do you want to join a community made up of other current and former military members?  MilitaryGamers.com is your best choice.  A lot of other communities have popped up making the same claim, but MG is the ONLY community that boasts a roster of over 3,200 registrations, 99.5% of which are all military members with the small percentage made up of dependents and longtime gaming buddies. The community provides a close knit support network that has provided several “saves” for service members who are struggling with service connected injuries. If you’re looking for the same level of camaraderie that you associate with your military service, then make sure you check out MilitaryGamers.com today.

Check out MilitaryGamers.com at http://www.MilitaryGamers.com.

 

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Join Our Fundraising Team for Extra Life 2017

Want to know how YOU can be a hero?  We’re making it easy for you to join us in our quest to raise money for Children’s Hospitals all across the United States and here locally for El Paso.

All you have to do is register for our team by visiting the Extra Life website through our Team’s Page.  We’ve already got a few people signed up, but we know there’s more of you out there ready to make a difference by raising money and gaming for 24 hours.  You don’t have to join us for the full 24 hours and how much you raise depends on how much you want to spread the word for an amazing cause.

Our event will start on 4 November 2017 at 9 AM locally and end the next day on the 5th of November at 9 AM.  You’re welcome to show up whenever and participate in the games we’ll have going on in the store.  Check out the event on our Google Calendar or indicate that you’re going on our Facebook Event.

You can join us in the store or play online and check in via our Twitch.tv page.  We’ll be broadcasting several streamers including our own from the store, so join us for a great cause.

More details about the day itself will be available shortly.  If you’re interested in hosting a game or two and have some ideas on how to raise funds through various game mechanics all proceeds raised during that day will go to benefit the Childrens Hospital Network.

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Modern Tournament Thursday!

Modern Thursdays

Starts @ 6:30 p.m.
$5 Entry
Swiss rounds based on attendance.
1 booster pack for each win awarded to each player.

 

Modern is a constructed format and therefore adheres to the following constructed rules:

  • Minimum of sixty cards
  • No maximum deck size, as long as you can shuffle your deck unassisted
  • Up to fifteen cards in your sideboard, if used

With the exception of basic lands (Plains, Island, Swamp, Mountain, and Forest), your combined deck and sideboard may not contain more than four of any individual card, counted by its English card title equivalent.

 

http://magic.wizards.com/en/game-info/gameplay/formats/modern

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24 Hours of Gaming for Military Families – 4 Nov 2017

We’re gaming for the military families, for the kids who already have it rough with Mom or Dad (and sometimes both!) away from home serving their country.  We’ve touched several family’s lives providing gaming consoles, games and other cool stuff to let them know that we appreciate their sacrifice as part of the military community.

The resiliency of our Soldiers, Sailors, Marines, Airmen and Coast Guardsmen serving overseas starts and ends at home and to take care of their kids is to take care of them as well.  We game for our military families!

We’ll be livestreaming on our Twitch.tv channel as well as Facebook from time to time with updates on our progress and the battle against sleep.  You can join our team or donate by checking out our Extra-Life.org page.

You can get in on the action and stay on top of what’s going on by visiting our Google Calendar entry for that day, 4 Nov 2017.

Or if you prefer the Facebook way of tracking your events, check out our Facebook Event and stay up to date that way.

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Help Us Design the Gaming Hardware of the Future

We’re part of an AMAZING opportunity to have direct input on a brand new line of gaming hardware that will be produced by a new up and coming company.  They want to hear from you on what makes a great keyboard, mouse and headset.  We’re helping them gather data and you can have a direct line to the design team by filling out this simple survey.

This is a first run survey that is meant to gather some initial feedback, but there will be more follow up surveys that allow you to get as detailed as you want in what your dream gaming peripherals would look like.  They already have hardware in development for things like power and USB cables as well as routers with many more lines rolling out all the time.

We should have some demo products available to you shortly on their existing hardware lines and soon you’ll be able to purchase them right from our brick and mortar shop and the online store.  We’re excited for this new partnership and we hope you join us in providing feedback to produce the best, next generation of gaming hardware.

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MGS Presents the Neverwinter Branch of Acquisitions Inc.

Omin Dran has put out the call to adventures to help establish the Neverwinter Branch of Acquisitions Incorporated. If you think you have the mettle and the guts to brave the world of Acquisitions Inc come on down and join us on September 6th at 7 pm for our 1st one shot adventure set in the backdrop of the lovely City of Neverwinter.  Follow all rules from this website http://dnd.wizards.com/playevents/organized-play to create yourself a 1st or 2nd level character.  Hope to see you all there.