Splendor Tournament

Splendor Game Mat

The Sentry Box will be hosting a Splendor tournament on Monday August 3rd starting at 6:30pm.

The event will use the tournament rules and prizes from the Splendor OP kit. Entry to the event will be $5.00 and participants can get alternate tokens and Noble tiles.

Splendor is a game all about setting up a thriving, international gem business. A Spiel des Jahres nominee that blew everyone away in 2014 with its simple game play and heavy gem tokens.

In this exclusive AsmOPlay kit are incredible, translucent versions of the famous gem tokens that will make an already visually stunning game that much better. You will also receive new noble tiles with original artwork and bonus combinations not featured in the original game, as well as playmats that offer a structured play area.

New arrivals for Monday June 29th, 2015

June is coming to an end and what better way to commemorate it’s passing that to check out the latest new arrivals at The Sentry Box? Yah, I know. Its a stretch but sometimes this copy just doesn’t come out with the grace and flow we’ve all come to expect from these postings.

Traders of Osaka by Z-Man Games

In charge of valuable cargo, you must deliver it from Osaka to Edo. But fierce competition and the Black Tide may sink your hopes for fortune! Set sail for Japan in this exciting game for traders full of opportunities… and opportunists!

• A compact game that plays fast with impactful choices every turn.
• Buy, take coins, or reserve a card: no matter the choice, it will always affect your opponents’ turns.

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New arrivals for Thursday June 25th, 2015

What better way to spend the weekend than with a few new games? And I’m not just saying that because I work in a game store. This Thursday brings a few new expansions and some RPG fun for Doctor Who fans.

Call of Cthulhu: The Thousand Young by FFG

Deep in the bowels of the fetid swamps and shadowed woods of Louisiana, evil lurks. Dark Priests of hidden religions make blood sacrifices in the name of the All Mother, The Black Goat of the Woods, the mighty and terrible Shub-Niggurath. Soon this darkness will cover all of the city of New Orleans, for her thousand young are spreading and ready for flesh…

With its 165 cards (three copies each of 55 different cards), The Thousand Young adds new depth and resilience to the Shub-Niggurath faction. Nearly two-thirds of the expansion’s cards bolster the All Mother’s ranks with Ghouls, Dark Young, Monsters, Mi-Go, and Cultists. You’ll also find ghastly new Locations, foul Curses, and a new version of the Villainous Dark Mother, herself.

Still, the Black Goat of the Woods is not the region’s only corrupting influence. In the heart of the Big Easy, Nyarlathotep’s many Avatars play a deep and complicated game, manipulating human agencies and monstrous cultists, alike. These Avatars infiltrate every one of the game’s eight factions, even as the factions all gain mysterious new Locations that afford players new interactions with the top cards of their decks.

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New arrivals for Monday June 22nd, 2015

Another warm day here in Calgary but only a few new titles to tempt you from the warm embrace of the sun and into the cool environs of The Sentry Box

Dominion Guilds & Cornucopia by Rio Grande Games

Apparently it is the Guilds expansion and the Cornucopia expansion in the same box. With added errata. This description, while brief, is longer than the one on the Rio Grande website.

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New arrivals for Thursday June 18th, 2015

The store has been taken over by a flood of Zombies, Jedi and Rebel scum. And a few other games as well.

Force and Destiny Beginner Game by FFG

The Star Wars®: Force and Destiny™ Beginner Game is the perfect entry into the Star Wars: Force and Destiny roleplaying experience for players of all skill levels.

With its complete, learn-as-you-go adventure, players can open the box, ignite their lightsabers, and explore their destinies as Force users in the Star Wars galaxy. Pre-generated character folios keep the rules right at your fingertips, while custom dice and an exciting narrative gameplay system advance your story with every roll.

Set during the height of the Galactic Civil War, after the destruction of the Jedi Order, the Force and Destiny Beginner Game contains everything 3-5 players need to begin exploring the mysteries of the Force.

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New arrivals for Thursday June 11, 2015

The late spring winds have brought more than warm weather to our fair city. Today also comes with several new releases at The Sentry Box.

Extra! Extra! by Mayfair Games

Stop the presses! Stories are coming in from around the world, but you have a limited amount of money, a few reporters, and a race against all the other newspapers to get your publication out first!

Stories require writing and photos, but advertising, headlines, interviews and features will all help boost your attention and your reputation!

Players place their reporters to claim stories, fit their stories into their paper’s layout, and get money from advertising or extra stories. Other reporters can bump yours if they have more money, so keeping a few dollars around will be helpful. Your newspaper has a specialty, so stories that match your readership will earn you more points. If you’re the first to press, you’ll score more points, but the best stories and the most complete newspaper will be the winner!

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DC Comics Dice Masters: Trinity War Event Two

DC Comics Dice Masters: Trinity War

The Sentry Box will be hosting the DC Comics Dice Masters: Trinity War Event Two on Thursday July 9th at 6:30pm. Registration begins at 6:00pm and we are hoping to have games start at 6:30 sharp.

The format for the event is Rainbow Draft. Each player brings Basic Action Cards, Basic Action Dice, Sidekick Dice and some means of tracking their life. They then buy 12 packs worth of DC Comics Dice Masters at the tournament.

The 10 House of Mystery Basic Action Cards are a Participation Prize to be awarded upon completion of the event to each player.

The Constantine: Trinity War Limited Edition Cards are to be awarded to 1st, 2nd, and Fellowship players.

D&D Dice Masters Rainbow Draft

D&D Dice Masters logo

The Sentry Box will be hosting a D&D Dice Masters Rainbow Draft on Thursday June 25th starting at 6:30pm.

Each player should come to the event with 8 Sidekick Dice, 12 Basic Action Dice, 4 Indicator Cards, and 2 Basic Action Cards (players may choose which Basic Action Cards they’d like to use after completing the draft, but must use the same 2 throughout the event).

More information: http://dicemasters.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/DM-Rainbow-Draft.pdf

Netrunner Summer 2015 tournament

Netrunner Summer 2015 prizes

The Sentry Box will be hosting an Android Netrunner tournament on Saturday September 12th. Registration for the event begins at 11:00am and we hope to have the first game start at 11:30 sharp.

Prizes for the event will come from the Netrunner Summer 2015 event kit which includes:

One playmat depicting the Criminal card Tri-maf Contact
Two copies of an alternate art Femme Fatale
Seventeen copies of an alternate art Swordsman
Four HaasBioroid deck boxes

Entry for the event will be $5.00

Warhammer 40,000 Conquest tournament

Warhammer 40,000 Conquest prizes

The Sentry Box will be hosting a Warhammer 40,000 Conquest tournament on Saturday September 19th. Registration for the event begins at 11:00am and we hope to have games starting at 11:30 sharp.

Prizes for the vent will come from the Summer 2015 event kit and include:

One playmat depicting an Eldar army arriving for battle
Two copies of an alternate art Zarathur, High Sorcerer card
Seventeen copies of an alternate art Fire Warrior Elite card
Four Chaos deck boxes

Entry for the event is $5.00