Gaming @ Rookies
Rookies carries a great selection of fun and unique tabletop games -- many of which you won't find in your
usual stores! Board games, card games, miniatures and role-playing! HeroClix! Magic The Gathering!
Pokemon! Yu-Gi-Oh! Dungeons & Dragons! King of Tokyo! Munchkin! Settlers of Catan! Azul!
Century Spice Road! And many more!
Gaming Events - We have the largest HeroClix tournaments in the area and support this game with lots of
products always in stock! We're also a Wizards of the Coast Advanced-Level Store with sanctioned Magic
The Gathering tournaments including Friday Night Magic and Prereleases!
Rookies also hosts demos, game nights and tournaments for lots of other games! We don't have gaming
space at the store, so our partners in events are a couple great, local restaurants: Most events are held at
BC Pizza -- Whereas Big Boiler Brewing is home to our popular Grown-Up Game Nights!
Check out our Gaming Event Schedule below! We also post events to our Facebook page!
Rookies’ Gaming Event Schedule
All gaming events meet at BC Pizza in Lowell unless noted. Players should come prepared with
dice, tokens, etc. Experienced players, newbies and spectators are always welcome! For more
details stop in the store or call (616) 897-5650.
All events are posted on Facebook. LIKE US and join our "Rookies Heroclix Crew", "Rookies Magic
(M:tG) Crew", and "Rookies Tabletop Gaming Crew" groups! Great resources for updates,
discussions, or putting together some casual gaming date nights! BC Pizza is always hospitable to
us gamers playing there - just be sure to give them some business!
MAGIC THE GATHERING Fri, July 5 (6PM @ BC Pizza) – “Commander”
Cost is $7.00 and includes pizza, pop and prizes!
MAGIC THE GATHERING MAGIC CORE SET 2020 PRERELEASE
Two days, Two events! Pick one, or play in both!
#1) Sat, July 6 (4pm @ BC Pizza) – “Core Set 2020 Prerelease”
Cost is $30 and includes Prerelease Pack, pizza, pop and prizes
(including at least one more booster!)
#2) Sun, July 7 (2pm @ BC Pizza) – “THG Core Set 2020 Prerelease”
Two-Headed Giant Sealed Deck.
Bring a partner or get paired up at the event!
Cost is $30 and includes Prerelease Pack, pizza, pop and prizes!
Players will get a chance to pick up a full display box of Core Set 2020 for a special price of
$110 “out the door” at the prereleases! Limited supplies, first come, first serve! Prepay at the
store to guarantee your box! Officially releases July 12.
MAGIC THE GATHERING Fri, July 12 (6pm @ BC Pizza) – “FNM Core Set 2020 Booster Draft”
Cost is $20 and includes pizza, pop and prizes!
LOWELL COMMUNITY GAME NIGHT Fri, July 12 (6-11PM @ United Methodist Church)
Located at 621 E. Main, Ages 12 and up, enter through the back door (password is “I love games”).
Door prize: Win a boardgame of your choice from Rookies ($40 max). Drawing at 9pm.
Bring your own card games and boardgames. Jack will be there with games too!
Try new games, make new friends, have some fun!
No cost for this event! Free Pizza and Pop!
HEROCLIX Sat, July 13 (noon@BC Pizza) – “Wolverine vs. Cyclops: X-Men Regenesis”
MONTH 1 OF 3: This three-month Storyline Organized Play Series features ALL NEW and
UNIQUE content based on the Marvel Comics struggle between Wolverine and Cyclops over the
true spirit of what it means to be X-Men.
During the first month, players will pick if they’re siding with Wolverine or Cyclops. You can’t
change later! Players picking Wolverine will only be able to win prizes associated with Wolverine
and the same with Cyclops! Step 1: Open New Figures (Players will get to open 3 single-figure foil
packs that are exclusive to the OP series); Step 2: Trade (Players will have a chance (each month)
to trade one figure with another player in their event); Step 3: Build! (Players will build a 200-point
HeroClix team out of the X-Men Regenesis figures they’ve collected from Steps 1 and 2); Step 4:
Play! (Players play a Swiss-style event using 2×2 maps. The top finishers each month will earn
prizes and points toward the Grand Prize); Step 5: Come Back! (In Months 2 and 3, players should
bring back their X-Men Regenesis figures from the previous months in case they want to use them
on their team or trade them away).
Cost is $23 and includes (3) boosters exclusive to this series of events, pizza, pop and prizes!
GROWN-UP GAME NIGHT Sat, July 20 (5PM @ Big Boiler Brewing)
“Beer & Board Games!” Some games will be provided, but feel free to bring your own favorites!
Gaming is upstairs and seats around 50 -- First come, first serve on space!
No cost for this event. Players can order food and drink off the full menu.
HEROCLIX Sat, July 27 (noon @ BC Pizza) – “WIN A BRICK!”
We want to give away a brick of Marvel’s latest — Avengers Black Panther And The Illuminati — to
a skilled player! Bring a 300pt Modern format team. Winner gets the brick! 10 player limit.
Note: In the event we get less than 10 players, the winner will get boosters equal to the number of
Cost is $13 and includes pizza, pop and a chance at an entire brick of Black Panther!
|HeroClix Hall of Fame!
Customers show off their sweet figure pulls from boosters
and tourney prizes they've won! (Click pic to enlarge)
Nate (a.k.a. "NATRON")
shows off his Spectral
Tiger he pulled from a
pack of World of Warcraft
cards... these have sold
for $1,000! Niiice!