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.
LIKE US on Facebook 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, Jan 11 (6PM @ BC Pizza) – “Commander”
Cost is $7.00 and includes pizza, pop and prizes!
HEROCLIX Sat, Jan 12 (noon @ BC Pizza) – “600pt Modern”
Bring a 600pt Modern team. Prizes include Negasonic Teenage Warhead LE #M19-001
from the Deadpool & Friends OP Kit.
Cost is $7 and includes pizza, pop and prizes!
TABLETOP GAMING DAY Sat, Jan 12 (1-5pm @ BC Pizza)
Board Games + Pizza = An awesome way to spend a Saturday afternoon! Take advantage
of BC Pizza’s lunch buffet that runs noon-2pm. Jack will arrive around 1PM with an
assortment of board games—Feel free to bring your own!
No cost to play, just bring money for your own food and drink!
MAGIC THE GATHERING RAVNICA ALLEGIANCE PRERELEASE
Two days, Two events! Pick one, or play in both!
#1) Sat, Jan 19 (4pm @ BC Pizza) – “Ravnica Allegiance Prerelease”
Cost is $30 and includes Prerelease Pack (a $26 value), pizza, pop and prizes
(including at least one more booster!)
#2) Sun, Jan 20 (2pm @ BC Pizza) – “THG Ravnica Allegiance 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 Ravnica Allegiance 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 January 25.
MAGIC THE GATHERING Fri, Jan 25 (6pm @ BC Pizza) – “FNM—Standard”
It’s Ravnica Allegiance Release Day! Come play the new Standard!
Cost is $7 and includes pizza, pop and prizes!
HEROCLIX Sat, Jan 26 (noon @ BC Pizza) – “Earth X Pre-Release Event”
Be the first to play this anticipated new HeroClix set at our Pre-Release Event!
Earth X wasn’t just a comic – it was a dystopian vision of the Marvel Universe where
everyone had superpowers. It showed readers how their favorite heroes would cope with
everyone having powers. This exciting interpretation of Avengers, Inhumans, Spider-Man
Family and many more super-powered fan-favorites finally make their way to the HeroClix
tabletop with the classic Earth X aesthetic!
Long-time HeroClix fans will be excited to see characters that haven’t been made in
quite some time, as well as never-before-clixed characters like The Skull, Stegron, Alistair
Smythe, and many more! Look for brand-new Equipment-Objects included with certain
Cost is $30 and includes (2) boosters, pizza, pop and prizes!
GROWN-UP GAME NIGHT Sat, Jan 26 (5PM @ Big Boiler Brewing)
“Beer & Board Games!” Some games will be provided, but feel free to bring your own
favorites! We’ll also be demoing newer games, and have some of those available for
purchase. 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 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!