Updates

June Update

It’s getting warmer outside, and busier in the store. With that we have a few seasonal changes:

Summer hours start May 29th!

We will be open during the following hours from Tuesday, May 29th through Sunday, September 2nd:

  • Monday          Closed
  • Tuesday          Noon – 9:00pm
  • Wednesday    Noon – 9:00pm
  • Thursday       Noon – 9:00pm
  • Friday             Noon – 11:00pm
  • Saturday        Noon – 9:00pm
  • Sunday           Noon – 5:00pm

Additional Events!

  • Pokemon League on Saturday afternoons
  • Saturday evening RPGs
  • Magic: the Gathering Brawl on Sunday afternoons
  • Open Play for Warhammer (40K & Age of Sigmar) on Tuesday and Saturday evenings
  • Once-a-month All-Day Sunday Warmachine event hosted by James
  • Once-a-Month Saturday board game demos

Special Events!

Malifaux Henchman Hardcore on May 5th

Rune & Board will be hosting a Henchman Hardcore on May 5th, from 3pm to 5:30pm. This is a FREE event for players with some experience with Malifaux.

According to Wyrd: “Henchman Hardcore is a tournament version of Malifaux which focuses on quick, brutal decision making. It is perfect for a group which wants to face a new challenge and experiment with Malifaux in a slightly different environment. The key differences between Henchman Hardcore and regular Malifaux are the reduced game size (20 Soulstones) and the fact that all Crews must be led by a Henchman.”

There will be prize support for this event, depending on turnout. See the Wyrd forum for more info.

International Table Top Day!

This Saturday is International Table Top Day! We will have open play available with our board game library and hopefully will have some new games available as well. Snacks and drinks will be provided and we’ll be running raffles from noon until 7, but you have to be here to win!

Our current schedule of events:

11am to 7pm – Open Play!
11am – Millennium Blades Learn to Play w/ Jeremy
1pm – Pokemon League (free!)
2pm – Rising Sun Learn to Play w/ Philip
3pm – Final Fantasy TCG Constructed ($6 entry)
5pm – Dominaria DRAFT ($15 entry)
6pm – Fiasco! (playset TBD)

All board games will be 20% Saturday only, so be sure to come in and check out the sale!

April Updates!

April will be a busy month for us at Rune & Board. We have our Store Championship April 8th, a Learn to Play scheduled April 15th, a Dominaria Pre-release April 21st and 22nd and International Tabletop Day on April 29th.

For the Learn to Play day, we decided to take our regularly scheduled Magic Open House and expand it to include Dungeons & Dragons, Pokémon, and the Final Fantasy TCG. All events are free, promos available while supplies last. The MtG Open House promo for this set is Llanowar Elves, reprinted for the first time since 2016.

Our planned schedule for Learn to Play Day:

  • Magic: the Gathering – 12:30pm to 3pm
  • Pokémon – 1:30 to 3pm
  • Dungeons & Dragons – 12:30pm to 2:30pm and 3pm to 5pm
  • Final Fantasy TCG – 2:30pm to 5pm

On the 21st and 22nd, we’ll be running 4 events for Dominaria Pre-release:

  • Friday @ Midnight
  • Saturday @ 11:00am & 6pm
  • Two-Headed Giant on Sunday at 1pm.

Pre-register now for $25, $29 day of the event or take advantage of one of our specials:

  • “I’ll Sleep When I’m Dead” for $72, includes entry to the midnight event and 2 other events
  • “I AM DOMINARIA!” for $160 which includes entry to 3 events plus a booster box (to be picked up at pre-release!)

Stay tuned for more about International Tabletop Day! We’re still working out the schedule so message us if you’re interested in running your favorite game.

Final Fantasy TCG Opus 5 Pre-Release and other March Events

Good news, everyone! Rune & Board will be once again holding a Final Fantasy TCG Pre-Release on March 17th! We have 24 spots available, preregistration is under way.

For $35, Each player will receive a kit containing:

  • 6 Opus V booster packs
  • an exclusive Lightning foil promo card
  • exclusive sleeves featuring Scions of the Seventh Dawn

We’re paying out to 4th place, so prize support will be:
1st Place – choice of 1 Opus V Starter Deck + 3 Packs*
2nd Place – choice of 1 Opus V Starter Deck + 2 Packs*
3rd Place – choice of 1 Opus V Starter Deck + 1 Packs*
4th Place – choice of 3 Booster Packs
Additional prize packs* will be based on turnout. Since Opus 5 doesn’t come out until March 23rd, prize packs must be from Opus I – IV.

With the release of Masters 25, we’re running a special draft on March 16th. Entry is $39, with 1 pack per match win into the prize pool. Was your favorite card included?

Other event highlights for March:

  • Every Sunday we’re running open play for Legend of the 5 Rings, the latest LCG from Fantasy Flights. This is a revival of the original version from the 90s. Check out Fantasy Flight’s website for more info
  • Saturdays from 5 to close, we’re running Warhammer Open Play, in addition to our regular Tuesday night.
  • Miniature Build and Paint on Saturday the 24th from 2pm to 5pm.
  • Chadd is hosting a Warmachine/Hordes Ticket Take Down March 31st, at Out of This World Pizza. $25 entry includes pizza for lunch. First prize is entry to Lock and Load in Bellevue WA, June 22nd through June 24.

 

January 2018 Update

As we come to the end of our first full year in business we’re considering the year ahead. 

In January, we’ll be switching to winter hours through March. These are similar to our original opening hours, with a few changes. 

  • Monday – Close
  • Tuesday – 1:00pm to 9:00pm
  • Wednesday – 1:00pm to 9:00pm
  • Thursday – 1:00pm to 9:00pm
  • Friday – 1:00pm to 11:00pm
  • Saturday – Noon to 8:00pm
  • Sunday – Noon to 5:00pm

As usual, we will stay open later if there are events going.

 

Organized Play and AL have grown much larger than we anticipated; there are frequently more players than open seats. The same is true of reservations for use of our tables for private games.

Beginning in 2018:

  • Table Reservation fees will be $5 per person, to be paid by the person making the reservation. This fee will be then become store credit usable for anything in the store, but not for future reservations. This is a continuation of a policy we started a few months ago. If you want to reserve space for a long term campaign, we can work with you on fees and how they’re collected.
  • For D&D, and other hosted games, there is a required $5 minimum purchase for players per session. This is something you may pay in advance to cover multiple sessions.
  • For event hosts – for each event you host you will get 1 free session. 
  • You can also earn free sessions with in-store purchases. With a $25 purchase, you’ll get a card good for 6 play sessions. With every additional $25 in purchases, you’ll get an additional card. Full cards can be added to our monthly raffle for cool prizes.

Participants of game demos, Open Play events (like Tabletop Tuesdays and Commander Night), and events with a current entry fee will not be required to pay the fee. If there’s a game you are passionate about and want to host a demo or open play, contact us.

 

We also realized we need to have a Return/Exchange policy:

  • Items may be returned if unopened and in like-new condition within 14 days for full refund with receipt.
  • Items may be exchanged if unopened and in like-new condition within 30 days with receipt.
  • Clearance items may not be returned, unless defective. These items will be marked with discount labels.
  • Collectible products may not be returned. These include: Magic the Gathering, Pokemon, Dragon Ball Super, Yu Gi Oh!, Final Fantasy TCG, etc.
  • Special order items may not be returned, unless defective. 
  • Snacks and Drinks may not be returned.

Pokemon League Starting Soon!

We’re glad to announce that we’ve received approval for an official Pokémon League! The new season starts December 2nd, from 1pm to 3pm. We’ll have materials for 10 players so if you or your children are interested, come in and sign up!

Pokémon League is for players of all ages and all skill levels. We’re planning on running a Pokémon standard league, so only sets from XY – BREAKthrough and on will be allowed.

Hope to see you there!