Battle Merchants: Casual Play and Demo: 4/28/15

All experience levels welcome.

Battle Merchants is one of the games that surprised us at GenCon. Players are arms dealers competing with each other to supply Elves, Dwarves, Orcs, and Hobgoblins with weaponry. All experience levels are welcome and the more the merrier. We'll have a moderator on hand for those who are new to the game. 

If you decide to buy Battle Merchants tonight, you can get a second game of equal or lesser value for 30% off! 

Start: 6:30PM

L5R - Swap Meet: 5/1/15

It's time to get those proxies out of your deck for the league, for the 5/9 tournament, and for the upcoming Kotei on 5/16 in Columbia. To help with this, we are designating this as a night to bring in your cards and do some serious trading. We're also offering a promotion for part of the night.

Start: 6PM

Format: Bring in your cards and plan what you want to find so you can trade with others.

Promotion: From 6 - 9PM boosters will be 10% off for any league member. This does not stack with the full booster box discount. 

We hope to see you in tonight. We'll have our cards ready to go!

D&D Dice Masters Tournament: 5/2/15

D&D Dice Masters has been one of the most popular of the Dice Masters sets. The OP kit released this week and we're excited to use it as prize support for this tournament. So bring out your decks and dice and battle for the fate of Faerun!

Start: 6:00PM
Entry Fee: $5
Prize Support: WizKid's D&D Month 1 OP Kit.

Format - Constructed: Players should bring action cards, action dice, and some means of tracking their life. Teams are assembled with 8 cards, 20 dice, and 20 life. Players do have the option of playing with less than 20 dice. The tournament will be Swiss style and each round is the best of 3 matches. There will be a 45 minute time limit.

Star Trek Attack Wing - Peak Performance Tournament: 5/5/15

Come play some Attack Wing tonight! We will be running the STAW: Peak Performance OP Kit.

Start: 6:30PM
Squadron Size: 120points preconstructed
Entry Fee: $5 (no blinds)
Prize Support:  Peak Performance OP Kit

Betrayal at House on the Hill - Casual Play and Demo: 5/5/15

All experience levels welcome.

Betrayal is a semi-cooperative game. Players are investigators who have - for various reasons - decided to explore a haunted house. As they uncover rooms, omens, items, and events are uncovered. Each new omen edges the group closer to "the haunting." When the haunting occurs, one of the group becomes the betrayer. Then it is the remaining investigators versus the house and the betrayer as each side attempts to accomplish their hidden agenda!

Start: 6:30PM

If you buy Betrayal tonight, you can get a second game of equal or lesser value for 30% off.

Conquest - Casual Play: 5/5/15

All experience levels welcome!

This is a night for players old and new to have fun playing. If you've been curious, come on in and learn from some great players who love teaching. If you've got lots of experience, come play with others that do too!

Start: 7PM

Dead of Winter - Demo: 5/7/2015

No experience necessary.

Since it was first printed, Dead of Winter has been sold out. It is a meta-cooperative psychological survival game. This means players are working together toward one common victory condition — but for each individual player to achieve victory, he must also complete his personal secret objective. This game has an excellent theme, is story driven, and keeps people engaged with all the choices and challenges they face.

Start: 7PM
Registration: Seating is limited. Walk-ins are welcome to come, but we will take those who have registered first and in the order they signed up.

L5R - Constructed Tournament: 5/8/15

The Columbia Kotei is next week. It's time to test the mettle of your decks. No proxies this time friends!

Start: 6:30PM
Entry: $8 for league members, $12 for non-league members
Format: Constructed, Twenty Festivals Arc
Prize Out: (dollar amounts are awarded as in-store credit)
  • 4 participants: $10 first, 4 broken down packs
  • 8 participants: $20 first, 6 broken down packs
  • 12 participants: $40 first, 8 broken down packs
  • 16 participants: $60 first, 10 broken down packs
Netrunner - Casual Play and Demo: 5/8/15

All experience levels welcome!

Android: Netrunner is an asymmetrical Living Card Game for two players. Set in the cyberpunk future of Android and Infiltration, the game pits a megacorporation and its massive resources against the subversive talents of lone runners. 

Tonight experienced and new players can come together to practice and learn Netrunner. Find out if you have what it takes to run on the tyrannical corporations. Or explore if you have the strategy and skill to save your company and world from the anarchists.

Start: 7PM

If you buy Netrunner tonight, you can get another game of equal or lesser value for 30% off.

Seasons: Casual Play and Demo: 5/9/15

All experience levels welcome!

The greatest sorcerers of the kingdom have gathered at the heart of the Argos forest, where the legendary tournament of the 12 seasons is taking place. At the end of the three year competition, the new archmage of the kingdom of Xidit will be chosen from among the competitors. Take your place, wizard! Equip your ancestral magical items, summon your most faithful familiars to your side and be ready to face the challenge! 

Start: 6PM

If you buy Seasons tonight, you can buy a second game of equal or lesser value for 30% off.

Risk Tournament: 5/9/15

Risk Tournament
Start Time: 6:30pm
Entry Fee: $5

Corporate America - Casual Play and Demo: 5/12/15

All experience levels welcome.

In Corporate America, a political satire game about corporate influence of government, players take the role of corporations that manipulate the population, government, and each other to maximize profits. Players keep their money secret until the end of the game, when the player with the most money wins.

Start: 6:30PM

If you buy Corporate America tonight, you can get a second game of equal or lesser value 30% off. 

Unmasters Tournament: 5/16/15

The local Press Ganger, Keaton, is going to be running an "UnMasters" tournament on Saturday, May 16th. Masters events are meant to test your mettle as a general of your faction. 

Please pre-register for this event. This lets Keaton get an early head count and ensures we have all the tables ready to go for when you enter the store. 

Here's what else you need to know:

Registration: 10:30AM, Bring your lists.
Start: 11AM
Entry: $5
Format: It's 50pt, 2 lists, and will follow the Masters packet.
Prize Out: Steamroller Pins

If you have any questions, you can e-mail us or drop a line at the Charlotte Warmahordes facebook page.

D&D Expeditions: 5/16/15

We play Expeditions every third Saturday. If you want to secure a spot, you'll need to sign up. Sign up will be opened on 5/1/2015.

We have a game dedicated to younger players with an age range around 10 - 16 years old. Parents do need to be in the store to help monitor their children. While children will get priority seating for this game, parents are welcome to participate if there is room.

The schedule of games will be posted on 5/1/2015. All of them will start at 6PM.

Netrunner Tournament: 5/18/15

It's the third Monday, so it's Netrunner night! Come join the community and compete for Netrunner prizes and in-store credit.

Start Time: 6:30PM
Entry Fee: $5
Prize Support: It'll scale to the number of participants.

Roll for the Galaxy - Casual Play and Demo: 5/19/15

Roll for the Galaxy is a dice game of building space empires for 2–5 players. Your dice represent your populace, whom you direct to develop new technologies, settle worlds, and ship goods. The player who best manages his workers and builds the most prosperous empire wins!

Start: 6:30PM

If you demo and buy Roll for the Galaxy tonight, you can get a second game of equal or lesser value for 30% off. 

Conquest Tournament: 5/19/15

Conquest tournaments are fast paced, so don't worry about a long, late night. This is a great time to come in, have some competitive fun, and get to know our community.

Start: 7PM
Cost: $5
Prize Support: Yes and it will scale to the number of players.

Ogre - Casual Play: 5/22/15

All experience levels welcome.

This is a classic war game. We have it in its Kickstarter size at the store. It's big, it's beautiful, and it's fun. Come check it out!

Start: 7:00PM

X-Wing - Dogfight: 5/23/15

: 11:45, Start: 12:00
Entry Fee: $5
Squad Size: 100 points (Rebel, Imperial or Scum & Villainy)
Tournament Rounds: 60 minutes 
Prize Support: Yes, it will scale to the number of participants and will include promo cards!

Era of the Ninja - Casual Play and Demo: 5/23/15

All experience levels welcome.

Era of the Ninja is a game of stealth and combat in which players take on the role of ninja attempting to eliminate the lord of a castle in feudal Japan. Players may sneak through the castle or fight, but must be careful as the enemy is actively searching for them.

Start: 6PM

If you buy Era of the Ninja tonight, you can buy a second game of equal or lesser value for 30% off.

Ticket to Ride - Casual Play: 5/25/15

All experience levels welcome. 

If you aren't familiar with this game, it's a simple game that plays in about 30 - 60 minutes. The goal of the game is to get the most points by laying down train routes. You gain those points in various ways including having the longest continuous route, accomplishing destination routes, and laying routes of varying lengths. It's a fun, easy game to play and enjoy. 

Start: 3PM

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Firefly - Casual Play: 5/25/15

In Firefly, players captain their own Firefly-class transport ship, traveling the 'Verse with a handpicked crew of fighters, mechanics and other travelers. As a captain desperate for work, players are compelled to take on any job — so long as it pays.

Players familiar with the TV series and movie will find the game does a good job capturing the feel of Firefly.

Start: 4PM 

Alien Frontiers - Casual Play and Demo: 5/26/15

All experience levels welcome.

Do you have what it takes to be a deep space colonist? An alien frontier awaits the brave and daring! This new planet will be harsh, but if you have the skills to manage your resources, build a fleet, research alien life, and settle colonies, the world can be yours. Alien Frontiers is a game of resource management and planetary development.

Start: 6:30PM

If you buy Alien Frontiers tonight, you can get a second game of equal or lesser value for 30% off.

L5R Constructed Tournament: 5/30/15

It's the end of the league. League members can get their last round of points in tonight (2 points for participation, 3 influence if you win with your league clan). At the end of the tournament, we will prize out both for the tournament and for the league.

Start: 6PM
Entry Fee: $8 League Members, $12 Non-League Members
Format: Constructed, Twenty Festivals Arc
Prize Out: (money is awarded as in-store credit)
  • 4 participants: Promos, $15 first place, 2 broken down packs to pick cards from.
  • 8 participants: Promos, $50 first place
  • 12 participants: Promos, $50 first place, $15 second, 3 broken down packs
  • 16 participants: Promos, $75 first place, $15 second, 3 broken down packs
L5R League: 4/3 - 5/30/15

It's a new league season and we're excited to watch as our local players get ready for Kotei competitions and incorporate the new Twenty Festivals cards. 

Free RPG Day: 6/20/15

This is an early call out for DMs, GMs, Storytellers, etc. Free RPG Day will be on Saturday, June 20th and we want to have a day full of games. If you would be willing to run a session of your favorite RPG, please contact us at If you'd like to run one of the games included with the Free RPG Day box, let us know.


WM/H - Path of Devastation: Broken Roads: 5/4 - 5/30/15

Broken Roads, the second of the four part Path of Devastation league, will be running 5/4 - 5/30/2015. Participation in the league means that players will get a participation pin. There are no inherent prizes in this league because hobby and game points go to building up a player's hero. However, we will be giving out some very basic prizes as well. For details on prizes, rules, or events, check out our Broken Roads page.

GenCon: 7/30 - 8/2/15 

If you're interested in attending GenCon and would like to be part of an organized mass transport of some kind, check out our GenCon Sign-up Page. Right now, we're looking to gauge the interest people have in traveling with others. Also, we won't be booking any lodgings, but we're happy to help you find others who are looking to share hotel expenses. 

D&D Encounters: Wednesdays at 7PM

If you've been looking for an RPG that you can attend weekly or sporadically, this might be a good way to go! We have a large group of players, and several DMs on hand to meet the need, so come on in and join a game! 

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Your Local Game Store

Your Local Game Store
Located in the Charlotte area, directly across from the Matthews Downtown Post Office, Your Local Game Store is a family friendly game store specializing in board games and tabletop games for all ages and interests.

We have tables for you to use, and many different kinds of games in our Games Library for you to play. We have party games, strategy games, kids games, role playing games, and lots more for you to check out. Not sure what game to try next? Let us help find the right game for you!

Store Hours:
 Monday - Thursday
 Noon - 10 pm
 Friday  Noon - Midnight
 Saturday  10 am - Midnight
 Sunday  Closed