• SOI Prerelease

    SOI Prerelease

    Magic The Gathering
    Posted on Wednesday, March 16th, 2016 at 12:17 PM by

    The weekend of April 2nd & 3rd brings us another MTG prerelease.  All events will be $30.  Here is the lineup.

    Saturday Midnight Sealed (after FNM)

    Saturday 1pm Sealed

    Saturday 7pm Sealed

    Sunday 1pm 2HG Sealed

    Registration begins 1 hour before the event start time.



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  • Oath of Game Day

    Oath of Game Day

    Magic The Gathering
    Posted on Wednesday, January 27th, 2016 at 2:14 PM by

    OGW Game Day is on February 13th & 14th.

    Entry $5
    Registration @ Noon
    Starts @ 1pm
    STANDARD Format
    Recommended Rounds ONLY
    NO Top 8
    Prizes based on standings.

    100% Store Credit Prize Pool
    1st Place gets 50% of store credit and the PLAYMAT
    Top 8 receive JORI EN, RUIN DIVER promos
    ALL participants receive IMMOLATING GLARE


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  • OATH Prerelease

    OATH Prerelease

    Magic The Gathering
    Posted on Wednesday, January 6th, 2016 at 2:55 PM by

    The weekend of January 16th & 17th brings us another MTG prerelease.  All events will be $30.  Here is the lineup.

    Saturday Midnight Sealed (after FNM)

    Saturday 1pm Sealed

    Saturday 7pm Sealed

    Sunday 1pm 2HG Sealed

    Registration begins 1 hour before the event start time.



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  • BREAKpoint Prerelease

    BREAKpoint Prerelease

    Posted on Wednesday, December 9th, 2015 at 2:18 PM by

    Sunday, January 31st, will be DCG’s first Pokemon Prerelease!  BREAKpoint is coming in February and this is your chance to get some before it’s in stores.  Here’s all the info –

    Entry – $30
    Registration – 1pm
    Event Start – 2pm

    You’ll get 6 packs of BREAKpoint and a promo with your entry.  Add’l packs will be available as prizes.

    Hope to see you all there!

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  • Pokemon Pulse

    Pokemon Pulse

    Collectible Card Games, Pokemon
    Posted on Thursday, January 31st, 2013 at 6:32 AM by

    by Andrew Pomponio

    It’s been a grand length of absence prior to me getting back into the world of Pokémon TCG and over the past month or two I’ve been rediscovering the world of collecting, competitive play and casual league nights. The various elements that have changed over the years give the game more depth and strategy requirements. Pokémon now have more HP, we have the EX Pokémon available that bring next level ferocity to a deck, and trainers also now include things such as tools and stadiums.

    When I started playing again my main desire was to attend some tournaments. Pokémon League nights offer a great environment to play casually and trade but they lack the sheer volume of opponents and the thrill of attaining a prize. Upon researching decks and cards that were tournament legal I had noticed the cost of singles are far higher than in my youthful days of the early millennium. Some Pokémon EX cards can go for as high as $40.00 and even the uncommon card Pokémon Catcher, a staple in almost every deck, can fetch $15 apiece. Recently though, a new build of deck has emerged in the competitive world and it can be put together for a fairly modest price.

    Sigilyph is a basic psychic Pokémon from the set Dragons Exalted with 90hp, 1 attack, 1 ability and a retreat of 1 colorless with weakness to psychic. It’s the ability of this Pokémon that makes it formidable against heavy hitters like Darkrai and Landerous. Safeguard reads, “Prevent all effects of attacks, including damage, done to this Pokémon by Pokémon-EX”. This simple ability can completely disable some of the decks currently in competitive play which focus on using EX’s to win the game and has placed 1st in various tournaments around the world. The deck focuses on 4 Sigilyph and several Mewtwo EX as the versatile counter to your opponent’s non-EX Pokémon.

    The deck uses your standard trainers to search out cards; Professor Juniper, N, Skyla, Ultra Ball, Computer Search and Level Ball. It also uses the Skyarrow Bridge to reduce Sigilyph’s retreat cost to nothing so that you can retreat without sacrificing energy. The most expensive card in this deck is Pokémon Catcher, a card that allows you to switch your opponent’s active Pokémon with one of their benched Pokémon of your choosing. This will help keep their EX Pokémon active when battling Sigilyph, and can bring out their non-EX Pokémon when you have Mewtwo EX active. The deck also makes use of Crushing hammer and Enhanced Hammer to discard your opponent’s energy, slowing them down further. You can substitute in other various trainers in varying quantities such as Tool Scrapper, Eviolite to protect your Sigilphs, Energy Switch to move your energy around on both attackers as well as Pluspower to help you with killing blows. I would also recommend Super Scoop Up to provide potential healing for your damaged Pokémon.

    In the end, this deck can be built for less than or close to $100.00 and utilizes the creative use of non-EX Pokémon in a powerful and clever way.

    Deck List

    4 Sigilyph (Dragons Exhaulted) 52/124
    2 Mewtwo EX (Next Destinies) 54/99

    8 Psychic Energy
    4 Double Colorless Energy

    4 Professor Juniper
    4 N
    4 Skyla
    4 Pokemon Catcher
    4 Energy Switch
    4 Crushing Hammer
    2 Enhanced Hammer
    3 Ultra ball
    2 Eviolite
    2 Level Ball
    2 Pluspower
    2 Tool Scrapper
    2 Skyarrow Bridge
    1 Super Rod
    1 Computer Search

    • Blog by: Andrew Pomponio
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  • GPT: Toronto Top 4

    GPT: Toronto Top 4

    Posted on Monday, January 21st, 2013 at 9:36 PM by

    With the new website comes a couple of deck lists that should have been seen. Well our first place Lucas played a 4 color reanimator. This version of the deck uses the Iona lock as well as [mtg_card]elesh norn, grand cenobite[/mtg_card] to wipe away any little guys your opponent may have. With Modern decks being such a wide array of possibilities this deck allows you to get the threat you need and lock up the game.

    [mtg_deck title=”4 Color Reanimator Lucas Lorenz”]
    1 iona, shield of emeria
    1 elesh norn, grand cenobite
    3 snapcaster mage
    3 deathrite shaman
    3 liliana of the veil
    4 lingering souls
    1 crime//punishment
    1 unburial rites
    1 life from the loam
    1 raven’s crime
    2 duress
    2 inquisition of kozilek
    2 remand
    3 abrupt decay
    3 path to exile
    4 gifts ungiven
    1 plains
    1 swamp
    1 forest
    1 island
    1 celestial colonnade
    1 urborg, tomb of yawgmoth
    1 ghost quarter
    1 creeping tar pit
    2 drowned catacombs
    1 twilight mire
    4 verdant catacombs
    4 marsh flats
    1 temple garden
    1 overgrown tomb
    1 watery grave
    1 godless shrine
    1 breeding pool
    1 hallowed fountain

    2 timely reinforcements
    3 fulminator mage
    1 tormod’s crypt
    2 aven mindcensor
    3 stoney silence
    3 rule of law
    1 damnation

    Lets take a look at what he played against in the finals with 2nd place, Thomas York. It seems U/W is making a showing in modern..York is always ahead of the curve.

    [mtg_deck title=”U/W Control by Thomas York”]
    3 hallowed fountain
    4 seachrome coast
    4 tectonic edge
    4 celestial colonnade
    2 faerie conclave
    1 scalding tarn
    1 misty rainforest
    1 arid mesa
    2 plains
    4 island
    4 kitchen finks
    3 vendileon clique
    4 snapcaster mage
    3 geist of saint traft
    4 restoration angel
    1 sword of feast of famine
    4 spellsnare
    4 mana leak
    4 path to exile
    2 cryptic command
    1 dismember
    1 steel sabotage
    2 threads of disloyalty
    2 aven mindcensor
    2 negate
    2 supreme verdict
    1 disenchant
    1 rule of law
    1 rest in peace
    1 relic of progenitus
    1 kataki, wars wage
    1 annul

    In 3rd place we have the dashing Jared Carrier…

    [mtg_deck title=”Affinity by Jared Carrier”]
    2 tezzeret, agent of bolas
    3 arcbound ravager
    3 steel overseer
    2 steelshaper’s gift
    4 master of etherium
    4 signal pest
    4 vault skirge
    3 memnite
    4 ornithopter
    4 cranial plating
    4 galvanic blast
    3 springleaf drum
    4 mox opal
    4 darksteel citadel
    4 inkmoth nexus
    4 glimmervoid
    4 gemstone mine
    4 inquisition of kozilek
    4 tidehollow sculler
    3 pithing needle
    1 tezzeret, agent of bolas
    3 dispatch

    4th Place was another affinity by the commanding Daniel Favano
    [mtg_deck title=”Affinity by Daniel Favano”]
    4 vault skirge
    4 memnite
    1 master of etherium
    3 ornithopter
    4 arcbound ravager
    4 steel overseer
    4 signal pest
    4 cranial plating
    4 mox opal
    3 galvanic blast
    4 springleaf drum
    1 welding jar
    4 thoughtcast
    3 glimmervoid
    4 inkmoth nexus
    4 darksteel citadel
    1 island
    4 blinkmoth nexus

    1 whipflare
    3 ethersworn cannonist
    2 rest in peace
    1 ray of revelation
    2 dismember
    2 thought seize
    2 etched champion
    2 ancient grudge

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  • PTQ: San Diego

    PTQ: San Diego

    Posted on Monday, January 21st, 2013 at 9:04 PM by

    Alex Khanin, a regular here at Troll did a fantastic job at PTQ: San Diego hosted by Above and Beyond. He was kind enough to share the elite deck with us. Take a look! Khanin commented that the deck needs a better plan against Tron. Ghost quarter and surgical is a possible plan but maybe something else would be advised for the board.

    [mtg_deck title=”Russian Bant”]
    //Creatures: 21
    4 Noble Hierarch
    3 Geist of Saint Traft
    3 Kitchen Finks
    3 Qasali Pridemage
    2 Vendillion Clique
    2 Eternal Witness
    2 Restoration Angel
    2 Snapcaster Mage
    Planeswalkers: 2
    2 Elspeth, Knight-Errant
    //Spells: 16
    4 Path to exile
    3 Mana Leak
    3 Vapor Snag
    2 Spell Pierce
    2 Spell Snare
    1 Cryptic Command
    1 Redirect
    //Lands: 21
    4 Misty Rainforest
    2 Marsh Flats
    1 Verdant Catacombs
    2 Hallowed Fountain
    2 Temple Garden
    1 Breeding Pool
    1 Razorverge Thicket
    1 Seachrome Coast
    1 Eijano Castle
    1 Moorland Haunt
    2 Island
    1 Forest
    1 Plains
    1 Celestial Columnade
    2 Ghost Quarters
    2 Surgical Extraction
    2 Mirrian Crusader
    2 Stony Silence
    2 Leyline of Sanctity
    2 Nature’s Claim
    2 Celestial Purge
    1 Detention Sphere

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  • GateCrash Pre-release Signup!

    GateCrash Pre-release Signup!

    Collectible Card Games, Magic The Gathering
    Posted on Monday, January 21st, 2013 at 8:10 PM by


    Gatecrash Prerelease Events only $30 per person!

    (Additional events only $25.00)

    2 pack rounds for every event!!

    Saturday 1/26 Timbers Hotel

    Sealed Midnight PreRelease
    Registration begins at 9pm.
    Event caps at 140 players.

    Sealed Noon PreRelease
    Registration begins at 9am.
    Event caps at 140 players.

    Sealed Noon 2HG PreRelease
    Registration begins at 9am.
    Event caps at 16 teams.

    Hotel Features Include:
    $79 rooms sleeps 4 : $89 rooms sleeps 6
    Free Breakfast for all guests staying at the hotel
    Restaurant/Bar in the hotel

    Sunday 1/27 @ Troll Country Games

    Sealed Midnight PreRelease
    Registration begins at 9pm.
    Event caps at 48 players.

    Sealed Noon PreRelease
    Registration begins at 10am.
    Event caps at 24 players.

    Sealed Noon 2HG Prerelease
    Registration begins at 9am
    Event Caps at 12 teams.

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  • Warhammer 40k Tournament (18 Player Cap)

    Warhammer 40k Tournament (18 Player Cap)

    Warhammer 40k
    Posted on Tuesday, January 8th, 2013 at 7:21 PM by


    Warhammer 40k 2000 Pts Tournament


    Email: Admin@trollcountrygames.com to RSVP

    Date: Janruary 12th, February 9th Registration: 9:00 Am, Tournament Start: 10:00 Am

    Missions: Out of 40k Rulebook RSVP @: http://www.facebook.com/events/100591180111188/

    Tournament Entry Fee and Prize Support:

    Entry Fee: Buy To play (Minimum of $10 MSRP in Product)…INFO: 18 PLAYER CAP, 3 ROUNDS

    Prizes: Prize for Painting, Door Prizes, and 1st Place wins 100% of purchase in store credit.

    Now here is the fun part! The tournament winner will receive store credit equal to the amount of his entry.

    Example: Player buys $25 dollars in product. Player wins the tournament and gains $25 dollars in store


    *Note that all players keep their item or items bought for entry into the tournament.

    The amount of risk is up to you, so this allows for the casual player to risk little and enjoy three solid

    games. Or for the competitive player who wishes to hedge their bets to win big!!


    Troll Country Games

    6780 E Hampden Ave

    Denver CO 80224

    Phone:720-514-9911 Website: www.trollcountrygames.com

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