MTG Standard Showdown

£5 entry
Ample Parking
Food and drink for sale on site.
Beginners are as welcome as experienced MTG players.

Need advice on your deck? Show up from our store opening time at 11am to discuss your ideas with our great MTG community.

Each week, you could win a rare or mythic rare from a currently legal Standard set, a premium basic land or a premium card of any rarity from a currently legal Standard set.


This tournament is all about throwing down and discovering which decks can bust Standard wide open. The Standard format is brand new with Ixalan! Will the Pro Tour juggernauts dominate? Or will your dark-horse contender rise above the fray? The next iconic Standard deck could be yours!

Standard Showdown events have a Planeswalker Points multiplier of 2x. This challenge is strictly Standard. So how about some tips if you’re looking for inspiration to fuel your creative fire!

MTG Standard Showdown

£5 entry
Ample Parking
Food and drink for sale on site.
Beginners are as welcome as experienced MTG players.

Need advice on your deck? Show up from our store opening time at 11am to discuss your ideas with our great MTG community.

Each week, you could win a rare or mythic rare from a currently legal Standard set, a premium basic land or a premium card of any rarity from a currently legal Standard set.


This tournament is all about throwing down and discovering which decks can bust Standard wide open. The Standard format is brand new with Ixalan! Will the Pro Tour juggernauts dominate? Or will your dark-horse contender rise above the fray? The next iconic Standard deck could be yours!

Standard Showdown events have a Planeswalker Points multiplier of 2x. This challenge is strictly Standard. So how about some tips if you’re looking for inspiration to fuel your creative fire!

Warhammer Underworlds Tournament

Welcome to our New Shadespire event!
£10 entry if booked in advance, £15 on the day.

PLEAE NOTE – There will be no Trophy for this event but there will be Tokens and Cards. Everyone will get a prize!

The event will be using the Matched play rules as found in the WU: Underworlds Rulebook.

Best of three matches.You’ll declare your Warband and Deck at Registration (and use the same all day) rather than choose at the start of each game.

The event will consist of 3 or more rounds depending on the number of players. (1-8 = 3 rounds, 9-16 = 4 rounds, etc.)

Round 1 starts at 12 noon.

Timings:

Each round will last 90 minutes. The first round draw will be a random draw but 2nd and subsequent rounds will be done by swiss. There will be a short 5-10 minute break between the games. If time is called in the round and you are still playing complete the game round you are on (activation and end phase) and proceed to the Victory phase (skipping any further rounds if you haven’t started them).

What do you need to bring:

– a WU Warband (models & matching fighter cards)
– at least 1 WU board
– a set of dice, objectives 1-5 and set of tokens you’ll need to play a game of WU with
– a minimum 20 card power deck
– a 12 card objective deck

Standard Deck construction rules apply as found in the rulebook and any Errata’s and FAQ’s including any banned and restricted cards.

At the end of the game work out who has won using standard Victory conditions after the End Phase of Round 3 (see the Rulebook for more info). Play a best of 3.

Liam Hearne: Airbrushing Masterclass Course

The course is divided into two days. The first takes airbrushing beginners through the basics and the second builds on newly developed skills and knowledge to demonstrate the great effects that can be achieved with this tool.

Cost of the 2-day course will be £120 and will need to be paid in advance.
Payment is currently only being accepted via PayPal or Direct Bank Transfer as our website is currently offline.
Please contact us for the details.

For those wishing to travel to this event and stay overnight there are several B&B’s in and around Stanton and in nearby Bury St Edmunds there is also a Travelodge.

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The aim of this 2 day course is for you to be able leave on the Sunday confident in being able to create beautiful airbrushed transitions on your miniatures and absolute confidence in using your airbrush.

On day 1 we are going to focus on the basics of airbrushing, this will include understanding, cleaning and maintaining your airbrush as well as possible applications including how different paints will act differently depending on how they are applied. By the end of the day you will have the confidence to operate and maintain your airbrush as well as be able to create a smooth blended transition.

Day 2 we will focus on more advanced techniques including glazing, filtering preshading, working with low pigment colours and most importantly creating blended transitions on smaller surfaces. By the end of the day you will understand, and have practiced, some of the more advanced techniques related to airbrushing.

What you need to bring.
– You will need to bring with you an airbrush and compressor
– you will need a vehicle and a few infantry of your choice already built and primed.

MTG Standard Showdown

£5 entry
Ample Parking
Food and drink for sale on site.
Beginners are as welcome as experienced MTG players.

Need advice on your deck? Show up from our store opening time at 11am to discuss your ideas with our great MTG community.

Each week, you could win a rare or mythic rare from a currently legal Standard set, a premium basic land or a premium card of any rarity from a currently legal Standard set.


This tournament is all about throwing down and discovering which decks can bust Standard wide open. The Standard format is brand new with Ixalan! Will the Pro Tour juggernauts dominate? Or will your dark-horse contender rise above the fray? The next iconic Standard deck could be yours!

Standard Showdown events have a Planeswalker Points multiplier of 2x. This challenge is strictly Standard. So how about some tips if you’re looking for inspiration to fuel your creative fire!

War of the Spark Planeswalker Event [Sealed]

War of the Spark Planeswalker Event!
The new and improved Store Championship!

Play a Sealed event for this awesome set and grab a cool foil promo if you do (while stocks last.1 per customer).
For this event you can use any colour of mana to cast planeswalkers!! So whatever you play, you can use all the Planeswalkers you pulled!!

3pm.
£22 entry.
6 boosters.
3 rounds.
Additional boosters added to prizes.
Game Mat for the winner.
Promos & prizes given on completion of the event.

Adeptus Titanicus 2000 points Tournament

The God-Engines walk to war! Be it in the name of the Emperor of Mankind or the Dark Gods of Chaos many Engines will perish this day!

Head on down to join the battle at Alpha Games first event for the awesome Adeptus Titanicus.

2000 point lists.
2.5 hour rounds.

Doors open and registration at 10am
Round 1 Start- 10:30
Round 1 Finish – 13:00
Lunch Break
Round 2 Start – 13:45
Round 2 Finish – 16:15
Round 3 Start – 16:30
Round 3 Finish – 19:00

We will be using all the normal rules and also the “stray shots” extra rule.
There will be no painting requirement and proxy weapons will be allowed at this event as long as you have a clear list of weapons for your opponent to view.

Entry for this event will be £10 if booked in advance and £15 on the day.

Warhammer 40k League

Alpha Games is pleased to announce our first Warhammer 40k League Event brought to you in association with Mr Simon Cooper!
Simon has designed the rules for this league so big thanks to him for getting this up and running!

Players for this event will be capped at 16, so if you want to book a spot then send us a message.
The league will be kicking off on Thursday the 2nd of May to give people a chance to get any last minute painting done!

Thursday nights at Alpha will be League nights, with spot prizes available, but you can play your games any day/night that you wish.

League Rules….
£10 entry.
Each player submits 2k list which cannot be changed until the playoffs.
Players must nominate a Codex as their main army / detachment and can use up to TWO detachments per game.
Your 2nd detachment can be from a different codex but you don’t get CP’s or access to the stratagems for the second detachment if not from the same codex.
Eg Knights main Guard secondary.
You get to use all stratagems and CP’s generated by Knights but you can’t use the CPs or Stratagems for Guard.

Painting.
All armies should be aiming for minimal 3 colours and based and there will be points awarded each game ( see below) but grey armies welcome.

The 16 players will be separated randomly into 4 groups called A,B,C,D where each players in the league will play each other.
After everyone has played everyone in their group, the top 2 of each group qualify for the knockout stages.
1st place A will face 2nd place B
1st place B will face 2nd place A
And so on.
The winners of these games will progress to the quarter finals and after that the final.

We will use pre determined ETERNAL WAR missions with pre determined missions but the final will be rolled randomly at the time.

Group games:
Game 1
Supplies from Above = Search And Destroy

Game 2
Vital Intelligence= Front Line Assault

Game 3
Cut Off the Head = Vanguard Strike

Play-off games:
Game 4
Narrow the Search = Hammer And Anvil

Game 5
The Four Pillars = Spearhead

Points will be….
100 pts + victory points for a win
50 pts + victory points for a draw
0 points + victory points for a loss

There’s also points up for grabs for painting.
3 points for above and beyond.
2 points for fully painted to specifications
1 points for some grey and painted
0 points for full grey

Time frame.
When we put you in a group you will have 6 weeks to fulfil your 3 group games with the play-offs and final organised after that, you can do this anyway you like but it will be organised between you and the other player in your group.

After each game report the results to either Simon Cooper or Chris at Alpha.
If by the end of the 6 weeks you haven’t fulfilled your games the outstanding games will be recorded as a draw with 0 VPs.

  • Unit 7 Shepards Grove (West)

  • Stanton

  • Bury St Edmunds

  • IP31 2AR

  • 01359 250707

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