The Gaming Goat Elmhurst will be hosting a dedicated CCG room at Frosty Faustings X! Entry into the CCG room only requires a casual/spectator badge which can be purchased online for $15 through 1/12 or at the door for $20. The casual/spectator badge also includes entry into our main ballroom with lots of artists & vendors and free play of your favorite FGC games! You can also enter the cosplay contest with a casual/spectator badge too!
Check out the schedule of events below or their Facebook Event Page!
Magic: The Gathering
It’s the Rivals of Ixalan release weekend! We’ll have draft and sealed events going to start your collection and give you a solid feel for how it’ll add to the game.
Kicking off Friday afternoon with a Modern constructed tournament, followed by a Sealed tournament for the new set – Rivals of Ixalan. It’s a Friday so we’ll have Friday Night Magic promos
Saturday is Draft day, warming up with Iconic Masters, then going into Rivals of Ixalan. We’ll have draft weekend promos up for grabs at the Rivals tournament. We’re finishing with a Commander Tournament from 7pm until it’s done! We’ll run 4 player pods, and use the Star City Games point system.
2:00pm – 7:00pm: Modern Constructed
7:00pm – 12:00am: Rivals of Ixalan Sealed
10:00am – 2:00pm: Iconic Masters Draft
2:00pm – 7:00pm: Rivals of Ixalan Draft
7:00pm – 12:00am: Commander Tournament
The Ultra Prism prerelease starts this weekend and runs through the next week. We always run one at midnight, to give the first shot at it as soon as its available, and for this set it will be held at Frosty Faustings X.
Friday is the big day, starting with an Expanded format tournament, then Standard. It all leads up to the Ultra Prism prerelease at 12:01am Saturday morning! Come early to play all your decks through the day, or come with just your wits for the prerelease.
Saturday, after some sleep, we’ll have another Standard tournament running mid-day.
1:00pm – 6:00pm: Pokemon Expanded
6:00pm – 11:00pm: Pokemon Standard
12:00am – 3:00am: Ultra Prism Pre-release (1 hour after venue close)
12:00pm – 5:00pm: Pokemon Standard
Saturday we’ll be running Final Fantasy Trading Card Game tournaments. First a draft for anyone new to the game to form a small deck, then constructed tournament will go through the evening. The man who links and runs the community throughout the Chicago area will be on site to help run and introduce the game! We’ll have open learn-to-play time scheduled on Friday evening, and anyone can stop by to get an intro throughout the weekend.
5:00pm – 8:00pm: Learn to Play Final Fantasy
1:00pm – 5:00pm: Final Fantasy Draft
5:00pm – 10:00pm: Final Fantasy Constructed