News for September 2011
Black Friday VII 2
Participate in this venerable NYC A Game of Thrones tournament
A Game of Thrones LCG | Published 29 September 2011

Eddard Stark rode through the towering bronze doors of the Red Keep sore, tired, hungry, and irritable. He was still ahorse, dreaming of a long hot soak, a roast fowl, and a featherbed, when the king's steward told him that Grand Maester Pycelle had convened an urgent meeting of the small council. The honor of the Hand's presence was requested as soon as it was convenient.
  –George R. R. Martin, A Game of Thrones

The ravens have set to flight, carrying the message wide and far–a tournament for A Game of Thrones: The Card Game is to be held upon Black Friday, November 25th, 2011. With the recent changes to the FAQ, this is an exciting time to test the metagame with your favorite strategy. Can a few Maesters shift the balance of power between the Great Houses of Westeros? Will military might win the day? Seed your intrigues, gather reports from your spiders, and head to New York City to participate in this tournament full of tradition.

Convening the council

The New York Night’s Watch organizers and New York A Game of Thrones: The Card Game community are pleased to host the 7th Annual Black Friday Event on November 25th, 2011. Held the day after Thanksgiving, this is New York’s largest annual event for A Game of Thrones: The Card Game. With participants traveling from as far as Italy to test their skill, this is a fantastic opportunity for you to join us, and stake your claim for the title of the next Black Friday Champion!

Friday, November 25, 2011
11:30 am Registration; 12:00 pm Begins

Cranberry Café (second floor private room)
115 W 45th St. (Between 6th & 7th Ave.)
New York, NY 10036

Entrance Fee:
$20 (cash, on-site)

Dan or Chris, NYC Night’s Watch

If you plan to attend, please notify the event organizers by emailing with the subject line “Black Friday” and include your T-shirt size (medium, large, XXL, etc.)! Walk-in participants are welcome, but we cannot guarantee we will have a T-shirt in your size unless you register in advance.

Scheme for control of the realm!

The event will follow standard Fantasy Flight Games guidelines for a 1 vs. 1 “Joust” competition. Full rules for competitive play are available on the A Game of Thrones: The Card Game support page.

Participants will play five preliminary Swiss rounds, followed by a cut to elimination play. Depending on the turn-out, elimination play will feature the top four or top eight players from the Swiss rounds.

All LCG cards for A Game of Thrones: The Card Game released by or before November 1st, 2011 are legal for this event, excluding those “banned” for competition in the most recent FAQ. Additionally, the event will adhere to all clarifications and changes introduced within the current FAQ.

If you have questions about the event, prizes, or legality of cards, please contact Dan with the NYC Night’s Watch at

Based on George R.R. Martin's bestselling fantasy epic A Song of Ice and Fire, A Game of Thrones: The Card Game, playable by 2-4 players, brings the beloved heroes, villains, locations, and events of the world of Westeros to life through innovative game mechanics and the highly strategic game play. The Living Card Game format allows players to customize their gaming experience with monthly Chapter Pack expansions to the core game.

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Mathias Fricot
Published: 11/24/2011 4:39:51 PM

Best of luck everybody.
Price of War those Ghaston Greys!

Published: 10/1/2011 4:03:53 AM

 VII edition. WOo congrats guys for the event and good luck for this year, wish you a lot of players, surprising decks and resounding victories.

In the same time -here in France- we have the biggest Regional tournament called "Tourney for the Hand 2011".

Is there any chance to leave an announcement on this site? 

Best wishes


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