News for February 2012
Announcing Days of Ice and Fire 2012
Cross the Narrow Sea for a weekend of intrigue, combat, and great games
Days of Ice and Fire 2012 | Published 28 February 2012

Off to starboard a hand large enough to crush the boat was reaching up from the murky depths. Only the tops of two fingers broke the river’s surface, but as the Shy Maid eased on past he could see the rest of the hand rippling below the water and a pale face looking up.
   
–George R.R. Martin, A Dance with Dragons

The great Houses venture in new realms as they expand their intrigues to the lands of Essos.

Fantasy Flight Games is proud to present three days of fun and fantasy in the world of A Song of Ice and Fire. May 18th – 20th, 2012 at the Fantasy Flight Games Event Center in Roseville, MN, Days of Ice and Fire is a three-day celebration of George R.R. Martin’s beloved fantasy series.

Cross the Narrow Sea

Days of Ice and Fire 2012 will feature tournaments, open play, and a host of other events focusing on A Game of Thrones: The Board Game Second Edition, Battles of Westeros, and A Game of Thrones: The Card Game! Meet and interact with the games’ designers, try your wits in our trivia contest, or test your mettle in one of several exciting tournaments, including the world debut of a unique new A Game of Thrones: The Card Game strategic team challenge!

However, Days of Ice and Fire offers an experience well beyond competition. This is your chance to celebrate all things related to this vibrant setting, and you’ll be surrounded by other enthusiastic fans of George R.R. Martin’s fiction and the immersive games that translate his world to the best of board, card, and tactical gaming!

Players coming for games of A Game of Thrones: The Board Game Second Edition will be the first to play A Dance with Dragons, an exciting, new scenario that recasts the game’s intrigues later in the time frame of A Song of Ice and Fire. This scenario will be available in a few months through our Print on Demand service. If you attend Days of Ice and Fire, you can be among the first to play. Better yet, each pre-registered attendee gets a free copy.

All attendees can participate in a weekend-long event in which they can help their House win the Iron Throne and a Dothraki feast! Win a chance to play the A Game of Thrones: The Board Game with FFG’s CEO and the game’s designer Christian T. Petersen. Vie face-to-face for the Iron Throne! More of your favorite FFG developers will also be on hand to discuss strategies and answer questions, including A Game of Thrones: The Board Game’s Jason Walden, Battles of Westeros’ Rob Kouba, and A Game of Thrones: The Card Game’s Damon Stone. Finally, you can always immerse yourself in your favorite game or sit in at a learn-to-play table to experience the challenges of A Song of Ice and Fire in a different format.

A Game of Thrones: The Card Game Regional Championship

Days of Ice and Fire will also host the 2012 A Game of Thrones: The Card Game Regional Championship! Players can expect to face some of the greatest and most enthusiastic competitors from this and neighboring regions. Participate in the Melee and Joust tournaments, and try to prove your right to sit the Iron Throne!

Your Days of Ice and Fire 2012 registration gains you free admission to this prestigious and exciting tournament.

Register today and receive exclusive gifts

Register now at our webstore to experience all that Days of Ice and Fire 2012 has to offer! While all attendees will receive an exclusive gift bag full of thematic, exclusive items, early registrants for Days of Ice and Fire receive even more.

Each early registrant will receive:

  • Forty-two House cards and rules for A Dance with Dragons, an exciting new scenario that recasts the intrigues of A Game of Thrones: The Board Game Second Edition in the time frame of A Dance with Dragons.
  • A beautiful Days of Ice and Fire 2012 deck box. Its stunning artwork evokes the chill of the Wall and Jon Snow and the heat of the fires in which Daenerys became the Mother of Dragons. Store your A Game of Thrones: The Card Game cards in the best deck box Essos has to offer!
  • A Days of Ice and Fire 2012 Commemorative “House of Black and White” coin. Welcome to Braavos – Valar morghulis!
  • A custom souvenir Days of Ice and Fire name badge! When you pre-register, we’ll ask you to list your three favorites of the great Houses, and the earlier you register, the more likely you’ll be placed according to your first choice. Your eye-catching badge will display your name as well as your house.
  • Entry into a drawing for exciting prizes!

Note: You will be contacted within seven business days of your pre-registration to indicate your preferences for Houses and events.

Keep checking back as we unveil more exciting details, then May 18th – 20th, join us in Roseville, Minnesota to experience the conflicts and intrigues beyond the Narrow Sea. Register now!

Cross the narrow sea for a weekend of intrigues, battles, and great games. Find other enthusiastic fans of A Game of Thrones: The Board Game Second Edition, Battles of Westeros, and A Game of Thrones: The Card Game, and meet the developers to ask questions and discuss strategies. May 18th-20th, Days of Ice and Fire 2012 recreates the magic of George R.R. Martin's fantasy series, A Song of Ice and Fire, with tournaments, events, open play and more.

    
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