News for April 2012
Prepare for the Grand Melee
Days of Ice and Fire hosts the 2012 A Game of Thrones Regional Championship
Days of Ice and Fire 2012 | Published 03 April 2012

“I have seen a hundred tournaments and more wars than I would wish, and however strong or fast or skilled a knight may be, there are others who can match him. A man will win one tourney, and fall quickly in the next.”
    –Arstan Whitebeard, A Storm of Swords

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

Days of Ice and Fire 2012 is a three-day celebration of George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire, drawing participants from lands far and wide. This year, fans of A Game of Thrones: The Card Game have more reason than ever to cross the Narrow Sea and attend this exciting event. In addition to a weekend full of fun, fantasy, and Westeros-themed games, attendees gain the opportunity to participate in Minnesota’s A Game of Thrones: The Card Game Regional Championship tournament.

Book your passage now to join us for Days of Ice and Fire 2012, May 18th – 20th at the FFG Event Center in Roseville, Minnesota.

A Game of Thrones: The Card Game Regional Championship

The A Game of Thrones: The Card Game Regional Championship season traditionally marks a time of great struggle between Houses as each vies for dominance. Lords, ladies, and knights joust at the tourney grounds, witness massacres on the battlefield, and weave intricate webs of spiders, lackeys, and fragile alliances.

Now you can join some of the most enthusiastic competitors and fans of the game to stake your bid for the Iron Throne in “the only game that matters!”

Schedule

Friday - May 18th

  • 4:00 PM - Registration
  • 5:30 PM - Melee

Saturday - May 19th

  • 10:00 AM - Registration
  • 11:00 AM - Joust

The spoils of war

Participants of the melee and joust events compete for the exciting prizes from the 2012 A Game of Thrones Regional Championship prize kits as well as a variety of additional items signed by George R.R. Martin, including a Queen of Dragons playmat.

Whether you assemble an army of direwolves, ferocious Dothraki, wild raiders, or knights and pikeman, you’ll need all your skill and the full support of your House to claim the Iron Throne.

An experience that goes far beyond gaming

The exciting competition of the A Game of Thrones: The Card Game Regional Championship tournament comprises just a part of the Days of Ice and Fire experience. Attendees can also meet the LCG design team members, learn to play A Game of Thrones: The Board Game Second Edition and Battles of Westeros, test their wits for a chance to win cool prizes in the trivia contest, and participate in a weekend-long metagame in which each player helps his or her House vie for Days of Ice and Fire 2012 supremacy!

Register now!

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, including more information about prizes and different event formats for A Game of Thrones: The Card Game. Then join us in Roseville, Minnesota this May 18th – 20th 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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