happening every week
this? Did BOSCO'S go postal? Click that pic for more info.
how to apply a nice layer of original Bosco chocolate syrup to ice
cream. "GOOD!" say youngsters!
run an event on Mondays? email Store manager Eric Helmick at erich
Gi Oh Tourneys!
Learn How to Play!
When: Tuesday 4:30-8pm
Cost: $6-7 to play a tournament. Casual play is free.
Duel! Bring those
Yu Gi Oh cards to Spenard for tournaments and demos!
usually $6 - $7 and offers great prizes with exclusive cards. We
may have an occasional "draft" or sealed deck tournament
with a higher charge to cover the cost of the cards you play with.
The Gathering Commander League
Where: BOSCO'S in Spenard
When: Tuesdays are the official days.. You can play other days when
space is available in the events room. You can play until 11pm!
Cost: Kickoff in March is free, after that $10/month.
is $10/player with 40% to player with the highest points for the
month, 20% to 2d, 10$ to 3d and 5% to the players who accumulate
the most of each Achievement. Prizes are BOSCO'S Gift Certificates
good for anything we sell!
regular group comes to play Warhammer 40k on Wednesday afternoons.
card Trade nights the first Wednesday of the month.
to run an event? email Store manager Eric Helmick at
events "at" boscos.com
Dungeons & Dragons 'Next' Encounters
Spenard from 6:00 -8:00 pm.
D&D Encounters is an exciting, weekly campaign that plays out one
epic encounter at a time. As you defeat enemies, solve puzzles,
finish quests, and perform heroic deeds, you’ll earn Renown Points
that you can use to get exclusive rewards. Each session only takes
1-2 hours to play, so it’s easy to fit your game in after school
or work. And each week there’s a new and exciting challenge. Jump
All you need is dice.
some friends, plays some games.
Want to run an event? email Store
manager Eric Helmick at
events "at" boscos.com
At BOSCO'S Spenard.
Sign up starts at 5:30. Play 6:30 - 11pm. Costs $7
tournaments are Standard
except for some Fridays.
varies depending on what we are playing and the prize package.
for FNM, including the fabulous foil cards.
- Are you looking for a way to play Magic while meeting new friends
and winning cool foil prize cards? Then Friday
Night Magic is exactly what you're looking for! FNM is designed
to bring casual players together on Friday nights to play for
fun and foil prize cards. FNM is designed to be a less-competitive
event. Try it out and discover why Friday night is the best night
of the week!"
Card Prizes - Each month a different FOIL card will be given
out. You don't have to play the tournament to get the foil card.
The cards feature the FNM logo in the text box and many have original
flavor text and updated wordings.
welcome to come to play without joining the tournament.
Magic Casual Play and Tourneys
Where: BOSCO'S in Spenard
When: Saturdays noon - close
Cost: Free. We may run a tournament that costs a
few $'s if you choose to participate.
When: Saturdays 12:30 pm - done
When: Saturdays 12-6pm
We have open tables and lots of terrain ready for you to play.
(Except for occasions when we schedule another event that day.
Check the rest of the schedule!)
Where: BOSCO'S Spenard
When: Sundays 12:00 noon when we open, event starts as soon as
We don't have these on any day when we are having another Magic
tournament or other large event.
requires 8 or more players! If
8 people show up, we do these. Usually we get at least 8. Bring
your friends just in case.
to shop folks!
Tuesdays at Spenard! What
a great way to get out and enjoy Alaska's great outdoors! (We
usually play indoors. This was a special treat day!)
buy used games!
out those closets! Bring those games you haven't played for years
to BOSCO'S in Spenard!
sell sports cards!
The Spenard BOSCO'S has a huge selection of sports cards. In its
own special room, it has a selection and pricing that matches the
best sports card stores in the country.
it made Charles' day when he won this basketball signed by 30
NBA rookies from the '06-07 year. We're glad he buys his basketball
cards at BOSCO'S.
It looks like he is too!
from the Big Red Machine at BOSCO'S on Spenard June 2007.
this crowd waiting out front DAYS before we opened our new location
in the Dimond Center! Yow! Take a number!
is the lucky guy who won the From the Vault: 20 at the Dimond Center
case you haven't figured it out yet, BOSCO'S is a full service and
fully stocked Games Workshop retailer. We carry the minis, the army
boxed sets, all the rule books, paints, terrain .... all you need
including space to play!
The art is posted and the winners announced! Take a look.
Saturday in May!
BOSCO'S armory at the 3 Barons Faire.
things you can do with Magic cards. Henry Coleman brings it to bike
polo at the Park Strip.
CARD TRADE NIGHT
We will host
a sportscard trade night the first Wednesday of every month.
(Check our Sportscard Collectors
page for updates.)
Mark won $540
worth of packs at the December 2011 Trade Night! Merry Christmas!!
extra and unwanted cards to trade with other collectors.
with that, we are running a super promotion. We
will give away a prize containing one pack of virtually
every sportscard product that comes out between now and
all you have to do is buy sportscard packs and you ought
to be doing that anyway. For every
$5.00 spent on sports cards singles, packs, boxes and sets,
we will give you one ticket. The more you spend,
the more tickets you get. Then on trade night, we will draw
ONE ticket and give you a few minutes to search through
your tickets. If someone produces the matching ticket, they
get all the packs accumulated. If nobody has the matching
ticket, the packs will carry over to the next trade night
and we will add the next month's packs to it. All tickets
issued prior to the drawing will be thrown away.
be here to win
2. We will draw ONE ticket only.
3. We will give everyone present FIVE minutes to look
through their tickets.
4. If the winning ticket is present, then we give away
the incredible package to the lucky person.
5. If nobody claims the prize package, we will carry
over the packs to the next trade night while adding
even more packs as they come out.
6. All tickets issued prior to the drawing will be tossed
for all sportscard
and Dragons Players League (formerly called 'Encounters')
Play Dungeons & Dragons 5th Edition
When: Thursdays 6 p.m. sharp to 8:15 p.m.
Players League is set up to make it easy for anyone
to just show up and play. Beginner, seasoned gamer,
all are welcome.
in Thay, the current season of D&D Encounters, runs
on Thursdays from May 14th to August 6th.
adventure by Scott Fitzgerald Gray, part 2 of the Dreams
of the Red Wizards Sundering storyline, is directly
tied to the previous adventure, Scourge of the Sword
Coast. It’s also loosely connected to Ghosts
of Dragonspear Castle.
this adventure, the Bloodgate must be destroyed in order
to stop Szass Tam, the lich lord of Thay and his Red
Wizards. Reporting results of the game will continue
to impact the future of the Forgotten Realms. Dead
in Thay will lead into The Tyranny of Dragons,
a multi-platform event tied to the launch of the next
edition of Dungeons and Dragons.
AK Grown comic! Click the image for more info and poke
around that site for how to submit your work for future
issues. Get your copies at BOSCO'S!
Encounters Dead in Thay
Cost - FREE!
Sessions Thursdays 6pm sharp to 8:15 p.m. May 15th until
of D&D Encounters kicks off with a cooperative launch
weekend event, and then runs every Thursday from May 15
until August 7.
Dead in Thay
is a tribute to Tomb of Horrors, The Ruins of Undermountain,
and other killer dungeons. The monsters, traps, and hazards
in the adventure create a deadly challenge. This adventure
is part of the Dreams of the Red Wizards storyline, continuing
events in Scourge of the Sword Coast.
participate in this season of D&D Encounters continue
to impact the fate of the Forgotten Realms by reporting
the results of your game through the Sundering Adventuring
Brick by Brick
Where: Anchorage Museum
On view Oct. 3, 2014 – Jan. 11, 2015
Museum-curated exhibition explores the creative potential
of LEGO® toys and bricks. The exhibition features work
by New York artist Nathan Sawaya, who creates large-scale
sculptures from LEGO® bricks, and English artist Mike
Stimpson, who is known for re-creating historic events
and popular culture scenes using LEGO figurines.
CALL FOR ENTRIES
Proposal deadline: Aug. 18, 2014
Can you do
something amazing with LEGO© bricks? The Museum might
select your LEGO creation for display in an upcoming museum
exhibit. They are looking for community members to share
their expertise and talent in the Brick by Brick exhibition,
which opens Oct. 3 at the Anchorage Museum.
the month at $4 each and drop every Sunday to a final
week at 50c each! But that's not all! You also get big
credits towards the purchase of 'variant' covers.Those
are special limited edition versions of comics.
all month! It's mayhem!
August 1 - 2: $ 4 EACH and get $2 for variants
August 3 - 9 $ 3 EACH and get $1 for variants
August 10- 16 $ 2 EACH and get 50c for variants
August 17-23 $ 1 EACH and get 25c for variants
August 24 - 31 50c + Manager's Special
Don't wait too long!
The best books go fast! See you in Spenard!
Dungeons & Dragons products will be released
for five consecutive months beginning July 3rd. The new
releases include four game products, a new D&D Starter
Set and the three core books, plus two serialized Tyranny
of Dragons adventures.
have these for sale a week or more ahead of the general
release dates. The dates shown are the dates we expect
to have these on sale.
3rd: D&D Starter Set released $20
WizKids' Dungeons & Dragons Fantasy Miniatures Starter
Set Heroes released.
8th: D&D Player's Handbook and Hoard of the Dragon Queen
WizKids' Dungeons & Dragons Fantasy Miniatures Set One
Standard Booster released.
14th: Tyranny of Dragons launches for Cryptic Studios'
D&D Monster Manual released
Rise of Tiamat released
Dungeon Master's Guide released
The D&D 5th Ed Players
Handbook Midnight Release
Where: BOSCO'S in Spenard
When: Midnight August 7/8
Sleep is overrated! Hangout
a few hours after D&D Encounters and be the first to get the
new D&D 5th Edition Players Handbook. The normal release date
is August 19 so we will have it way before most other places. It
will be $49.95.
Peter will DM an adventure
before and after the midnight release.
2015 Core Set
Days August 9 - 10
2) Sunday 08/09/14 1pm
2015 Duels of the Planeswalkers Promo.
If you are
the guy who plays Magic online, you can print out a coupon/voucher,
bring it to BOSCO'S to get a special pack. This is the
same as the past few eyars except that you get a special
pack instead of a single foil card. We don't know what
is in the special packs. Come and get one and let us know!
We'll run this one until we run out of the special packs.
Alliance Sneak Peek
Where: BOSCO'S in Spenard
When: Sunday, August 10th 1 pm to 5 pm
First 16 players
only!Every player gets 5 packs of the new YuGiOh set,
Duelist Alliance, and a copy of the UltraRare DragonHorn
Hunter card. All Duelists will also have the chance to
win an exclusive Duelist Alliance Sneak Peek game mat.
DROP OFF YOUR
Alaska Film Forum OPEN PROJECTOR NIGHT SUBMISSIONS AT BOSCO'S
When:Thursday, August 21at 7:30
Film Forum's OPN is an open mic for filmmakers.
Uncensored, and Unscreened, the films of OPN are a snapshot
of what's happening in the Alaska indie film community.
Tickets are $5. The show is all ages, but parental discretion
is advised due to the unknown nature of the films. We
really have no idea what will end up on the screen.
10 minutes or less will be accepted on a first come, first
serve basis starting at 7:30pm the night of the event
at BOSCO'S on Spenard and will continue until 90 minutes
of programing has been submitted.
video files on a flash drive or DVD are preferred.
**For best results, test your film in VLC ( http://www.videolan.org/vlc/index.html
) before your bring it. **
** We can not guarantee your film will play based on
dropoff. Technical difficulties may cause a film to
be skipped. **
** Films will not screen in the order they are received.
the Vault: Annihilation
Release Date August 22
We will be
giving out the15 cards from a set to the top 15 at the
Battle Brothers Tournament on August 30
This set will
have 15 Premium foil cards, including 6 with new art.
Plus an exclusive Spindown™ life counter and A collector's
Each card has
been printed using a foil process unique to the From the
Vault series. From the Vault: Annihilation will be available
world-wide in English only, and will have an extremely
limited print run. All cards are black bordered and tournament
legal. This means that these cards are legal for use in
any tournaments where the original printings are still
ACTOR NEIL KAPLAN
A voice over
actor in video games, animation and anime
Satuday August 23. 11am to 12:45
You know his
voice! He is the voice for hundreds of characters we have
all heard. He worked on Digimon, Power Rangers and currently
on Naruto. Video game fans know him from Starcraft, Skylanders,
Bioshock Infinite, World of Warcraft and many, MANY more.
Other major roles are:
Shippuden - Obito (acting as Madara) Madara Uchiha
- Genryusai Shigekuni Yamamoto
Robots in Disguise - Optimus Prime
Check out the whole list
Where: UAA Cuddy Quad
When: Saturday, August 23. The festival part of Kick-Off
runs from 5-7:30 pm
This is an
event where UAA welcomes new and returning students to
campus, celebrates the beginning of the school year and
helps students make connections with each other and the
UAA community and with BOSCO'S.
free Kick-Off movie is Captain America: Winter Soldier.
Brothers Gaming Event
Where: Lumen Christi School
When: August 30 &31
Cost: $10 - $15 entry fee for the event
an annual 'Waugh Day' event that was very successful for
many years. It includes many games with an emphasis on
strategic battle games including Warmachine, Warhammer
Fantasy, 40K and Flames of War.
For more information,
contact event organizer Tom Hoellering
thoellering [at] hotmail.com
Tournaments at Battle Brothers
Sign in by 8:30, Play starts at 9am
Standard Constructed format. Details are here: http://www.wizards.com/Magic/TCG/Resources.aspx?x=judge/resources/sfrstandard
Cost: $7 (plus
entry fee to the overall event)
Two $4 BOSCO’S Bucks per person, usual distribution Top
15 get a random pull from the From The Vault: Annihilation
set to be released August 22
all players for various MTG goodies
Sign in by 10:00am, Play starts at 10:30am
best deck! Standard Constructed format. Details are here:
Two $4 BOSCO’S Bucks per person, usual distribution
Drawings for all players for various Yu Gi Oh goodies
including playmats, back packs, gold packs and more!
bring our demo games and do demos as space and time allows.
provide limited edition Free Comic Book Day Space Marine
miniatures primed and ready for a demo/class plus Games
Workshop paint and brushes.
Where: Egan Center
When: Saturday Sept 27 and Sunday Sept 28
Get all the
info here: www.senshicon.com/
When: Saturday October 4 at 10am through Sunday October
5 at 10am.
Cost: Nothing but your time.
Nemesis: A Live Action Graphic Novel Comes to Life
Where: Alaska Center for the Performing Arts, Discovery
When: January 23-24, 2015 at 7:30 pm
This is presented
by the Anchorage
Concert Association. It looks like a great example
of the integration of comics into other art forms. Seems
natural to us BOSCO'S types, but like we've been saying
for 30 years, it's about time the rest of the world catch
The show is
sort of a giant comic book, with panels projected on a
large screen as live actors read the script in a fusion
of pop art and radio theater.
a comic book become real right before your eyes! The
Intergalactic Nemesis is a truly unique theatrical
experience you won't want to miss. This hilarious, sci-fi
thriller is set in the 1930's and features three actors
voicing dozens of different characters. A pianist plays
a cinematic score while more than 1,000 high-resolution
comic book panels illustrate the plot on an enormous movie
screen. This multimedia, retro extravaganza has been featured
on NPR, PBS and Conan O'Brien.