Friday, January 14, 2011

Free Events at the Dragon's Den

So we run several different FREE events at the Dragon's Den. Several of these events are run every week and can be found on our calendar of events, but others events run once a year and fall about the same time every year.  Here are some of the BIG once a year FREE events we host here at the Dragon's Den:

FREE Comic Book Day: Diamond comics offers to stores a chances to be a part of FREE Comic Book Day. We can offer many different comic books for FREE that day including Mavel, DC, Dark Horse, and many of the other independent publishers.  There are also some other give aways that stores can get including Heroclix minis, grading guides, and so much more.  We have also had several different artists and authors who have come in to do signings during the event.  This lists includes:
Herb Trimpe - Artist for the Hulk, and many more Marvel Comics
Mark Texeria - Artist for Ghost Rider, Moon Knight, and more
JM Dematteis - comic book and TV writer (Kraven's Last Hunt!) 
Nick Tapalansky - Writer Awakening
Alex Eckman-Lawn - Artist Awakening 

We are hoping to make this years FREE Comic Book Day even better then ever! We have a few great ideas to make this year memorable and exciting... but I'm not going to ruin the surprise and tell you about them now! You will need to come back in the future and read the blog or check our website!

FREE RPG Day: Impressions Advertising and Marketing has created this fantastic event and gets some of the best FREE RPGs for players to check out and play.  We used to just have some of the RPGs for handing out, but last year we started running some of the adventures during the event for players to try a new game! Over the past several years Pathfinder (Piazo), and Dungeons & Dragons (Wizards of the Coast) have offered up some fantastic FREE suppliments or adventures. Here is a list of some of the fantastic games or companies that had product for FREE RPG Day:
Dungeons & Dragons (Wizards of the Coast)
Pathfinder (Piazo)
Hollow Earth
Call of Cthulhu

This years sponsors for the event are:
  • BlackWyrm Games
    Sample HERO Adventure
  • Blue Panther
    Sample Card Tower
  • Eden Studios
    Silver, All Flesh Quickstart & Adventure
  • Fantasy Flight Games
    Gold, TBA
  • Goodman Games
    Silver, DCC RPG Quickstart
  • Green Ronin
    TBD, DragonAge Quickstart
  • Guild of Blades Publishing
  • Paizo Platinum
  • Pelgrane Press
    TBD, Trail of Cthulhu Adventure
  • Pinnacle
    TBD, TBA
  • Troll Lord Games
    Bronze, C&C Quickstart and Adventure
  • Valkyrie Games
    Sample, Stellar Horizons Quickstart
  • White Wolf Publishing
    Gold (10 per box), TBA
  • Wizards of the Coast
    Platinum (15 per box), D&D Adventure 
 Sean "Striderlotr" Banks

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