Events at Modern Myths
Northampton Event Calendar:
Mamaroneck Event Calendar:
SPECIAL EVENT! D&D DMG Release Day: Modern Myths is pleased to be one of the select few retailers that will have the new Dungeons & Dragons Dungeon Master’s Guide for sale, 10 days before you’ll find it online! To celebrate the release of this epic book, we’ll be holding a DM workshop for new and experienced dungeon masters in our upstairs Mythos space. Want to see the cool things in the new book? Want to get advice for problem players? FREE ADMISSIONS with purchase of DMG. $5 admission otherwise (which you can use as store credit later).
Black Friday, November 28, 1:00-4:00 PM.
NEW EVENT! Role-Play Campaigns: Join us for our regular evening of ongoing RPG campaigns! Whether you’re looking to join an ongoing game of Dungeons & Dragons or looking for players for a new ongoing game of FATE, Monday is the night we open the Mythos to role-players. Join us for Dungeons & Dragons Expeditions using your Adventurer’s League character, or contact us about setting up a game of your own! Admission is by Day Pass, $5 that gets immediately returned to you in store credit, and DM/GMs play FREE and get extra goodies. Contact us for details! EVERY MONDAY, 6:00-10:00 PM.
NEW EVENT! Role-Playing Game Night: Join us for an evening of tabletop role-playing games! We’ll offer a variety of one-shot story games, as well as ongoing campaigns (subject to availability). Looking for players and a welcoming venue? Schedule your next campaign at MMNY! Admission is by day pass ($5, returned in store credit), with GMs admitted free and rewarded with a Bonus Pass. EVERY THURSDAY.
NEW EVENT! Call of Cthulhu THE SAMSON PROJECT: The year is 1935, and the Navy is worried about strange goings-on around the world, from the Caribbean to the Antarctic to the waters off Asia. Are the Japanese behind them? Are the Germans? Or are they the work of the horrible pre-human monstrosities described in the blasphemous Necronomicon? (Hint: yes.) Player-characters will by Navy and Marine personnel or civilian experts attached to Project Samson. Pre-generated characters will be provided. Up to 6 people can play, and the game is open to everyone. Contact gamemaster for more info at jim (at) zygotegames(dot)com. $5 Entry fee. All attendees receive $5 voucher good towards purchases in store. Every Wednesday (7:00-10:00 PM).
Pathfinder Society: Organized play for the popular heroic fantasy RPG. Admission is just $5 that you get back as store credit to use right away or save for later. Every first and third Sunday (1:00-4:00 PM).
Next Session: Sunday, December 7th.
D&D Adventures League: An easy way to get a regular dose of fantasy role-playing, the Dungeon Day format runs roughly 2 hours every week, with a single battle or challenge presented at each session. The storyline is ongoing, but designed so that players can drop in at any time, making this a truly versatile gaming experience.
Our players are loving the newly-released 5th edition of D&D, which draws on ideas from older editions while streamlining elements for a faster and less rules-heavy game. We would like you to join in the fun! NO EXPERIENCE IS NECESSARY, but of course D&D veterans are also welcome. Ages 13+, younger with parent/guardian present. D&D Encounters is part of the D&D Adventurers League program, and follows specific guidelines to ensure fun for all players.
Admission is just $5 that you get back as store credit to use right away or save for later. ARRIVE EARLY, seats may be limited! EVERY Wednesday from 7:00-9:00 PM.
(Northampton and Mamaroneck)
Magic The Gathering: Friday Night Magic: Some weeks we will run structured events, and others will feature more casual play. Unless otherwise announced, our default for Northampton is the Modern Constructed Deck format, and booster draft in Mamaroneck. Admission is just $5 that you get back as store credit to use right away or save for later for Constructed format events, or $16 including tax for Draft (with 3 packs to play and at least 1 prize pack for every participant). EVERY Friday from 7:00-11:00 PM in Northampton, or 7:00-10:30 PM in Mamaroneck.
(Northampton and Mamaroneck)
Saturday Night Board Games: Play a variety of board games, card games, and more! No experience necessary, we’ll teach the rules. Games will be provided, or bring your favorites. Admission is just $5 that you get back as store credit to use right away or save for later. EVERY Saturday from 7:00-11:00 PM.
Graphic Novel Discussion Group: Join in a discussion of a different book each month. New selections chosen with input from the group, no previous book group experience necessary.Admission is just $5 that you get back as store credit to use right away or save for later, or free with proof of purchase. Last Thursday of every month from 7:00-9:00 PM.
Next Session: Thursday, January 22nd.
Indie RPG Night:We’ll get together to explore the burgeoning world of small-press, self-published story games, many of them featuring a strong emphasis on shared storytelling and world-building. Many can be played in one session, and we’ll run introductory sessions of some longer-form games as well. For more in-depth information and discussion about which games we’re playing, check out our dedicated Google Group. Admission is just $5 that you get back as store credit to use right away or save for later. First Thursday of every month from 7:00-11:00 PM
Next Session: Thursday, December 4th.
Miniatures Painting Workshop: Newcomers and experienced painters a like are welcome! Learn and to get started and discover advanced tricks and tips with veterans for making your miniatures look great. We feature Games Workshop products and scenery, but feel free to bring whatever you’re working on. We’ll provide paints and practice minis if you’re new to the hobby. No experience necessary, all ages first hour, second hour 13+, younger with parent at the table. Admission is just $5 that you get back as store credit to use right away or save for later. Second Thursday of every month from 6:00-8:00 PM.
Next Session: Thursday, December 11th.
Other events we host but do not organize:
Western Mass Comics Creators Group: You can join other local comics creators, amateur and professional, for an informal roundtable of ideas, tips, and hopefully, inspiration! Newcomers (published and non-) always welcome. For more info, contact Scott Sheaffer by email: KMacAlp (AT) aol (PERIOD) com. All ages welcome. For details, check the official WMCCG events page! Admission is just $5 that you get back as store credit to use right away or save for later. First Tuesday of every month from 7:00-9:00 PM.
Next Session: Tuesday, December 2nd.
We attend and host numerous other conventions and local events throughout the year, including JiffyCon, Total Confusion, ConBust, Dreamation, Free Comic Book Day in May, Free RPG Day in June, DexCon and ConnectiCon in July, D&D Game Days, the Paint & Pixel Festival in October, and Anonycon in December. If you are organizing a convention or other event, and you would like us to participate as a sponsor or vendor, please contact us as soon as you have firm dates and dealer’s room rates. We’re always interested in new convention opportunities and happy to advertise to our customers.
Northampton Community Events:
Lost Knight’s Boffing Practice
Email: Please use the Contact Us links.
Time: 1:00 PM every Sunday, Starting September 2014.
Location: Davis Lawn, Smith College.
Are you a boffer? Do you like to hit people with foam weapons? Do you want to learn how? Then come to the fields of the Lost Knights, where we get out our tensions by pretending to hit people with swords. We provide weapons and instructions, from the newest of the new to old hands at foam weapon attack methods. This group meets on Sundays at Davis Lawn, or in Davis Ballroom if the weather is poor.
GM email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Game website: Changeling
Time: Starting September 2014.
Location: Seelye Hall 3rd floor, Smith College.
Changeling: The Lost is a modern-day fantasy LARP. You play humans taken by the True Fae, twisted, tantalized, and tortured in ways unimaginable, then escaped or returned to the real world. Somehow, you ended up in the Keystone Islands, a town in Maine, where the hilarious and horrifying await you.