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June In Store Events!

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June In Store Events!

Check out all our tournaments happening in West City and Glenfield during June! 

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May In Store Events!

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May In Store Events!

Check out all our tournaments happening in West City and Glenfield during May!  WEST CITY  Date  Tournament  Entry Fee Thursday 2nd May 6:30pm - MTG Modern7:00pm - MTG Arena Standard $15$10 Friday 3rd May 7:00 pm - MTG Commander $5 Sunday 5th May 12:00 pm - MTG Standard Showdown12:00 pm - YuGiOh Nationals Prep12:00 pm - Pokemon Draft $10$10$40 Thursday 9th May 6:30 pm - MTG Modern 7:00 pm - MTG Arena Standard $15$10 Friday 10th May 7:00 pm - MTG Commander7:00 pm - Pokemon League Challenge $5$10 Saturday 11th May 11:00 am - MTG Legacy  $25 Sunday 12th May 12:00 pm - MTG Standard Showdown12:00 pm - Pokemon Hobby League $10Free Thursday...

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April In Store Events

Chloe Brown Announcement

We have a few tournaments going on this month as well as pre-release near the end of the month! Have a look at what's going on in store! West City  Thursday 11th April   6:30pm - MTG Magic ($15)7:00pm - MTG Arena Standard ($10) Friday 12th April  6:30pm - MTG Commander ($5) Saturday 13th April 11:00am - MTG Legacy ($25) Sunday 14th April 12:00pm - MTG Standard Showdown ($10)12:00pm - Pokemon Hobby Thursday 18th April 6:30pm - MTG Magic ($15)7:00pm - MTG Arena Standard ($10) Friday 19th April 6:30pm - MTG Commander ($5) Sunday 21st April 12:00pm - MTG Standard Showdown...

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We're Coming Back to LynnMall!

Chloe Brown Announcement

We're Coming Back to LynnMall!

We're coming back to LynnMall! Open from March 2019, across from Countdown

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Pakuranga has moved!

Chloe Brown Announcement

Card Merchant (in association with Kids & More) Pakuranga Plaza has moved from our old location to our new store just next to Tank! We're still in the plaza, just down a few stores so come check out our new store!

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Armageddon Wellington, Tauranga and Christchurch!

Chloe Brown Announcement

Armageddon Wellington, Tauranga and Christchurch!

Hello everyone! Just letting you know we'll be attending all 3 of the Armageddons early this year! So this is your go-to blog for everything to do with us at the event (as we'll be updating it as we have more info) Note, we're not in charge of ticket sales, we're just an exhibitor there, so if you'd like some tickets, you can find them at https://www.armageddonexpo.com/   Wellington (30th March - 1st April) The first Armageddon of the year is shaping up to be an exciting one! Awesome guests lined up and earlier in the year this time (so...

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Card Merchant at Armageddon Auckland!

Chloe Brown Announcement

Armageddon Auckland - one of the biggest events of the year and YES of course we're going to be there! To make it even easier for you to find us, we'll also be right by the main entrance!   As always, we'll be having a bunch of awesome bundles and specials for the weekend. We plan on taking a huuuuuuge range of Pokemon, Pop Vinyls, Yu-Gi-Oh, Magic: the Gathering and also board games! But like normal, if there's something you particularly want us to bring, please let us know so we can make sure we pack it for you. We'll...

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Burning Shadows Rulings Questions

Chloe Brown Game Play

Burning Shadows Rulings Questions

With the Burning Shadows Pre-Release being less than a week away, thanks to PokeGym, we have some rulings on some effects that you may run into. Have a quick read through before you attend your local event!   Sun & Moon–Burning Shadows FAQ POKÉMON ATTACKS:== BUBBLE NET (Araquanid - Sun & Moon—Burning Shadows)Q. If I use Araquanid's "Bubble Net" attack and my opponent switches in a new Active Pokémon, can they attach an Energy to it during their turn?A. Yes they can. The effect was on that specific Defending Pokémon and was removed when it went to the Bench.== DUST...

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Glenfield and Lynn Mall July Tournaments

Chloe Brown Announcement

We have a few tournaments going on over the holidays as well as pre-release near the end of the month! Have a look at what's going on in store Glenfield Lynn Mall If you have any questions about any of the events, flick us an email at info@cardmerchantnz.com

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Pre-Release Tips

Chloe Brown Game Play

Pre-Release Tips

With pre-release coming up this weekend, I thought I'd give those first-time players some handy tips to get you through the tournament. Remember this is a sealed tournament, so what you get is entirely random, which may make some of this advice very easy or very hard to follow. Remember, pre-releases are a way to get the product early, so you can only play in one per day and are not allowed to buy extra packs during or after the event. How does it work? You will receive a pack with 22 cards and 4 booster packs to build a...

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