Dark Omen Invitational

Dark Omen Invitational

The Dark Omen Invitational has sold out!  If you wish to be put on the waiting list please send an email to DOIwaitlist@gmail.com and make sure to include your full name and the best ways to contact you!

  • What is it?
    • This is two day event where we will have a WMW Masters qualifier event for the North East on the second day with spots filled from all the big events in the area and last chance qualifier steamroller for the big tournament the day before. Also an unannounced secondary event will be going on Sunday for those who are not in the big tournament. Event details to come soon.
  • When is it?
    • October 18th-19th
  • Where is it?
    • Gamer’s Gambit in Danbury CT (Berkshire Shopping Center , 67 Newtown Road
      Danbury, CT 06810)
  • How to I sign up?
    • Entry Fee will be $20 for the weekend and Registration opens July 1st, 2014. You can register here on www.gamersgambit.com
  • How do I qualify?
    • The main event has 16 spots with 12 coming from other events in the area and the last 4 spot coming from the last chance steamroller the day before. (If anyone does not show we will back fill from the steamroller.)
  • What do I win?
    • WMW Qualifier spot (following rules if the winner is already qualified) plus Hotel/Flight compensation for going to WMW (to be received upon proof of said booking)
    • We will be giving away 2 different 50 points armies of your choice thanks to our sponsors. Both will be random drawing from the participating players in the said events. The first will be given away During the Saturday LCQ and the second during Sunday’s secondary event.
  • Where do I stay?
    • Room Information for the Dark Omen Invitational is here: Call for Group Rate “Gamers Gambit”
      CourtYardMarriot, 3 Eagle Road Danbury, CT 06810
       Holiday Inn, 80 Newtown Rd Danbury,  Connecticut  06810
  • What is this Secondary Event on Sunday?
    • 35pt Spell Draft
  • What are other Event Details
    • Saturday: LCQ 50 Point SteamRoller, DNC1
    • Sunday: 50 Point Masters style, DNC1
    • Sunday: 35pt Spell Draft
  • Who Has Qualified already?
    • Ben Wagner
    • Jake Hoffman
    • Lee Horn
    • Anthony Ferraiolo
    • Alex Buganski
    • Stephen Sharnick
    • Trevor Attridge
    • Matt Cole
    • Derek Anderson

9 responses to “Dark Omen Invitational

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  2. I am a bit bummed out that you guys are having other Qualifiers feed into this event. As someone who’d be travelling from far away to make it, the idea of not necessarily having a shot at the WMW Qualifier is less than ideal. Obviously it’s sweet that you guys are hosting an event of this size and that you have a WMW Qualifier at all, (compared to people’s options last year), but given the format it’s hard for me to get excited about it. The Qualifier is clearly not the only draw for your event and I don’t want to take away from it, but you are discouraging WMW-focused out of towners (Danbury is a 6-hour drive for me) from making the trip. I get that hosting a big 64-man Qualifier may seem like too big of a headache, and can definitely see the appeal of hosting a smaller invitational as you are doing.

    That said, I wish you guys all the luck. While I won’t be attending, I’ll certainly be watching 🙂

    • Marc,

      We definitely understand the frustration, and we would love to have you come down! First off, perhaps you didn’t realize there is an LCQ the night before? If not, just so your clear, you have a chance to come in the day before (Saturday) and gain a spot in the 16 man qualifier on Sunday. So that may be an option.

      Our goal was two fold; first, to make this a Northeast centric event, where it ‘felt’ like a qualifier that would represent the best of our regional circuit of events and second to really bring more attention to some of the awesome regional events that are out there! We think this plan accomplishes that. That said, we didn’t want to take the opportunity for somebody like yourself to come down on the weekend and make a run at it, which is why we made the DOI LCQ the day before.

      Overall, a player of your caliber is certainly capable of coming down for the weekend and taking home the prize. Also, with a 6 hour drive, would you really be travelling down and back in the same day for an event that would likely take 10 hours? Staying for the second day may well work out better, all things considered!

      Fair to say that we definitely do our best to make it worth your while, giving away not one, but TWO free armies… AND a free trip to WMW!!!

      Lastly, there is always an opportunity given you are within long range striking distance to shoot down for a regional qualifier and lock up your spot in the DOI!

      Feel free to contact us with more questions, and maybe we can still convince you to take a shot and come down… 😀

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