Musings From The Acropolis

Job Opportunity August 2020 - Store Manager

Do you want to be responsible for growing sales and developing communities by managing Athena Games? Are you excited by working in a small team, engaging with all your customers, understanding what’s important to them, and responding appropriately? Athena Games Limited are seeking a talented and sales-oriented individual to oversee the daily operations of their Retail Store and Gaming Area. This full-time role will see you supervise and mentor our retail staff to reach their full potential. Working with the owners, you will be responsible for and expected to make all the decisions to drive sales and grow communities in...

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COVID Update: Reopening Plans

As long as Government guidance remains the same, Athena Games will be reopening on Tuesday 16th June in a limited manner to begin with. We still encourage all customers to make use of Click & Collect and delivery options where possible. Below you will find all the information that you need to know about how this will all work. Athena Games will be open just for shopping Photo by Nicole De Khors from Burst Our opening hours to begin with will be Tuesday – Saturday 11am – 5pm, although the store will be closed from 2pm – 3pm each day...

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COVID Update: Expanding Click & Collect

After the launch of Click & Collect from the Warehouse last week, we are happy to announce that it will be expanding to the Shop location in the coming week. Pickup will be available from the store between Tuesday to Saturday and in two time slots 11am - 2pm and 3pm - 5pm. This will be all handled from the front of the store, instructions will be included on the email that tells you it is ready to pick up.To enable all this to happen, the beginning part of the week will be spent bringing the shop stock online. This...

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Warehouse Pickup Now Available!

With some easing of the lockdown, we felt that you may like to be able to get some items same day or without having to pay postage. To make this happen, we are please to announce that we will be offering zero-contact pickup from our warehouse! Placing Your Order To order, simply add items to your cart as usual and then select the Pickup tab when choosing delivery. Orders will normally be ready in a couple of hours. Pickup hours next week will be Tuesday - Friday from 10am - 2pm. All orders must be placed and paid for online,...

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Prerelease Primer: What is Two-Headed Giant?

Every Magic the Gathering prerelease we run a two-headed giant (Also known as 2HG) event and it is fast becoming one of our most popular events. It is a multiplayer format all about teammates where you and a friend play as one, trying to defeat other two-person teams. Each team starts with 30 life and turns are shared by teammates. Each player is allowed one free mulligan, however each player must make a decision at the same time. What makes Two-Headed Giant so fun? Getting to play Magic with a friend! This format is perfect for introducing new players to...

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