North Of Exile Games is getting ready to host a free tournament for the popular card game Magic: The Gathering on Saturday, November 2nd in association with Extra Life.
The event will be streamed LIVE online via the popular online streaming service ‘twitch’, with commentary throughout the day being provided by the hosts of local community TV show ‘Game Night in the North’.
Participants will be offered the opportunity to upgrade the decks that they’ll be playing with, by giving $5 donations to the fundraising campaign happening via Extra Life. There will also be other opportunities and incentives to make donations throughout the day, including donations to have the hosts eat extremely hot wings on camera during the broadcast.
All funds raised will go into the Extra Life campaign and directly benefit SickKids hospital in Toronto, a member hospital of the Children’s Miracle Network.
About this press release:
North Of Exile Games is a board game café and game store located in Penetanguishene, founded with the goals of helping to bring people together and having a positive effect on our local community.
‘Game Night in the North’ is a community based TV show that teaches viewers how to play today’s most popular board games. It currently airs multiple times each week on Rogers TV Midland (rogerstv.com/midland), and is also available on demand via Youtube (http://bit.ly/gamenightinthenorth).
Extra Life (extra-life.org) unites thousands of gamers around the world to play games in support of their local Children’s Miracle Network Hospital. Since its inception in 2008, Extra Life has raised over $50 million USD for sick and injured kids.