4256 N. High St. Columbus, Ohio 43214 Tel:614-267-1957
Hours: Mon - Thur Noon to 10 pm Friday Noon to 1 am Saturday 10 am to 11 pm Sunday 10 am to 7 pm
Holiday Hours - 12/24 open Noon to 4 pm, Closed 12/25
Our 12 gaming tables are available to play on for free anytime and game demos are always welcome. We recommend calling ahead for availability Fridays to Sundays as we often have special events using large sections of the store.
The Soldiery is a full service game store specializing in role playing games, board games, ccgs, miniatures, and historical games.
We carry a wide range of singles of both collectable card games and collectable miniature games. Just let us know what cards you want and we will look up the price and tell you if we have them in stock. For those that need to root, we have 7 shoe boxes of common magic cards/land for just 8 cents a piece.
We are also well known for our out-of-print items.We have 49 feet of display racks, chock full of new and used role playing books, and three bookcases of new and used board games, in addition to many popular board games displayed all over the store. We have two packed wall panels of new and out of production metal fantasy figures.
We are stockists of Games Workshop and are pleased to offer 15% off everyday on our extensive inventory and 20% off on prepaid special orders of items we don't stock or on direct special orders.
We have greatly expanded our inventory to qualify for partnership stocking level with Games Workshop and are excited about all the new items we can offer our customers.
We take trade-ins of old games for new. If you have a collection of board games, roleplaying games, collectable card games, miniatures you are interested in trading in or even selling, either send us an email or fax us a brief description of what you have.
Our Yu-Gi-Oh/CardFight Vanguard buyer can be contacted at
text at 740-815-6996. Cards need to be mint or near mint to have any value.
Please give a brief description of what you have.
Magic Buy/Trade Policy - We Offer Cash or Trade! We are looking for any: 1. Planeswalkers (special type of magic card first released in Lorwyn)
2. Valuable cards (valued over $8 for rares and $5 for uncommons, that we don't already have many of in our inventory).
3. Bulk Rares/Mythics ($1 store credit per 8 rares/mythics, must be actual rares, no time spiral purples or foreign cards).
4. Bulk everything else (except basic land) at $2 to $3.50 per thousand in store credit
Trade Policy: We give store credit on a sliding scale from 15% to 50% (of market price), depending on how quickly we feel the card might sell, how many we already have in stock and condition of the card.
We give half of store credit, if you want cash (or combination of credit and cash).
We are also interested in distressed/store inventories and even junk bins.
The Soldiery represents certain manufacturers and offers their products retail, wholesale to stores, and wholesale to distributors. You can find more information about Intimagik, Rook/Tokkens, and Sailpower Game by visiting their websites:
Behind the Laughing Ogre comic book shop, block and a half south of Henderson Road and High St. on the east side of High St. in Clintonville (suburb of Columbus).
Bus routes: Multiple bus routes allow for easy access to the store. The #2 bus passes right in front of the store, on High St. The #2 is ideal for transportation from the Downtown area or from OSU campus. The #95 stops at the corner of Henderson Rd. and High St. just 2 blocks north of the store.
Schedule of Weekly Activities at The Soldiery: 12/13
Monday - Noon to 11 pm Monday Night Board Game Night - 5:00 pm till 11:00 pm. Free open gaming with access to our demo library or bring your favorite games to teach and play.
Pathfinder Roleplaying - 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm. Open group, willing to run multiple tables, running campaigns every week. Hosting Pathfinder Society games on the 1st Monday of the month.
Tuesday - Noon to 10 pm
Games Workshop 40k Patrol Missions - 5:30 pm, Mission: Annihilation, Deployment: Random, Setup: 500 pts, 1 troop required and no named characters.
Wednesday - Noon to 10 pm
Wizkids Pirates - 7:00 pm, meets first and third wednesdays of the month. Please call for details.
SeaDog Game Studios Tech Commander - 7 pm to 10 pm.
Thursday - Noon to 10 pm
Games Workshop Warhammer Fantasy Warband Mission - 5 pm, 1500 to 2000 pts.
Games Workshop Bloodbowl League - starts 10/31 lasting 13 weeks - 5 pm
Friday - Noon to 1 am
MTG Friday Night Magic DCI Sanctioned Booster Draft - Registration at 6:30 pm and Tournament starts at 7:00 pm. Entry $12.00. Prize of 1 booster per player is split amongst the top finishers. FNM foil for 1st and 2nd place finishers and the other 2 foils are handed out as door prizes at the end of the tournament.
MTG Friday Night Magic DCI Sanctioned Type 2 Constructed (Modern format 1st Friday of the month) Registration at 7:30 pm and Tournament starts at 8:00 pm. Entry FREE. Prize of 2 boosters to 1st and 1 booster to 2nd. FNM foil for 1st and 2nd place finishers and the other 2 foils are handed out as door prizes at the end of the tournament.
Casual Magic Play - 6 pm till 1 am. Bring a deck to play, any format welcome.
Saturday - 10 am to 11 pm
Weiss Schwarz 11 am free tournament w/prizes
Notice: Our Yu-Gi-Oh Saturday Events are "Pay to Stay" events. This means to stay in the store and participate in the event, you need to pay for either event or pay $5 to trade and/or hangout.
250% Payout - Yu-Gi-OhPegasus ChallengeSanctioned 10 am registration - 11:00 am start, $5 entry, max 16 players (no prereg). Pegasus Challenge format, up to 4 rounds swiss. Prize pool is 2.5 astral packs per person in the event ($12.50 retail). Payout is 1 astral pack as participation prize, and the rest split amongst the top finishers.
Cossy numbers are required, please have them with you every week.
A limited supply of Cossy numbers are available to be issued to participants of the event. Pegasus Challenge Formats: 11 am sharp start
11/23/13 Back from the Forbidden
11/30/13 Advanced (Advanced) 12/07/13 Traditional (Traditional)
12/14/13 Back from the Forbidden
12/21/13 Advanced (Advanced) 12/28/13 Traditional (Traditional)
Please see the Konami Website for details about the formats.
Yu-Gi-Oh CCG Unsanctioned Constructed Tournament 10 am registration - 2 pmstart, 6 pm finish, $5 entry, Advanced Tournament format, 4 rounds swiss and cut to the top 8 (at 48 players and up, cut to the top 16). Prizes for top 8, and varies depending on number of paid participants.