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New Products 10/20/17

New Pokemon Releases!!

 

Premium XY Collection Box for $99.99. Very limited quantities.

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Shining Legends Collection Box for $79.99. Also limited quantities.

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New MTG Stuff!

MTG Gift Pack. Has 5 foil lands, 2 foil rares, and 3 booster packs. Normally $19.99— we’re selling them for $14.99. Because that’s really what they’re worth.

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New Board Games!

 

Axis and Allies Anniversary Edition… this thing barely fits on the shelf. We’re selling it for $79.99 (normally $99.99)

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Cat Lady…. for those that are Cat Ladies/Gents… cute new game for $24.99

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Standard Showdown Events!

Join us during our regularly scheduled Sunday Win-a-Box events for a chance to win a Standard Showdown pack!

Standard Showdown packs contain foils, rares, and mythics from the current standard sets…. and the highly coveted foil Rebecca Guay lands!

How Showdown Packs will be prized out:
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1 pack to each player in the top 8
– 1 pack to a select player in the community

Note: For events that have fewer than 8 players, we will distribute one to each player. Excess packs will be saved for events with higher attendance.

These additional prizes will be added for the following Sundays at 6:00pm:
– Sunday, October 29th
– Sunday, November 5th
– Sunday, November 12th
– Sunday, November 19th
– Sunday, November 26th
– Sunday, December 3rd

These events also give 2x Planeswalker points and count double for those participating in the Standard Sponsorship Series.

Pokemon Crimson Invasion Prerelease Events

Sign up here for our prerelease events!

 

Dates and Times:
– Saturday, October 21st at 11:30am
– Monday, October 23rd at 7:00pm
– Thursday, October 26th at 7:00pm
– Saturday, October 28th at 11:30am

Entry fee is $30 and includes:
– 22 card evolution pack featuring key cards from current and prior sets
– 4 Crimson Invasion Booster Packs
– 1 of 4 alternate art promo cards
– 1 Deck building tip sheet

Tournament Structure:

Max. 45 players per weekend event and 20 players per weekday event.

Each player will receive 1 prerelease deck and be given 30 minutes for deck building.

The tournament will last about 3-4 rounds depending on the number of total participants. Each round typically lasts 20 minutes + 3 turns.

Games are played with 4 prize cards rather than the usual 6. Basic energy cards included in the prerelease kits will be provided to players.

Prizing:
Everyone will receive 3 participation packs and we’ll add 1 pack per person to the prize pool to be distributed to the top half players of each division. Additional prize packs will be from sets that are currently available; you may instead accept a voucher for the new set when it is released.

We will also be raffling off some Elite Trainer boxes, EX boxes, and Mythical boxes- one will be added per 8 attendees!

New Products! Week of 10/6/17

So much new stuff this week!!

Betrayal at Baldur’s Gate: on release sale for 20% MSRP until Friday, October 13th. 

Comes with a promo! This is the new release from Wizards of the Coast in the line of Betrayal at House on the Hill games. New mechanics and storyline components.

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Legend of the Five Rings Core Set

Fantasy Flight Games bought the rights to this game from AEG and reprinted it as a Living Card Game. Set in a fictional samurai land, this game has some of the most beautiful art. If you like card games, but aren’t looking to get into a CCG, this is good one to check out.

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Pokemon Shining Legends

We have Elite Trainer boxes and Pikachu and Mewtwo Pin Boxes as well. Grab these limited edition packs before they’re gone!

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Legend of the Five Rings Launch Event

Sunday, October 8th at 12:00pm
Come play some L5R and get some cool swag!

This will just be an open play scenario for people to try out the new stuff. Please bring your extra sets so we can have sets available for people to learn the game as well.

Each participant will receive a clan badge and lanyard (guaranteed 12 badges, hopefully we’ll get 4 kits like we asked for). We will also raffle off the alt art promos. Those who help teach new players or bring someone to teach the game to will guaranteed get an alt art promo.

$5 entry fee (free for preorder customers)

Ixalan Sealed League Starts October 3rd

Join us for some league action! Great event for new players who want to get some practice with deckbuilding and some light competition and for veteran players looking for a fun experience.

League is every Tuesday from October 3rd – October 24th at 7:00pm. If you cannot make it to the Tuesday meet time, you are welcome to play matches at other times with League Players throughout the week.

Entry fee is $25 to start league (you’ll get a prerelease pack to build your first deck)
The first 30 participants will receive a collector’s box to store their cards in.

Rules of the League:
– Play as many matches as you want.
– Get a free mulligan each match.
– Add another booster pack to your pool after 3 losses and/or at the beginning of the next league session (max. 3 packs per week)
-We’ll hold your league materials in between weeks.

Prizing:
– Play all 4 league events = 3 packs
– Win more than 5 matches in a row = 1 pack
– Bring a friend who’s never played at Mothership before to join the league = 1 pack
– Play 10+ games = 1 Wizards promo item
– Don’t be a douchebag to other players and actually foster community at the ‘ship = 1 pack*

Note: * means that it’s up to Lauren’s discretion if you get this bonus pack or not

Ixalan RELEASE Weekend Events

This set has pirates and dinosaurs. I mean, seriously. Who isn’t playing this block? People who don’t like cool shit, that’s who.

Here’s what we’re doing for the weekend. Come do stuff.

Thurday, September 28th at 11:59pm: Midnight Events
*Midnight Booster Draft
– $12 entry fee
– 1 pack per person into the prize pool, paid to top half
*Midnight Second Chance Prerelease
– $25 entry fee
– 2 packs per person into the prize pool, paid to top half

Friday, September 29th at 7:30pm: Release Day
*FNM Standard:

– $6 entry fee
– 1.5 packs per person into the prize pool, paid to top half
– Still doing Fatal Push promos
*FNM Draft:
– $12 entry fee
– 1.5 packs per person into the prize pool, paid to top half
– Still doing Fatal Push promos

Saturday, September 30th at 1:30pm: Sealed Box Win a Box
– $135 entry fee- includes the sealed box/$35 if you got your box elsewhere
– Need 6 players to fire
– 1 box per 6 players into the prize pool

Saturday, September 30th at 7:30pm: Sealed Draft
– $24 entry fee
– 2 packs per person into the prize pool, payout to top half

Sunday, October 1st at 6:00pm: Booster Draft
– $12 entry fee
– 1 pack per person into the prize pool, paid to top half

DRAFT WEEKEND PROMO GIVEN ON SATURDAY AND SUNDAY!

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Ixalan Preorders

Fill out this form if you would like to preorder your Ixalan Booster Boxes, Bundles, or Planeswalker Decks! Each of these items is highly allocated, so you must pay by the deadline in order to guarantee your items.

Booster boxes will be $105 (including tax) and Fat Packs will be $39.99 (not including tax).

The first 50 customers to purchase a booster box will get a Burning Sun’s Avatar promo *and* a Buy-a-Box Booster Pack (which supposedly has double the Standard Showdown pack swag.)

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You must make a 50% deposit on your preorder by Thursday, September 28th or your preorder will be deleted. Full payment must be received to receive your preorder.

Ixalan Prerelease Events

Sign up here for our Ixalan Prerelease Events!

Event dates and times:
– Friday, September 22nd (Sealed) at 11:59pm
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Saturday, September 23rd (Sealed) at 11:30am, 4:00, and 8:30pm
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unday, September 24th (Sealed) at 1:30pm
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Sunday, September 24th(2-Headed Giant) at 6:30pm

Event Structure/Prizing:
All events are 3 rounds Swiss. Prizing is 1 pack per round win, +1 pack for participation (must play at least one round), +1 pack for going 3-0.

Event Fees: (can be paid by phone or at the store)
– Preregister and prepay by Thursday, September 21st = $25
– “At the door” = $30
– Register for all 6 for the price of 5 = $130
– VIP Package = $165

Our VIP Package includes:
– All 6 prerelease events
– 1 pack of sleeves (any in stock)
– 12 drink/snack coupons
– Table service (you don’t have to wait in line for stuff!)
– Priority pack distribution (I’ll hand it to you personally)
– 12 extra raffle tickets
– Commemorative badge and lanyard
– Special box prices ($95 per Ixalan box including tax)

Side Events/Raffles:
For every prerelease event, we hand out an Achievement Sheet (link shows the one from our last event) where players can earn raffle tickets for completing various tasks during the event. Players put their raffle tickets into the boxes that correspond to specific prizes. The prize options for the Ixalan prereleases will be a Planechase Anthology, FTV Lore, various Mothership swag, playmats, event entry vouchers, Planeswalker decks, and much more.

Houston Charity Event Weekend: Sept. 8th-10th

Join us for a series of amazing events to raise funds for our friends and family in Houston that are being affected by the devastating flooding. All profits from these events will be distributed to local organizations that are directly helping those in need and directly to some friends of the ship that have lost everything.

If you would like to help, here’s what we need:
– Cash donations (credit cards are accepted, but we’ll need to subtract the fees)
– Donations for household items, pet supplies, and toiletries
– People with trucks who can deliver collected items to local donation centers
– Items for prize support

We’ll be collecting items at the ship from Friday, September 8th to Sunday, September 10th during the events.

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FRIDAY’S CHARITY EVENTS:

Thanks to our friends at Alliance, we have boxes of Magic Origins, Amonkhet, and Hour of Devastation to use as prize support! Choose your draft when you get here!

Drafts at 4:00pm, 6:00pm, and 8:00pm for Hour of Devastation/Amonkhet ($15 entry fee; 2 packs per person into the prize pool; store credit not an option)

Drafts at 4:30pm, 6:30pm, and 7:3pm for Magic Origins ($10 entry fee; 2 packs per person into the prize pool; store credit not an option)

SATURDAY’S CHARITY EVENTS:

X-Wing Tournament: $10 entry fee
*Buy reroll tickets for $1 each. First reroll costs 1 ticket, second costs 2 tickets, etc.
*Prizes will include seasonal kit items and ships

MTG Modern Charity Tournament at 7:30pm: $10 entry fee
*Community members are donating singles to prize support
*2 packs per person will be added to the prize pool; store credit not an option

SUNDAY’S CHARITY EVENTS:

Star Wars Destiny Tournament at 2:30pm: $10 entry fee
*Buy reroll tickets for $1 each. First reroll costs 1 ticket, second costs 2 tickets, etc.
*Prizes will include seasonal kit items and singles

MTG Win-a-Box Charity Tournament at 6:00pm: $10 entry fee
*One box per 10 people will be added to the prize pool
*Standard Showdown packs will also be available