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Hour of Devastation Prerelease Events

Sign up here for our Hour of Devastation Prerelease Events!

Event dates and times:
– Friday, July 7th (Sealed) at 11:59pm
– 
Saturday, July 8th (Sealed) at 11:30am, 4:00, and 8:30pm
– S
unday, July 9th (Sealed) at 1:30pm
– 
Sunday, July 9th (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, April 20th (by closing) = $25
– “At the door” = $30
– Register for all 6 for the price of 5 = $125
– VIP Package = $200

Our VIP Package includes:
– All 6 prerelease events
– 1 pack of sleeves (any in stock)
– 12 drink/snack coupons
– 8 hour block in the LAN center
– Ultimate Guard Flip Top Box (80 card size)
– $20 store credit
– 6 extra raffle tickets
– Commemorative badge and lanyard
– Ability to preorder a booster box for $95 including tax
– Priority pack distribution (I’ll hand it to you personally)

(No substitutions, please)

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

Star Wars Destiny Store Championship

Date: Sunday, June 25th at 11:00am (dice roll at 11:30am)

Event fee: $10– your registration is only confirmed once you have paid the event fees.  Register here!

Tournament structure: Hard cap at 48 players. Swiss rounds with a cut to top 8. Must fill out a decklist.

Prizing:
Top 32 – An alternate art version of the upgrade card The Best Defense.
Top 8 – A deckbox showcasing the First Order and its legions of Stormtroopers.
Top 4 – A playmat featuring Captain Phasma
Top 2 – An extended art, plastic, spot-glossed Captain Phasma, Elite Trooper card.
First Place – A printed art plaque to commemorate your victory and a first-round bye card that is valid at any 2017 or 2018 Star Wars: Destiny Regional Championship!

Additional prizing:
Destiny booster packs, singles, and accessories will be added to the prize and raffle pool proportional to the number of players attending.

Please fill out the following form and come to the store or call us at 512-291-7399 to pay your event fees. *Registration form!*

Free RPG Day!

Join us for our first Free RPG Day at Mothership!

Anyone who comes by the store will get a free promotional RPG-related item with the premium items available to those who participate in events.

We’ll be running a number of one-shots throughout the day for D&D 5th edition, Pathfinder, and a number of indie RPGs.

Here are some of the games that will be running. Email lauren@mothershipatx.com to sign up!

11:00am: D&D 5th edition Boot Camp

12:00pm: D&D 5th edition One-Shot

2:00pm: Dungeon Crawl Classics

4:00pm: Pathfinder One Shot

6:00pm: D&D Intro Session and One Shot

6:00pm: Starfinder One Shot


These items will be available to anyone who stops by the store (limit 1 item per customer). You may take extras if you participate in one of our events for the day.

  • Starfinder Quickstart
  • RuneQuest Quickstart Guide
  • Dungeon Crawl Classics Adventure/Quickstart
  • Conan RPG Quickstart
  • Numenara Module
  • Vaginas are Magic Supplement
  • 13th Age Quickstart
  • TORG Eternity
  • Through the Breach Minis
  • Ninja Crusade Quickstart

Bonus swag for our participants:

  • Q-Workshop Dice
  • Gaming Paper
  • RPG Status Tokens

X-Wing Store Championship

Date: Saturday, June 10th at 11:00am (dice roll at 11:30am)

Registration: Fill out this form here.

Event fee: $15 ($10 if paid by Friday, June 9th at close)— your registration is only confirmed once you have paid the event fees. No refunds will be given after Friday, June 9th.

Tournament structure: Hard cap at 32 players. Max 5 Swiss rounds, cut to top 8. Must fill out a squad sheet, which you can download here.

Rule set: We will be using the official rules as per Fantasy Flight Games. You can download the full rules here.

Prizing Structure:
Top 32 – An alternate art version of the upgrade card Engine Upgrade.
Top 8 – An acrylic full-length range ruler.
Top 4 – A range 1 and a range 1-2 ruler.
Top 2 – A printed acrylic Agent Kallus token.
First Place – A printed art plaque to commemorate your victory and a first-round bye card that is valid at any 2017 or 2018 X-Wing Regional Championship!

Additional prizing:
Store credit vouchers, X-Wing ships and accessories will be added to the prize pool and to the raffle pool for every two players that we get in excess of 8 players.

Standard Showdown Sundays! May 28th to July 2nd

And WoTC has done it again! Special Standard Showdown packs!

Select Sundays at 6:30pm, we’ll be adding Standard Showdown Packs to our regular Win-a-Box tournament.  $10 entry fee.
– Sunday, May 28th
– Sunday, June 4th
– Sunday, June 11th
– Sunday, June 18th
– Sunday, June 25th
– Sunday, July 2nd

How Showdown Packs will be prized out:
– 
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.

Standard Showdown packs contain the following:

  • 2 rare or mythic rare from a currently legal Standard set
  • 1 Amonkhet full-art land
  • 1 premium card of any rarity from a currently legal Standard set, including Amonkhet full-art lands

*Standard Showdown: Amonkhet booster packs do not include Masterpieces.

Amonkhet Game Day Events

When: Saturday, May 20th at 4pm and Sunday, May 21st at 4pm

Format: Standard

Entry fee: $10

Prizing:
1st place: 1 box of Amonkhet boosters and the Champion playmat
Top 8 will get the full art Glorybringer. Top 30 players will get the alternate art Trueheart Duelist.

3 booster packs will be added to the prize pool for every player after the first 12. Prize packs will be distributed at the TO’s discretion based on the number of participants registered at the start of the event.

Trueheart-Duelist-Promo-Amonkhet-Spoiler

Glorybringer-Promo-Amonkhet-Spoiler

Pokemon Summer League Cup: June 11th

Date: Sunday, June 11th

Event fee: $15

Preregistration: 
Register here!
– Pay your event fee in store or call us at 512-291-7399 to pay by phone

***Anyone who has signed up but not prepaid by Saturday, June 10th at 11:00pm will automatically be shifted to the “stand-by list” and will be given a spot in the order in which they show up to registration.

Time: Registration from 10:30am to 10:55am. Player meeting starts promptly at 11:00am. If you are not seated with your decklist by 11:00am, you will be given a round 1 game loss.

Tournament structure: Swiss rounds, cut to top 8 for single elimination. Premier format rules. Maximum 32 players. Under 16 players will be best of 3, more than 16 players will be best of 1.

League Cup Kit Prizing:
1 stamped playmat for first place for each division
Championship points in the following manner:
Play Pokemon League Cup

Additional prizing:
1 box of Sun and Moon Guardians Rising packs will be added to the prize pool for every 12 players registered in the tournament. Packs will be distributed proportionally to each division to a minimum of the top 3 players.

Please fill out the following form and come to the store or call us at 512-291-7399 to pay your event fees.

Standard Sponsorship Series for HOU Season!

Standard Sponsorship Series

What is it? A chance to win a sponsored spot on Team Mothership by playing in our standard events and earning a spot in the Finals on Sunday, June 25th at 6:00pm

How do you sign up? Play in at least 6 sanctioned standard events at Mothership from Friday, May 5th to Wednesday, June 21st.

How do you win a spot in the Finals? We’ll take your top 6 standard event records and average them. Game Days and PPTQ records will be worth two records. The highest scoring players will be invited to play off for one of 4 slots on our sponsored team.

When are Finals? Finals will be held on Sunday, June 25th at 6:00pm. Those invited to finals will be informed by Thursday, June 22nd.

What do you get for being on the sponsored team?

  • Mothership swag
  • Free entry into an Hour of Devastation prerelease
  • Free entry into our next PPTQ
  • 20% off all standard singles until 9/23/17
  • Ability to borrow standard singles until 9/23/17

Amonkhet Sealed League: May 2-May 23

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 May 2nd – May 23th 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 $20 and includes 6 booster packs of Amonkhet to build a 40 card deck with. 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
– Build a deck that Lauren thinks is really funny = 1 pack*
– 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