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M19 Sealed League

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 July 18 to August 7 at 6:30pm. 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 and includes 6 boosters of Core Set 2019 to build a 40 card 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 = 4 packs
– Win more than 5 matches in a row = 1 pack
– Play 10+ games = 1 Wizards promo item

Pokemon Celestial Storm Prerelease

Sign up online and secure your spot!

Dates and Times:
– Sunday, July 22nd at 4:00pm
– Monday, July 23rd at 7:00pm
– Tuesday, July 24th at 7:00pm
– Saturday, July July 28th at 1:00pm

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

Max. 96 players for all events. Sign up sheet will be cutoff when we hit event caps. Preregistration is highly recommended to ensure a spot in the 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 2 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.

Core Set 2019 Prerelease Events

Sign up in store or online for your  Core Set 2019 Prerelease events at Mothership!

-Entry fee is $30 ($25 if you prepay by 7/5/2018) and includes 1 prerelease kit. Each pack contains 6 booster packs of Core Set 2019, 1 foil stamped promo card, and 1 spindown die

-Each event is 3 Swiss rounds. All players will receive a participation pack. Prizing is 1 pack of Core Set 2019 per round win. Undefeated players will get 1 extra pack.

– Tournament players will be eligible for raffle prizes including a Commander Anthology, Jace Spellbook, booster box of Core 2019, sleeves, deckboxes, and other cool swag!

Tournament Days and Times:



Prerelease PARTY events:
*These events are for people looking for a casual experience and not a tournament setting. Or for people who may not be able to stay for the whole event.*

 

 

MTG Core 2019 Open House

Join us for a intro session to MTG and to the new set, Core 2019! Each participant will get a free sample deck to take home.

Saturday, June 30th at 1:00pm

Those who help teach others or those who play at least 5 games with 5 unique opponents will receive a full art promo. We reserve the right to limit the distribution of promos to people who try to scam the system and not help facilitate a welcoming environment for new players.

Guttersnipe promo

Free RPG Day: Saturday, June 16th

Join us for a whole day of RPG action! We’ll have 7 different RPGs running throughout the day for people to get a taste of the amazing world of tabletop gaming!

Free RPG Day swag is limited to 1 item per person. Those who participate in any of our events will be eligible for additional swag and the specialty item swag.

2018 RPG Schedule

11:00am: Cypher System (Predation)— a game for fans of sci-fi and dinosaurs!

12:00pm: Sentinel Comics RPGS— a game for those who want to be superheroes in real life, but still not in real life

1:00pm:  40k Wrath and Glory— the new Warhammer RPG!

3:00pm: Call of Cthuhlu— does this require anymore explanation? RAWR CTHULHU!

4:00pm: D&D Horror Crawl— Lamentations of the Flame Princess adventure (not recommended for the kiddos)

4:00pm: D&D 5e Adventure— traditional D&D!

8:00pm: Vampire the Masquerade—  a revamp of the original RPG that’s releasing this summer

Feel free to RSVP for any of the above games by emailing lauren@mothershipatx.com! Otherwise, seats are on a first-come, first-served basis.

Battlebond Events and Preorders

Join us for some sweet 2HG action with a new set dedicated to multiplayer games!

Click here to preregister or preorder for Battlebond!

Battlebond Preview Events

Saturday, June 2nd and Sunday, June 3rd at 1:30pm
$30 entry fee perteam

Battlebond Launch Party

Friday, June 8th at 7:30pm and Saturday, June 9th at 1:30pm
$30 entry fee per team

 

Event fee only covers both players. Both team members must be paid and preregistered to guarantee a slot.

*While we will do our best to match people into teams, the only way to guarantee a partner is to find one before the event.

Event info:

  • Each team of two will receive six Battlebond booster packs. The team will build two decks from the six booster packs¬—one deck for each player.
  • The remaining unused cards will create a shared sideboard.
  • Teams play single game matches.

Prizing

  • 2 packs per players into the prize pool
  • Payout is 2 packs per round win per team

Standard Showdown: Dominaria Edition

Sundays at 6:00pm— join us for Standard Showdown!

$6 entry fee. 1.5 booster packs of Dominaria added to the prize pool to be added to the top half players.

Top 8 players get a Standard Showdown pack and 1 lucky non-top 8er will get one too!

4-card Standard Showdown booster packs contain:

  • 2 rare or mythic rare cards from a currently legal Standard set
  • 1 foil basic land from Dominaria
  • 1 foil card of any rarity from a currently legal Standard set

Dominaria Sealed League: May 1st-22nd

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 1st– May 22nd at 6:30pm. 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 plus tax and includes 6 boosters of Dominaria to build a 40 card 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

International Tabletop Day and Swap Meet

Saturday, April 28th from 11:00am to 6:00pm

Our 3rd year of doing International Tabletop Day!

There will be raffles all day and many things on sale to celebrate all things tabletop!

NEW EVENT—- THE BOARD GAME SWAP MEET
– Bring some of your (gently) used games to trade with other players
– NO CASH TRADES— though you may give someone store credit
– We will provide post-its to write your name and your asking price