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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
– S
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.

Standard Showdown for Hour of Devastation!

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.

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, August 20th
– Sunday, August 27th
– Sunday, September 3rd
– Sunday, September 10th

These events also give 2x Planeswalker points and count double towards your standings in the Standard Sponsorship Series.

Commander 2017 Preorders are Open!

We’re selling 25 sets of all 4 decks for a special preorder price of $120 including tax (normal MSRP is over $150 including tax).

You must sign up through this Google form and you must prepay in order to guarantee your preorder.

Release date: Friday, August 25th (we’ll stay open past midnight on Thursday night for pickups)

*Note: we will not be taking preorders for individual decks. They will be on a first-come, first served basis.

Hour of Devastation 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 18th – August 8th 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 4 booster packs of Hour of Devastation and 2 packs 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

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
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Saturday, July 8th (Sealed) at 11:30am, 4:00, and 8:30pm
– S
unday, July 9th (Sealed) at 1:30pm
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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.

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.

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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