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Unrivaled Tournament Series for Board Games

Mothership Books and Games is proud to be one of the satellite locations for the Unrivaled Tournament Series. Satellite tournaments feed into regionals and finals where the grand prizes amount to $250,000.

 

LAST TOURNAMENTS OF THE SEASON.

*Winners of each of these tournaments will be given a free trip to Las Vegas to play in the Finals*

Ascension: Event starts at 12:00pm on Saturday, June 17th, $15 entry fee. Register here!

Epic Spell Wars II: Event starts at 12:00pm on Sunday, June 18th, $15 entry fee. Register here!

Amonkhet Preorders and Release Weekend

Amonkhet Preorders

Get your booster boxes for $110 including tax. And you can reserve your Bundles and Planeswalker Decks. Sign up here on our Google form!

First 50 customers to preorder booster boxes will get this sweet promo:amonkhet buy a box

 

Amonkhet Release Weekend Events

  • Thursday, April 27th
    – Midnight draft at 11:59pm
  • Friday, April 28th
    – Booster draft at 2:00pm
    – 
    FNM: Standard and Draft at 7:30pm
  • Saturday, April 29th
    – Sealed Box ($135) at 3:00pm *must preregister on this form, max 16 players*
    – S
    ealed draft ($24) at 7:30pm
  • Sunday, April 30th
    – Booster draft at 12:00pm
    – Win-a-Box Draft ($18) 6:00pm

Participants in any release event will be eligible to receive this cool release weekend promo while supplies last:

amonkhet release promo

 

International Tabletop Day Events- April 28th and 29th

Join us in celebrating all things tabletop! We’ll be running a number of events throughout the weekend!

ITTD Pre-Party

Friday, April 28th at 4th Tap Brewing Coop from 6pm-10pm
– Our new friends down the road on Metric Blvd. are graciously hosting us for an awesome pre-party for International Tabletop Day. We’ll be bringing some demo games and raffle prizes for the night. Feel free to bring your own or try something off their shelf. And, of course, try their amazing beers!

The Main Event

Saturday, April 29th at Mothership Books and Games from 11am to 2am
Open Board Gaming all day! We have almost 50 new demo games that we’ve added to our shelf and will be launching our Board Game Rental Program. Ask Lauren for more details at the event!

RPG Corner at Pokejos BBQ: We’ve reserved the party room from 12pm to 9pm for our D&D Boot Camp and D&D One Shots. We’ll also have Alan available for our Q&A sessions.

Unrivaled Tournaments: We’re hosting a tournament series that ends in a $250,000 grand prize finals this summer. We’re doing 2 of the satellite tournaments to qualify players for the regional tournaments. King of Tokyo at 1:00pm and Munchkin at 4:00pm for a $5 entry fee.

– Hourly Raffles: Every hour, we’ll be doing a number of raffles based on the number of participants at the event during that time. Over $1,000 in prizes are available to be raffled and will be disbursed based on the number of participants throughout the day. (Fine print: I’m not giving shit away if people don’t come to the event.) Participants will receive a ticket each hour they are present and can earn 1 additional ticket for every $5 they spend on tabletop games and accessories. Raffles include sealed copies of games, ITTD swag, Mothership swag, and game promos. Examples: Axis and Allies miniatures kits, 7 Wonders Duel, Mysterium, Colt Express, Cash ‘n Guns, Agricola promos, Mothership tote bags.
 

Modern Masters Sealed League: Tuesday in April

Play Modern Masters in a casual setting!

Tuesdays at 7:00pm on April 4, 11, 18, and 25th

First week, buy in is $50 for 6 packs of Modern Masters. Build a 40 card deck and play 3 rounds.

2nd through 4th weeks: Buy up to 3 packs to add to your card pool, play 3 rounds. (Special pack prices for League Members: $9 for 1 pack, $17 for 2 packs, $25 for 3 packs)

Point system:
1 point for participation
1 point per round win

Prizing system:
At the end of the 4th week, players will receive packs based on their points from the league weeks:
4-8 points: 2 packs of MM17
9-12 points: 3 packs of MM17
13+ points: 4 packs of MM17

Amonkhet Prerelease Events

Sign up here for our Amonkhet Prerelease Events!

Event Schedule:
Friday, April 21st at 11:59pm (starts after FMN at midnight): Sealed
Saturday, April 22nd at 12:00pm, 4:00pm, and 8:00pm: Sealed
Sunday, April 23rd at 2:30pm: Sealed
Sunday, April 23rd at 6:30pm: Two-Headed Giant

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
– Mothership T-Shirt OR Playmat
– 6 extra raffle tickets
– Priority pack distribution (I’ll hand it to you personally)

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.

Pokemon Guardians Rising Prerelease Events

*Note: preregistration is highly recommended as we typically sell out for these events. Please fill out our Google form to preregister.*

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

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. Players that are grouped into the same division will not be separated for prizing.  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!

Pokemon League Cup: Saturday, April 8th

***You must preregister through this Google form in order to be guaranteed a seat. Those who do not preregister will not necessarily be able to enter the event. Hard cap at 32 players.***

Event Fee: $15

Date: Saturday, April 8th

Time: Registration will begin at 10:30am and close at 10:55am. Player meeting will start promptly at 11:00am. If you are not seated and ready with your decklist by the player meeting, you will be given a round 1 game loss.

*If you didn’t see the above link, you can pregister here.*

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: http://www.pokemon.com/us/play-pokemon/pokemon-events/pokemon-tournaments/tcg-league-cup/

Additional prizing:
1 box of Sun and Moon 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.

Modern Masters 2017 Release Weekend

**Preorders for Modern Masters 2017 are closed to the public. Requests can be made to Lauren or Tom directly, but are not guaranteed unless explicitly stated. Boxes and packs will be available for purchase on the day of while supplies last.***

RELEASE WEEKEND EVENTS

Thursday, March 16th at 11:59pm
Friday, March 17th at 6:30pm
Saturday, March 18th at 6:30pm
– Entry fee: $45
– 3 pack draft; 3 rounds Swiss
– 1 pack of Modern Masters 2017 per round win or bye
*Note: if you do not want to pass your pack in the draft, you will need to scoop from the pod.

Sunday, March 19th at 2:00pm: Sealed Draft
– Entry fee: $55
– 3 packs sealed of Modern Masters 2017; 3 packs drafted of Conspiracy 2
– 3 rounds Swiss
– 1 pack of Modern Masters per round win or bye

Sunday, March 19th at 4:00pm: Modern Masters Win-a-Box
– 
Entry fee: $20
– Format: Modern
– Minimum 12 people to fire
– Swiss rounds with a cut to top
– 2 packs of Modern Masters 2017 will be added to the prize pool for each participant over 12. Distribution will be based on total participants and decided prior to the start of the tournament.

 

Pokemon League Challenge: March 11th

$6 entry

Swiss rounds, best of 1

1.5 packs per player will be added to the prize pool and prized out to the top half players per division. If multiple divisions are grouped together, then the prizing will be split into those respective groups.

Note: if promos do not arrive in time, players will be able to receive them at a later date

Aether Revolt Game Day

Saturday, February 11th and Sunday, February 12th at 4:00pm

Format: Standard

Entry fee: $10

Prizing:
1st place: 1 box of Aether Revolt boosters and the Champion playmat
Top 8 will get the full art Yahenni’s Expertise. Top 30 players will get the alternate art Trophy Mage.

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.