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Trivia Nights in November!

MTG Trivia Night

Saturday, November 11th at 9:30pm— you can still play in the trivia night even if you are playing in one of the events!

General Nerd Trivia Night

Saturday, November 25th at 9:30pm— categories will be a selection from movies, TV, gaming, and other general nerd categories. There will *defnitely* be a category on Thanksgiving trivia.

 

Entry fee: $5 per person. Max 4 people to a team. Team name is a requirement.

Prizing: all entry fees will go to the prize pool
1st place team = 50% of the prize pool
2nd place team= 30% of the prize pool
3rd place team= 20 % of the prize pool

Rules:
BYOB allowed after events end- severe drunken behavior will disqualify your team and result in you being permabanned- this includes puking, aggressive behavior, violence, threatening others, yelling words that shouldn’t be said in public

All cell phones and other internet accessing devices must be placed in a basket to be kept at the front of the store. Any cheating will result in disqualification and permabanning of the offending player.

Trivia structure:
– 8 rounds— 10 questions each
– Most points after all rounds = winner!
– In the event of a tie or multiple ties, the prize brackets will be split

Standard PPTQ on Nov. 19th– No Prize Support

Event is on Sunday, November 19th at 11:30am. Store opens at 11:00am.

$10 entry fee. No prize support. All event fees go to paying for the judge and staff.

Hard cap at 24 players. We will open a waitlist once we hit 24 players. There will be other events that day at the store, so we will be capped based on physical space. If we are able to accommodate more people, we will, but we are only planning on 24 seats.

You can preregister here. The form will tell you if you have a slot or if you are on the waitlist.

Ixalan Mid-Season League: Starts Nov. 7

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.
 
The mid-season League is every Tuesday from November 7th – November 28th 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 to start league– gets you 6 Ixalan packs.
 
Rules of the League:
– Play as many matches as you want– minimum of 3 per week to be eligible for prizing
– 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 (play at least 3 different people) = 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

Trivia Night!

When: Saturday, October 28th at 9:30pm

Entry fee: $10 per person. Max 4 people to a team. Team name is a requirement.

Categories:
– Halloween Trivia
– Movie Quotes
– STEM Trivia
– TV/Movie Series
– Pop Music
– Tabletop Gaming
– Video Gaming
– Austin Trivia

Prizing: all entry fees will go to the prize pool
1st place team = 50% of the prize pool
2nd place team= 30% of the prize pool
3rd place team= 20 % of the prize pool

Rules:
BYOB allowed after events end- severe drunken behavior will disqualify your team and result in you being permabanned- this includes puking, aggressive behavior, violence, threatening others, yelling words that shouldn’t be said in public

All cell phones and other internet accessing devices must be placed in a basket to be kept at the front of the store. Any cheating will result in disqualification and permabanning of the offending player.

Trivia structure:
– 8 rounds— 10 questions each
– Most points after all rounds = winner!
– In the event of a tie or multiple ties, the prize brackets will be split

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:
– 
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!

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 Prerelease Events

Sign up here for our Ixalan Prerelease Events!

Event dates and times:
– Friday, September 22nd (Sealed) at 11:59pm
– 
Saturday, September 23rd (Sealed) at 11:30am, 4:00, and 8:30pm
– S
unday, September 24th (Sealed) at 1:30pm
– 
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.