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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.

 

Board Game Preorders February 2017

Check out some of our upcoming preorder deals! Preorder requests should be in by February 20th for the best chance of getting product guaranteed.

All preorder prices are only guaranteed upon complete payment.

Fill out our Google form or call the store to reserve your preorder.

Click on the pictures to get more info on the game!

AVAILABLE PREORDERS


smash up

Smash Up: What Were We Thinking Expansion

Preorder price: $19.99 +tax (MSRP: $24.99)


Ghostbusters II The Board Game Preorder Price: $70 + tax (MSRP: $90) Get both the Slimer and Louis Tully Expansions with the base game for $120 +tax! (MSRP: 150)

Ghostbusters II The Board Game

Preorder Price: $70 + tax (MSRP: $90)

Get both the Slimer and Louis Tully Expansions with the base game for $120 +tax! (MSRP: $150)


 evil dealEvil Dead 2: The Official Board Game

Preorder price: $49.99 (MSRP: $59.99)


letters

Letters from Whitechapel Dear Boss Expansion

Preorder price: $24.95 (MSRP: $29.95)



havre

Le Havre

Finally being reprinted!
Preorder price: $54.99 (MSRP: $70)


CW-core-game-boxCthulhu Wars Base Game

*looking for the expansions? email Lauren at lauren@mothershipatx.com for bundle options*

Preorder price: $159 (MSRP $199)


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Takenoko Collector’s Edition

Preorder price: $235 (MSRP $279)

*Chibis Expansion Collector’s Edition available as well for $110 preorder price (MSRP $139)*

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.

Standard 1K PPTQ on Sunday, January 29th

Date: Sunday, January 29th

Event fee: $30 ($25 if preregistered *and* paid by January 28th).

Preregistration: Fill out this Google form and come to the store or call 512-291-7399 to pay by phone.

Time: Registration will begin at 11:00am and close at 11:55am. Player meeting will start promptly at 12:00pm. If you are not seated and ready with your decklist by the player meeting, you will be given a round 1 game loss.

Tournament structure: Swiss rounds, cut to top 8. Competitive REL.

Prizing Structure:

At 35 players: $500 into the pool
1st $150
2nd $70
3rd and 4th $60 each
5th thru 8th $40 each

At 45 players: $750 into the pool
1st $225
2nd $105
3rd and 4th $90 each
5th thru 8th $60 each

60 players and over: $1000 into the pool
1st $300
2nd $140
3rd and 4th $120 each
5th thru 8th $80 each

Aether Revolt Preorders and Release Weekend!

PREORDERS

Fill out our Google form to preorder your booster boxes, bundles, and Planeswalker decks! The first 60 customers to purchase a full booster box will receive this sweet promo:

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RELEASE WEEKEND EVENTS:

 

  • Thursday, January 19th:
    • Midnight draft 11:59pm

  • Friday, January 20th:
    • Booster draft 2:00pm
    • FNM: Standard and Draft 7:30pm
  • Sunday,  January 22nd: 
    • Booster draft 12:00pm
    • Win-a-Box Frontiers 6:00pm

Release Weekend Promos available while supplies last!

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Pokemon Sun and Moon Prerelease Events

Sign up here for our Sun and Moon Prerelease events!

Events on Saturday, January 21st at 1:00pm and Monday, January 23rd at 7:30pm!

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

Max. 24 players per 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!