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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!

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.

 

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!