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Kickstarter Demo for Cuisine a la Card: Friday, May 1st at 6:30pm

We’ll be hosting a local Austin game company on Friday, May 1st starting at 6:30pm to demo their game Cuisine a la Card. Come check it out, it looks like a pretty cool game….

Game synopsis from their Kickstarter page: “Cuisine a la Card is a fast-paced, competitive deck-building card game of creating and submitting meals for a panel of judges.”

Check out their Kickstarter here.

 

 

 

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Hearthstone Blackrock Mountain Launch Party: Saturday, April 25th

We’re getting the official support package for a Blackrock Mountain Launch Party from Blizzard, so come out and join us!

When: Saturday, April 25th at 7:00pm

Format: We’ll be running a free 4 Deck, 1 Ban, Last Deck Standing Tournament. Wifi will be available, or get a discounted rate on one of our LAN Center PC’s to play in the event.

Prizing: Door prizes and Top 4 prizing will be available from the Blizzard Support Kit, and includes Hearthstone Pint Glasses, Coasters, Lanyards, an iPad cleaner, and even a Lil Hogger Plush toy!

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Dragons of Tarkir Game Day: April 18th and 19th

Saturday, April 18th at 6:00pm and Sunday, April 19th at 1:00pm

Entry fee: $10

Format: Standard

Number of rounds: to be determined based on number of players

Prizing Structure: all players will receive a participation pack. We will add an additional pack to the prize pool for each person to distribute among the top 8 players.

Promo card and playmat distribution: top 30 players will receive a full-art Scaleguard Sentinels promo card. Each of the top 8 players will receive the foil full-art Thunderbreak Regent promo. 1st place will receive the Game Day Champion Playmat.

Look at the preeeeety promos….

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International Tabletop Day: Saturday, April 11th

Join us for Mothership’s first International Tabletop Day under the store’s new ownership. We’ve got special edition copies of some of the best board games as well as dozens of special promos and giveaways all day.

Register for this event at EventBrite. Tickets are free and bringing a copy of the ticket gets you 15% off of select board games, miniatures, and RPGs.

Two of our local players, Joe Kleinman and Chris Tilton, will be showcasing their new game, “Superheros of Wootlabs” (tentatively titled). The game is based on Joe’s webcomic, Wootlabs, and is a super-cute, super-family friendly, superhero-themed, super-cooperative card game. They will doing demos of their game from 1:00pm to 5:00pm.

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Friday Night Magic for March 2015

This month the FNM promo is….

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Hordeling Outburst!

In addition to our normally scheduled FNM booster draft and standard tournaments, we’ll also be hosting casual prizing draft and multiplayer commander at 7:30pm.

 

Entry fees:
Casual prizing draft ($12 entry)
Multiplayer commander ($5 entry)

Prizing structure: For casual events, each player will get 1 participation pack. Winners (as determined by the tournament structure) will be awarded Hordeling Outburst promos.

 

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March Star City Games Game Night: Every Wednesday!


Wednesday Nights are Star City Games Game Night!

 

SCG Games Nights are continuing into March! We have these exclusive Foil Rat tokens and pins to add to the prize pool for our regularly scheduled booster draft and standard tournaments at 7:30pm.

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Each Wednesday, we’ll have 2 pins and 10 tokens to give away in addition to our regular prizing of booster packs:

Undefeated players in draft and the top 3 in standard will receive a foil token each.

The pins will be raffled off at the end of the event: 1 each for a random player in the draft and a random player in standard.

The remaining tokens from the night will also be raffled off to those who did not receive pins or tokens for the night.

We also have the matching dice bags, playmats, and sleeves available for sale.

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Smash 4 Tournament: Saturday, February 28th at 6:30pm

First Smash Tournament of the year!

 

We’ll be hosting a Smash 4 cash tournament on Saturday, February 28th from 6:30pm until it ends!

 

Entry fee: $3 (please bring cash… we will charge an extra $0.50 for credit transactions for this event fee.)

Prizing structure: all entry fees will be added into the prize pool and be distributed as follows:
1st place: 50% of the prize pool
2nd place: 35% of the prize pool
3rd place: 15% of the prize pool

Got a Wii U and a copy of Smash? Contact Lauren at the store to volunteer to add an extra setup.

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Dying Light Super Showcase

iGames and NVIDIA have sponsored a showcase featuring DYING LIGHT on our systems.

Super Showcase Schedule

Hour 1 – Open Play

- Computers will be reserved to get the feel for the game before we start running side events and mini-tournaments

Hours 2-6 – Be The Zombie Boot Camp / Group Play

-Learn to play in zombie mode and invade group play games.
-Zombie player will receive a raffle ticket for participating and for each co-op team they defeat (max 3 tickets).

Raffles will occur each hour. Prizes include: t-shirts, mouse pads, and other swag as well as instant win cards and the final raffle prize of an NVIDIA 960 graphics card.

First 25 participants will also receive a food voucher for free pizza and a drink!

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Fate Reforged Game Day

Saturday, February 14th at 12:00pm

 Standard; $10 entry fee

Sunday, February 15th at 4:00pm

Standard; $10 entry fee

***Game Day is designed to be a casual event***

Number of rounds: to be determined based on number of players

Prizing Structure: all players will receive a participation pack. We will add an additional pack to the prize pool for each person to distribute among the top 8 players.

Promo card and playmat distribution: top 30 players will receive a full-art Mardu Shadowspear promo card. Each of the top 8 players will receive the foil full-art Supplant Form promo. 1st place will receive the Game Day Champion Playmat.

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