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Battle for Zendikar Release Weekend Events!

Ready to crack some packs? Here’s what we’ve got going on this weekend for the BFZ release! And here’s the promo for the weekend release events (while supplies last!)

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Thursday, October 1st @ 11:59pm:  MIDNIGHT DRAFT!!!! The first draft of the release and you can pick up your boxes, fat packs, event decks, etc.

Friday, October 2nd @ 2pm: Daytime Draft! Doing a bunch of nothing during the day? Need an excuse to take off work? Come draft!

Friday, October 2nd @ 7:30pm: FNM! Our usual events!

Saturday, October 3rd @ 7:30pm: Sealed Draft

Sunday, October 4th @ 6:00pm: Team Sealed Event. This is something new we’re trying. Form a team of 3 people. Each person gets 6 packs and the team makes 3 decks sharing the pack pool. Then, teams are paired against each other. When two team members win, the whole team wins. $25 per person entry with 2 packs per person added to the prize pool.

Sunday, October 4th @ 7:30pm: One more booster draft for the weekend!

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Force of Will: Seven Kings of the Lands Release Draft on Sept. 25th

Come join us for the release of Alice Cluster: The Seven Kings of the Lands!

We’ll be kicking off release with a 6 pack draft!

When: Friday, September 25th at 7:00pm
Cost: $25 per person
Tournament structure: 3 rounds swiss
Prizing: 1.5 packs per person will be added to the prize pool to be paid to the top half. We’ll raffle off the promos and playmats as well!


Free CS:GO 5 vs. 5 Tournament: Saturday, Sept. 19th

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Our first CS:GO Tournament sponsored by Nvidia!

You MUST register for the tournament through the Nvidia GeForce website. The first 30 registered participants through the Nvidia website will be guaranteed a spot in the tournament.  Here’s the link again with this sentence in red in case you missed it…

Entry fee: FREE

Time: registration starts at 6:00pm, closes at 6:30pm, team formation will start at 6:30pm, tournament will start at 7:00pm

Tournament Structure: Single elimination, 5 vs. 5

Team Structure: Each player will provide his/her Competitive Matchmaking Rank. Those with the highest ranks will be selected as team captains and will draft their teams from the remaining players.

Prizing: Each member on the winning team will receive a $20 Steam gift card; everyone will receive some Nvidia swag

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Battle For Zendikar Prerelease Events

Join us throughout the weekend of September 26th-27th for our Battle for Zendikar Prerelease Events!

To register for one of the six events we’ll be hosting, sign up on our Google form here!


All prerelease packs are the same this time, so there’s no color or clan choice. Each prerelease pack will come with 6 Battle for Zendikar packs and one random stamped rare or mythic. There will be no seeded packs.

Event fee: $25 if you prepay for your event by Thursday, September 24th. *Note: online registrations that are not paid by that time will be paying the door price of $30

Event times and dates:

Event structure:
After prerelease packs are handed out, everyone will be given 50 minutes for deckbuilding. Each event consist of 3 swiss rounds, 50 minutes each round.

For the midnight prerelease, everyone will receive a participation pack plus 1 pack for each win.

For the sealed events, everyone will receive a participation pack and we will add an additional 1.5 packs to the prize pool for each participant to be distributed to the top half players.

For Two Headed Giant, each player will receive a participation pack and each team will receive 2 packs per win.

We will be raffling off prizes for each event. Prizes will include Modern Masters 2013 packs, Modern Masters 2015 packs, binders, playmats, sleeves, intro decks, and deck boxes.

*Notes on prizing:
You must *participate* in the event in order to receive a participation pack. If you take your prerelease pack and leave, you will not receive your participation prize.

We have Battle for Zendikar booster packs allocated so that everyone will receive a participation pack, leaving enough leftover for competitive prizing. Beyond the allocated amounts, winners may choose to take vouchers for Battle for Zendikar packs or receive packs from the current standard blocks.





Win-a-Liliana Tournament: Sept. 13th at 6:30pm

Instead of our regularly scheduled win-a-box tournament on Sunday, September 13th,  we’ll be doing a Win-a-Liliana Tournament instead. Tournament starts at 6:30pm after our Standard PPTQ that day.

Format: Standard

Tournament structure: Same as usual— swiss rounds with a cut to to 4 or 8, depending on the number of players. Minimum 12 players to fire the event.

Entry fee: $10

Prizing: One Liliana of the Veil will go to 1st place. We ask that there not be any splits…

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Standard PPTQ: September 13th

Come take a stab at the Pro Tour at Mothership!

When:  Sunday, September 13th at 11:00am
(Registration opens at 11:00am and the player meeting will start at noon. If you are late to the player meeting, you will receive a round one game loss.)

Event fees: $25 for preregistered players; $30 at the door

How to preregister: Sign up on our Google form and come to the store or call us to pay.

Tournament Structure:  Competitive REL. Swiss rounds with a cut to top 8. The number of rounds will be determined by the number of players registered. Minimum of 16 players to fire the event, maximum of 50.
(Note: if we do not have 16 players registered by Friday, September 11th, we will cancel the event and process refunds over the weekend.)

Prizing Structure:  Minimum prize support is 4 packs per person of Magic Origins will be added to the prize pool to be distributed to the top 8 players. Lauren reserves the right to increase prize support based on attendance. (read: if more people show up/register, the sweeter the pot will be!)

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Diablo Season 4 Kick-Off LAN Party: Friday, August 28th



Join us Friday for the official kickoff of Diablo 3 Season 4. Group up to clear your way to the new content as fast as possible, and start trying out the new Legendary and Set items!

Pet Witch Doctor and Hammerdin are finally the thing we’ve all been waiting for, so don’t wait a minute longer. Patches will be downloaded this week and ready to launch at 7:00pm on Friday.

We’ll be running a late-night LAN party on Friday, August 28th starting at 6:30pm. $15 entry fee gets you play time until 4:00am and any drink from the coolers!

Check out some previews from the Blizzard site here!