New Products! Week of 10/6/17

So much new stuff this week!!

Betrayal at Baldur’s Gate: on release sale for 20% MSRP until Friday, October 13th. 

Comes with a promo! This is the new release from Wizards of the Coast in the line of Betrayal at House on the Hill games. New mechanics and storyline components.

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Legend of the Five Rings Core Set

Fantasy Flight Games bought the rights to this game from AEG and reprinted it as a Living Card Game. Set in a fictional samurai land, this game has some of the most beautiful art. If you like card games, but aren’t looking to get into a CCG, this is good one to check out.

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Pokemon Shining Legends

We have Elite Trainer boxes and Pikachu and Mewtwo Pin Boxes as well. Grab these limited edition packs before they’re gone!

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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 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 Preorders

Fill out this form if you would like to preorder your Ixalan Booster Boxes, Bundles, or Planeswalker Decks! Each of these items is highly allocated, so you must pay by the deadline in order to guarantee your items.

Booster boxes will be $105 (including tax) and Fat Packs will be $39.99 (not including tax).

The first 50 customers to purchase a booster box will get a Burning Sun’s Avatar promo *and* a Buy-a-Box Booster Pack (which supposedly has double the Standard Showdown pack swag.)

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You must make a 50% deposit on your preorder by Thursday, September 28th or your preorder will be deleted. Full payment must be received to receive your preorder.

Ixalan Prerelease Events

Sign up here for our Ixalan Prerelease Events!

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

Houston Charity Event Weekend: Sept. 8th-10th

Join us for a series of amazing events to raise funds for our friends and family in Houston that are being affected by the devastating flooding. All profits from these events will be distributed to local organizations that are directly helping those in need and directly to some friends of the ship that have lost everything.

If you would like to help, here’s what we need:
– Cash donations (credit cards are accepted, but we’ll need to subtract the fees)
– Donations for household items, pet supplies, and toiletries
– People with trucks who can deliver collected items to local donation centers
– Items for prize support

We’ll be collecting items at the ship from Friday, September 8th to Sunday, September 10th during the events.

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FRIDAY’S CHARITY EVENTS:

Thanks to our friends at Alliance, we have boxes of Magic Origins, Amonkhet, and Hour of Devastation to use as prize support! Choose your draft when you get here!

Drafts at 4:00pm, 6:00pm, and 8:00pm for Hour of Devastation/Amonkhet ($15 entry fee; 2 packs per person into the prize pool; store credit not an option)

Drafts at 4:30pm, 6:30pm, and 7:3pm for Magic Origins ($10 entry fee; 2 packs per person into the prize pool; store credit not an option)

SATURDAY’S CHARITY EVENTS:

X-Wing Tournament: $10 entry fee
*Buy reroll tickets for $1 each. First reroll costs 1 ticket, second costs 2 tickets, etc.
*Prizes will include seasonal kit items and ships

MTG Modern Charity Tournament at 7:30pm: $10 entry fee
*Community members are donating singles to prize support
*2 packs per person will be added to the prize pool; store credit not an option

SUNDAY’S CHARITY EVENTS:

Star Wars Destiny Tournament at 2:30pm: $10 entry fee
*Buy reroll tickets for $1 each. First reroll costs 1 ticket, second costs 2 tickets, etc.
*Prizes will include seasonal kit items and singles

MTG Win-a-Box Charity Tournament at 6:00pm: $10 entry fee
*One box per 10 people will be added to the prize pool
*Standard Showdown packs will also be available

Standard Showdown for Hour of Devastation!

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.

How Showdown Packs will be prized out:
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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, August 20th
– Sunday, August 27th
– Sunday, September 3rd
– Sunday, September 10th

These events also give 2x Planeswalker points and count double towards your standings in the Standard Sponsorship Series.

Commander 2017 Preorders are Open!

We’re selling 25 sets of all 4 decks for a special preorder price of $120 including tax (normal MSRP is over $150 including tax).

You must sign up through this Google form and you must prepay in order to guarantee your preorder.

Release date: Friday, August 25th (we’ll stay open past midnight on Thursday night for pickups)

*Note: we will not be taking preorders for individual decks. They will be on a first-come, first served basis.

Hour of Devastation Game Day

When: Saturday, August 5th at 4pm and Sunday, August 6th at 4pm

Format: Standard

Entry fee: $10

Prizing:
1st place: 1 box of Hour of Devastation boosters and the Champion playmat
Top 8 will get the full art Adorned Pouncer. Top 30 players will get the alternate art Abrade

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.

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Hour of Devastation Sealed League

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 July 18th – August 8th 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 and includes 4 booster packs of Hour of Devastation and 2 packs Amonkhet to build a 40 card deck with. 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
– Build a deck that Lauren thinks is really funny = 1 pack*
– 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

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