Star Wars Armada Tournament: August 20th

This will be our first Armada tournament of the season!

We have the Summer 2016 kits, as well as a bunch of prizes from older sets!

Date and Time: Saturday, August 20th at 11:00am

Entry fee: $5

Tournament Structure:  Swiss rounds based on the number of participants, no cuts; 135 minute rounds
(min. players = 4, max players = 12, so please RSVP on our Facebook event or call the store to reserve a spot!)

Prizing: For up to 8 players, we’ll just do the summer kit prizes and some extras from previous kits. For up to 12 players, we’ll add additional prizes!

Rules: For official FFG tournament rules, please see here!

Dice Masters Rainbow Draft Weekend: July 30th

We are happy to have been selected to run this awesome event!

We’ll be running two different events for each of the prize kits available. Sign up on the WES to reserve your spot!

Marvel Prize Kit Event at 11:00am:
– $15 entry fee
– 12 packs of Age of Ultron
– 30 minute-Swiss rounds
– Top 16 get 1 Melinda May die, 1 Melinda May Full Art Card, and 1 Melinda May Sketch Variant
– Top 5 get 1 Loki
– Top 2 get 1 Blink
– First Place gets 1 Hulk

DC Prize Kit Event at 2:30pm:
– $15 entry fee
– 12 packs of D&D Battle for Faerun
– 30 minute-Swiss rounds
– Top 16 get 1 Terry McGinnis die, 1 Terry McGinnis Full Art Card, and 1 Terry McGinnis Sketch Variant
– Top 5 get 1 Guy Gardner
– Top 2 get 1 Oracle
– First Place gets 1 Mr. Mxyzptlk

Eldritch Moon Game Day: August 13-14

We’ve got two Game Day events for you to check out! And they’re both WIN-A-BOX events!

Saturday, August 13th at 6:00pm and Sunday, August 14th at 6:00pm

Event fee: $10

Prizing:
1st place: 1 box of Eldritch Moon, Champion playmat, top 8 promo and participation promo

2nd-8th place: top 8 promo and participation promo

9th-30th place: participation promo

Minimum 12 people to fire the event and we’ll add 3 packs to the prize pool for every person we get over that. Additional packs will be distributed starting from second place down at the TOs discretion.

(If we don’t hit 12 people, we will fire a regular standard tournament with 3 packs per person added to the prize pool.)

Tournament structure:

Swiss rounds based on the number of participants with a cut to top 8. Based on the prizing structure, no splits are allowed.

 

Here’s that beautiful mat…..

game day mat

And here’s the top 8 promo….

game day top 8

And here’s the participation promo….

game day parti

D&D Boot Camp: Sundays from 7/31 to 8/21

Thinking about playing D&D, but intimidated by all the rules and sheets and stuff? We’ll be hosting a 4-session boot camp to teach folks who are super new to the game everything that they’ll need to know before hopping in a group.

No need to bring anything. We’ll supply the sheets and the books and the dice. Buy stuff only if you feel like you’ll be investing time into the game in the future.

Session 1: Sunday, July 31st (1:30pm-4:00pm)
– Character Races and Classes
– How to build your character sheet
– The numbers of D&D
– What the dice are for

Session 2: Sunday, August 7th (1:30pm-4:00pm)
– Review of the character sheet
– Character alignments, personality, and appearance
– Building your character’s backstory
– Spellcasting and equipment

Session 3: Sunday, August 7th (1:30pm-4:00pm)
– Storytelling and role-playing
– Making decisions based on your character sheet and backstory

Session 4: Sunday, August 7th (1:30pm-4:00pm)
– COMBAT! How to fight things in D&D

 

 

 

Free Overwatch Tournament Sponsored by Nvidia: July 22nd

The moment we’ve all been waiting for…. OVERWATCH TOURNAMENTS AT MOTHERSHIP!!!!

This will be our first FREE tournament for Overwatch on Friday, July 22nd at 6:00pm. You *must* register through the GeForce website in order to play in this event: Click here for the sign up page.

Tournament timing: 
– Check-in starts at 6:00 and closes at 6:30
– Team drafts begin at 6:30
– First match starts at 7:00

Prizing:
– All participants will receive free Nvidia swag
– All members of the first place team will receive a $20 Amazon gift card

Tournament Structure:
– Players will report their Overwatch level at check-in
– Those with the highest levels will be Team Captains
– Team Captains will draft 6-man teams
– Single Elimination

FOR FULL RULESET, PLEASE CLICK HERE

Pokemon Steam Siege Prerelease: July 23rd

Sign up here for our Steam Siege Prerelease events on Saturday, July 23rd at 1:00pm!

 

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

Max. 32 players. 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 the top 4 players per division bracket will receive an additional 5 packs each of any sets that are currently available or may accept a voucher for the new set when it is released.

We will also be raffling off some Elite Trainer boxes, Blastoise sets, and Mythical sets- one will be added per 4 attendees!

Eldritch Moon Preorders and Release Events

Sign up here on our Google form to preorder your booster boxes and fat packs!

The first 60 customers who buy a booster box also get this sweet promo! (only one per customer)

buy a box

And come check out one of our awesome release weekend events to get an Identity Thief promo!

release weekend

Release Weekend Events

Thursday, July 21st:
– Midnight draft at 11:59pm

Friday, July 22nd:
– Booster draft at  2:00pm
– FNM: Standard and Draft at 7:30pm

Saturday, July 23rd
– Booster Draft at 1:00pm
– Sealed draft ($24) at 7:30pm

Sunday, July 24th
– Booster Draft at 12:00pm
– 
Win-a-Box Draft ($18) at 6:30pm
– 
Booster Draft at 7:30pm

PPTQ Honolulu Winners and Decklists

Congrats to all our PPTQ players! And to Edward Eng for taking first place and the invite to the Regional Pro Tour Qualifier!

Checkout the decklists from our top 8 players:

1st place:  Edward Eng

2nd place: Joel Heath

3rd/4th place: Viet Nguyen and Robert Berni

5th-8th place: Ian Plantz, Joshua Watts, John Asbach, and Michael Cook

 

 

1ST PLACE: EDWARD ENG

Mainboard:.

4 x Duskwatch \Recruiter
4 x Eldrazi Displacer
4 x Eldrazi Skyspawner
4 x Sylvan Advocate
4 x Collected Company
4 x Cryptolith Rite
1 x Nissa, Vastwood Seer
3 x Reality Smasher
3 x Elvish Visionary
4 x Reflector Mage
4 x Canopy Vista
4 x Evolving Wilds
4 x Yavimaya Coast
3 x Caves of Kolios
3 x Forest
2 x Llanorwar Wastes
1 x Island
1 x Plains
1 x Westvale Abbey
2 x Lumbering Falls

Sideboard:
3 x Matter Reshaper
1 x Reality Smasher
3 x Thought-Knot Seer
3 x Declaration in Stone
2 x Dromoka’s Command
3 x Negate

2ND PLACE: JOEL HEATH

Mainboard:
4 x Sylvan Advocate
4 x Hangarback Walker
4 x Archangel Avacyn
4 x Nissa, Voice of Zendikar
4 x Gideon, Ally of Zendikar
4 x Dromoka’s Command
4 x Oath of Nissa
2 x Chandra, Flamecaller
2 x Stasis Snare
1 x Evolutionary Leap
2 x Lambholt Pacifist
2 x Westvale Abbey
4 x Fortified Village
4 x Canopy Vista
7 x Plains
8 x Forest

Sideboard:
1 x Quarantine Field
2 x Clip Wings
1 x Declaration in Stone
3 x Den Protector
1 x Evolutionary Leap
2 x Hallowed Moonlight
2 x Planar Outburst
1 x Silkwrap
2 x Tragic Arrogance

3RD/4TH PLACE: VIET NGUYEN AND ROBERT BERNI

Viet Nguyen (G/W Value Dudes)

Mainboard:
4 x Hangarback Walker
4 x Sylvan Advocate
2 x Den Protector
4 x Archangel Avacyn
4 x Nissa, Voice of Zendikar
4 x Gideon, Ally of Zendikar
4 x Oath of Nissa
4 x Dromoka’s Command
2 x Declaration in Stone
2 x Secure the Wastes
8 x Forest
7 x Plains
4 x Fortified Village
4 x Canopy Vista
3 x Westvale Abbey

Sideboard:
1 x Angelic Purge
2 x Stasis Snare
2 x Linvala the Preserver
2 x Quarantine Field
2 x Evolutionary Leap
3 x Lambholt Pacifist
1 x Planar Outburst
2 x Tragic Arrogance

Robert Berni

Mainboard:
4 x Always Watching
4 x Expedition Envoy
4 x Thraben Inspector
4 x Thalia’s Lieutenant
4 x Declaration in Stone
4 x Knight of the White Orchid
4 x Town Gossipmonger
4 x Dragon Hunter
3 x Gryffs Boon
2 x Anointer of Champions
2 x Consuls Lieutenant
3 x Kytheon, Hero of Akros
14 x Plains
4 x Battlefield Forge

Sideboard:
4 x Needle Spires
3 x Hanweir Militia Captain
3 x Reckless Bushwhacker
2 x Stasis Snare
1 x Silkwrap
1 x Gryffs Boon
1 x Magmatic Chasm

5TH-8TH PLACE

Ian Plantz (4 Color Rites)

Mainboard:
4 x Forest
1 x Plains
1 x Island
1 x Mountain
4 x Evolving Wilds
4 x Yavimaya Coast
4 x Battlefield Forge
3 x Llanowar Wastes
4 x Loam Dryad
2 x Sylvan Advocate
2 x Elvish Visionary
4 x Duskwatch Recruiter
4 x Eldrazi Displacer
4 x Matter Reshaper
4 x Reflector Mage
1 x Nissa, Vastwood Seer
1 x Dragonlord Atarka
4 x Cryptolith Rite
2 x Nahiri, The Harbinger
4 x Collected Company
1 x Canopy Vista
1 x Lumbering Falls

Sideboard:
2 x Sylvan Advocate
2 x Lambholt Pacifist
3 x Negate
4 x Reality Smasher
2 x Dromoka’s Command
2 x Declaration in Stone

Joshua Watts (Naya Walkers)

Mainboard:
3 x Dragonlord Dromoka
3 x Dragonlord Atarka
3 x Secure the Wastes
4 x Immolating Glare
4 x Draconic Roar
3 x Radiant Flames
3 x Planar Outburst
2 x Arlinn Kord
4 x Gideon, Ally of Zendikar
4 x Chandra, Flamecaller
4 x Cinder Glade
4 x Canopy Vista
4 x Battlefield Forge
2 x Needle Spires
6 x Plains
5 x Mountain
2 x Forest

Sideboard:
2 x Hallowed Moonlight
3 x Fiery Impulse
1 x Planar Outburst
1 x Radiant Flames
1 x Dragonlord Dromoka
1 x Dragonlord Atarka
2 x Tamiyo’s Journal
2 x Nahiri, the Harbinger
2 x Declaration in Stone

John Asbach (G/W Tokens)

Mainboard:
4 x Sylvan Advocate
4 x Hangarback Walker
2 x Den Protector
4 x Archangel Avacyn
1 x Linvala, the Preserver
4 x Nissa, Voice of Zendikar
4 x Gideon, Ally of Zendikar
4 x Dromoka’s Command
4 x Oath of Nissa
1 x Declaration in Stone
1 x Stasis Snare
1 x Evolutionary Leap
1 x Tragic Arrogance
2 x Westvale Abbey
4 x Fortified Village
4 x Canopy Vista
7 x Plains
8 x Forest

Sideboard:
1 x Angelic Purge
1 x Clip Wings
2 x Nissa, vastwood Seer
1 x Chandra, Flamecaller
1 x Dragonlord Atarka
1 x Evolutionary Leap
2 x Secure the Wastes
1 x Planar Outburst
1 x Tireless Tracker
2 x Lambholt Pacifist
1 x Declaration in stone
1 x Stasis Snare

Michael Cook (Esper Dragons)

Mainboard:
4 x Jace, Vryn’s Prodigy
4 x Dragonlord Ojutai
2 x Dragonlord Silumgar
1 x Kalitas, Traitor of Ghet
2 x Transgress the Mind
4 x Silumgar’s Scorn
1 x Clash of Wills
2 x Ultimate Price
1 x Grasp of Darkness
3 x Ruinous Path
2 x Foul-Tongue Invocation
4 x Read the Bones
3 x Languish
4 x Sunken Hollow
4 x Choked Estuary
4 x Evolving Wilds

Sideboard:
1 x Pick the Bones
1 x Virulent Plague
1 x Dark Petition
1 x Duress
2 x Negate
2 x Painful Truths
1 x Sorin, Grim Nemesis
1 x Grasp of Darkness
1 x Ruinous Path
1 x Complete Disregard
1 x Kalitas, Traitor of Ghet
1 x Languish
1 x Ob Nixilis, Reignited

Eldritch Moon Prerelease Events!

And deeper into Innistrad we go! Let’s keep this Halloween party going into July! We’ll be doing an epic party for this midnight prerelease as well as some cool themed side events throughout the weekend!  Choose one or more of the 6 events we’re running. Sign up here on our Google form!

There will be raffles at every event for intro packs, playmats, sleeves, and more cool stuff! Stay tuned for more details on our side events including some rounds of Werewolf, Murder Mystery, and Scavenger Hunt games!

Event Schedule and Prizing

Friday, July 15th at 11:59pm: Midnight Sealed Event
– 3 rounds
– 1 pack per win + 1 participation pack

Saturday, July 16th at 12:00pm: Sealed Event
– 3 rounds
– 1 pack per win + 1 participation pack

Saturday, July 16th at 5:00pm: Sealed Event
– 3 rounds
– 1 pack per win + 1 participation pack

Saturday, July 16th at 9:30pm: Sealed Event
– 3 rounds
– 1 pack per win + 1 participation pack

Sunday, July 17th at 2:00pm: Sealed Event
– 4 rounds
– Prizing to top 8 players + 1 participation pack

Sunday, July 17th at 7:00pm: Two-Headed Giant
– 3 rounds
– 2 packs per win PER TEAM + 1 participation pack per person

 

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