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  • MAGIC ORIGINS SET LAUNCHES TODAY                                Release Marks New Beginning for the Storyline of Magic: The Gathering, Updated Block Set Structure   Wizards of the Coast today released Magic Origins, the latest Magic: The Gathering trading card game (TCG) set. This pivotal new set reveals the origin stories of five of Magic‘s most beloved Planeswalker characters, as well as ushering in the new block set release structure. Magic Origins sets up an expansive, epic storyline that will inform the creative direction for future sets of the world’s most popular TCG.   For the first time ever, players will learn how five of Magic’s most iconic Planeswalkers – Gideon Jura, Jace Beleren, Liliana Vess, Chandra Nalaar, and Nissa Revane – discovered […]

    MAGIC ORIGINS

    MAGIC ORIGINS SET LAUNCHES TODAY                                Release Marks New Beginning for the Storyline of Magic: The Gathering, Updated Block Set Structure   Wizards of the Coast today released Magic Origins, the latest Magic: The Gathering trading card game (TCG) set. This pivotal new set reveals the origin stories of five of Magic‘s most beloved Planeswalker characters, as well as ushering in the new block set release structure. Magic Origins sets up an expansive, epic storyline that will inform the creative direction for future sets of the world’s most popular TCG.   For the first time ever, players will learn how five of Magic’s most iconic Planeswalkers – Gideon Jura, Jace Beleren, Liliana Vess, Chandra Nalaar, and Nissa Revane – discovered […]

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  • New Set to Release on July 17 Marks Pivotal Moment in Magic’s History and Lore   Wizards of the Coast announced today Magic Origins, a new Magic: The Gathering set releasing this July. This pivotal new set reveals the origin stories of five of Magic‘s most beloved Planeswalker characters.   In the Magic: The Gathering Multiverse, some mages are born with a rare gift, simply known as “the spark.” When such mages face a great ordeal, their spark’s potential is unleashed, elevating them to become Planeswalkers and travel between the planes of the Multiverse. Magic Origins will reveal for the first time these pivotal moments for five Planeswalkers: Gideon Jura, Jace Beleren, Liliana Vess, Chandra Nalaar, and Nissa Revane.   […]

    MAGIC: THE GATHERING ANNOUNCES MAGIC ORIGINS

    New Set to Release on July 17 Marks Pivotal Moment in Magic’s History and Lore   Wizards of the Coast announced today Magic Origins, a new Magic: The Gathering set releasing this July. This pivotal new set reveals the origin stories of five of Magic‘s most beloved Planeswalker characters.   In the Magic: The Gathering Multiverse, some mages are born with a rare gift, simply known as “the spark.” When such mages face a great ordeal, their spark’s potential is unleashed, elevating them to become Planeswalkers and travel between the planes of the Multiverse. Magic Origins will reveal for the first time these pivotal moments for five Planeswalkers: Gideon Jura, Jace Beleren, Liliana Vess, Chandra Nalaar, and Nissa Revane.   […]

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  • Commander is one of the most popular multiplayer Magic: The Gathering formats and enthusiasts have been anxiously awaiting new cards and decks – and today, the wait is over! Magic: The Gathering – Commander releases today, and brings five brand new decks filled with cards designed and created just for the format.   Each of these new  offerings includes a 100-card preconstructed deck and three oversized, foil legendary commander cards (that also appear in the deck). The decks are filled with cards from throughout the history of Magic and feature 15 brand new Magic cards in every deck!   The five new Commander decks each contain two new three-color legendary creatures and 13 other never-before-printed cards, and there are 51 unique new cards spread […]

    Magic: The Gathering – Commander releases today!

    Commander is one of the most popular multiplayer Magic: The Gathering formats and enthusiasts have been anxiously awaiting new cards and decks – and today, the wait is over! Magic: The Gathering – Commander releases today, and brings five brand new decks filled with cards designed and created just for the format.   Each of these new  offerings includes a 100-card preconstructed deck and three oversized, foil legendary commander cards (that also appear in the deck). The decks are filled with cards from throughout the history of Magic and feature 15 brand new Magic cards in every deck!   The five new Commander decks each contain two new three-color legendary creatures and 13 other never-before-printed cards, and there are 51 unique new cards spread […]

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  • Magic Celebration is Saturday September 8th at your local participating hobby store / card shop!  You can go to wizards.com/locator to find the nearest one. It is a free event that people both experienced and new to Magic can attend and have lots of fun.  You’ll go home with at least one free 2013 Core Set booster pack, but possibly a lot more stuff.  There should be a variety of games to play, including different Mini-Master games.  There are a couple ways to play Mini-Master and if you haven’t tried them, you might find you like this challenging format.   One way is that you and an opponent each take a sealed booster pack, open them and each add 3 of […]

    Magic: The Gathering Celebration Event

    Magic Celebration is Saturday September 8th at your local participating hobby store / card shop!  You can go to wizards.com/locator to find the nearest one. It is a free event that people both experienced and new to Magic can attend and have lots of fun.  You’ll go home with at least one free 2013 Core Set booster pack, but possibly a lot more stuff.  There should be a variety of games to play, including different Mini-Master games.  There are a couple ways to play Mini-Master and if you haven’t tried them, you might find you like this challenging format.   One way is that you and an opponent each take a sealed booster pack, open them and each add 3 of […]

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  • The new 2013 Core Set of Magic: The Gathering is out now.  There are classic cards, modern favorites, and some brand new cards to the world of Magic.    Here are some interesting M13 cards that I would love to pull from a pack:   Odric, Master Tactician (Converted mana cost of 4 total, 2 are Plains)   3/4 Human Soldier Legendary Creature When Odric attacks you choose which creatures block and how.  Odric’s ability to grant you the choice of defenders can be extremely useful.  You can slip creatures with infect through to land Poison Counters on your opponent, you can kill off enemy creatures using match ups that are in your favor, you can kill off your own creatures to potentially trigger passive abilities of other cards, […]

    Magic: The Gathering 2013 Core Set

    The new 2013 Core Set of Magic: The Gathering is out now.  There are classic cards, modern favorites, and some brand new cards to the world of Magic.    Here are some interesting M13 cards that I would love to pull from a pack:   Odric, Master Tactician (Converted mana cost of 4 total, 2 are Plains)   3/4 Human Soldier Legendary Creature When Odric attacks you choose which creatures block and how.  Odric’s ability to grant you the choice of defenders can be extremely useful.  You can slip creatures with infect through to land Poison Counters on your opponent, you can kill off enemy creatures using match ups that are in your favor, you can kill off your own creatures to potentially trigger passive abilities of other cards, […]

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  • Wizards of the Coast is excited to announce that a sneak peek of the new User Interface update for Magic: The Gathering Online is live for a limited time. You can be among the first to download and take the game on a nine-day test drive, which ends July 25, 2012. Magic Online has been redesigned to make it easier than ever to play when you want and how you want. The latest features include:   •       Streamlined download: 5 minutes vs. 2 hours •       Improved drafting and limited deck building scenes •       Updated navigation and visuals improve usability •       Combined collection and deck editor simplifies card management •       Floating windows take advantage of high resolutions and multiple monitors •       Full access to deck building, casual play, trading, and store

    SNEAK PEEK! The new Magic: the Gathering Online

    Wizards of the Coast is excited to announce that a sneak peek of the new User Interface update for Magic: The Gathering Online is live for a limited time. You can be among the first to download and take the game on a nine-day test drive, which ends July 25, 2012. Magic Online has been redesigned to make it easier than ever to play when you want and how you want. The latest features include:   •       Streamlined download: 5 minutes vs. 2 hours •       Improved drafting and limited deck building scenes •       Updated navigation and visuals improve usability •       Combined collection and deck editor simplifies card management •       Floating windows take advantage of high resolutions and multiple monitors •       Full access to deck building, casual play, trading, and store

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