This Week in Magic
The forums are a-buzz with the announcement on MagicTheGatherings.com Arcana with a partial spoiler card titled Ardent Plea for Alara Reborn that leads many to think it may be an entirely gold card set. We also have the name of the Alara Reborn pre-release promo to be “Dragon Broodmother”.
WoTC officially announces to extend MTG National invites to the invitees of the Yu-Gi-Oh nationals that were recently canceled. We also have spotted an awesome Nicol Bolas Playmat. Players are pretty pumped about the showing that an alternate art Demonic Tutor will be in the Divine Vs. Demonic Duel Decks! We also have some scans that show a promo full-art Blightning may be heading our way for FNM rewards.
GP Chicago crowns Gabriel Nassif winner of the largest domestic USA GP ever with around 1232 players. Check out the top 8 decklists. Also, make sure to read this fascinating story by Bill Stark about the professional theft ring following the domestic GP circuit stealing bags and other valuables. Upcoming GPs are in Hanover and Singapore, and will be Extended format.
Welcome to a new show on the network, “Damage on the Stack“. Vote in the poll on mtgcast.com about your least favorite MNM segments. Let me know ([email protected]) about the idea of a forum, doing MTG product reviews or anything else on how to improve the show. Also, the deck challenge / comment contest are going on hiatus while we see what works and what doesn’t, and consider consolidating the prizes into a bigger giveaway every 1-2 months! Here is the link to StoryFort.com for the cool, interactive kid’s stories.
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