Ask Wizards: 05/08/2012

Posted in Feature on May 8, 2012

By Wizards of the Coast

Ask Wizards is a weekly feature that allows you to ask us questions! If you'd like to submit your question please email it to We aren't able to answer every question we receive, but if your question is good, it might show up in the coming weeks!

Q: With the Pro Tour coming up, does the Wizards office become a ghost town?

Thomas L.

A: From Trick Jarrett, Editor in Chief for

Surprisingly, no! Wizards employs several hundred people here in Washington and only a fraction of them are going to the event. We send a handful of people to the Pro Tour, from the people in Organized Play who oversee and make the tourney run to myself and a handful of others who are there for coverage work and also some folks from R&D so they can see the cards used live on the big stage.

With the three-day web stream now, as we experienced with Pro Tour Dark Ascension, there is a definite hit to productivity as people gather to watch the stream.

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