Magic Online 8th Anniversary Celebration!

Posted in Feature on June 10, 2010

By Wizards of the Coast

June 20 marks Magic Online's 8th anniversary and we will be celebrating with 10 days of events beginning Friday June 11!

The Magic Online 8th Anniversary celebration will consist of of 4 parts:

  • Mirage and Tempest Blocks Return
  • 5 Ticket Constructed Premier Events
  • Employee Gunslinging
  • Double Magic Online Player Reward points for all Tournaments

MIRAGE BLOCK AND TEMPEST BLOCK RETURN

Mirage Block will be available in the Magic Online store from 9am PDT Friday, June 11 to 9am PDT Monday, June 14. Tempest block will be available in the Magic Online store from 9am PDT Friday, June 18 to 9am PDT Monday, June 21. While these classic blocks are on sale, we will have Nix Tix Booster Draft Queues and scheduled Nix Tix Swiss Sealed Deck Daily Events.

MIRAGE BLOCK NIX TIX DRAFTS
START TIME: Friday, June 11, 9am PDT to Monday, June 14, 9am PDT
LOCATION: 8-Player Draft room.
ENTRY FEE: Product only.
PRODUCT: 1 Mirage booster pack, 1 Visions booster pack, and 1 Weatherlight booster pack
SIZE: 8 Players.
DURATION: Drafting and deck building time plus 3 Rounds, Single Elimination
PRIZES: Prizes for Single Elimination events are based on placement at the end of the tournament.

PlacePrizesQPs
1st1 Mirage booster pack, 1 Visions booster pack, and 2 Weatherlight booster packs1
2nd1 Mirage booster pack, 1 Visions booster pack, and 1 Weatherlight booster pack 0
3rd – 4th1 Visions booster pack and 1 Weatherlight booster pack0

MIRAGE BLOCK NIX TIX SWISS SEALED DAILY EVENTS
START TIME: Scheduled start times from Friday, June 11, 9am PDT to Monday, June 14, 9am PDT
LOCATION: Daily Events room.
ENTRY FEE: Product only.
PRODUCT: 2 Mirage booster packs, 2 Visions booster packs, and 2 Weatherlight booster packs.
SIZE: Minimum 16 players, maximum 128 players.
DURATION: Deck building time plus 4 Rounds, Swiss Pairings.
PRIZES: Prizes are based on total match points at the end of the tournament. Each match win awards 3 points and each match loss awards 0 points.

PointsPrizesQPs
123 Mirage booster packs, 4 Visions booster packs, and 4 Weatherlight booster packs 3
92 Mirage booster packs, 2 Visions booster packs, and 2 Weatherlight booster packs 1
61 Mirage booster pack, 1 Visions booster pack, and 1 Weatherlight booster pack 0

TEMPEST BLOCK NIX TIX DRAFTS
START TIME: Friday, June 18, 9am PDT to Monday, June 21, 9am PDT
LOCATION: 8-Player Draft room.
ENTRY FEE: Product only.
PRODUCT: 1 Tempest booster pack, 1 Stronghold booster pack, and 1 Exodus booster pack
SIZE: 8 Players.
DURATION: Drafting and deck building time plus 3 Rounds, Single Elimination
PRIZES: Prizes for Single Elimination events are based on placement at the end of the tournament.

PlacePrizesQPs
1st1 Tempest booster pack, 1 Stronghold booster pack, and 2 Exodus booster packs1
2nd1 Tempest booster pack, 1 Stronghold booster pack, and 1 Exodus booster pack 0
3rd – 4th1 Stronghold booster pack and 1 Exodus booster pack0

TEMPEST BLOCK NIX TIX SWISS SEALED DAILY EVENTS
START TIME: Scheduled start times from Friday, June 18, 9am PDT to Monday, June 21, 9am PDT
LOCATION: Daily Events room.
ENTRY FEE: Product only.
PRODUCT: 2 Tempest booster packs, 2 Stronghold booster packs, and 2 Exodus booster packs.
SIZE: Minimum 16 players, maximum 128 players.
DURATION: Deck building time plus 4 Rounds, Swiss Pairings.
PRIZES: Prizes are based on total match points at the end of the tournament. Each match win awards 3 points and each match loss awards 0 points.

PointsPrizesQPs
123 Tempest booster packs, 4 Stronghold booster packs, and 4 Exodus booster packs 3
92 Tempest booster packs, 2 Stronghold booster packs, and 2 Exodus booster packs 1
61 Tempest booster pack, 1 Stronghold booster pack, and 1 Exodus booster pack 0

5 TICKET CONSTRUCTED PREMIER EVENTS

During the Anniversary Celebration, all Block, Standard, Extended, and Legacy Premier Events will only require 5 Event Tickets to enter, which is perfect for playing your favorite format or trying a new one. As an additional reward, all players in a constructed Premier Event will receive an alternate art Mind Control promo card. The Top 8 players will receive a premium foil alternate art Mind Control promo card. Look for these scheduled events between June 11 to June 13, and again June 18 to June 20.


WIZARDS OF THE COAST EMPLOYEE GUNSLINGING

Throughout the 8th Anniversary Celebration, various Wizards of the Coast employees will go to the casual room and announce they are gunslinging. Join their game to challenge them! If you defeat one of our gunslingers, you will receive a pack of Rise of the Eldrazi within 72 hours!

DOUBLE MAGIC ONLINE PLAYER REWARDS POINTS FOR ALL EVENTS

Finally, during the entire Anniversary Celebration we will double all MOPR points you earn for playing in events. That's right, each event you play in between June 11 through June 20 will give you twice as many points! So get out there and get playing!

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