Magic Online Community Appreciation Week

Posted in Feature on July 20, 2010

By Wizards of the Coast

We just want to say congratulations on your 2010 Community Cup win once again! Players who contributed to the Community Cup strategy threads will be receiving their Mirrodin Block draft set shortly and the Community Cup Mirrodin Block Draft Queues will start on Friday, July 23.

For those of you who were not able participate in the Community Cup threads, don't fret...we have decided to make this whole week Community Appreciation Week! Beginning after the downtime Wednesday, July 21, we will have a bunch of events planned just for you.

The Magic Online Community Appreciation Week will consist of 5 parts:

  • Community Cup Mirrodin Block Draft Queues
  • 12-Ticket Masters Edition I, Masters Edition II, and Masters Edition III Nix Pax Draft Queues
  • 9-Ticket Shards of Alara Block Booster Nix Pax Draft Queues
  • Urza's Saga and Urza's Legacy Return
  • Double Magic Online Player Rewards!!

We hope you have fun this week and thanks for your support!

COMMUNITY APPRECIATION WEEK DRAFT QUEUES

This week we will have three special draft queues set up to celebrate your contributions to Magic Online. The Community Cup Mirrodin Block draft queue will be available for the weekend as a place to use the Mirrodin Block draft set you received as part of the 2010 Community Cup. In addition, we will have reduced Event Ticket Masters Edition and Shards of Alara Block drafts available for you to enjoy.

COMMUNITY CUP MIRRODIN BLOCK DRAFTS
START TIME: On demand beginning Friday, July 23, at 9am PDT (16:00 UTC) to Monday, July 26, at 9am PDT (16:00 UTC).
LOCATION: 8-Player Draft room.
ENTRY FEE: Product only.
PRODUCT: 1 Mirrodin booster pack, 1 Darksteel booster pack, and 1 Fifth Dawn 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 Mirrodin booster pack and 1 Fifth Dawn booster pack1
2nd1 Mirrodin booster pack0

MASTERS EDITION I, MASTERS EDITION II, AND MASTERS EDITION III NIX PAX DRAFTS
START TIME: On demand beginning after the scheduled downtime on Wednesday, July 21 until the scheduled downtime on Wednesday, July 28.
LOCATION: 8-Player Draft Room.
ENTRY FEE: 12 Event Tickets.
PRODUCT: Magic Online will provide 1 Masters Edition I booster pack, 1 Masters Edition II booster pack, and 1 Masters Edition III 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 Masters Edition I booster pack, 1 Masters Edition II booster pack, and 2 Masters Edition III booster packs1
2nd1 Masters Edition I booster pack, 1 Masters Edition II booster pack, and 1 Masters Edition III booster pack0
3rd – 4th1 Masters Edition II booster pack and 1 Masters Edition III booster pack0

SHARDS OF ALARA BLOCK BOOSTER NIX PAX DRAFTS
START TIME: On demand beginning after the scheduled downtime on Wednesday, July 21 until the scheduled downtime on Wednesday, July 28.
LOCATION: 8-Player Draft room.
ENTRY FEE: 9 Event Tickets.
PRODUCT: Magic Online will provide 3 Shards of Alara Block booster packs.
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
1st4 Shards of Alara Block booster packs1
2nd3 Shards of Alara Block booster packs0
3rd – 4th2 Shards of Alara Block booster packs0

URZA'S SAGA AND URZA'S LEGACY RETURN

These classic sets return for an encore week in the Magic Online Store, complete with release-style Sealed Deck Events! There is one small difference from the earlier release events, however. These events only require 2 Event Tickets to join! Check the Magic Online Premier Events room for times.

URZA'S SAGA BLOCK "TOP 8" SWISS SEALED EVENTS
START TIME: Scheduled start times beginning after the downtime on Wednesday, July 21. See the Magic Online Premier Event Room for start times.
LOCATION: Premier Event room.
ENTRY FEE: 2 Event Tickets plus product.
PRODUCT: 3 Urza's Saga booster packs and 3 Urza's Legacy booster packs. Magic Online will provide 2 Urza's Saga booster packs and 1 Urza's Legacy booster pack for the "Top 8" booster draft.
SIZE: Minimum 33 players, maximum 128 players.
DURATION: Deck building time plus a number of Swiss Pairing rounds determined by attendance. The "Top 8" will consist of drafting and deck building time plus 3 Rounds, Single Elimination.
PRIZES:

PlacePrizesQPs
1st10 Urza's Saga booster packs and 10 Urza's Legacy booster packs6
2nd8 Urza's Saga booster packs and 7 Urza's Legacy booster packs5
3rd - 4th5 Urza's Saga booster packs and 5 Urza's Legacy booster packs4
5th - 8th3 Urza's Saga booster packs and 3 Urza's Legacy booster packs3
9th - 16th2 Urza's Saga booster packs and 2 Urza's Legacy booster packs0
17th - 32nd1 Urza's Saga booster pack and 1 Urza's Legacy booster pack0

DOUBLE MAGIC ONLINE PLAYER REWARDS POINTS FOR ALL EVENTS

Finally, during the Community Appreciation Week we will double all MOPR points you earn for playing in events. That's right, each event you play in (beginning after the downtime July 21 until the downtime on July 28) will give you twice as many points! Have fun and thank you!

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