San Diego ComicCon 2013

Posted in Feature on July 5, 2013

By Trick Jarrett

Patrick "Trick" Jarrett oversees web content and social media for Magic, and acts as the publisher of and Magic content on the web. He's an ardent Commander player and lover of the game he's played since Ice Age.

San Diego ComicCon is fast approaching, taking place this year on July 18-21, 2013! Magic will be there doing a few things and we want to tell you about them!

The Panel

Saturday, July 20, 2013 - 12 p.m. - 1 p.m. - Room 25ABC

Come to the Magic panel and get a preview of some of the exciting products and events that are coming up this summer and beyond for Magic! Join Mark Purvis (Brand Director), Mark Rosewater (Magic's Head Designer), Jenna Helland (Magic Creative Designer), and Dave Guskin (Magic Experience Designer) for this discussion and Q&A.

The panel will not be streamed but it will be recorded and posted online after the event.

Magic Gaming

The Magic gaming hall is in the Marriott Marquis Marina Ballrooms E&F. It will run from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. from July 18 to July 20, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on July 21.

Every day there is a free Beginners League where players are given a 30 card half deck and are able to win a promo card. More advanced players will love the All-day Intro Pack League. Pay $15 and receive a Magic 2014 Intro Pack deck and play as much as you want for the entire weekend. Players match themselves in casual matches and earn a Magic card after every match, win or lose.

Daily tournaments include Legacy, Standard, Two-Headed Giant, 4-Pack Sealed Deck, and the two most popular convention formats Mini-Master and Sealed Deck from Standard packs.

To learn more visit

SDCC Exclusive

There will be an exclusive box set for sale at the Hasbro Toy Shop booth (#3329) available for $65 (tax included). After the event a limited number will be put up for sale on the Hasbro Toy Shop website for $59.99 plus tax.

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