Magic - Pioneer
Magic: the Gathering
What Happens Here?
Open to all players and running every other Saturday night, this is your chance to catch up with your friends, make new ones and of course, play some Magic!
What is the Format?
The format for this event is Pioneer. Pioneer is a new nonrotating format featuring cards from Return to Ravnica and forward. More information on the Pioneer format can be found on the Wizards of the Coast website.
Are There Prizes?
Yes. Prize packs will be awarded based on performance in accordance with the following**:
- 12 points = 5 packs
- 10 points = 4 packs
- 9 points = 3 packs
- 6 points = 1 pack
Additionally, the top ranked player will receive a limited edition promo pack. A second promo pack will be randomly awarded to a participating player.*
*The amount of promo packs given may go up based on attendance
**Prize structure vaild for eight or more players
How are Points Awarded?
Three points are awarded for winning a match, one point for tying a match, and zero points for losing a match.
What do I Bring?
You will need your DCI number and a Pioneer legal Magic: the Gathering deck. If you do not have a DCI number, our Wizards can assist you in obtaining one. A score pad to keep track of life totals is also necessary. Sleeves, deck boxes and counters are optional.
What is a DCI Number?
DCI numbers are used to track performance, attendance and grant special perks to players participating in events officially sanctioned by Wizards of the Coast. Our Wizards can assist you in obtaining one or help you in locating a lost or forgotten one.
What is Magic: the Gathering?
In the Magic game, you play the role of a planeswalker, a powerful wizard who fights other planeswalkers for glory, knowledge, and conquest. Your deck of cards represents all the weapons in your arsenal. It contains the spells you know and the creatures you can summon to fight for you.
Trading card games like the Magic: The Gathering TCG combine collectible cards with a strategy game. You don't know what you'll get in a Magic booster pack. You just start a collection and trade with other players to get the cards you want.
The best part about a trading card game is that it's always changing. You design and build your own unique decks, and each Magic game you play is different. New Magic expansions are released a few times a year, and each new expansion brings new ways to stupefy and defeat your opponents.
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