It's a double helping of Magic R&D Director Aaron Forsythe, who brings more than a few Tenth Edition tidbits into the booth.
Saturday, June 23, 2007
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is almost here. But before we get to its Magic Game Day release on July 14, we have a little more time to whet your appetite. Director of Magic R&D Aaron Forsythe has the scoop on all the cool new additions to the core set: black borders, Legends, tips and tricks cards, and much more. He may have even let out a few cards that weren't public knowledge yet. But hey, he's the director -- who's going to stop him?
Aaron sticks around for the second segment, which focuses on theme decks. Tenth Edition features five different mono-colored decks, each showcasing one of that color's Legends -- from Cho-Manno's Resolve to Molimo's Might. He also talks about the steps R&D takes in creating theme decks (whether for a core set or a block), plus how theme decks have influenced card creation and vice versa.
June's almost over, but not before the pros hit the beach at Pro Tour-San Diego. The Two-Headed Giant Booster Draft action starts June 29, with the conclusion coming live on camera during the Top 4 webcast. Tune your computers to www.wizards.com/webcast at 5 p.m. ET on Sunday, July 1 to see every pick and play. Let's not forget about the big day itself: Worldwide Magic Game Day, July 14. More than 2,000 locations around the world have signed up, so there's bound to be a place near you. Get your hands on the new core set, meet new players in your area, and take part in the biggest Magic day of the year.
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