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Magic at PAX East 2014

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The letter A!nother year, another PAX East. This year PAX East happens from April 11-13. So it's time we take a look at what Magic is doing in Boston. Let's look at the panel, the side events, and what else is going on at PAX East!

We are going to be debuting a fantastic new booth at PAX East, you should plan to come by and check it out and go through the booth experience!

Magic Panel

Come to the Albatross Theatre on Saturday from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. to hear a panel featuring:

  • Mark Purvis
  • Dave Guskin
  • Dave Humpherys
  • Jenna Helland
  • ...and a Special Guest

Side Events

We will again have an exciting tournament area offering fun play experiences and prizes for players of all skill levels. The side events are being run by the folks at TJ Collectibles, and you can visit their website for information about when and what events will be available.

TJ Collectibles Pax East 2014 Event Schedule

Here's just a few events happening at PAX East:

All Weekend On Demand Events: Wacky Draft and Theros Block Booster Drafts

Hunt for Garruk: Players will play with intro decks right out of the box in event pods of 8 players in 3, 20 minute games. Players with a record of 3 wins, 0 losses will receive 4 Born of the Gods booster packs and a deck box. Players with a record of 2 wins, 1 loss will receive 2 Born of the Gods booster packs. Every player will receive 1 Born of the Gods Booster Pack. Event Runs Friday & Saturday @ 11:30, 1:00pm and Sunday @ 11:30 & 2:30pm.

Further Hunt for Garruk: Players will use their Intro Decks from the Hunt for Garruk event and add cards from the booster packs from their intro pack. Players will play in 3, 20 minute games. Players with a record of 3 wins, 0 losses will receive 4 Born of the Gods booster packs and a deck box. Players with a record of 2 wins, 1 loss will receive 2 Born of the Gods booster packs. Every player will receive 1 Born of the Gods Booster Pack. Event pairs with Hunt For Garruk. Event runs Friday @ 2:30pm, 3:30pm, 6:00pm, Saturday @ 2:30pm, 4:30pm, 9:00pm and Sunday @ 3:00pm.

3 Player Team Mini Master: 3 player teams (32 team cap) players receive 6 boosters (3 packs added per round) and compete in a Single Elimination event. Winning team members each receive a Born of the Gods uncut card sheet. Second place team members each receive 12 Born of the Gods boosters. Event runs Friday, Saturday & Sunday @ 1:00pm.

Modern Masters Booster Draft: Draft with Modern Masters! This event is capped at 8 players. Players will compete in 3 rounds of Swiss. First place receives 10 Born of the Gods boosters and second place receives 5 Born of the Gods boosters. Event runs Friday @ 3:15pm & 8:00pm, Saturday @ 8:00pm and Sunday @ 2:00pm.

Cobra Commander: Commander Deck Format played in tables of 4 with a 16 player cap. Winners at each table pod will advance to the final table. First place receives a Commander deck and playmat. Each player receives 2 boosters for each player they eliminate from the event. Event runs Saturday @ 5:30pm.

Social Media Contest

We will have a social media contest where we will be offering a Magic VIP trip for two to PAX Prime here in Seattle! We'll be announcing more about this contest as the event nears.

Cosplay Magic!

We are excited to see what Magic Cosplayers come out to PAX East and what amazing costumes are on display. Hope to see you all there!


 
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Patrick "Trick" Jarrett joined Wizards of the Coast in 2011, taking over the reins as DailyMTG.com editor-in-chief. He oversees the daily content while also working to develop larger web projects for Magic.

 
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