Thursday, May 29, 2014
Magic the Gathering: the New, Upcoming Set!
The new set of Magic: The Gathering has been announced: Khans of Tarkir! Khans of Tarkir is the first set in the similarly-titled Khans of Tarkir block.
The Khans of Tarkir block focuses on Tarkir, the homeworld of plansewalker Sarkhan Vol, which is a new setting for game players. Vol’s homeworld is described by lead designer Mark Rosewater as a war-torn world where dragons have been wiped out.
Rosewater also teased, "There’s something that people have been asking us to do for quite a while that we’re finally bringing back after a long absence in Magic. And there’s something that people have been asking us to do that we’ve never done, that for the first time we’re doing in Khans of Tarkir."
The normal Wizards of the Coast program of events to support the new release are planned. Pre-release events will occur on September 20 and 21. Launch Weekend will be September 26-28. A Pro Tour event is planned for October 10-12, and a Game Day on October 18-19.
(source content: ICv2 http://www.icv2.com/articles/news/28692.html and Wizards of the Coast http://www.wizards.com/magic/magazine/article.aspx?x=mtg/daily/arcana/1496)