Prerelease: Hour of Devastation

Event Start Date
Jul. 2017 8
Event End Date
Jul. 2017 9
Event Dates: No upcoming event
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Prerelease: Hour of Devastation

At Prerelease, entire store communities converge for their very first opportunity to play with the new cards. It's the best opportunity to turn interested players into engaged players with a high-energy, high-emotion gaming experience.

Maintain that energy level by focusing on efficiency: punctual start times, orderly seating, quick round turnovers.


  • Primary: Interested Players, Engaged Players
  • Secondary: New Players


New Player: No knowledge of how to play Magic
Interested Player: Basic understanding of Magic, ready to learn more about strategy and game play
Engaged Player: Competence in Magic game play, eager to invest in the game on a regular basis


  • PLAYERS: 8
  • ROUNDS: 3
  • FORMATS: Sealed, Two-Headed Giant Sealed