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Syndication

Yup, it's preview time again!  We are returning to Ravnica in the next set, Return...to Ravnica.  Really?  Is that the best they could come up with?  Maybe the next time they do this we can just all it "Printing Money" or "Preying on Nostalgia".  Anyway, the Card Image Gallery is right here so you can follow along:
http://www.wizards.com/magic/tcg/article.aspx?x=mtg/tcg/returntoravnica/cig#

We also talked about the upcoming Duel Decks: Sorin vs. Tibalt.  Of course, that's basically all we know, so congratulations to us for covering that one so well.  Here's a link:
http://www.wizards.com/Magic/Magazine/Article.aspx?x=mtg/daily/arcana/1049

Also, the first Magic Player's Championship happened, and it sounded completely awesome.  The new World Champion was...huh?  Not the World Champion?  Player of the Year?  But that's decided by pro point accumulation throughout the year isn't it?  Not anymore?  Weird.  Anyway, it was Yuuya Watanabe, and here's the full coverage:
http://www.wizards.com/magic/magazine/article.aspx?x=mtg/daily/eventcoverage/tpc12/welcome

Also, Chewie is still going to the Escapist Expo in Durham next weekend (Sept 14-16).  If you're at all interested, here's a link to the Magic events that are happening all weekend:
http://www.escapistmagazine.com/news/view/119032-The-Escapist-Expos-Official-Magic-The-Gathering-Schedule

And finally, Dirk has an important announcement, so don't leave until you get to the end!


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