Announcing Dragon's Maze

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    Ten Guilds, One Destination!

    Block Set 3 of 3 in the Return to Ravnica block

    Number of Cards 156

    Guilds All ten

    Prerelease Events April 27-28, 2013

    Release Date May 3, 2013

    Game Day May 26-27, 2013

    Pro Tour Dragon's Maze May 17-19, 2013

    Magic Online Release Date May 13, 2013

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    Mark Rosewater
    Erik Lauer
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    We have conformation that Nicol Bolas in not involved with this set.
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    Post Confirming the dragon is in fact Niv
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  • #2
    This is... a little odd. I imagine the "Dragon" is good ol' Niv. As far as the maze... I have no idea.



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    Ral Zarek is in

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    Definitely looks like Ral's here. Not sure I like the name of the set, but at least we'll find out what Niv Mizzet has been up to.
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  • #5
    The first thing that comes to mind is a good ol' DnD romp. Can't wait for this!
  • #6
    Well... would not have expected that name at all. Can't say I'm a fan of the name, but I am intrigued by what it could mean for the end of the block's story.
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  • #7
    Niv-Mizzet's grand plan all along was to make a super fun amusement park for all the guilds!

    Seriously, I have no idea how to interpret the set title. Doesn't sound post-apocalyptic or like a "resolution" or anything at all.

    EDIT: The set symbol is the RTR symbol underneath the GTC symbol. Uhh... okay.
  • #8
    Quote from Lorelorn
    Ral Zarek is in


    It certainly looks that way, but people speculated he'd be in RTR based off the Nivix Guildmage art, so don't start counting your chickens just yet. Smile
  • #9
    Awful, awful name. Sounds much better as a Legendary Land, not a set name.




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  • #10
    I heard this set is gong to be a-MAZE-ing. Hahaha lol.

    It's going to be one of those sets that has neither Dragons, nor Mazes, and the title is just to lead us in the wrong direction.

    Oh wait, Blue-Red leader IS a dragon. Well it's not going to be like Scourge's all Dragons all the time, or IZZET?

    But seriously, Dragon's Maze. Like the Wii, the name will grow on you.

    But I have to say, best logo ever, since Mirrodin Besieged.
  • #11
    Er, wow. I did not see this coming. And the Ral Zarek art (which I personally haven't seen because I've been paying less attention to Art Fight than I should) is incredible. I'm excited for this.
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  • #12
    Man, when they said Niv was up to something, they really meant he was up to something. I bet his maze is really hard, kind of like that one where you move the mouse cursor over the line and that face jumps out and scares the life out of you.
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  • #13
    I guess that explains why they suddenly reduced the score to see the wallpaper in Art Fight...!

    And I guess that confirms Ral Zarek even more!
  • #14
    Interesting name. But we'll see what they do with it.
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  • #15
    That is one ugly name. Definitely. But maybe it kinda does tie together the whole thing about Niv-Mizzet having some sort of grand scheme.
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  • #16
    Also, just noticed that the set's symbol is the ones of RTR and GTC combined... :p
  • #17
    That definitely is Ral, but that doesn't look like planewalker art; the framing is totally off (right?).

    But on the other hand, I can't quite imagine what else that art would be for.
  • #18
    I was intrigued... at how will they reveal/or not reveal the Dragon's plans. (assume it Niv)

    The expansion symbol is reeally ugly. If it combines the symbol of the 2 sets, then they should have designed the prior symbols to combine well. this seems forced.
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    Quote from MammonAzrael
    It certainly looks that way, but people speculated he'd be in RTR based off the Nivix Guildmage art, so don't start counting your chickens just yet. Smile

    There's a big difference between art that looks kinda like Ral Zarek, and artwork that is definitely Ral.
  • #20
    Quote from Affey
    That definitely is Ral, but that doesn't look like planewalker art; the framing is totally off (right?).

    But on the other hand, I can't quite imagine what else that art would be for.


    It's just like the RTR Jace splash, with Jace as a Planeswalker, but different art.
  • #21
    Quote from Affey
    That definitely is Ral, but that doesn't look like planewalker art; the framing is totally off (right?).

    But on the other hand, I can't quite imagine what else that art would be for.


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  • #22
    I'm calling it now. The Guild Champions (who everyone already thinks are in) will participate in some kind of event to determine the greatest Guild of all. An event called the Dragon's Maze!

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  • #23
    I have no idea how to interpret the name "Dragon's Maze". It doesn't sound like a final block to me, no impending threat, no resolution, no... nothing really. Just odd. I guess they REALLY wanna focus on Niv a LOT this block. -sigh-

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  • #24
    Last I checked, Nicol Bolas was a dragon. Why is everyone assuming the named dragon is Niv? Slant
  • #25
    the way that Niv is going to get the guilds to work together is putting them into a D&D maze and forcing them to work together, creating tri colored cards!!
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