There are five things every Magic: the Gathering should bring with them to a Magic: the Gathering tournament.
Magic: the Gathering tournaments can have steep entry fees, especially if you plan on playing in a limited event. It’s a pretty good idea to bring your wallet in order to actually play in the event. Many places to play Magic: the Gathering around Massachusetts will also sell singles and other products that you may be interested in purchasing, making it a good idea to bring your wallet with you.
If you are attending a Constructed Magic: the Gathering tournament, then you must have a minimum 60 card deck with or without an exact 15 card sideboard. Ensure that your Magic: the Gathering deck’s contents comply with the banned and restricted lists for the appropriate format you are playing in. Popular Constructed Magic: the Gathering formats include Standard, Extended, Legacy, and Vintage.
Pen and Paper
While you may enjoy using dice or a Max Protection Battle Counter in casual settings to save trees, all DCI sanctioned Magic: the Gathering tournaments require the use of written life totals.
Dice or Coins
Many Magic: the Gathering cards also require the use of counters or coin flips. If you are playing with cards that require either, then don’t look like a Gray Ogre by not being prepared.
A Trade Binder
Magic: the Gathering can be an expensive hobby. Luckily though, most cards can be acquired through trading and minimal monetary investment. It’s a good idea to bring a trade binder of good rares that you may not be using and several commons and uncommons with you whenever you attend a Magic: the Gathering tournament.
While there are many other things that one might want to bring with them to a Magic: the Gathering tournament such as a friend or headache medicine, these five things to bring to a Magic: the Gathering tournament will get you through the day.
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