The year 2008 was the sixteenth year of existence for Magic: The Gathering.
Events[edit | edit source]
|January||Announcement of the ending of the Magic Scholarship Series.|
|February 1||Release of Morningtide.|
|February 15–17||Pro Tour Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Won by Jon Finkel.|
|April 1||Announcement of Duel Decks: Pirates vs. Ninjas.
|May 2||Release of Shadowmoor.|
|May 23–25||Pro Tour Hollywood, USA. Won by Charles Gindy.|
|June 20||Release of the 15th Anniversary 2-Player Starter Game.|
|July 25||Release of Eventide.
|July 28||Announcement of the closing down of the Gleemax social network.|
|August 29||Release of From the Vault: Dragons.
|September 22||Release of Masters Edition II on Magic Online.|
|October||Creation of the Wizards Play Network.|
|October 3||Release of Shards of Alara.
|October 31 - November 2||Pro Tour Berlin, Germany. Won by Luis Scott-Vargas.|
|November 7||Release of Duel Decks: Jace vs. Chandra.
|December 11–14||2008 World Championships in Memphis, USA. Won by Antti Malin.
|Player of the Year: Shuhei Nakamura.|
|Rookie of the Year: Aaron Nicastri.|
|Hall of Fame inductees:|
Publications[edit | edit source]
- Morningtide (January)
- Shadowmoor (April)
- Eventide (June)
- A Planeswalker's Guide to Alara (September)
First involved[edit | edit source]
R&D[edit | edit source]
- Sean Fletcher
- Mark Globus
- Graeme Hopkins
- Alexis Janson
- Jeremy Jarvis
- Tom LaPille
- Erik Lauer
- Michael Mikaelian
- Kenneth Nagle
- Mark Purvis
- Andrew Smith
- Jake Theis
- Ken Troop
Artists[edit | edit source]
From the Vault: Dragons
Shards of Alara