Magic Archive

  • DoxCast #194: Black Friday = Buy 2 / Get 1 Free

    What’s this? Just the biggest, baddest, most spectaluar-est sale of the whole year at your favorite comic and game shop. Join us as we explain it all and give you our suggestions for incredible items to take advantage of this once a year blockbuster!

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  • DoxCast #187: Dinosaurs, pirates, and magic! Oh my!

    It’s Ixalan prerelease weekend and the Dox team sat down with a preview of this awesome set! Join Kyle Rehome, Matt Serani, Caleb Larsen and Richard John Early to kick off the adventures into the unkown wilds of Ixalan! We’ve got our favorite cards, the storyline, the mechanics, the Planeswalkers, and of course dinosaurs, pirates, […]

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  • Magic: the gathering Organized Play

    Magic: The Gathering Organized Play: everything you need to know but were afraid to ask!! For nearly a quarter century, Paradox has been your home for the world’s greatest fantasy card game and now there’s never been a better time to join the action at the tables! Both Paradox and MTG are about to turn […]

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  • DoxCast #181: GenCon Preview

    Rich and Josh get together to discuss a few of the many, many board games that will be making an appearance at GenCon 50 this month, and why they’re interested in those particular games. …Well, mostly Josh talks about games that intrigue him while Rich taunts Josh about not being able to attend one of […]

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  • DoxCast #180: Back to the Books

    As summer rolls on, we take our first look at Paradox’s next big event. Get ready to go Back to the Books for 5 days as we kick off the fall by previewing nearly everything in the shop. Huge sales, demos, games, free stuff, and more. Join Josh Trumbo, Brad Meixner, Darren Gregson, and Richard […]

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  • DoxCast #176: Magic: Hour of Devastation

    The moment has come! Nicol Bolas is here! The end of Amonkhet has come! Join us as we take you on a tour of the sequel to the Egyptian themed Magic set and we watch the catastrophe unfold. From story to mechanics to Planeswalkers and our favorite cards, Matt Serani, Kelly Todd Satrom, Kyle Rehome, […]

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  • Doxcast #165: Magic: The Gathering: Amonkhet Review

    Join Richard John Early, Kyle Rehome, and Kyle Engleson for a look at the Amonkhet complete spoiler. From gods to Planeswalkers to mechanics and flavor, the Doxcast crew gives you everything you need to know about MTG’s latest set. Don’t miss the journey to the Egyptian themed world of Amonkhet full of exciting new ways […]

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  • DoxCast #160: Dox Talks: Getting to Know Kyle Rehome

    Josh sits down with Paradox’s newly-crowned Magic Event Coordinator Kyle Rehome to get to know him a little better! They discuss Kyle’s origins with Magic: The Gathering, what styles of decks he enjoys building, his history with Paradox’s Magic events, and what the future holds for FNM, the Kitchen Table Showdown, and more!

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  • DoxCast #143: Magic: Kaladesh Set Review

    With the release of the full spoiler for the latest Magic: The Gathering set, we sit down with Kyle Engleson, Kyle Rehome, and Matt Serani to discuss what makes this such an exciting series. Host Richard John early guides the conversation from Planeswalkers to Energy to the story of Kaladesh and more. NOTE: Because technology […]

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  • Doxcast #133: Magic The Gathering: Eldritch Moon Spoiler Review

    The conclusion to the Shadows Over Innistrad block is here and we’re going to break it down for you. Rich Early, Matt Serani, Kyle Rehome, and Kyle Engleson sit down to discuss the storyline, mechanics, and cards in the new set. Eldritch Moon is shaping up to be one of the strongest sets we’ve seen […]

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  • #127: Magic: The Gathering: Talking with Trevor Warner and Andrew Bernstein

    This week we sit down with regular Paradox players Trevor Warner and Andrew Bernstein and talk about Standard, Modern, winning Magic tournaments, and their personal history . What drives a Magic player to play and what’s new with just about every Magic format out there?

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  • FNM Championship 2016 – Season 2 Schedule!

    FNM Championship 2016 $3000 3 Seasons Paradox is hosting three Championship seasons in 2016, each with their own final tournament. Featuring $1000 prize pools, each tournament will vary in format from season to season. 2 Ways to Qualify: • Win a constructed FNM event • Win two limited events Weekly Qualifiers: • Standard and Modern […]

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  • GPT Minneapolis Standard – Sunday, May 15th!

    GPT Minneapolis Standard Sunday, May 15th Registration: 12:00 pm Tournament: 1:00 pm Entry: $15 Format: Standard Rounds: Swiss + cut to Top 8 Prizes: The prize pool will be 4 booster packs per player, paid out as follows: 1st Place – 50% of prize pool after participation pack distribution (minimum 3 packs) + 2 round […]

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  • TCGPlayer Modern State Championship: ND – Saturday, May 14th!

    TCGPlayer Modern State Championship: ND Saturday, May 14th Registration: 10:00 am Tournament: 12:15 pm Entry: $30 Format: Modern Rounds: Swiss, cut to Top 8 Prizes: 1st Place: TCGplayer State Champion Playmat + 50 TCGplayer Prize Wall Points 2nd Place: TCGplayer State Top 8 Competitor Playmat + 25 TCGplayer Prize Wall Points 3rd-4th Place: TCGplayer State […]

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  • FNM May Schedule!

    May FNM Schedule This is the complete list of FNM Championship Qualifiers for May. May 6th: Standard, Modern, Booster Draft, Crap Rare Draft May 13th: Standard, Modern, Booster Draft, Kitchen Table Showdown May 20th: Standard, Modern, Booster Draft, 2HG Constructed – Standard May 27th: Standard, Modern, Booster Draft, Mini Masters Participation rewards: Players who join […]

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  • #124 – Magic – Shadows Over Innistrad Constructed

    Kyle Rehome and Kyle Engleson join us to talk about the impact the recently released Shadows Over Innistrad is having on two of the most popular constructed formats: Standard and Modern. From Archangel Avacyn and the unlikely Thraben Inspector leaving their marks on Standard to a brand new post-Eldrazi Modern, Kyle and Kyle have info […]

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  • SOI Game Day Tim Edwardson Memorial Events – Saturday, April 30th.

    Shadows Over Innistrad Game Day- Event 1 Tim Edwardson Memorial Tournament Saturday, April 30th Registration: 11:00 am Tournament: 12:00 pm Suggested Minimum Donation: $10 Format: Standard Rounds: Swiss, cut to Top 8 Prizes: 1st Place – 16 Boosters, Top 8 Foil, Playmat 2nd Place – 10 Boosters, Top 8 Foil 3rd-4th Place – 6 Boosters, […]

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  • #121 – Magic – Serani on Limited

    Fresh off his recent PPTQ and FNM Championship wins, Paradox Magic expert Matt Serani joined us in the DoxCast studio to talk about Limited. With draft and sealed deck as his favorite formats, Matt has a ton of insight on what makes them tick and how to find an edge. He also walks us through […]

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  • Shadows Over Innistrad Launch Weekend – April 8-9!

    Shadows Over Innistrad – Product Release Shadows Over Innistrad Launch Weekend Friday, April 8th Time: 12:01 am – 1: 00 am Stay up late Thursday night, because all Shadows Over Innistrad product is for sale at Paradox on Friday morning at 12:01 am! Booster boxes, booster packs, fat packs, preconstructed decks and singles! Pick up […]

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  • #120 – Magic – Shadows Over Innistrad Review

    The full card image gallery has been posted and the prerelease is just around the corner, which means it’s time to review Shadows Over Innistrad. Rich is joined by Alex Early, Brad Meixner, and Matt Serani to look over the new mechanics, the new planeswalkers, and all the other exciting cards. We look at how […]

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  • Paradox Closed Easter Sunday

    Hey everybody, just a note that Paradox is closed today. Happy Easter to everyone! Thank you for being our friends and customers! _

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  • GPT Minneapolis Sealed Deck – Saturday, April 9th!

    GPT Minneapolis Sealed Deck Shadows Over Innistrad Launch Weekend Saturday, April 9th Registration: 11:00 am Tournament: 12:00 pm Entry: $30 Format: Shadows Sealed Deck, Top 8 Draft Rounds: Swiss + cut to Top 8 Prizes: The prize pool will be 2 packs per player, paid out as follows: 1st Place – 50% of prize pool […]

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  • SCG Modern State Championship: ND – Sunday, April 24th!

    SCG Modern State Championship: ND Sunday, April 24th Registration: 12:00 pm Tournament: 1:15 pm Entry: $30 Format: Modern Deck List: Required Rounds: Swiss + cut to Top 8 Prizes: 1st Place – Qualification for a StarCityGames.com Invitational, Champion Medal & Champion Playmat 2nd-8th Place – Top 8 Playmat & Top 8 Pin Door Prize – […]

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  • SCG Standard State Championship: ND – Saturday, April 23rd!

    SCG Standard State Championship: ND Saturday, April 23rd Registration: 10:00 am Tournament: 12:15 pm Entry: $30 Format: Standard Deck List: Required Rounds: Swiss + cut to Top 8 Prizes: 1st Place – Qualification for a StarCityGames.com Invitational, Champion Medal & Champion Playmat 2nd-8th Place – Top 8 Playmat & Top 8 Pin Door Prize – […]

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  • April FNM Schedule!

    April FNM Schedule This is the complete list of FNM Championship Qualifiers for April. April 1st: Standard + Farewell Friday, Modern, Booster Draft, Ultimate Booster Sealed April 8th: Standard, Modern, Booster Draft, Sealed Box April 15th: Standard, Modern, Booster Draft, Legacy April 22nd: Standard, Modern, Booster Draft, Build Your Own Standard April 29th: Standard, Modern, […]

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  • Shadows Over Innistrad Prerelease & Pre-Orders!

    Shadows Over Innistrad Prerelease Weekend April 2nd and 3rd Saturday, April 2nd Time: 12:01 am – Sealed Deck 1 _3:00 am – Sealed Deck 2 12:00 pm – Sealed Deck 3 _6:00 pm – 2-Headed Giant Sealed 1 Sunday, April 3rd Time: 12:00 pm – Sealed Deck 4 _6:00 pm – 2-Headed Giant Sealed 2 […]

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  • FNM Championship Season One Finals – Sunday, May 1st!

    FNM Championship Season One Finals Sunday, May 1st Registration: 12:00 pm Tournament: 1:00 pm Entry: Free and exclusive to all players with an FNM Championship invite Format: Standard Rounds: Swiss + cut to Top 8 Prizes: Over $1000 in prizes! 1st Place – FNM Championship Trophy, Shadows Over Innistrad booster box 2nd-8th Place – Shadows […]

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  • March FNM Schedule!

    March FNM Schedule This is the complete list of FNM Championship Qualifiers for March. March 4th: Standard, Modern, Booster Draft, Sealed Deck March 11th: Standard, Modern, Booster Draft, Player’s Choice March 18th: Standard, Modern, Booster Draft, Kitchen Table Showdown March 25th: Standard, Modern, Booster Draft, Mini Masters Participation rewards: Players who join the FNM Champs […]

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  • GPT Minneapolis Modern – Saturday, March 26th!

    Grand Prix Trial Minneapolis – Modern Saturday, March 26th Registration: 10:00 am Tournament: 12:00 pm Entry: $20 Format: Modern Rounds: Swiss + cut to Top 8 Prizes: 1st Place – 2 round bye to GP MPLS, which is a Standard event, Shadows Over Innistrad booster box preorder 2nd Place -Shadows over Innistrad booster box preorder […]

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  • Modern Tournament – Saturday, March 12th!

    Modern Tournament Saturday, March 12th Registration: 11:00 am Tournament: 12:00 pm Entry: $15 Format: Modern Rounds: Swiss + cut to Top 8 Prizes: 1st Place – MM15 Tarmagoyf or $125 Gift Card for singles 2nd Place – Foil Cascade Bluff Expedition or $60 Gift Card for singles 3rd-4th Place – 2 MM15 Booster Packs 5th+ […]

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  • Paradox FM Comic-Con Kick Off Weekend – February 26-28!

    Paradox FM Comic-Con Kick Off Weekend Friday, Feb. 26 – Sunday Feb. 28 The Fargo-Moorhead Comic-Con is back and better than ever! This year’s event takes place at the Baymont Inn and Suites the last weekend of February, but the action starts early at Paradox Comics! Comic Con Kick Off Event ParadoxComics-N-Cards 26 Roberts St. […]

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  • #113 – Magic – Modern Musings

    We’re joined by Kyle Rehome & Tim Edwardson to discuss the current state of the Modern format. Kyle & Tim both played in the SCG Regional Championships this past weekend in Minneapolis, so they have first-hand experience at what the format looks like in the wake of the recent Splinter Twin and Summer Bloom bannings. […]

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  • 2HG Sealed Deck – Saturday, February 6th!

    2HG Sealed Deck Saturday, February 6th Registration: 10:00 am Tournament: 12:00 pm Entry: $50/Team Format: 2HG, OGW/BFZ Sealed Deck Rounds: Swiss, Top 8 draft Product: 2 OGW prerelease packs/team Prizes: 1st Place – 2 OGW Fat Packs 2nd Place + booster packs, based on attendance This is it!! Most likely our only competitive 2HG event […]

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  • February FNM Schedule!

    February FNM Schedule This is the complete list of FNM Championship Qualifiers for February. February 5th: Standard, Modern, Booster Draft, 2HG February 12th: Standard, Modern, Booster Draft, Cube Draft February 19th: Standard, Modern, Booster Draft, Commander February 26th: Standard, Modern, Booster Draft, Rochester Participation rewards: Players who join the FNM Champs system will receive an […]

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  • #111 – Dox Talks – Steve Port

    For this month’s Dox Talk, we were joined by Steve Port of Legion Supplies. Steve has been a fixture of competitive Magic in the upper Midwest for as long as there has been competitive Magic, as well as being a longtime friend of Paradox. We find out how Steve got started with Magic; discuss the […]

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  • Modern Tournament – Saturday, January 30th!

    Modern Tournament Saturday, January 30th Registration: 11:00 am Tournament: 12:00 pm Entry: $15 Format: Modern Rounds: Swiss, cut to Top 8 Prizes: The prize pool will be 2 packs of Modern Masters 2015 per player, paid out as follows: 1 participation pack/player 1st Place – 40% of remaining packs 2nd Place – 20% of remaining […]

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  • Oath of the Gatewatch Game Day – Saturday, February 13th!

    Oath of the Gatewatch Game Day – Event 1 Saturday, February 13th Registration: 11:00 am Tournament: 12:00 pm Entry: $10 Format: Standard Rounds: Swiss, cut to Top 8 Prizes: 1st Place – 16 Boosters, Top 8 Foil, Playmat 2nd Place – 10 Boosters, Top 8 Foil 3rd-4th Place – 6 Boosters, Top 8 Foil 5th-8th […]

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  • #109 – Magic – Oath of the Gatewatch

    Rich is joined by Matt Serani, Kyle Rehome, and Alex Early to discuss Oath of the Gatewatch in preparation for this weekend’s prerelease events. Alex catches everyone up on the storyline heading into the set, Matt reviews the cards with an eye towards Limited play, and Kyle has a list of some of his favorite […]

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  • PPTQ Sydney 2016 – $1K Cash Sealed Deck

    PPTQ Sydney 2016 $1K Cash Sealed Deck Saturday, February 20th Registration: 9:00 am Tournament: 10:00 am Entry: $40 Format: BFZ/OGW Sealed Deck, Top 8 BFZ/OGW Draft Rounds: Swiss + cut to Top 8 Prizes: 1st Place – $225 + invite to Regional Pro Tour Qualifier 2nd Place – $225 3rd-4th Place – $125 5th-8th Place […]

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  • Oath of the Gatewatch Launch Weekend!

    Oath of the Gatewatch Launch Weekend! Oath of the Gatewatch – Product Release Friday, January 22nd Time: 12:01 am – 1: 00 am Stay up late Thursday night, because all Oath of the Gatewatch product is for sale at Paradox on Friday morning at 12:01 am! Booster boxes, booster packs, fat packs, preconstructed decks and […]

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  • January FNM Schedule!

    January FNM Schedule This is the complete list of FNM Championship Qualifiers for January. January 1st: Standard, Modern, Booster Draft, Crap Rare Draft January 8th: Standard, Modern, Booster Draft, Tiny Leaders January 15th: Standard, Modern, Booster Draft, Pauper January 22nd: Standard, Modern, Booster Draft, OGW Sealed Box January 29th: Standard, Modern, Booster Draft, Mini Masters […]

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  • Oath of the Gatewatch Prerelease and Pre-Orders!

    Oath of the Gatewatch Prerelease and Pre-Orders! Prerelease January 16th and 17th Pre-Orders Available Now Saturday, January 16th Time: 12:01 am – Sealed Deck 1 12:00 pm – Sealed Deck 2 _6:00 pm – 2-Headed Giant Sealed 1 Sunday, January 17th Time: 12:00 pm – Sealed Deck 3 _6:00 pm – 2-Headed Giant Sealed 2 […]

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  • Paradox Holiday Schedule!

    Hey everybody! Just a quick note about Paradox‘s schedule over the holidays: December 24: 10AM – 4PM December 25: Closed December 31: 10AM – 6PM January 1: 12PM – Midnight Don’t forget the New Year’s Extravaganza coming up on January 2nd, along with Tabletop Night!

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  • New Year’s Extravaganza – Saturday, January 2nd!

    New Year’s Extravaganza 26 Roberts Street, Downtown Fargo Saturday, January 2nd 10AM-Midnight Greetings to Paradox customers one and all! On behalf of everyone here at the shop, we hope you are having the best of Holidays. Please be safe on New Year‘s, and most importantly, nerd out to your favorite nerd stuff! We are wasting […]

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  • FNM Championship 2015 Tournament – January 9th!

    FNM Championship 2015 Tournament Saturday, January 9th Registration: 9:00 am Tournament: 10:00 am Entry: FREE and exclusive to any player who won an FNM in 2015 Format: BFZ Sealed Deck + Top 8 Booster Draft Side Events: Booster Drafts • Standard + Modern Win-A-Box Tournaments Prizes: $2500 prize pool! Distribution below 1st Place – ($300) […]

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  • FNM Championship 2016 – Season 1 Schedule!

    FNM Championship 2016 $3000 3 Seasons Paradox is hosting three Championship seasons in 2016, each with their own final tournament. Featuring $1000 prize pools, each tournament will vary in format from season to season. 2 Ways to Qualify: • Win a constructed FNM event • Win two limited events Weekly Qualifiers: • Standard and Modern […]

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  • FNM Championship 2015 Last Chance Qualifier – Saturday, January 2nd!

    FNM Championship 2015 Last Chance Qualifier & Warm-Up Tournament Saturday, January 2nd Registration: 11:00 am Tournament: 12:00 pm Entry: $40 Format: BFZ Sealed Deck + Top 8 MM15 Draft Rounds: Swiss, cut to Top 8 MM15 Draft Prizes: 1st Place – FNM Championship Qualification + 2-Round Bye, Free Oath of the Gatewatch Prerelease Weekend 2nd […]

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  • December FNM Schedule!

    December FNM Schedule This is the complete list of FNM Championship Qualifiers for December. Thanks to everyone for your support. Congratulations to all of last month’s qualifiers. Hope you enjoy the December tournaments! December 4th: Standard, Modern, Booster Draft, Commander December 11th: Standard, Modern, Booster Draft, Cube Draft December 18th: Standard, Modern, Booster Draft, 2-Headed […]

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  • Paradox Holiday Sale – Saturday, December 19th!

    Paradox Holiday Sale Presents • Sale • Treats • Gaming Saturday, December 19th 10:00 am – 8:00 pm   On behalf of everyone at Paradox, we wish you the best this Holiday season. Thank you for making 2015 such a great year. Whether you are a comic reader, a board gamer, a Magic player, a […]

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  • Kitchen Table Showdown – Saturday, December 19th!

    Kitchen Table Showdown Saturday, December 19th Registration: 12:00 pm Tournament: 1:00 pm Entry: $10 Format: Showdown Rounds: 4 Swiss rounds, no finals Prizes: Win a round, win one $3.99 booster pack 10% Off all Magic booster packs, decks and supplies to participants 20% Off all Magic singles to participants FREE chips, pretzels, snacks and sodas […]

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