Wizards Press Release
THE MAGIC IN YOU WITH CHAMBER OF SECRETS
NEW RELEASE FOR THE HARRY POTTER TRADING CARD GAME
October 1, 2002 (Renton, WA) - Harry Potter(tm) and friends are embarking
on all-new spine-tingling adventures in Chamber of
Secrets(tm), the newest card set for the Harry Potter(tm) trading card
game (TCG) from the TCG guru's at Wizards of the Coast, a subsidiary of Hasbro,
Inc. (NYSE:HAS). The first TCG
based on J.K. Rowling's second book, Harry Potter and the Chamber of
Secrets, players can go wand-to-wand against other wizards-in-training using a
brand new crop of spells, which include "Password" cards (guess the
word and nothing happens to you), potions, creatures and magical items, in
addition to many situations and characters fans will recognize from Book 2.
Scheduled to hit store shelves nationwide beginning October 7, Chamber of
Secrets has something to offer every level of TCG player from starter to
advanced to expert. For beginners, Chamber of Secrets will be available in
two-player starter sets (MSRP: $9.99), which contain two
41-card decks, including a character card and exclusive premium card
each deck, a playmat/card set poster, deck-building guide and rule
book. Advanced and expert level players can purchase 61-card
(MSRP: $9.99) decks for the very first time in Harry Potter TCG
history. Pre-constructed decks will include a character card and an
foil card; playmat/card set poster and deck-building guide.
randomized booster packs (MSRP: $3.29) will also be available and are
perfect for honing game-playing skills and strategies and rounding out
your Harry Potter TCG collection.
In the Harry Potter TCG, each player acts as a student wizard or
at the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry and, by playing
representing spells and other magical items, attempts to eliminate his
or her opponent's cards through a series of turns.
The first player to
run his or her opponent out of cards wins.
For more information about the Harry Potter TCG and the Chamber of
Secrets card set please visit wizards.com/harrypotter
or the official
Harry Potter website at harrypotter.com
Wizards of the Coast, Inc., a subsidiary of Hasbro, Inc. (NYSE:HAS),
the worldwide market share leader in the trading card game and
role-playing game categories. A
leading developer and publisher of
game-based entertainment products, the company holds an exclusive
on the method of playing trading card games (TCGs) and produces the
world's best-selling Pokémon® and Magic: The Gathering® TCGs.
of adventure games, family card and board games and electronic media
products, Wizards of the Coast is also one of the world's premier book
publishers of fantasy series fiction whose novels have made numerous
appearances on The New York Times best-seller list and have sold
millions of copies worldwide. For
more information, visit the Wizards
of the Coast® website at wizards.com.
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