Seahawks player pleads for return of stolen Magic: The Gathering cards; Wizards of the Coast delivers care package

Cassius Marsh is a giant, quick, closely tattooed defensive finish for the Seattle Seahawks. And he’s a self-professed nerd, who’s mourning a bit this week after somebody stole his useful assortment of Magic: The Gathering playing cards.

Marsh told The Seattle Times that his girlfriend went to a nightclub in downtown Seattle on Tuesday and somebody smashed his automotive window and snatched two backpacks from the backseat. One contained his team-issued iPad and the different was full of the fantasy buying and selling playing cards, which Marsh mentioned had been valued at round $20-25,000.

Marsh mentioned he has been taking part in for years and he makes use of the sport to get his thoughts off of issues.

“I’m a nerd, for certain,” Marsh informed the Instances. “I’ve been taking part in since I used to be 11. How individuals like gaming, I like playing cards.”

Marsh turned to Twitter for assist in monitoring down the thief, and to implore whomever was now in possession of the assortment, to please take into account returning it. He even supplied two tickets to the subsequent Seahawks house sport to whomever returns his playing cards, saying that he wouldn’t press costs.

Who ever stole my magic assortment from my LR4 final evening, if you’re 12 plz return it and I offers you two tickets to subsequent house sport.

— Cassius Marsh (@KingCash_7191) November 9, 2016

All you 12s do me an enormous favor and retweet my final tweet. Aside from god household and soccer, my magic card assortment is every little thing

— Cassius Marsh (@KingCash_7191) November 9, 2016

The backpack that they had been in was stolen outdoors of Ashton manor whereas my girlfriend was inside along with her associates. So Seattle space

— Cassius Marsh (@KingCash_7191) November 9, 2016

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— Cassius Marsh (@KingCash_7191) November 10, 2016

These are the decks that had been stolen

— Cassius Marsh (@KingCash_7191) November 10, 2016

Renton, Wash.-based Wizards of the Coast caught wind of the Marsh’s unhappy scenario and despatched representatives with a care package to the Seahawks close by coaching facility at Virginia Mason Athletic Heart.

“Magic: The Gathering got here by and gifted me a bunch of stuff, simply making an attempt to make my day higher,” Marsh mentioned in a story on the Seahawks website. “That was simply the coolest factor that’s ever occurred to me. If I used to be 11 [years old] and I thought of getting a field full of Magic stuff from Magic: The Gathering, I’d be fairly hyped.”

.@Seahawks linebacker @KingCash_7191 had his Magic assortment stolen earlier this week, so we delivered him a care package! pic.twitter.com/rCuh4x9RxJ

— Magic: The Gathering (@wizards_magic) November 10, 2016

Along with Cassius’ care package, we may also be donating a present of equal retail worth to a Seattle-based kids’s charity.

— Magic: The Gathering (@wizards_magic) November 10, 2016

Value noting tons of the product in that care package got here from the private collections of WotC staff who wished to assist out too!

— Magic: The Gathering (@wizards_magic) November 11, 2016

Need to thank @wizards_magic for coming by means of with an incredible care package to attempt to make the scenario higher! #nerdgang

— Cassius Marsh (@KingCash_7191) November 11, 2016

The Seahawks story supplied additional element on Marsh’s obsession with the sport. He mentioned his closet at house is full of widespread and unusual playing cards.

“Each of these playing cards, you commerce to get them otherwise you buy them in sure locations, so there’s reminiscences related with all the playing cards,” Marsh mentioned. “It’s identical to something that individuals acquire that imply loads to them.”

Amongst his many tattoos, there may be even one on his hand representing the 5 colours of Magic: white, blue, black, purple, and inexperienced.

#MTG followers will acknowledge this tattoo on @KingCash_7191‘s hand. He is providing a reward for his stolen assortment: https://t.co/EX27osTxqP pic.twitter.com/IeTHJjUI4w

— Tony Drovetto (@TonyDrovetto) November 10, 2016


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