There are level 4 pregens in the playtest documents. Next characters don't start with magic items at higher levels.
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"Newly created characters above 1st level can start with appropriate wealth and can possess common magic items at your discretion. " (Conversion document notes, pg 2)I allowed players that had taken part in Vault of the Dracolich to receive a +1 item (armour or weapon) from Imani as "payment in gratitude for your bravery" as they retrieved the staff but didnt find any of the items on Saturday.
"Well that encounter was easy....er, guys, why is the DM grinning?" (party members last words)
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The store heard back from wizards, and apparently they are expediting a replacement kit out to us, so hopefully we'll have it before session 2!
Our packet of adventures came in, Yay!