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Welcome to the Magic: The Gathering Wiki
The wiki about Magic: The Gathering, a game developed by
Richard Garfield and published by Wizards of the Coast.

About Magic: The Gathering

Magic: The Gathering (colloquially Magic or MTG) is a collectible card game created by mathematics professor Richard Garfield and introduced in 1993 by Wizards of the Coast. Magic is the first example of the modern collectible card game genre and still thrives today, with an estimated six million players in over seventy countries. Magic can be played by two or more players each using a deck of printed cards or a deck of virtual cards through the Internet-based Magic: The Gathering Online or third-party programs.

Each game represents a battle between powerful wizards, known as "planeswalkers", who use the magical spells, items, and fantastic creatures depicted on individual Magic cards to defeat their opponents. Although the original concept of the game drew heavily from the motifs of traditional fantasy role-playing games such as Dungeons & Dragons, the gameplay of Magic bears little resemblance to pencil-and-paper adventure games, while having substantially more cards and more complex rules than many other card games. Read more...

If you want more about Magic, visit Wizard's official Magic site, http://www.wizards.com/Magic


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    Dark Ascension is coming out at the beginning of Febuary, and a bunch of awesome cards have already been previewed. What's your favorite card from the set so far?

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    Joystiq just released a preview of the upcoming Duels of the Planeswalkers 2012 game. They discuss the new customization options, talk about the new cards, their balance and far more.


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