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    I created this thread to talk about the oldest and most succesful TCG in the world.
    You can freely share your opinion about it here.

    I'm going to invest in it soon, because I'm an TCG/CCG maniac and this game seems very interesting to me, especially after playing Yu-Gi-Oh! and Duel Masters. :P

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    There's something special about Magic that makes it such an enduring game. I actually just picked up some cards to teach my fiance how to play, the new sets are pretty cool.

    The video games are great as well and I recommend them to any EoFFer interested in learning.

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    I bought a few starter packs and boosters last week, actually. I played it with some borrowed decks some weeks before that.
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    I used to play it a lot but I kinda sucked.


    I always liked the Pokemon TCG a big better, but it's hard to rival the sheer scope of Magic.

    Still have some cards, though. Including a two-player core game. Even got my wife to play it

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    send me your cards if you don't play anymore.

    bring them with you to london next year!
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    I don't know of I'll make it!

    And I don't know if I want to get rid of them, they have sentimental value!

    Also, if I wanted to get rid of them, Id sell them for some good Gil

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    @Mirage - It's great to know a fellow MTG player! May the Magic be with you!
    @Fynn - I'm gonna play it casually, I hate tournament gaming, though I respect it. :P
    @Bolivar - It's great to play with your beloved one and I wish both of you all the best! May the Magic be with you!
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    I played a bit with my cousins and got swamped. I was more of a Yu-Gi-Oh kid growing up.

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    I'm sure in an alternate dimension I'm really into this but in this dimension I just don't have the time. Also Magic stole eestlinc from us and I'll never forgive it for that!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Del Murder View Post
    I'm sure in an alternate dimension I'm really into this but in this dimension I just don't have the time. Also Magic stole eestlinc from us and I'll never forgive it for that!
    Yeah, time can be cruel, haha! XD
    Anyway, it's good to play it from time to time, just for fun. ^^

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    In the 90's when it was a simpler game I'm sure it was great. I liked to collect some cards because they were cool themselves, but never played much. Now, there's soooo many different cards that do so many different things how can it even be possible to build any kind of competent deck when an opponent deck could have literally anything in it.

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    My college roommate got me into MtG, and I played throughout the rest of college. I had a lot of fun, and even went to a States tournament with a homemade deck that did really well. After college, though, without a good friend to play with, I just lacked the time and energy to devote to it, and ended up selling many of my best cards to a fellow EoFFer.

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    Quote Originally Posted by theundeadhero View Post
    In the 90's when it was a simpler game I'm sure it was great. I liked to collect some cards because they were cool themselves, but never played much. Now, there's soooo many different cards that do so many different things how can it even be possible to build any kind of competent deck when an opponent deck could have literally anything in it.
    That can get crazy but at the end of the day, it's a game where every card breaks the rules so you're reading each one anyway to see what it does. There is some imbalance as to certain sets having more powerful cards but other than that, the major themes of red, black, blue, white and green have held constant.

    They do account for that in official play, whether in tournaments or just Friday Night Magic. There are different formats and deck requirements, the most common of which limits your deck to cards from the last two expansion cycles and the last core set. That makes it a lot easier to understand the metagame and what decks and play styles are in fashion.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bolivar View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by theundeadhero View Post
    In the 90's when it was a simpler game I'm sure it was great. I liked to collect some cards because they were cool themselves, but never played much. Now, there's soooo many different cards that do so many different things how can it even be possible to build any kind of competent deck when an opponent deck could have literally anything in it.
    That can get crazy but at the end of the day, it's a game where every card breaks the rules so you're reading each one anyway to see what it does. There is some imbalance as to certain sets having more powerful cards but other than that, the major themes of red, black, blue, white and green have held constant.

    They do account for that in official play, whether in tournaments or just Friday Night Magic. There are different formats and deck requirements, the most common of which limits your deck to cards from the last two expansion cycles and the last core set. That makes it a lot easier to understand the metagame and what decks and play styles are in fashion.
    Are they gonna make some replacement of Core Sets (which are gone already) for beginners? Because The Deck Builder's Toolkit was a pretty good thing, at least to me. :P

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