1 AGE 13+. Quick Start Guide hunt BIGGER. game Welcome to Magic: The Gathering , the world's premier trading card game. You're about to discover why millions around the world play Magic : its deep strategy, its beautiful worlds and strong characters, and its worldwide community. If you already own some Magic cards, get them out now. Those cards represent the tools you'll use to defeat your opponents. You'll summon fearsome creatures, wield mystical items and incantations, and cast wondrous magical spells. The cards are your game pieces, and you can put them together in countless combinations.
2 There are thousands of cards to choose from, so where do you get started? Each player needs a deck of at least 60 cards, and an intro pack is a great way to get one. Intro packs give you everything you need to Start playing: a ready-to-play 60-card deck filled with creatures, lands, and other spells. You also get two 15-card booster packs, giving you more cards to make your deck your own. 2 Illus. Tyler Jacobson Hand you 16 li fe le ft Getting Library Started M 1 5 EN Howard Lyon & 2014 Wizards of the Coast & 2014 Wizards of the Coast 2 5 2 / 269 L.
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10 & . 2014 Wizards ski out 269. 2 5 6/ EN. L. Peter Mohrbac her &. 2014. Wizard 5/5.. M15 s of the Coast Hand 3. Types of Cards Your deck includes lands and creatures, and it may also include sorceries, instants, artifacts, enchantments, and planeswalkers! On the next few pages, we'll take a look at what the different types of cards are and how to use them. Lands Forest Land cards are the foundation of any successful Magic deck. Lands provide mana, the magical energy you need to cast all the other cards in your deck. You can play one land during your main phase on each of your turns.