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Magic the Gathering: Battle of Wizards

By Mark Bernard Subscribe to RSS | March 30th 2012 | Views:
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The fun and thrill of Magic the Gathering card game can never be described in limited words. It is one of the most played and most interesting collectible card games. It was invented by Richard Garfield and started reaching the crowds in the year of 1993. It became popular in the coming years. It has an online version now which is called magic the gathering online. The game is popular due to its more complex rules and more number of cards than the other card trading games. The game is a perfect mixture of skill and luck of the player. It has won many prestigious awards in the field of gaming and has its name in the Games Hall of the Fame. Its creator and other people associated with the game have been conferred with many individual awards for their extra ordinary contribution to the field of card games. Magic the Gathering is regarded as one of the best games by the card games enthusiasts all over the world.

History

The game has a glorious and magical history. The credit for developing this wonderful game referred as Magic the Gathering goes to Richard Garfield who designed the game after refusal of the Wizard of the Coast Company to produce his earlier game RoboRally. The idea of this card game was appreciated and accepted by Peter Adkinson who was the CEO of Wizard of the coast. The company brought the game to the market on August 05, 1993. The game became a massive hit soon. It led to its expansion in the December month of the same year. The company has been releasing new expansions since then. Arabian Nights was the first expansion released by the company. The game went online in 2002 under the tag of Magic Online. However, there were unofficial versions of game already available on the internet before this official release. The company revamped its online gaming facility in 2008. The Magic the Gathering online game now attracts millions of players and has been a success story for the company.

About the game

Magic the Gathering is basically a collectible card trading game which can be played by at least two players while there is no strict limit on the maximum number players. The card game revolves around the planeswalkers or the mighty wizards who battle between themselves. Each wizard can use magic spells, objects and magical characters to overcome their rival wizards. The game begins with the players having 20 life points. These life points decrease whenever a player is attacked by the magical creature or forced to lose his life by the cards of other players. The players must ensure that their life points do not reduce to zero. However, the players can lose or win by other methods also. The complex nature of Magic the Gathering makes it more interesting and thrilling. Magic the Gathering is not only a milestone in the history of trading card games but was also a trendsetter.

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