Magic: The Gathering – How to Play

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Whether you’ve never played a trading card game before or your closet is filled with card games, Magic: The Gathering has something to offer you. On this page you will find a series of videos, from the official Magic YouTube channel, taking you through the basics of how to play the game!


The first video is an introduction to the expansive world of Magic: The Gathering.

The second video is an overview of how to play the game. Here you will learn about deck building, how to start a game, how to cast spells, how to win a game, the different phases of play, and much, much more.

Video 3 is all about how to build your Magic: The Gathering deck.

Finally, you can learn about all the different ways you can play Magic: The Gathering. The most common format is the standard format of the game, but as you’ll see in this video, there are plenty of other gameplay options!


And that’s it! Magic! The Gathering, simplified into just over 10 minutes of helpful video tutorials.

Now all you need is some cards and an opponent. Luckily, we can help you out with booster packs, and pre-built decks!
You can also head over to the Magic: The Gathering website to download the Arena, and play the digital version of the game.

We also have everything you need to keep your cards safe, including card sleeves and deck boxes.

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