In the only official strategy guide to Magic: The Gathering, players learn all of the secrets of the game, the hidden pitfalls, and glorious treasures. Illustrated with scores of screenshots from the game and actual reproductions of the game's cards, the book also includes a four-color section that shows all the new cards that are only available in the PC version of the game.
This book contains all you need to know about Tempest, the stand-alone expansion for Magic: The Gathering, the world's first & most popular trading card game. THE TEMPEST STORY. The Weatherlight has entered the plane of Rath as the crew searches for Sisay, their captain. Learn about Gerrard, the Weatherlight & its crew, Volrath, Greven il-Vec & the Predator. Visit the Death Pits of Rath, the elves of Skyshroud, the deadly sliver hive, & many more of the set's strange people & places. PLAYING WITH TEMPEST CARDS. In this section, every Tempest card is discussed & rated by Beth Moursund, Magic Pro Tour judge & contributor to The Duelist, in association with Wizards of the Coast's Tempest development team. Tips are given on playing the cards-when to use them for best effect & which combinations will be the most devastating. THE TEMPEST CARDS. Every card from Tempest is reproduced in full color. Whether you are completing a collection, building a special deck, or want to see an overview of the complete set of Tempest, this is the book for you. Every Magic player & collector will find the information contained in this book essential.
Although the game is as easy to learn as chess, Magic: The Gathering does contain over 2,000 playing pieces, making good game plan and knowledge of the rules essential. This strategy guide provides information on all issues of the game, including clarification of the complex timing sequence, description of the fine art of deck design, and explanations of complicated Magic jargon. 300 color illustrations.
Written for serious Magic players, the ADVANCED STRATEGY GUIDE features cards and techniques for the intricacies of high-level and tournament play. Topics include constructed deck vs. sealed deck; evaluating cards; draft tournaments; metagame; and Magic ethics. 100 color illustrations.
Over the years since its launch in 1993, the award-winning "Magic: The Gathering" has gained thousands of fans. Now, for the first time, all the card sets in this highly successful trading card game have been brought together in one volume. With over 7,200 cards beautifully illustrated in full color.
In association with Wizards of the Coast, the creators of Magic: The Gathering, and the Magic experts at The Duelist (Wizards' official trading-card game magazine), Thunder's Mouth Press presents the next book in this reference series: Magic: The Gathering - The Official Encyclopedia Volume 4. With full-color reproductions of over 1,700 new Magic cards, it includes the full Urza's Saga and its two expansions. The new basic set, Sixth Edition, and Wizards of the Coast's "broken" expansion, Unglued, are also featured.
With insightful descriptions on how to use and abuse over 80 individual Magic cards, players of all levels will find Single Card Strategies both informative and fun. Originally found on the Internet, this book could no longer be confined to cyberspace.