Though utterly absorbing and full of surprises, Magic: The Gathering is not a game that you can simply pick up and start playing. Aside from the intricacies of building a deck of cards, it's essential to develop an understanding of the cards themselves, the structure of a match, and the abilities and spells that are available for you to wield. These elements can seem utterly baffling at first, but there's no need to let them put you off the idea of giving the game a go.
If you are a fan of cerebral game play and inclined to take on a new challenge, Magic: The Gathering can be an engrossing hobby that will grow and evolve with your skill level for many years to come. This book is a basic but highly detailed guide to help beginners through the process of becoming immersed in the world of Magic: The Gathering.
Within the book, you will learn the fundamentals of the game, from the stages of each turn during a standard match to the abilities listed on the cards and how to put a play deck together. Each section includes hints and tips that will provide even the greenest beginner with enough skill and understanding to enter their first battles with a good chance of prevailing over an opponent. Magic: The Gathering is a rewarding game that never unfolds the same way twice, so it's well worth the effort of learning the ropes. Once you have heard this guide aimed specifically at beginners, you will be primed and prepared to enter the Multiverse.