Excerpt: Magic The Gathering, the collectible card game, has built itself a strong and loyal following over the almost ten years since its release. Chances are you might have heard of the game at some point, even if you haven't played it yourself. Now it has made the transition to the PC in a game that tries to preserve the best elements of the original.
Excerpt: I'll make this clear up front: I'm not a great advocate of 'collectible card games.' I've played Magic: The Gathering and some of the other ones. But the sheer volume of knowledge required to even handle the basics seemed like too much squeezing for the juice. All the accounting required to keep everything straight killed the fun of it for me, and there would always be questions that arose during play, such as cards with seemingly opposable powers and situations that...
Magic: The Gathering – Duels of the Planeswalkers 2013 PC Review
13 July 2012
Excerpt: Card games are hard for me to get into. I’m sure I am not alone regarding reasons why people decide not to pick up and play them. My problems are, firstly, is that I need to find people close to me who already play or are willing to buy some decks and play with me. The second is that I am a stingy git and I don’t like the idea of shelling out quite a bit of money (in my eyes) on expensive, shiny pieces of card that might not even get used that much.