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Magic: The Gathering

Magic: The Gathering is an abandoned Windows XP/98/95 fantasy strategy game, developed by MicroProse Software, designed by Todd Bilger, David Etheridge, Ned Way and published by MicroProse Software in 1997. It's available for download.
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Magic: The Gathering downloads

Trouble running this game? Check out the F.A.Q.

To run Magic: The Gathering, first run setup.bat and wait for it to finish, then double click on Magic.reg to add what's needed to the Windows registry.

If you have trouble running or configuring the game, follow the instructions at shandalar.net.

If the deck editor (DECK.EXE) doesn't work (it could crash after a couple of seconds), download the "Deck editor fix" and follow the instructions included in the README.txt.

Games that run on older versions of Windows can't run on recent systems. You will probably need a Virtual Machine to run the game.

What magazines wrote about it

"In it's present form Magic The Gathering is a highly enjoyable and excellent game. Adventuring in Shandalar is addictive, and is a little world within itself always throwing up new situations and challenges. The practice of building decks for both yourself and the AI to try out, works wonderfully and the whole package just generally impresses. It's only the beginning though, when the multiplayer and Card expansions are released this game has the distinct possibility of becoming a gaming juggernaut." - PC Powerplay (1997)


Video courtesy of Squakenet.com.

Additional info

Input: keyboard, mouse

Distributed on: cd-rom

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