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Magic: The Gathering - Battlegrounds is a real-time fighting/strategy game in which players use Magic: The Gathering cards to combat each other. Three possible types of spells can be played: creatures, sorceries and enchantments.


Magic: The Gathering - Battlegrounds Windows Killing a defiant elf with your staff.
Magic: The Gathering - Battlegrounds Windows A lone Sengir Vampire takes on all of Multani's creatures.
Magic: The Gathering - Battlegrounds Windows A direct damage fire spell
Magic: The Gathering - Battlegrounds Windows Standing in the opponent's side of the field will do damage to you, still you can directly attack them there.

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User Reviews

A game that is okay compared to other games Xbox Todd Bello (32)
They had the nerve to even create this piece of junk...will they ever learn? Windows Indra was here (20920)
A great new look at Magic: the gathering. Windows Qlberts (60)

Critic Reviews

GamePro (US) Xbox Nov 19, 2003 4.5 out of 5 90
PC Zone Benelux Windows Jan, 2004 84 out of 100 84
IGN Windows Dec 03, 2003 7.9 out of 10 79
Daily PC Game Reviews Windows Mar 30, 2011 7 out of 10 70
GameSpot Windows Dec 09, 2003 6.9 out of 10 69 Xbox Dec 15, 2003 68 out of 100 68
Diehard GameFan Xbox Jan 05, 2004 60 out of 100 60
The Video Game Critic Xbox Oct 11, 2005 C 50 Windows Dec 08, 2003 10 out of 20 50
Super Play (Sweden) Xbox Jan, 2004 3 out of 10 30


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The Cabal Patriarch was originally intended as a playable duelist, but was left out for unknown reasons (he can still be seen in early trailers).

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