So you’re thinking about starting Magic: The Gathering
If like me you enter a store which sells all sorts of games etc chances are you’ll end up coming across Magic: The Gathering – a game which has taken the world by storm, creating friendships and building them into foundations. If you like things that are fun to play with others or even just a collector this will peak your interest, and chances are you’ll end up buying some – well I did anyway!
This is how I got started into the world of Magic.
Me and my partner decided to start another hobby together, we already play Warhammer and Dungeons and dragons together so hey what about something else!
But the biggest question we had was where on earth do we start? There are so many expansions and different starter sets that we actually stood in the store for ages trying to decide (in fact I think the sales people were getting a bit concerned!). We ended up coming away with the Magic Origins Starter set along with a couple of booster packs, before setting off back to where we were staying on holiday to try and get our heads around how to play.
Unlike most sensible people we sat down and played straight away, muddling through a game with barely any knowledge, and you know what? It was FUN! More than fun actually, we were hooked. We ended up watching some YouTube videos to help us understand the game more – I highly recommend checking out YouTube to help.
So now we are officially fans of Magic: The Gathering, already getting excited when we spot boosters in stores – goodbye bank account and hello that amazing new card smell….
Therefore if you’re thinking of starting Magic and really unsure where to start check out YouTube and Wizards of the coast website – but most of all have fun, you won’t regret it and get ready to be addicted.