Magic Duels is the latest in a long line of digital adaptations of the tabletop card game Magic: The Gathering.
The single-player mode follows the origin stories of some of Magic's best known characters.
The play area looks spacious, but the cards themselves feel a little cramped in action.
An attacker and a blocker trade blows.
There's a lot of complex rules, but you can zoom in on cards for reminders.
It's helpful for the more complex creatures, like the transforming Planeswalkers.
It's also a handy way to trigger special abilities.
The game is available on a number of different platforms, but disappointingly, your card collection isn't shared between them. Get ready to see a lot of padlocks.
In Magic, players build custom decks to play against each other. Luckily, the deck builder is very beginner-friendly.
Just pick a play style and go.
The game provides both specific advice...
...and general deck-building tips.
Just click and drag from the available options until all the slots in your 60-card deck are full.
There's also an expert mode, which lets you add any card from your library to a deck.
Daily quests keep the in-game currency rolling in, so you can buy more packs of random cards.