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Hello everyone, the videos for the FAQ are located on OriginMD youtube channel.

The goal of the FAQ is to save you as much time as possible when learning the game and enjoying it to the fullest.

This FAQ is modular, so some videos are made earlier than others.

Confused by some words or need a refresher? Visit the Slang page.


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Intro Should you play Magic Duels?

1. Should you play Magic Duels?
2. MD, MTGO & paper MTG — the difference
3. The full plan for the FAQ

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Lvl For complete beginners. Settings, Hotkeys, Campaign

1. Game settings
2. Hotkeys
3. Campaign advice & Gameplay

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Lvl 1 For beginners. Farming gold, Quests, Which set to buy

1. How to farm gold efficiently?
2. Quests
3. Which set to buy?
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Lvl 1 Magic Duels How to win 90% of the time against AI

Check that video out for tips on how to Mulligan!
Farming the AI in five minutes

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Lvl 1 Magic Duels Farming the AI in five minutes

 

Separate videos in lvl 1

Boros Starter only vs AI

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Lvl 1 Boros Starter vs AI

 1. How to play
 2. Decktech
 3. Gameplay

Decklist
Boros Starter vs AI version 2

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Lvl 1 Boros Starter vs AI. ver 2

 Additional gameplay:
 reasoning for keeping certain cards in hand
 and sequence of play

Decklist
Simic Starter only vs AI

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Lvl 1 Simic Starter vs AI

Great for vehicle and artifact quests
 1. How to play
 2. Decktech
 3. Gameplay

Decklist
Delirium Starter only vs AI

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Beginner's Guide - Delirium Starter Box Deck

Special edition:
For experienced new players by Scum.
 1. How to play
 2. Decktech
 3. Gameplay

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Lvl 2 For Intermediate players. Basic Deckbuilding, Ranked Games, MD Community

1. Saving time on deckbuilding
2. Basic Deckbuilding
3. Winning ranked games
4. MD Community
Choosing your colors/combination of colors

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Separate videos in lvl 2

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Lvl 2 Boros Starter only vs 30-40 rank

 1. How to play
 2. Decktech
 3. Gameplay

Decklist
[KLD] Simic Starter only vs rank 30-40

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Lvl 2 Simic Starter only vs 30-40 rank

 1. How to play
 2. Decktech
 3. Gameplay

Bonus: against Superfriends (starts at 11:29)

Decklist
[KLD] Azorius Starter only vs rank 30-40

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Lvl 2 Azorius Starter only vs 30-40 rank

 1. How to play
 2. Decktech
 3. Gameplay

Decklist

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Lvl 3. Advanced

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Lvl 3 Why aren't you rank 40 yet?

1. Overview of popular decks at high ranks
2. Most common problem for aspiring rank 40 players
3. Aggro, Midrange or Control in Magic Duels?

Advanced Deckbuilding (WIP)

Do you look like a guy with a plan?

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Lvl 3 Do you look like a guy with a plan?

 General aggro plan
 General control plan
 General midrange plan
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Lvl 3 Best cards in Magic Duels

 Card Efficiency
 Card consistency
 Functional dependencies
Interactivity and Resilence

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Lvl 3 Interactivity and resilience

 Interactivity
 Resilience

 Useful if you struggle against removal

Manabase unleashed
BREAD and testing for balance
Metagame


How to deal with your opponents on the way to rank 40

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Lvl 3 Dealing with Mill decks

 
Dealing with Mill Gameplay

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Lvl 3 Dealing with Mill Gameplay

 
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Lvl 3 Dealing with Superfriends

 
Dealing with Superfriends Gameplay

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Lvl 3 Dealing with Superfriends Gameplay

 
Dealing with vehicles and other aggro decks

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Separate videos in lvl 3 vs rank 30-40


Gruul Energy aggro (Kaladesh Only)

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Lvl 3 Gruul Energy (Kaladesh only)

 1. How to play
 2. Decktech
 3. Gameplay
Mardu Vehicle aggro (Kaladesh Only)

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Lvl 3 Mardu Vehicles (Kaladesh only)

 1. How to play
 2. Decktech
 3. Gameplay

Bonus: against Mill (starts at 12:04)
Golgari Elves (Origins Only)

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Lvl 3 Golgari Elves (Origins Only)

 1. How to play
 2. Decktech
 3. Gameplay

Bonus: against Temur Mill (starts at 5:50)
Red Deck Wins (Origins only)

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Lvl 3 RDW (Origins Only)

 1. How to play
 2. Decktech
 3. Gameplay
Izzet midrange (ORI + KLD)

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Lvl 3 Izzet Artifacts (ORI + KLD only)

 1. How to play
 2. Decktech
 3. Gameplay

Decklist
Dimir Improvise (ORI + AER)

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Lvl 3 Improvise midrange (ORI + AER only)

 1. How to play
 2. Decktech
 3. Gameplay
Everyone get Counters (KLD + AER only)

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Lvl 3 Everyone get Counters (KLD + AER only)

 1. How to play
 2. Decktech
 3. Gameplay
Budget Reanimator (ORI + SOI)

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Lvl 3 Magic Duels Budget Reanimator (Origins SOI only)

 1. How to play
 2. Decktech
 3. Gameplay

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Lvl 4. Tournaments

Overview of Magic Duels Tournaments

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Lvl 4 Magic Duels tournaments

 How to prepare for them
 Tips for winning
Interview with Champions: LegenVD

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Lvl 4 Interview with Champions. LegenVD

 
Interview with Champions: Nighthawk233

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Lvl 4 Interview with Champions. Nighthawk233

 

German.png means that German subs are available courtesy of HolyCrap WOTF.
Spanish.png means that Spanish subs are available courtesy of TNT.Colonel and FrostyFeet.
Russian.png means that Russian subs are here thanks to Scum. Check out his youtube channel for combo videos.

Special thanks to /u/ChiefKryder, /u/Tharob, /u/ki_mkt, /u/HolyCrap_WOTF from the Magic Duels subreddit for their support.

Vote in this poll and pm me on reddit or Discord if you have any thoughts or comments.

Other things that may be implemented in time:

  • English subtitles, German subtitles
  • Other language subtitles submitted by other viewers and subscribers
  • Videos from other players with their permission
  • Other high-level ranked games will be uploaded
  • Links to additional guides
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