Questions tagged [magic-the-gathering]

For puzzles related to Magic: the Gathering trading card game. For example, these could involve challenges like winning from a given board state, or puzzles related to a specific card or deck.

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“Magic: the Gathering” Challenge #5: What if Pod was One of Us

Previous Challenge Next Challenge BACKGROUND: The usual magic rules apply here. Please be explicit in mana usage in your solution where relevant. I've tried to ensure that there are no infinite ...
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Magic: the Gathering - Challenge #6.b: It's Gonna Cost You

Previous Challenge Next Challenge Background Alright I'm going to try a more clear approach to my last attempted puzzle. Given the mana costs given below, name cards with those exact mana costs ...
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“Magic: the Gathering” Challenge #2: Two Peas in a Pod

Previous Challenge Next Challenge BACKGROUND: Here's a puzzle for Magic: the Gathering players out there. I feel that this puzzle is in the scope of the site, and is no different than other puzzles, ...
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“Magic: the Gathering” Challenge #4: Stuck in the Grenzone

Previous Challenge Next Challenge BACKGROUND: The usual magic rules apply here. Please don't post a solution that if a solution for more damage already exists. Please be explicit in mana usage ...
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“Magic: the Gathering” Challenge #3: Legends Rule

Previous Challenge Next Challenge BACKGROUND: Assume that this is a normal 20-life game of magic with no banned list (excepting cards from the 'Un' sets). If multiple solutions are tied for the ...
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“Magic: the Gathering” Challenge #1: A Fiendish Puzzle

Next Challenge BACKGROUND: Here's a puzzle for Magic: the Gathering players out there. I feel that this puzzle is in the scope of the site, and is no different than other puzzles, e.g. chess, which ...
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Magic: the Gathering Challenge: Getting Stuffy In Here

first time posting a puzzle in a while, thought I'd bring back some MtG related puzzles. Enjoy! BACKGROUND: The usual magic rules apply here. Please be explicit in mana usage in your solution ...
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Magic: the Gathering - Challenge #7: In Your Dreams

Previous Challenge Background Normal MtG rules apply here. You may not assume that your opponent will cooperate with you (e.g. choose not to block any of your creatures when they can). Assume that ...