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Magic: The Gathering - Duels of the Planeswalkers

Windows - 1998

Year 1998
Platform Windows
Released in United States (1998)
Poland (2001)
Genre Strategy
Theme Cards, Licensed Title, Trading / Collectible Card
Publisher MicroProse Software, Inc.
Developer MicroProse Software, Inc.
Perspective Top-Down
4.36 / 5 - 54 votes

Description of Magic: The Gathering - Duels of the Planeswalkers

Magic: The Gathering - Duels of the Planeswalkers, a really nice strategy game sold in 1998 for Windows, is available and ready to be played again! Time to play a cards, licensed title and trading / collectible card video game title.

The game archive contains Duels of the Planeswalkers and the Spells of the Ancients addon.

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Comments and reviews

VanceKraven 2024-06-23 0 point

For anyone having trouble running this on Windows 10 (or another more modern version of Windows), I recommend trying Shandalar 2012 Revisited. You can google "Shandalar 2012 Revisited" or visit

Killswitch 2024-06-15 0 point

I'm having a weird bug. It was all normal until yesterday, then today all of a sudden I starded playing the duels and the cars have all the text missing. I tried on another PC and it's working just fine, in this one seems to be the issue. Anyone has any idea of what should I do?

Talos 2024-05-10 0 point

The game works fine on Win11 here in 2024, but only the ISO version (download a mount program and install it . I then used the update on the place where the game was installed and this works perfect). the rip version just crashes when trying to edit decks and so on

tibrusjer 2023-10-22 0 point

No clue what the others are talking about, tried the ripped download on Win11 and it just worked.

zgillet 2023-06-09 1 point

Guys, install this on a Windows 98 VM. Works great. Steps to create one:

PS the patch isn't needed anymore for the floppy or whatever that is. You really don't need to use USB either.

john 2023-05-04 0 point

OK forget my previous post... It's not playable in Win 7 nor 10... As mentioned before Shandalar and also Deck (building) does not work, the game just exits. After some playtestng of the Duel part that boots and seem to work at first it became quickly clear that loads of cards are broken. (for example land tax, Fireball), these spend the mana but have no effect whatsoever). So until I find a version out there that does work on more present day systems (slim chance that ever happens), it's back to vintage computing on a 'in time' machine for this one...

john 2023-05-03 0 point

have the original bigboxes but wanted to play it again after all those years so i downed this version and hey it works on a windows 7 laptop and even on my windows 10 Pc. Thats the solo duel bit were You play against. Shandalar for one reason or another starts up ok (did not playtest it yet) but only in a small screen top left corner of the screen (that's why). Any fixes for this one is aware off ???

med 2022-11-22 -5 points

what am i supposed to do with any of this, this is not playable

Benedikt 2022-10-16 -1 point

Does untapping paralyse work? Even when i put stop on upkeep phase, i do not get chance pay for untapping, the card is innactive.

Ichthaylion 2022-02-13 1 point

the only card that doesn't play right when I play is Sorcerer Queen. The card says "Target creature IS 0/2 until end of turn". What happens is target creature gains +0/+2. Other than that, I love the game!

jonDoes 2022-02-04 0 point

Again a weird non exe file...
Does anyone actually play it? How??

arukamak 2022-01-13 1 point

to see the extra creatures in the duel window just drag the little white mouse in the center ;)

Bilbo 2022-01-10 0 point

Got the game working alright. Does anyone know what to do when there are more than 5 creatures attacking in the combat window? The screen simply cuts them off so you can't even see them all, much less assign blockers. I can minimize & recall the window, but not see the far right side in when one side attacks after a large buildup.

bb 2021-11-12 2 points

you can buy cards just type y for yes and n for no when u click on what card u want

game may crash at start dont go into a town right away and check your deck instead do a battle or save game and come back into game should be better

Calid 2021-07-30 1 point

Anyone else here having issue with "buying cards" in the game? I go to the towns and can get to the buying area but no way to purchase them. just thought I would ask. Still fun to play!

Diabanon 2021-05-12 2 points

There is update:
^It is the site that hosted the original mod

PABLODIABLO.......... 2021-03-12 1 point


PABLODIABLO13 2020-08-03 -1 point


Mariwa 2020-07-03 1 point

One of the best games I've played

damn 2020-02-20 1 point

why is the download soooo slow

DarlordCtTx 2019-08-26 2 points

Keeps crashing right at start. can't find Dave's Extra Cool Timer

Stone 2019-08-04 1 point

I've been trying to get it to work properly but no luck. I wish I could, I loved this damn game. Didn't think that I'd ever find it again. I can't figure out how to change the resolution and the most I get out of it is like 3-4 mins. As soon as I try to change the deck in Shandalar it crashes, but runs the deck editor standalone just fine.

Gonna start reading around and see what I can find. Any help is appreciated.

Sylvain 2019-08-03 0 point

Cyclopean tomb seems not working in upkeep phase

Sylvain 2019-08-03 1 point

It works, i used to play everyday :-)

Some bugs, or crash but enough to get fun

Nick 2019-07-31 0 point

The game wont work at all.

Brownshoeblues 2018-11-15 2 points

Game runs on 1/4 of the screen when you leave start screen and enter Shandalar.

Smellyharry 2018-04-09 -1 point

Great Game. Go for easy wins Decks or else Computer will have too much to think and crash =)

felmazza 2018-01-29 6 points

I´m having a problem with the deck edit during play. I can´t see any cards beside the cars on the deck. Someone know how to fix it?

B 2017-12-31 0 point

Why does this game crash so often ? Any solutions ? Running in XP virtual machine

Manu Martin 2017-12-31 3 points

Hi guys! still play this game with some actualizations. they should do an remake of it, a remake like diablo 3 style. let us pray for that..
Have a nice year you all!!! see you 2017....wellcome 2018 ;)

B 2017-12-25 2 points


Soryn 2017-11-27 -6 points

Will this work on an Android device? This was one of my all time favorite games and I would love to be able to play on the go.

Cinema Slacker 2017-11-11 2 points

I saw ProJared play this game. I always wondered how the hell he got this game after not playing it in such a long time...

Onii-Chan 2017-09-30 1 point

Wish more modern day magic games were like this.

Yvaine 2017-08-15 1 point

Do you have this version for a MacBook Pro? I used to play on a PC in highschool on 1998, I Love this game, this version.

Rannous 2017-07-29 0 point

Note that the zipped folder for this game has NTFS encryption flags enabled. when you unzip it, your PC will encrypt the folder. It might be better to remove the encryption so that no user get's freaked out when their system starts recommending backing up encryption keys.

Dusk 2017-04-09 3 points

There was a bug/feature in this game, if you set up an auto-pause during the opponent's Upkeep step, you can tap *their* lands, then they can't do anything with them and they take mana burn. Just cheese your way through the whole game, if ya like!

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