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Old 03-18-2008, 12:04 AM   #8
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Re: Magic: The gathering Online

Originally Posted by gisb0rne View Post
I never saw the point in this because you pay the same price for virtual cards as for real cards. If the latest racing game cost $500,000 why would I buy that instead of a real car? The whole appeal of MTG (to me) was the social aspect of collecting, trading, and playing.
This is a really bad analogy for many different reasons. For some people it's about competing or collecting which doesn't have to be social. Doing this online allows them to play, trade, buy, and sell 24hrs a day without having to leave their homes.
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