Gifts for New Magic: The Gathering Players

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If you’ve just started playing Magic: The Gathering, making your first purchase can be daunting. You have tens of thousands of cards at your fingertips every time you shop online – which can make for some difficult decisions. When you aren’t sure what kinds of cards or decks you like yet, how can you decide what to purchase?

We’ve produced this guide to help new players — and any loved ones who may be shopping for them — zero in on the right products. We’ve included some custom Card Kingdom products for newbies, as well as the latest Magic: The Gathering sets.

Rookie Decks

Rookie Decks are the ideal first purchase for a new Magic player. These 60-card decks contain cards of a single color and focus on a single game mechanic to ease players into Magic. Individual decks are $6.99 and sets of 5 are available for $29.99.

Rookie Playmats

Our Rookie Playmats are also ideal for anyone finding their footing with Magic: The Gathering. These playmats feature demarcated zones so you can stay organized and keep track of all your cards during your next game. There’s also a handy “parts of the turn” guide printed on the playmat, so you’ll never forget an upkeep trigger again!

Rookie Playmats come in two versions, so you can choose to keep your library and graveyard on the right or on the left.

Innistrad: Crimson Vow Booster Boxes

innistrad crimson vow draft booster

If you’re building a collection, there’s no better place to start than with the newest Magic set! Innistrad: Crimson Vow celebrates the union of two of Magic‘s most powerful Vampire families. Pick up a booster box and see which cards you can collect!

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Innistrad: Crimson Vow Theme Boosters

If you prefer to play with specific colors in Magic, try some Crimson Vow Theme Boosters. These 35-card packs include cards of a single color from the Crimson Vow set, including one rare of mythic rare. There’s also a special Vampire-themed booster you can sink your teeth into. These packs are perfect for new players and can form the foundation for a first deck.

Innistrad: Crimson Vow Theme Boosters are available as individual packs or as sets of 6. US shipping only

Innistrad: Crimson Vow Commander Decks

Innistrad: Crimson Vow also includes two Commander decks pre-built Commander decks. These 100-card decks each are perfect for new players and are playable right out of the box. You can play these two decks head-to-head, or grab the Innistrad: Midnight Hunt decks for a four-player game!

Order Vampiric Bloodline or Spirit Squadron, or get both for $64.99. US shipping only

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