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Magic the Gathering is the original collectable card game that is a more advanced and adult version of other collectable card games like Pokeman & Yu-Gi-Oh. If you are not familiar how to play Magic the Gathering, this blog will most likely not appeal to you much, but I do try my best to explain how each Magic card relates to it's Minecraft counterpart. So a while back Sethbling did a video on his Minecraft themed Magic the Gathering card set. After this I decided to make my own Minecraft themed Magic cards. I will be adding more cards in the future, so if you have card ideas let me know in the comments.
I used Magic Set Editor to make the cards.

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The "First Strike" ability acts like the bow and arrow range of the Minecraft Skeleton.

The "Flip a coin" ability acts like the actual arrow being shot at something. You get a 50% chance of either hitting or missing the target and the -0/-1 counter is the arrow.

The "Bone Drop" ability acts the same as in Minecraft. You get bones for killing a Skeleton and you can use that bone to tame a Wolf.




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The Creepr Mob's ability to deal 6 damage to anything it comes into contact with and then being sacrificed for it acts the same way a Minecraft Creeper explodes kamikaze style.

The "Gunpowder Drop" ability acts the same as in Minecraft. You get gunpowder for killing a Creeper and you can make TNT from it to use.




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The "Shroud" and "Unblockable" ability both act like the Minecraft Enderman's ability to teleport away from anything.

Your opponent's ability to tap his or her Islands to deal damage to the Enderman acts the same way water deals damage to Minecraft Enderman.

The "Pearl Drop" ability acts the same as in Minecraft. You get a ender pearl for killing an Enderman and you can use it once.




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The "Haste" ability emulates the quickness of Minecraft Spiders.

The "Reach" and "Can't be blocked by walls" abilities act like the Minecraft Spider's ability to climb walls to reach great heights.

The "String Drop" ability acts the same as in Minecraft. You get string for killing a Spider and you can make a bow from that string and give that bow to any creature. Just like the Skeleton, having a bow grants a creature first strike because of the added range.





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The "Flesh Drop" ability acts the same as in Minecraft. You get rotten flesh for killing a Zombie, but just like eating Rotten Flesh in Minecraft, you gain life but with the cost of getting poisoned. 
In Minecraft, if you have 10 or more poison counter, you lose the game.



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The ability "Infect" is a poisonous ability that goes with the poisonous theme of the Cave Spider. 

This ability acts like getting poisoned in Minecraft, your life slowly goes down until your 1 away from dying. This ability stops at 9 poison counters, 1 away from death. In Minecraft, if you have 10 or more poison counter, you lose the game.

The "String Drop" ability acts the same as in Minecraft. You get string for killing a Spider and you can make a bow from that string and give that bow to any creature. Just like the Skeleton, having a bow grants a creature first strike because of the added range.


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This card is actually a reprint of an already existing Magic card that already goes perfect with the Minecraft Slime. When it dies, it splits into smaller Slime creatures.



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The "Flying" ability because Ghasts fly.

This ability acts like the Minecraft Ghast spitting fireballs and the ability to redirect that fireball back at the Ghast.

The "Tear Drop" ability acts the same as in Minecraft. You get a ghast tear for killing a Ghast and with a ghast tear you can make a regeneration potion from it to grant a creature the Regeneration ability.



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The "Wither" ability goes with the Minecraft wither effect.

The "Head Drop" ability acts the same as in Minecraft. You get a wither skeleton head for killing a Wither Skeleton and three of those heads are required to summon The Wither.


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The "Haste" ability emulates the quickness of Minecraft Spider.

The "Double Strike" and "Persist" abilities both act like it's two creatures instead of one.


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The "Flying" ability because the Minecraft Wither flys.

The "Wither" ability goes with the Minecraft wither effect.

This ability acts like the Wither shooting its heads at things and destroying lands in the process.

The "Nether Star Drop" ability acts the same as in Minecraft. You get a Nether Star for killing a Wither and you are able to make a Beacon with it.



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The Ender Dragon abilities try to emulate the process it takes to kill an Ender Dragon. 
You must use your creatures to kill five Ender Crystals that regenerate the Ender Dragon. These Crystals must all be destroyed in order to defeat the Ender Dragon.
The last ability acts like the Ender Dragon charge, swooping down at all your creatures.


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awesome! (the enderdragon is best)
  • jessy999
  • Level 36
  • Artisan Wolf
  • November 13, 2016, 4:20 am
This is awesome!
I like the Ender Dragon ^^
  • Rivanna16
  • Level 48
  • Master Ranger
  • September 6, 2016, 11:15 am
This is awesome! Now I need to make some more of these and play with them...
  • Ghost Parady
  • Level 26
  • Expert Button Pusher
  • July 29, 2016, 6:51 pm
If there is such a thing as true awesome, this is it.
You could add custom Land cards

and Enchantment cards

and Sorcery cards (potions maybe)
  • Ice34
  • Level 1
  • New Miner
  • May 20, 2016, 11:35 pm
could you add the Elder Guardian plz , i think its great , keep up the good work!
  • joshi77
  • Level 12
  • Journeyman Miner
  • May 7, 2016, 3:50 am
Wonder how yu want to print them
i played a game of magic with these printed out and it was pretty kewl m8 brah♥
  • Jetra
  • Level 23
  • Expert Scribe
  • January 10, 2016, 9:36 am
I feel like Creepers should be more Forest and Endermen Swamp, but other than that, these are pretty cool. Though I diamonded this, but guess not. MtG was a fun game and I have the online version of it after my brother pestered me for it. Curious as to how many are playing these days.
  • Ahsoka
  • Level 24
  • Expert Dragonborn
  • January 6, 2016, 6:33 am
woah cool!
  • Frostus
  • Level 38
  • Artisan Dragon
  • November 9, 2015, 11:00 pm
Where are the Guardians?
  • Arcaniax
  • Level 83
  • Elite Magical Girl
  • November 6, 2015, 8:37 am
Spider jockey too op
  • Iole_
  • Level 20
  • Expert Unicorn
  • October 21, 2015, 9:13 am
Cool
  • G0ldenPigg
  • Level 19
  • Journeyman Pig
  • October 17, 2015, 8:39 am
what is that
  • _Phantasm
  • Chat Moderator
  • Level 46
  • Master Creeper Hugger
  • October 14, 2015, 3:51 pm
I actually used MSE to finish a school assignment XD
  • G0ldenPigg
  • Level 19
  • Journeyman Pig
  • October 10, 2015, 9:15 am
how did you get your profile pic to move
  • Kefka
  • Level 87
  • Elite War Lord
  • October 10, 2015, 10:00 pm
It is an animated GIF
  • DragonsDungeon
  • Level 66
  • High Grandmaster Button Pusher
  • October 1, 2015, 12:22 pm
You should really have made a beacon card, the wither seems like an ok card, not the best currently, although it doesn't have any bad abilities. (Also that 7/7 wither effect is pretty nuts (^:) The beacon card should probably be an enchantment, and preferable having an ability as the magic classics: a choose one or two things. 

Giving the skeleton jockey reach would also be a good idea imo, both the skeleton and the spider has the capability to reach things in the air (the skeleton through shooting, the spider through a spiderweb or the climbing ability) 

Would love to see some mob spawner artifact action, get some token generation going, some of my favourite cards have always been the thopter cards, that put tokens into play, although they're not really good- Equipments too please!

You hjjit right on the mark on some of these creatures though, the slime, the cave spider, the zombie, Ghast creeper etc.

One last thing, maybe have steve/alex/player as a planeswalker, lots of cool things you could do with that!
  • alan
  • Level 30
  • Artisan Pixel Puncher
  • September 30, 2015, 8:19 pm
Hah! this is awesome! :D
  • Bureine
  • Level 34
  • Artisan Princess
  • September 30, 2015, 11:09 am
Silverfish? Endermites?
My 2 fav mobs :c
  • Kefka
  • Level 87
  • Elite War Lord
  • September 30, 2015, 11:10 am
I so hate Silverfish...even that sound they make >:)
  • Barkitect
  • Level 27
  • Expert Architect
  • February 20, 2016, 7:09 am
I like silverfish IRL just not IG.
  • Bureine
  • Level 34
  • Artisan Princess
  • September 30, 2015, 11:22 am
You monster >:O
  • Ceivii
  • Level 8
  • Apprentice Artist
  • September 29, 2015, 8:24 pm
Maybe pigmen? ^-^
Or umm
Those sea thingies guardians
And silverfish
Anddd  blaze
Anddddddd  uhh I dunno but the cards look good!
  • Kefka
  • Level 87
  • Elite War Lord
  • September 29, 2015, 8:26 pm
ah forgot about Blaze and Pigmen, those are musts
Dis is AWESOME!!!
  • gabe4356
  • Level 50
  • Grandmaster Nerd
  • September 29, 2015, 12:57 pm
:O
  • AtomStation
  • Level 10
  • Journeyman Mage
  • September 29, 2015, 2:04 am
Cool Cool!
Noice. Noice.
  • CroatiaTheMan
  • Level 53
  • Grandmaster Meme
  • September 28, 2015, 8:19 am
Awesome :D
  • Pines
  • Level 11
  • Journeyman Network
  • September 28, 2015, 6:00 am
would love to see endermite
  • Althestane
  • Level 57
  • Grandmaster Narwhal
  • September 27, 2015, 11:24 am
Woah.. you found some great art assets to use as illustrations!  They totally fit the feel of classic MtG cards. Only the slime looks a little bit off.  Have you tried using the cards in a game?
  • Kefka
  • Level 87
  • Elite War Lord
  • September 27, 2015, 1:34 pm
Yeah I could not find a good slime art to use. I have not tried playing with the cards, I think it would have to be a whole set first before I would print them out and play with them. If I ever did it would be fun to try a booster draft with the set.
  • G0ldenPigg
  • Level 19
  • Journeyman Pig
  • September 27, 2015, 8:15 am
Looks Amazing (thumbs up)
  • Kefka
  • Level 87
  • Elite War Lord
  • September 27, 2015, 1:45 pm
yay...thanks
  • Roulle
  • Level 23
  • Expert Artist
  • September 27, 2015, 5:33 am
You better copyright these before they become a thing bruh
  • Kefka
  • Level 87
  • Elite War Lord
  • September 27, 2015, 1:46 pm
nah, its not my games to copyright
  • royes
  • Level 34
  • Artisan Ninja
  • September 27, 2015, 4:38 am
You should make it somewhat like yu gi oh. That would be amazing
  • Kefka
  • Level 87
  • Elite War Lord
  • September 27, 2015, 1:47 pm
never played Yu-Gi-Oh, so that would be hard
  • royes
  • Level 34
  • Artisan Ninja
  • September 27, 2015, 1:50 pm
I can teach you it.
  • SedarGames
  • Level 34
  • Artisan Crafter
  • September 27, 2015, 2:00 am
I can help you with this! I have MSE , and I can make for example Guardian!
  • Kefka
  • Level 87
  • Elite War Lord
  • September 27, 2015, 1:48 pm
What would the Guardian card's abilities be?
  • SedarGames
  • Level 34
  • Artisan Crafter
  • September 30, 2015, 8:41 am
  • Kefka
  • Level 87
  • Elite War Lord
  • September 30, 2015, 8:42 am
post the image of the card
  • SedarGames
  • Level 34
  • Artisan Crafter
  • September 30, 2015, 10:09 am
I cant , download it , it is there...
You should make a texture pack based on the pics :3
  • Kefka
  • Level 87
  • Elite War Lord
  • September 27, 2015, 1:49 pm
I don't have the time for texture packs, thats for people that don't have full time jobs :)
Or full-time school :)
  • C4pitano
  • Level 42
  • Master Answer
  • September 26, 2015, 3:39 pm
Niceeeeee thing
  • Kefka
  • Level 87
  • Elite War Lord
  • September 27, 2015, 1:49 pm
thanks
  • Spectral
  • Chat Moderator
  • Level 50
  • Grandmaster Toast
  • September 26, 2015, 1:44 pm
Nice, did you draw all these pictures? Anyways, hoping to see more XD.
  • Spectral
  • Chat Moderator
  • Level 50
  • Grandmaster Toast
  • September 26, 2015, 1:46 pm
whoops, nvm about you drawing it, I examined the cards more closely now

Hmm, let's see.
You didn't do Magma cube or silverfish yet, also, you could add some passive mobs into it.
Guardian and Elder guardian is definitely something you should add
  • royes
  • Level 34
  • Artisan Ninja
  • September 27, 2015, 4:36 am
Don't forget Shulkers or Enderrmites
  • Kefka
  • Level 87
  • Elite War Lord
  • September 27, 2015, 1:50 pm
those too
  • royes
  • Level 34
  • Artisan Ninja
  • September 27, 2015, 1:52 pm
Oh, they are in the 1.9 update, but the endermite was there since 1.8
  • Kefka
  • Level 87
  • Elite War Lord
  • September 26, 2015, 2:24 pm
ah yes, those are ones I plan on making.

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