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How to Play Magic: The Gathering

"Magic the Gathering" is the original strategy card game based on rpg fantasy elements and published by Wizards of the Coast. Learn how to play "Magic The Gathering" from a certified judge in this free magic cards video series.

How to Win a game of Magic: The Gathering before the first turn

This might be the most impressive feat of Magic: The Gathering deck building available on Wonderhowto. Jedi1josh has created deck that allows you to win a game of Magic not in one turn, but in zero turns. Yes, if you let your opponent have the first turn, this deck allows you to kill them, with 32 damage no less, before their first upkeep. This video will show you how to make it.

How To: Play war

Watch this video tutorial to learn how to play war. Not only is War a great way to pass the time with a friend, but it's so easy to learn that both children and adults can play.

How To: Play contract rummy

This tutorial shows how to play contract rummy. This game has 7 hands and each contract or hand is different. The goal is to end up with the least points after the 7 contracts. this game works best with 4 or more players and takes 2 decks of cards.

How To: Count cards in Blackjack without the Hi-Lo method

This film explains how you can beat the odds by counting cards in blackjack. It's entirely silent so you have to look at the on-screen text. You'll see the whole deck laid out in rank - ace down to two - and suit - spades, diamonds, hearts and clubs. Partway through the video the words 'if you look carefully' come up faintly on the screen. Then they disappear again, leaving you with a view of all the cards laid out as before. It may be difficult to see from this exactly what the presenter int...

How To: Build a deck for playing Elder Dragon Highlander, a Magic: The Gathering game

If you're bored of plain old Magic: The Gathering and want to play a new, easy-to-learn, and awesome variation of the game? This video will teach you how to build a deck for playing Elder Dragon Highlander (EDH), a 100-card version of Magic where no card can be repeated except lands and some other rules have been awesomely changed. Check out this video for a guide to actually playing the game.

How To: Count cards in Blackjack

In this video, we learn how to count cards in Blackjack. In blackjack, the cards 2-6 are counted as plus one. Seven through nine are counted as plus 0 and the rest are counted as plus zero. What this means, is if you have two cards, they can cancel each other out depending on what "plus" they are. The counts that are minus one will give the edge to the casino, not to you. You want the edge to be a plus, because this means there are higher cards that are in the deck. Simply look at the counts ...

How To: Count cards in Blackjack

In this tutorial, we learn how to count cards in Blackjack. The basic principle in counting cards is that high cards are better for the player and the low cards are better for the dealers. There's a high concentration of Aces and 10's which gives you a higher chance of blackjack. 10's will increase the chances the dealer loses and you win. It's not hard to count cards, it's a simple system of adding and subtracting by 1. It is very simple where you learn how the high and low system works. Onc...

Become a judge for Magic: The Gathering

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to become a judge for the card game, Magic: The Gathering. The best way to join is to contact a level 2 judge. Judges must put rules in context. If confused or unsure, use online forums for a guide. Interact with the judge community. You don't have to be a certified judge to run a local event. The tournament policies and procedures can be found in the Universal Tournament Rules, Floor Rules or PCI Penalty guidelines. This video will benefit those view...

How To: Count cards

If you think that card counting is only a thing in the movies then think again. You too can try a couple of methods to help you count cards. Like anything, the more you work on it the better you will be.

How To: Play a basic game with Yu-Gi-Oh trading cards

This is a video done by a young boy who seems to be a Yu-Gi-Oh fan. He teaches the basics of how to play the trading card game. You begin by cutting the deck. After that you choose the 5 cards off the top to be your "hand". Each time you take a turn, you get to draw an additional card. You can play monster cards, spell cards, and trap cards and he explains how to know which cards to play and where to place them on your dueling mat. He also explains the "ATK" and "DEF" abbreviations on the mon...

How To: Count cards to win at Blackjack

This film explains how to count cards in black jack to gain an advantage. Every suit in a deck is said to add or minus up to a count of zero. So the whole deck has a count of zero. There's some synthesized high speed music in the middle while the presenter extracts the spades to show us. Ten to ace have a value of minus one. Seven, eight and nine have a value of zero and the numbers below seven have a value of plus one. The pluses and minuses cancel each other out to produce zero. The numbers...