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Magic: The Gathering – Ninth Edition Core Set
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English core game two-player starter set
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The Core Game for the Ninth Edition Core Set was a two-player starter set. It was designed to introduce new players to Magic: The Gathering. The set had a walkthrough demo game set up for two players with preconstructed 33 card decks for each player in a specific order for the demonstration game. It included an "advanced booster pack" of 14 cards (7 for each player) to make a minimum deck of 40 cards to play the game. It also included paper playmats and cardboard life counters to help learn the game.

The Core Game (2 Player Starter Set) contained:

  • 2 33-Card Preconstructed Decks (Gold/Silver)
  • 1 Seeded 14 card Booster Pack (7 each for Gold/Silver)
  • 2 Playmats
  • 2 Cardboard Life Counters
  • 2 Player Guides to cover a demo game
  • 1 Rulebook
  • 1 Premium Card
  • 1 CD
  • 1 Credit for Online Play
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