What is Magic the Gathering?Written by Sue Edmondson
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Magic Gathering is a turn-based game. Every player starts with 20 life, and 7 cards and may take 1 card during each turn. After that their active phase comes where they can play a single land, and use mana it represents to cast their spells or creatures. Once a player has creatures in play, he or she has an attack phase. During this attack phase a player can attack with creatures they control and if their opponents spells or creatures do not block them, they attack player itself. That player might lose life equal to power of creature. Once a player has no cards left in his deck, or has lost all his 20 lives, he or she loses game. (Unless they control a card that states otherwise.
The best way to start playing is to buy a Core Game, which is a two-player game box that contains everything you need to get started. Once you have mastered basics of game, you can start buying booster packs and trade cards you don't need, and start to build decks that reflect your own style of playing.
Sue Edmondson is the founder and owner of http://www.a12c4magic.co.uk a UK web site offering Magic the Gathering cards, theme decks, gaming accessories and free useful downloads for magic players.
Learn how to capture audioWritten by Jakob Jelling
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If you wish to capture video recorded with a camcorder into your computer, you would need to convert it into MPEG or MPG digital files in order to turn them into a digital technology compatible with those which your computer would read. Therefore, you would need a device which could achieve this objective and take this step before you are able to actually capture files with computer.
Many of these digital capturing devices would allow its users to capture audio as well as video and edit them together. This way, if you have captured video and wish that it has music or any other sounds; you can easily do so by capturing such audio files in different audio tracks, and then edit them in any way you might wish. These devices would allow you to learn what steps to take in order to achieve your capturing goals through their userís manual and you could learn all capturing possibilities it would bring through instructions as well.
Jakob Jelling is the founder of http://www.snapjunky.com. Visit his digital camera & camcorder guide and learn how to take better pictures and shoot better movies.