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Magic: The Gathering Rules FAQ, v5.10 (part 1)
Section - 1.3: Further Reading

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   So, what happens if your question isn't frequently asked, and isn't
   in this document? Well, here are a few other places you could turn to.

   Obviously enough, asking your question on the newsgroup
   rec.games.trading-cards.magic.rules is a good way to get it answered.
   That's what it's there for, after all.  Don't worry about whether
   your question's basic, or has been asked before, or even if it's a
   frequently asked one in this FAQ, that you've been unable to find
   or haven't understood the answer to.  The group is extremely newbie
   friendly, and the people there are very patient about explaining things.
   After all, that's why they hang out there.

   The detailed rules of the game have changed a lot since it first came
   out, so it's helpful to get up-to-date information about the rules
   and the wording on the cards.  The exact wording can often make the
   difference when trying to work out how a card works, and this is found
   by using the Oracle.

   The Oracle lists the card text for every card in the game, in such
   a way as the cards will all work together under the current rules.
   It's only officially available through the Gatherer interface at
   <http://gatherer.wizards.com/>.

   The official rulebook is located at
   <http://www.wizards.com/magic/TCG/Resources.aspx?x=magic/rules>.
   It's written in a very technical language to ensure that every
   card and every game situation is catered for in a logical and
   consistent manner.  As a result, it's not a recommended resource
   for learning how to play.  A much friendlier version is available at
   <http://www.wizards.com/magic/rules/EN_MTGM11_Rulebook_LR_Web.pdf>.
   However, by far the most enjoyable way to learn the game is to learn
   from another player.  Try your local games store, comic store or
   University gaming society - most players will be willing to teach the
   basics to a newcomer.

   An additional source of rules information is Yawgatog's Magic Resources
   <http://www.yawgatog.com/resources/>, and an older archive of information
   is available at <http://www.crystalkeep.com/magic/index.php>.

   The rules that govern the mechanics of the game are only part
   of the whole story.  If you intend to play Magic: the Gathering
   in tournaments, then you will need to read about the DCI and the
   floor rules.  The DCI is the organisation responsible for organised
   Magic tournaments; information about the DCI rules is located at
   <http://www.wizards.com/wpn/Events/Rules.aspx?category=all>.  You may
   even be interested in locating a judge for an event, or finding out
   more about the process of becoming a judge - for this, see
   <http://www.wizards.com/Magic/Magazine/Article.aspx?x=judge/welcome>.

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