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Designed-for-digital cards and mechanics are sometimes created for digital products. They often feature designs that cannot be replicated in paper Magic. These incorporate randomness, adding new cards outside of each player's starting deck and sideboard, hidden-zone tracking and manipulation, and effects that nominally are simple but are technically obtuse.

Card sets[]

The tradition of computer game versions of Magic including exclusive digital-only cards began with two early games:

Magic: the Gathering Arena[]

Two years after its official launch, Magic: The Gathering Arena began making sets available which included designed-for-digital cards:

This was followed by the Alchemy series of sets: