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Magic: The Gathering - Puzzle Quest is a game developed by Hibernum Creations and published by D3 Go! and Wizards of the Coast on December 10, 2015.[1][2]

Description[]

The game, based on the original Puzzle Quest combines role-playing with strategy and puzzle elements. It uses a competitive Bejeweled-style playfield to simulate combat and other activities common to role-playing games.

Players engage in pitched conflicts with rival planeswalkers and monsters through match-3 puzzle battles, earning levels and amassing a collection of powerful creatures, spells and artifacts along the way. The cards you play are triggered by the matches you make. Once you have enough, the cards in your hand will play automatically — but you'll be able to decide their order manually.

D3 Go! is a worldwide publisher of original and licensed interactive entertainment video games. D3 Go! is a brand of D3Publisher of America Inc. and is located in Los Angeles, CA.

History[]

In August 2017, Hibernum (the developer) announced the closure of their studio.[3] In October of that year, Oktagon Games was hired as the new development team. In addition, Steve Fawkner, the original creator of Puzzle Quest, took a Senior Designer consultant role with Oktagon Games to assist on the title.[4]

Notable updates[]

Date Update Set Planeswalker Other
2016-08 1.6.5 Saheeli Rai’s Challenge.[5]
2016-12 1.9 Kaladesh Dovin Baan’s Challenge.[6]
2017-02 1.10 Aether Revolt [7]
2017-02 1.10.1 Battle Log[8]
2017-03 1.10.2 Masterpiece Cards, Mana Jewels, Elite Packs,
Super Packs and Premium Packs.[9]
2017-04 2.0 Deck Slots, Event Decks, Theme Decks, Auto-fill decks.
Quick Battle replaced with Training Grounds.[10]
2017-05 2.1 Amonkhet[11] Gideon of the Trials
2017-07 2.2 Hour of Devastation[12] Elspeth, Sun’s Champion
2017-11 2.2.5 Nicol Bolas, God-Pharaoh
2017-12 2.3 Booster Crafting
2018-02 2.4 Ixalan[13] Jace, Cunning Castaway
Huatli, Warrior Poet
Vraska, Relic Seeker
2018-03 2.5 Rivals of Ixalan Angrath, the Flame-Chained
Huatli, Radiant Champion
2018-04 2.6 Karn, Scion of Urza
2018-05 2.7 Dominaria[14] Teferi, Hero of Dominaria
Jaya Ballard
2018-07 2.8 Core Set 2019[15] Nicol Bolas, the Ravager/Nicol Bolas, the Arisen
Ajani, Adversary of Tyrants
Liliana, Untouched by Death
Sarkhan, Fireblood
Tezzeret, Artifice Master
Vivien Reid
2018-09 2.9 Nissa, Worldwaker
The Eldrazi Desolation[16]
2018-11 3.0 Guilds of Ravnica Ral, Izzet Viceroy
Vraska, Golgari Queen
New graveyard display.[17]
2019-01 3.2 Sarkhan Unbroken Player Profile, Card Visual Aid
2019-03 3.3 Kaya, Orzhov Usurper
Dovin, Grand Arbiter
Domri, Chaos Bringer
Favorite Deck Pop-Up, Loop Prevention System
2019-05 3.4 VIP Membership
2019-06 3.5 War of the Spark Vanguards.[18]
2019-08 3.7 Wrenn and Six
2019-10 3.8 Core Set 2020[19] Ajani, Strength of the Pride
Chandra, Awakened Inferno
Mu Yanling, Sky Dancer
Sorin, Imperious Bloodlord
Vivien, Arkbow Ranger
2019-11 3.9 Throne of Eldraine[20] Garruk, Cursed Hunstman
Oko, Thief of Crowns
The Royal Scions
Sorin, Imperious Bloodlord
Vivien, Arkbow Ranger
Mana Bonus Increase, Decrease Animation
2020-02 4.0 Theros Beyond Death[21] Calix, Destiny’s Hand
Ashiok, Nightmare Muse
Elspeth, Sun’s Nemesis
2020-03 4.1 From the Vault: Odyssey[22]
2020-05 4.2 Ikoria: Lair of Behemoths Vivien, Monsters’ Advocate
Lukka, Coppercoat Outcast
Narset of the Ancient Way
2020-05 4.3.1 From the Vault: Torment
2020-07 4.4 Core Set 2021[23] Basri Ket
Chandra, Heart of Fire
Garruk, Unleashed
Liliana, Waker of the Dead
Teferi, Master of Time
2020-10 4.5 Zendikar Rising Jace, Mirror Mage
Nahiri, Heir of the Ancients
Nissa of Shadowed Boughs
2020-12 4.6 Ashiok, Sculptor of Fears Daily Quests and Quest Journals
2021-01 4.7 Puzzle Masters[24] Chandra: Ignited Improved Gems, Ignite, Mana Field
2021-02 4.8 Kaldheim Tibalt, Cosmic Impostor
Tyvar Kell
Kaya the Inexorable
Niko Aris
Serra the Benevolent
2021-05 4.9 Strixhaven: School of Mages Professor Onyx
Lukka, Wayward Bonder
Kasmina, Enigma Sage
Will and Rowan, Scholars of Frost and Sparks
Jeska, Thrice Reborn
2021-08 5.1 Dungeons & Dragons: Adventures in the Forgotten Realms Grand Master of Flowers
Mordenkainen
Lolth, Spider Queen
Zariel, Archduke of Avernus
Ellywick Tumblestrum
Dungeon Master

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References[]

  1. Wizards of the Coast (August 26, 2015). "Announcing Magic: The Gathering—Puzzle Quest". magicthegathering.com. Wizards of the Coast.
  2. Press release
  3. Hibernum Studio Closure
  4. Magic: Puzzle Quest's New Development Team: Oktagon Games
  5. Michael (August 30, 2016) "A new Kaladesh themed PvP Event fot MtG: Puzzle Quest". D3go.com
  6. Michael (December 8, 2016) "A new Kaladesh themed PvP Event fot MtG: Puzzle Quest". D3go.com
  7. Arthur (February 2, 2017). "Magic: Puzzle Quest Update 1.10 is Here!". D3go.com.
  8. Arthur (February 14, 2017). "Magic: Puzzle Quest Update 1.10.1 is Here!". D3go.com.
  9. Arthur (March 9, 2017). "Magic: Puzzle Quest Update 1.10.2 is Here!". D3go.com.
  10. Arthur (April 27, 2017). "Magic: Puzzle Quest Update 2.0 is Here!". D3go.com.
  11. Tasos Lazarides (May 05, 2017). "'Amonkhet' Expansion Comes to 'Magic The Gathering: Puzzle Quest", toucharcade.com
  12. Tasos Lazarides (July 25, 2017). "'Hour of Devastation' Is Live in 'Magic the Gathering: Puzzle Quest'", toucharcade.com
  13. 2.4 RELEASE NOTES
  14. Puzzle Quest fans, the Dominaria update for Magic: Puzzle Quest launches today!
  15. The Core Set 2019 update to Magic Puzzle Quest from @D3GoGames is live today!
  16. Arthur (September 27, 2018). "Magic: Puzzle Quest Update 2.9 is Here!". D3go.com.
  17. GUILDS OF RAVNICA UPDATE – NEW FEATURES
  18. Brigby (June 13, 2019). "3.5 Release Notes *Updated (7/8/19)". D3go.com.
  19. LakeStone (September 27, 2019). "3.8 Release Notes *Updated (10/2/19)". D3go.com.
  20. Brigby (November 20, 2019). "3.9 Release Notes *Updated (11/26/19)". D3go.com.
  21. Brigby (February 14, 2020). "4.0 Release Notes *Update (02/10/20)". D3go.com.
  22. Michael (March 24, 2020). "Magic: Puzzle Quest 4.1 Release Notes". D3go.com.
  23. Brigby (July 21, 2020). "Release Notes 4.4". D3go.com.
  24. Michael (January 18, 2021). "Magic: Puzzle Quest 4.7 Release Notes". D3go.com.

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