Riot Games has launched a beta for its new online collectible card game (CCG), League of Runeterra, and while players are flocking to try it for themselves
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At its core, the game is based on the League of Legends universe, and players can expect see familiar characters and abilities
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The basics, like mana, units, and spells will look familiar to anyone who plays a game like Magic: The Gathering or Hearthstone, but from there it's a whole new world to explore
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Decks are made by selecting cards from up to two Regions, which include Demacia, Frejord, Ionia, Noxux, Piltover & Zuan, and Shadow Isles
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There are two card types that will be used to fill out a deck, consisting of units and spells , varying in rarity from common, rare, epic, and champion
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The goal of each match is simple and draws from core idea of League of Legends, where two players face off to take the opposing Nexus down to zero from 20 health
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Players begin with a simple mulligan phase, and then the mana pools grows automatically each turn.
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Check out the full guide for more on how to play Legends of Runeterra!
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