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Shivan Dragon’s firebreathing doesn’t work.  Steps are:

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  1. 5/30/21 Scheduled maintence, but its not wednesday.

    Appears MTGO is down, but its not Wednesday so its not for scheduled maintenance.

    No way to contact anyone other than here. No one seems to be talking about it on the wizards side.

    2 votes

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  2. MTGO Server Status updates?

    Just to make sure that I sent this out! (Again) When will servers be up later today.

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  3. unable to move opening hand/mulligans

    I have had multiple matches where I won the die roll for first but when I selected yes to play first the game client would not accept it and it would restart the game and ask me again if I would like to play first. on one occasion it made it to mulligans but then it wouldn't let you choose to mulligan or keep.
    Match #237876360 Game #754851068 for reference.

    4 votes

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  4. Error when launching downloading app

    When launching the app, I get the below error message. Hitting retry gets you back to the same spot. I have uninstalled and reinstalled multiple times. I have updated my device. The only fix I have found is to restart the device and relaunch. Sometimes it works and sometimes it doesn't, Sometimes I spend an hour restarting my computer over and over again and it still doesn't work. Sometimes, I restart it once and it works. I have found no pattern to when it works versus when it doesn't.

    1 vote

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  5. Humble Defector

    Game restarted after Humble Defector trigger, and when a player concedes on their turn

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  6. MOL Server time response to low, impossible play a game

    Yesterday and today i cant play to MOL.
    Is it possible solve these performances issues?

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  7. MTGO Servers are Lagging compared to any online game, it appears there is a Server Optimization problem in 2021

    People online are claiming Arena and MTGO run on the same servers... which to me as a 2007 computer science minor from NYU, this suggests a mangement problem as they should not be on the same servers given MTGO should be running on whatever servers they had back in 2015 or so... MTGO is not Unity.. the two will have issues trying to be on the same servers.

    Arena runs fine... MTGO looses me seconds on a clock and I find myself being distracted by the lag issues that were not a problem back in 2012-2017...

    I have no idea…

    3 votes

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  8. Game crashing after connecting

    So when I start MTGO, I get the normal "computer is communicating with server" then after it presumably connects, it immediately crashes after yesterday's update. The start-up sound is not heard. This is both and after I uninstalled then reinstalled MTGO.

    25 votes

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  9. Magic: The Gathering Arena Mobile Game Will Not Download To My Android Devices

    I have been trying to install the new mobile Arena and have been very unsuccessful. The Article at https://magic.wizards.com/en/mtgarena says that the app is android friendly, but it will not install on either of my android devices; see attached screenshots.

    Super excited to be possibly playing on my mobile's soon.

    Thanks.

    2 votes

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  10. Game stuck on the loading screen

    just spinning. forever. I tried a fresh installation. I tried with a VPN connected to NY and that worked.

    40 votes

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  11. game crash when player concedes

    Over the last couple weeks, every commander game that I have played that has ended with: A player conceding with a spell on the stack. Has resulted in a game crash. The game freezes... then tries to repro the game state... then fails to do so and repeats in a loop.

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  12. cant login

    I have downloaded and installed a new client
    but i cannot log in or create a new account

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  13. Can't reinstall MTGO after client doesn't auto-update.

    tried logging into MTGO client(already installed on Windows 10) and says client is out of date. Need to restart to update client. I restart but client doesn't update. I uninstall and try to reinstall and it gives me an error:

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    6 votes

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  14. error login

    i cant identify my account in the game database..I can only play on the mobile .

    2 votes

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  15. Disconnected from game 1

    Was about to concede game 1 in my third league match, to be greeted by a connectivity error, asking me to discard to 7 cards, and not being able to do so. Reconnected, had the whole match up until that point replay before me, and it again crashed. And I can't join the league q again. Can someone assist? It says my current match is pending, and I can't rejoin that match either. thanks

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  16. MTGO Running very slowly

    every time the phase is passed to MTGO to process, it takes FOREVER. Everything is running slower than usual

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  17. Your client is garbage

    I hope you guys fix your garbage client soon. I am so exhausted with it crashing mid-game I am thinking about taking up Pokemon. That's how bad your client is.

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  18. Laggy client since Zendikar Rising

    Since the Zendikar Rising update the client has been lagging constantly, making it almost impossible to play. I am a hardcore MTGO fan and I am thinking about leaving the platform because of this.

    My configuration is way above the recommended requirements and I have to restart the client BETWEEN games in order to reset the lag.

    5 votes

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  19. Can't create account

    I cannot create my account. I fill in my date of birth and country and it says, "This account cannot be created. Please contact Wizards Customer Support for assistance." I am over 13 and eligible as far as I can see. This is very frustrating and I would appreciate help.
    Thank you!

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  20. Game restarting

    I was playing a Modern League on mtgo, but i had the same problem in 3 different matches. At some point the game crashes and show a loop of that game played until that moment. Then it restarts a new game, changing the time left on the clock of both players. In this moment the game is no more playable because it goes straight to cleanup every turn

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