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

  1. Attack with Shivan Dragon. 
  2. After it is blocked, try to pay 1 R mana to give it +1/+0
  3. Actual: It doesn’t get +1/+0 and stays a 5/5
  4. Expected: It becomes a 6/5
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  1. lag/timeout/crash missed picks while drafting

    draft begins and draft window close reload magic online but lose several first picks

    22 votes
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  2. Disconnection/Dropped Game Loss

    I was going to win game3, no doubt, and the game suddenly crashed. I wasn't able to rejoin in time, and lost th egame. There is no reason for the game to crash like that, since I'm always playing and that never happend.

    21 votes
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  3. 11/18 Update or Install Error

    11/18 Update or Install Error after Downtime

    199 votes
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  4. 48 votes
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  5. Critical error on startup

    Steps Performed:
    - Client restart
    - Clean uninstall reinstall

    First clean uninstall/reinstall resolved issue. Error message appeared again on second launch of client

    Error message received:
    Error reading XML card data. This usually means that you have a corrupted install folder or registry. Please uninstall MTGO from the add/remove programs menu, and then reinstall the application from the MTGO website.

    74 votes
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  6. lag/Timeout while drafting

    lag/timeouts while drafting

    28 votes
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  7. 11/19 Trade Disabled

    Can't open trade windows.

    18 votes
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  8. 26 votes
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  9. Disconnection Resulted in a Draw

    My opponent conceded game 2 of the match after winning game one, then the game log recorded them disconnecting. Instead of taking us to sideboarding and, the match ended and was recorded as a 1-1 draw.

    19 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.

    39 votes
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  11. 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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  12. 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.

    23 votes
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  13. 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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  14. Magic Online "Out of Date" Error Message in Client

    MTGO won't allow sign on saying "out of date version. please close client and restart to downloaded latest version" which is followed and no new version has been downloaded. I've attempted uninstalling and re-installing and still run into the same error while attempting to sign in. I've tried rebooting the computer and the same issue happens.

    18 votes
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  15. 23 votes
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  16. Cannot download MTG Online

    Moved to a new PC and need to redownload modo. Pressing the download now button on the MTG Online Home page briefly opens a new page but does not actually download a file. Tons of other programs download fine, so it is not some sort of browser or pc issue. Mousing over the button shows that it links to an executable (.exe) file.

    2 votes
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  17. Unable to change installation location

    I am unable to change where my game is installed. It will automatically install onto my C: drive however it needs to be on my D: drive as it has the most space free.

    1 vote
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  18. MTGO crash after login

    very often after a login i have a client crash, if y close and relog the problem seems solved, but next time i log it crashses again.
    I tried to re-install the client several times, even a clean reinstall with your guide.
    https://mtgo-support.wizards.com/hc/en-us/articles/360037665192-How-do-I-reinstall-or-perform-a-clean-installation-of-MTGO-

    in last league i had to relog during a match and almost timed out.

    please, would need a solution to don't have the crash anymore

    1 vote
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  19. currently waiting

    after repeatedly restarting the game i am stuck on the "currently waiting" queue screen as soon as i start up the game.

    2 votes
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  20. MTGO Game slows down after running for a game or so

    On my desktop PC which is far above the requirements the game slows down dramatically after playing for more than 10 minutes. There is huge lag between taking an action and the game updating.

    This started happening maybe 3 weeks ago.

    I have tried reinstalling MTGO, it is not a connection issue, I can play on my surface pro far inferior to the desktop with no issues.

    3 votes
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