Magic: The Gathering - Duels of the Planeswalkers 2014

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Magic: The Gathering - Duels of the Planeswalkers 2014
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Developers
Publishers
Release dates
Windows
June 26, 2013
Magic: The Gathering - Duels of the Planeswalkers 2014 at SteamDB
 Magic: The Gathering - Duels of the Planeswalkers 2014 at Wikipedia
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Key points

Disadvantage Occasional in-game advertisements for Magic The Gathering related material.
Information Deck building is limited and can only be expanded on with the purchase of DLC.

General information

More information MTG Salvation (MTGS) Wiki - A huge wiki for Magic: The Gathering
More information Magic: The Gathering Wiki - Another wiki for the card game
More information Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys
Steam Availability Table Icons - Steam.svg
Information All versions require Steam.

Game data[edit]

In-game general settings.

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

  Location 
Windows <path-to-game>

Save game data location[edit]

  Location 
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\Wizards of the Coast\Magic the Gathering\Magic 2014\profiles\<user-id>\

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud Native support

Video settings[edit]

In-game video settings.
Graphics option Option Notes
Widescreen resolution Native support
Multi-monitor No native support
Field of view (FOV) Not applicable
Windowed Hackable See Windowed.
Borderless fullscreen windowed No native support
Anisotropic filtering (AF) No native support
Anti-aliasing (AA) Native support Up to 8 samples of MSAA
Vertical sync (Vsync) No native support
High frame rate Unknown

Windowed[edit]

Fix -nod3d10 -DX9 -windowed

  1. Find Duels of the Planeswalkers 2014 in your Steam Library
  2. Right-click the game name
  3. Select Properties
  4. Select Set Launch Options...
  5. Input -nod3d10 -DX9 -windowed
  6. Press OK
  7. Launch the game

Input settings[edit]

In-game key map settings.
The gamepad layout for the game.
Keyboard and mouse Native Notes
Remapping Native support
Mouse acceleration No native support
Mouse input in menus Native support
Mouse Y-axis inversion Not applicable
Controller
Controller support Native support USB controllers must be plugged in and powered before game begins. If controller powers down from idle or wireless range, it can not be used again until game is restarted.
Full controller support Native support
Controller remapping No native support
Controller Y-axis inversion Not applicable

Audio settings[edit]

In-game audio settings.
Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls Native support
Surround sound Not applicable
Subtitles Native support
Closed captions No native support
Mute on focus lost No native support

Localizations

Language UI Audio CC Notes
English Native support Native support Native support
Brazilian Portuguese Native support Unknown Unknown
French Native support Unknown Unknown
German Native support Unknown Unknown
Italian Native support Unknown Unknown
Japanese Native support Unknown Unknown
Korean Native support Unknown Unknown
Russian Native support Unknown Unknown
Spanish Native support Unknown Unknown

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play Native support 2 Co-op
Two-Headed Giant gamemode only.
LAN play Unknown
Online play Native support 4

Connection types

Type Native Notes
Matchmaking Native support
Peer-to-peer Native support
Dedicated No native support
Self-hosting Native support
Direct IP No native support

Ports

Protocol Port(s) and/or port range(s)
UDP (outbound) 27000-27040

Issues unresolved[edit]

Unable to sync with Steam Cloud[edit]

For many people it is currently not possible to sync Magic 2014 with the Steam cloud.[1] There is no known solution at this time, follow the instructions below to disable the message.

Fix Instructions

  1. Open your Steam client and go to Library.
  2. Right-click the game in your library and select Properties.
  3. Go to the UPDATES tab and uncheck Enable Steam cloud synchronization for Magic 2014.

Resolution resets upon launch[edit]

Upon restarting your PC, the game will lose any previously saved resolutions changes, and defaulting to a much smaller/incorrect resolution.

  • The game is not properly saving/loading config files.
  • Issue has been resolved for some people with the August 2013 patch. Others still experience this problem.
  • Can be fixed by setting desired resolution in config.cfg in Magic 2014 folder and disabling write permission for this file (read-only bit).

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) XP, Vista, 7
Processor (CPU) 2 GHz (Pentium 4 or equivalent)
System memory (RAM) 1 GB
2 GB (Vista, 7)
Hard disk drive (HDD) 1.5 GB
Video card (GPU) Pixel Shader 3.0 support
512 MB of VRAM
Information Local co-op requires a controller.

References

  1. Unable to sync files with Steam Cloud - Steam Community Discussions