Magic: The Gathering - Duels of the Planeswalkers 2014

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Magic: The Gathering - Duels of the Planeswalkers 2014
Magic: The Gathering - Duels of the Planeswalkers 2014 cover
Stainless Games
Wizards of the Coast
Release dates
Windows June 26, 2013
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Key points

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

General information

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


Source DRM Notes Keys OS
All versions require Steam.

Game data[edit]

In-game general settings.
In-game general settings.

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>

Save game data location[edit]

System 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

Video settings[edit]

In-game video settings.
In-game video settings.


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  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.
In-game key map settings.
The gamepad layout for the game.
The gamepad layout for the game.
Keyboard and mouse Native Notes
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller 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
Controller remapping
Controller sensitivity
Controller Y-axis inversion
Additional information
Button prompts
Controller hotplugging
Haptic feedback

Audio settings[edit]

In-game audio settings.
In-game audio settings.
Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost


Language UI Audio CC Notes
Brazilian Portuguese


Multiplayer types

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

Connection types


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.

  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]

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
Local co-op requires a controller.


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