[MUD-Dev] A Founding Father Forgotten

eck at wizards.com eck at wizards.com
Fri Apr 11 16:20:17 New Zealand Standard Time 2003


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On Mon, 07 Apr 2003 23:43:07 -0700
"David Kennerly" <kennerly at sfsu.edu> wrote:

> And a requiem for the meme that a market won't support
> player-vs-player.  MagicTG is in a lot of ways PvP fantasy Nomic.
> Magic: The Gathering has outsold D&D.

Just as an FYI, that's true in years 1996-2003 (and the foreseeable
future, as Mtg sales are estimated at something close to three times
those of D&D). It doesn't include licensing, royalties, etc. from
other mediums. It's also not true over the full life of either game,
yet.

David Eckelberry
R&D, Wizards of the Coast
eck at wizards.com



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