# Magic: the Gathering is Turing Complete

• Published in 2012
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We always knew Magic: the Gathering was a complex game. But now it's proven: you could assemble a computer out of Magic cards.

### BibTeX entry

@online{item24,
title = {Magic: the Gathering is Turing Complete},
author = {Alex Churchill},
url = {http://www.toothycat.net/{\~{}}hologram/Turing/},
urldate = {2012-09-11},
abstract = {We always knew Magic: the Gathering was a complex game. But now it's proven: you could assemble a computer out of Magic cards.},
comment = {},
collections = {Basically computer science,Games to play with friends,Unusual computers},
year = 2012
}