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Amassing a New Mechanic

Amass is one of the trickier mechanics to evaluate in a long time. Watch us do it anyway!

Six Years and a Lifetime Ago

On his sixth anniversary at Hipsters of the Coast, Zach encourages you all to look back.

Actionable Feedback

Zach offers a critical bit of life, Magic, and game design advice: how to give actionable feedback.

Pending Planeswalker Party Possibilities

War of the Spark will contain thirty-six all new Planeswalkers, a truly wild design challenge. Find out just how it can be accomplished here.

Card Kingdom

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Tricky Faerie Templating

Subtle differences in templating can lead to inadvertent cheats.

Design of a Card: Gilt-Leaf Winnower

Some card designs communicate a single concept with astounding clarity.

Design of a Card: Ill-Gotten Inheritance

Ill-Gotten Inheritance is a controversial and surprisingly powerful enchantment that doesn’t lool like it should be either.

The Sky is Not Falling

Magic is changing, but the sky is not falling.

Secrets of Ravnica Allegiance Sealed

Zach tells you how to succeed in Ravnica Allegiance Sealed.

Ethereal Absolution and other Mega-Bombs

Ethereal Absolution is perhaps the most powerful bomb in Ravnica Allegiance. Is it too good?

The Designs of Ravnica Allegiance

Let’s look over some of the twenty-four most interesting commons and uncommons from Ravnica Allegiance!