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Design of a Card: The Walking Dead

Zach reviews the card designs on display in Secret Lair: The Walking Dead.

The Brilliance of Zendikar Rising

Zendikar Rising takes mini-mechanics in a bold, new, and awesome direction.

Plains Improvement: The Worst Color in Limited Grows Up

After years of suffering in Limited, white has branched out in new directions.

Party Time on Zendikar

Zendikar Rises this weekend, but just how good will it be to assemble a party?

Card Kingdom

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The New DFCs on the Block

Zendikar Rising introduces the first twist on double-faced cards, an innovation that breaks an ancient rule of Magic.

Design of a Card: Spell Pierce

As Zendikar Rises, we reflect on its most famous counterspell.

Design of a Card: Anointed Chorister

Anointed Chorister quietly broke one of white’s longest running restrictions: the +2/+2 ceiling.

The Unusual State of Design

State of Design has been an annual window into the year’s biggest successes and lessons. This year’s edition fogs that window.

2019-2020 Mechanics in Review

The last year featured some of the most surprising, delightful, dangerous, and disappointing mechanics ever.

Bans Beget More Bans

Standard quietly hit a grim milestone: the most cards banned ever.

The Right Magic for Right Now

Double Master spoilers aren’t focused on Limited. It’s unfortunate, but for good reason.