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The Designs of Magic 2019

Zach gives some quick hit analysis of Magic 2019 card designs.

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Mono-Red Jund

Despite being public enemy number one, Goblin Chainwhirler has taken PT Dominaria and Standard by storm. Why is Red so good and why has it been so good for so long?

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The Challenges of Ravnican Design

We’re returning to Ravnica! This is very cool news, yet it highlights an important design challenge: how does Magic return to its worlds? And what unique to Ravnica makes it harder to revisit?

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What Exactly Makes a Legendary Uncommon?

Dominaria is almost here, and it brings with it an almost unprecedented focus on both legendary creatures and the lore […]

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Design of a Card: Vicious Offering

Vicious Offering is a seemingly simple common removal spell that’s far more than meets the eye. Find out why this lenticular and powerful card is secretly amazing!

None Shall Pass Bombs

Verticality

Brendan considers the meaning of vertical cards.

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The Feeling of Hopelessness

This week, Zach delves into the worst feeling Magic: hopelessness. Why have been games felt hopeless, how is RoI culpable, and is this likely to change in the future?

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Champion of the Cherished

Rob discusses the powerful stories that Magic cards like Cherished Hatchling can tell.

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Great Designer Training: Design Critique

Hundreds of custom cards were submitted for for week two of Great Designer Training. Here’s a select bunch of them with commentary.

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Great Designer Training: GDS3 Preamble

The Great Designer Search 3 is coming! This week, we’re introducing a new series, Great Designer Training, where we help YOU prepare for GDS3!

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Un-Inspired Designs

Levi looks at how mechanics from Unstable made their way into recent black-bordered cards.