Thursday, January 23, 2020

CCDD 012320—Garruk Wildspeaker

Cool Card Design of the Day
Found a note I made last year about another way to solve the when-planeswalkers-were-sagas-they-didn't-have-enough-agency problem.

Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Announcing: Goblin Game 2020

It's that time of year again! Tomorrow (Wednesday, Jan. 21) I'll be running my annual Goblin Game on Twitter. It'll kick off some time around 1 PM EST, and run throughout the day. I'll try to tag Artisans whose twitter names I know, but look for #GobGame on twitter to get more info.

Thursday, January 9, 2020

CCDD 010920 – Evolved Wilds

Core 2019 had a focus on eliminating as many tutor and shuffle effects as possible. It made me think: Is it possible to completely eliminate shuffling from Magic except for once at the start of each game?

Friday, September 20, 2019

Weekend Design Challenge 09202019 - Brawl Commanders Throughout History

Good afternoon, Artisans! Click through to see this weekend's design parameters. With those as your guidelines, design a custom magic card. Over the course of the weekend, give feedback to your fellow designers on their designs, and incorporate their feedback to iterate on your own. If I have time over the course of next week, I will try to offer some of my own feedback.

Friday, September 6, 2019

Weekend Design Challenge 090619 - Eldraine Mechanics

Good afternoon, Artisans! Click through to see this weekend's design parameters. With those as your guidelines, design a custom magic card. Over the course of the weekend, give feedback to your fellow designers on their designs, and incorporate their feedback to iterate on your own. If I have time over the course of next week, I will try to offer some of my own feedback.

Friday, August 23, 2019

Weekend Design Challenge - Flipwalkers

Good afternoon, Artisans! Click through to see this weekend's design parameters. With those as your guidelines, design a custom magic card. Over the course of the weekend, give feedback to your fellow designers on their designs, and incorporate their feedback to iterate on your own. If I have time over the course of next week, I will try to offer some of my own feedback.

Thursday, August 22, 2019

CCDD 08222019 - Martyrize

I played around in every color but Black this week, and I did creatures and enchantments, so I set out to make a Black Instant for today's design. I initially though something along the line of Persecute. I wanted removal that would prevent a player from casting cards with the same name for the rest of the game, but that ended up feeling more white, in the vein of Exclusion Ritual. Tinkering around, I settled on the flavor of a dying creature becoming a martyr, and ended up with this: