Cool Card Design of the Day
9/26/2016 - Its countermagic week on Goblin Artisans. Cancel/Counterspell are such clean and effective cards, but are they fun for both players? It's nice when there's a cat and mouse game where either you're playing around a specific kind of counter, or you've got a counter that you need to optimize based on your opponent's deck/plays.
Exceed Your Grasp becomes strong against affinity, delve, and other cost reduction mechanics, alternate casting methods like miracle and surge, and mana acceleration strategies like Sol Ring. And it does that with a single idea, even if it's one most new players will have trouble fully appreciating initially.