Friday, December 30, 2016

Weekend Art Challenge 123116—jaggudada, aaron miller, yuchenghong & lucastorquato27

Click through to see the illustration and design requirements for your single  card submission, due Monday morning. Every submission warrants feedback, which you may use to revise your submission any number of times. I will aim to review the most recent submission from each designer.


CCDD 122816—Strength of Character

Cool Card Design of the Day
12/30/2016 - Rounding out the week of white combat tricks with the most simple and obvious. Not yet printed.

Thursday, December 29, 2016

CCDD 122916—Call to Stand

Cool Card Design of the Day
12/29/2016 - Divine Favor as a combat trick.

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

CCDD 122816—Join the Fray

Cool Card Design of the Day
12/28/2016 - Here's a very simple combination of Raise the Alarm and white P/T boosting.

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

CCDD 122716—Sword Prayer

Cool Card Design of the Day
12/27/2016 - As a sorcery, this isn't a combat trick, but it can turn a losing race in your favor.

Friday, December 23, 2016

Weekend Art Challenge 122316—Chriscold, Mac-tire & ebonita

Click through to see the illustration and design requirements for your single  card submission, due Monday morning. Every submission warrants feedback, which you may use to revise your submission any number of times. I will aim to review the most recent submission from each designer.

Thursday, December 22, 2016

CCDD 122216—Aerial Assault

Cool Card Design of the Day
12/22/2016 - This doesn't need to by hybrid, much-less twobrid: any combination of white and/or blue would work.

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Live Booster Draft

Love drafting? Love playing Magic? Ever wish you could do both at the same time, rather than one after the other? I have. For ten years. I got a game published trying to make it happen. (Here's a diary of how that led somewhere else fruitful.) Last month, the idea struck me again, this time actually for Magic:

I don't hype my own stuff much. Today is different. This is the Good Stuff. You want to try Live Draft. Really.

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

CCDD 122016—Racing Whipmaster

Cool Card Design of the Day
12/20/2016 - A delayed-gratification Fiend Binder for a less aggressive formmat.

Friday, December 16, 2016

Weekend Art Challenge 1216161—wiggers123

Click through to see the illustration and design requirements for your single  card submission, due Monday morning. Every submission warrants feedback, which you may use to revise your submission any number of times. I will aim to review the most recent submission from each designer.

Thursday, December 15, 2016

CCDD 121516—Hold for Questioning

Cool Card Design of the Day
12/15/2016 - It's rough when you have to spend four mana to Sleep Paralysis a two-drop. Hold for Questioning tries to make you feel better about that by repaying you the mana over time.

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

CCDD 121416—Hammer Prodigy

Cool Card Design of the Day
12/14/2016 - Here's an artifacts-matter white rare for Kaladesh.

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

CCDD 121316—Deathstroke

Cool Card Design of the Day
12/13/2016 - Here's a vertical cycle of cards featuring deathstroke, a sort of undying or automatically triggered unearth.

Friday, December 9, 2016

Weekend Art Challenge 120916—clover teapot

Click through to see the illustration and design requirements for your single  card submission, due Monday morning. Every submission warrants feedback, which you may use to revise your submission any number of times. I will aim to review the most recent submission from each designer.

Thursday, December 8, 2016

CCDD 120816—Voidmage Acolyte & Demolitions Expert

Cool Card Design of the Day
12/8/2016 - How do you make players happier to play a card that's been nerfed for being unfun?

The cards already exist, so we can't change them. We can either make the environment around them sufficiently weaker—which would cause a riot—or we can create cards that make them better…

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

CCDD 120716—Army Trumpet, Balloon & Prison

Cool Card Design of the Day
12/7/2016 - A vertical cycle to reward the white mage for going wide.

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

CCDD 120616—Family

Cool Card Design of the Day
12/6/2016 - Doubling Season for nontoken creatures… that you have to pay mana for… and ignores counters. So it's nothing like Doubling Season. But hey, free clones!

Monday, December 5, 2016

CCDD 120516—Rooting Spriggans

Cool Card Design of the Day
12/5/2016 - Here's my any-tribal entry for the weekend's design challenge.

Friday, December 2, 2016

Weekend Design Challenge 120216

Click through to see the design requirements for your single card submission, due Monday morning. Every submission warrants feedback, which you may use to revise your submission any number of times. I will aim to review the most recent submission from each designer.

Thursday, December 1, 2016

CCDD 120116—Psy-Clone

Cool Card Design of the Day
12/1/2016 - A single-turn clone.