By now, I’m sure most of you have seen the September 20th update to the Modern banned list. There’s been a lot of talk since it went up last night, and a reasonable amount of confusion among players. Why were there so many bannings? Why were no cards unbanned? Read more on What’s Up with the Modern Banned List?…
About a year and a half ago, I embarked on the mission of creating my own Magic set. As a game designer, it was a project I had always wanted to take on but had never truly began.
I recently won the Phyrexian half of the Mirrodin Pure Vs. New Phyrexia Duel Decks contest and was a Mirran finalist to boot. This means my Phyrexian deck will end up available as part of a Magic Online-only Duel Deck coming later this year!
Want to know about the two decks I designed and the process I used? Read on!
We could all learn a lot from a certain Italian plumber.
And no, not about how completely ignoring your profession leads to happiness, or that you should always get on board airships with strangers. Rather, the success of Mario can tell us a lot about the qualities of good game design.