• MORE Baldur’s Gate 3 Re-Designs!

    MORE Baldur’s Gate 3 Re-Designs!

    We’ve got Gaby back on the pod for more live designing! You don’t need to know anything about the game to listen… we cover what you need! We take a look at the cards for Halsin, Minthara, and Jaheira from the Magic set and give each a facelift.

  • Unpacking Murders at Karlov Manor!

    Unpacking Murders at Karlov Manor!

    Unpacking is a segment where we go totally blind into a pack and just break down the cards we see, as we see them. Usually we do this with older or custom sets, but Kayiu had the great idea of going blind into the new Murders at Karlov Manor set!

  • Janu-Faerie Challenge Review

    Janu-Faerie Challenge Review

    This week we review your Faerie cards that mix in digital and other special mechanics!

Card of the Day

  • Prize-Winning Griffin

    Meant to help push an aspect of the enchantment theme in WUR in Contenders. Adds a mana on top of Heliod’s Pilgrim in exchange for an extra power and flying. A great base to build Auras onto!

    Designed By Tim Reilly
  • MORE Baldur’s Gate 3 Re-Designs!

    MORE Baldur’s Gate 3 Re-Designs!

    We’ve got Gaby back on the pod for more live designing! You don’t need to know anything about the game to listen… we cover what you need! We take a look at the cards for Halsin, Minthara, and Jaheira from the Magic set and give each a facelift.

  • Design Rush – Guildpact

    Design Rush – Guildpact

    Two more contestants, three more guilds… it’s the return of Ravnica Design Rush! What cards can be created in mere minutes?

  • Join Moxtober!

    Join Moxtober!

    What is Moxtober? For those of you who don’t know. Moxtober is a month long creative challenge like Inktober, but focused around Magic the Gathering creative projects in general, and for a lot of people specifically around custom Magic cards. 31 prompts, 31 days. How do I participate? The simplest way to participate is to submit…

  • April Design Challenge – Ultimatums

    April Design Challenge – Ultimatums

    We put our foot down and issue an ultimatum: design us some great cards! You know the community is going to give us a huge haul of cool designs and plenty to talk about.

  • Designing Simplicity

    Designing Simplicity

    Designing cards is hard, and sometimes things get complicated. How to simplify them?

  • Set Spotlight – Hyperpop

    Set Spotlight – Hyperpop

    Kayiu hosts a look at color-blasted, music-infused future set Hyperpop! Creators platypeople and IgnitedxSoul give you a comprehensive look starting with abandoned mechanics, then talking through the featured keywords, into themes, and finally some Revolution constructed shots.

  • For Sale: Stately Castmire Manor

    For Sale: Stately Castmire Manor

    Episode 300 is here! We recap Castmire, the community-designed spooky mansion set. How it came to be, all the mechanics, and the potential directions for the set!  Come chat with everyone on our Discord: Castmire theme is “Nightmare” by

  • Set Spotlight – Merveaux

    Set Spotlight – Merveaux

    Learn all about Mattelonian’s art and performance set, Merveaux! We learn all about what it takes to merge artifacts, enchantments, and three color wedges into one heavily playtested package.

  • Signposts 101

    Signposts 101

    Welcome to “Reading the Signposts,” a recurring column analyzing and exploring the design of the specific cards that help players understand the playstyles of the varied limited archetypes of sets (both official and custom-made). A quick primer on “signposts” for budding designers: With most sets (especially those intended to be drafted), Wizards of the Coast…

  • Ludoflavorative Resonance – Cat’s Meow

    Ludoflavorative Resonance – Cat’s Meow

    Juliet and Susan discuss the things Cats are always known for: having antlers, flying, and having jobs! We break down some of Magic’s most influential and adventurous felines, and together design a blue(paw)print card for what the future of this…

  • Planechase Returns w/Fblthp

    Planechase Returns w/Fblthp

    Realmbreaker has reconnected all the planes and we’re reconnecting with a format from the early 2010s: Planechase! This multiplayer-focused format switches rules early and often. What makes a good Plane card? Are the bad cards fun or just part of the…

  • March of the Machines Challenge Review

    March of the Machines Challenge Review

    March is over and your entries to the design challenge are here! Tim and Juliet review a sometimes-aquatic variety of artifact soldiers. There’s lobsters, legions, french fish, swampy subs, an underwater robot, an undercover otter, overarmor,…

  • Sewer Denizens

    Sewer Denizens

    What special mechanics would represent a beast that lives in the sewer?