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Remaking Magic

Join Reuben Covington and Jake Mosby for the return of Remaking Magic, the podcast all about game design and magic the gathering. In this podcast we talk about the game design behind the card game Magic: the Gathering.
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Apr 27, 2015

Join Reuben Covington, Dan Felder and Jay Treat for the eighteenth episode of Re-Making Magic, the podcast about game design and custom magic cards.

In this episode:

  • We interview Jay Treat, a game designer who got in the top 8 in the 2nd Great Designer Search, runs the Goblin Artisans blog and much more.

You can give us feedback and discuss the episode on the MTGsalvation discussion thread

Contact details:

Reuben Covington
Twitter: @reubencovington
Email: reubencovington@gmail.com
MTGsalvation Account: Doombringer

Dan Felder
Email: minimallyexceptional@gmail.com
MTGsalvation Account: Stairc

Jay Treat
Twitter: @jtreat3
Twitter (Magic Related): @wizardsfamiliar
Website: TreatGames.com

Apr 20, 2015

Join Reuben Covington and Dan Felder for the seventeenth episode of Re-Making Magic, the podcast about game design and custom magic cards.

In this episode:

  • Critique a card: Umani, Planeswalker
  • Talk all about Planeswalkers and their design
  • Discuss the planeswalkers in dreamscape
    • Ral Zerek, Dream Artist
    • Yemma, Planar Huntress
    • Evis, Executor of Light
  • Community Challenge: Design a second +1 loyalty ability for Evis
  • We briefly give an update on Hostile Takeover

You can give us feedback and discuss the episode on the MTGsalvation discussion thread

Contact details:

Reuben Covington
Twitter: @reubencovington
Email: reubencovington@gmail.com
MTGsalvation Account: Doombringer

Dan Felder
Email: minimallyexceptional@gmail.com
MTGsalvation Account: Stairc

Apr 13, 2015

Join Reuben Covington and Dan Felder for the sixteenth episode of Re-Making Magic, the podcast about game design and custom magic cards.

In this episode:

  • Discuss why there is no dragon archetype in DTK
  • Critique a card: Yuli, Merciful Blade
  • Discuss our game Hostile takeover and its latest playtest
  • Talk about how NWO and other design rules have to be tailored to specific games
  • Community Shoutout: Babel: The four color set

You can give us feedback and discuss the episode on the MTGsalvation discussion thread

Contact details:

Reuben Covington
Twitter: @reubencovington
Email: reubencovington@gmail.com
MTGsalvation Account: Doombringer

Dan Felder
Email: minimallyexceptional@gmail.com
MTGsalvation Account: Stairc

Apr 6, 2015

Join Reuben Covington and Dan Felder for the fifthteenth episode of Re-Making Magic, the podcast about game design and custom magic cards.

In this episode:

  • Reuben talks about his Dreamscape playtest
  • We discuss the Premonition as a mechanic
  • We talk about what kind of information we gather when playtesting
  • We Introduce the "Fake Theme Trap" and how designers fall into it

You can give us feedback and discuss the episode on the MTGsalvation discussion thread

Contact details:

Reuben Covington
Twitter: @reubencovington
Email: reubencovington@gmail.com
MTGsalvation Account: Doombringer

Dan Felder
Email: minimallyexceptional@gmail.com
MTGsalvation Account: Stairc

Apr 6, 2015

Join Reuben Covington and Dan Felder for the fourteenth episode of Re-Making Magic, the podcast about game design and custom magic cards.

In this episode:

  • A special double episode treat
  • Design Challenge Review: Create a Black/Green gold build around uncommon that doesn't use the graveyard.
  • Discuss the meaning of build around
  • Talk about Reuben's set Dreamscape
  • Pick our favourite designs submitted

You can give us feedback and discuss the episode on the MTGsalvation discussion thread

Contact details:

Reuben Covington
Twitter: @reubencovington
Email: reubencovington@gmail.com
MTGsalvation Account: Doombringer

Dan Felder
Email: minimallyexceptional@gmail.com
MTGsalvation Account: Stairc

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