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Remaking Magic

Join Reuben Covington and Dan Felder for Remaking Magic, the podcast all about game design and magic the gathering. In this podcast we talk about general game design principles and apply them to the world of custom mtg card creation.
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May 25, 2015

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

In this episode:

  • We talk about the discussion we generated about bad cards previously
  • Dan rants on Dark Souls' and Castlevania's layering and misdirection 
  • We discuss the card Squire and how it can be used.
  • We talk about the layering in Innistrad's draft enviroment
  • Trait Doctoring's design gets discussed in terms of "planting" for future enviorments. 
  • We discuss recent playtesting and premonition's use online

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

May 18, 2015

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

In this episode:

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

May 11, 2015

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

In this episode:

  • We welocme all our new listeners from MTGcast
  • We are amazed by the great response to Dan's recent article
  • We discuss designing archetypes
  • We talk about lychpins and supporting cards
  • Discuss the importance of mana curve and commons
  • Check out Reuben's Set skeleton/archetype primer
  • Talk about the Memoir mechanic in Dreamscape

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

May 4, 2015

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

In this episode:

    • Design Challenge Review: Evis, Executor of Light's second ability
    • Talk about Signposting your game design
    • Discuss designers "Swimming Upstream" or "Going with the Flow."
    • Dan talks about a recent roleplaying session he hosted.
    • Design Challenge: MtG MOBA format
      • Create a champion card like those discussed HERE

 

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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