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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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Jun 13, 2016

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

In this episode:

  • We give some small update on the state of the podcast
  • We talk in detail about the new mechanics of Shadows over Innistrad

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

Contact details:

Blog: remakingmagic.tumblr.com

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

Apr 19, 2016

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

In this episode:

  • We return after our extended break due to Faeria and other commitments
  • Episode 59 becomes lost to the void
  • We talk in detail about the returning mechanics of Shadows over Innistrad
  • Dan takes guesses at how these mechanics would be re-implimented while Reuben says how they ended up playing.

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

Contact details:

Blog: remakingmagic.tumblr.com

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

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

 

Feb 28, 2016

Join Reuben Covington and Dan Felder for the fifty-eighth 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:

Ask us questions on our blog: remakingmagic.tumblr.com

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

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

Feb 21, 2016

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

In this episode:

  • The episode comes out late due to Reuben being sick and then distracted by Faeria, Dan's game that has just entered backer early access.
  • You can find Reuben's streaming of Faeria on his new Twitch Channel
  • We talk about "What makes a good mechanic?"
  • We highlight mechanics that make the game feel different.
  • We talk about how mechanics can tap into core psychological positive feelings.
  • Design Challenge: Make an Egyptian mechanic!

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

Contact details:

Ask us questions on our blog: remakingmagic.tumblr.com

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

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

Feb 12, 2016

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

In this episode:

  • Dan's super busy with Faeria, meaning we will be doing another two part ep.
  • We talk about "What makes a good mechanic?"
  • Critique a Card: Herald of Thorns
  • We discuss encouraging or enabling players to do something they like to do.
  • We highlight Solving one of the core problems of MTG

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

Contact details:

Ask us questions on our blog: remakingmagic.tumblr.com

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

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

Feb 5, 2016

Join Reuben Covington and Dan Felder for the fifty-fifth 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:

Ask us questions on our blog: remakingmagic.tumblr.com

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

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

Jan 28, 2016

Join Reuben Covington and Dan Felder for the fifty-fourth 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:

Ask us questions on our blog: remakingmagic.tumblr.com

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

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

Jan 21, 2016

Join Reuben Covington my guest Martin for the fifty-third episode of Re-Making Magic, the podcast about game design and custom magic cards.

In this episode:

  • Reuben interviews Martin Schwesinger, Aka Apoquallyp
  • Martin talks about his projects that you can find on his blog
  • Critique a card: He Who Defies Logic
  • We discuss different types of complexity and the need for context in critiques.

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

Contact details:

Ask us questions on our blog: remakingmagic.tumblr.com

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

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

Jan 13, 2016

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

In this episode:

  • We give an update on our progress of Hostile Takeover, our standalone version of High Stakes Magic
  • Dan talks a lot about the game he is working on: Faeria
  • We go in-depth on all the new mechanics of Oath of the Gatewatch
  • We discuss Surge and the "alpha player problem" in 2HG
  • Be sure to check out the Visual Spoiler for OGW

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

Contact details:

Blog: remakingmagic.tumblr.com

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

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

Jan 6, 2016

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

In this episode:

  • Remaking Magic has its first Birthday!
  • We discuss what we learnt over the last year.
  • We talk about our general thoughts on MTG's design in 2015
  • Dan has been super excited with recent developments in Faeria
  • Reuben talks about wanting Dreamscape to be the best custom magic set ever.
  • We both set goals for the year of 2016
  • We discuss some of the topics we want to discuss in the future.

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

Contact details:

Blog: remakingmagic.tumblr.com

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

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

Jan 1, 2016

Join Reuben Covington and Dan Felder for the fiftieth 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:

Ask us questions on our blog: remakingmagic.tumblr.com

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

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

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