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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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Mar 16, 2015

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

In this episode:

  • Dan talks about his trip to GDC and meeting lots of WOTC people
  • Critique a card: Duneblast & the ruin mechanic
  • Talk about how to make ruin a fun and flavorful mechanic
  • Introduce some common designer traps
  • Discuss the "This designer is a moron" trap
  • The tenancy for us to do the opposite of something good just to be different
  • Talk about why its never "the players fault"
  • Community spotlight: Isocron Drafter - A custom card drafting program

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

Mar 11, 2015

Join Reuben Covington and Dan Felder my guest Tyler Girvan for the tenth 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

Tyler Girvan
Email: girvat01@gmail.com
Skype: duriang4
MTGsalvation Account: IcariiFA

Mar 2, 2015

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

In this episode:

  • Talk about creating junk limited cards that are not offensive
  • Critique the cards from our listeners
  • Discuss listening to a playlist while designing
  • Writing articles to consolidate or improve your design knowledge
  • Talk about the "Designing in Threes" technique.
  • Explain "Mental Playtesting"
  • Community spotlight: 8 Lessons for newbie magic designers

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

Feb 23, 2015

Join Reuben Covington and Dan Felder for the 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:

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

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

Feb 16, 2015

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

"Join the dynamic designer duo as they explore one of the weirdest topics in game design and make up a whole new term just because they can. Seriously, what the heck is Cinematic Design? Listen and find out."

In this episode:

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

Contact details:

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

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

Feb 9, 2015

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

In this episode:

  • Reiterate the concept of Anchoring
  • Review last week's challenge
  • Discuss visual feedback
  • Rate and discuss a submission from each participant

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

Contact details:

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

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

Feb 1, 2015

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

In this episode:

  • Reiterate our shorter podcast format
  • Introduce the concept of a designer's toolbox
  • Discuss randomness
  • Explain the concept of Anchoring
  • The jeans problem
  • Design challenge: Hand discard spell that applies hidden randomness
  • Community design challenge:
    • Create a red burn spell that uses the concept of anchoring
    • Post it on the discussion thread
    • We will talk about the best designs in a future episode.
  • Community spotlight: Adventares Blog

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

Contact details:

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

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

Jan 28, 2015

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

In this episode:

  • Introducing our shorter podcast format
  • Critique a card: Admit Defeat
  • Discussion of Uber Johnnies
  • Introducing the Auction Magic format

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

Contact details:

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

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

Jan 21, 2015

Join Reuben Covington and Dan Felder for the third 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 thread

Contact details:

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

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

Jan 14, 2015

Join Reuben Covington and Dan Felder for the second 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 thread

Contact details:

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

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

Jan 7, 2015

Join Reuben Covington and Dan Felder for the first ever 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 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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