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Beacon of Creation

Jan 31, 2023

The finals of the Design League are here: design a booster pack for a set themed around the children's board game Candy Land!! We're reviewing the second finalist in this episode, blown out into full Unpacking style. Card by card we speculate on themes, mechanics, and more!

Head to the Discord to find out the winner on...


Jan 30, 2023

The finals of the Design League are here: design a booster pack for a set themed around the children's board game Candy Land!! We got a great pack from each finalist. We're giving each submission its own episode, blown out into full Unpacking style. Card by card we speculate on themes, mechanics, and more!

Head to the...


Jan 25, 2023

Phyrexia: All Will Be One includes a single Flashback card, using that mechanic "deciduously". These present-but-not-everywhere mechanics have been normal in commander decks forever, but it's only in the last year or so that standard sets have done this.

Tim lit the beacon looking for someone to geek out on this...


Jan 18, 2023

The mother of machines and her armies loom large! We cover what phyrexia did in the past and what new mechanics could be corrupted for their purposes!

Join the MSE server: https://discord.gg/R2AuKs4aYe

Join us on the Beacon Discord: https://discord.gg/t88Vpwh


Jan 11, 2023

Super special episode this week! Kayiu's here with a selection of cards from the custom Revolution format and it's up to MWB and Bradley to guess what hit and what didn't! 

Browse Revolution's sets and cards here:https://revolution-manifesto.herokuapp.com/format/revolution

Hop on to Custom Magic discord: