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A show about design in Magic: the Gathering. Each week we cover both official cards and custom cards made by the community. The weekly design challenge gives you the opportunity to make it on the show! Hosted by Tim, Juliet, Kayiu and Markus, with guests!

Dec 18, 2019

Bradley and Tim invite early Castmire star Markus Leben, AKA @Mark_Confidant, to discuss the second batch of design challenges!

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2:58 DC4 - "Where Am I?"

31:36 DC5 - "Who is That?"

1:04:32 DC6 - "What is This?"

1:28:28 - Next Week's Design Challenges

Dec 11, 2019

We discuss all the hot topics from Castmire's relaunch and review entries for the first three design challenges!

3:54 Castmire Hot Topics

17:51 DC1 - "Common Sense" Discussion

35:57 DC2 - "Uncommon Goods" Discussion

56:05 DC3 - "Rare Character" Discussion

1:19:02 New Design Challenges:

DC4 - "Where Am I?" - Make a card...

Dec 4, 2019

Castmire, the custom set born along with Beacon of Creation, returns! We invite Trevor Cashmore, the number one Castmire fan, on the podcast to talk about all the sweet new stuff planned for the set's relaunch!

DC1: "Common Sense" - Make a common card that could show up on Castmire, but not other plane in Magic.


Nov 27, 2019

Tim's Contenders set had an update recently and we cover the changes!

Next week's challenge: GET HYPE for next week's 100th episode!

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Nov 20, 2019

Brad shares some questions from the process of making a core set for the National Game Design Month. Then we review some bonus Costumes and the Soul of X challenge.

Next week's challenge: Design a card named "Dwarven ________"

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