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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!

May 25, 2022

Juliet and Kayiu have seen exciting sets under the auspices of Old, New, and Borrowed, so today they check out Something Blue with the Deep Blue Cube by Timespiraled! While there they discuss the fundamental nature of color, rarity, and draft archetypes, and debate how good Delusions of Mediocrity can be in a world of...

May 21, 2022

As our Lorado episode this week was wrapping up, shadowcentaur kept reading the spoiler and having great memories of making the set. Not quite enough for a whole extra episode, but fun to hear.

Not all the card text is covered so you may want to have the set spoiler available for reference:

May 18, 2022

We've got another classic custom set this week, but with a twist. After diving into the history of Wild West set Lorado, we also look into a new project making Jumpstart packs with that set.

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May 11, 2022

We've got two primo Alara experts on the podcast this week and we're designing cards! Mako, creator of the Alara custom set, puts Tim and Scribbl to the test with five design prompts. Bant redemption? Stealing houses in Unx?? Complicated block triggers???

Find more of Mako and Scribbl's work on these...

May 4, 2022

You have our permission to enjoy all these sweet "may" cards! All of them provide a choice within their rules text. Join Tim and Markus in considering all the different wrinkles to these choices.

You may submit a card to our new Name Inverter challenge on Discord: