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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!

Apr 17, 2024

This week we are Beacon of Tomorrows, a podcast about time! We look over all the ways Magic has to take extra turns and try to brainstorm some new directions. From Alpha to Dr Who there are many ways to keep it going.

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Apr 10, 2024

March's challenge was all about designing new twists on the elder dragons! Nicol and family, Tarkir dragons, Strixhaven, and a few other twists. Guest Cole AKA EclipseMeteor hops in to gush about all these sweet designs!

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Apr 3, 2024

Super fun ep!!! We strategize, agonize, and finally pick mechanics from Magic's past, one at a time, snake drafted between Tim, Gabe, and Peter! What starts as a simple exercise turns into a thrilling competition. Everything from the pre-Modern era of Magic is on the table except for those pesky evergreen keywords.


Mar 27, 2024

This week we are looking at the custom set Settling Idyll by Provocative! As usual with Unpacking, we know next to nothing going in. We only know a single image: a heroic mech guarding a town.

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Mar 20, 2024

The Beacon community finished a second You Make the Pack, where we build a 15 card pack together. This week Kayiu brings on guest Dodger to see how we did! Hear about the new mechanics, get Dodger's insight, and maybe even design a bonus card for the pack at the end.

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