Another year, another Standard Rotation. It's time to retire my Brawl Deck and build a new one! C'mon
Killian, Ink Duelist
, show me what you got!
returns to building his set, and starts by laying out the setting, and culminating in the three Planeswalkers!
With the newest set coming around, the affects of luck and chance have exploded into the game in a way never seen before. Today, berryjon
takes a quick look at the history of such things, and his worries for the future. And as always, comments are welcome.
This article is brought to you by the fact that It's too hot to sleep, and my attempts to defer this to next week failed. So enjoy my talking about tapping out! I could use some
to keep things cool.
It's time for the Big 2-0-0! And we go back to the beginning with a talk about the Alpha Boons! Here's to another 200!
assigns each of the five Tribes their own mechanic. And partially reinvents one to fit as well! Also, Preview Season starts!
Hear Ye! Hear Ye! Listen now to these amazing Anthems and feel your power and toughness increase! For White only, unless you're Green.
In this week's PR, berryjon
starts to break down his set and tentatively decides what kind of card goes into most of the slots. Some decisions will have to be made later, mind you, but for now, read within to find out the majority of cards!
Hey everyone! This week, berryjon
cracks open an early experiment in encouraging multi-colour play, notes the existence of two potential replacement mechanics, then leaves it in the grave, where is has been for a decade or more.
's developing set takes a turn at the Tribal majorities for said set. Some decisions are respectable and understandable. Others are new and worth developing. And then there's one sure to cause people to wonder why berryjon
is as crazy as he is.
Protecting your cards is paramount in any game, so how has Wizards addressed this in the past and into the present when "Protection from..." isn't an option?
2021 April 29 by berryjon
Welcome back to berryjon
's musing on how to build a design a set. Still no cards, there's a lot of groundwork to be done first. Like, what is the set about? What holds it together?
2021 April 22 by berryjon
looks at the short history of Modal Dual Faced cards, and how they work.
2021 April 15 by berryjon
discusses what it means to design a set, and establishes the logic for his own great work
going forward. And there's a lot going on under the hood, that's for sure.
2021 April 08 by berryjon
What was that last week? Today, berryjon
does what he shouldn't, and explains the joke.
2021 April 01 by berryjon
Today, user:berryjon | Sagius, the Hidden takes a look back over the past year in the game, and how it all turned out! You won't be disappointed at all in all the newly explored Space!
2021 March 18 by berryjon
What does it take a make a set of cards. A lot, actually. berryjon
takes a look at the process Wizards uses to do just that.
2021 March 11 by berryjon
Teferi can go Tuck himself, did you know? And why is this important? Today, berryjon
looks at putting cards back into the library.
2021 March 04 by berryjon
The second set of Time Spiral, in time for
looks at the set and what made it work - and didn't.
2021 February 25 by berryjon
More than just blockers, Walls have had a good run through the history of Magic, a run that goes to this day.