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Long Hard Road to Print

by Sam Stoddard April 21 2017

This week, Sam looks at why very few of the cards created by R&D make it through to print.

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Development Questions with Amonkhet

by Sam Stoddard April 14 2017

Sam answers a few of the questions the development team asked itself while creating Amonkhet.

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Amonkhet in Standard

by Sam Stoddard April 7 2017

With the release of Amonkhet only a few weeks away, Sam looks ahead at how the set will affect the Standard environment.

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Cycling Duels

by Sam Stoddard March 31 2017

Sam has a cycle of early previews to show off to set the stage for the rest of Amonkhet!

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An Update on Standard

by Sam Stoddard March 24 2017

To ban, or not to ban, that is the question.

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What Makes a Good Mechanic

by Sam Stoddard March 17 2017

What elevates a mechanic above the rest? Sam has the answer.

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Modern Masters 2017 Edition Mailbag

by Sam Stoddard March 10 2017

Sam dives back into his mailbag to answer reader questions about the development of Modern Masters 2017 Edition.

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Designing Modern Masters 2017

by Sam Stoddard March 3 2017

Sam discusses the intricacies and subtleties that go into designing a Masters set that many people may not be aware of.

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Complexity Creep

by Sam Stoddard February 24 2017

Over time, Magic has had a tendency to grow more and more complex. Sam looks at how R&D combats this trend to ensure Magic stays accessible.

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Aether Revolt Mailbag

by Sam Stoddard February 17 2017

Sam opens the mailbag to answer reader questions about Aether Revolt development.

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