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Getting to the Core

by Mark Rosewater June 18 2018

Mark explains the new strategy behind the return of core sets and previews two cards from Core Set 2019.

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Great Designer Search 3 – Final Day

by Mark Rosewater June 12 2018

Mark recounts the final day of the Great Designer Search 3!

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Storm Scale: Mirrodin and Scars of Mirrodin Blocks

by Mark Rosewater June 11 2018

Mark uses his Storm Scale to rate the mechanics from the two Mirrodin blocks to see which stand a good chance of returning.

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What Is a Game?

by Mark Rosewater June 4 2018

Mark shares his definition for what constitutes a game and explores what you get when one of these aspects is missing.

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Great Designer Search 3 – Challenge #5

by Mark Rosewater May 31 2018

This is it—the last elimination before the Top 3! Who will make the cut to the final showdown at Wizards HQ?

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Great Designer Search 3 – Challenge #4

by Mark Rosewater May 29 2018

Five contestants remain in the hunt for the Top 3, but the Great Designer Search 3 journey comes to an end for one today.

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Odds & Ends: Dominaria, Part 2

by Mark Rosewater May 28 2018

Mark goes back into his mailbag to answer more reader questions about designing Dominaria.

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Great Designer Search 3 – Challenge #3

by Mark Rosewater May 24 2018

The submissions for Challenge #3 have been judged, which means the remaining Great Designer Search 3 contestants are one step closer to the Top 3!

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Great Designer Search 3 – Challenge #2

by Mark Rosewater May 22 2018

The submissions for Challenge #2 have been judged, and the Great Designer Search 3 journey has come to close for another contestant.

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Doubling Down

by Mark Rosewater May 21 2018

Mark lays out the epic saga that led to the existence of a particular, very exciting reprint in Battlebond.

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