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A Magic Set about Magic: The Gathering

by Ethan Fleischer May 23 2019

In many ways, Modern Horizons is a Magic set about Magic sets, and its self-referential nature was a core tenet of its creation.

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Creating Core Set 2019

by Ethan Fleischer June 19 2018

Ethan previews several cards from Core Set 2019 and gives us a crash course in core set design.

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Dominarian Cartography

by Ethan Fleischer April 20 2018

Ethan Fleischer recounts the sheer magnitude of work it took to bring the map of Dominaria to life.

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Five Trials

by Ethan Fleischer April 4 2017

Ethan Fleischer went through several trials of his own during the design of Amonkhet.

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Designing Commander (2016 Edition)

by Ethan Fleischer October 24 2016

Ethan explains how the designers behind Commander (2016 Edition) balanced four-color decks mechanically and thematically.

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A First Time for Everything

by Ethan Fleischer December 28 2015

Go behind the scenes of Oath of the Gatewatch with Ethan as he recounts the design of the newest set.

Making Magic

You Make the Card 4 – Rules Bracket

by Ethan Fleischer December 31 1969

Welcome back to You Make the Card, the series where you, the members of the Magic-playing community, can work together to design a Magic card to appear in a future Magic set. In previous votes,...

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My Journey

by Ethan Fleischer April 7 2014

Leading my first design team was something I'd been working toward ever since I started working at Wizards of the Coast, and my boss and mentor, Mark Rosewater, decided to try me out leading...

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You Made the Card!

by Ethan Fleischer September 30 2013

It's been a lot of work, but we've finally come to the end of the road with You Make the Card 4! The votes for the final card name have been tallied, and the finished painting has been sent to...

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You Made the Card!

by Ethan Fleischer September 30 2013

It's been a lot of work, but we've finally come to the end of the road with You Make the Card 4! The votes for the final card name have been tallied, and the finished painting has been sent to...

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