Wizards Asks: 2/22/2011

Posted in Feature on February 22, 2011

By Wizards of the Coast

What's your favorite Mirrodin Besieged card, and why?

Ken Nagle: My favorite Mirrodin Besieged card is Blightsteel Colossus.

First of all, as a fan of culling rotten produce, bankrupting unsuccessful businesses, and rewarding excellence, I'm on the Phyrexian side of the war.

Second, nothing says, "You do NOT want to mess with those villains!" like corrupting the iconic weapon from the previous Mirrodin block.

Third, I like fatties.

Blightsteel Colossus

I will attest, I lost sleep the day Blightsteel Colossus entered the design file. I lay awake thinking,

"Can we print this card?"
"Should we print this card?"
"What happens when we print this card?"

I've worked on all Magic sets in some capacity since Lorwyn, so I know that when a card keeps me awake at night, that card is doing something right.

Blightsteel Colossus isn't about game balance, math, or fairness. It's about pure ownage.

This is war. Whose side are you on?

What's your favorite Mirrodin Besieged card, and why? Click the Discuss link below to tell us your story and then see what everybody else has to say!

Latest Feature Articles

FEATURE

September 17, 2021

The Returning Legends of Innistrad: Midnight Hunt by, Doug Beyer, Ari Zirulnik, and Grace Fong

A return to Innistrad means the return of some of our favorite characters! In case you missed it, make sure to check out the new legends of Innistrad: Midnight Hunt from yesterday's artic...

Learn More

FEATURE

September 16, 2021

The New Legends of Innistrad: Midnight Hunt by, Ari Zirulnik and Grace Fong

Harvesttide is wild this year! Tons of new faces showed up to the party—let's do some introductions. Adeline, Resplendent Cathar Adeline is an excellent tactician and an unyielding fo...

Learn More

Articles

Articles

Feature Archive

Consult the archives for more articles!

See All