"Ah, the age-old conundrum. Defenders of a game are too blind to see it's broken, and critics are too idiotic to see that it isn't." - Brian McCormick
Creator of the Multiverse database for custom sets, the Magic Turing machine (proving Magic Turing-complete) and the random Magic card generator.
Very interesting stuff. Great to hear this meaty, in-depth internal stuff that we couldn't hear from anywhere else. Great article - thanks!I'd be interested to hear slightly more specific examples. Mercurial Chemister was created as a development card: for what purpose? I mean, he's awesome, but I'd be interested to hear what does he accomplish for Izzet that wasn't accomplished by the other Izzet rares?In fact, there's an article idea: just go through about ten development-created cards from any given set (Dragon's Maze, Theros, whatever; preferably not a core set though), saying for each one what the problem was with the previous occupant of that slot and what the aim of the new card was.
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Archangel's Light < light of day ?Mercurial Chemister blue's single color card draw is weak so red needed a stronger card draw option ?SPS ?EVL ?TML ?DH ?ID ?BH ?MM ?OK, I understand the difference between D & D , thanksThe players bring the flavor to the game I would expect that. > most failed, and two players very reluctantly slipped into blue because the first-pick blue commons were going ninth pick in the first pack. Trained Condor a kite watching for left overs - Wizard of the seven eyes I'd draft m14 again
I'm not sure if this is in another language, or if you just had a stroke while writing this, but it is basically unintelligable.
No longer a commander as of 7/29/13.