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Design and Development Theory - About and FAQ - Started by skibo_the_first

Welcome to the Design & Development Theory forum!What Belongs HereR&D Theory is a specialized forum devoted to metadiscussion of...

bubba0077 May 03, 2013 16:53:06
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In which manner are skills like "indestructable" and "protection from X" good for this game? - Started by Basnap

Now I am quite a newbee on Magic, but I DID read and know quite some things about game design so far....

adeyke Jan 15, 2015 4:59:02
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New Blocks. Rotation and No Core Set.... WTF - Started by Thunderbug

A friend linked me the article the other day, "metamorphosis" and while reading it all i could think was, "what is this BS". ...

Thunderbug Dec 12, 2014 6:59:29
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Wizards should really get their attention on this: - Started by Iuri.designer

I really think wizards should get all of their attention on the matter that I´m about to discuss here, I don´t know if they have already,...

Astarael7 Dec 09, 2014 21:00:46
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Philophy of the color pie - Started by Freezing_Point

I decided that before venturing in writing a novel storyline for a set, I'd try to understand the nature of each color. So I picked up 10...

Matt_Holck Dec 01, 2014 10:16:48
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Zombify - Started by DjVortex

From a kind-of flavor point of view, shouldn't Zombify have a "That creature is a Zombie in addition to its other types"? It would make a...

Gemstone386 Oct 09, 2014 8:14:59
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Sill Printing Land Destruction...why? - Started by Blackhand1120

I know that there is far less land destruction in Magic today than there once was (thank god), but I'm curious as to why every set still...

Psionx Aug 22, 2014 1:45:07
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The "Problem" with Vintage - Started by OlvynChuru

I'm not sure if people have talked about this before, maybe there are things about Vintage that I don't know of that make the format more...

Shard_Fenix Jun 05, 2014 13:09:03
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Large/Small/Small/Large for Ravnica 3? - Started by Manite

This topic was inspired by a number of factors, including the Guild distribution of Ravnica and RTR, the idea that Lorwyn-Shadowmoor's...

Manite Jun 04, 2014 17:26:33
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Counting cards - Started by AETEA

I wanna count my cards, if i used sixteen land, four of which come in tapped, would i use 52 some odd man throughout the rest of my deck.

AETEA May 29, 2014 9:52:54
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White and Mass Creature Removal - Started by Typherion

After checking through this forum I saw a discussion of White and individual removal cards but no discussion about its mass removal....

Dilleux_Lepaire May 19, 2014 7:29:15
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[Color Pie] Red - Graveyard Hate - Started by KyCygni

Red doesn't seem have much ability to hate on graveyards. Using and interacting with graveyards is a very basic aspect of the game; it...

AncientTimer May 06, 2014 4:46:41
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What's in the Pie? - Started by ArtVenn

I'm looking through what's in each colour's colour pie.  What mechanical archetypes are in each colour? I haven't finished yet (I've...

AncientTimer May 06, 2014 4:35:28
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Missing multiverse IDs - Started by Shard_Fenix

I didn't know where else to put this, just something I've been wondering for a while......

Shard_Fenix Apr 12, 2014 2:43:44
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A few things id like to see improved upon - Started by billiondegree

Theres a near endless amount of design space in this game, and yet it seems certain abilities are printed so seldom, as interesting as...

ORC_Cricket Jan 23, 2014 21:37:33
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Color Fusion Creatures - Started by TheOneWhoCallCrow

Here how it works....

bubba0077 Dec 05, 2013 20:04:33
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Devotion Land Bonus - Started by TedderX

I'm not really sure what to name this thread....

alextfish Dec 02, 2013 7:36:01
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Is desing space coming to saturation in MTG? - Started by Endlessor

Hi everyone!...

frostdragon4 Nov 16, 2013 7:57:49
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land flip a coin - Started by phlann

Hello, I wonder if there will be one day a land card where you have to flip a coin?

The-D Oct 27, 2013 3:07:41
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Red Rituals - Started by billiondegree

Rituals are fun. They are one of the greatest embodiments of red (short lived rewards), and they enable huge spells or deadly combos. But...

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Manite Oct 23, 2013 12:42:53
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New Planeswalker uniqueness and legendary rule - Started by Shaokazi

I'd like to know why Wizards decided to change the Planeswalker uniqueness and legendary rules recently. Personally, I don't think it was...

bubba0077 Aug 24, 2013 12:41:06
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colorless basic land - Started by mr8658

why is colorless forced to use nonbasic lands?can't we get a printing of desert or tundra or something that makes colorless mana from a...

CommanderJim Aug 19, 2013 15:29:34
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Spire Tracer - Started by Mikrei

Why is Spire Tracer a common card?I've seen plenty of other decent one-mana creatures, but there is most of the time always a drawback....

divoda Aug 18, 2013 19:04:48
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Quicken - Started by slayer-72

Quickenwhy isnt this a red ability? i know blue is supposed to have relfex abilities, but along with leyline of anticipation, i thought...

Dilleux_Lepaire Aug 18, 2013 8:41:18
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The many flavors of blinking - Started by HairlessThoctar

As the title says, there are many ways that blink effects are used.Exile, return at next end step (Aetherling, Argent Sphinx)Exile,...

alextfish Aug 12, 2013 9:08:21
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