Everybody loves powerful cards, but how do you know when something is TOO powerful? In this video I look at the 5 most common categories of broken cards to see why they are so powerful, and see how to learn from past design mistakes.Read More
How To Solve the Queen’s Problem – TCG Design Academy
Welcome to a new series, where I will be looking at the design challenges behind Trading Card Games, and how to solve them. Today’s episode looks at one of the most fundamental issues that can affect any TCG – the Queen’s Problem. How do you stop players from just filling their decks with all the most overpowered cards? Let’s find out!Read More
What Would Happen if Magic: The Gathering Added a Sixth Color?
Hey everybody! Today’s topic is one that I am extremely interested in talking about. What would happen if Magic: The Gathering added a sixth color? Color Me Interested Before we jump into it, let’s start with a little background. Magic: The Gathering is a trading card game – actually the world’s first trading card game…Read More