• So Many Insane Plays Podcast Episode 25: Bazaar of Moxen 2013

    So Many Insane Plays Podcast Episode 25

    In episode 25, Kevin Cron and Steve Menendian analyze the results from the Bazaar of Moxen, including the Top 8 decks and numerous in-game scenarios. In addition; upcoming tournaments, You Make the Card, and listener feedback.
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  • So Many Insane Plays – Designing For Eternal

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    Introduction

    You Make the Card 4 arrived with much fanfare and even greater surprise. It has been seven years since the last You Make the Card (YMTC) campaign. Its return coincides with the 20th anniversary of Magic, and is a celebratory gesture by Wizards of the Coast on the game’s behalf.

    Perhaps as surprising as YMTC’s welcome but unexpected return are the voting results so far. In the card type vote, Land and Enchantment received the most votes, with Enchantment winning a tight run-off. Not only was this result unexpected (few people thought Enchantment would be a top vote-getter), but it was surprising for what it signifies. I believe that these results may be interpreted, as others have suggested, as a signal to collectively push this process in a different direction than previous YMTC events, in which voters selected Creature, Artifact, and Instant as the card types.
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  • So Many Insane Plays Podcast Episode 22: You Make the Card 4

    Kevin Cron and Steve Menendian discuss You Make the Card 4 and its implications for Vintage.
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