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Andrew Evans has been playing Magic since 2000, and designing custom cards since 2007. He's a regular at FNMs, and enjoys dissecting games to figure out how they work.

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Better Living through Simic Science

Simic is the green-blue guild of Ravnica, scientists and naturalists concerned with understanding and improving upon nature’s designs.

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I Want You for Boros - How To Make Custom Magic Cards

Boros is the red-white guild of Ravnica, enforcers of justice and scourge of criminals.

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Golgari Until I Die (And Then a Little More) - How To Make Custom Magic Cards

Golgari is the black-green guild of Ravnica, combining life and death together in one eternal cycle.

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Izzet Time to Design

Designing a card for the Izzet guild. Izzet is the blue/red guild of Ravnica, obsessed with the pursuit of knowledge above all else, mad scientists who study for the sake of studying.

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Piece by Piece: Ascend - A Critique of MTG Design

A deep dive into how successful one of Magic's newest mechanics was in the game.

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My Soul Desire - How To Make Custom Magic Cards

Orzhov is the white-black guild from Ravnica, dedicated to the collection of wealth and power.

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Putting Down Roots - How To Make Custom Magic Cards

Selesnya is the green-white guild from Ravnica. It believes strongly in harmony and nature, creating perfectly ordered gardens and spreading their word in the hopes of uniting the world in one mind and purpose.

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Welcome to the Pain Event - How To Make Custom Magic Cards

Rakdos is the black-red guild from Ravnica. It revels in the glee of destruction, carnage, and carnivals.

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Dimir Thought - How To Make Custom Magic Cards

Dimir is the blue-black guild of the ten guilds of Ravnica. It seeks the blue ideal of perfect information while using the black means of subterfuge, thievery, and general willingness to get its hands dirty.

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A Sight for Azorius Eyes - How To Make Custom Magic Cards

Azorius is one of the ten guilds of Ravnica, specifically the white-blue guild.

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A Gruuling Task - How To Make Custom Magic Cards

Your challenge this week is to make a card which fits into Gruul. It must be red and/or green, and it can be any card type, though it should not be legendary. Since legendary status is reserved for the guild leaders.

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Ludevic's Legendary Legacy - How To Make Custom Magic Cards

Design a legendary creature card befitting the character Ludevic.

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Filling in the Missing Piece - How To Make Custom Magic Cards

Designing a card to fill a missing slot for a set. The set is a core set, with the returning mechanic of investigate should you choose to use it.

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Enter the Arena - How To Make Custom Magic Cards

Design a legendary champion to conquer the arena. Cards must be able to pass tests to become victorious!

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Multiplayer Magic Mayhem - How To Make Custom Magic Cards

The ways to design cards for multiplayer are innumerable, of those, this article will explore the simplest and most effective ways to design cards for multiplayer.

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Guildmages: The Gilded Few - How To Make Custom Magic Cards

Guildmages have been a part of Magic since the early days, beginning in Mirage with a cycle of guildmages largely based on typical medieval fantasy jobs.

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Hydras: A Multi-Headed Problem - How To Make Custom Magic Cards

Andrew breaks down MTG card design when approaching Hydras.

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Hellbent Wisdom - How To Make Custom Magic Cards

Let me start with a brief player survey: Who among you likes having cards in your hand? Like, a lot of cards in your hand? All of yo...

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Expanding Oath of the Gatewatch Limited - How To Make Custom Magic Cards

So, you just finished your fifty-seventh Oath of the Gatewatch draft on Magic Online while waiting for more Shadows Over Innistrad s...

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