Episode 110: Our Disillusionment with Magic: The Gathering

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Cardboard crack isn’t the half of it as we discuss the state of the game now and how we found ourselves leaving it. Plus, Crack-A-Pack for a set we have never played or looked closely at.

Hosts: Jim and Scott

 

Sh’notes:
Dragonball Battle of the Gods
Terry Pratchett
Gatecrash
Magic the Gathering
Rebecca Guay
Mark Rosewater Time Travel

Intro: Beans and Bullets
Outro: Brother JT

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2 Comments

  1. Cameron Berg

    Have you looked into Hearthstone?

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    1. Jim

      Tried and found it really unbalanced. Specific decks were about the only way to get anywhere, the cards often weren’t all that interesting, and classes were unbalanced in both directions.
      I often phrased it as “the worst traits of Magic with a ‘pay-to-win’ mechanic.”

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