What Does Hearthstone Mean For Magic: The Gathering?

Over the last five years card games have been salvaged from obscurity with deck builders and Living Card Games in the board game space, card battlers on mobile and Magic’s own revival. Card games are hip. Also hip is esports. Insanely so. Investor money is pouring in to startup Twitch and meanwhile the Korean eSports…

Gamasutra: What Magic: The Gathering Can Teach Us

It’s no secret that I play a lot of (and spend a lot on) Magic: The Gathering (check out my Planeswalker Points). I think that it has a lot it can teach game designers as they learn and enforce the rules, build decks to make best use of limited resources, discover emergent strategy and the…