Episode 162— August 21st, 2023

State of the Game 2023

Movie Corner
Andy and Anthony’s Current Method of Engaging with the Game
Recapping the themes from last year’s State of Design
The year of Nostalgia
The value of story and worldbuilding
Unfinity and why people can taste artistic integrity (or lack thereof)
Universes Beyond
The One Ring

Andy and Anthony talk about Mark Rosewater, Magic’s lead designer’s, yearly article on the game’s state of design for 2023. They reflect on the past year’s sets and how Mark’s internal design perspective lines up with their own experience.

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