MTG Salvation Article Archives: Author: Shylo Elliott
Although the complexities of designing cards constantly evolve, the basics remain the same.
Imagine if Magic had no creatures.
Okay, so you've created several dozen cards and you've posted them on the Custom Sets & Cards forums.
In his first article for MTG Salvation, Eliminator talks about when a player-created card isn't balanced just because it's rare, when cards do too much, and when being underpowered isn't always bad.