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my twin, my younger brother & I r making a 300 card set called Rise of the Dragons, any ideas that any1 has r happily appreciated.

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the cards I made so far in this set r in the showing off cards topic I made.... is there a way 2 send them in2 this 1????

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First idea:

Use the R&D section. That one is about balanced realistic card design.

Be careful with the color pie alignment; Dragons are HUGE, so green is always a nice fit to multicolored dragons, except for the fact that green is as anti-flying as it gets.

make some dragon-cult people, instead of too many small dragons, so people can effectively play a dragon tribal, that does not suffer flavorwise; Cheap or small dragon cards are tricky to pull off.

Also put thoughts into other factions you want to include and always try to keep it fresh and interesting; Play around with existing archetypes, like red elves instead of green etc.

Maybe you could start by thinking about some lore, before designing the cards?



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yeah... my twin is an artist... mayb ill get him 2 draw stuff instead of watching me when we're both @ home

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I pissed of chaoscal w/ the dragon god creature card I created... don't fully know why....

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Ar'adol, God of Ancients, was the card

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Sorry i was only joking but the ard was ust evil, take a seond to think about it an unblockable, practically unkillable 30/30 with double strike yeah no thanks



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30/30 part was Max's contribution, told him there isn't a high enough cost 4 a card like that... but sinces hes 14 thinks everything should go his way



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next time ill make 1 myself and have it more realistic.

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sound ok every1?

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hows this

 



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here u go
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You are always going over the top. How about something less... colossal? How about just making it a land with bonus effect? Maybe instead of influenceing only blue dragons, it could work for all dragons, but in a way that adds more blue to them, like giving them a blue mechanic (which is kind of complicated, since all dragons have flying).

 

How about, since cliffs at the seashore can be used as a hideout both to lunge at your prey or keep yourself save, it could give Flash or Hexproof, like

"Dragonwing Cliff

Land - Island

t: {u}

Dragonwing Cliff enters the battlefield tapped.

Dragon creatures and tribal sorceries you control have flash."



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Same goes for your Slayer (which is no legitimite type btw, just make him a Human Knight, a Human Cleric or something, maybe Soldier or Warrior).

Lesser his cost and take his abilities down; Be more fluent and elegant.

Since his main theme is protection, maybe you could make it like this (for example)

"Vigilance

When [Bobtheswordsmanwhateverhescalled] enters the battlefield, choose two creature types.

[Bobtheswordsmanwhateverhescalled] has protection from the chosen creature types. Creatures of the chosen creature types have -1/-0"






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