Magic Enlists 14 Gaming Luminaries for New Set

The release of Magic 2015 – Duels of the Planeswalkers and the Magic 2015 – Core Set is right around the corner! And, this year, for the first time ever, players will be able to equip their decks with cards designed by 14 luminaries from the video game industry.

These playable cards were conceived by some of the brilliant, creative minds behind popular games, including George Fan (Plants vs. Zombies), Notch (Minecraft), and Rob Pardo (World of Warcraft), with each infusing their own personal flavor into the cards’ designs.

The designers and their cards include:

Spirit Bonds - Justin Gary
Wall of Essence - Isaiah Cartwright       
Chasm Skulker* - Mike Neumann
Master of Predicaments - David Sirlin  
Cruel Sadist* - Edmund McMillen
Ob Nixilis, Unshackled - Brad Muir 
Xathrid Slyblade* - Rob Pardo
Aggressive Mining* - Notch
Goblin Kaboomist* - Stone Librande    
Genesis Hydra* - George Fan
Yisan, the Wanderer Bard - Brian Fargo
Avarice Amulet* - Penny Arcade
Hot Soup* - James Ernst
Shield of the Avatar - Richard Garriott  
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*These cards will also appear in Magic 2015 – Duels of the Planeswalkers.

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