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Skeletons from R&D’s Closet

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We've always known they're there, but rarely do we get a glimpse behind the curtain of R&D at Wizards of the Coast to learn about them: the mistakes of the past. The skeletons in the closet, if you will.

I don't know that you'd call this a mistake, but it is something Wizards of the Coast considers too powerful these days.
I don't know that you'd call this a mistake, but it is something Wizards of the Coast considers too powerful these days.

But occasionally we do get a peek, and today Sam Stoddard was kind enough to give us that opportunity. In this article where he gives us the behind-the-scenes look we get a chance to see the history of format-altering cards like Stoneforge Mystic and Jace, the Mind Sculptor.

It's an interesting read and well worth it. You can find the full article here. 

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Corbin Hosler

Corbin Hosler is a journalist living in Norman, Oklahoma (also known as the hotbed of Magic). He started playing in Shadowmoor and chased the Pro Tour dream for a few years, culminating in a Star City Games Legacy Open finals appearance in 2011 before deciding to turn to trading and speculation full-time. He writes weekly at QuietSpeculation.com and biweekly for LegitMTG. He also cohosts Brainstorm Brewery, the only financial podcast on the net. He can best be reached @Chosler88 on Twitter.

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