This entry is part 24 of 37 in the series Generally Speaking

By Imshan AKA Sinis

In the second episode of this season of the podcast, there was a free-for-all round table on the direction of art in Magic.  While I never like to retread podcast topics in written content, I feel like the people who liked old art got a bit of a short shrift.  There was a fair bit of talk about the advantages of the new art for the purposes of flavouring a set, how it creates a brand, and what sort of feelings the new style of art might evoke.

But, what about the old art?  Some of it is not particularly compelling, yes, but there were good aspects to old art.  Old art lent a different feeling to the game, and arguably, it enhanced the experience when compared to new art. Read the rest of this entry »