On August 3, 2015, something terrible happened: Enterplay asked me to design a card for an upcoming set in the company’s fledgling My Little Pony Collectible Card Game.
The road was long and arduous, with numerous design ideas (rightfully) rejected, but after wearing them down with one poor life decision after another, I finally slipped a card through. Players can expect to find it in the game’s upcoming Defenders of Equestria set, but I’m gonna go ahead and spoil it here and now.
Honestly, I don’t know why they didn’t just print every card I suggested in my previous article. But without further ado, I present to you what is objectively the best card in Defenders of Equestria. You’re welcome.
I’m not being facetious here, this card is super, super weird. I briefly mentioned that I’d been playing around with Bubbly Mare hyper-aggro in an earlier post; Airquotes also did some stuff with it. And it’s weird.
I’m not going to say this is going to become a regular feature, but it really could, because Friendship is Tragic is the name I’m giving to articles about how me and Vinyl Scratch make terrible choices and shouldn’t be allowed to be friends. And I feel like there is probably a wealth of articles in that. Both of us enjoy going really deep with horrible deck concepts and encouraging the other to do the same. It’s been described by many observers as a trainwreck. That’s also how we describe it. We know what we’re about.
Today, we’re looking at a trainwreck we’re committed to:
Villains are everywhere in our group. Whether they are there to scare or block your opponent, to allow you to beat them up to get extra points, or both; they are the meta. So how can you use that meta to your advantage? Well I am going to talk you about one solution that can be game changing: Monster Manual. Already versed in the finer points of this card? Great, you don’t need this article. But for those who are unfamiliar I am going to talk about some of the nuances of using this card. Continue reading Let’s Talk About Monster Manual→
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