Conflict is a normal part of the human condition. This week we'll be talking about the red-white-black wedge. Red is a little reckless for my taste. on November 17, 2014, Bio Both are more genuine colors, preferring personal relationships with other people, caring for them. I agree with Green that life is a little more preset and that things are likely not as able to change as Black and Blue believe. You don't want to fight and your argument consists of demeaning the thing I hold most dear? Back in September, I did a podcast called "Casual Magic with Shivam Bhat... © 1993-2020 Wizards of the Coast LLC, a subsidiary of Hasbro, Inc. All Rights Reserved. I'm Black. Mine is usually done with a drain effect. I put the welfare of the group ahead of my own. Posted in Making Magic How about we just make fewer laws then? Things White refuses to stop saying. Of course, it helped that +1/+1 counters really matter to the Abzan, just as creatures in Mardu colors often like to bring along tokens to join their masses. Since you now want to change things, it seemed you made a false assumption. We've been doing quite well working together in Mardu. Do you even understand the point of these interviews? I really knew better. I chose my words poorly. I'm the color of love, of passion, of loyalty. Go in the order of your introductions. It is named for the Mardu Horde on the plane of Tarkir. For each wedge theme week, I've decided to take a look at how the three colors in that wedge get along. I'm trying to get Mr. Rosewater to live up to the unspoken promise made when I was invited to an interview. I like lining up all my creatures in a line and then letting them out very orderly one at a time as quickly as I can. No. Stay on task. That calling me names and accusing me of things is you being proactive? I do things for other people. It's time for another trivia column. Mardu Hordechief | Art by Tortstein Nordstrand. To do this, I put the three colors in a room, ask a few questions, and then let them talk it out. One of the things I've always appreciated in Red is the "waste no time" attitude. What's so horrible about people saying what they think? You know how you win a fight? You don't see that as being hypocritical? For each wedge theme week, I've decided to take a look at how the three colors in that wedge get along. Join me next week when eight will be enough. I'm not the color of immorality. You want to know what it's like dealing with Black? How will this affect you? When Mark approached me, I said I would come on one condition: no rules. I will not allow you two hooligans to misrepresent my beliefs, but that does not mean I have to interact with you. I'm about achieving peace through structure. Personally, I kind of enjoy it. Who do you want me to talk about first, Mr. Have your threat ready before they have their answers. What? Attack! Notes from a psychologist." Perhaps you noticed the mocking tone. If I have an issue with someone, I tell them and we work it through. In today's podcast, I talk about this element of the design process. You have to define me as some boogeyman to scare all your followers. Red, you care to jump in? It was planned. You don't build an army to fight. Sometimes you have to be proactive to rid the world of evil. Probably the biggest difference stems from the conflict between our other allies, Green for me and Blue for Black. The Card Image Gallery is updated every day with the latest card previews. Why? I'm White. I don't believe in things that cannot be tangibly observed. Why did I come here today? Did you just say "It doesn't have to get all emotional?" You do understand the difference between us? It was on a schedule. Let's talk about what mechanical tools you three have for a strategy of speed. No. In your world, there are deaths. But I very much care about others. The way you act toward me seems very much like the thing you find fault for in others. If that's all understood, let's get started: Hello, everyone. Every decision with you and Black is all about you. I enable strength. You preach forgiveness, compassion, taking the high road. An army is a finely crafted tool. Archive 2.3. I'm about achieving power through opportunity. We don't need so many rules. Why am I supposed to suffer for people I don't even know? Instead of throwing punches, have you ever tried just sitting down and talking. Is that what you tell yourself? Human Warrior, Human Warrior, Human Berserker, Human Warrior. Working in R&D since '95, Mark became Magic head designer in '03.