Theory and Design of MTG – Week 9: Presentations


Syllabus Description: For the final session, students will each do approximately 5 minute presentations on topics related to the course.

Most of the presentations talk about the evolution of the deck they played, but some other interesting topics included:

– a love/hate relationshp with lifegain

– evolving a deck one card at a time over thousands of simulations

– importance of information in various mechanics

– statistical justification for building a 5-color deck

Decklists are at:

Slides are at:

and far more information at

Tom can be reached at tmedina1 at

Kevin can be reached at kkleung at