The CK-Files: Lumeria

Justin Treadway Design, Products

Welcome to another edition of the CK-Files! Today we’re going to go behind the scenes of Lumeria: The Great Divide! As part of our daily duties as designers, we keep a detailed log of our design work. At the end of each day, before we hang up our hard hats and punch out, we all take some time to write …

Lumeria Story: The Disappearance of Cricket Street

The Loregoyfs Products

Day 1 On Tuesday morning, just before dawn, Cricket Street vanished. Telna stared at the grey, pearlescent wall in front of her and put down her basket of breakfast rolls. She stretched out a hand and touched the barrier. It was real, smooth, and cold. And it shouldn’t be here. She glanced around and, yes, this was the arched entrance …

Making Lumeria: The Great Divide

Adam Klesh Design, Products

The story of Lumeria begins in 2017. In a brainstorming session, I suggested we make our own masters set, but with inexpensive cards that we could sell at a reasonable price. A few months later, Chris VanMeter approached me about getting a list together. The first Lumeria set was focused on two-color pairs and finding archetypes within those pairs. With …

Lumeria: The Great Divide

Card Kingdom Products

Last year, our Product Design team embarked on an ambitious new project: to curate a draftable “set” from existing Magic cards. We called it a Designer Draft, and it was incredibly successful — boxes of Lumeria: The Infinite City sold out the weekend of release, and we’ve received positive feedback about the product from the Magic community at large. This …