This post is a comprehensive list of all restrictions and guidelines on card design and submission. As it is updated more often than the wiki, and only by the developers, it should be considered the final say in game and submission rules.
Winners[edit | edit source]
The top 10 voted cards of each week are accepted into the game. Updates and Design Competition winners will reduce the available normal submission slots accordingly, so that the total number of accepted cards in a week remains 10. A query utilizing Reddit's API ensures that the ordering reflects actual upvote amounts and takes vote fluctuation into account as well as possible.
Deadlines[edit | edit source]
Wednesday Midnight PST is the Submission deadline for both normal submissions and design competitions. Cards submitted afterwards will be counted as for the subsequent week.
Thursday Midnight PST is the Voting deadline for both normal submissions and design competitions. Votes will be counted some time around early Friday, and the top voted cards for that week will be implemented on the same day around noon. Players still have the ability to vote on that week's cards after this deadline until the cards are implemented, but there is no guarantee that those votes will be taken into account.
Categories[edit | edit source]
[Card][edit | edit source]
New cards should be submitted with the [Card] tag and follow all the rules of any post in the subreddit.
Design Competitions[edit | edit source]
Cards submitted for a Design Competition should be submitted with the [DCXX] tag, where XX is the number of the week, and follow all the rules in the Design Competition announcement reddit post.
[Update][edit | edit source]
Updates must be submitted with the [Update] tag, and should have a change in the card's effect visible in the card's stats, numbers and/or effect. A change to how a card works without changing the card's text itself is considered a Dev Change.
[Cosmetic Update][edit | edit source]
Cosmetic updates must be submitted with the [Cosmetic Update] tag, and should only change something that doesn't affect gameplay yet. For example, the art, the name of the card, its rarity, or its tribal type if there isn't relevant support for that specific tribal type yet. Cosmetic updates, unlike Updates, don't count against the 10 cards added a week.
Dev Changes[edit | edit source]
The developers reserve the right to change card text or effects should they break rules or otherwise surface problematic bugs, depend on new features, etc.
Cards that misrepresent their effects, rely on impossible effects, and/or have significantly faulty code will be disqualified.
Cards are voted on and accepted based on their visible text. In the case of understanding conflicts or rule consistencies, the code is changed to match the implications of the text. Updates that don't change the text of a card can't be voted on.
If a player has a strong opinion about a dev change and has some support on the reddit or discord, they can contact the developers and will be heard out.
Submission Rewards[edit | edit source]
Accepted normal and dc submissions, as well as accepted cosmetic updates that changes the art significantly, award an amount of gold each. The player that last saved the link of a submitted card (NOT the listed designer or the submitter) that is accepted into the game receives the reward. They also automatically receive the Blueprint of the card if it is a new card, with a special golden border and a unique play animation.
Accepted mechanical updates, or cosmetic updates that don't change the art significantly, do not provide rewards.