Hearthstone: Team 5 on Designing The Boomsday Project’s Legendaries

Hearthstone’s newest expansion – The Boomsday Project – is absolutely brimming with memorable legendary cards. From the introduction of legendary spells like Luna’s Pocket Galaxy, Floop’s Glorious Gloop and Myra’s Unstable Element, through to wild designs like Mecha’thun, Dr. Boom, Mad Genius and Whizbang the Wonderful, this set has been a lot of fun to experiment with.

To find out about the design process behind the cards, I caught up with Team 5’s Lead Initial Designer Peter Whalen and Lead Final Designer Dean Ayala for a chat. (The first part was published a couple of weeks ago.) They even gave IGN some exclusive work-in-progress (WIP) card art to illustrate earlier designs that didn’t make the cut. Enjoy!

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