Remember when you had to set trap cards, and when you flipped them they worked once and then hit the graveyard?

There's actually a good chance you might not, because the role of traps has changed so much over the past decade. Todays most popular trap cards are played a lot like the hand traps that largely replaced them, but new mechanics and new design philosophies are starting to shine through. Check out Doug'sf featured video this week for a lot at the past, the present, and the possible future of trap cards as we know them.


What do you think? Where are trap cards headed, and what would YOU do as a designer to get trap cards back into a more prominent role? Let us know down in the comments.