Richard Garfield, Inventor of Magic: The Gathering
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I likely have a different perspective on what the Hall of Fame means than the typical voter or follower of this vote. I have been told that as a voter, I should determine what I want a Hall of Fame vote to mean to me and vote that way. This would contribute to how we the voters look at every future ballot.
I weighed the following three categories and came up with my favorites based upon these categories:
Play, Deckbuilding, Community.
My list is:
1. Jon Finkel: Of course.
2. Darwin Kastle: Play & Deckbuilding
3. Alan Comer: Deckbuilding
4. Chris Pikula: Community
5. David Price: Community
All these players have shown excellence in play and spirit, and for me personally they are the top of this list, though it was a very difficult decision to make. There are people that I have left off that I hope to vote for in the future, because I really wanted more than five slots.