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MARK ROSEWATER’S DRIVE TO WORK

Mark Rosewater can’t help himself: he just has to talk about Magic. So much so that he records a podcast during his commute into the office. Enjoy two new episodes every Friday!

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COMPLETE LIST OF PODCASTS

Jan 18 2019
#604: Designing Counterspells
#604: Designing Counterspells

47:53

This is the first in my "Designing [Blank]" series where I talk about how to design basic Magic effects.

Jan 18 2019
#603: Lorwyn
#603: Lorwyn

46:34

In this podcast, I talk about the design of the Lorwyn set.

Jan 18 2019
January 17, 2019: Live Prerelease Primer with Gavin
January 17, 2019: Live Prerelease Primer with Gavin

Blake and Steve have Gavin Verhey of Magic R&D on the show for a live Ravnica Allegiance Prerelease primer.

Jan 11 2019
January 10, 2019: RNA with Sam Stoddard & Andrew Brown
January 10, 2019: RNA with Sam Stoddard & Andrew Brown

Blake and Steve highlight notable Ravnica Allegiance preview cards with members of R&D, Sam Stoddard and Andrew Brown.

Jan 11 2019
#602: Magic Evolution, Part 7
#602: Magic Evolution, Part 7

45:15

This is another in my "Magic Evolution" series that goes through sets and explains the innovations of each expansion. This podcast is about the original Ravnica block.

Jan 11 2019
#601: Factions
#601: Factions

42:33

This podcast is about how we design factions and build sets around them.

Jan 4 2019
#599: Boros
#599: Boros

45:16

This podcast is part of my guild series where I walk through the history of each guild through all three visits to Ravnica. In this podcast, I talk all about the red-white guild, the Boros Legion.

Jan 4 2019
#600: Conventions
#600: Conventions

38:51

Gaming conventions have played a big role in Magic's history. In this podcast, I talk about many of the key ones that have intersected with Magic.

Dec 21 2018
#598: Golgari
#598: Golgari

35:16

This podcast is part of my guild series where I walk through the history of each guild through all three visits to Ravnica. In this podcast, I talk all about the black-green guild, the Golgari Swarm.

Dec 21 2018
#597: Collecting
#597: Collecting

38:00

In this podcast, I talk about an aspect of the game I don't discuss often—collecting. I discuss the many ways we make the game collectible and what impact that has on how we design.

Dec 13 2018
December 13, 2018: Brandon Sanderson
December 13, 2018: Brandon Sanderson

50:40

Blake and Steve have Brandon Sanderson on the show, author of the brand-new Magic novella Children of the Nameless.

Dec 6 2018
December 6, 2018: Flavor-Text Expert
December 6, 2018: Flavor-Text Expert

59:18

Steve has Nate Price on the show to test his Magic knowledge and flavor-text expertise.

Dec 7 2018
#596: Izzet
#596: Izzet

34:46

This podcast is part of my guild series where I walk through the history of the guild through all three visits to Ravnica. In this podcast, I talk all about the blue-red guild.

Dec 7 2018
#595: Selesnya
#595: Selesnya

53:18

This podcast is part of my guild series where I walk through the history of the guild through all three visits to Ravnica. In this podcast, I talk all about the green-white guild.

Nov 30 2018
#594: Dimir
#594: Dimir

34:49

This is the first of ten guild podcasts. I'll be doing five now and five when Ravnica Allegiance comes out. In this one, I talk about how we first created Dimir and the three guild mechanics.

Nov 30 2018
#593: Mechanic Inspirations
#593: Mechanic Inspirations

41:20

In this podcast, I talk about the various ways we create Magic mechanics to answer the question "Where do mechanics come from?"

Nov 20 2018
#592: CAPS
#592: CAPS

39:11

In this podcast, I talk about a group of people who do a lot of work on Magic, but not the part I normally talk about. This is the people to whom R&D hand off their work.

Nov 20 2018
#591: Guilds of Ravnica
#591: Guilds of Ravnica

In this podcast, I talk about the vision design of Guilds of Ravnica.

Nov 16 2018
#590: Letting Go
#590: Letting Go

43:15

As I had just dropped my daughter Rachel off at college, I talk about how a designer has to learn to let go of their work and pass it along to other people.

Nov 16 2018
#589: Chicago
#589: Chicago

34:32

My family went to Chicago to drop off my oldest daughter Rachel at college, so I talk all about how the city of Chicago has intersected with Magic.

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