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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

Jun 14 2019
#646: Seeing the World
#646: Seeing the World

52:18

Working on Magic has taken me to many countries around the world. In this podcast, I reminisce about all the places I've visited on Magic's dime.

Jun 14 2019
#645: Languages
#645: Languages

31:17

Magic is printed in eleven languages. In this podcast, I talk about how that came to be and how making a game printed in so many languages impacts game design.

Jun 13 2019
June 13, 2019: MTG Arena with Jay
June 13, 2019: MTG Arena with Jay

39:47

In today's show, Blake has on the newly appointed game director of MTG Arena to update players on the game and answer questions from Twitch chat.

Jun 6 2019
June 6, 2019: MH1 Prerelease Primer
June 6, 2019: MH1 Prerelease Primer

59:14

Cassius Marsh, Ethan Fleischer, and Mark Heggen join the show to prep fans for the Modern Horizons prerelease.

Jun 7 2019
#644: Ajani's Pridemate
#644: Ajani's Pridemate

29:38

This podcast is all about us adding two words to the rules text of one card and all the hullabaloo that followed. I explain why we did it and walk through the timeline of what happened (it's a little convoluted).

Jun 7 2019
#643: Breaking Rules
#643: Breaking Rules

29:34

In this podcast, I discuss when rules should and shouldn't be broken in Magic design. It involves a bunch of talking about planeswalking and puppies.

May 30 2019
May 30, 2019: MH1, Mark Rosewater, & More
May 30, 2019: MH1, Mark Rosewater, & More

Blake and Steve have guests Mark Rosewater and Trick Jarrett on the show to share more Modern Horizons previews and card stories.

May 31 2019
#642: Retired Mechanics
#642: Retired Mechanics

48:16

In this podcast, I talk about Magic mechanics that just didn't make the cut and had to be retired.

May 31 2019
#641: Booster Packs
#641: Booster Packs

32:42

In this podcast, I talk all about the history of the booster pack, how it's evolved, and what impact it has on the design of Magic.

May 23 2019
May 23, 2019: MH1 Preview & Special Guests
May 23, 2019: MH1 Preview & Special Guests

59:26

Blake and Steve have guests Adam Prosak and Ryan Pancoast on this week's stream, along with a special Modern Horizons preview.

May 24 2019
#640: Planeswalker Who's Who
#640: Planeswalker Who's Who

38:50

In this podcast, I walk through all the Planeswalkers to explain who they are and how they're mechanically represented on cards.

May 24 2019
#639: Top 10 Worst Mechanics
#639: Top 10 Worst Mechanics

38:11

I realized I hadn't done a Top 10 list in a while, so I decided to talk about bad mechanics.

May 17 2019
#638: War of the Spark
#638: War of the Spark

44:00

This podcast talks about the vision design of War of the Spark.

May 17 2019
#637: Social Media in Game Design
#637: Social Media in Game Design

In this podcast, I examine the role social media plays in modern game design.

May 16 2019
May 16, 2019: Commander Advisory Group
May 16, 2019: Commander Advisory Group

58:45

Members from the Commander Advisory Group, a team dedicated to representing and shaping the popular format, join this week's podcast.

May 10 2019
#636: Rise & Fall of the Blocks
#636: Rise & Fall of the Blocks

41:21

This podcast is about the history of the block, how they came about and why they went away.

May 10 2019
#635: Rabiah Scale, Part 2
#635: Rabiah Scale, Part 2

38:56

This is part two of a two-part series exploring the Rabiah Scale, a scale talking about how likely we are to visit or revisit certain planes in a Standard-legal set.

May 3 2019
#634: Rabiah Scale, Part 1
#634: Rabiah Scale, Part 1

39:34

This is part one of a two-part series exploring the Rabiah Scale, a scale talking about how likely we are to visit or revisit certain planes in a Standard-legal set.

May 3 2019
#633: Morningtide, Part 3
#633: Morningtide, Part 3

41:54

This is part three of my three-part series on card-by-card design stories from Morningtide.

Apr 26 2019
#631: Morningtide, Part 1
#631: Morningtide, Part 1

34:00

This is part one of my three-part series on card-by-card design stories from Morningtide.

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