About this podcast
Magic: The Gathering Head Designer Mark Rosewater shares stories, insights, and more while driving to work. Listen in and learn more about Magic!
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Sept. 22, 2017 · 00:22:53
For the first time ever, I have a guest who isn't in the car with me. Thanks to new technology, I now have the ability to have a guest phone in. Gavin Verhey of Magic R&D tests out this new technology with me.
Sept. 22, 2017 · 00:36:40
This is the fifteenth podcast in my 20-podcast series "20 Years, 20 Lessons." In this podcast, I talk about the importance of designing a component for the audience it's intended for.
Sept. 15, 2017 · 00:33:33
I attended another SDCC and had another Blogatog Live Magic panel where I talked for the first time about Unstable. In this podcast, I talk all about what happened, including a few tidbits about Unstable from the panel that didn't make it out to social media.
Sept. 15, 2017 · 00:30:41
In this podcast, I talk about the history of the Pit—the area where R&D works.
Sept. 8, 2017 · 00:36:41
I'm often asked questions about how best to start a design. In this podcast, I go into detail about how to do just that.
Sept. 8, 2017 · 00:30:22
In this podcast, I talk about the history of poison counters in the game.
Sept. 1, 2017 · 00:32:43
In this podcast, I talk about the many different multicolor blocks we've made and how we went about making them.
Sept. 1, 2017 · 00:28:40
For the first time, I review a book. Okay, it's a book about the history of Magic.
Aug. 25, 2017 · 00:32:19
We have to make a lot of Magic sets, and while we always make new things, a lot of our job is taking the staple things we do all the time and finding small ways to make them feel different. In today's podcast, I talk about how we do that.
Aug. 25, 2017 · 00:27:42
In this podcast, I look back at some of the different formats from the early days of Magic including things likes Grand Melee and Emperor.
Aug. 18, 2017 · 00:40:02
In this podcast, I talk about one of the most important tools for a Magic designer.
Aug. 18, 2017 · 00:28:08
For the second year, I took my daughter to VidCon, the convention for YouTube stars. As an outsider looking in, I always get a lot of insights that I can apply to Magic.
Aug. 11, 2017 · 00:32:07
My daughter and I visited eight colleges in five days, which spawned this podcast.
Aug. 11, 2017 · 00:42:18
Back in June, we had a week with more announcements packed into it than we had ever done before in that condensed amount of time. This podcast walks through all the reveals of that week with some behind-the-scenes info about making it happen.
Aug. 4, 2017 · 00:30:40
This podcast is dedicated to Magic trivia, focusing mostly on trivia from the early days of the game.
Aug. 4, 2017 · 00:37:12
In this podcast, I talk about the biggest constant of Magic—change.
July 28, 2017 · 00:46:56
This is my first mechanical color pie podcast where I go in depth on one mechanical aspect. For my maiden voyage, I chose to talk about how the five colors handle creatures.
July 28, 2017 · 00:35:34
A few months ago, I wrote an article where I spelled out what colors did what in the color pie. In this podcast, I talk all about the making of this article and why the mechanical color pie is so important.
July 21, 2017 · 00:44:08
In this podcast, I talk about the role complexity plays in game design.
July 21, 2017 · 00:40:45
In this podcast, I talk about the mechanic flashback. I discuss how it got originally designed and the many different blocks that have used it.