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Other People's Shoes

by Mark Rosewater February 18 2019

Mark talks about the importance of empathy in game design and how to be more empathetic toward your audience.

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Nuts & Bolts: Art

by Mark Rosewater February 11 2019

Mark continues his series on designing your own sets, this time explaining how art can imbue cards with emotion and create more cohesive worlds.

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More Odds & Ends: Ravnica Allegiance

by Mark Rosewater February 4 2019

Mark returns to his mailbag to answer reader questions about the design of Ravnica Allegiance.

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Odds & Ends: Ravnica Allegiance

by Mark Rosewater January 28 2019

Mark opens his mailbag to answer reader questions about the design of Ravnica Allegiance.

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More City Talk

by Mark Rosewater January 21 2019

Mark shares more card-by-card design stories from the creation of Ravnica Allegiance.

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City Talk

by Mark Rosewater January 14 2019

Mark talks Ravnica Allegiance design, this time with a closer look at the individual cards themselves.

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Building Allegiances, Part 2

by Mark Rosewater January 7 2019

Mark's back with another Ravnica Allegiance preview and a unique look at how the remaining guilds got their mechanics.

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Building Allegiances, Part 1

by Mark Rosewater January 2 2019

Mark kicks off his Ravnica Allegiance previews with a unique look at mechanics that didn't quite make the cut.

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Ready, Set, Go

by Mark Rosewater December 10 2018

Mark gives an overview of the 25 sets he led (or co-led) in design to explain how he uses different vantage points to come up with new ideas.

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Face Cards, Part 2

by Mark Rosewater December 3 2018

Mark returns with more of the backstory of how characters from the Weatherlight crew became Magic cards.

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