Ask Wizards

Posted in Feature on March 11, 2014

By Wizards of the Coast

Ask Wizards is a weekly feature that allows you to ask us questions! If you'd like to submit your question please email it to We aren't able to answer every question we receive but if your question is good then it might show up in the coming weeks!

Last week, on his Tumblr, Mark Rosewater was asked a simple question that then ballooned into hijinks in R&D. Here's what happened.

—Mike McArtor, copy editor of

Q: Hey, can you give a high-five to Matt Tabak for us? —godavarism

A: Mark Rosewater:

I'm not sure I can. He's very tall.


Well, the next day, he posted a follow-up:

Attempting to High-Five Matt Tabak

I tried. I really tried.


Which, of course, spurred an additional question:

Q: That Vine five was hilarious. May I ask how tall you two actually are? —combatcotton

A: Mark Rosewater:

I'm 5'5" and Matt is 6'8".

Mark is not the only R&D member with a Tumblr. Rules Manager Matt Tabak and Senior Creative Designer Doug Beyer also maintain active Tumblr accounts.

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