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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

Nov 8 2019
#687: Throne of Eldraine Cards, Part 2
#687: Throne of Eldraine Cards, Part 2

40:53

This is part two of a four-part series on card-by-card design stories from Throne of Eldraine.

Nov 8 2019
#688: Subtypes
#688: Subtypes

43:18

In this podcast, I talk about all the noncreature subtypes in Magic.

Nov 1 2019
#686: Throne of Eldraine Cards, Part 1
#686: Throne of Eldraine Cards, Part 1

44:22

This is part one of a four-part series on card-by-card design stories from Throne of Eldraine.

Nov 1 2019
#685: Things Not Going According to Plan
#685: Things Not Going According to Plan

48:49

In game design, as in any creation—and life really—things don't always go according to plan. In this podcast, I talk about numerous times Magic design ended up having to go in a different direction.

Oct 31 2019
October 31, 2019: Commander in 2020
October 31, 2019: Commander in 2020

This week's episode focuses on the exciting things in store for Commander players coming in 2020.

Oct 25 2019
#684: Throne of Eldraine
#684: Throne of Eldraine

40:32

In this podcast, I talk about the design of Throne of Eldraine.

Oct 25 2019
#683: Throne of Eldraine Stream
#683: Throne of Eldraine Stream

38:27

In this podcast, I take listeners behind the scenes into the making of the Throne of Eldraine announcement stream.

Oct 18 2019
#682: Connecting Set & Story
#682: Connecting Set & Story

In this podcast, I talk about what we have to do in design to make sure that the set and story align.

Oct 18 2019
#681: Math in Magic
#681: Math in Magic

36:14

In this podcast, I talk about how Magic design involves a lot of math.

Oct 11 2019
#680: Diversity in Game Design
#680: Diversity in Game Design

32:58

In August, I wrote an article about why diversity matters in game design. This is my podcast version of that topic.

Oct 11 2019
#679: Changing the Color Pie
#679: Changing the Color Pie

In this podcast, I discuss when, how, and why we make changes to the color pie.

Oct 10 2019
October 10, 2019: Unsanctioned & Mystery Booster
October 10, 2019: Unsanctioned & Mystery Booster

Mark Heggen and Gavin Verhey announce an exciting addition to the Un- series as well as a Mystery Booster for the upcoming MagicFest Richmond, November 8–10.

Oct 4 2019
#678: Small Talk with Sarah
#678: Small Talk with Sarah

This is another of my mailbag podcasts where I answer all your questions. I do these with a carpool guest. Instead of "Mailbag with Matt" or "Replies with Rachel," we get the first-ever "Small Talk with Sarah" where my guest is my youngest daughter, Sarah.

Oct 4 2019
#677: Other People's Lessons – Lessons Learned
#677: Other People's Lessons – Lessons Learned

This podcast is another in my "Other People's Lessons" series where I talk top ten lists of lessons for something else and apply them to Magic design. Today is life lessons.

Sep 27 2019
#676: Lessons Learned – WAR
#676: Lessons Learned – WAR

45:56

This is another podcast in my "Lessons Learned" series where I talk about lessons from sets that I led or co-led the design for. This time, I talk about what I learned leading the design for War of the Spark.

Sep 27 2019
#675: Bolas Arc
#675: Bolas Arc

In this podcast, I talk about us putting together the themes of three years' worth of sets that cover what we call the "Bolas Arc" (Kaladesh through War of the Spark).

Sep 26 2019
September 26, 2019: ELD Stories with Mark
September 26, 2019: ELD Stories with Mark

58:11

Mark Rosewater shares card design stories from Throne of Eldraine on this week's show.

Sep 20 2019
#674: SDCC 2019
#674: SDCC 2019

33:39

As is normal, I went to San Diego Comic-Con, but this year, I got to reveal Throne of Eldraine to the world. It was quite fun. In this podcast, I fill you in on my entire trip.

Sep 20 2019
#673: Banned & Restricted, Part 4
#673: Banned & Restricted, Part 4

This is part four of a four-part series on all the banned or restricted cards I had a hand in designing.

Sep 19 2019
September 19, 2019: ELD Special Unboxing
September 19, 2019: ELD Special Unboxing

57:37

Steve and Blake do a special unboxing of the Throne of Eldraine Deluxe Collection and more.

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