Podcasts Archive

MEDIA

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!

SUBSCRIBE ON ITUNES

MEDIA

TRICK JARRETT & GAVIN VERHEY DAILYMTG PODCAST

Hear stories from the people behind Magic’s design & development, learn about different ways to play the game, and discover new ways for you to explore the Magic Multiverse!

SUBSCRIBE ON ITUNES

COMPLETE LIST OF PODCASTS

May 24 2017
The Magic Story Podcast: Alison Luhrs and Kelly Digges
The Magic Story Podcast: Alison Luhrs and Kelly Digges

34:24

Blake sits down with Alison Luhrs and Kelly Digges to answer a slew of fan questions.

May 19 2017
#436: Great Designer Search 1, Part 1
#436: Great Designer Search 1, Part 1

41:15

This is part one of a two-part series where I examine the first Great Designer Search in detail. I walk through all the tests to get in and then all the challenges given to the contestants.

May 19 2017
#437: Great Designer Search 1, Part 2
#437: Great Designer Search 1, Part 2

30:08

This is part two of a two-part series where I examine the first Great Designer Search in detail. I walk through all the tests to get in and then all the challenges given to the contestants.

May 12 2017
#434: 20 Lessons: Fun
#434: 20 Lessons: Fun

37:53

This is another in my "20 Lessons, 20 Podcasts" series where I go over the 20 lessons from my 2016 GDC Speech (I did a three-part article version here, here, and here). Today's lesson is number thirteen: Make the fun part also the correct strategy to win.

May 12 2017
#435: Principles of Magic R&D
#435: Principles of Magic R&D

41:10

R&D has a sign hanging on our walls explaining the principles of Magic R&D. In this podcast, I walk through all the items on the list and explain why they're important and how they impact the way R&D makes Magic.

May 5 2017
#432: Guildpact, Part 3
#432: Guildpact, Part 3

37:49

This is the third and final podcast in my three-part series on the design of Guildpact.

May 5 2017
#433: Telling a Story Through a Trading Card Game
#433: Telling a Story Through a Trading Card Game

32:42

Telling a story can be difficult in any medium, but it's especially hard through the medium of a trading card game. In this podcast, I walk through the difficulties and how we overcome them.

Apr 28 2017
#430: Guildpact, Part 1
#430: Guildpact, Part 1

37:31

This is first part of a three-part series on the design of Guildpact.

Apr 28 2017
#431: Guildpact, Part 2
#431: Guildpact, Part 2

38:13

This is second part of a three-part series on the design of Guildpact.

Apr 21 2017
#428: 2015
#428: 2015

53:07

This is another in my series "20 Years, 20 Podcasts" where I talk in detail about all the Magic stuff that happened in a particular year.

Apr 21 2017
#429: Planes
#429: Planes

46:13

This podcasts talks about all the different worlds we've visited over the years in various Magic expansions.

Apr 14 2017
#427: Top-Down vs. Bottom-Up
#427: Top-Down vs. Bottom-Up

41:48

There was a lot of discussion online about what exactly "top-down" and "bottom-up" designs were, so I dedicate a podcast to talk all about what the terms mean.

Apr 14 2017
#426: Fights I Lost
#426: Fights I Lost

37:57

I often talk about the many fights in R&D that I managed to win. Well, I didn't win them all, and this podcast talks about a bunch of the fights I lost.

Apr 7 2017
#424: 20 Lessons: Don't Prove
#424: 20 Lessons: Don't Prove

48:29

This is another podcast in my "20 Lessons, 20 Podcasts" series with design lessons from my GDC talk. Today's podcast talks about Lesson #12: Don't Design Something to Prove You Can.

Apr 7 2017
#425: Lessons Learned: Battle for Zendikar
#425: Lessons Learned: Battle for Zendikar

39:29

This podcast is another in my "Lessons Learned" series where I talk about sets I led the design for and the lessons I learned from leading it. In this podcast, I discuss what I learned from leading the design for Battle for Zendikar.

Mar 31 2017
#423: Virtual Tour
#423: Virtual Tour

36:09

Wizards of the Coast doesn't give public tours, but occasionally we give them for special guests. As someone who has done a lot of these tours, I thought it would be fun to do one for all of you, virtually.

Mar 31 2017
#422: Behind the Scenes
#422: Behind the Scenes

This podcast is a look at the behind-the-scenes of the "Drive to Work" podcast. Very meta.

Mar 24 2017
#420: Top 10 Cool Things About R&D
#420: Top 10 Cool Things About R&D

46:41

This is another Top 10 podcast. In this episode, I talk about the Top 10 coolest things about working in R&D.

Mar 24 2017
#421: Strengths and Weaknesses
#421: Strengths and Weaknesses

36:06

In this podcast, I talk all about the importance of elements in your game having strengths and weaknesses.

Mar 22 2017
The Magic Story Podcast: Mark Winters
The Magic Story Podcast: Mark Winters

20:10

Mark Winters stops by to talk about illustrating a world in revolt and details you might have missed in the art of Aether Revolt.

We use cookies on this site to enhance your user experience. By clicking any link on this page or by clicking Yes, you are giving your consent for us to set cookies. (Learn more about cookies)

No, I want to find out more