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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 24 2021
#890: Ravnica & RTR Storm Scale
#890: Ravnica & RTR Storm Scale

33:17

I go through all the guild mechanics from original Ravnica block and Return to Ravnica block to discuss what chance each has in returning to a premier set.

Nov 24 2021
#889: Secret Lair with Mark Heggen
#889: Secret Lair with Mark Heggen

33:41

I sit down with Producer Mark Heggen to talk about the creation of the Secret Lair product line.

Nov 19 2021
#888: Crimson Vow Design
#888: Crimson Vow Design

I walk through the larger design story of Innistrad: Crimson Vow.

Nov 19 2021
#887: Crimson Vow with Chris Mooney
#887: Crimson Vow with Chris Mooney

I sit down with Designer Chris Mooney, and we talk about the design of Innistrad: Crimson Vow, especially some of the top-down card designs for Vampires and weddings.

Nov 12 2021
#886: Set Sizes
#886: Set Sizes

31:26

In this podcast, I go over all the set sizes of the main sets over the years, explaining why they were the size they were.

Nov 12 2021
#885: Amonkhet with Ethan Fleischer
#885: Amonkhet with Ethan Fleischer

In this podcast, I sit down with R&D member Ethan Fleischer to talk about the design of Amonkhet.

Nov 5 2021
#884: Color Pie Changes 2021, Part 2
#884: Color Pie Changes 2021, Part 2

This is part two of a two-part series where I go over the various changes to the color pie as outlined in the 2021 Mechanical Color Pie article.

Nov 5 2021
#883: Khans of Tarkir with Erik Lauer
#883: Khans of Tarkir with Erik Lauer

I sit down with Designer Erik Lauer, and we talk about the design of Khans of Tarkir.

Oct 29 2021
#882: Color Pie Changes 2021, Part 1
#882: Color Pie Changes 2021, Part 1

30:10

I recently posted an update to my Mechanical Color Pie article. This is part one of a two-part series where I talk about the changes.

Oct 29 2021
#881: Strixhaven with Yoni Skolnik
#881: Strixhaven with Yoni Skolnik

34:33

I sit down with Designer Yoni Skolnik, and we talk about the design of Strixhaven: School of Mages.

Oct 22 2021
#879: Magic 2010 with Aaron Forsythe
#879: Magic 2010 with Aaron Forsythe

33:29

I sit down with Designer Aaron Forsythe, and we talk about the design of Magic 2010.

Oct 22 2021
#880: Card Starting with X
#880: Card Starting with X

31:04

There are eighteen cards in Magic that start (in English) with the letter X. I talk about them all in this podcast.

Oct 15 2021
#878: Planar Chaos Color Pie
#878: Planar Chaos Color Pie

32:17

In this podcast, I explore the alternate-reality color pie of Planar Chaos.

Oct 15 2021
#877: Most Influential Magic Sets with Matt Place
#877: Most Influential Magic Sets with Matt Place

35:22

I sit down with Designer Matt Place, and we compare our Top 10 lists of the most influential Magic sets.

Oct 8 2021
#875: Modern Horizons with Adam Prosak
#875: Modern Horizons with Adam Prosak

33:16

I sit down with Designer Adam Prosak to talk about the design of Modern Horizons.

Oct 8 2021
#876: World Enchantments
#876: World Enchantments

31:07

In this podcast, I talk all about World Enchantments (originally called "Enchant Worlds").

Oct 7 2021
October 7, 2021: World Championship Preview Show
October 7, 2021: World Championship Preview Show

Paul Cheon and Cedric Phillips take a break from World Championship commentating preparations to . . . talk about the World Championship! Paul, Cedric, and Blake discuss the players, decks, formats, and more as we get ready to crown Magic's 27th World Champion.

Oct 1 2021
#874: Zombies, Part 2
#874: Zombies, Part 2

This is another podcast in my Zombie series where I talk about the history of Zombie card design. It includes many card-by-card design stories of individual Zombie cards.

Oct 1 2021
#873: Portal Three Kingdoms with Henry Stern
#873: Portal Three Kingdoms with Henry Stern

I sit down with Designer Henry Stern to talk about the design of Portal Three Kingdoms.

Sep 24 2021
#872: Zombies, Part 1
#872: Zombies, Part 1

31:49

In this podcast, I look back at the history of Zombies and share some card-by-card design stories of some of the earliest Zombies.