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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

Jan 14 2022
#897: ROE with Brian Tinsman
#897: ROE with Brian Tinsman

33:39

In this podcast, I sit down with Designer Brian Tinsman to talk about the design of Rise of the Eldrazi.

Jan 14 2022
#898: 2017
#898: 2017

30:11

In this podcast, I talk about the year of Magic in 2017.

Jan 7 2022
#896: Urza's Cards
#896: Urza's Cards

In this podcast, I talk about the design of every card with "Urza" in its name.

Jan 7 2022
#895: Mirage with Bill Rose
#895: Mirage with Bill Rose

I sit down with Vice President Bill Rose to talk about the design of Mirage.

Dec 17 2021
December 16, 2021: NEO First Look
December 16, 2021: NEO First Look

Blake Rasmussen, joined by Grace Fong and Mark Rosewater, take a first look at Kamigawa: Neon Dynasty details on today's Weekly MTG.

Dec 10 2021
#894: Maro Teasers
#894: Maro Teasers

30:10

I talk about the history of my set teasers and talk about how I make them.

Dec 10 2021
#893: Shadowmoor with Devin Low
#893: Shadowmoor with Devin Low

36:16

I sit down with Designer Devin Low to talk about the design of Shadowmoor.

Dec 3 2021
#892: Lessons Learned – Throne of Eldraine
#892: Lessons Learned – Throne of Eldraine

36:17

I had an in-person playtest at Wizards to attend, so I'm actually driving to work after twenty-plus months (I'm not in the office full time yet, so there'll be a bunch more at-home podcasts). During my drive, I share the lessons I learned from designing Throne of Eldraine.

Dec 3 2021
#891: Tempest with Richard Garfield
#891: Tempest with Richard Garfield

32:37

I sit down with Richard Garfield to talk about the design of Tempest.

Dec 3 2021
December 2, 2021: Alchemy on MTG Arena
December 2, 2021: Alchemy on MTG Arena

1:32:14

Blake has Designer Dave Humpherys and MTG Arena's Ian Adams on the show to talk about the upcoming digital format Alchemy.

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.