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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

21 Jan 2022
#900: R&D Vocabulary, Part 4
#900: R&D Vocabulary, Part 4

31:26

This podcast is another in my series on R&D lingo.

21 Jan 2022
#899: Templating with Matt Tabak
#899: Templating with Matt Tabak

37:15

I sit down with Editor Matt Tabak to talk about the importance of templating.

21 Jan 2022
January 20, 2022: Pauper Bans & Aquarius Astrology Lands
January 20, 2022: Pauper Bans & Aquarius Astrology Lands

Blake talks with Gavin Verhey to announce some new bans for the Pauper format and answer questions from the community about the newly announced Pauper Advisory Panel. In addition, he reveals the upcoming Secret Lair: The Astrology Lands for Aquarius and shows off exactly what's in a...

14 Jan 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.

14 Jan 2022
#898: 2017
#898: 2017

30:11

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

7 Jan 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.

7 Jan 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

24 Nov 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.

24 Nov 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.

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

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

19 Nov 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.

12 Nov 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.

12 Nov 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.

5 Nov 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.