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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

29 Mag 2020
#744: Erik Lauer
#744: Erik Lauer

30:32

Erik is my equivalent in set design. He and I talk about our many years of making Magic together.

29 Mag 2020
#743: Mark Heggen
#743: Mark Heggen

32:39

I talk to product architect Mark Heggen to explain how he got into the game and just what exactly he does for Magic.

22 Mag 2020
May 21, 2020: Double Masters
May 21, 2020: Double Masters

43:20

The Weekly MTG team invites Mike Turian on the show to talk about the upcoming reprint set Double Masters, releasing August 7, 2020.

21 Mag 2020
#742: Brian Weissman
#742: Brian Weissman

38:37

In this podcast, I talk to Brian Weissman, an old-school pro player. He and I talk about the early days of the game as well as how he created the first Magic deck to ever get a name.

21 Mag 2020
#741: Bill Rose
#741: Bill Rose

In this podcast, I talk to Bill Rose, the vice president of Tabletop Magic. Bill and I have worked together for 25 years.

15 Mag 2020
#739: The Professor
#739: The Professor

31:35

In this podcast, I talk to Brian Lewis (aka The Professor) of Tolarian Community College.

15 Mag 2020
#740: Meghan and Maria
#740: Meghan and Maria

31:44

In this podcast, I talk to Meghan Wolf and Maria Bartholdi of Good Luck, High Five.

8 Mag 2020
#738: Donald Smith Jr.
#738: Donald Smith Jr.

30:07

Donald Smith Jr. is a member of the Play Design team, and I talk with him about what Play Design does.

8 Mag 2020
#737: Richard Garfield
#737: Richard Garfield

33:18

For years, this has been the number-one request for a carpool guest for the podcast, but as Richard doesn't live near me, nor work at Wizards anymore, it's been an unobtainable goal. Thus, he seemed like a great guest for my at-home edition where I could call him on the phone. Richard...

30 Apr 2020
April 30, 2020: MTG Arena & Historic
April 30, 2020: MTG Arena & Historic

42:52

This week's show concerns MTG Arena events and its upcoming Historic format update, Historic Anthology III.

30 Apr 2020
#736: Matt Place, Part 2
#736: Matt Place, Part 2

29:08

Matt Place had so much to say, we had to do a second podcast.

30 Apr 2020
#735: Matt Place, Part 1
#735: Matt Place, Part 1

30:28

In this podcast, I interview Matt Place, a former pro player and Magic R&D member.

24 Apr 2020
April 24, 2020: IKO Story with Django Wexler
April 24, 2020: IKO Story with Django Wexler

45:47

Django Wexler joins this week's episode to talk about his recently released ebook Ikoria: Lair of Behemoths—Sundered Bond.

24 Apr 2020
#734: Chris Mooney
#734: Chris Mooney

32:55

I also interview Chris who is another GDS3 alum and another person I work closely with on the Vision Design team. As with Ari, we talk about what it's like being a Magic player from the outside who became an insider.

24 Apr 2020
#733: Ari Nieh
#733: Ari Nieh

In another of my interview series, I interview Ari Nieh, winner of the Great Designer Search 3 and someone I work closely with on the Vision Design team. We talk about his early days of Magic, GDS3, and what it's like to work in R&D.

17 Apr 2020
#732: Annie Sardelis
#732: Annie Sardelis

30:19

In this podcast, I'm interviewing Annie Sardelis, one of the members of the Creative team.

17 Apr 2020
#731: Aaron Forsythe
#731: Aaron Forsythe

30:23

In this podcast, I'm interviewing my boss and longtime Magic collaborator, Aaron Forsythe.

10 Apr 2020
#730: Michael Ryan, Part 2
#730: Michael Ryan, Part 2

35:43

This podcast is part 2 of my interview with Michael Ryan. We continue talking about the making of the Weatherlight Saga.

10 Apr 2020
#729: Michael Ryan, Part 1
#729: Michael Ryan, Part 1

32:28

I've started recording "Drive to Work" from home due to the pandemic, so I decided to use the opportunity to do something that's hard to do in the car, interview people over the phone. This podcast is part one of a talk I have with Michael Ryan, my fellow co-creator of the...

3 Apr 2020
#728: Theros Beyond Death Cards, Part 5
#728: Theros Beyond Death Cards, Part 5

31:15

This is the fifth part of a series (of five) of card-by-card design stories from Theros Beyond Death.