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Magic: The Gathering Head Designer Mark Rosewater shares stories, insights, and more while driving to work. Listen in and learn more about Magic!

Magic: The Gathering Head Designer Mark Rosewater shares stories, insights, and more while driving to work. Listen in and learn more about Magic!
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Magic: The Gathering Head Designer Mark Rosewater shares stories, insights, and more while driving to work. Listen in and learn more about Magic!

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English


Episodes

#656: Modern Horizons

7/19/2019
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This podcast is all about the design of Modern Horizons.

Duration:00:38:25

#655: War of the Spark Cards, Part 5

7/19/2019
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This is part five of a five-part series on card-by-card design stories from War of the Spark.

Duration:00:51:16

#654: War of the Spark Cards, Part 4

7/12/2019
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This is part four of a five-part series on card-by-card design stories from War of the Spark.

Duration:00:48:38

#653: Other Lessons – Ideas & Execution

7/12/2019
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As a new series following up my "20 Lessons, 20 Podcasts" series, I'm starting "Other Lessons" to talk about other things I've learned during my time at Wizards. This podcast's lesson is "People overrate ideas and underrate execution."

Duration:00:48:13

#652: War of the Spark Cards, Part 3

7/3/2019
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This is part three of a five-part series on card-by-card design stories from War of the Spark.

Duration:00:44:40

#651: War of the Spark Cards, Part 2

7/3/2019
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This is part two of a five-part series on card-by-card design stories from War of the Spark.

Duration:00:43:05

#650: War of the Spark Cards, Part 1

6/28/2019
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This is part one of a five-part series on card-by-card design stories from War of the Spark.

Duration:00:36:48

#649: MagicFest London

6/28/2019
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So, I went to England for MagicFest London and Mythic Championship II. This podcast talks all about my trip.

Duration:00:44:10

#648: Working on the Road

6/21/2019
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Part of my job is traveling. This podcast talks about what it's like working when traveling as well as the many things that have to be done before or after you've traveled.

Duration:00:38:54

#647: Designing Library Effect

6/21/2019
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This episode is another in my "Designing _____" series where I talk about how we design certain basic effects. In this episode, I talk about effects interacting with the library.

Duration:00:39:59

#646: Seeing the World

6/14/2019
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Working on Magic has taken me to many countries around the world. In this podcast, I reminisce about all the places I've visited on Magic's dime.

Duration:00:52:18

#645: Languages

6/14/2019
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Magic is printed in eleven languages. In this podcast, I talk about how that came to be and how making a game printed in so many languages impacts game design.

Duration:00:31:17

#644: Ajani's Pridemate

6/7/2019
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This podcast is all about us adding two words to the rules text of one card and all the hullabaloo that followed. I explain why we did it and walk through the timeline of what happened (it's a little convoluted).

Duration:00:29:37

#643: Breaking Rules

6/7/2019
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In this podcast, I discuss when rules should and shouldn't be broken in Magic design. It involves a bunch of talking about planeswalking and puppies.

Duration:00:29:34

#642: Retired Mechanics

5/31/2019
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In this podcast, I talk about Magic mechanics that just didn't make the cut and had to be retired.

Duration:00:48:15

#641: Booster Packs

5/31/2019
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In this podcast, I talk all about the history of the booster pack, how it's evolved, and what impact it has on the design of Magic.

Duration:00:32:41

#640: Planeswalker Who's Who

5/24/2019
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In this podcast, I walk through all the Planeswalkers to explain who they are and how they're mechanically represented on cards.

Duration:00:38:50

#639: Top 10 Worst Mechanics

5/24/2019
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I realized I hadn't done a Top 10 list in a while, so I decided to talk about bad mechanics.

Duration:00:38:10

#638: War of the Spark

5/17/2019
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This podcast talks about the vision design of War of the Spark.

Duration:00:43:59

#637: Social Media in Game Design

5/17/2019
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In this podcast, I examine the role social media plays in modern game design.

Duration:00:43:29