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Magic: The Gathering Drive to Work Podcast

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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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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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487 Ratings
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Great Magic content from the source, great life lessons

By dontremoveoldepisodes - Mar 19 2020
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I love his voice and and his amazing energy!

I love it

By Takethelguy - Apr 22 2019
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It is an amazing podcast, I listen to it all day

iTunes Ratings

487 Ratings
Average Ratings
434
28
7
8
10

Great Magic content from the source, great life lessons

By dontremoveoldepisodes - Mar 19 2020
Read more
I love his voice and and his amazing energy!

I love it

By Takethelguy - Apr 22 2019
Read more
It is an amazing podcast, I listen to it all day
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Magic: The Gathering Drive to Work Podcast

Latest release on Aug 07, 2020

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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!

Rank #1: #739: The Professor

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

May 15 2020

31mins

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Rank #2: #425: Lessons Learned: Battle for Zendikar

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This podcast is another in my "Lessons Learned" series where I talk about sets I led the design for and the lessons I learned from leading it. In this podcast, I discuss what I learned from leading the design for Battle for Zendikar.

Apr 07 2017

39mins

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Rank #3: #467: Multicolor Blocks

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In this podcast, I talk about the many different multicolor blocks we've made and how we went about making them.

Sep 01 2017

32mins

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Rank #4: #626: Magic Golden Rules

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Magic has a number of golden rules, and today, I talk about what they are and why they're so important to design.

Apr 05 2019

30mins

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Rank #5: Drive to Work #325 - Magic the Puzzling

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Mark looks back to what got him involved with Wizards in the first place.

Apr 22 2016

36mins

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Rank #6: #533: Editor-in-Chief

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In this podcast, I talk about my time as editor-in-chief of Duelist, the Magic-themed magazine Wizards used to produce.

May 04 2018

38mins

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Rank #7: #737: Richard Garfield

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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 and I talk about the design of Alpha.

May 08 2020

33mins

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Rank #8: Drive to Work #319 - Early Tournaments

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Mark talks about the high-profile tournaments he played in before Wizards.

Apr 01 2016

38mins

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Rank #9: #506: Game Knights

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I had the opportunity to appear on Game Knights with Jimmy Wong and Josh Lee Kwai. The three of us and Gavin Verhey drafted Unstable before its release so we could show off how fun it was. This podcast is all about my trip down to Los Angeles to shoot the episode.

Feb 02 2018

52mins

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Rank #10: #536: Lessons Learned – Amonkhet

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This podcast is another in my "Lessons Learned" series where I talk about the lessons I learned on sets for which I led or co-led the design. In this podcast, I talk about co-leading Amonkhet.

May 11 2018

43mins

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Rank #11: Drive to Work #315 - Collaboration

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Mark talks about team dynamics and how to teams work together.

Mar 18 2016

48mins

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Rank #12: Drive to Work #297 - Creature Types

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Mark talks about the design and creative work behind creature types.

Jan 15 2016

38mins

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Rank #13: #686: Throne of Eldraine Cards, Part 1

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This is part one of a four-part series on card-by-card design stories from Throne of Eldraine.

Nov 01 2019

44mins

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Rank #14: #723: Theros Beyond Death Cards, Part 1

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

Mar 20 2020

47mins

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Rank #15: #694: Trivia – Top 50 Words

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What are the 50 words that show up in the most Magic card titles? In this podcast, I go through that list and talk a bit about how we name cards.

Nov 27 2019

46mins

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Rank #16: #435: Principles of Magic

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R&D has a sign hanging on our walls explaining the principles of Magic R&D. In this podcast, I walk through all the items on the list and explain why they're important and how they impact the way R&D makes Magic.

May 12 2017

41mins

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Rank #17: Drive to Work #329 - 20 Lessons: Human Nature

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Mark begins a new 20-part podcasts where he talks about life lessons he has learned.

May 06 2016

37mins

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Rank #18: #650: War of the Spark Cards, Part 1

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

Jun 28 2019

36mins

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Rank #19: #430: Guildpact, Part 1

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This is first part of a three-part series on the design of Guildpact.

Apr 28 2017

37mins

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Rank #20: #415: Teaching

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I'm often asked about the best way to teach Magic to a new player. In today's podcast I explain how to do it.

Mar 03 2017

45mins

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#764: Brian Schneider

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In this podcast, I talk with Brian Schneider, former Magic head developer. We talk about the many sets he worked on during his time at Wizards.

Aug 07 2020

28mins

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#763: Witney Williams

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In this podcast, I talk with Witney Williams, the director of global events. She and I talk about all the things that go into running large Magic events.

Aug 07 2020

29mins

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#762: Mike Turian

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In this podcast, I talk with Mike Turian, Pro Tour Hall of Famer and coworker. I talk with him about his time working as a Magic developer and his current job as principal product designer. What is that? Listen and learn.

Jul 31 2020

35mins

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#761: Devin Low

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In this podcast, I talk with Devin Low, former Magic head developer, about his time working on Magic.

Jul 31 2020

31mins

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#760: Shivam Bhatt

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In this podcast, I talk with Shivam Bhatt about his role with Commander and his podcast.

Jul 24 2020

30mins

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#759: Sheldon Menery

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In this podcast, I talk with Sheldon Menery about his days of judging and his role in helping to create the Commander format.

Jul 24 2020

37mins

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#758: Doug Beyer

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Doug just celebrated his 20th year at Wizards, so I had him on the podcast to talk all about his work on the Creative team.

Jul 17 2020

31mins

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#757: Brian Hacker

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In this podcast, I talk with Brian Hacker about his time on the Pro Tour and how he and other Magic pros ended up on MTV.

Jul 17 2020

35mins

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#756: Chris Pikula

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In this podcast, I talk with Chris Pikula about the Pro Tour and what it's like to win a Magic Invitational.

Jul 10 2020

32mins

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#755: Dave Humpherys

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In this podcast, I talk with Dave Humpherys about the Pro Tour and all the sets he's led.

Jul 10 2020

32mins

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#754: Cedric Phillips

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In this podcast, I talk with Cedric Phillips about streaming and doing commentary.

Jul 03 2020

31mins

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#753: Gaby Spartz

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In this podcast, I talk with Gaby Spartz about streaming and doing commentary.

Jul 03 2020

31mins

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#752: April King

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In this podcast, I talk with April King about the challenges of keeping a Magic database and about the community of Magic Twitter.

Jun 26 2020

33mins

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#751: Christine Sprankle

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In this podcast, I talk with Christine Sprankle, one of the best-known Magic cosplayers.

Jun 26 2020

32mins

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#750: Skaff Elias

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This week's podcast is an interview with Skaff Elias, one of the original playtesters and a longtime Wizards employee.

Jun 19 2020

30mins

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#749: Jimmy Wong and Josh Lee Kwai

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In this podcast, I talk with Jimmy and Josh, hosts of The Command Zone and Game Knights.

Jun 19 2020

32mins

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#748: Blake Rasmussen

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In this podcast, I talk with Blake Rasmussen, one of the people in charge of communications for Magic.

Jun 12 2020

30mins

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#747: Dawn Murin

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In this podcast, I talk with Dawn Murin, one of the art directors for Magic.

Jun 12 2020

32mins

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#746: Brian Tinsman

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Brian Tinsman spent many years designing Magic cards and led sets like Rise of the Eldrazi and Time Spiral. He and I chat.

Jun 05 2020

34mins

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#745: Matt Tabak

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I talk with editor Matt Tabak.

Jun 05 2020

33mins

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iTunes Ratings

487 Ratings
Average Ratings
434
28
7
8
10

Great Magic content from the source, great life lessons

By dontremoveoldepisodes - Mar 19 2020
Read more
I love his voice and and his amazing energy!

I love it

By Takethelguy - Apr 22 2019
Read more
It is an amazing podcast, I listen to it all day