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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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It is an amazing podcast, I listen to it all day

It’s great

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This show is the best show ever. So far

iTunes Ratings

435 Ratings
Average Ratings
386
26
7
7
9

I love it

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

It’s great

By Toshi Kitty - Jul 03 2018
Read more
This show is the best show ever. So far

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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!

#670: Banned & Restricted, Part 1

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Not that I'm proud of this, but I have the honor of having had a hand in creating more cards that have been banned or restricted than any other designer. In this podcast, I walk through the many cards I've helped design from this list and talk about their designs.

Sep 06 2019

32mins

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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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#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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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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#563: 20 Lessons - It All Connects

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This is the 20th and final installment in my series "20 Lessons, 20 Podcasts" based on my 2016 Game Developers Conference speech. In this podcast, I talk about how the 20 lessons all connect.

Aug 17 2018

41mins

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#659: Modern Horizons Cards, Part 1

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

Aug 02 2019

47mins

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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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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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#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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#606: Lessons Learned – Dominaria

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This is another in my "Lessons Learned" series where I talk about sets I led (or co-led) and explore the many lessons I learned while doing the design.

Jan 25 2019

41mins

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#639: Top 10 Worst Mechanics

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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.

May 24 2019

38mins

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#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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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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#576: History of Magic

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At my SDCC Magic panel, I gave a little presentation about the history of Magic. This podcast is a slightly longer version of that talk.

Sep 28 2018

39mins

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#640: Planeswalker Who's Who

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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.

May 24 2019

38mins

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Drive to Work #330 - Storm Scale

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Mark explains what the Storm Scale is.

May 13 2016

37mins

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Drive to Work #298 - Star Wars Trading Card Game

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Mark talks about working with Richard Garfield ont he Star Wars TCG.

Jan 22 2016

38mins

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#656: Modern Horizons

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This podcast is all about the design of Modern Horizons.

Jul 19 2019

38mins

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#604: Designing Counterspells

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This is the first in my "Designing [Blank]" series where I talk about how to design basic Magic effects.

Jan 18 2019

47mins

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#671: Banned & Restricted, Part 2

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This is part two of a four-part series on all the banned or restricted cards I had a hand in designing.

Sep 13 2019

39mins

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#698: Reusing Things

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Part of Magic design is reusing things you've used before. This podcast talks all about when and how we reuse things in design.

Dec 13 2019

47mins

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#697: Planeswalker Evolutions

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In this podcast, I talk about the many different ways we've evolved the planeswalker card type since its introduction.

Dec 13 2019

40mins

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#696: When to Change

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This podcast talks about when you have to change what you're doing in a design. I give numerous examples of designs where we ended up making big changes.

Dec 06 2019

52mins

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#695: Core of Planes

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In this podcast, I examine all of our major planes and talk about the most important part of the plane from a design and flavor perspective.

Dec 06 2019

36mins

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#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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#693: Food Cluster

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I'm trying something new, what I'm calling a cluster podcast, where I pick a topic and talk about a whole bunch of little topics in that category. For my first cluster podcast, I have chosen to talk about food.

Nov 27 2019

42mins

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#692: Throne of Eldraine Cards, Part 4

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

Nov 22 2019

47mins

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#691: Throne of Eldraine Cards, Part 3

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

Nov 22 2019

55mins

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#690: The Priority Problem

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This podcast talks about why we can't easily meet every request.

Nov 18 2019

52mins

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#689: Artifacts & Enchantements

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This podcast is about the similarities and differences between artifacts and enchantments, and how they've changed over time.

Nov 18 2019

57mins

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#688: Subtypes

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In this podcast, I talk about all the noncreature subtypes in Magic.

Nov 08 2019

43mins

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#687: Throne of Eldraine Cards, Part 2

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

Nov 08 2019

40mins

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#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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#685: Things Not Going According to Plan

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In game design, as in any creation—and life really—things don't always go according to plan. In this podcast, I talk about numerous times Magic design ended up having to go in a different direction.

Nov 01 2019

48mins

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#684: Throne of Eldraine

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In this podcast, I talk about the design of Throne of Eldraine.

Oct 25 2019

40mins

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#683: Throne of Eldraine Stream

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In this podcast, I take listeners behind the scenes into the making of the Throne of Eldraine announcement stream.

Oct 25 2019

38mins

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#682: Connecting Set & Story

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In this podcast, I talk about what we have to do in design to make sure that the set and story align.

Oct 18 2019

40mins

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#681: Math in Magic

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In this podcast, I talk about how Magic design involves a lot of math.

Oct 18 2019

36mins

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#680: Diversity in Game Design

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In August, I wrote an article about why diversity matters in game design. This is my podcast version of that topic.

Oct 11 2019

32mins

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#679: Changing the Color Pie

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In this podcast, I discuss when, how, and why we make changes to the color pie.

Oct 11 2019

41mins

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