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Join Magic: The Gathering Head Designer Mark Rosewater as he shares stories, insights, and more while driving to work. Listen and learn more about how Magic is made!

Magic: The Gathering Drive to Work Podcast Mark Rosewater

    • Leisure
    • 4.8 • 656 Ratings

Join Magic: The Gathering Head Designer Mark Rosewater as he shares stories, insights, and more while driving to work. Listen and learn more about how Magic is made!

    #1114: Playtesting in 2024

    #1114: Playtesting in 2024

    Ten years ago, I released a podcast on playtesting, but a lot has changed. In this podcast, I look at how we playtest today.

    • 31 min
    #1113: Synergy

    #1113: Synergy

    In this podcast, I talk about the importance of synergy in Magic design.

    • 31 min
    #1112: Perfectionism

    #1112: Perfectionism

    We spend a long time designing sets, constantly improving on every aspect possible. But how and when do we decide to step away? In this podcast, I explore the subject of perfectionism.

    • 31 min
    #1111: Puzzle Design

    #1111: Puzzle Design

    In this podcast, I talk about the basics of designing puzzles.

    • 34 min
    #1110: Early Advertising

    #1110: Early Advertising

    In this podcast, I look back at the advertising of the first ten years of Magic.

    • 30 min
    #1109: Murders at Karlov Manor Set Design with Andrew Brown

    #1109: Murders at Karlov Manor Set Design with Andrew Brown

    In this podcast, I sit down with Andrew Brown, co-lead set designer on Murders at Karlov Manor, to talk about the making of the set.

    • 32 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
656 Ratings

656 Ratings

kamuishirou ,

Loved since the beginning!

Great story telling and a lot of inside information. MARO is an amazing and wonderful Magic creator.

Ollie the Goon ,

Thank you MaRo

My son, who got me into this amazing multi-plane world, is my Sensei for all things Magic…I asked him how he can retain all the facts and figures from Magic’s long history, and he attributes MaRo’s podcasts for keeping him constantly refreshed…And I never miss them!

Jk75279536 ,

Mtg is fortunate to have this access

Always fascinating to listen to Mr. Rosewater

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