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Mark Rosewater
Works at Wizards of the Coast
Attended Orange High School
Lives in Issaquah, Washington (near Seattle)
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My second "Drive to Work" podcast (#335) is all about something I do often - giving interviews. I share some stories and some tips about how to do a good interview.

http://media.wizards.com/2016/podcasts/magic/drivetowork335_interviews.mp3
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It's Eternal Masters Preview Week. I talk history, introduce the design team and show off a preview card I made many years ago.

http://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/making-magic/eternal-formats-spotless-mind-2016-05-23
Learn about the many decisions that go into reprinting cards, and check out Maro's awesome preview card from Eternal Masters.
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My second "Drive to Work" (#333) is all about how we do market research and how it impacts design.

http://media.wizards.com/2016/podcasts/magic/drivetowork333_marketresearch.mp3
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My first "Drive to Work" podcast (#334) is the second part in my twenty-part series "20 Lessons" based my talk at GDC sharing twenty lessons from my twenty years of designing Magic.

http://media.wizards.com/2016/podcasts/magic/drivetowork334_20lessons_aesthetics.mp3
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Target permanent becomes a Artifact with "T: Target creature Gains Flying"
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My first "Drive to Work" (#332) is all about the elements of a Magic card and how each part influences how we design Magic.

http://media.wizards.com/2016/podcasts/magic/drivetowork332_cardelements.mp3
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Head Designer for Magic: the Gathering
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  • Wizards of the Coast
    Head Designer for Magic: the Gathering, 1995 - present
  • various production companies
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Issaquah, Washington (near Seattle)
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Pepper Pike, Ohio - Cleveland, Boston, Los Angeles, Seattle
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Magic Head Designer & Dedicated Family Man
Introduction
Grew up in Cleveland.  Went to school in Boston.  Tried being a television writer in Los Angeles (with a little success).  Moved to Seattle in 1995 to join Wizards of the Coast to become a game designer and have been there ever since. Since 2005, I have been the Head Designer for Magic: the Gathering.  Met my wife Lora at Wizards. We were married in 1998.  We have three kids (2000 - Rachel , 2004 - Adam & Sarah - yes twins). We built a house in a suburb called Issaquah. All in all, things are going pretty well.
Education
  • Orange High School
    1981 - 1985
  • Boston University
    Broadcast & Film, 1985 - 1989
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