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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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SImilarly, it's "between you and me" rather than "between you and I".  (Granted that "between me" doesn't make much sense, so you can substitute another preposition, say "behind".)  Just as you would never say "behind I' so you should never say "behind you and I" or "between you and I".
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Back when I was a freelancer, before I became a full-time employee, Wizards sent me on three trips. Today's podcast is about those three trips.

http://media.wizards.com/2015/podcasts/magic/drivetowork246_earlytrips.mp3
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My second "Drive to Work" podcast (#249) is about the history of evergreen keywords. It's based upon an article I wrote last month called "Evergreen Eggs & Ham". I not only go into more detail but I also correct an omission from the article.
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My first "Drive to Work" podcast (#248) is part 7 in my 10-part series "10 Things Every Game Needs". Today, I talk about the importance of Strategy.

http://media.wizards.com/2015/podcasts/magic/drivetowork248_10thingsstrategy.mp3
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Ahaha, I knew Liliana was my favorite planeswalker for a reason!
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Many people don't know this but for many years I was a Level IV judge. Today's second "Drive to Work" podcast (#247) is about my time as a judge. I talk about the early years of the judging system and how the Feature Matches were started at the Pro Tour.

http://media.wizards.com/2015/podcasts/magic/drivetowork247_judging.mp3
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Thanks for keeping this up for so long MaRo! There's nothing greater than listening to "Drive to Work" during my drive to work. ;)
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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)
Previously
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.
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  • Orange High School
    1981 - 1985
  • Boston University
    Broadcast & Film, 1985 - 1989
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