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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" (#241) is part 1 of a 4-part series on the design of Avacyn Restored.

http://media.wizards.com/2015/podcasts/magic/drivetowork241_avacynrestoredpart1.mp3
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My second "Drive to Work" podcast (#239) has a carpool guest, Melissa DeTora and we talk all about what it's like starting out in R&D.

http://media.wizards.com/2015/podcasts/magic/drivetowork239_startinginresearchanddevelopment.mp3
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Jackelope! Yes!
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My first "Drive to Work" podcast (#240) is a rare drive from work as I talk with carpool guest Melissa DeTora all about the Pro Tour.

http://media.wizards.com/2015/podcasts/magic/drivetowork240_protourwithmelissadetora.mp3
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Magic Origins has Renown 1, Renown 2 and Renown 6. My social media preview is Renown 6. World, meet Outland Colossus.
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Oh look a new version of The Abyss.
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WGU (crabs in a bucket)
 If crabs in a bucket is in play after crabs in a bucket dies , return crabs in a bucket to play. lol
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My first "Drive to Work" podcast (#238) is another in my "10 Things Every Game Needs" series. Today, I talk all about the importance of Surprise.

http://media.wizards.com/2015/podcasts/magic/drivetowork238_10thingssurprise.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)
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.
Education
  • Orange High School
    1981 - 1985
  • Boston University
    Broadcast & Film, 1985 - 1989
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