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Gathering Stories: The History of Magic

May 25, 2020

My guest this week is Jesper Myrfors. Jesper was Magic's first art director and helped create the iconic styles Magic still uses today. Jesper is also a talented artist and painted many pieces in the early sets.  

In this episode we talk about getting involved with WoTC, shifts in culture, advice for artists, and lots...

May 18, 2020

My guest this week is Richard Garfield. Richard Garfield is a prolific game designer who famously invented Magic: The Gathering. 

In this episode we talk about designing and playtesting Magic, teaching, current projects, advice for future game designers, and lots more. Richard is brilliant and a pleasure to talk to. I...

May 11, 2020

This week I talk to Peter Adkison. Peter was Wizards of the Coast's first CEO and created the infrastructure for Magic to exist and thrive. Peter has since moved on to other projects, including running Gen Con and his personal IP World of Chaldea (adult content); but he was still happy to talk about Magic's early years....

May 6, 2020

A mini-episode. My purpose for this project and its current status. Thank you for listening.


Music by Kara Comparetto