Jim Davis on life, competition & balance | Humans of Magic

Jim Davis is a professional Magic player, content creator and winner of the 2015 SCG Tour Players Championship. Find Jim on Twitch, Twitter and YouTube: “JimDavisMTG”

In this conversation we chat about life, family, competition, content creation, and more. We explore what’s on Jim’s mind and receive an inside glimpse into his future plans.

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Matt Sperling: Magic’s premier contrarian and humorist | Humans of Magic

Matt Sperling is a content creator, member of the Rivals league and 2019 Mythic Championship finalist. His YouTube channel is called “Magic: The Gathering for Advanced Players.”

In this conversation, we get into Matt’s background, his position as Magic’s most well-known contrarian, and using humor to get to the heart of discourse.

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The Professor: inside the mind of Magic’s biggest YouTuber | Humans of Magic

The Professor is the creator of Tolarian Community College, the #1 subscribed Magic: The Gathering YouTube channel.

In this conversation, we discuss:

  • The creative process
  • Origins & motivations
  • His 2020 Magic wishlist

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Zac Hill on the state of Magic design & The Future Project | Humans of Magic

Zac Hill is the co-founder and COO of The Future Project. He is a former lead game designer at Wizards R&D and a Pro Tour veteran with a Top 8 finish at PT Honolulu ’09.

In this conversation, we discuss:

  • Zac’s family background & initial exposure to Magic
  • Thoughts on the current state of Magic design
  • Biggest hits & misses as lead game designer, Wizards R&D
  • The Future Project — a venture studio for social good

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“Ask Me Anything” episode: the text transcript | Humans of Magic

Here’s the text transcript of my December 2019 AMA, in which I answer YOUR submitted questions. (Over a beer or two…)

I was asked by the Chinese MTG community to provide the full text so that it could be translated into Chinese. Well, might as well publish it in English, too 🙂

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