Doug Beyer

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Username: Doug beyer
Name: Doug Beyer
Status: MTGS User
Magic Writer
Gender: Male

Doug Beyer is a writer and the current Magic: The Gathering senior creative designer for Wizards of the Coast.

Career[edit | edit source]

Doug wrote Pawn of the Banshee in the Shadowmoor anthology, A Planeswalker's Guide to Alara with Jenna Helland and Alara Unbroken. He wrote the Savor the Flavor articles on [1] [2] and sometimes participates in design for flavor-driven sets and has served as creative liaison on numerous design and development teams including Innistrad, Return to Ravnica, and Theros. [3] Doug began working at WotC in the summer of 2000 and started out as a web developer in the Online Media department (a.k.a. the web team). As such, he developed the Orb of Insight. [4] In 2006, he moved from being a web developer and part-time flavor text writer to being part of the Magic creative team as a replacement for Matt Cavotta. [5] [6]

After Brady Dommermuth's departure, Doug has stepped up to become the public face of creative in very prominent ways, including starting a flavor based tumblr.

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Developing[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Matt Cavotta. (September 06, 2007.) "The Last Quack", Daily MTG,, Wizards of the Coast. [dead link]
  2. Doug Beyer. (March 28, 2012.) "Thanks and So Long", Daily MTG,, Wizards of the Coast. [dead link]
  3. Jenna Helland. (June 3, 2015.) “Magic Origins: A New Era”,, Wizards of the Coast.
  4. Magic Arcana. (September 17, 2003.) "Magic Dossier: Doug Beyer", Daily MTG,, Wizards of the Coast. [dead link]
  5. Doug Beyer. (October 17, 2007.) "Staging the Set", Daily MTG,, Wizards of the Coast. [dead link]
  6. Doug Beyer. (July 16, 2008.) "Concepting Eventide, Part 1", Daily MTG,, Wizards of the Coast. [dead link]

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