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Ken Troop is a writer and a Magic designer and core developer.


Ken was originally hired by Wizards of the Coast to lead the Magic creative team, following in the footsteps of Mark Rosewater.[1] Ken then got involved in the Gleemax project and after that, he left Wizards to go work at another game company. Later, he came back to lead R&D's new Magic digital team, overseeing things like Duels of the Planeswalkers and Magic Online.[2] After that, he became Director of Operations for Magic R&D (2014-2018). Since October 2018, he is part of the Magic Studio X Administration, and is named Executive Producer for the game.[3]

Ken is also the author of Five Brothers in the Shadowmoor anthology




  1. Mark Rosewater (June 19, 2006). "Law and Order". Wizards of the Coast.
  2. Mark Rosewater (June 11, 2012). "Duel's Paradise". Wizards of the Coast.
  3. Ken Troop Profile. LinkedIn.