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James Pianka is a narrative game designer living in Los Angeles. He writes card names and flavor text for Magic: the Gathering, voice-over content for Undead Labs (unannounced title), and design theory for various publications. His debut tabletop game Roots: A Game of Inventing Words is available on Amazon or at In a parallel effort, he models fitness and hosts media with Aston Talent. Follow him on both Twitter and Instagram at @jamespianka.