Alpha Playtest Cards: Iconics

Posted in Feature on July 5, 2012

By Monty Ashley

Before Magic went on sale, it was playtested with cards made with clip art. We've shown them several times:

That doesn't count the times Mark Rosewater has shown them. It's just Arcanas. And probably not all of the Arcanas, either.

Today, we're going to look at iconic Magic cards (a couple of which are in Magic 2013) and then show the original version. Don't be confused by the mana costs; during playtesting, "4RR" would mean that a card cost a total of four mana, of which two had to be red.

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