Alpha "Oops..."

Posted in Arcana on February 1, 2002

By Wizards of the Coast

In Magic "shorthand," letters often refer to mana symbols. For example, if a person says "R," he often means . Similarly, "XWB" really means .

I guess someone forgot to tell that to the people that typeset Alpha. Look at the two cards below – Phantasmal Forces and Force of Nature. See anything weird in the text boxes?

I know Forests tap for , but what taps for "G"? As with most errors in Alpha, these were fixed in Beta.

Oh, and artist Douglas Shuler's name is misspelled on the Force.

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