Banned/Restricted Icons

Posted in Arcana on December 21, 2010

By Monty Ashley

We're taking a two-week holiday break and will be back with new stuff on Monday, January 3, 2011. Until then, please enjoy our favorite Arcanas of 2010. This article originally ran March 22, 2010.

Once upon a time, there was a magazine called Sideboard. It used to cover Magic tournament play and rules changes and the like. Here's a scan of part of a page from 1997.

That's the banned and restricted list, and we'd like to draw your attention to the amusing clip-art icon. For eight issues in a row, there was a new illustration there for each issue's list of banned and restricted cards. And here they are!

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