Chinese art

Posted in Arcana on February 12, 2002

By Wizards of the Coast

The Chinese government has strict control over the media in their country, and Magic card art is no exception. Along with overtly sexual or violent illustrations, human skeletons are not permitted on the cards.

In order to comply to these strict regulations, art often has to be completely redone, but in some cases the original can be altered enough to pass. As an example, here is the card Charcoal Diamond from 7th Edition in its English version and its Simplified Chinese version.

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