That foily surprise was Fruitcake Elemental, a special gift to all the Finish Line attendees and to Wizards’ internal teams and business partners. Check it out:
Illustrated by Darrell Riche and designed by a hand-selected committee of R&D elves, Fruitcake Elemental is one of the rarer promotional cards in recent memory and an indestructible acknowledgement of the importance of regifting.
Here’s a higher-resolution shot of the art of this frosting-shouldered, pecan-bellied, out-of-control emissary of holiday tidings (shown about to scarf down a polar bear):
Fruitcake Elemental art by Darrell Riche
We at Wizards of the Coast hope you had a happy holiday season and look forward to a tasty 2007.