Mirage Wurm Swaps!

Posted in Arcana on January 4, 2002

By Wizards of the Coast

When sets are put together, art swaps happen all the time. Often a painting does a good job of illustrating the card it was comissioned for, but it does a better job of depicting a different card. So the art gets moved around.

The art for Mirage's Jungle Wurm and Barbed-Back Wurm make a good example. If we had left the art alone, the cards would have looked like this:

Swapped Wurms

The team felt that the art of Jungle Wurm eating someone seemed more black, and the art of Barbed-Back Wurm crashing through a forest seemed green, so they were switched.

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