Eighth Edition Rollout - Alliances

Posted in Feature on June 23, 2003

By Wizards of the Coast

Eighth Edition Rollout

Discard just got a little riskier.

Alliances Information:

Released: June 1996
Design Team: Skaff Elias (lead), Jim Lin, Chris Page, Dave Petty
Development Team: Charlie Catripino (lead), Skaff Elias, William Jockusch, Joel Mick, Bill Rose, Paul Peterson, Mark Rosewater
Art Director: Sue-Ann Harkey
  New Mechanics: “choice spells” (you had two effects to choose from), pitch spells, “sac” lands (this term has now gone on to represent a different mechanic)
Factoid: Alliances was the last set to feature multiple pieces of art on each common card.

Cards in Eighth Edition that originated in Alliances:

Guerrilla Tactics Storm Crow

Bold indicates a card that has never appeared in a Core Set before.

See the set so far.
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