This card emphasizes that white is the color of good weenies.
|Released: July 1993
Design and Development: Richard Garfield, with contributions from Charlie Cateeno, Skaff Elias, Don Felice, Tom Fontaine, Jim Lin, Joel Mick, Chris Page, Dave Pettey, Barry "Bit" Reich, Bill Rose, and Elliott Segal
Art Director: Jesper Myrfors
|New Mechanics: The entire game.
Factoid: What can we say? The first release of Magic: The Gathering revolutionized the hobby game industry.
Cards in Eighth Edition that originated in Alpha:
*: Due to an oversight, Circle of Protection: Black was left out of Alpha, and didn't actually debut until the Beta release.