Announcing Alara Reborn

Posted in Feature on October 20, 2008

By Wizards of the Coast

Magic's April 2009 small set, code-named "Scissors", is called Alara Reborn.

Alara Reborn

The birth of one world. The death of five.

Set Name Alara Reborn
Block Set 3 of 3 in the Shards of Alara block
Number of Cards 145
Release Date Thursday, April 30, 2009
Prerelease Events April 25-26, 2009
Launch Parties April 30-May 3, 2009
Previews start on April 13, 2009
Design Team Aaron Forsythe (lead)
Mark Gottlieb
Alexis Janson
Brian Tinsman
Development Team Matt Place (lead)
Dave Guskin
Alexis Janson
Erik Lauer
Mike Turian

That's right, Alara Reborn is being released on Thursday, April 30, instead of the usual Friday. Why? Well, we're just so excited about it that we can't hold it back even an extra day! Oh, and also May 1 is International Worker's Day/Labor Day throughout Europe. There's that, too. But the point is that this means an unprecedented four-day Launch Party! Whoo! Be sure to check back to this spring for more details and updates.

Alara Reborn

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