Playtest names II

Posted in Arcana on February 26, 2002

By Wizards of the Coast

It's a good thing we have a naming and continuity department here at Wizards of the Coast, otherwise you'd be playing with cards named "Constructed Shade" and "Blue Tapper." R&D might be great at coming up with abilities and mechanics, but no one ever mistook them for poets or bards.

Here are four Torment cards as they would have looked if their original design/playtest names were kept. If you don't know what they really are, click on each card to find out…

Dwell on the Past
Organ Grinder


Spirit Flare
Longhorn Firebeast

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