The Return of Alpha Playtest Art

Posted in Arcana on March 9, 2011

By Monty Ashley

It is time, once again, to look at some of Magic's earliest playtest cards! One of the neat aspects of these (aside from the fact that they predate the game itself) is the snippets of art used to illustrate each card. For example, from this Arcana, here's Wrath of God:

Ha ha! Awesome! So here's today's game: you get to see just the art from some playtest cards, then you guess what Alpha card would have been associated with that art. Just click on the link when you're ready to see the full playtest card. Ready? Let's go!

If you're enjoyed this game, you might be interested to try another set of Alpha playtest cards in this Arcana from 2008 or this one from 2009!

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