Alpha, Beta, Gamma Playtest cards

Index | Gamma White | Gamma Blue | Gamma Black | Gamma Red | Gamma Green | Gamma Gold | Gamma Artifact | Gamma Basic Lands | Others


001


Ankh of Mishra
Illus.
RarityRare
ColorArtifact
Source Source unknownDate unknown
002


Basalt Monolith
Illus.
RarityRare
ColorArtifact
Source Source unknownDate unknown
InfoRare during playtesting
003


Black Lotus
Illus.
RarityRare
ColorArtifact
Source Skaff Elias 's (Playtester) pictureDate unknown


004


Black Vise
Illus.
RarityUncommon
ColorArtifact
Source Source unknownDate unknown
005

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Copper Tablet
Illus.
RarityRare
ColorArtifact
Source India-British Madras Presidency 10 Cash copper coin. 1803-1808Date unknown
InfoRare during playtesting
006

See Standard Version !

Crystal Rod
Illus.Doug Chaffee
RarityUncommon
ColorArtifact
Source From Cropped image of illustration page 184 of Advanced Dungeons & Dragons Player's Handbook second edition. 1989Date unknown


007

See Standard Version !

Cyclopean Tomb
Illus.Jean Wells
RarityRare
ColorArtifact
Source "Caryatid column" from page 18 of D&D Fiend Folio first edition. 1981Date unknown
008


Dingus Egg
Illus.
RarityRare
ColorArtifact
Source Source unknownDate unknown
009


Disrupting Sceptre (Disrupting Scepter)
Illus.
RarityRare
ColorArtifact
Source Source unknownDate unknown


010


Forcefield
Illus.
RarityRare
ColorArtifact
Source Source unknownDate unknown
011


Gauntlet of Might
Illus.
RarityRare
ColorArtifact
Source Source unknownDate unknown
012

See Standard Version !

Glasses of Urza
Illus.
RarityUncommon
ColorArtifact
Source X- Ray Specs (or Spex) Johnston Smith ad originally found in the back of comic books in the 50'sDate unknown


013


Golem (Obsianus Golem)
Illus.
Rarity
Color
Source Source unknownDate unknown
014

See Standard Version !

Helm of Chatzuk
Illus.Sam Kieth & Mike Dringenbeg
RarityRare
ColorArtifact
Source Dream's Helm cropped image from page 21 of The Sandman Master of Dreams, Vol 2 #1: "Sleep of the Just". January 1989Date unknown
015


Howling Mine
Illus.
RarityRare
ColorArtifact
Source Source unknownDate unknown


016

See Standard Version !

Icy Manipulator
Illus.M. C. Escher
RarityRare
ColorArtifact
Source Cropped pic (middle) from lithograph print of Three Spheres II by M. C. Escher.1946.Date unknown
InfoRare during playtesting
017

See Standard Version !

**Iron Star**
Illus.Kyle Miller
RarityUncommon
ColorArtifact
Source Supertstar Rules illustration (used on different pages) from Toon (The Cartoon Roleplaying Game) by Steve Jackson, 1984 and Deluxe Edition, 1991Date unknown
018
(N° UPGRADE)
See Standard Version !

Ivory Cup
Illus.Jean Elizabeth Martin
RarityUncommon
ColorArtifact
Source From page 282 of Advanced Dungeons & Dragons Player's Handbook second edition. 1989Date unknown


019


Jade Monolith
Illus.
RarityRare
ColorArtifact
Source Source unknownDate unknown
020

See Standard Version !

Jade Statue
Illus.Hergé
RarityUncommon
ColorArtifact
Source Cropped image from page 43 of the Adventures of Tintin: Flight 714. 1968Date unknown
021

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Jayemdae Tome
Illus.Hergé
RarityRare
ColorArtifact
Source From introduction and conclusion pages of the Adventures of Tintin: Prisoners of the Sun. 1949Date unknown
InfoJayemdae Tome was named from full name of J. Michael Davis—a.k.a. J.M.D (playtester)


022


**Juggernaut**
Illus.
RarityUncommon
ColorArtifact
Source Source unknownDate unknown
023


Kormus Bell
Illus.
RarityRare
ColorArtifact
Source Source unknownDate unknown
024


Library of Leng
Illus.
RarityUncommon
ColorArtifact
Source Source unknownDate unknown


025


Living Wall
Illus.
RarityUncommon
ColorArtifact
Source Source unknownDate unknown
026

See Standard Version !

Magic Disk (Nevinyrral's Disk)
Illus.M. C. Escher
RarityRare
ColorArtifact
Source Cropped image from woodcut Circle Limit 1, by M.C.Escher. 1958Date unknown
027
(N° UPGRADE AND NEED ARTIST)
See Standard Version !

*Magic Shield*
Illus.
RarityRare
ColorArtifact
Source 3rd level Wizard’s Spell from page 170 of Advanced Dungeons & Dragons Player's Handbook second edition. 1989Date unknown
InfoPlaytest card that didn't make it in Alpha Limited Edition Set


028


Magical Prism (Celestial Prism)
Illus.
RarityRare
ColorArtifact
Source Source unknownDate unknown
InfoRare during playtesting
029

See Standard Version !

Mana Vault
Illus.Bill Watterson
RarityRare
ColorArtifact
Source From Comic Strip Calvin and Hobbes by Bill Watterson February 26, 1986Date unknown
030


Meekstone
Illus.
RarityRare
ColorArtifact
Source Source unknownDate unknown


031


Mox Emerald
Illus.
RarityRare
ColorArtifact
Source Source unknownDate unknown
032

See Standard Version !

Mox Jet
Illus.Hergé
RarityRare
ColorArtifact
Source From page 13 of the Adventures of Tintin: Flight 714. 1968Date unknown
033

See Standard Version !

Mox Pearl
Illus.M. C. Escher
RarityRare
ColorArtifact
Source Cropped pic (right) from lithograph print of Three Spheres II by M. C. Escher.1946.Date unknown


034


Mox Ruby
Illus.
RarityRare
ColorArtifact
Source Source unknownDate unknown
035
(N° UPGRADE AND NEED ARTIST)
See Standard Version !

Mox Sapphire
Illus.
RarityRare
ColorArtifact
Source ? from page ? of Advanced Dungeons & Dragons Player's Handbook second edition. 1989Date unknown
036

See Standard Version !

**Rod of Ruin**
Illus.David C. Sutherland III
RarityUncommon
ColorArtifact
Source "The wand of Orcus" illustration from page 18 of D&D Monster Manual first edition. 1977Date unknown


037
(N° UPGRADE AND NEED ARTIST)
See Standard Version !

Sol Ring
Illus.
RarityUncommon
ColorArtifact
Source ? from page ? of Advanced Dungeons & Dragons Player's Handbook second edition. 1989Date unknown
038

See Standard Version !

Soul Net
Illus.M. C. Escher
RarityUncommon
ColorArtifact
Source Cropped image from lithograph print of Three Spheres I by M. C. Escher.1945.Date unknown
039


Sphere of Annihilation (Chaos Orb)
Illus.
Rarity
ColorArtifact
Source Source unknownDate unknown


040

See Standard Version !

Sunglasses of Urza
Illus.Bill Watterson
RarityRare
ColorArtifact
Source From Comic Strip Calvin and Hobbes by Bill Watterson November 30, 1986Date unknown
041

See Standard Version !

The Hive
Illus.D.A. Trampier
RarityRare
ColorArtifact
Source "Wasp, Giant" cropped image from page 99 of D&D Monster Manual first edition. 1977Date unknown
042


Throne of Bone
Illus.
RarityUncommon
ColorArtifact
Source Source unknownDate unknown


043

See Standard Version !

Time Vault
Illus.Jeff Easley
RarityRare
ColorArtifact
Source Cropped image from page 27 of the D&D module "TSR 9061 - S4 - The Lost Caverns of Tsojcanth" and page ? of The Advanced Handbook second edition. 1989Date unknown
044

See Standard Version !

Winterorb (Winter Orb)
Illus.M. C. Escher
RarityRare
ColorArtifact
Source Cropped pic (left) from lithograph print of Three Spheres II by M. C. Escher.1946.Date unknown
045

See Standard Version !

Wooden Sphere
Illus.M. C. Escher
RarityUncommon
ColorArtifact
Source From page 37 of "ESCHER on ESCHER Exploring the Infinite", carved Beechwood ball with Fish by M. C. Escher. 1940Date unknown