Alpha, Beta, Gamma Playtest cards

Index | Gamma White | Gamma Blue | Gamma Black | Gamma Red | Gamma Green | Gamma Gold | Gamma Artifact | Gamma Basic Lands | Others | MISSING SOURCES PART 1 | MISSING SOURCES PART 2


001
(N° NEED SOURCE)

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

See Standard Version !

Basalt Monolith
Illus.
RarityRare
ColorArtifact
Source Cropped image from Dr. Watchstop (In Search of Ancient Myths) from page 45 of Epic Illustrated Issue 29. April 1985Date unknown
InfoRare during playtesting
003


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


004
(N° NEED SOURCE)

Black Vise
Illus.
RarityUncommon
ColorArtifact
Source Source unknownDate unknown
005

Click card to see backside !

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 60 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
(N° NEED SOURCE)

Dingus Egg
Illus.
RarityRare
ColorArtifact
Source Source unknownDate unknown
009

See Standard Version !

Disrupting Sceptre (Disrupting Scepter)
Illus.James Geldhoff
RarityRare
ColorArtifact
Source Cropped image from To Be a... Champion from page 35 of Epic Illustrated Issue 32. October 1985Date unknown


010
(N° NEED SOURCE)

Forcefield
Illus.
RarityRare
ColorArtifact
Source Source unknownDate unknown
011
(N° NEED SOURCE)

Gauntlet of Might
Illus.
RarityRare
ColorArtifact
Source Source unknownDate unknown
012
(N° NEED ARTIST)
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

See Standard Version !

Golem (Obsianus Golem)
Illus.Tim Conrad
Rarity
Color
Source Cropped image from Toadswart D'Amplestone (Chapter II Heart of Fire) from page 82 of Epic Illustrated Issue 26. October 1984Date 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, Number 4: A hope in hell. April 1989Date unknown
015
(N° NEED SOURCE)

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 (Page 18), 1991Date unknown
018
(N° NEED UPGRADE)
See Standard Version !

Ivory Cup
Illus.Jean Elizabeth Martin
RarityUncommon
ColorArtifact
Source Illustration from page 247 of Advanced Dungeons & Dragons Player's Handbook second edition. 1989Date unknown


019
(N° NEED SOURCE)

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

See Standard Version !

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
(N° NEED SOURCE)

**Juggernaut**
Illus.
RarityUncommon
ColorArtifact
Source Source unknownDate unknown
023
(N° NEED SOURCE)

Kormus Bell
Illus.
RarityRare
ColorArtifact
Source Source unknownDate unknown
024
(N° NEED SOURCE)

Library of Leng
Illus.
RarityUncommon
ColorArtifact
Source Source unknownDate unknown


025
(N° NEED SOURCE)

Living Wall
Illus.
RarityUncommon
ColorArtifact
Source Source unknownDate unknown
026
(N° NEED SOURCE)

Magical Prism (Celestial Prism)
Illus.
RarityRare
ColorArtifact
Source Source unknownDate unknown
InfoRare during playtesting.
027

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


028
(N° UPGRADE AND NEED ARTIST)
See Standard Version !

*Magic Shield*
Illus.
RarityRare
ColorArtifact
Source Illustration from page 65 (Proficiencies) and page 170 (3rd level Wizard’s Spell) of Advanced Dungeons & Dragons Player's Handbook second edition. 1989Date unknown
InfoPlaytest card that didn't make it in Alpha Limited Edition Set
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
(N° NEED SOURCE)

Meekstone
Illus.
RarityRare
ColorArtifact
Source Source unknownDate unknown


031
(N° NEED SOURCE)

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
(N° TO BE REVERIFIED)
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
(N° NEED SOURCE)

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

Mox Sapphire
Illus.
RarityRare
ColorArtifact
Source Magical Stone (Priest Spell) from page 201 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° NEED ARTIST AND UPGRADE)
See Standard Version !

Sol Ring
Illus.
RarityUncommon
ColorArtifact
Source Illustration from page 57 (Proficiencies) 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
(N° NEED SOURCE)

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

Throne of Bone
Illus.
RarityUncommon
ColorArtifact
Source Cropped illustration from page 139 (Wizard Spells 2nd Level) of Advanced Dungeons & Dragons Player's Handbook second edition. 1989Date 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 164 (Wizards Spells 5th Level) 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