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Magic: The Gathering Cards For Sale
- Entire catalog sorted by set:
- Alpha Edition Cards: In July'93 the first collectable card game
premiered; by September the entire print run of 2.6 million cards
was sold out. These cards have a black border and the 'rounded'
edges that only appeared on the Alpha cards. Click here for our
- Beta Edition Cards: In September'93 the basic set was printed again,
with a few corrections and seven new cards. Print run was 7.3 million,
the cards had black borders, and the now-current 'more squareish' borders.
Click here for our list of
Beta Edition cards.
- Unlimited Edition Cards: The 10 million Alpha and Beta edition
were only in print for 4 months. On December 1st, 1993 the Unlimited
Edition was released. It was an exact copy of the Beta edition, but
with white borders rather than black. They remained available for only
5 months, for a total of 35 million cards printed. Click here for our
Unlimited Edition cards.
- Revised Edition Cards: In April'94 the card set was changed
to rotate in certain cards from the out-of-print expansion sets Arabian
Nights and Antiquities. Rotated out were most of the 'power'
cards that really messed up the game. These cards were printed from
a new photographic master that gave the cards a 'washed out' look.
To see our list of
Revised Edition cards,
- 4th Edition Cards: In April'95 the basic mix changed once
more, with additional cards being rotated in from Arabian Nights,
Antiquities, Legends, and the Dark; as well as a few returning from
the previous Unlimited set. This was the first set without the
famous 'dual lands'. Click here to see our list of
4th Edition cards.
- 5th Edition Cards: In March'97 a wholesale revision was
undertaken, adding in many cards from Ice Age, Fallen Empires, and Homelands
while removing around 200 that were unpopular or too powerful. Also
for the first time, new artwork was commissioned for about half the set.
Click here to see our list of
5th Edition cards.
- Arabian Nights Expansion: Released in December'93 with a print
run of only 5 million cards, the first expansion set is also the
hardest to find. Click here for our list of
Arabian Nights cards.
- Antiquities Expansion: Fifteen million Antiquities cards were
released in March'94, and finally enabled players to create decks
based on the 'sixth color' (artifacts). Click here for our
Antiquities card list.
- Legends Expansion: The first of the 'stand-alone' expansions,
this set was three times the size, and at only 35 million cards, only
a bit above twice the print run of previous expansions. This, plus
the fact that this was simply a great set, produced shortages very
quickly following the Summer'94 release date. Click here for our
Legends singles list.
- the Dark Expansion: In August'94 they produced 62 million
of the newest expansion, and it still wasn't enough. This set saw
the 'darker side' of Magic, with cards like the white Witch Hunter
and the 11/11 blue monstrosity Leviathan. Click here for our list of
the Dark expansion
- Fallen Empires Expansion: Finally, there was enough cards to
meet demand. In fact, much too many. Estimated at up to 350 million
cards printed, these soon glutted the market. While there were a
number of great cards in this set, overproduction kept prices for
the cards low. For our list of
Fallen Empires, click
- Ice Age Expansion: The second stand-alone expansion had a
record 383 new cards. It was released in May of '95 and stayed in
print until June of '96. It was printed to demand, so there was
no problem with over- or under-supply. Many famous cards appeared
in this set, including Jester's Cap. Click here for our
Ice Age list.
- Chronicles Set: This set was very controversial; it
contained no new cards, it was entirely reissues of older cards.
In many cases, expensive cards. Which made the price on those
older cards plummet downwards. It was in print from September'95 to
mid 1996. This is the set for those who can't afford the
extremely expensive originals. Click here for our list of
- Homelands Expansion: This was another smaller set, released in
early 1996, with abundant supply keeping the prices reasonable. This
set introduced a number of cards to 'even-the-odds', including Primal
Order and Autumn Willow. Click here for our
Homelands card list.
- Alliances Expansion: Extending the theme of Ice Age, this
set was extremely well-received. With many great cards and only a
short time in print (June-August '96) the prices for this set have
become rather high. Click here for our list of
- Mirage Cards: The latest stand-alone expansion premiered in
Autumn of '96, and have been popular so far. Cards like Grinning
Totem and Celestial Dawn promise to alter popular strategies. Click
here for our
Mirage card list.
- Visions Cards: An expansion to Mirage, this set includes the
long-awaited Vampiric Tutor, the wonderful Prosperity, and the horrid
Relentless Assault. Released Feb'97. Click here for our
Visions card list.
- Weatherlight Cards: The first of the Weatherlight Saga, an
interesting idea that has the characters moving along in an actual
story, not just a setting. Includes many 'graveyard resource' cards,
and the questionable Lotus Vale land. Click here for our
Weatherlight card list.
- Tempest: Continuing the Weatherlight Saga in a stand-alone
set, this set introduces 'Buyback' and 'Shadow' cards, as well as
Sliver and Licid creature types. Famous cards include Commander
Greven, Rathi Dragon, and Time Warp. Click here for our
Tempest card list.
- Portal Set: Beginner's Magic. Only has lands, creatures,
and sorceries. And just about every card can be found in another set.
But they all have new artwork, and it's a great chance to find a black
border Wrath of God or Armageddon. Click here for our
Portal card list.
- Promotional, Foreign, & Special Cards: Certain cards have
only been available at conventions, through magazines or book offers.
Lumped in here is our small supply of non-english magic cards too.
Click here for our
Special Cards list.
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ALL OTHER Cards list.
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