Magic 95-96 (Not As Old-School As Old School) – A Brief Summary, by Steve Rich
Welcome to the £20 ($25) format, where Magic: The Gathering was made for playing. This post is meant to be used as a quick resource point for players looking to find out more about the format ‘Magic 95-96’. A more comprehensive guide to the format will be posted up shortly.
SUGGESTED GUIDELINES (“Play in the spirit of the game”)
Black Vise (0)
Mind Twist (0)
All Ante Cards
SUGGESTED WATCH LIST CARDS: (Possible restriction/unrestriction)
|Ivory Tower (0)|
Black Vise (0)
Zuran Orb (0)
Strip Mine (0)
Cards from other sets allowed if card name in one of the above sets. Foreign cards OK if they are in one of the above sets.
Play 4th Edition Mishra’s Factory? YES
Play Antiquities Mishra’s Factory? YES
Play Ice Age Swords to Plowshares? YES
Play Revised Swords to Plowshares? If you like, since StP was in Ice Age.
Play Arabian Nights City of Brass? YES
Play Chronicles City of Brass? YES
Play 5th Edition City of Brass? If you like, but the art’s not as good!
Play 5th Adarkar Wastes? If you like, since Adarkar Wastes was in Ice Age. (But come on, Ice Age copies are cheap!)
Suggest you receive 95-96 ‘Kudos Points’ if you do play only exact cards from the specific legal sets.
Generally following European chain of thought. Following modern rules. No mana burn, no damage on stack. Winter Orb does as it says (doesn’t turn off). Hey but play what you like and have fun!
Useful Resources & Communities
To find out more about Magic 95-96 and Old School Magic, you may be interested in these articles:
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