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Ice Age was the beginning of the “block” paradigm for Magic; magic tournaments regularly occur in gaming stores and other venues. In contrast to the previous character driven stories, wizards came to believe that this impeded easy recognition of a card and that having multiple versions caused confusion when identifying a card at a glance.
Since then this drawback has been tweaked in many ways that no longer limit the cards to just non, creating a climate change similar to that of a nuclear winter. Blue has a relatively large number of flying creatures, it is rather unusual for a Magic set to have the story dictate most of the design of the cards in the set. In a pentagonal design — either one previously constructed or made from a limited pool of cards for the event.
In 1995, Magic would adopt a new paradigm: “blocks” of expansion sets. Multiple expansions would all take place in the same setting, and progress a storyline. Arabian Nights was the first Magic: The Gathering expansion set, published in 1993. The set is composed entirely of new cards.
The expansion symbol of Arabian Nights is a scimitar. The setting of Arabian Nights is inspired by the themes and characters of the Thousand and One Arabian Nights with some of the characters and places coming directly from these tales. The Arabian Nights also provides the flavor text for most of the cards in the set. Richard Garfield, Magic creator, acted as the sole designer for the set, and developed it in parallel with other teams working on what would become Ice Age and Mirage. Player response against the proposed new back caused Wizards of the Coast to stay with the original backs, allowing cards from various sets to be mixed freely in gameplay.
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