Magic: The Gathering’s upcoming Dominaria expansion will be bringing back some of its earliest cards. Whether they are reprints or homages, cards like Drudge Skeletons and Fire Elemental have been around since the beginning, and their art has constantly evolved over the last 25 years.
Wizards of the Coast was kind enough to send us the art for every iteration of five of the cards coming to Dominaria, and some have shifted more drastically than others. See how they’ve changed over time in the gallery below:
I love the way these storied cards can change drastically in style, but still resemble themselves at the core. The art for Syncopate, for example, keeps a color scheme and general theme, even if it’s presented very differently.
This is a syndicated post. Read the original at IGN Video Games 2018-04-05.