Magic: The Gathering

Old School Magic

  • In-store registration opens at noon
  • No proxies
  • No reprints — only actual printings from legal sets are allowed
  • Black bordered cards are highly encouraged
  • Foreign language cards are allowed
  • Swiss + 1, no Top 8

Format Changes

  • Ice Age and 4th Edition have been added to the list of legal sets.
  • Necropotence has been added to the restricted list.
  • Amulet of Quoz has been added to the banned list.

Old School Format

This format is based off of the 93/94 format with several changes to set legality and the banned/restricted lists.

Legal Sets

  • Alpha
  • Beta
  • Unlimited
  • Revised
  • Arabian Nights
  • Antiquities
  • Legends
  • The Dark
  • Chronicles
  • Fallen Empires
  • 4th Edition — newly added!
  • Ice Age — newly added!
  • Collector’s Edition — in double-sleeved decks only
  • International Edition — in double-sleeved decks only

Banned Cards

Special Errata

Chaos Orb (2)


1, Tap: Choose a nontoken permanent on the battlefield. If Chaos Orb is on the battlefield, flip Chaos Orb onto the battlefield from a height of at least one foot. If Chaos Orb turns over completely at least once during the flip, and lands resting on the chosen permanent, destroy that permanent. Then destroy Chaos Orb.