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Core Set Survivor: Magic 2013 Edition

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The letter T!here were 285 cards in Limited Edition Alpha, the first Magic: The Gathering core set. Only 250 of those cards were reprinted in Revised. And only 211 of those cards were in Fourth Edition. With each core set, the number of cards that had been in every core set went down. Here are the numbers so far:

Alpha : 285
Revised: 250
Fourth Edition: 211
Fifth Edition: 151
Sixth Edition: 79
Seventh Edition: 60
Eighth Edition: 40
Ninth Edition: 24
Tenth Edition: 16
Magic 2010: 8
Magic 2011: 2
Magic 2012: 1

With last year's Magic 2012, Giant Spider became the winner of Core Set Survivor. But what about the future? Will Giant Spider continue to reign unchallenged in Magic 2013? To find out the answer, click here!

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