Card Text differences in the First Printing of Unlimited vs Later

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Card Text differences in the First Printing of Unlimited vs Later

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It is fairly well known that the first printing of The Wizards Unlimited had lighter blue borders compared to later printings. And an icon of the first printing is the Fellowship card art that is "zoomed in."

But I recently noticed a text difference in Sacrifice of Form. One card with a lighter border from the first printing still has the "-3 to any body checks" from the Limited version of the text while the darker border card text gives "+3", matching the errata to the Limited version of the card.

Looking at this yesterday I think I remember seeing this in another place, but I might have been remembering Sacrifice of Form... Has anyone else seen this somewhere? I doubt I have a full set of the first printing but I'm interested in limited/unlimited changes so now I'm looking at this too.
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Re: Card Text differences in the First Printing of Unlimited vs Later

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Limited vs Unlimited:
The Old Thrush
The White Tree
Akhôrahil
Align Palantír
Corsairs of Umbar
Cracks of Doom


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Konrad Klar wrote: Wed Nov 30, 2022 6:27 am Unfortunately disabling Hide Extras on Cardnum page has no effect if specified set if selected.
Has different effect - shows promotional cards.
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Unlimited vs Unlimited:
Eye of Suron
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Right, there are plenty of Limited vs Unlimited differences. But I wonder about Unlimited first printing vs later printings.

Eye of Sauron changed between printings of Unlimited? I checked and I don't think I have a first print (light blue border) copy.
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Text on scan of the card at Cardnum page does not contain a word "Alternatively". Text of my copy contains the word. Text of your copy
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contains the word too.
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Konrad Klar wrote: Sat Dec 03, 2022 9:10 am Text on scan of the card at Cardnum page does not contain a word "Alternatively". Text of my copy contains the word. Text of your copy
viewtopic.php?p=40420#p40420
contains the word too.
At least my light and dark border versions have same text.
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