AB4000 Rules

For those who enjoy to play other Old School formats you can read below the rules for Alpha/Beta 4000. All current MtG rules and errata apply unles specified otherwise. AB4000 is a format invented by Erwin, you can check-out his webpage for more information: https://www.dwarvenwarriors.nl/

Legal sets:

Alpha
Beta
Only English versions are allowed in AB4000.

Restricted in AB4000:

Ancestral Recall
Balance
Black Lotus
Braingeyser
Channel
Chaos Orb
Contract from Below*
Darkpact*
Demonic Tutor
Mind Twist
Mox Emerald
Mox Jet
Mox Pearl
Mox Ruby
Mox Sapphire
Regrowth
Sol Ring
Time Walk
Timetwister
Wheel of Fortune

*Note that ante-cards are banned unless the tournament/game is played for Ante.

Banned in AB4000:

(The ante-cards are banned unless the tournament/game is played for ante)
Contract from Below
Darkpact
Demonic Attorney

Errata:

Note: For all dexterity cards, you are allowed a “fair flip”; i.e. you may move the card(s) you’re choosing to a different position on the playing area to get a good flip.