JudgeCast #97 – Sky Is Not Falling Edition – L2 Redefinition and New IPG

There’s been so much happening over the past few weeks!

On this episode the judgefellas have special guest Justin Turner (L3 and RC) on to talk about some big changes to the judge program.

We go into the L2 redefinition in depth. Why did it change, what do L1s looking to become L2 need to do now, and even what do existing L2s need to do to remain L2?

We also cover the new IPG. Listen to exciting changes/clarifications to Improper Draw at Start of Game, Game Rule Violation, Deck/Decklist Problem, and the expanded and upgraded version of Unsporting Conduct – Major

Links from the show:

L2 Redefinition – http://apps.magicjudges.org/forum/topic/11108/

IPG – http://wpn.wizards.com/sites/wpn/files/attachements/mtg_ipg_18july14_en.pdf

MTR – http://wpn.wizards.com/sites/wpn/files/attachements/mtg_mtr_18jul14_en.pdf

JAR – http://wpn.wizards.com/sites/wpn/files/attachements/mtg_jar_18jul14_en.pdf

Toby’s Article on the IPG - http://blogs.magicjudges.org/blog/2014/07/14/m15-policy-changes/

Kim’s Article on the JAR – http://blogs.magicjudges.org/regular/2014/07/15/jar-update/

Chewie’s Kickstarter – https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/themanapool/the-mana-pool-mtg-merchandise-videos-podcasts-and?ref=nav_search

Mameshiba (Everyone needs this) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wjsZbnTNB8c

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JudgeCast #95 – What To Suspend When You’re Suspended

We discuss the disqualification process from start to finish, including the paperwork a judge needs to do and what happens after they pass it off. And because we don’t know what happens after the judge passes it off, we have very special guests Eric “Toucan” Shukan (head of the Investigations Committee) and Guillaume Beuzelin (also of the Investigations Committee) on to discuss the process entirely.

(Unfortunately, Jess’s audio gets weird as the episode progresses. We apologize for that, it hopefully won’t happen again and does not take away from the great information in the show)

The Mana Pool’s Kickstarter:

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/themanapool/the-mana-pool-mtg-merchandise-videos-podcasts-and?ref=nav_search

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JudgeCast #94 – Potpourri Party

On this episode, we each bring a smaller topic that doesn’t fill an entire episode but something we wanted to talk about. Learn about numbers! Setting life totals! Damage! Drawing cards! And the finer points of casting a spell.

We also celebrate a new L4, issue a correction from the previous episode, and read listener e-mails.

Links:

Steps of Casting a Spell Episode: http://judgecast.com/?p=531

Missed Trigger Episode: http://judgecast.com/?p=140

Annotated IPG on Missed Triggers: http://wiki.magicjudges.org/en/w/Annotated_IPG/Missed_Trigger

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JudgeCast #93 – Parley Over Here!!

On this episode, we cover the Conspiracy FAQ IN DEPTH.

Learn all about Will of the Council, draft-matters cards (and how they interact with each other), Conspiracies, Dethrone, and Parley. We skip Morbid; you’ll be fine.

We also read e-mails from listeners just like you, covering topics from sleeves to a minorly racist way to remember the layers!

Conspiracy FAQ: http://www.wizards.com/Magic/Magazine/Article.aspx?x=mtg%2Freleasenotes%2Fcns

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JudgeCast #92 – Pro Tour Professionals

On this episode, we have Jeremy Behunin and Abe Corson on to talk Pro Tour Atlanta and judging the pro tour in general! What’s it take to judge a Pro Tour? How is it different than a GP? What are the problem cards at Pro Tour Atlanta? What are those guys with the iPads even doing?

These questions and more are answered!

Links from the show:

MTGYou episodes with Jeremy on:

http://www.mtgyou.com/183/

Judge Foils Announcement: http://www.wizards.com/Magic/Magazine/Article.aspx?x=mtg/daily/arcana/1489

Downgrade For What: http://blogs.magicjudges.org/lems/2014/05/07/downgrade-for-what/

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JudgeCast #91 – You Can’t Listen To This At A PTQ

On this episode, we cover the newest incarnation of the IPG and the MTR! Topics include changes to the electronic device policy, the elimination of Failure to Follow Official Announcements, and the newly renamed Limited Procedure Violation.

We also spend a few minutes discussing these God Packs that are all the rage these days, and of course reading e-mails from our beautiful listeners.

Multitude of links from the show:

Toby’s Article for Judges

Toby’s Article for Players 

New IPG

New MTR

Annotated IPG

Article on Split Cards

Jess’s Article on the Changes

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JudgeCast #90 – Journey into FAQ

On this super-special episode, we strive (see what I did there) to bring you all the interesting and relevant interactions in Journey Into Nyx! We cover the FAQ in just-enough depth.

Links from the show:

The FAQ: http://www.wizards.com/Magic/Magazine/Article.aspx?x=mtg/faq/jou

Judge Classes: http://wiki.magicjudges.org/en/w/Judge_Classes

Annotated IPG: http://wiki.magicjudges.org/en/w/Annotated_IPG

Contact information:

E-mail: judgecast@gmail.com

Twitter: twitter.com/judgecast

Facebook: facebook.com/judgecast

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JudgeCast #89 – A Type-ical Episode (Part 2)

On this, our second part of our two part series on types, we cover Subtypes and type-changing effects in detail! This podcast is not a trap and there is nothing arcane about it.

Uhh…curse your gated shrines? Urza’s? This joke is not as easy with Subtypes as it was on episode 88 (Which you should listen to first before listening to this one!)

Also, be sure to listen after “the credits” for One Weird Tip a local mom discovered on how to increase the quality of your podcast audio!

Links from the show:

SCG’s rewards changes: http://www.starcitygames.com/news/293_Judge+Rewards+Page+Relaunch+and+Judge+Compensation+Changes

The episode of Card Advantage with CJ on it: http://www.cardadvantagecast.com/2014/04/02/episode-053-a-theros-guide-to-planeswalkers/

 

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JudgeCast #88 – A Type-ical Episode (Part 1)

This episode promises to be anything but basic, in fact you might call it legendary! Are you snowed in with only your creature comforts? It’s a good thing you landed here of all places in the world. Turn on this episode about types in Magic and in an instant prepare to be enchanted.

Through what sorcery do we put out content so good? We have special guest Aaron LaCluyze on, a fan of the tribe of Goblins and an all around scientific expert.

Unrelated, Karn is an artifact and a planeswalker. I mean, not really, but something has to complete this belabored joke.

Aaron’s twitter: https://twitter.com/lacluyze

Card Advantage: http://cardadvantagecast.com/

Monday Night Magic: http://mtgcast.com/topics/mtgcast-podcast-shows/active-podcast-shows/monday-night-magic

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