JudgeCast #184 – What are Special Actions?

This episode we tackle special actions in the Comp Rules. They’re not just for Leonin Arbiter anymore!

Other rules episodes we referenced:
Steps of casting a spell (JC #71) http://judgecast.com/archives/531
Morph (JC #99) http://judgecast.com/archives/707
State-Based Actions (JC #147) http://judgecast.com/archives/974

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JudgeCast #177 – Learning About Learning

In this episode, we talk about the state of judge testing, some styles of learning, and how one can study and prepare for tests without being able to spam practice tests. In addition to JudgeCast, we talk about lots of other resources for judges to learn from. We end the episode by discussing the list of things you need to know to pass the Level 1 and Level 2 exams.

Resources discussed in this episode:

Rules Documents:
Basic Rulebook and Comp Rules
(PDF/TXT Formats)
Comp Rules (Hyperlinked; Good for reference)
WPN Doc Center (IPG, MTR, JAR, etc)
Annotated IPG
Annotated MTR

Other Learning Resources:
Knowledge Pool (Weekly Policy Scenarios)
Cranial Insertion (Weekly Rules Articles)
Mystical Tutor (Judge Classes and Presentations)
Judge School (Available in English, French, Russian, Spanish, and Polish)
Jueces en Vivo (Spanish Language Latin American Judge Podcast)

Exam Information:
Level One Exam
Level Two Exam

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JudgeCast #167 – Parts of a Card

On this episode, we’re joined by the amazing Billy Willy to discuss the numerous parts of a card. Find out about the rules for illustrations (yes, there’s a rule for that!) and how set symbols used to be relevant in the game! Bprill reminisces about the good old days before color indicators and tells you about his new puppy, pictured below.  You can more or less follow along in the comprehensive rules section 2, also titled “Parts of a card“.

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JudgeCast #160 – Do You Copy Copy

On this episode, the three amigos cover everything anyone could ever want to know about copy effects. If by the end of this there is some corner of copy effects you don’t understand, then you just weren’t listening.
On this episode, the three amigos cover everything anyone could ever want to know about copy effects. If by the end of this there is some corner of copy effects you don’t understand, then you just weren’t listening.
(By the way, you’re going to want this: Mirrorweave – Each other creature becomes a copy of target nonlegendary creature until end of turn.)

Got a rules question, comment, concern? E-mail us at judgecast@gmail.com

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JudgeCast #147 – State Based Action Sanitation Workers

Much like SBAs, we post every time you’re about to get priority.

That makes no sense.

But we’re here and covering State Based Actions again! Learn all about these little critters that help keep the game clean and fresh.

GP Charlotte SK Article: http://www.mtgscorekeeper.com/2016/05/gp-charlotte-2016-saturday.html

Why does Bryan hate CJ?

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JudgeCast #106 – JAR of Knowledge

On this very special episode, we finally dedicate an entire episode to the JAR. This is must-have knowledge for L1 hopefuls, and really something every judge needs to know at all levels as the nearly all sanctioned Magic events that ever happen are run at Regular REL.

To help us, we have special guest L4 and JAR Boss Kim Warren on to guide us through.

Links from the show:

The latest version of the JAR can always be found at judgecast.com/docs

Regular REL blog: http://blogs.magicjudges.org/regular/

Judges for Charity: judgesforcharity.com

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JudgeCast #104 – FNM Format Fun

JudgeCast starts a new mega-series, to be picked up at some point in the future. The plan? Cover every format that was announced to be legal for FNM.

In this first episode of that series, we cover standard, modern, vintage, block, legacy, draft, and sealed. These may seem basic but you have a standard JudgeCast money-back guarantee you’ll learn something along the way.

Links from the show:

FNM Format announcement: http://www.gatheringmagic.com/news-10112014-fnm-format-and-regional-ptq-updates/

Episode on 2HG: http://judgecast.com/?p=593

Episode on Investigations: http://judgecast.com/?p=691

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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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JudgeCast #81 – Two Headed Giant Cats

On this episode, the judgefellas team up to cover all the rules and procedures around two headed giant. Never again can you make the excuse of not knowing 2HG on those test questions. NEVER AGAIN

We also talk about CJ’s cats and pancakes because that is surely why you’re tuning in. And of course we read e-mails from listeners just like you!

2HG FAQ

 

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