JudgeCast #201 – Two-Headed Giant of Four Eyes.

On this episode we talk about everything 2HG, including the upcoming Battlebond supplemental set!  We also introduce Judge Tales: record and send us your favorite judge stories to be on the show! Last, but certainly not least, we ask you what Jess should do with the newly acquired www.bprill.com!

2HG quick reference: https://blogs.magicjudges.org/2hg/faq/

Battlebond Release Notes (Unavailable when we recorded): https://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/feature/battlebond-release-notes-2018-06-01

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JudgeCast #199 – Layers (Part 2) – aka “That’s no moon!”

In a continuation from episode 197, we talk about layers and how effects interact using them. We also talk a bit about dependencies, and reference too many moons (Blood Moon, Bad Moon, Imprisoned in the Moon, etc)

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JudgeCast #197 – Layers (Part 1)

Judges talk about continuous effects until end of episode.

We reference copy effects, discussed in more detail here: http://judgecast.com/archives/1034

We also reference our Types episodes, which are here:  http://judgecast.com/archives/651 and here: http://judgecast.com/archives/659

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JudgeCast #195 – Penalties

In which we discuss each penalty, why they’re given for various infractions, and how that applies at Regular vs. Competitive RELs.

Disqualification process and FAQ: https://blogs.magicjudges.org/o/disqualification-process/ 

Toby’s April Fools Challenge Flags article: https://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/making-magic/introducing-challenge-flags-new-approach-appeals-2013-04-01

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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.)

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