On this episode, we’re joined by Charles Featherer, AKA “Dr. Judge” at Un-Set events, about judging local, regular REL events, especially FNM. Whether you’re new to judging or old hat, you’re sure to learn something from this episode.
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
Jess, Brogan, and Bryan tackle the steps of casting a spell in this concise, evergreen episode. You may want to bookmark this one for your friends that want to become a judge.
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
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:
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)
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“.
Got a rules question, comment, concern? E-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org
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?
We go off-script and cover Zones in detail! Learn exciting facts about the “battlezone,” the exile zone, objects moving between zones, and listen to us bravely try to come up with scenarios for some of these ridiculous rules.
We also read some e-mails from listeners just like you!
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/
Judges for Charity: judgesforcharity.com