JudgeCast #198 – Dominaria Release Notes!

The rules are changing, but the sky isn’t falling. Along with new mechanics and weird cards, Dominaria brings with it rules changes that have caused the errata of many, many Magic cards. Additionally, we go card-by-card over some of the most interesting interactions in the set. Listen in as we explain it all!

Links:
Dominaria Release Notes (.docx): http://media.wizards.com/2018/downloads/DOM_Release_Notes/EN_MTGDOM_ReleaseNotes.docx

Dominaria templating changes: https://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/news/dominaria-frame-template-and-rules-changes-2018-03-21

Dominaria Comprehensive Rules Changes: https://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/news/dominaria-comprehensive-rules-changes-2018-04-13

Dominaria Oracle Text Changes https://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/news/dominaria-oracle-changes-2018-04-13

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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 #194 – So you wanna Head Judge a Pro Tour?

Join us as we interview Pro Tour Rivals of Ixalan Head Judge Jared Sylva!

We talk about the prep that goes into the Pro Tour and the way in which it’s different from a Grand Prix or other event.

Jared has been our guest before! Check out these awesome topics, especially Episode 51.
About being an L4, Episode 51: http://judgecast.com/archives/423
About Investigations, Episode 111: http://judgecast.com/archives/771
About Grand Prix DC, Episode 142: http://judgecast.com/archives/952

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JudgeCast #192 – Rivals of Ixalan Policy Updates and Background Checks

Join the team as we discuss new policy updates, new background check requirements for Tournament Organizers, and the new banned and restricted list.

Banned and Restricted list – https://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/news/january-15-2018-banned-and-restricted-announcement-2018-01-15

Tournament policy documents – https://wpn.wizards.com/en/resources/rules-documents

Toby’s Policy update Blog (Including SECRET Cavern of Souls rules) – https://blogs.magicjudges.org/telliott/2018/01/15/policy-changes-for-rivals-of-ixalan/

WPN Article – “Making magic Spaces Safer” –  https://wpn.wizards.com/en/article/making-magic-spaces-safer

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JudgeCast #191 – Rivals of Ixalan Release Notes

Prepare yourself for the prerelease! Join Jess, Brogan, and Bryan as they discuss the new mechanic (that’s right, just one) in Rivals and some of the more interesting interactions. Full Rivals of Ixalan Release Notes: https://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/feature/rivals-ixalan-release-notes-2018-01-05

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JudgeCast #189 – Things a New L1 Should Know

A new Judge can have lots of questions about the Judge program. Brogan, Bryan and Jess try to answer all the questions you have, and even a few you didn’t know you had. How do I get a Shirt? What is Judgeapps? How do I find other judges? What is this Code of Conduct I have to agree to? What is that squeaking sound? And many more!!

Referenced Links:
Judging at Regular – http://judgecast.com/docs
Judge Code of Conduct – https://blogs.magicjudges.org/conduct/magic-judge-code/
Judgeapps – https://apps.magicjudges.org
Official Announcements – https://apps.magicjudges.org/forum/71/
Your email settings – https://apps.magicjudges.org/notifications/settings/
Level Definitions – https://blogs.magicjudges.org/o/judge-levels/

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