JudgeCast #143 – Shadows over Innistrad Release Notes

CJ Shrader
Creature — Human 1/2, UG
Defender

At the beginning of each upkeep, if CJ isn’t available to record, transform into Matt Williams.

Matt Williams
Creature — Human 2/1 (White/Red)
Haste, Indestructible, Vigilance

Matt Williams must attack each combat if able.

At the beginning of your upkeep, put a hustle counter on Matt Williams. This turn, there is an additional combat step for each hustle counter on Matt Williams.

It’s that time of the season again! Ghosts skulk in the basements, men transform into beasts, delirium and madness drive the crowds to riot, and we record another release notes episode!

We cover all the cards we deem interesting in the interest in getting you ready to play or judge in your prerelease, and try to cover some of the wackier stuff that can happen with the new rare cards.

SOI Release Notes: http://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/feature/shadows-over-innistrad-release-notes-2016-03-30

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JudgeCast #129 – Battle for Zendikar Release Notes Awokened!

In our quarterly tradition, we’re back with an episode all about the Battle for Zendikar release notes! We cover every mechanic in depth, and pick out the juiciest looking cards to give you a boost for playing in and judging your prerelease.

Want to learn how Awakening a spell might not always be the best move? How about how it interacts with manlands? How colorless is devoid? Converge, what’s the deal with that? How to handle “processing” when there are multiple piles of facedown exiled cards, I know that’s been eating away at you.

Come for the knowledge, stay for the awkward segues!

Release notes: http://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/feature/battle-zendikar-release-notes-2015-09-23

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JudgeCast #124 – Magic Origins Release Notes

The release notes for Magic Origins are here! Learn about double faced cards, spell mastery, and renown! Want to hear our thoughts on Lorwyn for some reason? Well they are in this episode! How about an extremely unlikely corner case involving two copies of a mythic? People love those, and JudgeCast gives them to you for free!

Release notes: http://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/feature/magic-origins-release-notes-2015-07-08

Application to apply for SCG Charlotte, where Jess and CJ will be: http://apps.magicjudges.org/events/2984/

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JudgeCast #116 – Dragons of Tabakir Release Notes Part 2

Part 2 of our episodes on the Dragons of Tarkir release notes! We cover the rulings on some individual cards, with some behind-the-scenes looks thanks to our returning guest Matt Tabak!

Release Notes: http://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/feature/dragons-tarkir-release-notes-2015-03-18

Fblthp Walking the Planes: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LF7l4gkOekY

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JudgeCast #115 – Dragons of Tabakir Release Notes Part 1

On this super-special episode we have Magic Rules Manager and all around tall dude Matt Tabak on to talk about the Dragons of Tarkir release notes!

We’ve split the notes into two episodes. In this one, you’ll find a discussion of Matt’s career at Wizards of the Coast, some forced Gummi Bear references, and we go over the new mechanics in Dragons of Tarkir.

Release notes: http://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/feature/dragons-tarkir-release-notes-2015-03-18

Matt’s Tumblr: http://tabakrules.tumblr.com/

Matt’s previous episode: http://judgecast.com/?p=581

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