JudgeCast #187 – Turn-Based Actions

Brogan, Bryan, and Jess break down all the turn-based actions that occur in Magic, even the ones no one knows about! Did you know there are special ones just for the beginning of combat step and the precombat main phase?

Other related episodes and stuff mentioned in the show:
Steps of a Turn – JudgeCast #52 – http://judgecast.com/archives/425
Combat Phase (more in-depth) – JudgeCast #72 – http://judgecast.com/archives/573
Ultimate Showdown of Ultimate Destiny – https://www.newgrounds.com/portal/view/285267

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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 #150 – Eldritch Moonchanics

It’s that spooooookkkkyyyy time again!

The Release Notes for Eldritch Moon will be emerging soon, and to prevent our episodes from escalating in length too much, we decided to go ahead and cover the rules ahead of the release notes being released!

Just meld this episode with the one after it to get the entire Eldritch Moon rules experience.

Mechanics article with delightful videos: http://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/feature/eldritch-moon-mechanics-2016-06-27

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