For this episode, Sean and Jose discuss the new judge classes you can find here:http://wiki.dcifamily.org/index.php/Judge_Classes, changes to FNM’s offerings, listener questions, characteristic-defining abilities, and fixing the last episode where Sean cut a part out that he shouldn’t have.
Kevin Binswanger re-joins our crew for this riveting, timely episode! Your intrepid hosts cover myriad varied subjects this time around, including the May rules changes and updates (http://www.wizards.com/Magic/Magazine/Article.aspx?x=mtg/daily/feature/141a) and the NPH FAQ just in time for your local prerelease (http://www.wizards.com/Magic/Magazine/Article.aspx?x=mtg/daily/arcana/703). We’ll also discuss at length the changes to definining what a Level 1 judge is, and what’s in store for the Magic Judge program going forwardhttp://community.wizards.com/judge/blog/2011/05/04/level_requirements_and_testing_sphere_report
We’re proud to announce the California-Canada Magic Judge Challenge, where teams of judges from each region are challenging one another in a race to 100 judges and 5 new promotions. If you’re a prospective judge in California, send us a note at JudgeCast@gmail.com and we’ll get you in touch with your local Level 2 judge to start you on the path (Canadians can politely ignore this message).
As always, we finish up with a couple listener questions, and are happy to take yours, just send it to firstname.lastname@example.org!