In this episode Bryan and Charles go over the zones of Magic, as well as all the exceptions to the well-known rule of “objects changing zones are considered new objects”. Turns out, there are a lot of exceptions.
On this episode we talk about everything 2HG, including the upcoming Battlebond supplemental set! We also introduce Judge Tales: record and send us your favorite judge stories to be on the show! Last, but certainly not least, we ask you what Jess should do with the newly acquired www.bprill.com!
2HG quick reference: https://blogs.magicjudges.org/2hg/faq/
Battlebond Release Notes (Unavailable when we recorded): https://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/feature/battlebond-release-notes-2018-06-01
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 – https://judgecast.com/archives/425
Combat Phase (more in-depth) – JudgeCast #72 – https://judgecast.com/archives/573
Ultimate Showdown of Ultimate Destiny – https://www.newgrounds.com/portal/view/285267
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) https://judgecast.com/archives/531
Morph (JC #99) https://judgecast.com/archives/707
State-Based Actions (JC #147) https://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)
The JudgeCast team reprises an episode from five years ago by tackling replacement effects. If you would skip this episode, instead don’t!
Replacement effects rules on Yawgatog: http://yawgatog.com/resources/magic-rules/#R614
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“.