JudgeCast #255 – Catching up on the Year That Wasn’t

In this episode Bryan and Samma catch up on whats been happening with Judging during the pandemic, as well as discuss what they have (or haven’t) been doing to stay current.  We also talk about resources that might help you start to get your judge legs back under you.


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Rules Questions: Cranial Insertion | Welcome to Cranial Insertion!

More Rules Questions: RulesGuru

Diffs of Rules and Tournament Docs: Venser’s Journal (vensersjournal.com)

Rules Q&A: Magic the Gathering Judge Rules Q&A Chat | MagicJudges.org

Annotated IPG:- Magic Infraction Procedure Guide – Rules Resources (magicjudges.org)


JudgeCast #253 M21 Release Notes and Special Guest

In this episode Bryan and Jacob are joined by former JudgeCast host Jess Dunks to go over cards of interest from M21 as well as talk about how wildly inconsistent P/T of whales are in relation to their size. Catch up with Jess as we cover intervening if clauses, copy effects, state based actions, playing additional lands, and all sorts of other rules minutia for the discerning rules nerd.


JudgeCast #252 – Digital Policy Docs and Bannings

Better late than never: In this episode Bryan and Jacob discuss the the recent WOTC bannings, companion rules change, and give first muddled impressions of the new Digital MTR and Digital IPG

Banning and Companion Rules Change – https://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/news/june-1-2020-banned-and-restricted-announcement?asp=4

Depictions of Racism in Magic – https://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/news/depictions-racism-magic-2020-06-10

Digital Policy Docs – https://judgeacademy.com/policy-documents/


Judgecast #250 – GPHJ Investigations with Kevin Desprez

In this episode Bryan and Jacob sit down with GPHJ Kevin Desprez and talk about Investigations from a GPHJ perspective. We talk about what information HJs want to know from floor judges, as well as tips and tricks used during investigations by the experts.


Judgecast #247 – MTGMelee with Steve Port

In this episode Bryan and Jacob learn about MTGMelee, a new web based service that allows running and playing in online MTG Tournaments. The JudgeCast crew sit down with Steve Port and learn the ins-and-outs for Players, TOs, and Judges. Spoilers: It’s pretty slick in at least 6 feet in every direction.

MTGMelee Webpage: https://mtgmelee.com/
MTGMelee on Twitter: https://twitter.com/mtgmelee
MTGMelee on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MTGMelee/
How to Use MTGMelee : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tn0FGtn-V-0