We're making a major change to how users get JudgeApps accounts. User accounts no longer require approval from an L2+ judge prior to use, but rather, they can be used as soon as the user verifies their email address. To protect our users' privacy, we've added additional restrictions to uncertified user accounts. These restrictions limit access to large amounts of personal information, while allowing broader access to features like practice exams, the forums, and many other JudgeApps features. Some Read more [...]
Projects on JudgeApps have some new organizational tools, making it easier than ever to find projects in your own Sphere or Region!
Some changes are here for the "Ask a Magic Judge" IRC channels. Details and new connection information are available here!
Hello everyone! Today, we're introducing a new feature to JudgeApps. Many roles and levels within the Judge Program require an application, including verification of certain pre-requisites, such as events judged, reviews written, or exams passed. In the past, this has been verified using ad-hoc processes, such as unverifiable Google forms, or manual verification by the few users with access to the necessary data in JudgeApps. This new system will improve these processes by allowing for centralized Read more [...]
We are scheduling a maintenance window for the MagicJudges.org network of sites for Friday, August 24th, 2018, at 10AM Eastern. This is the final stage of migrating the servers to updated software baselines and current hardware infrastructure. We expect this maintenance to last no more than three hours. During this maintenance, most sites will remain online, but may experience brief and intermittent interruptions. Judge Blogs and JudgeApps will each be unavailable for a longer period of time Read more [...]
Grand Prix attendees should be aware of a new subforum specifically for travel planning and social events, there are some formal guidelines over what may be a JudgeApps "Event", and all users should take a moment to check their notification settings to make sure they find out about events that they're interested in!
Email verification is now required for all new and existing JudgeApps accounts. We've also crafted new guidelines for JudgeApps profiles.
The JudgeApps team has added a feature to synchronize your calendars with your events listed in JudgeApps.
The JudgeApps team is pleased to launch our latest feature: Exams! JudgeApps is now the Judge Program's official platform for testing.
Whenever a user makes an account on JudgeApps, we verify the information they provided, to prevent against abuse, spam, and to ensure that their account information is correct. Prior to the current Judge Center outage, we had a partially automated system where the site admins, RCs, and Level 3 judges would review the accounts of people who wish to sign up for JudgeApps. Since the outage, we have been sending the list of accounts to Wizards of the Coast, who would verify the information and tell us Read more [...]