You are the Head Judge for a Modern PPTQ. On her first turn, Andrea plays a Swamp, then casts . Naomi reveals her hand: three , two , and two . Andrea writes down every card in Naomi's hand, and when finished, says “pass the turn.” Naomi picks up her hand, draws a card for turn, plays a Plains, and casts Thraben Inspector. At this point, Andrea realizes she forgot to pick a card for Naomi to discard, and she calls for a judge. Judges feel free to answer on Judge Apps!
You are a floor judge for Day 2 of a Modern Grand Prix. Adrian plays his second land, then casts . Natalie lets Thalia resolve, and at the end of Adrian's turn, casts , targeting Thalia, by tapping her only land. Adrian shrugs and moves Thalia to the graveyard. Natalie untaps, draws for turn, then Adrian points out that Natalie could not cast the Fatal Push due to Thalia's cost increase. They call for a judge, and Adrian tells you that he received penalties for the same mistake twice yesterday. Judges
Albert and Nadege are playing in a standard PPTQ. They call you over to the table, and Nadege explains that Albert played on his previous turn, which was turn two. Nadege played a land on her turn and passed, and now Albert has played and Nadege has let it resolve. Albert went to put a +1/+1 counter on his Depala, and when Nadege asked why, he pointed out the Mimic, and they both realized Albert forgot to name a creature type. What do you do? Judges feel free to answer on Judge Apps!
Andrea is playing against Nick in a Standard PPTQ. Andrea, who has delerium, taps 3 s and casts targeting Nick. Nick lets it resolve and reveals his hand. Andrea selects , writes down the contents of Nick's hand, then starts searching his library. After exiling all the copies, she scoops up Nick's library and his revealed hand and begins to shuffle them together. Nick gasps “What are you doing? Judge!” What do you do ? Judges feel free to answer on Judge Apps!
In a Modern PPTQ where you are the head judge, Alex calls you over to his match. He explains that during his turn, he had attacked with a . Nathan responded by activating a targeting the . Alex responded by casting a for 4. He gains 4 life and draws 4 cards. After considering his options, he picked up the and moved it to the graveyard. Alex then played an and passed the turn. Nathan has just drawn his card for the turn when Alex noticed that Nathan did not put the into his graveyard. You
Alex is playing against Nate at a Standard PPTQ. Alex controls a and two . Alex casts and it resolves. Alex crews his with Thalia and attacks with all of his creatures. Before blocks, Nate activates his , and puts a Thopter into play. Alex, not wanting to be blocked, destroys it with . After taking 3 from the kill spell to 10, Nate makes another Thopter with and says “ok, go to blocks?” Alex agrees, Nate blocks one Inspector with , and the with the remaining Thopter. Both players record
Anna and Nancy are playing in a Modern Masters 2017 sealed event run at Competitive REL. Anna casts targeting Nancy. She scries one card to the bottom of her library and the other to the top. She then flips the top card of her library, revealing , puts it into her hand, and rolls the die on her from 4 to 5. Nancy then says “Whoa! Hold on a minute! I had stuff to do! Judge!” Nancy explains away from the table that she wanted to cast on one of Anna's creatures before the Domri ability
Alice is playing against Nicky in round one of a Standard PPTQ. Alice controls two untapped and two untapped . Alice taps both Mountains to cast and announces she will scry 2. Nicky confirms. Alice looks at the top two cards of her library and places both cards on the bottom of her library. A spectator watching the match notices Alice forgot to tap one of her Plains when she cast and calls for a judge. Judges feel free to discuss this scenario on Judge Apps!
Abel is playing against Neil at a local Modern 1k. Abel calls you over and says that he and Neil just realized that Niel's is no longer a forest because of Abel's , but they both forgot to put Niel's enchanting it into the graveyard several turns ago when resolved. What do you do? We are now accepting submissions of solutions for Bronze scenarios, the best of which will be published with the answer next week. Submit here!
Adrian and Nina are playing in a Standard PPTQ. Adrian cast during his pre-combat main phase and proceeds to attack with his . Nina blocks with her and before damage she sacrifices to make her creatures indestructible. On Adrian's end step Nina activates her to search for . Nina draws her card for the turn and then realizes that the Selfless Spirit wasn't exiled, and Adrian didn't create a Zombie token. JUDGE! Judges feel free to discuss this scenario on Judge Apps!