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What is Regular Rules Enforcement Level (REL)?

Written by Kim WarrenLevel 4, United Kingdom Most in-store events are run at Regular REL. Some event programs explicitly require it – Prereleases, Launch Parties, Game Days and Friday Night Magic events all must be run at Regular REL. This also acts as the default for most of the other tournaments which might be run at your Local Game Store (LGS). The defining feature of Regular REL is that the focus of these events is on fun and education, which means that we are more forgiving of player

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And so it begins…

Hey there! Welcome to the start of a series of blog posts delving deeper into the policy and philosophy of Judging at Regular Rules Enforcement Level (REL). The Judging At Regular REL document (JAR) is intentionally kept short; we want it to be short enough that it could be printed double-sided onto a single sheet of paper. The idea is to keep it more accessible to any individual who might be interested in organising or helping to run Regular REL events at their local game store without requiring

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Born of the Gods JAR update

The latest JAR update is now available in the document center:http://www.wizards.com/WPN/Document.aspx?x=Magic_The_Gathering_Judging_at_Regular_REL This update was just a bit of housekeeping, so there is not much to see this time around. Firstly, we have fixed the language identifying a triggered ability so that it is now clear these abilities normally start with 'When', 'Whenever' or 'At'. Secondly, we've update the section about how to deal with an illegal deck to remove the reference

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Theros JAR update

Hey guys. JAR update: http://www.wizards.com/wpn/Document.aspx?x=Magic_The_Gathering_Judging_at_Regular_REL So, there are not that many changes in the latest version of the JAR. There is some tightening of language where we saw that there were things that could be said in a more concise fashion, and there are some clarifications (such as explicitly stating that bluffing about cards in hidden zones does not count as lying, and so is not a Serious Problem). The one real change shouldn't be a

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Actualización de Arbitrando en NIR Normal de Kans de Tarkir

Es el mejor momento de la temporada: ¡la actualización de Arbitrando en NIR Normal! Con la actualización de políticas de M15, hubo grandes cambios en cómo debemos manejar la conducta antideportiva en NIR Competitivo y Profesional, pero sin muchos cambios en cuanto a NIR Normal. Eso se ha corregido con esta actualización, y es realmente el único cambio importante - el resto se trata de detalles menores. Este cambio se puede ver al final de la sección Comportamientos generales no deseados,

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