Khans of Tarkir JAR update

Written by Kim Warren Level 4, United Kingdom It's the most wonderful time of the season: JAR update time! With the M15 policy update, there were some big changes on how we handle Unsporting Conduct at Competitive and Professional REL, but not much of a change at Regular. That has been fixed with this update, and is really the only major change - the rest is just housekeeping. This change can be seen at the end of the General Unwanted Behaviours section, and I consider it important enough

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M15 JAR Update

Hey guys. The new JAR has gone live, and can be found here: Judging at Regular REL Most of the changes this time around are just small modifications to wording in order to make points clearer or to make a paragraph more concise. We've also added a reference and a link to the Magic Tournament Rules in the Resources section, seeing as these still apply at Regular REL. There are a couple of things which merit a bit more discussion, however. The main one can be found in the opening paragraphs: 'If

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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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Do not adjust your radio…

As we kick off 2013, it is time to reflect on what 2012 brought us - or in some cases, didn't bring us. According to the WPN site, there hasn't been an update to the JAR since 22nd March, 2011. This isn't quite true - there have been many updates, however none of them managed to get published. There are many reasons for this, however they are not within the scope of this article. The subject I would like to discuss here, and follow-up on the forums afterwards, is "Deviate like Hell". As a huge

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