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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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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Actualización de Arbitrando en NIR Normal de Nacido de los dioses

La última actualización de Arbitrando en Nir Normal está disponible en el centro de documentos: http://www.wizards.com/WPN/Document.aspx?x=Magic_The_Gathering_Judging_at_Regular_REL En esta actualización sólo se realiza un poco de mantenimiento, así que no hay mucho que ver en esta ocasión. En primer lugar, hemos corregido el lenguaje empleado en las habilidades disparadas para que sea más fácil distinguirlas; éstas normalmente empiezan con “Cuando”, “Siempre que” y “Al”.

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