Battle for Zendikar Expeditions – Tournament Organiser FAQ

Some rules about sanctioned events, and how expeditions work in limited. EDIT: update for the new deck swap procedure, which fixes lots of problems in sealed! In sealed, there's a new process where each player opens all of their boosters, with the person sitting across from them watching to verify. All those cards, including any expeditions opened, belong to the player who opened them. Once all the packs are opened players will register the pool of the person sitting across from them, and then

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WER Update 1/5/15 – CAUTION!

There's a WER update today, it's made local player databases inaccessible for many people. Let your local store know to backup their local player database before doing any updates (click no when it asks if you want to update), and to leave the update until after it's fixed. Also before even opening WER you can go to C:\Users\User\AppData\Roaming\Wizards of the Coast\Event Reporter and copy TournamentData.dat, email it to yourself in case of the worst case scenario. If you're affected

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Dragons of Tarkir/Fate Reforged Updated Checklist

A combined DTK-FRF checklist with both sides in one PDF, for use in competitive sealed events. All the extra stuff on the FRF side has been removed so players can't possibly put their name or basic lands in the wrong place. There's a spot for recording foil basics in the pool added to the DTK side. Note that if the foil basic was from a FRF booster then it will appear as though they have an "extra" DTK card and are "missing" one from FRF, not that you should be counting many lists anyway. dtk-frf

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Backups and the Local Player Database

Backup your data! Your Local Player Database in WER (LPDB) is one of the biggest assets in getting a store level event underway quickly. If you've got a queue of players you know typing their names is going to be much faster than waiting for each player to fumble around and pull their DCI card out of their wallet or bring it up on their phone. If something happens to your LPDB or the computer it's on, that information is gone forever. You can't get it back except by looking up all your local

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Welcome to the Store Events blog!

Hi All, I'm Fabian Peck, an L3 from Melbourne, Australia. I work as the Magic events coordinator in a store here running events from 8 player drafts up to prereleases with 800+ entries over the weekend. This blog is going to be aimed at people running store level events; judges, store employees, tournament organisers and anyone else who's interested. I encourage you to forward this to any local stores who might be interested, if they don't have a judge on staff they're unlikely to see this

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