On PCs and BGCs

Incoming wall of text, all of it opinion.  Bear with me, I think it needs to be said. The PCs made a statement this week on the topic of background checks. Although this statement had great intentions, I feel that …
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12 Years of the Pro Tour (Part 3)

As I find myself flying to Las Vegas to be part of a history-making event, I find that I am compelled to finally finish my series on my many years of judging the PT. Why does this event provoke this …
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Legion… (wait for it)… dary PR Events

My friend and founder of Legion Events (and longtime judge) recently stepped back from running his physical stores, taking on some new challenges. In light of the fact that Steve has been running Magic events for such a long time, …
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12 Years of the Pro Tour (Part 2)

Some time ago, I posted a blog entry labelled as "Part 1." It seems wrong that I should leave that hanging. At long last, I will continue... Judge Responsibilities and Assignments Some aspects of working a Pro Tour have been …
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Foiled!

Unless you've been ignoring the judge forums, judge blogs, judge podcasts, judge tweets, and so on this week, you are already aware of the coming changes to judge foil distribution. To be clear, I'm referring to the fact that they …
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The Level Limbo

If you're reading this post, you probably are already aware of the updated requirements for L2 announced this week and to go into effect August 1. You are probably also aware that this is not the first time that requirements …
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12 Years of the Pro Tour (Part 1)

Hello, and welcome to Time Distortion! On my way to judge at Pro Tour: Journey Into Nyx, it dawned on me that I had a great item to kick off this blog! Disappointingly free of functioning WiFi, I couldn't help …
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