Archive for the 'Judge’s Corner' Category

Judge’s Corner #8

November 3rd, 2017
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by the Good Gamery Judge Team

Q: I suspect that my opponent is cheating. What should I do?

A: If you think he’s cheating, here is what you should do: 1) identify your feelings; 2) tell him about your feelings; 3) take note of his reaction; 4) try to obtain physical evidence; 5) ask for the respect of honesty; 6) set boundaries for your self-care.

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Judge’s Corner #7

October 20th, 2017
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by the Good Gamery Judge Team

Welcome back to our regular series Judge’s Corner, where we answer your Magic: the Gathering rules questions. Q: I cast Mind Rot on my opponent, but they have no cards in hand. What happens? A: This is covered by Rule 609.3: “If an effect attempts to do something impossible, it does as much as possible.” […]

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Judge’s Corner #6

October 13th, 2017
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by the Good Gamery Judge Team

Welcome back the Judge’s Corner, where Good Gamery’s famous judge team analyze the complexities of Magic’s rules and regulations.

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Judge’s Corner #5

September 29th, 2017
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by the Good Gamery Judge Team

Welcome back the Judge’s Corner, where Good Gamery’s famous judge team analyze the complexities of Magic’s rules and regulations.

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Judge’s Corner #4: Special Ixalan Edition

September 22nd, 2017
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by the Good Gamery Judge Team

Welcome back the Judge’s Corner, where Good Gamery’s famous judge team go over some important rules notes and reminders about the new set in preparation for the upcoming prerelease.

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Judge’s Corner #3

September 15th, 2017
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by the Good Gamery Judge Team

Welcome back to the Judge’s Corner, where our extremely high-level Good Gamery judges answer your questions about the MTG rules.

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Judge’s Corner #2: Special Kaladesh Edition

September 23rd, 2016
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by the Good Gamery Judge Team

Welcome back to our semi-regular series Judge’s Corner. This week we have a special Kaladesh edition of Judge’s Corner where we go over some important rules notes and reminders about the new set in preparation for the upcoming prerelease.

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Judge’s Corner

September 16th, 2016
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by the Good Gamery Judge Team

Welcome to our new semi-regular series Judge’s Corner, where we will answer your rules questions.

Q: I attacked my opponent with a dragon and he cast a Summary Dismissal and said my dragon was exiled because creatures are actually creature spells. Is that true?
A: Actually, everything that isn’t a land is a spell, so all creatures, enchantments, artifacts, planeswalkers, and even cards in your hand and graveyard are exiled. Lands stay around but since their mana abilities are countered they can no longer tap.

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