War of the Sparks Policy Notes

Rules-changing static abilities Many Planeswalkers in the set have rules-changing passive abilities that restrict the actions of the other player (Angrath, Ashiok, Dovin, Karn, Kasmina, Narset, Tamiyo, Teferi, Teyo, Tibalt). Most of them are playable in Limited, and some are seeing heavy play in Constructed, even in older formats. There are some concerns that these abilities could be the cause of many GRV or HCE Warnings, with unfortunate consequences on game enjoyability, sportsmanship, and

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Ravnica Allegiance Rulings clarifications

This document is created to clarify how policy should be interpreted in interactions with new Ravnica Allegiance cards. This document is based on the January 21st 2019 IPG and MTR; future changes to these documents may render some these rulings obsolete. Current abilities clarified: Riot Addendum Current policies clarified: Scry/Surveil Missed triggers Specific card clarified Teysa Karlov   Riot CR - 702.135a Riot is a static ability. “Riot” means

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Guilds of Ravnica Rulings clarifications

This document is created to clarify how policy should be interpreted in interactions with new Guilds of Ravnica cards. This document is created based on the October 5th 2018 IPG and MTR, future changes of those documents may make ruling below outdated. Current cards clarified: Charnel Troll Underrealm Lich Dream Eater Current abilities clarified: Jumpstart Current rules clarified: Reversing decisions   Charnel Troll If its upkeep triggered is missed, it does

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[O]fficial: Handling Lost Cards

Note: This article was originally an excerpt from the Tardiness article which describes the philosophy behind the infraction. It happens that upon shuffling their deck, a player realizes they are missing cards and call a judge. Reading Tardiness, this should be an immediate Game Loss, then the player has 10 minutes to find replacement, or they get a second Game Loss. However, we've come to realizing this was a pretty poor experience for players and that, should that happen to them again, they

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