New Cards to Chronicles

New Cards to Chronicles

With the release of Seed Saga, 350 new cards enter the Current Format. Seed Saga is a reprint of Seed I-III, but doesn’t include certain cards that were deemed inappropriate for the Current Format. Therefore, the following cards will not be legal in Current, and will only be legal in Chronicles:   New Cards To Chronicles: Arcane Research Ass Crest of Deception Crest of Greed Crest of Obsession Crest of Elitism Crest of Rage Dark Awakening Meat of the Mountain Noble Sacrifice 31337! Foment Foul Diviner Scintillating Chamber Pot Swinish Elder Gilded Yurt Spry Archer Ritual of the Double Monkey Unstoppable Asskicker Several older cards had rarity changes from their original incarnation. They are as follows: Rare to uncommon: Clay Node Foolhardy Desperado Forbidden Knowledge Gambling Den Narrow Passage Runic Battery Spiky Pumpkin The Currency Bazaar Trebuchet Officer Wand of Possession To uncommon: 3cc3n7r1c 73chn1c14n 3p1c D00dm4k3r 4rm0r3d 31f Affectionate Dollkeeper Aroused Stiffbone Ascendant Madcap Barrier of Benevolence Black Scourge of the Brine Blazing Shriever Chancellor of Reinstatement Colossal Flattener Emissary of Loot Epicureous Mammajamma Fired Hand Flabbergasting Philosopher Horrifying Brain-Monkey Hypnotic Illusionist Imperial Thaumaturge Implosive Explosion Inadequate Wand Inconvenient Roadblock Lucky Bastard Massive Erecting Golem Miraculous Regeneration Multi-Attachment Man Nattering Stoopswaggler Overindulge Plunging Shriever Recyclable Golem Redonkulous Rewarding Salvage Roundalicious Breasticles Sequestered Hellion Uncontrollable Jalopy Vorpal Sword Witty Worm Finally, please see the attached checklist for a list of cards included in Seed Saga: The Descent of Gideon. All versions of these cards, including from Seed I-III, will be legal for all Current format constructed tournaments starting September 5th. Seed Saga Deck Registration...
The Three Judge System

The Three Judge System

By Terence Jason Dorman, former solo-judge When I became the original judge of Grasshopper’s Comics for The Spoils, it was during a period of my life when I was becoming a judge for every game out there. As the guy who ran events at Grasshopper’s (this was during my tenure of employment there), I needed to be a judge for whatever games were holding events for, which including Spoils, WoW, Magic, Star Wars Miniatures, and others. Needless to say, my brain was full of rules and judging got a little hectic at times. The most disappointing part of being a judge, though, was missing out on Spoils events. I couldn’t participate in the Seasonal Championships or Invitational Qualifiers as I was the judge for them (with the exception of a few that Dan or Moxless judged), so my competitive juices were always on the back burner, plus I was falling behind in STE points. Had the Three Judge System existed back then, I would have been a happy camper. For those who are unaware, the Three Judge System works as follows: – The Three Judge System can be employed in any lower-level tournament and allows judges to participate in the events they are judging. – The Three Judge System has no dedicated judge but instead relies upon three individuals knowledgeable enough in the rules. These three individuals do not have to be a judge but instead can be three players that the venue and/or rest of the players feel are knowledgeable enough in the rules to handle any situations that may arise. Out of the three judges one will...