There are two big topics this week - a horrible sound in the back of your throat and the end of a thing that needed ending! More specifically, Hogaak ran roughshod over the Mythic Championship...even though its direct counter was the most-played card in the tournament. And the Judge Program is getting a much-needed overhaul. We'll explain as many of the ins and outs of each of these two topics as we can. We'll also touch on a few other bits of news as always, like the SCG event results, how the MSRP removal could be bad, and how WotC doesn't understand what is and isn't shuffling.

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WotC doesn't understand shuffling -
Magic at GenCon -
Judge Academy, relevant links all in this article -
Judge Academy AMA 7/30, 11 AM PDT -
UK LGS comments on price increases -
Hasbro & Magic on Forbes -
SCG Columbus coverage -

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