In this episode of the PokePopCast, we return to our review of Pokemon’s Penalty Guidelines. Aside from the review of section 6, we go over how a judge should approach issuing penalties and dealing with players.
Well, this is an extra special episode of the PokePopCast!
We have an hour long interview with Vince Krekeler, Meganium45 on the Gym.
Vince is a Stage 2 Professor and runs a number of Regionals in the US, including the upcoming St. Louis Regionals in February 2018.
Among the features of that Regionals will be the return to the US of the Professor Seminar AND the Professor Cup!!!!!
If you are a Professor, reserve your spot at the Seminar and if you are Stage 1 or higher, sign up for the Professor Cup so that I can beat you.
The PokePopCast is starting a series going over the Penalty Guidelines in detail. In Part 1, we review sections 1 through 5. This also discusses how judges should approach handling issues with players, keeping in mind the Spirit of the Game and the goals of “Fun, Fair, and Fast”.
Below is a summary of the significant changes in those documents. We also have an analysis of the most important changes on the latest PokePopCast, focusing on the major change in the penalty for “Drawing an extra card. You can check out the PopCast here: https://youtu.be/uh–USnPcp4