Magic: the Gathering in the UK
Nothing too bad.
There's way too much discussion of draft picks and non-too-subtle signals (I'm guilty also here but trying not to do that any more).
And I've seen people do the "am I thinking of odd or even" thing to determine who starts which I don't think I'd allow as the opponent.
Chi Banefired my guy as an instant during our game the other day (Charlie was sitting next to us and pointed it out) and stuff like that happens all the time. I'm pretty sure those kind of mistakes are basically always innocent errors, rather than cheating, though.
Is this question inspired by particular incident?
It would be insanely easy, agreed. And I suppose you do get rating points and boosters so not entirely pointless.
But for me I'm trying to become as good at the game as I can so it holds no appeal. That's why I'm switching to not looking at picks except between boosters and not discussing picks, too, like Peter. I don't think you can hold everyone to that, though, because it's a social event not a mega competition.
there is one guy who hasnt been at the club for too long that me and geoff are wary of, he has fucked over gil, and double picked oring-infest in draft, he also tries to rules lawyer, and ive already told jason, ill point him out if anyone wants
Ben - the official rules for a real life draft are that you have a certain time limit to make your pick (some number of seconds), then you put it face down and you're only allowed to look at your picks in a short review period at the end of each booster. They certainly enforce this on the Pro Tour but should be at any competitive level event.
what he got 2 o-rings and 2 infests???!!!
Amidu said:there is one guy who hasnt been at the club for too long that me and geoff are wary of, he has fucked over gil, and double picked oring-infest in draft, he also tries to rules lawyer, and ive already told jason, ill point him out if anyone wants