Dust Warfare Tournaments With A Magic Assistant

Dust Warfare Tournaments With A Magic Assistant

There isn’t much software available for Dust Warfare yet, but there is plenty for Magic the Gathering, including collection editors, deck builders and even a card editor.

One program in particular stands out, Magic Assistant, by Alena Laskavaia. It’s a program of two halves: one half is a collection editor and deck builder for MTG, but the other half is a game-agnostic tournament organiser.

The tournament organiser is meant to replicate the official Wizards Event Reporter software, but because it’s not tied in to the DCI (the official rules body for MTG), it can be used for any game, including Dust Warfare!

In this article I’ll explain how to use Magic Assistant to run a Dust Warfare tournament.
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The July 2012 Tournament Rules

The July 2012 Tournament Rules

On June 29th 2012, Fantasy Flight Games (FFG) announced the first edition of the tournament rules for Dust Warfare, along with details of big DW tournaments coming up in 2012. The rules PDF lays out how DW tournaments should be run, and introduces a new Battle Builder, too.

After mulling over the rules for a week, I have some thoughts that I’d like to share. Let’s take a look at the rules and some of what lies within.
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