A card game where the rules change as you play, and there isn't a goal until someone plays one. The goal changes just as often as the rules do, but most goals revolve around collecting particular "Keepers."

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Do I have to keep a creeper whenever I draw cards in Fluxx, even if I was drawing cards to give to other players for “Everybody Gets 1”?

Interesting scenario the other day. When playing the Action card "Everybody Gets 1" I drew a Creeper card. At this point though I had a conundrum. The Creeper card states I "must place it face up in ...
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Do I win or lose if I play “Trade Hands” while tied for “10 Cards in Hand”?

I have 11 cards and have to play 2. You have 10 cards. My first card to play is the goal "10 Cards in Hand", which says: "If someone has 10 or more cards in his or her hand, then the player with ...
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Does Play X go into effect immediately?

In Fluxx, the Draw X cards state that the current player may draw more cards so as to have drawn that number of cards on their turn. Does the same thing apply to Play X? For example, if the current ...
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How Has The Fluxx Core Game Changed Over The Years?

While researching Fluxx for a different question, I came across this chronology for editions of the game in Wikipedia: Fluxx 2.0 (new card layout, use of color, bridge-sized cards) Fluxx 2.1 ...
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Scope of “Finger of God”

In "Monty Python Fluxx" the wording on the "Finger of God" Keeper is a bit ambiguous. Can its special power be used on another player's cards? If you have this on the table you may smite (i.e. ...
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Are drawing an extra card and playing an extra card optional when the Party Bonus rule is in effect?

Here is the wording on my Party Bonus card... If someone has the Party on the table, all players may Draw 1 extra card and may Play 1 extra card during their turns. It's the word "may" that's ...
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Did this player need to draw?

We've just played a game of Fluxx, where the following occurred. There was a Draw3 and a Poor Bonus in play, so this player got to draw 4 cards. He then removed the Poor Bonus and changed the Draw3 to ...
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When is the winning condition checked in Fluxx?

New Rule "Draw 4" is in play. One opponent changes the Goal to "10 cards in hand". I have six cards in my hand. It's my turn and I draw four cards. I contend that the game is now over, as I have ...
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Flexibility of number of players in Fluxx

I've played Fluxx in groups from 2 through 10; Zombie Fluxx seems to work even better at the ends of that range. from here The boxes of all the Fluxx games say 2-6 players, but how well do ...
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What are the differences between the Fluxx games?

I currently have Fluxx and Zombie Fluxx, and I've noticed there are some differences: obviously, Zombie Fluxx is more centered around creepers. Zombie Fluxx is considerably less random. Less crazy ...
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Can I use the Finger of God on other players' turns?

In Monty Python Fluxx, the Finger of God reads: If you have this on the table you may smite (i.e. discard) any Creeper. After smiting, you must put this card back into your hand. Can I use it ...
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Conflict in Fluxx

Player A and Player B both have 5 Keepers in play. Player B has 1 Creeper (Prevents Player B from winning) Player A plays the goal card 5 Keepers which goes like this (goal cards, are the criteria ...
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Can Monty Python Fluxx be used with the regular Fluxx deck, or is it a separate game?

As far as I understand, Monty Python Fluxx is a separate game, not an expansion pack, that doesn't require the original Fluxx deck to play. But can it be used with the original deck - can it be used ...
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Is Fluxx a game of skill or luck?

In a recent question, a link was posted to a BGG member that attempted to objectively measure whether skill exists in the game Fluxx. This wasn't published in a peer reviewed journal, but was just a ...
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What does it mean when the Animator “counts as” the Finger of God?

In Monty Python Fluxx, the Animator reads: Counts as the Finger of God if the real Finger of God is not on the table. Does it mean that the Animator has just the nominal value of the Finger of ...
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Fluxx - What counts as a 'play'?

When the current rules in play are along the lines of 'Play 4', does that include any cards you have already played as the result of other actions / playing your Keepers, or do they have to be fresh ...
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Can you win with two creepers when the goal only has one creeper?

In various flavors of Fluxx, there are Creepers; they all say "You cannot win if you have this card in front of you, unless a card says otherwise." In Cthulhu Fluxx, there are frequently Goals that ...
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Fluxx “Once during your turn” New Rule cards

If I play a "New Rule" that allows an action "once during your turn" (Recycling, Goal Mill, etc.) - do I get to take those action immediately, or is my turn now over because I've completed my "played ...
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Does Silver Lining negate a creeper requirement?

If, for example, You Also Need a Baked Potato is in play or the goal is War=Death, what is the effect of the Silver Lining card, which states that creepers cannot prevent you from winning?
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When are Keeper actions available?

In Star Fluxx, some Keepers give you abilities that don't take up an action. Are Keeper abilities in Star Fluxx available immediately after the Keeper is put on the table, on the next turn, or just ...
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Fluxx - When should I carry out actions / use keepers?

At the start of a turn before drawing cards? Or at the end? (Zombie Fluxx in this case, but common to all variants of Fluxx I think?)
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What are the rules with attached creepers in Cthulhu Fluxx?

If I have a creeper attached to an investigator, does that still prevent me from winning? I understand that having a lone creeper in front of you prevents you from winning---unless the goal says ...
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When can I discard the Death Creeper Card?

On the Death card it says you can remove it when it stands alone. So my question is, As soon as I draw it and it stands alone can I remove it right then, or do I have to wait till my next turn to ...
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Can you move your keeper with creepers using the teleport card?

In Star Fluxx, can you move your keeper with creeper(s) attached to another player using Teleporter card?
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In Star Fluxx, have you needed to change how The Computer and The Unseen Force play?

Star Fluxx has a number of cards that end up being quite powerful and can throw chaos into a game that seemed to be almost over. Most of these cards are either Actions or Surprises and can thus only ...