# Tagged Questions

A cooperative game where 2-4 players try to escape a mysterious island after saving its four treasures. But the island sinks deeper with every step the adventurers take... Playtime: 30 minutes.

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On a player's turn can they give an item card to another player that already has 5 cards? Would that player just have to discard a card or is it not allowed?
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### Forbidden Island: Can the navigator move another player 4 tiles for 2 actions / 6 for 3?

The navigator's action is moving another player 2 tiles for 1 action - it does not specify once per turn. Does this mean he could move another player 3 or 4 tiles for 2 action points, or is there a ...
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### How does Diver movement work in forbidden island?

I played my first few games of Forbidden Island last night, and one of the roles we played was the Diver. We weren't 100% sure of the meaning of his special ability, so I wanted to ask if anyone had ...
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### Differences between Forbidden Island and Forbidden Desert?

I own and play both Pandemic and Forbidden Island. In practice, I play Pandemic more...but like Forbidden Island too, when I think the former won't be quite accessible enough for someone. I've now ...
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### Can you use sandbags as your discard when you have more than 5 cards?

I have 4 cards, take my turn, then draw two cards with one of them being sandbags. I must now discard a card to be at 5. Can I use the sandbag card instead of discarding even though I have 6 cards in ...
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### Is the Diver able to turn when swimming across a flooded or abyss tile?

In the instructions it says the Diver can swim "across" a flooded or abyss tile for one action. Does this means he can make a turn and go to the tile diagonal from his location?
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### How likely are you to lose because Fool's Landing sinks into the abyss?

Since I like probability questions, and tttpp brought it up, I figured it might be interesting to calculate how likely you are to lose on the first turn in Forbidden Island, because Fool's Landing ...
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### Is it possible to lose Forbidden Island on the first turn?

My first time playing this game last night. My friend that was teaching me had only played a couple times. Despite a quick rules reading we wanted to verify this sequence that happened to us. ...
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### Stranded on a tile in Forbidden Island

In Forbidden Island, if a player (not pilot or diver) is stranded on a tile with all surrounding tiles sunk, is the game lost or can he be rescued? Can he give away his treasure to a pilot or diver ...
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### How do you handle drawing more flood cards than there are tiles on the board in Forbidden Island?

Pretty much what it says on the tin--when you're drawing, say, 5 flood cards and there are 4 tiles left in the game, are you supposed to keep shuffling and re-drawing one of those 4, thus ...
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### In Forbidden Island, can a Navigator move an Explorer diagonally?

My wife and I played a game of Forbidden Island last night. She got the Navigator adventurer, and I was the Explorer. The Navigator's special ability is that it can move any other player up to 2 ...
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### How can I beat Forbidden Island at Elite or Legendary difficulty with two players?

The title says it all -- maybe it's just me, but the difficulty from going to Normal to Elite difficulty is more than a little challenging. I've played with a combination of player combinations, but ...