Board game where players take the role of enormous monsters in a battle for the city of Tokyo.

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In King of Tokyo, can you get more than 1 evolution per turn?

In the rules, it states that you must roll AT LEAST three hearts to earn an evolution card. If you are able to roll/use card(s) to garner, for example, 6 stars, can you apply the 'at least' statement ...
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King of Tokyo: When can you buy a card and when can you start to use them?

I have two questions related to purchasing cards: When can you purchase a card? Is it only during your turn or you can just go ahead and buy cards as long as you have cubes even if it's another ...
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What is your average VP score rolling 2 versus 4 dice after an initial 3322xx roll?

King of Tokyo has a die rolling mechanic similar to Yahtzee, where you get three rolls and may choose to hold or reroll any die you previously held. At the end of third roll, you must keep the ...
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King of Tokyo, effects of cards after monster death

In King of Tokyo, when a monster dies does the effects of shrink counters or poison counters placed by that monster still apply, or do those counters fall away with the eliminated monster ?
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In King of Tokyo advanced play, does the monster in Tokyo Bay move into Tokyo City if the Tokyo City monster yields?

Then the attacking monster would enter Tokyo Bay unless both spots are yielded and attacker enters Tokyo City? This is important because when monsters are eliminated and there become fewer than 5 ...
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Does a herbivore gain 1 star if he attacks but the damage is ignored due to armor plating?

This scenario came up in a game played tonight: The King is in Tokyo City and has an Armor Plating card ("Ignore damage when that damage would only make you lose 1"). Alienoid is not in Tokyo and ...
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about rolls and being forced to reroll

If I'm rolling dice in King of Tokyo, I get what I want after 2 rolls, and I choose not to take my 3rd roll. Another person has a card that says they may make someone reroll a die once each turn. If ...
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Do dice finish resolving before yielding Tokyo?

When does yielding occur in relation to dice resolution? Simultaneously? After all dice have resolved? After attack dice are resolved? For example (A for attack die, H for heart): Alice is outside ...
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Do you acquire Evolution cards simultaneously when Attacking, and when can you use them?

The King of Tokyo rules state: If you are attacked while in Tokyo and you don’t want to be there anymore (and who can blame you – it can be rough!) you can yield to the Monster that attacked (he ...
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Does Burrowing's extra damage affect non-attack damage and where inside/outside Tokyo?

Burrowing's effect states: Deal 1 extra damage on Tokyo. [...] Does this mean, "Deal 1 extra damage [to the Monster] on Tokyo."; or "Deal 1 extra damage [when your Monster is] on Tokyo." I ...
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Does a Monster have to survive an attack to yield Tokyo?

King of Tokyo has one of the most poorly written rules. The rules state: If a Monster loses its last life({Heart}) it is out of the game. If you are attacked while in Tokyo and you don't ...
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King of Tokyo: Dice resolution -> Yield -> Card buying?

when exactly must a player choose to yield Tokyo? Today we had a game and the player in Tokyo took 1 attack and decided to stay in Tokyo. The player whose turn it was, then bought a card that dealt ...
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How many cards can I buy in a turn?

How many cards can a player purchase during a turn? If it is three, is there a way to discard one of your cards to purchase another?
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When can cards/power ups be played in King of Tokyo (and Power Up! expansion)?

I think these is how the cards can be used: Keep cards can be played only during your turn. Discard cards are to be played immediately. Permanent power ups can be played only during your turn. ...
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Can both monsters in Tokyo yield at the same time after an attack?

In a 5- or 6-player game of King of Tokyo, there are two spaces in Tokyo: the city, and Tokyo Bay. Normally, if a monster is inside Tokyo, and a monster outside Tokyo attacks, the monster in Tokyo has ...
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Do wings allow me to leave Tokyo?

When in Tokyo if I use Wings (Pay 2 energy to avoid damage until the end of the monster turn) to avoid damage can I still leave Tokyo and have the player that rolled the claw take my place? Or do I ...
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Can you leave Tokyo voluntarily?

In King of Tokyo, you gain victory points for entering (and starting your turn in) Tokyo, but it's very painful to stay there - all of the other monsters are trying to kill you. Can you leave Tokyo ...
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When entering Tokyo Bay, does the monster in Tokyo City take damage?

For a 5+ player game, the first two players to roll fists/claws can enter Tokyo. If there is already a player in Tokyo City, but Tokyo Bay is open, does rolling fists/claws damage the monster in ...