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How should I start with Hero Clix?

I am interested in playing Hero Clix but I'm not sure how to start. What starter set should I get? Are individual figures expensive? How do I find a community of players?
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Catching an illegal move too late in Castles of Burgundy

I was playing The Castles of Burgundy last night, and early in the second phase, one of the players realized that he had made a major error the round before -- he had placed two of the same building ...
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Can you place landmarks in lake?

In Tobago there are only few rules when placing huts, palms and statues and implicitly I never placed these landmarks on lake tiles. Is there any rule or hint saying whether or not they can be ...
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Do rockets or destroyed systems count for the green d8?

From Mobile Frame Zero Rapid Attack, page 64: A mobile frame with neither direct fire nor artillery range weapon systems get 1 green 8-sided die as well. This doesn't count as a system and can't ...
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What are Bonus Tactics Markers in Heroes of Normandie

Me and my friend are playing through the scenarios of Heroes of Normandie and have just been asked to use Bonus Tactics Markers. From the picture in the book we found them amongst all the other ...
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Apparent contradiction in official rules for Kamisado?

I have in front of me the official Rules of the Game for Kamisado. They make me wonder which player takes the opening move in a new round after filling from the left or the right. The section ...
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Where can I find the web app for designing Robot Turtles boards?

I once heard about a web app for designing Robot Turtles boards. Where is that?
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What Is Eriku's Ability?

When I bought my copy of the Tokaido expansion "Crossroads", the shop had included a bonus player named "Eriku" in the box. He's not part of the main game for either the original board or the ...
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In the Game of the Goose, keep moving again and again if I keep landing on geese?

In the Game of the Goose, if you land on a square with a goose, you may move the same amount of squares again. If that lands you on a square with a goose again, can you move yet again? In theory, ...
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In LOTR with Sauron, what's the timing of Nazgul cards?

We were playing the LOTR board game (Reiner Knizia) with the Sauron expansion (me as Sauron). On a player's turn, I played a Nazgul card. They interrupted the card with yellow cards, putting the ...
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What are the dragonflies used for in Little Balancing?

My question is about this game for little people: http://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/134434/little-balancing The set is nice quality, it's fun and quick to play, and very collaborative without much ...
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When scoring in Prosperity, is there a maximum limit for research?

In Prosperity, the rules for scoring Research say: Research: each player moves a number of spaces in both Research tracks equal to the number of Research symbols visible on their individual ...
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Where can I purchase replacement parts for Battleship Galaxies?

My boys and I still enjoy Battleship Galaxies in spite (and because of!) some rather bizarre abilities and the strange "activate only one ship" mechanic. My younger son was setting up the board for ...
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May a creature declare an attack while it is exhausted?

In Berserk: War of the Realms, if a creature 'may declare a magical strike' on some condition, does that apply even when it is exhausted? For example, the Elf Spellslinger 'may declare a magical ...
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Is this movement through other trucks in Auf Achse correct?

I've the 1987 edition of Auf Achse. Would be interested in an answer for that and if it's any different in the 2007 version. When moving past other trucks, the rules translation we have (from the ...
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Where are the various Krosmaster Arena tokens supposed to go?

In the Krosmaster Arena board game box, there are a variety of tokens that come with the set. In the plastic "piece container", the eight original figures are already set in place, and there's an ...
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How do bonus tiles and booty tokens work?

In Pantheon, you represent... the collective interests of a pantheon that's trying to get worshiped. (You score points for getting deities worshiped, but the scoring system isn't picky about which ...
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How Does Wooly Bully 2's Waterproof Wings Variant Work?

I've started an online game of Wooly Bully (La Guerre des Moutons) 2 with the waterproof wings variant "on", but I'm not 100% sure how this rule plays out in practice. The key line in the rulebook ...
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Guards! Guards! starting volunteer's effects

The board game Guards! Guards! has a system of recruiting volunteers which have various effects on the players who recruit them. These effects range from permanent bonuses to stats (e.g. +1 charm to ...
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When are targets chosen in Final Fantasy TCG?

In the FAQ, some cards, like Hades (1-046U ハーデス) mention a need to have valid targets when the card is used. This entry also implies that some targets may become invalid before resolution time. This ...
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What are the rules for Harry Potter: Rescue at Hogwarts Game?

I got this game used, but there are no instructions. I've done a solid Internet search but had no luck. The Mattel site shows the game, but it has no instructions available for download. I don't even ...
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Are items shared when hiding alone in City of Horror?

If you hide alone in City of Horror, do items still get shared (to yourself) even though no vote takes place?
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How are excavation permits handled if the turn you dig in straddles a year-end?

In Thebes, you're an archaeologist digging up ancient ruins around the turn of the 20th century. When you show up at a dig site, and dig for some variable amount of time, you expend your excavation ...
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How does the RATUKI card work?

A relative has given us a Hasbro card game called Ratuki - the rules for which can be found here. I just can't decide how the RATUKI cards are meant to work though. In normal play, a stack must be ...
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Adding additional weapons to rock-paper-scissors

Many of us are probably aware of the classic 'Rock-paper-scissors' game. I'm looking for an expansion with as many weapons as possible. One popular alternative is 'Rock-paper-scissors-lizard-Spock'. ...
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Any online software available for scheduling of adhoc gaming groups? [closed]

I'm part of a new group of board and card gamers who'd like to meet on a regular basis, probably once or twice a month. We all work for different companies in different locations in the state at ...
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Does the Favor of the Pope begin in play in Condottiere?

In Condottiere, does the Favor of the Pope (white token) begin in play or does it not come into play until the first Bishop card is played?
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How is a roleplaying game not a board game?

Let's say you have a roleplaying game with these elements: a board on the table, depicting the rooms of a castle miniature pieces on the board, representing the different characters in the game ...
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Does a fortress count as a unit when defending a city?

If I have a city with a fortress but no units inside it, and my opponent moves armies into that city, does my opponent have to defeat the fortress to win? In other words, do fortresses behave like a ...
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Sake & Samurai / Beer & Vikings: Burning up spirits while being tormented

The rules for the games Sake & Samurai and Beer & Vikings allow dead players to "torment" players that are still living by stealing their Sake/Beer tokens. But any player is always allowed to ...
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Hawaii strategies [closed]

What are possible viable strategies in hawaii? So far I tested: going for whole village building, drawback is that you have very little chance to build anything else, pros is lots of free resources ...
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Time's Up! rule to guess a number

In the third part of Time's Up! (the Peter Sarrett game), I have to mime without speaking. Let's say my partner has to guess the movie "Seven Samurai". Is it allowed: to mime the figure with seven ...
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How many trucks can line up in one dock outside a speakeasy?

Each speakeasy has 3 docks (majority, minority, and public), but within each of those docks/bays, how many trucks are allowed to queue? For example, say there is a speakeasy with 4 minority holders ...
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What are good general strategies for Tigris & Euphrates? [closed]

I've recently discover Reiner Knizia's game called Tigris & Euphrates. It didn't take long to convince me that this game is great and quite deep. I've played only a few times, but enjoyed all of ...
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Is 3-4 player Labyrinth endgame necessarily a deadlock?

I played Ravensburger's Labyrinth with two friends, and we didn't manage to finish the game. As far as I can see, you can never effectively move your piece more than 2 steps during your turn (step 1 ...
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Hunt re-rolls in the presence of Sauron's servants or Strongholds

How should I understand this rule (rulebook p.41, Hunt Re-rolls)? Does it refer to the last known position of the Fellowship, or does the free peoples' player have to tell the shadow player that he ...
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Which character abilities are most useful/effective in Yggdrasil?

I've played enough Pandemic (another co-operative game with varying player abilities) to know that some characters' abilities are more useful than others, or at least lead to a higher probability of ...
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Are experience awards additive in Battlestations?

I'm having trouble deciphering the v1.1 rules in general, but especially whether some experience awards are additive. For example, are the rewards for attempting the mission and the experience for ...
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Can I somehow block zone spells?

Can I somehow block a spell that targets a zone and damages all creatures within it, like Firestorm?
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In Dungeon Petz, what is the optimal round to pick the “Inviting new imps” action space?

What is the optimal round to pick the "Inviting new imps" action space in a 2-, 3- and 4-player game, respectively?
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How do the hand size rules interact with Share Your Nuts?

In the game of Nuts the rules state: Drawing Cards Whenever you play a card, whether on your turn or out of turn, immediately draw a card from the deck. You should always have five cards in your ...
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How do you resolve Polarity Stabilizer when Bifurcation Conduit has triggered?

Bifurcation Conduit states: If you have two or more opponents remaining, choose an additional opponent. For the rest of the turn each part of your machine affects both chosen opponents. Then remove ...
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In Village (2011) are the winning strategies really balanced?

I've been playing Village often with my girl (2 player game only) - it is more a matter of making more points than actually competing (as in blocking the other player). I have not, so far, played the ...
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Looking for rules to a card game called “Wild Cards”

This game is played with several tables of four in which winning partners in one round move to new table. Wild cards/rules change with each round. It's great for getting to know people. I lost my ...
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Is Star Wars: Galactic Files going to have stats? [closed]

I looked at Star Wars: Galactic Files and it says it has 350 character cards, and interesting stat on the back. When they say stats, do they mean combat abilities, like Ahsoka Tano :Jar Kai, Force ...
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Can I use Bad Toys on other people's babies?

In the rules for Evil Baby Orphanage, it says for Bad Toys that "you may discard the toy from your Orphanage to cause any Evil Baby to take it's Unsupervised Actions during your Activity Step." Does ...
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Kingsbridge Scarlet: trade 1 cloth for 3 VP

In Chapter 4 long-term (blue) event card, there's one that says: Each player may trade 1 cloth for 3 VP If this were a one-time card, there wouldn't be any issues. However, as this is a blue ...
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Does a unique collection give 4 or 7 points?

In Gloria Picktoria, does a unique collection give 4 points because it is unique, or does it give 7 points because it is unique (4) but also the longest collection of that type in the game (3)? ...
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Can you peek at your cards from future years in Seasons?

In Seasons, after you have selected cards for all 3 years, can you take a look at cards from future years to plan which energy to take?
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Can you turn around in Circus Imperium?

In FASA's Circus Imperium, are you allowed to turn your chariot around on an oval track? One of the tactics suggested during a previous game was for a player who has no chance of winning to turn ...