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Two Rooms and a Boom with few players

I've had groups of 8, 10, and even 20+ to play Two Rooms and a Boom, and it was always a fantastic time. There was enough unknown information and things were hectic enough that things kept being ...
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Elimination when a player loses all herds, but still has a Chupacabra

I'm looking for a rules clarification for "Chupacabra: Survive the Night" by Steve Jackson Games. The rules state: Any player who loses all his dice is out of the game, even if he hasn't attacked ...
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Where can I find the web app for designing Robot Turtles boards? [on hold]

I once heard about a web app for designing Robot Turtles boards. Where is that?
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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Is Brasilia a weak starting investment in Imperial 2030?

The other day I was playing said game, and I draw Brasilia as my starting investment. While I don't feel I played particularly well, I did find it harder than the others to expand my empire. Further ...
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In Last Will is property purchasing broken?

I've played Last Will with 2-4 other friends a few times. One friend consistently wins. He never buys any property and just plays event cards, goes to the theatre and plays non property cards in his ...
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Big or small team members?

So, there seems to be two schools of thought when it comes to creating your standard team: Go big or go home. Get all the biggest, most powerful guys you can to fit into your allotted points Swarm ...
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“Brigand Attack” in Struggle for Catan (when upgrading Settlement --> City)

I just bought this game last week and had a question (and BGG couldn't help...) When read at face value, it would seem that "Each player who has more than 7 resources must discard all excess ...
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Constantinopolis Taberna Building

I have just completed playing Constantinopolis(BGG) for the first time and there is a rule that I think requires clarification. The Taberna utility building (Reseller) is used for purchasing goods of ...
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Can Bazooka Joe use Black Ops when attached to a unit?

Bazooka Joe has the Black Ops special rule that allows him to be given a free order during the command phase. The Black Ops rule is not listed as a "Shared" rule, so it is not normally given to any ...
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How literally should I take the “Man of War” in Pirate King?

I've encountered the following card while playing Pirate King: "Man of War: Fight ship of equal value: win 1 crew 1 cannon and 500 bronze" I'm not sure how to interpret it and I haven't really ...
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Can a player swap position with a dead body in lifeboat?

In the lifeboat game the rules when you are unconscious specify that : Other players could swap their position with yours or steal your cards and you can't defend yourself. But nothing is ...
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How many moves can I make in a single turn in Maharaja?

The Maharaja rules state that I can take my two actions any way I like. I can even sub-divide the actions. So for example, given the "build palace and house" action, I could build a palace in one ...
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What impact will Kickstarter have on how Designer Board Games are released?

There have been some notable releases through Kickstarter. Eminent Domain - one of the earlier big successes. Eaten By Zombies D-Day Dice - most successful board game kickstarter to date. How do ...
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When claiming victory, can one select a character other than the Chosen One or Fenrir?

According to the rules, for a normal Heroic victory: ...you must move the Chosen One (by the normal movement methods) to the building where the Organ of Eternity is located... However, the ...
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In the game “En Garde!” - How do optional routines work?

For some time I've been puzzling over just how optional routines work in En Garde! I'm not even sure I fully understand how the Parry-Reposte routine works, let alone the Optional Block and Optional ...
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How to solve problems with the Invisibility power in Strange Synergy

This question is about the board game "Strange Synergy" by Steve Jackson Games - its a rather complex game so if you are not familiar with it, please ask for clarifications before attempting to ...
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Does “Swarm” AI card affect all Locust on the map?

In the Gears of War board game there are AI cards. These cards generally refer to AI's that fit a specific criteria (like "all wretch with 3 spaces"). However the Swarm card reads: Each Locust ...
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Do you get to draw a card if you rotate a tile?

In Eruption, one gets to draw new tiles by connecting lava flows to cities. If there is already a tile connected to a city, and it is rotated using a Aftershock card, and the lava is still connected ...
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Where can I download the mantic Kings of War rulebook?

As Ben said it should be avaliable for download, but I couldn't find it.
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Clarification of the Veto Card in El Grande

In El Grande, it is possible to collect a Veto card, which can be used to prevent a player from performing the action of the card they choose. It can be used to veto one card in the current round or ...