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“Stay Away” how to handle case with 4 Infected cards

Last night I had a game where I was infected by The Thing and drew a Panic! card (Forgetful) which states that I should discard 3 cards and draw 3 more. What happened was that after that Panic! card I ...
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How to solve problems with the Invisibility power

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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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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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 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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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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How does the last turn of an epoch run in Priests of Ra?

Just bought Priests of Ra and am really enjoying it, but am not quite sure how the final turn of each epoch should be played. The rules state an epoch ends when the final sun is flipped over, so what ...
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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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In Troyes, how do use Chivalry and Joust as part of a VP engine?

Chivalry allows you to put one cube on one event card for each red die in your district (excluding the ones you use). Joust operates in the same vein, but requires the total value of the red dice in ...
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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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Does Redshirts Deluxe fix the stalemate issues of the original game? [closed]

It took two hours to end the game originally, and by that point everyone was just glad to have finished. Does Redshirts Deluxe, the new version of Redshirts, fix any of the stalemate issues ...
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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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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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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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Typo in the Women's Health Clinic, Richville, MD card?

We dug out my old X-Files CCG cards to play tonight, and in the process of playing, came across the card "Women's Health Clinic, Richville, MD". Card Stats: WOMENʹS HEALTH CLINIC, RICHVILLE, MD ...
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Sunrise vs. “Summon Eclipse” in Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Yes, I play the "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" (US) board game. Yes, I like it. On to the question! The Sunrise rule states: When the talisman moves to the Sunrise, all vampires that are outside ...
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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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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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How does the cost of designer board games compare to other forms of entertainment? [closed]

Some people complain about the cost of designer board games. With most board games near the $50 mark, and some approaching $100, they might look at the price of a movie ticket, DVD, or video game and ...
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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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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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Can I put more than one Master Builder in the King's Court?

I played my first game of The Pillars of the Earth today with 3 other people. I had a question about the King's Court which was not specifically addressed in the rules. If I have already placed a ...
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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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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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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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Big or small team members? [closed]

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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Should I avoid getting any pot in Poison or try to pick a color and get as much as possible?

What is the better strategy in Poison (BGG)? Trying to get nothing at all may be a good strategy, but sometimes hard. Is it better to try to get the most of a color, so that this color doesn't count ...
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In Alien Frontiers, how does Raider's Outpost work after a ship has been teleported to another Orbital Facility?

Scenario setup: A player uses the Raider's Outpost by docking a 3-4-5 set of ships. Same player uses an Orbital Teleporter to move the 5 ship to another Orbital Facility. Do the 3 and 4 ships ...
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In Conquest of Planet Earth, Do I conquer a Location with my remaining Alien Ships after Losing the final Fight Round?

Consider a scenario where I land 2 Alien Ships at a Location with a Resistance level of 1. This means there will be 1 Fight. From the Battles, Fights, and Fight Rounds section of the Rules Wiki: ...
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Master of Venice - On Delivering Guild Orders

In the game Master of Venice, what happen if after I have delivered a Guild Order, and upon drawing a new one, I still have enough goods to meet the newly drawn order? According to the rules, I still ...
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Shaun the sheep games rules?

Recently I bought some shaun the sheep games from kosmos.de, but the rules are in german. Does anyone know the rules for next two games : card game board game
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Power Struggle : Is the player being bribed allowed to see how much cash is offered?

In Power Struggle, to bribe a player, you put money secretly in a folder and pass it to the player you want to bribe. Can the player who is being bribed see how much is offered? If not, what is the ...
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Where can I find the rules for Word Thief?

I recently inherited a handful of games from a family member. One of those games happened to be Word Thief. When I sat down to play, I realized that the rulebook had been lost or was not included in ...
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Expulsion Card ruling in Mesopotamia

I don't have the english card text ready but the german one translates roughly like this: Move an opponents person or hut (with or without sacrifice token) up to 3 hexes from it's current ...
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Looking for full spoilers for the Shadowrun CCG

I'm looking for full-text (or even better, image) spoilers for the old Shadowrun collectible card game (interchangeably known as Shadowrun TCG or CCG). Basically, I'm looking for a list of all the ...
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Any defense against the forum cards in Roma?

My friend and I have played about a dozen games of Roma, and it seems pretty consistent that the player with the most forum cards wins. They're just the fastest way to collect victory points. Has ...