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Translation Software

Which software is best for translating Yu-gi-oh cards from Japanese to English without changing the original art.
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Handling dwindling supplies in Splendor

Splendor is a great game, but the rules were written sub-optimally. The following quotes the rules that specify what actions a player can take on his turn: On their turn, a player must choose to ...
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How to track changes in components in designing a board game? [on hold]

I'm currently designing a board game for the first time. I have a set of rules and I'm almost to the point where I want to do some paper prototypes to prove that the ideas I have are fun, I just need ...
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155 views

When a creature dies and later returns to the battlefield, does it keep +1/+1 counters?

If I have a Bloodcrazed Hoplite that's been given +1/+1 counters from its heroic ability, and then it's killed by an enemy creature, and then I cast a spell that returns it to the battlefield, does it ...
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2answers
773 views

Can Japanese Cards be played if using an English based Deck?

I was reading on the Yu-Gi-Oh Wiki that some cards have their artwork changed due to censorship, examples are the Fortune Lady's Original Japanese version English Version with Censor now i am ...
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60 views

If Queen covered with opponent coin and both players have coins to pocket, Queen will be recovered?

In carrom, if the Queen pocketed, while covering, covered with opponent coin by mistake(both players have coins remaining on the board), will the Queen belongs to opponent or recovered to place on ...
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1answer
86 views

Can we extend the game by playing Multiple Boards At Once?

I play Ticket To Ride with my gf and friends and we love it! So much so that we always reach the end thinking, 'this went too quickly!'. We've toyed with playing two maps simultaneously, has anyone ...
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19 views

Is Ticket To Ride Asia played with stations?

In Ticket To Ride US Edition there was no stations, but in Europe Edition there were. When playing Asia Edition, do you play with/without stations or is there no set rule about them? I couldn't spot ...
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What deck should be used for a beginner in Netrunner

Netrunner suggests playing with Jenteki as a first hand, but I have heard that is a bad starting deck. Which should be used for a starting deck for introducing someone to the game? And which should be ...
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When should I get rid of the queen of spades in Hearts?

Whenever I play the QS on the 3rd or 4th round everyone gets mad at me and says that's a low down nasty thing to do! I thought the QS should be dumped asap so as not to get stuck with it myself - ...
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2answers
135 views

What does “each other player” mean on Unwinding Clock?

If I am playing a four man free for all, when do my artifacts untap using Unwinding Clock's ability? I'm having trouble understanding. The card says "each other player". If I am player one, are ...
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2answers
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Poker texas holdem combinations: tie or not tie?

In Texas Hold'em poker, there are some cases where a particular card, often called kicker, acts as a tiebreaker between players to determine who wins the pot, or if the pot has to be shared. For some ...
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Which Magic Ring should I choose in DungeonQuest?

Which Magic Ring is superior to the others on average? Does the best ring vary based upon which character you have?
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820 views

What can the dummy player do in Bridge?

We're learning to play Bridge from Gramma, who played the game a lot ~40 years ago but doesn't really remember the rules (or, at least, the reasons behind some rules and conventions). One of the ...
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2answers
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How can I tell which sets are currently legal in various formats?

I haven't played Magic: the Gathering since the days of Onslaught and Mirrodin, and I would like to try to catch back up. Since all my cards are quite dated now, I may be more interested in formats ...
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3answers
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Usage of Philanthropist Flare as Schizoid

Suppose I'm playing as Schizoid. I have the power to alter reality, so I choose one of the six new cards to be the new win condition. That card is face down. Then suppose I use Philanthropist Flare: ...
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Magic the gathering deck foundation [duplicate]

I have 800 cards dated between 2004 up to 2011.... Is it cool to to build a deck from a variety of sets? Trying to get into mtg and need a boost of knowledge.
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2answers
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Mystery cards in Magic 2015 card list

If you look at the full card list for Magic 2015, at Gatherer or elsewhere, you'll see a bunch of cards listed with collectors number 270-284. What are these cards, and why are they listed as being ...
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2answers
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Does “other” refer to that particular instance or all cards of the same name?

For example Chief of the Edge has the ability: Other Warrior creatures you control get +1/+0. So I understand that it would definitely affect Avalanche Tusker. But if I play another Chief of the ...
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Model positioning during multiple close combats after removing models

Here is the scenario. A multiple close combat scenario. 3 units are attacking one of my units. One is attacking the front. 1 on my left flank. 1 on my right flank. I have 15 models in the unit. 3 ...
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Fakir/Dwarf ability

In the rules it states: When taking "Transform and build action" you may skip one terrain or river space With our last game we had a little discussion that produces 2 questions: If you ...
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Scoring/unacceptable words. [on hold]

Is one penalized for using an unacceptable word? Seems I'm not awarded points at times.
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5answers
1k views

Protecting the surface of your board games…

Is there something anyone knows of that you can apply to the surface of a board game to protect it against wear so that it lasts longer?
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0answers
23 views

Why do some players get starting trade goods in 7 player TI3?

In 7 player Twilight Imperium there are 3 starting positions that get trade goods at the beginning of the game. The position that gets 6 trade goods is obviously worse than the others. The two that ...
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2answers
106 views

Statistics on a booster pack (to make my own re-packs)

I have a lot of magic cards. For constructed play they are mostly worthless. I would like to pack these up into re-packs that are like booster packs. But I am not sure what cards go into a booster ...
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1answer
19 views

Necromancer mounting corpse cart pricing?

If a necromancer mounts a corpse cart do you have to pay the 90 points to mount the cart and pay the price of the corpse cart? Equaling 180 points to mount a corpse cart.
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1answer
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Does killing a face-down morph trigger the death triggers printed on the card?

Consider a card like Ashcloud Phoenix (or, for that matter, any card with a death triggers that's turned face down by an Ixidron). When Ashcloud Phoenix dies, return it to the battlefield face ...
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7answers
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How should hands that are EXTREMELY strong in one suit (10+ cards) be bid?

I'm a bit of a bridge noob, but I'm kind of puzzled about this. Say I have a hand that is ridiculously strong in one suit, say at least 10 cards with all 4 honors (I'll use spades for the example ...
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1answer
32 views

Connect 4 with 2 slots name?

Alright, so I had this game for a while, it's a connect 4 , but each column has 2 slots. Some pieces, (called "blockers" take up both slots in the column) I'm not sure if I have enough pieces and ...
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12answers
18k views

What are some good tactics for the early game in Risk?

In general what do you recommend at the beginning of the game?
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1answer
45 views

Are there any games with handicaps/imbalancing? [on hold]

Often one will want to play with less skilled players, who are there to be social. This will make a game like Settlers a bit boring for them, as they're likely to lose and have to play the whole ...
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2answers
28 views

Dwarf giant slayers and runic weapons

The giant slayers in the dwarf says they can bring runic weapon worth up to 25 points. The rule of pride for the dwarfs says each rune item must be unique. So does each giant slayer in my unit have ...
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1answer
178 views

What happens to cards cast from exile?

There are a few cards that allow you to exile cards and then cast them later (Narset, Enlightened Master for example). After a spell cast this way resolves, does it go back into exile, or does it ...
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1answer
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Can invocation of nehek heal a lone character?

Can the invocation of nehek spell, vampire counts, heal a lone character? The spell says unit.
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2answers
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If a permanent transforms into a creature, has it entered the battlefield?

I was playing a game last night with a guy who was playing a new Simic Gatecrash deck, and he claimed that if he made a land into a creature, it counted as entering the battlefield, thus triggering ...
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1answer
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Invocation of nehek and swarms?

How does invocation of nehek affect swarms? For example the bat swarm. If I cast nehek on a bat swarm that has 4 bases/models with full wounds and nehek replenishes 3 wounds, what happens? Does it ...
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1answer
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Charging a unit with no space?

If my unit is in the frontal charging cone of an enemy unit and I already have a friendly unit in front of that unit and taking up all the front base space, can I charge the enemy unit? What if I was ...
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1answer
15 views

The charged unit dies before combat

What happens if I charge an enemy unit and it dies before the first close combat after the charge? Suppose they die from my magic phase. Do they get any additional movement or anything?
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0answers
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Follow up question to “Do I need On the Brink to play ”Pandemic In the Lab“”

Having read this Do I need On The Brink to play In The Lab? I have no interest in buying On the Brink, however if I were to buy the On the Brink replacement cards can I use the events cards from OtB ...
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3answers
261 views

Is there a competitive version of werewolf/mafia?

I'm trying to devise a point-based scoring system for a variant of Mafia/Werewolf. The idea is that there are teams coming in, and so individual players should be able to earn points regardless of ...
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1answer
193 views

Does Sarkhan, the Dragonspeaker's first ability trigger “enters the battlefield” effects? [duplicate]

Sarkhan, the Dragonspeaker has the ability [+1]: Until end of turn, Sarkhan, the Dragonspeaker becomes a legendary 4/4 red Dragon creature with flying, indestructible, and haste. (He doesn't lose ...
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2answers
112 views

Does Silver Lining negate a creeper requirement?

If, for example, You Also Need a Baked Potato is in play or the goal is War=Death, what is the effect of the Silver Lining card, which states that creepers cannot prevent you from winning?
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1answer
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7 wonders Babel and Armada

When is the exact release date for Babel? It seems to be some time in November, but It was due to come out in Feb, so why did it drag on? Also what happened to Armada, which was tested by some ...
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How often does the standard set change?

I started playing Magic (or started again rather) just after the Theros set had come out. The standard format was defined to include the Return to Ravnica block and the entire Theros block of which ...
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Benefits of not equipping skeletons with spears?

The vampire counts skeletons can carry spears for free. What would be the benefit for not carrying spears? Just seems weird to me. I don't see any reason to not carry them.
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Can you play a new player game of Carcassonne w/o farms?

I've taught Carcassonne to a number of new players (it's a great "gateway game")! However, the problem that I keep having is with the farmers. Players are able to quickly grasp the idea of putting ...
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1answer
193 views

In Android: Netrunner, is there a bias towards a particular sub-type of ICE in corp decks?

I'm looking to put together a runner deck that takes advantage of Tinkering and Paintbrush. I'm also considering cards that care about ICE or breaker sub-types, such as Kit for my identity, or ...
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446 views

Is a robber laid a robber played?

My wife and I were playing Settlers of Catan and she moved the robber onto one of the numbers where only my settlement was. She took her hand off of the robber and told me to spread my cards. I was ...
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1answer
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Is a noble permanently yours once he's visited you in Splendor?

Splendor is a great game, but the rules were written sub-optimally. At the end of their turn, each player checks the noble tiles in order to determine if they’re receiving a visit from one of ...
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2answers
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Do you need more to “pre-empt” with a major, than a minor suit?

When I pre-empt at say, the three level, I am doing so with a "lopsided" hand that has relatively few points and is long in one suit (and short in two or three others). Under the circumstances, if the ...

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