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How to encourage rolling two dice in Machi Koro?

I've played Machi Koro a number of times, most often with in a group of 3 players, sometimes 4. So far the prevailing strategy usually ends up being to roll only one die and to: Buy as many ...
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1935 Paul Heath's New Battleship Game

We recently found a game entitled "Paul Heath's New Battleship Game", 1935 buried in a box. It appears to be a resin board and the board contains rows of holes and the game includes many colored wood ...
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141 views

Is it worth it to buy booster boxes or singles to collect 4 regular and 4 foil Cards

Suppose I wanted to buy 4 of each card in both foil and regular quality near the time when a set comes out. Which would be more cost efficient? Buying booster boxes or pre-ordering singles? Or maybe a ...
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2answers
266 views

Is a white/black deck viable? [on hold]

Hi I just started playing mtg a week ago and bought a white/green intro deck. However, I would want to create a deck combining one of these colors (if possible) with one that focuses on a more ...
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1answer
39 views

Scrabble Triple Word Score Question

In Scrabble, If on the board there is: PICKLE If you start at the E tile, go down one tile, then right one tile there is a triple word score. If you put SO vertically at the end of pickles (So the ...
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1answer
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Can a “crippled” aircraft carrier launch airplanes in Midway?

In Midway, a large aircraft carrier (all of the Americans and two of the Japanese) can take five hits. If a ship has received one less hit than the critical number (four in this case), it is deemed ...
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Card game similar to jokers and pegs

I recently read about a popular game that, similar to Jokers and Pegs, used cards to determine play. As I recall, it required multiple decks of cards - two more decks than the number of players, but I ...
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Can you attempt to counter an “can't-be-countered” spell?

Can you cast a counterspell on a spell that can't be countered, or is it not a legal target... Just wondering if you can Frightful Delusion something that can't be countered but still have the player ...
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1answer
166 views

Are the cards in Zendikar vs Eldrazi standard yet, before Battle for Zendikar comes out? [duplicate]

Is the new duel deck Zendikar vs Eldrazi considered standard before the Battle for Zendikar comes out? I have been playing it for a few days and I don't want to waste money buy more of those cards if ...
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Who would get the longest road?

Imagine the following setup. There are 3 (or more) players with an equally long road. What would happen if the longest road was broken? How is it decided who obtains the longest road from there on?
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Can there be two winners at the same time in Catan?

Imagine the following setup: Player A has 6 points, including the Longest Road. Player B has 8 points with an equally long road. Player C has 9 points with a shorter road. Now what would happen ...
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1answer
24 views

Am I allowed to pass unequipped weapons (or items) to any survivor?

What is the rule regarding passing an unequipped weapon to a survivor that is not in your location? For example, if I pickup a gun at the police station and want to pass it to another player that has ...
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2answers
243 views

Awaken targeting rules

WotC has just released new mechanics for Battle for Zendikar including Awaken. If my opponent plays Ruinous Path (on that link) and pays the Awaken cost, then I make the creature it targets invalid ...
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2answers
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Where can I get good-quality boxes of custom sizes, so I can store my board games compactly?

I want to store Dixit Odyssey + another Dixit expansion in a box. The original Dixit boxes are too big. Not convenient for transportation... As I've searched around, and didn't find any suitable box, ...
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DC Forever Evil - Firestorm Hero card

Was wondering if anyone knew/understood how to play this card?
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BANG! Where do cards played in phase 2 go when “Abandoned Mine” is in effect

In the Fistful of Cards expansion pack for the card game BANG!, the Abandoned Mine card states in both languages used on the card: Nella propria fase 1, il giocatore pesca dagli scarti (se ...
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2answers
314 views

Bazaar Trader combo and Void Snare - Ownership vs. Control

I use Bazaar Trader and Act of Treason to gain control of a creature my opponent controls. If my opponent uses a card such as Void Snare on that creature, does the card go to my hand or my opponents ...
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1answer
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Can I use Summoning Glass immediately upon receiving it?

Do I have to wait until the arkham encounters phase of my next turn, or can I use this card immediately upon receiving it?
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1answer
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Do cursed investigators in the herald variant repeatedly fall unconscious?

In the Herald variant of Curse of the Dark Pharaoh, cursed investigators lose stamina every upkeep. If they reach zero and become unconscious, do they wake at St. Mary's Hospital only to keep falling ...
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1answer
73 views

How can I search MagicCards.info for an exact color identity match?

My friends and I are experimenting with various potential Commander decks at the moment — we're drafting far more than we're playing, for a mix of practice, learning, and fun. This means it's ...
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How To Integrate Graphics Into Game? [closed]

I'm a new programmer and just started learning code. I've done designing graphics for a chess game, just want to know how to integrate these with algorithm and coding? Please help.
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1answer
51 views

What does “you may not use any investigator cards in this encounter” mean?

A science building encounter had a mi-go appear and stated I could not use investigator cards if I failed a speed check. What does this mean?
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2answers
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If I fail a spell check to gain a combat check bonus, am I unable to equip another item?

When I use my hand slot to attempt to cast a spell, and it fails, am I unable to equip a different item or spell in that hand?
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1answer
26 views

Where can I find the rules?

Many years ago, I bought a game called 'Elixir', in which the players represent wizards trying to obtain the ingredients for the Elixir of Life. Unfortunately, I've lost the rules, and I can't find ...
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1answer
47 views

Is there any good cure in Midway for Japan's lack of search capabilities?

In Midway, the Japanese player gets only three (airborne) searches per turn. What's worse, he only only gets to search "areas" within 12 zones of his ships, while the American's Midway based planes ...
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1answer
16 views

Are discarded tiles reusable or removed from the game?

In Neuroshima Hex 3.0 a player starts their turn by drawing up to three tiles and discarding one of them into the discard pile. Are these tiles out of the game permanently or is the discard pile ...
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1answer
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If I fail to evade Dimensional Shambler, am I lost in time and space?

Failing a combat check results in being lost in time and space, and this monster has no combat damage listed. If I fail to evade, that implies I suffer no damage nor do I become lost as it was not a ...
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1answer
16 views

Do I effectively lose two opportunities to have an encounter when I get arrested by patrols?

When I get arrested by patrols during the movement phase, I get moved to the jail and am told to become delayed and skip the entire next turn. Does this mean I miss this turn's encounter phase and ...
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2answers
14 views

Do I get to use non-bonus abilities from items I don't have equipped?

For the abilities underneath the "+N to combat check", for instance, am I allowed to use them when I don't have them equipped? I believe the answer is yes but I was hoping to find documentation. I ...
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1answer
114 views

Does a creature's ability trigger while it's in the hand or graveyard?

When a creature card like Agent of the Fates is not on the battlefield but for example in the hand or graveyard, will its triggered abilities still trigger when I play Animate Dead or my opponent ...
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1answer
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Do I make the sneak check on the patrol marker or confront monsters first?

When I end my turn in the street where there are monsters and a patrol marker, do I encounter the monsters first or perform the sneak check to avoid being arrested. Do I get to choose?
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Help with activating abilities [duplicate]

I have multiple nivmagus elementals on the battlefield. Its effect says "exile an instant or sorcery spell you control: put two +1/+1 counters on Nivmagus Elemental." Does exiling one spell activate ...
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2answers
144 views

How do Hexproof and Combat Damage interact?

Here's a quick question: suppose your opponent attacks with an 8/8 with Trample, and you block with a 5/5 with Defender, Indestructible, and Hexproof. You also have Hexproof. Trample is an ability, ...
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1answer
35 views

Can a trauma card meet the requirements for victory

There is a winning condition for the keeper that states that a Mi Go monster must kill an investigator. If the Mi Go monster did damage to an investigator and then I trigger a Trauma card that kills ...
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1answer
61 views

Carcassonne fan expansions - available in English?

I was browsing the Hans im Glück website and found two 'official' fan-made expansions for Carcassone. Unfortunately the site is in German. The expansions are (probably) called: City Gates (Die ...
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1answer
35 views

Can a Mayor be used to create a Castle?

We combined Abbey & Mayor with Bridges, Castles & Bazaars for the first time last night, and one situation cropped up for which I want to clarify the rules. I created a small city (with no ...
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1answer
123 views

Do I need mana in my mana pool to summon a creature card? [closed]

Is there a limit to how many creatures I can summon in a turn?
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1answer
30 views

Do Cylon Leaders in Battlestar Galactica (Daybreak expansion) draw an extra card in sickbay?

I recently played a game of BSG with some friends and we ran into a situation wherein the Cylon Leader was in the sickbay and their turn came around. The sickbay states that you draw only one card, ...
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3answers
59 views

Does it make sense for a defender to lead a short major when opponents fail to find a fit using Stayman?

Both vulnerable, at rubber, South dealt and bid 1NT, North 2 clubs, South 2 hearts, North 3NT. You, West, have (s) 64 (h) AJ7 (d)J8752 (c) Q84. North clearly has four spades, but not hearts. Any ...
3
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2answers
180 views

Playing pairs of non-cat cards

I am unclear on a detail. Can I play a pair of cards with instructions (such as shuffles)? From the instructions: "If you play matching pairs with no instructions on them,....". It seems like ...
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3answers
85 views

What's a good way to shuffle sleeved cards?

I usually use a riffle shuffle with unsleeved cards. Riffle shuffling sleeved cards however is, uh, slightly disastrous as cards frequently get caught in the sleeve openings. What's a good way to ...
2
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0answers
22 views

Discard Ongoing Card for effect (Mad Mod)

I'm playing the Teen Titan's version of the DC building game which focus heavily on "Ongoing" effect cards. Now we came across an scenario that we are not too sure on. Now he plays the "Mad Mod" ...
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3answers
167 views

Casting a creature and hexproofing

If I play Krenko, Mob Boss and retain priority and cast Swiftfoot Boots on Krenko Mob Boss and at the same time my opponent casts Unsummon on Krenko Mob Boss, will my creature be safe or will he be ...
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1answer
27 views

Canasta - 2 Players

In Online Canasta - I cannot understand how the opponent can pick up the discard pile before melding. I have been melding before taking the top card from the discard pile. They have a huge advantage ...
2
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2answers
47 views

Exchange Keeper Card

In Zombie Fluxx, if you play an Exchange Keepers Card, can you give them a Creeper and they give you a Keeper so you can match the goal?
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0answers
47 views

Games similar to X-Wing? [closed]

Recently I played the X-Wing miniature game and I'd like to find a game that is similar to that, but not collectible. I don't want to buy lots of ships to play as I like. EDIT: As @PhillipKendall ...
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1answer
186 views

Does the newly implemented Scry Rule change the way we play Magic: the Gathering?

At Pro Tour Magic Origins, Wizards decided to implement a new rule, dubbed the Scry Rule. This rule stated that after mulligans (if any) had been taken, any player with fewer cards than the original ...
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2answers
54 views

Beefy assault marines

I'm going for a very expensive but hopefully good assault marine setup, but I require advice. The setup is 5 marines total in the squad with one wielding an evicerator, two wielding flamers and the ...
6
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1answer
65 views

In King of Tokyo, how does Mecha Blast interact with High Altitude Bombing?

King of Tokyo: Powerup has an evolution card for Meka Dragon called Mecha Blast that reads: Discard this Evolution to deal 2 extra damage. There is also a discardable card from the main game ...
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Does “advance the active mystery” apply to an AO's final mystery?

The two most recent expansions for Eldritch Horror have introduced the "advance the active mystery" effect that makes it possible to make progress on the mysteries via other channels. How this works ...

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