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2answers
141 views

Can I interact with a creature exiled with Eldrazi Displacer?

So I've been playing an Abzan displacer deck for some time now and the following interaction only just occurred to me: I have an Eldrazi Displacer and a Wasteland Strangler in play and my opponant ...
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1answer
29 views

Can I defeat an opponent with their own commander?

I know that if I gain control of my opponent's commander, it won't lose the status of commander. How is the commander damage calculated in this case? Can I do the 21 commander damage with the stolen ...
0
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1answer
54 views

When a card says “you may choose new targets for the copy”, do you have to choose new targets?

For example, can you use Pyromancer's Goggles' ability to use a spell twice on a single target creature or player? Like, can my opponent cast Chandra's Fury on me twice for 8 damage?
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2answers
70 views

Alchemists Vial rules

Can you use Alchemist's vial's ability as an instant, if you are able to pay the cost? For example, can it be used to prevent my creature from attacking, once i have declared it.
0
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0answers
19 views

Can I activate and resolve Hand Destruction with less than 2 cards in one's hand?

Hand Destruction's effect reads: (Spell/Quick Play) Each player sends 2 cards from their hand to the graveyard, then each player discards 2 cards. My question is simple: If me, or my oponent, ...
0
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1answer
31 views

Thematic relevance of credits when icebreaking

I find Android: Netrunner to be one of the most thematically rich games I've ever played. The role of credits is obvious in many of the interactions and mechanics; in the game, much like in real life, ...
2
votes
1answer
248 views

Why do cards from Alpha have to be in opaque sleeves?

In this answer the tournament rules are quoted: 3.3 Authorized Cards [...] Players may use cards from the Alpha printing only if the deck is in opaque sleeves. Why is this? As far as I ...
3
votes
1answer
153 views

Distance between characters in Bang!

In Bang!, does the distance between characters decrease when a player is eliminated? Or, if a character is at a distance of 3 from you, will they always be a distance of 3 from you?
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3answers
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Can I counter a spell that can't be countered?

Specifically, can I counter Dragonlord Dromoka with Voidmage Apprentice's triggered ability?
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2answers
185 views

Questions about memorizing go games

1) How do you get better at this? Is it just memorizing pro games or does it just come with time? 2) Does it actually improve your game or is it just sort of nice to have. 3) At what point should I ...
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0answers
20 views

Is there a (tournament) standard for Citadels character picks?

The Dark City expansion increases replay value for casual play by adding extra character roles. But what about tournament play? Is there a combination of characters that is commonly used in a ...
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1answer
53 views

Can having a short break help improve at Go? [on hold]

I'd like to know if taking a little break can be a good idea in go. I've read several threads saying that people became stronger after a short break. Can it be true ? Is there some subconscious ...
2
votes
1answer
22 views

Alien frontiers: how many fields in a single territory?

While playing Alien frontiers, if a field is already placed on a territory, am I allowed to place another field on the same territory?
2
votes
1answer
60 views

Mixing Fluxx sets

What should be taken into consideration when mixing fluxx sets? I played a game of Stoner and Zombie fluxx mixed the other day, and I found it super fun. It add variance to the theming, and ...
0
votes
3answers
26 views

Is there a reference sheet I can print for the characters for Citadels?

I think Citadels is an awesome game, but playing our first game last night, I found many of us frequently wanted to refer to the character sheet in the rules to get an overview of all of the ...
3
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3answers
295 views

Do abilities like “becomes the target of a spell or ability, sacrifice it” happen even if the spell is countered?

Do I need to sacrifice a creature with the ability "becomes the target of a spell or ability, sacrifice it" (e.g., Frost Walker or Illusionary Servant) if the spell or ability has been countered?
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2answers
74 views

How does 'The Stack' work? [duplicate]

If I cast Tormented Thoughts on my 3/1 creature and to counter my opponent uses Disperse to return it to my hand, is my Tormented Thoughts wasted?
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1answer
29 views

If I deal multiple types of damage, do I need to deal them in the order listed?

Consider a power like Fanatic's "Exorcism": Fanatic deals 1 target 1 melee damage and 1 radiant damage. Can I choose to deal the radiant damage before the melee damage? Or do I have to deal the ...
2
votes
1answer
44 views

Core Set ways of dealing with Magnum Opus

So, admittedly, I'm brand new to Android: Netrunner. I only own the core set, I've only played five or six times, and I've only played as the Corp. I have moderately strong gaming experience, and ...
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votes
1answer
200 views

Buying 36 booster packs for a magic the gathering set

On amazon, there are plenty of listings for 36 booster packs that are part of the same set. Given that there is one land card in each booster, and each pack comes with 15 cards, you would receive ...
0
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1answer
58 views

Is a Pokémon energy card with no numbers normal?

I have a Pocket Monster (Pokémon) card in Japanese. It is a fire energy with no numbers in the bottom right corner. Is this normal?
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0answers
61 views

Magic the Gathering question on combo? [on hold]

I need a combo attack to go with my gate cards and creature cards that activate when you have two or more gate cards on the field, I need a card to bounce them back to my hand so I can replay them ...
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0answers
66 views

Red Combo decks in Magic the Gathering? [on hold]

Are there any good combos in Magic the Gathering for red cards or are they just good for a one of kill?
2
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1answer
32 views

Scoring Bases in Smash Up

On my turn, I had tripped a base so it would score. The other player played a special card that let him play any action as a special. He chose to play an action card that blocked the base from ...
0
votes
1answer
41 views

How to break a Tie for a 3-of-a-kind [duplicate]

In a particular scenario where there is a tie for same three of a kind. Two players - User1 with 10h and 6d User2 with 10d and 4c On table 10c, 10s, Kc, 3h, 2d Who wins? Note: h/d/s/c = ...
3
votes
2answers
674 views

How is the die for Cat Tower configured?

I just bought Cat Tower yesterday and the die came unlabeled with the stickers to be applied to each of the 6 faces. Unfortunately, it gave no indication as to how to apply the stickers. Based upon a ...
7
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1answer
1k views

Can I draw something on my card and play tournaments with it?

Just out of curiosity, what can I do to the card, so its still legal to play it in offician tournaments? Can I draw something over ruling texts? Can I draw something over artwork? Can I draw ...
3
votes
1answer
148 views

“Can't attack you unless” in Two-Headed Giant

How do cards like Ghostly Prison and Propaganda work in 2HG? More specific, how do you apply the "Can't attack you unless X" to the game. Does it work for both players, i.e. no matter which player ...
2
votes
2answers
58 views

How important is it to avoid bagging out in Spades?

I'm very new to Spades, and am trying to grasp the basic strategy. In the few games that I've played so far, I've been sort of paranoid about bagging out; 100 points seems like a lot to lose. (Of ...
0
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1answer
28 views

Explorers and pirates: Where can roads be built near undiscovered hexes?

The note in the rules for explorers and pirates states that "Roads may not be built on paths adjacent to undiscovered hexes" then goes on to state that "If you build a road in such a way that one of ...
2
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1answer
23 views

Where can settlements be built near undiscovered hexes?

The note in the rules for explorers and pirates states that "settlements may not be built on intersections adjacent to undiscovered hexes." I am new to this expansion, does this mean that no ...
0
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0answers
37 views

Attack and Tap rules [duplicate]

Most recently I've seen this on the Leaden Myr, but I've seen it on other cards as well. The text says: Tap: Add {B} to your mana pool. When a creature attacks, it taps, correct? So does that ...
6
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1answer
113 views

Scion of the Ur-Dragon and Leyline of the Void

Does Leyline of the Void prevent the Scion of the Ur-Dragon's transformation by exiling the dragons?
2
votes
1answer
22 views

backgammon scenario

When bearing off - there is one checker in the 6 spot, 0 in the five spot, several each in the 4, 3, 2 spots. There are 2 opponent checkers in the one spot. The roll is double 5's. I can't move the ...
3
votes
1answer
110 views

“At the beginning of the end step” versus “Until end of turn”

If Deceiver of Form is used to copy my Biovisionary, does his "at the beginning of the end step" ability resolve before Deceiver of Form's "until end of turn" ability expires, thus making Deceiver of ...
3
votes
1answer
63 views

Are shell and slate go stones fragile?

I'm looking to buy a set of fine (but not luxurious) go equipment (board, stones, and bowls). I have a cheap set of glass stones with a blue plastic sheet "board". Unfortunately my home's floor is ...
0
votes
1answer
51 views

What are the preconditions for a trump promotion in bridge?

My understanding is that there are two main conditions. The first is that the defense has a long suit with which they can set up a "ruffing finesse," usually against the declarer's trumps by leading ...
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2answers
94 views

What happens when you put a +1/+1 counter on a planeswalker? [duplicate]

Some commander decks have Planeswalker commanders. What happens when you put a +1/+1 counter on one of them, such as with Opal Palace?
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votes
3answers
144 views

What is the actual world ranking of Fan Hui

I've read somewhere that Fan Hui was ranked between 600th and 700th world Baduk player. Knowing he's 2P whereas some players are up to 9P, it seems reasonable to me. Is there any official and ...
2
votes
1answer
72 views

uno question about following suit

In the middle of the game of uno. And say Somone puts down a red 3, I have red cards, but I also have a 3 yellow. Do I have to keep on following the red suit till I have no more reds. then im able to ...
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0answers
59 views

name and rules of a numerical card game

I am looking for some information about a pokerlike game where 2 cards with numbers from 1 to 60 are dealt to each player and and bets are related to number representing an average number from of all ...
0
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0answers
27 views

A beginner's guide to blackjack? [closed]

I am an absolute beginner to blackjack. I know 'how to play' but I don't know how to play to win money. I have heard about basic strategy and card counting but I haven't yet found a satisfactory ...
3
votes
3answers
1k views

Is there any difference between double strike and oubleday ikestray?

The card Atinlay Igpay has the ability oubleday ikestray. Is this functionally different from double strike?
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votes
0answers
101 views

What is the hardest hitting creature in mtg without regard to mana cost? [closed]

I'm building a modern deck that basically lets me play one of any creature on turn 4 and I want to know if there are any creatures out there that would be a better bomb than emrakul
4
votes
2answers
144 views

Losing points for partially completed destination tickets in Ticket to Ride

I have the game Ticket to Ride: Europe and I'm a little confused about the points for destination tickets. I read somewhere that if you don't start to complete one of your destination tickets, at the ...
-1
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0answers
30 views

Ticket to ride, local network game [closed]

We are 2 real players in a local network game but want the computer to join as well. Can this be done?
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votes
0answers
55 views

Scoring 0 in cribbage [closed]

So I was playing 2 handed cribbage and I was in the 120 hole and I counted first. I pegged 0 and had 0 in my hand, subsequently my openent ended up winning. I tried find the odds of scoring absolutely ...
3
votes
0answers
50 views

Double Deck Solitaire for PC 1989-1992

Looking for the name and directions for a solitaire game found in early releases of solitaire for the PC (circa 1989-1991). It used two decks, eight foundation piles and a tableau with ?3 rows of 4 ...
1
vote
1answer
80 views

Are there any house rules for combining Munchkin and Fluxx? [closed]

It occurred to me that the Fluxx and Munchkin are quite similar games in that they are casual games that derive their fun from their theming. Is it possible to combine the games?
12
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1answer
1k views

What do shiny ovals mean on Magic the Gathering cards?

I have just bought a set of Oath of the Gatewatch cards, and a few of them have a small shiny oval on the bottom center, like Corrupted Crossroads. What does this mean?

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