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Mindslaver and Conspiracy's vote cards

I have a Mindslaver and my opponent has a Coercive Portal on the board. I use the Mindslaver's ability to take control of my opponent's next turn. Do I get to choose what his vote is for the Portal's ...
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When to make suggestions that include cards in my own hand in clue?

One strategy I've heard of in clue is to name a card or two in your own hand when making a suggestion. I presume this is primarily so you can gain information about the other two factors that need to ...
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Why am I seeing the same 3 Spider Solitaire games today that I saw 2 days ago [on hold]

For the third time in 5 or 6 games today and yesterday I am seeing the same Spider Solitaire layout that I saw two days go. These three games all had very unique patterns, and took a large number of ...
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1answer
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Accessing Tale 2,600

Is there a way to access passage 2,600 in The Book of Tales through normal play? Passage 2,600 in The Book of Tales appears to be a humorous easter egg referencing the fact that it is the last ...
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Can I use Settlers of Catan (older edition) with Catan: Explorers and Pirates (2015 ed.)?

I have an older version of The Settlers of Catan (part number 483), and an older version of The Cities and Knights of Catan (part number 494), which were purchased sometime around the late 1990s. I ...
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Returning to Origin city when Married

Do you need to end your turn in the city with your origin marker in order to satisfy the condition on the Married status? The status Married says, in part: After you have an encounter in another ...
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Fabulous Wealth as Sultan

Does being Sultan bypass the special requirements for being Fabulously Wealthy? When gaining the Sultan status, a player automatically moves their wealth counter directly to fabulous (the highest ...
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294 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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In Elder Sign, can I free a focused die?

If I focus a die, can I free it and reroll it later in the same turn? The only reference I see in the rules is the following (with something similar in the faq as well): Note: A player can focus ...
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In Elder Sign, If I free a locked die by defeating a monster, can I use it in the same turn?

If a monster locks a yellow die, can I use an item/spell to gain that die once I defeat the monster? Also, I have not looked through the cards, but if there is a monster that locks the green die, ...
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Skills as a Victory Tie-Breaker

How are skills counted for the victory condition? The first tie-breaker for winning the game is the number of statuses each contested player possesses, followed second by how many skills they ...
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1answer
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In Elder Sign, if you need to draw from a deck and there are no cards left, do you lose the opportunity?

There don't seem to be a large number of spell cards, and Dexter Drake can accumulate cards very fast. If the spell deck (or any other deck for that matter) runs out, do players simply lose the ...
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Can i cast a spell after collecting rewards for an adventure?

Page 13 says a player can only use his items, clues, spells, and allies during his own turn. Does this mean I can use a spell immediately after collecting adventure rewards, such as opening an other ...
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1answer
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Can I use a spell after I complete all the tasks?

Can I use a spell to heal all my stamina after I complete the final task?
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1answer
15 views

In Robo Rally, what happens if I run out of cards and can't play a card on the 5th register?

The crab legs option card lets me play 2 cards in one register. If I have 4 damage, this leaves me with no cards to play in the 5th register. Is this just a pass in that turn?
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In Robo Rally, what happens to locked registers if I power up with more than 4 damage?

If I wake my robot with locked registers, do I have a 'blank' there until it unlocks?
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1answer
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Returning Monsters to my hand

I'm looking for cards that allow me to return one or more Monster Cards from my own side of the field to my hand repeatedly. By repeatedly, I mean that they can be used several times per turn, ...
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1answer
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Can land and sea units adjacent to the territory or sea zone being attacked ( also units range permitting) move in and help defend?

My friend and I recently started playing a&a 1941. I played the germans which attacked Caucasus then my friend started moving in units from other territories into Caucasus to defend. Can you do ...
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1answer
192 views

Help identify an old board game with three rooms in a castle and a ghost

Some things that I can remember: There is a castle with 3 rooms. There are tree treasures in each of the rooms Maximum about 4 players Someone plays as a Ghost and others as people Ghost is hunting ...
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0answers
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Mtg tournament play [on hold]

Are alternate art dual lands cards from fate reforged allowed in tournament play? The art on the card is extended but applied to an original mtg land card and the wording is exact with proper borders. ...
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1answer
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Can Unity play Mechanical Golems when she gets to play a card outside of her turn?

All Mechanical Golems in Unity's deck say the following: This card cannot be played during your play phase. It's pretty clear that this means that during your turn, you cannot play a Mechanical ...
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1answer
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Does removing a token from play trigger effects that happen when a dude is discarded or aced?

Say that I have a Gunslinger token in a shootout and he gets discarded or Aced. Per the card's text, you need to "Remove this token from the game after this shootout." I presume that this means they ...
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1answer
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Does the bonus die for Captain of the Guard's Battle Steed ability have to be assigned a target color before the roll?

One of the new heroes in Expansion #1 is Captain of the Guard, and he gets a bonus die when initiating attack in a new location. Does this extra die have to be assigned to a color of minion on that ...
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1answer
79 views

Why are there multiple copies of figures in Gaming Night Kits

I'm curious as to why there are 6 copies of the same miniature an corresponding ID cards in the Gaming Night Kits. I understand the different languages ID cards copies of the same miniature? I would ...
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2answers
224 views

How does Sundial of the Infinite help you avoid losing turns to Eater of Days?

This article on Wizards of the Coast website claims that Eater of Days "lose your next two turns" can be avoided by use of Sundial of the Infinite. I can't figure that out. There are no rulings on ...
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1answer
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Where does the term “sacred discard” come from?

In most variants of Mahjong with restrictions on when a player can complete their hand off a discarded tile (especially Japanese Mahjong with furiten), the English rules refer to the situation as a ...
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If an object has at least 2 colors, does it also count as non[color] for every color?

Are all multi-color permanents of colors C1,C2 also non-C1 and non-C2 simultaneously? Example: Battle Frenzy: does a Red/Green creature gain +1/+1 and +1/+0 by being both green and nongreen? ...
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0answers
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In Elder Sign, does defeating a monster with a spell count as a completed task?

My understanding is that a 'completed' task is one in which you fulfill the roll requirements and thus can roll the remaining dice without discarding one as a penalty. If I use a spell to defeat a ...
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1answer
29 views

Can Auction be played on a deed that is already Private?

The Action card Auction says the following: Noon: Choose a deed in play. It becomes Private. If you own and control that deed, gain 1 ghost rock for each dude controlled by another player at that ...
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1answer
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Can outfits other than Law Dogs start with Gomorra Jail?

Gomorra Jail is a deed with the following text: You may start with this deed in play in place of a Law Dogs dude. Controller React, Boot: When another player's wanted dude is discarded during ...
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1answer
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How to win with Greyjoy in Game of Thrones board game?

Seems like Greyjoy have a massive disadvantage. No special orders, so no mustering. When the cards for possible mustering or bidding on the tracks came up, other players declined those options. So as ...
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21answers
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Which alternative methods of choosing a starting player actually WORK?

So I've been noticing that there's a vogue in gaming recently for the starting player to be chosen by some method other than simple lot. I'm wondering if this is a good fashion, or if it's just ...
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1answer
68 views

Saving throws against Destroyer weapons

If your opponent hits one of your models with a D strength weapon, rolls on the table and gets a 'Seriously Wounded' result, then rolls 3 for the number of wounds. How many saving throws do I roll? Is ...
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1answer
101 views

Bidding: How to figure out if responder has 4 carder or 5 carder major?

Playing SAYC, you open 1 Minor. Left passes and partner bids 1 Major. How do you figure out if partner has 4 carder major or 5 carder? Obviously if left overcalls, then partner can use a negative ...
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1answer
124 views

Can you play base-game Claustrophobia scenarios with De Profundis included?

Perhaps stupidly, I bought both Claustrophobia and its De Profundis expansion both at once. After doing so I discovered that the designer has stated the scenarios in the base game are not suitable ...
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4answers
265 views

How can I ensure the Commander deck I'm creating is appropriate for my group's meta?

Our group's been playing Magic since mid-2013, and Commander 2013 since a while after that. A couple of us are keen on building our own commander decks now. We're aware the Commander format can easily ...
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3answers
135 views

Terminus as an instant?

If my opponent has Sensei's Divining Top in play on my turn, can he activate it in response to my attack phase in order to play Terminus for its miracle cost?
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Postal board games out there besides chess [closed]

I am interested in board games which can be play through a period of time, e.g. one turn per day. The most typical is chess, there are a few websites including www.chess.com. Then recently I been ...
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0answers
68 views

Magic The Gathering can this combo be done? [duplicate]

Quick question, can I use Smallpox and choose to sacrifice Strip Mine but in response sacrifice Strip Mine to use it's effect too?
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Texas Hold'Em Heads-Up Blind Structure

Why does the Dealer post the small blind and the other player post the big blind? Normally the person to the left of the dealer will post the small blind then the second player to the left of the ...
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7answers
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In Axis and Allies, Should Germany build a first turn transport and try and control the Med/Africa?

When playing Germany in A&A 2nd Edition, is it a feasible strategy for Germany to buy a Italian transport on the first turn, for the purposes of cementing Germany's Mediterranean naval presence ...
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2answers
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Commerce in Seven Wonders: possible to buy the same resource more than once in the same turn?

Situation: one of my neighbors has a single resource card; I want to build something that needs two of that resource; my neighbor's card is the only way I have access to that resource (i.e., I have ...
13
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2answers
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Are there standard board sizes for the industry?

I've been looking around on the internet and it seems 'quad fold' is the most common type of board. Is this true? What are the standard dimensions? Is there a comprehensive list of sizes somewhere? ...
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Has Magic or any other card game become formalized by someone?

I want to know if someone has modeled the game of Magic, its rules, and all the cards that have been made thus far, by mathematics. Has anyone ever embarked on this gigantic project? And if not, has ...
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1answer
788 views

How does Starfield of Nyx interact with the Theros Gods?

Starfield of Nyx has the ability As long as you control five or more enchantments, each other non-Aura enchantment you control is a creature in addition to its other types and has base power and ...
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1answer
167 views

Anticipate in response to instant

So I was playing in a standard tournament for fun the other day, I was playing red white black mardu warriors against white blue control. I played Crackling Doom forcing him to sacrifice his only ...
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1answer
33 views

Where can combat dice and extra units be bought?

As a beginner I got axis and allies 1941 and noticed the game has only 4 dice and very few pieces. I had to use a lot of substitution chips (they can get confusing) and make my own paper slips with ...
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What are good general strategies for Pandemic?

I've looked at a lot of forum posts on several sites on Pandemic and it seems that there is a decent amount of luck. You may win 2 6-epidemic games in a row, then lose 3 5-epidemic games. I have no ...
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1answer
188 views

How do I mitigate 'alpha playing' in Pandemic?

I don't quite like Pandemic for a simple reason. Basically - because all players have the same knowledge, and same goal, I don't see the need to have multiple players; one person (the alpha player) ...

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