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What happens if Jace, Telepath Unbound is returned to your hand?

So if Jace, Telepath Unbound is returned to your hand, does it turn back into Jace, Vryn's Prodigy to be recast or does it in effect go to your graveyard because Jace, Telepath Unbound cant be ...
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Can tokens created by planeswalkers do commander damage

I was playing a game with someone and they said they do because planeswalkers can't attack, so the tokens created by them count as commander creatures. Is that true? I can't find any rules that talk ...
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Epaminondas puzzle

In this description of Epaminondas with puzzles at the bottom, what is the solution to the first puzzle?
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What happens in these end-game situations?

This is intended to be a canonical question regarding possible endings of the game. For each question, assume a single proper strike was made, and note where an improper strike would change the game ...
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In Agricola, do family members occupy as many rooms as possible?

Say I have three rooms and two family members, and I take a "family growth (even without space)" action (for example using the Lover occupation). Does the new family member now occupy my third room, ...
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In Agricola, why are Minor Improvements not separated by number of players whereas Occupations are?

In Agricola, Occupations cards are each marked with 1+, 3+ or 4+, indicating the number of players for which they are valid. For example, you cannot be dealt a 3+ or 4+ card in a two-player game. With ...
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Will Shipbreaker Kraken cause creatures to stay on the battlefield when hit by Scourge of Fleets?

If I use Shipbreaker Kraken on my opponent and tap four creatures. The next turn I use Scourge of Fleets. Do all cards go back to their hand or do the cards I picked stay on the battlefield when I ...
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How do Motorcycle Messenger and Security Company work?

Motorcycle Messenger & Security Company both appear to be fairly similar, with only differences in their option differentiating them. However, there are some slight differences in their phrasing ...
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Did Wizards ever write a followup for the 2003 card face redesign?

I started playing Magic: The Gathering in 1997, when the Fifth Edition had just been released. The game immediately captivated me, and I especially loved the visual design. A radical card face ...
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“Put into graveyard” versus “exile graveyard”

Does the ability "Exile all cards from target player's graveyard" counter "When ~ is put into a graveyard from anywhere, its owner shuffles his or her graveyard into his or her library"? For example: ...
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Castling when in check

Chess has a rule that forbids castling when in check.What is the practical value of this rule?
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In a multiplayer game, who can see a player's revealed hand?

If a player reveals their hand in a multiplayer game, does everyone get to look at the player's hand, or only the controller of the ability that forced them to reveal?
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What is the proper way to set up a Jenga tower?

I've always been rather confused about how to set up a Jenga tower. There is a cardboard piece that comes with it that covers two sides and either the top and bottom of a completed tower. It's clear ...
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Is the Pandemic expansion “In the Lab” available in multiple languages?

I like to play Pandemic. I have bought the game and the expansion "On the Brink" in Dutch. Is the expansion "In the Lab" available in multiple languages? Even in Dutch?
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Are the gods of Theros considered creatures in my hand? [duplicate]

For example if I have one god of Theros in my hand like Xenagos, God of Revels Can I play it using a Quicksilver Amulet even though I dont have enough devotion?
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War-gaming: What is a good modern miniatures _Tank_ combat game/system? [closed]

Short story; I'm working on a 3-d printer, and I have a passion for tanks and games. So I thought I would make a miniatures game! a friend gave me a reality check, and now I'm checking around to see ...
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Can an imprinted spell be kicked when it is cast?

Can an imprinted spell be kicked when it is cast ? For example : Isochron Scepter and Orim's Chant Can I pay the kicker cost each time I activate Isochron Scepter?
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Rules regarding Willbreaker [duplicate]

When Willbreaker gains control of an opposing creature, may the controller attack with the creature immediately, so long as it is not summoning sick? Thank you
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Does Storm count opponents' spells?

The definition of storm (such as in Grapeshot) is: Storm (When you play this spell, put a copy of it onto the stack for each other spell that was played before it this turn. If the spell has any ...
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Why is Sunken Hollow a rare?

Yesterday I was opening some boosters from the new Oath of the Gatewatch expansion, and got Sunken Hollow as a rare. (Tap: Add Blue or Black to your mana pool.) Sunken Hollow enters the ...
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What is the difference between Owning and Controlling an object on the Battlefield?

I’m a little confused on what the outcome of this scenario is – any help would be appreciated. Let’s say I cast Turn Against on one my opponent’s creatures. So I would “Gain control of target ...
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Can Turn to Frog prevent 'enter the battlefield' abilities?

Can my opponent cast Turn to Frog, to prevent 'Enter the battlefield' abilities?
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How do the Batman Cuffs work in Batman Fluxx?

The Batman Cuffs card says you can hide a Creeper. Does this mean that Creeper is now under your control? Can you hide someone else's Creeper? What happens when you choose to unhide it? Is it yours ...
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1answer
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Can I sacrifice the same creature twice? [duplicate]

If I Use Plaguemaw Beast's Activated ability of "{t}, sacrifice a creature: Proliferate" and then target Vampire Hexmage with the activated ability of "Sacrifice Vampire Hexmage: remove all counters ...
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Resources for studying gomoku

Are there any online resources for studying gomoku? I am a beginner and I'd be interested to learn the fundamentals. A google search on terms such as "gomoku strategy" or "gomoku tutorial" didn't ...
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If I use a Mystery Play in Fluxx, does that count as a play?

As far as I know, Free Action on a New Rule means it doesn't count as a Play when used. If I use the Mystery Play rule or any of its analogues does it count as a Play? Analogues of Mystery Play ...
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Do most good pre-empters do so within “tight” point ranges?

I'll use "weak two" bids as a frame of reference. My understanding of a "weak two" bid is that it is usually made with six cards of a suit, and at least five high card points (hcps). If that's all, ...
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Zombicide: Black Plague! Strategy suggestions for Clovis and Samson

I've completed the 11 quests in the base Zombicide: Black Plague! box (i.e. 1 necromancer, 1 abomination, no expansions), and I found that Clovis and Samson consistently lagged behind in terms of ...
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What are the rules for Storm Giants?

When I started looking up Warhammer 40k, I had selected the regular Space Marine book and a few models as a reference. After finding out how incredibly powerful scouts could become, I decided that a ...
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Etiquette for the Stack in MTG

More often than not it doesn't matter, you cast a spell and it either lands in its designated spot on the field, or it resolves and heads into the graveyard. What I always wondered is, whenever there ...
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Issues with Infinite Mana Loop and Grindclock/ Clock of Omens Combo

I have an idea for an Instant mil combo involving the below cards: Grindclock Clock of Omens Palladium Myr x2 Myr Galvanizer x2 Darksteel Forge (just so they cant be destroyed, always helpful) I'm ...
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What counts as a creature “in play”?

There's a source that heals you for each creature in play. Obviously creatures already kept (both yours and your opponents) count. However, do unresolved creatures in your own spell count?
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Who wins when the would-be last wizard standing is killed by a reaction?

Say player A has a spell that kills player B (and any other survivors by the time B dies). Well, it turns out that B has a reaction card waiting that will kill A (but not save B)! Who wins? This ...
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Tidehollow Sculler and Ruin Processor

If I play Tidehollow Sculler and remove a card from the game then I play a Ruin Processor to put that card to the graveyard, would my opponent return the card from graveyard to hand when Tidehollow ...
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Creatures with variable power and toughness

If I summon a creature like Boneyard Wurm whose power and toughness depends on the number of creatures in my graveyard, and afterwards another creature of mine dies, do the Boneyard Wurm's power and ...
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Can I use one spell multiple times

If I have a card like Lightning Strike (that costs 2 mana) and I have 6 mana, can I use the card 3 times? In an online Magic game I played, I had this specific card also. When I casted it, it asked ...
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“Analog” version of Kung Fu Chess?

Kung Fu Chess is a real-time chess variant without turns where players may freely move their pieces, subject to a delay period of a few seconds after a move during which a piece cannot be moved again. ...
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Eclipse 4 player FFA Convergent Strategy

I can't see how a 4 player game cannot go but one way, every time, if the following (rational) rule applies: You attack whoever is weaker than you but poses a threat. So you have four players. All ...
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Preventing/minimising damage from beer spills

Spilt some beer on a hand of 7 Wonders cards last night, and it had the potential to completely ruin the cards. As it was, managed to prevent too much serious damage by carefully sliding the cards ...
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Can my deck have fewer cards after sideboard? [duplicate]

Traditionally, you're supposed to have 60 cards in your main deck, and 15 cards in your sideboard. But let's say that I had 64 cards in my main deck and 15 cards in my sideboard. For game 2 & 3, ...
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Euchre: When does play begin?

I'm the dealer. The person to the left tells me to pick it up. He plays before I discard. As a result of the fast play, I forget to discard, and in the end of the play, I'm obviously holding onto ...
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1answer
32 views

What are the rules when two or more people go out when they are on the bubble for payout

What are the rules when two or more people go out when they are on the bubble for payout. For example, the top 6 players will get money back and there are 7 people left. The next hand results in 3 or ...
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120 views

Does this Go-like game have a name?

I remember playing a slightly Go-like game in primary school, using pen and paper. Both players have a pen of their own color (typically pencil and ballpoint) and take turns drawing dots at ...
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1answer
233 views

Arkham Horror heralds with new cards

Playing Arkham Horror with a herald. In the Herald variant rules, it doesn't say to shuffle the new cards in their respective decks. Does this mean that the herald variant is played without the new ...
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What are the chances of opening foils/mythics/expeditions/etc? [duplicate]

I've heard that the chance of opening an Expedition land is about the same as a opening a foil mythic. But what are the chances of opening a foil mythic? Or just opening a mythic or foil in general? ...
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1answer
32 views

Is the following considered battle-forged?

I have recently been collecting models for my first WH40k Army, but I have yet to receive a core rule book that I have ordered. However, I do have the Space Marine book and have constructed a Gladius ...
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2answers
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How can I determine the value of very rare cards?

I recently bought a large collection of very old Magic cards. While sorting through them, I found two cards that I don't have an immediate answer for their value. (Promo from the first Pro Tour, in ...
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2answers
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Does the “Rule of 15” suggest that you should pass with 13 points (and short spades) in fourth seat?

Only you vulnerable, you have a 13- high card point hand like the following: (s)x (h) AJxx (d) KJxx (c) KJxx. (No x is higher than a 7). Three passes have preceded you. The "Rule of 15" suggests ...
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221 views

Is Argothian Elder a Druid?

Argothian Elder is listed on a lot of websites with the Druid creature type, but the card only lists "Elf". Is Argothian Elder a Druid too?
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Can you tap a creature for its Cohort ability if it has summoning sickness? [duplicate]

I am just curious how summoning sickness affects Cohort. Can you tap a cohort creature with summoning sickness at the end of your enemies turn? Didn't see this answered.

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