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What does the skull mean on the wheel of heal points?

What does the skull mean on your point card in the heal points? It goes to 12 and then the next is a skull.
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1answer
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Is spellbook building with only a single core set possible?

Let‘s say a friend of mine and me buy a single core set of Mage Wars, play some games with pre-defined spellbooks and then want to start building our own ones. Although building a deck can be quiet ...
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80 views

Pokemon Japanese Pocket monster cards?

enter image description here Does anyone know what kind of cards these are?
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Send Evil Troy back to the hell that he came from! Oh, wait it's gone already?

Sorry for the click bait title, but I have a rules query about Evil Troy as a necromancer. His card states: When killed, put him back in his Spawn Zone and don't remove a Spawn Token, unless a ...
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What to do when you “return a Pokemon to your hand”

I have several Pokemon that have the ability to return them to your hand as part of an attack. For example: Phione: Auqa Boomerang - 20 damage - Return this Pokemon and all cards attached to it ...
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BANG! Can I use the “Lady Rose of Texas” card to lock out the other player when it is down to two players?

In the expansion pack Wild West Show, for the game BANG!, there is a card called "Lady Rose of Texas". It states that: During his turn, each player can swap places with the player on his right, ...
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151 views

What is the name of this card game?

I'm looking for the name of this game in English. It's a drinking game, in which the participants get together in a circle and, with a playing cards deck, draw cards and follow their drinking rules (...
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Strategies for Scattergories

I suck at Scattergories. I've played the game dozens of times, and as far as I can remember I have never gotten anything other than last place. Usually the gap between me and the next lowest score is ...
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1answer
240 views

Are you allowed to not block and let the damage slip through?

Is it allowed for you to not defend with any creatures at all when the opponent is attacking (even if you have untapped creatures) and take the damage yourself? For example, I have a sliver deck and ...
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1answer
144 views

Are counters the same as a creature's power/toughness?

I put 4 +1/+1 counters on a 1/1 creature, so now it is a 5/5. My opponent casts a spell that says to remove all +1/+1 counters from target creature. Is my creature now a 1/1? Or are all creatures 0/0 ...
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Do bridge champions retain their abilities to a later age than those of chess or go?

My understanding is that bridge champions can continue winning tournaments into their sixties, and even later in life. On the other hand, chess champions often seem to lose their crowns in their ...
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1answer
71 views

What is the current state of the art in hearts AI?

Occasionally I google around looking for the latest research into hearts AI, and I never find anything. As far as I can tell the best hearts AI out there is still far below the level of an expert ...
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In a game of hearts played by experts, what % of rounds will result in someone shooting the moon?

I'm looking for an empirical result, for example based on logs from an online server or from records of championship events. I'm particularly curious about the difference between Jd games and non-Jd ...
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1answer
61 views

Do Zombicide: Black Plague quests last a lot longer than suggested?

I bought Zombicide: Black Plague and we played the three first quests (0, 1 and 2). None of us played the other versions. Now what surprises me. The quests 1 and 2 have an estimated time of 60 ...
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1answer
197 views

Moonlight hunt with trample

If I play Moonlight Hunt, and my Werewolves have trample, does the excess damage from my creatures get applied to the player?
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69 views

In War, what if one player runs out of cards mid-war?

In war, if two people play the same card they go to war and have to stake multiple cards on the next play. If another person and I go to war, but the opponent only has one card left (can't stake ...
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2answers
63 views

Do the UFOs over the continents get removed when they raise the terror level?

Each round, during the Timed Phase, UFOs can wind up overflying various continental landmasses. Each UFO that is not shot down by the intrepid forces directed by the Commander raises the terror level....
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56 views

How to determine points costs of Tau unit enhancements?

I have been trying to figure out which are the points costs for the several enhancements to tau units, but there is not a single comprehensive list for that. Sometimes model stats sheets have 'may ...
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2answers
116 views

Spoons: is passing your cards w/o looking cheating?

In the game of spoons (aka "pig" or "tongue"), you can simply not look at your cards, passing them on directly, so as to be ready to pick up a spoon at any moment (fixated on the spoons, with your ...
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2answers
86 views

What does playability of a Scrabble word mean?

While studying Scrabble word lists through Zyzzyva, I came across the term playability order. I understand the term probability order, which lists the most probable tile combinations on a rack of 7 ...
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1answer
60 views

Unlcear about noise making as a useful tactical move

One of the actions one can take is to make noise. This adds one noise token to one's current location. In addition, as far as I understand the rules, each character makes a noise automatically. This ...
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1answer
61 views

Acol Bridge card game

I am playing game in 4 hearts and get four. The opponents revoke on the 12th trick. If they had not revoked they would of taken us down one trick. Do we get our four hearts? I know a revoke does not ...
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“If you end your turn on this tile gain X stat.” Power farming?

So i was playing Betrayal at house on the hill, and there's several tiles that say: "If you end your turn on this tile gain X stat." I couldn't find any rule preventing the players from just standing ...
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3answers
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How to identify miniature parts that correspond to in-game enhancements?

I'm totally new to Warhammer and to assembling my own miniatures. I'm preparing a team of tau fire warriors and I am confused with the enhancements and how to prepare the miniatures to reflect them in ...
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2answers
61 views

Timing conflict with debt card effect

We were playing a game of 7 Wonders with the following expansions: Cities, Leaders, Great Projects (comes as part of the Babel expansion). At the end of a particular round, we ran in to a conflict in ...
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1answer
205 views

If I rebound Seasons Past what happens?

Narset Transcendent can give any sorcery or instant rebound. Seasons Past says "put on bottom of owners library". What happens if I rebound Seasons Past and then cast it?
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What led to the creation of games in antiquity? [closed]

I am thinking to use games for my development of thinking on a particular concept/problem. I hope to use it to know on how games provide ways of thinking on other problems. I am also thinking on ...
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1answer
154 views

Magic The Gathering: keyword for power at least X

I would like to know if there is a keyword that basically means 'if the creature has a power of at least X'. A friend told me there might be, but I couldn't find it. I wouldn't be surprised if I ...
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2answers
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Adjacent Territories during setup: What is considered adjacent?

The rules in our Power Grid edition (USA/Germany, purchased 2016) state: Of course, the areas chosen must be adjacent. Are setups with a string of territories where each territory touches only 1 ...
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1answer
102 views

Do multiple take control effects let me keep a card?

If I was to cast two "take control of a creature until end of turn" spells, like Act of Treason, twice on the same creature in the same turn, do I keep it ?
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Different between capsa,big two and daifugo

Is there any rule difference between capsa(indonesia),big two(usa) and daifugo(japan) ?? Can someone explain to me ?
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1answer
124 views

Rescue from the Underworld on an unearthed creature

With Sedris, the Traitor King on the battlefield, I pay the 2B cost to unearth a creature. Then I cast Rescue from the Underworld and sacrifice the card that was just unearthed. I understand that the ...
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2answers
840 views

“Would draw” with “Can't draw”

Folks, I would like to know if an effect like "players can't draw cards" prevents/cancel effects like "if you would draw a card, instead do X". Because I wouldn't draw a card anyway, the effect does ...
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2answers
688 views

What happens if multiple people can cast the same card?

Scenario: Victor controls a Vedalken Orrery (You may cast nonland cards as though they had flash). It's Daniel's turn. Daniel swings with a Daxos of Meletis, not blocked. The triggered ability happens....
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1answer
57 views

who takes the trick in all five if the 10 and Ace are played from the trump suit

who takes the trick in all five if the 10 and Ace are played from the trump suit. Ace has 4 pts but 10 has 10 points. The rule says ace id the highest ranking card. I am confused.
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Is it correct to infer a second, third etc place in board games with a score?

This may stray a bit into philosophy, but I believe it has some real-world impacts. Many games rank players during the game, and some leave players in some sort of order at the end (ie. a 'score'). ...
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1answer
50 views

7 Wonders Look Through Discard Order

I am playing with the Cities, Babel, Leaders, and Wonder Pack expansions for 7 Wonders. There was a situation last night where two players attempted to look through the discard to play a card at the ...
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2answers
272 views

I have cards to buy a road or settlement, can I buy settlement first and not place it on the board?

Of course if you have cards to buy a settlement you can buy a road, but I want to buy a settlement first in case my cards get stolen by another player. Can I buy the settlement first and not place it ...
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1answer
36 views

In Monster My Neighbor, how is the Rumor card resolved?

In Monster My Neighbor the Rumor card states: Each player draws 1 card from the hand of the player to their right. How is this card resolved? I assumed that the player playing the card would ...
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1answer
86 views

King of Tokyo card question+ dice read

Jets says You suffer no damage when yielding Tokyo. If the monster in Tokyo has 3 health and he should receive 3 attacks, he should die or he can just leave Tokyo? In 5 players game Gigazour ...
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1answer
59 views

No-thanks: What if a player has no card? | If a player hoards cards?

In No-thanks, according to the rulebook: When finally a player decides to take the card (and all chips next to it), he puts it in front of himself face-up and takes the chips up in hand. After ...
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1answer
27 views

When using Fenians' benefit, do they also add their bomb value?

In the second edition of A Study in Emerald, Fenians have a one-use benefit that allows you to have agents count as two Bomb points instead of one. They also have a Bomb point on them. The rules for ...
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1answer
79 views

What is the origins and evolutionary track of Go game?

I didn't find any source explaining the "origins" or "evolution", rather than just history of Go. Book and article suggestions would also be helpful.
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1answer
31 views

For Monarch, how do you consider which are Garments and Beasts?

For Monarch, there's no way to know if a court card is a beast/garment. Such as for example: The court card Wardrobe Master states that "get 3 crown values per each GARMENT court cards". Is it just ...
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2answers
21 views

In which order are cards drawn from the dungeon pile

In "Welcome to the Dungeon" in what order does the hero draw cards from the dungeon pile? So is the last card added to the dungeon drawn first or last? In many cases this does not make a difference, ...
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1answer
295 views

Texas Holdem: How to Score this Hand - Single Pair, 3 kickers [duplicate]

I have a question for you. It's a question that came up last night in a poker game and is still being debated by the group. Some say split, some say one winner. Please let me know how you would score ...
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1answer
58 views

Submarines and “Defenseless” Transports in Axis and Allies

So I've got a question about Axis and Allies Spring 1942 edition. I had a German fleet off the coast of England (cruiser, battleship, two subs, and two loaded transports), and the US attacked with ...
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1answer
56 views

King Of Tokyo taking control of Tokyo

The first Monster in the game to obtain at least 1 attack dice deals no damage, but instead takes control of Tokyo, and moves its figure to Tokyo City. Does it mean if I have in my 1st roll an attack ...
2
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1answer
54 views

Clarification of cards in King of Tokyo

The Monster Batteries card states that two energy cubes are fed back to the player every turn. Is it every turn of the game (my assumption) or every turn of that player? The card also reads that it ...
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3answers
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What is this game with cards you describe, draw, or act out, decided by an electronic unit?

Can anyone help me remember the name of this game? We played it around 2005. It was an electronic game with a purple (I think) unit. There were no teams. Each player chose a color. All the ...

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