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How do you play Winter Tales (in a non-gamist manner)?

I recently bought Winter Tales and had my first two games with five friends last night. It was kinda fun, but we really felt like we were missing something or misinterpreting the rules somehow. The ...
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In Catacombs, how do the remaining party members deal with a dead Hero's possession?

The rules (3rd edition) say that Only the hero who owns the item may use it and items cannot be given away or traded. and that Players may, but are not obligated to, pool their gold The ...
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Lords & Ladies: Gossip Card Timing and Servant Actions

How does the timing work when playing gossip cards on servants with actions? More specifically, I targeted a cook with Forbidden Love which was immediately confirmed by another player. In reaction, ...
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Dungeon! Quick opening strategy for wizard

We have been playing the wizard for some time, but it looks like the wizard has a lot of challenges: The wizard cannot do well unless it makes it to levels 5 or 6. Having said that, one alternative is ...
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Addon for Risk with cards

I remember download a file in the emule some 15 years ago, with a lot of cards that works as an addon for Risk. For e.g., one card give you terrorism so you can attack from Irak to some region in US, ...
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Is play effectively the same with 1 player, multiple runners?

The rules say Runners are not allowed to show other runners what cards they have in their hand, but they can verbally discuss anything they like in order to form an effective plan as a team. To ...
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Pegs and Jokers

Question for marble movement. Your partner has a marble in their in-spot ( start of home). If you hit that marble with yours, what happens to your partners marble? And yours? We have been playing ...
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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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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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Are there quality custom boardgame card printers?

I'm designing a custom boardgame and am looking to get a few stacks of custom cards printed. I'm looking for a high quality card printing service but a little worried about simply using Google to ...
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Braille-Cribbage

It's already known that Cribbage can be played by blind people by using Braille-cards, but what I need to know is whether there is a data base for Braille-players to get together in their local areas. ...
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I'd like to get into Wings of War / Glory but am confused where to start

I became aware of Wings of War / Glory when someone mentioned it as an inspiration for the Xwing Miniatures game. I'm late to the party and would like to understand the differences between Wings of ...
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In Manila, what are the strengths of focusing on investing in cheap black market wares and controlling the landing outcomes of the punts?

The harbor master is obviously a critical role toward selecting and initializing the punts (boats), and the pirate and large and small pilots are the only remaining fine-tuning mechanisms to the ...
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Rolling and passing dice in Inn-Fighting

We picked up the d&d dice game Inn-Fighting by Wizards of the Coast yesterday and gave it a whirl. A few questions came up that the rules and available FAQs don't seem to clarify. I have a ...
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Never-ending game with two players?

The Shadow Mage is summoned once one player uses his entire hand. However, in the vast majority of two-player games I have played we get so stocked up on weapons, shields, and treasure that we become ...
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Solitaire variant: Piles of 3, top moved by value match. Name=?

I'm in the UK. My sister taught me this as "American Patience" in the 1960's (it is not a straight Solitaire). Object: To clear the tableaux and move all the cards to the 4 foundation piles, Ace ...
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Three player mahjong: 5 bamboo variation

We didn't have a fourth player for some time so we switched from riichi to three player version with korean\japanese rules as described on Wiki (I guess that's the most popular version for 3 players). ...
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Three player mahjong: scoring clarifications

We didn't have a fourth player for some time so we switched from riichi to three player version with korean\japanese rules as described on Wiki (I guess that's the most popular version for 3 players). ...
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How to understand the given Preferans puzzle solution?

There is a Preferans problem: South chose crosses as the trump. How many tricks will get South? Part of the solution the author of problem proposes and that I can't understand is: Please help ...
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Best way to solve vassal module version conflicts issues

Vassal is a great way to try out a game, but it seems that vassal versions and module versions frequently create trouble actually trying something out, i.e. you want to try something that requires the ...
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Confusion on militia rules (The optional event)

According to the rules of Arcana, at the end of the resolution phase all militia should be returned to their pile. However, there is an event (part of the optional rules) which says that all militia ...
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Could Axis and Allies be “balanced” by weakening the US just a bit more?

In Axis and Allies (as in the real war), Germany and Japan together have more industrial power, represented by industrial production certificates (IPCs) than Britain and Russia combined. Hence The US ...
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How Does Wooly Bully 2's Waterproof Wings Variant Work?

I've started an online game of Wooly Bully (La Guerre des Moutons) 2 with the waterproof wings variant "on", but I'm not 100% sure how this rule plays out in practice. The key line in the rulebook ...
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Common rules or house rules to resolve catching dispute

In Ghost Catch (Geistes Blitz original name) the idea is that you grab the correct item before any other player can. Obviously the one player having the correct item in hand wins the round. However ...
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Brushfire Side Mission - Counting Distance through walls

In this mission, the rebel characters are tasked with disarming explosives that are around the map. If the character is Fenn Signis or within 3 squares of Fenn, they can disarm the explosives and use ...
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Are there any single-screen human-vs-human go clients/programs available?

This is a question about Go software, so it might not be the correct place to ask this, but I expect it to be the best place. ;) I want to give a group of people a quick overview on Go but I don't ...
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What happens with the Royal Navy when all players fled the battle?

This question is similar to Fleeing the Navy, in Pirate's Cove but it's seeking to clarify a different aspect. When all players fled from the Royal Navy, what happens with the Royal Navy: Is it ...
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Axis and allies Europe 1940 2nd edition

Example: French capital occupied by Germany. Britain lands a mechanized infantry in Morocco. Can they blitz thru Allied Algeria and Tunisia and take them (occupy them) even though it's just a ...
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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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In Extraction, do we follow the Round instructions on the client card before discarding then drawing the next crossfire card?

Are Crossfire cards (discarded, then) drawn before or after following the instructions on the Client card for that round (i.e. to draw obstacles, heal, etc)? The rules imply that the text on the ...
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Do you have to perform assist abilities?

Most assists are worded as if they are required to be performed. Do they have to be if at all possible? For instance, the Backdoor card says Cancel all abilities on one obstacle for the rest of ...
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How is the share price token adjusts in relations to the stacks in module 9 of 504

Turn order for share companies is take from actual share value highest to lowest with ties being determined but the token on top of the stack. When a company is established if another company has the ...
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How does the randomness in Atmosfear work?

The Atmosfear board game (sometimes known as Nightmare) originally came with a VHS tape, which had some kind of "gravemaster" character that the players had to defeat. The VHS tape displays a clock ...
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Circumstances under which tokens are not blocking terrain

The rule book states (on page 41): Unless otherwise stated, Tokens block movement and LOS for all models. Treat the squares containing the Token the same way as other impenetrable terrain squares ...
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Despicable ME Trouble-Why is the 1 red?

My family got a brand new copy of Despicable ME Trouble. We were wondering why the 1 on the regular die was red, when the only special roll is 6.
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Does Largest Target affect only whoever uniquely has the most HP?

The Largest Target Crossfire card says At the start of each turn, if any runner has more HP than the others, that runner takes 1 damage. Does this mean that each turn if there is a single ...
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Can jihadists plot in more than one location for a single operation in Labyrinth: War on Terror?

In rules section 8.5 Plot, this rule is stated: 8.5.1. A Plot operation may target any country (including IRAN) not under Islamist Rule. At least one cell must be present in each target country ...
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Delivering a potion as a druid in Broom Service

I am just wondering how delivering potions work. For example does Druid of the Valley allow you to deliver a potion to a tower that is on the border of a hill and a forest even if your pawn is in the ...
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What happens when explorators are stuck behind the lava?

In the game Mauna Kea, the game ends when a player has no more explorators on the island, either they have all escaped or died. It it possible, though, that some are not dead but stuck behind the ...
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What are the chances of winning Accordion Solitaire?

I play that game and I would like to know what are the chances of winning it. Both the version which you lay out the cards one by one and the one that you lay out the entire deck first.
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In CV, can the card #45 (Trip Around the World) prevent Misfortune?

In CV, as soon as a player rolls 3 Bad Luck Symbols he suffers misfortune. The Trip around the World card (see its effect below) allows a player to change one Bad Luck Symbol into another symbol. ...
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Can the “combat air patrol” (CAP) “reload” against a “wave” air attack in Midway?

This is a somewhat artificial example, but it illustrates the point. The Japanese attack America's aircraft carrier Enterprise with three units simultaneously: two units of three torpedo squadrons on ...
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Can a single over-powered character essentially carry a team of weaker players to success?

The Karma Scaling in the rules balances the amount of Karma you earn. Each runner gains the following Karma award or penalty based on how much Karma they have. Does this mean 1 runner with a ...
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In the Crossfire mission, do two players skip the first two rounds of crossfire cards for every scene?

When playing with 2 or 3 players, the Crossfire mission says to skip rounds. Do you skip these numbers of rounds each scene or only at the beginning of the first scene?
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Should the “Atago” be identified as such in Midway during “search”?

The Atago is a Japanese heavy cruiser. Ordinarily one cruiser can't be told apart from another during a "search." (This is a reconnaissance mission by planes or ships that locates enemy ships for your ...
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Does damage count as an effect?

Dr. Wheelo has a constant ability that says: Whenever one of your effects destroys cards from the top of your opponent's Life Deck, increase that amount by 2 and Rejuvenate 2" For the context of ...
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World of Warriors - how to play? Follow-Up

In this post someone asked for resources on the how to play the World of Warriors Trading Card Game (not the app): World of Warriors - how to play? The answer was helpful but only repeated what is ...
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In 12 Days, are intermediate cards mostly useless but for playing early to assess how many high cards to target and when to play low cards in later?

I've provided a short overview at the bottom of this question since 12 Days is one of the simpler rule-sets. This trick-taking game has a few competing elements: Preserving low cards in your hand ...
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In Chicago Express, how important are strategies of tight share bidding and inducing others to develop railroads toward your shares?

Chicago Express appears to be a game with no luck in that there are no dice, no cards drawn. There are minimal random elements such as player seating. My interpretation of the game has been that in ...
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Pegs and jokers specialized cards

My hubby and I recently learned to play Pegs and Jokers with some other retirees. The cards they used were not regular playing cards but specifically meant for p&g. They had golden peg cards, word ...

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