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If damage is assigned to AAA during bombardment, can it defend before general combat begins in the territory or is it removed?

Question pertains to Axis & Allies 1942, 2nd edition. If a defender assigns damage to anti-aircraft artillery units during the bombardment phase of an amphibious assault, do the AAA's still get ...
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Can you play the Crisis Expansion's Crisis Mode with the core game and Heroes Unite combined?

The description for the DC Comics Deck Building Game: Crisis Expansion 1 says the following: This is not a standalone product. DC Comics Deck-building Game or Heroes Unite is required to play. ...
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Do I decide {X} for cards in my library for effects and abilities asking for a particular CMC?

Suppose I have Yisan, the Wanderer Bard on the battleground with 5 verse counters. And then suppose I have something in my library with an {X} in the mana cost, like a Genesis Hydra. Do I get to ...
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What happens when a player controls multiple identical monsters?

The rules already specify that when multiple players have the same Monster Card, all monsters of that type will activate when any single monster acts. When drawing new Monster Cards, if you already ...
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What are the changes in the Revised Edition of Curse of the Dark Pharaoh?

I recently picked up a copy of the Miskatonic Horror expansion. In the rules, it says Note: Miskatonic Horror is designed to be used with the revised edition of The Curse of the Dark Pharaoh. If ...
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Striking opponent carrom men directly to pot our coin

In carrom let's say I have my black coin near the pot but there is a white coin which is blocking it from my strike. Can I pot my black coin striking on the white coin? More like cannon
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What's the longest possible forced repetition in Go?

Assume no superko rules so the game would end with no result. And both players are willing to play the shortest possible cycle as long as they don't give their opponent a chance to win. There are 4 ...
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What do board game publishers do? What are the difference between them? [closed]

Board games are usually published by one of a variety of different board game publishers - such as Fantasy Flight or Z-Man Games. My question is - what do the publishers do - and what's the ...
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Have recent changes in bidding priorities changed the value of finesses?

I was taught to "bid to make." That is, it would take 26 points to bid a game that was at least a 2 to 1 favorite to make. (I'd bid game with 24-25 only with "something extra" such as a solid five ...
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Bang! Fistful and Boots

What happens with fistful and boots? Do you draw for the hits from fistful between the hits? Boots (1 stock, 3 cost, black border) For each lost life point, you draw 1 card from deck. A Fistful of ...
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Why do cards miss their timing?

My specific question is regarding Lightpulsar Dragon and why it misses it's timing (such as when synchro summoning), while cards like Tuningware don't. I am mainly just looking for an explanation as ...
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Using Mimicry on an invalid target

I have some questions about which of these are legal plays when attacking a creature that has the mimicry attribute. Setup: I have a creature that only has mimicry on it. It is attacked by another ...
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What's the price difference in producing different quality game cards?

I've been a bit disappointed in the past the quality of game components, primarily the cards, in certain games. For example Citadels and Timeline have cheap cardboard cards that look like they'll ...
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Necroskitter and Everlasting Torment

I am playing a game of EDH against 3 other opponents and I control an Everlasting Torment and Horde of Notions, and I have a Necroskitter in my graveyard. My opponents control a whole host of ...
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Dark Charm and Objective tokens

I'm playing Descent 2nd edition, in the Shadow Vault scenario. One of my heroes is carrying the objective token. The Overlord plays Dark Charm targeting that hero. Can the Overlord force my hero ...
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Eclipse: some House rules to cut down on chance in die rolling?

My group and I enjoy Eclipse, but it has fallen out of favor because of the extreme chance in battle on die rolls. Heck, I can't even get my wife to play at all because the first three games she ...
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Can anyone tell me who Mr. Suitcase is?

I acquired a collection of cards among which were some sinkholes. One in particular is signed; I understand the name in concept. From the wiki page for The Duelist: "Mr. Suitcase" being a ...
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In Midway, how do I manage the “inferior” Japanese fleet on day 1?

This is a reference to the Avalon Hill board game. Historically, the Japanese fleet approached Midway in four waves. The first wave (a strike force of four carriers and supporting ships) was slightly ...
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Does Illusory Gains allow someone to block their own creatures? [duplicate]

Illusory Gains strikes me as a rather strange card with the potential for some rather unique interactions, one of which I'm hoping someone might be able to explain to me. Take this situation: My ...
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If a token is returned to hand, is it considered dying?

1/1 Devil token (ala Devils' Playground) on board Just the Wind cast on the 1/1 Devil Token gets removed from board ?? Devil does 1 damage to target creature or player ??
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What is the sequence of actions when my Shocker removes cards and places cards in my opponents hand? [duplicate]

I have a fun little shocker deck. From Gatherer Whenever Shocker deals damage to a player, that player discards all the cards in his or her hand, then draws that many cards. Note that the errata ...
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Baahsto destroyed mid action

When using the The Enclave of Endlings environment deck how do you handle it when the Baahsto card is in play and is destroyed while it is being resolved. For example while a hero is resolving the ...
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How to clone a Legendary card legally?

I want to clone Geist of Saint Traft without falling prey to the legend rule and without using Mirror Gallery. Are there any cards that allow you to copy a card's text without copying its name? I was ...
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Clarifying house rules for Monopoly

It seems likely that I may be involved in a game of Monopoly soon. I'm not a big fan of Monopoly for a number of reasons, one of which is that part way through the game someone will reveal that they ...
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How do monsters move on local paths to side boards?

How do monsters move along local paths to traverse the side boards in expansion games such as when effects instruct players to move a monster toward investigators? For instance, a local path connects ...
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Can an ability track a card across multiple zones?

Here is the situation: I use Jace, Telepath Unbound's -3 ability, targeting Walk the Aeons. −3: You may cast target instant or sorcery card from your graveyard this turn. If that card would be ...
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Are these “temporary defense gained by discarding cards” markers?

I just got the Race for the Galaxy: The Brink of War expansion, which I haven't played yet. It comes with some additional Takeover markers. These two markers look like "temporary defense gained by ...
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Are there big differences in gameplay (not just theme) between Munchkin sets?

I have looked around and was overwhelmed by the number of Munchkin base sets out there. I googled what the best Munchkin set is, but so far, all I found is that I should pick the theme I like best. ...
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What are bidding sequences in which the responder is likely to be the “captain” of the partnership?

I can think of two: The first one is when the opener bids no trump. Then the responder knows that the opener has a "balanced" hand, and 15-17 high card points for 1NT, 20-21 for 2NT, etc. Another ...
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How does the Prestige Leader mechanic work?

I just got the Race for the Galaxy: The Brink of War expansion and it adds Prestige mechanics to the game. Those I understand. The Prestige Leader mechanic, however, I don't understand and the ...
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What happens when you remove a token creature from the game, and then return it under it's owner's control?

Player A plays Roar of the Wurm Player B plays Astral Slide Player B recycles a card and returns the Wurm token What happens then?
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Sacrificing a creature with 0 toughness

1/1 goblin, with Skullclamp attached, making its P/T 2/0 so it dies. Could it be sacrificed using Goblin Bombardment to deal 1 damage?
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Can Japanese Cards be played if using an English based Deck?

I was reading on the Yu-Gi-Oh Wiki that some cards have their artwork changed due to censorship, examples are the Fortune Lady's Original Japanese version English Version with Censor now i am ...
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Is this combo legal? [duplicate]

Is it legal for Myr tokens that are created by Myr Turbine to be tapped by Clock of Omens to then untap Myr Turbine again to multiply your Myrs? For example: you have three Myrs and Myr Turbine is ...
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1answer
360 views

How does AlphaGo calculate?

Anyone knows the algorithm of AlphaGo? I heard that it's related to neural networks. But don't know the details? So it does not find the solution to win in a deterministic way, right? I think so, ...
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When does a Leprechaun's Ongoing ability activate?

Consider the following scenario: Leprechaun (Tricksters Minion): Ongoing: After another player plays a minion here with less power than this minion's power, destroy it (resolve its ability ...
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Custom game boards and pieces for existing games [closed]

With the huge growth in the 3D printing and CNC areas over the past few years, you are starting to see a lot of custom pieces for existing board games. For instance, Risk boards made of walnut or ...
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If effects happen at the same time, whose effect works?

A Graydle card's effect says when it's destroyed by battle or cards and is sent to the graveyard, it comes back as a equipment card and I take control of an opponent's face up monster. My opponent has ...
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Are 1/1 creatures sent to the graveyard from one damage before Rite of Passage's ability activates?

Rite of Passage gives creatures I control a +1/+1 counter whenever they are dealt damage. If a 1/1 creature was dealt one damage, would it be sent to the graveyard first or would the creature be ...
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Gods dying and the legends rule

So this came up in a game I was playing today. I had an Athreos, God of Passage with enough devotion that it was a creature, and I cast another (it makes sense, I swear). I chose to sacrifice the ...
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What cards use coin tokens?

My son really wants to play a game with the coin tokens. What are all the cards that use coin tokens?
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293 views

Can I use Lucky Cigarette Case on another player

My question is rather simple, but we can't quite put a finger on the correct answer. Items such as the Lucky Cigarette Case ... can we use them on other player rolls or just our own? The text says to ...
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Items already in possession of another character

What happens if a player should gain an item but that item already is used by another character? For example, if the Spy comes into play (because your old character is dead/insane), she possesses a ...
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Smash up: First mate with ongoing actions attached to it. Do the actions follow him?

I'd like to hear peoples opinion on this. The text on the cards mentioned below: First Mate: "Special: After this base i scored, you may move this minion to another base instead of the discard ...
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How do I organise my cards in the Dominion big box insert?

I have a Dominion set that includes the base set plus Alchemy and Prosperity. The box contains a plastic insert with many slots of various sizes. I have stored the cards in alphabetical order mixing ...
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3answers
270 views

Safari / ecology childs board game, collecting animal cards

As a child (UK, born 1989 so playing it mid-to-late 90s I guess?) I played a game which (IIRC) centred around collecting animals from different environments. The physical playing board was square, ...
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It's a 4x and card game mix possible? [closed]

I'm making a little research in a mix between 4x game and cards games. Do you think is possible? I'm an hobbyist game developer and I like both 4x (Civilization, Master of Orion, Crusader Kings 2) ...
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What is this blank purple UNO card?

When I was playing UNO earlier, I found two strange cards: they were purple and blank, with no number or special sign on them. What is this card for? Is it like a Wild Card or +4 Wild Card? It wasn't ...
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1answer
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Can I use the Grotesque Statue artifact on any effect and prevent loss on all affected targets?

The Grotesque Statue artifact reads Once per round, you may spend 1 Clue to prevent all Sanity loss from a single effect Does this mean I can use it on effects that target other players, even ...
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When does the “choose a color” part of a spell happen?

For example Sejiri Steppe. I always did it as follows: Opponent plays Sejiri Steppe, chooses a creature and a color, then I get to respond. But today while playing, after my opponent played Sejiri ...

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