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Do some combat checks occur without monsters?

Many location encounters reference a monster (such as a monster appearing) and require a combat check. One encounter at St. Mary's Hospital says The corpse you are examining isn't quite dead yet. ...
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Assigning damage less than power

Is it possible to assign damage to a single blocking creature that is less than the attacking creature's power? If so, it is possible to assign less than lethal damage? Suppose I attack with a big 20/...
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Possible to add a single build with changed value onto a preexisting build?

Got in a fight with my dad over this because I wouldn't allow the game to go on until I understood all the rules correctly. So my dad had a single 7-build of 4 + 3, I had a single 3-build of 2 + A. ...
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Can I play unequipped on-the-table cards in combat?

Players can put cards down on the table unequipped. If they have a one-shot card on the table, such as a loaded die or a type of grenade, can they use those cards during combat? Or, can you only play ...
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Can you use Halicarnassus to build a duplicate card?

As the title. If not, what happens if you build the wonder, say in Age II, and all the cards are duplicates of cards you've already built?
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Betrayal at House on the Hill - Mystic Elevator

We did not see anything about this in this rules, but we encountered a situation where the monster that our traitor was controlling entered the mystic elevator. Our only remaining hero was wearing ...
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Betrayal at house on the hill question about monster turns

In the betrayal at house on the hill rule book it says the traitor gets an extra turn on the monsters turn but what if there are no monsters in that haunt does the traitor still get the extra turn? ...
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Is The Next Act Begins a valid first mythos card during setup?

Can the "The Next Act Begins!" Mythos card be a valid first mythos to draw during the game setup? There is no rule prohibiting it, but it would result in no gate emerging at the start of the game.
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What's the difference between King of Tokyo and King of New York?

We got King of Tokyo for Christmas and I just found out about King of New York. What's the difference between these two games? Is King of New York just King of Tokyo done "right"?
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Do creatures with enchantments on them keep the enchantments if they return to the battlefield from the graveyard?

Do creatures with enchantments on them keep the enchantments if they return to the battlefield from the graveyard? If a creature is sent to the graveyard from the battlefield, and has an enchantment ...
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Forbidden Island Engineer's power?

In Forbidden Island, must the Engineer be either on or adjacent to a tile to shore it up?
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What is the advantage of going last in Smallworld [closed]

What are the advantages/strategies of going last? Based off of my understanding: a) you get worse options in choosing b) last place in starting location c) on last round, others can attack you to ...
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Does lifelink apply before life loss during combat damage?

Let's say for example I'm at 1 life. My opponent attacks with two creatures and I'm about to block one, but my blocker has lifelink that would make me gain more life than I lose. Do I still die due ...
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What is the easiest way to play DarkForest, probably the strongest publicly available go AI?

The strongest publicly available go AI is probably this: https://github.com/facebookresearch/darkforestGo, since there is currently no way to play AlphaGo. Is there any way to play this without ...
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How to evaluate this board situation under Japanese or European rules

In a game, the following board position remained after both parties passed: $$ ----------- $$ .XO.X.X.OX. $$ .XO.....OX. $$ .XOOOOOOOX. $$ .XXXXXXXXX. $$ ........... In the post game analysis it ...
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1answer
184 views

Can i get infinite mana from Krark-Clan Ironworks and Welding Jar?

If i play Krark-Clan Ironworks and Welding Jar, can I sacrifice the Jar to activate the Ironworks, and then use its ability to regenerate itself? If so, this process could be repeated infinitely, to ...
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Can I use Fate Transfer to make a Thing in the Ice transform immediately?

If I have Thing in the Ice with 4 ice counters on it and played Fate Transfer to move all these counters on to another creature, will it transform? Or is the check on how many counters it has done ...
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124 views

Does killing Might Sliver before damage affect other slivers' power and toughness? [duplicate]

I got quite confused on what exactly happens in this situation: Opponent is attacking, he does so with three (3/3) creatures. I declare blockers, which would be two unimportant (1/1) Slivers and a ...
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Does adding a +1/+1 counter count as “gaining attack?”

The Mystique Main Character has the following Level Up Power: Bitter Fury Level Up (10) - Whenever Mystique gains ATK, she gains that much XP. The rules have this to say about +1/+1 ...
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Do skill check re-rolls include dice gained from spending clue tokens?

If I have 2 rolls for my skill check, and I fail the roll, then I spend a clue token to roll, and I fail. I then spend a second clue and again fail. If I now use the Lucky Cigarette Case which says:...
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1answer
34 views

Do I need to keep the Ascension expansion boxes as I have the original one?

I have the original Ascension box with wooden separators (pictured below), what makes for a nice, long lasting storage for cards - I would say, a lot of them, as the separators seem quite empty ...
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1answer
159 views

When does Devotion change & when does a god's type change?

A friend of mine said that he was playing a game of magic when he went to use Suspension Field on his opponent's Keranos, God of Storms. Keranos had enough devotion to be a creature at the time ...
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Using the King as an attacking piece

Are there examples of expert-level games where the King is used as an attacking piece early in the game? I.e. brought out into the center of the board behind the bishops, pawns and knights, to gain a ...
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Earthquake - does it affect units in docks?

So in a game of 'Mine a Million' aka 'The Business Game' the production card came up with Earthquake at Newport. The card's description officially says: All Warehouse stocks belonging to all ...
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1answer
142 views

Teysa + Painter's servant replacement

I am building a commander deck for my little brother with Teysa, Orzhov Scion as commander and I noticed that Teysa + Painter Servant is a nice combo, but Painter's servant is expensive and I believe ...
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2answers
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Betrayal at House on the Hill — what counts as a turn for attacks?

For the monster turn -- if I have several zombies (as an example), can they each attack on the turn? So, I move one zombie and attack someone, and then I move another and attack someone else? Until I ...
4
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1answer
189 views

Coalition Honor Guard and Hexproof

As Coalition Honor Guard was card of the day on DailyMTG the other day, it got me thinking. If you gave it hexproof, through whatever means you choose e.g. Swiftfoot Boots, would my opponent be unable ...
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1answer
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Can survivors with the jump skill jump into/off towers in Zombicide: Black Plague - Wulfsburg Expansion?

The Jump skill states that: The Survivor can use this Skill once during each Activation. The Survivor spends one Action: He moves two Zones into a Zone to which he has Line of Sight. Movement ...
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0answers
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What's the best way to store Eldritch Horror with all the expansions [duplicate]

I was wondering what the best method of storing Eldritch Horror including all the expansions that also allows for a faster set-up time. Thanks!
5
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1answer
45 views

Can I use Sir William Brinton's ability immediately after discovering I have to lose Stamina?

The Ally Sir William Brinton say Discard to immediately restore your Stamina to its maximum. Can I choose to do this after I've learned I need to lose Stamina, but before I actually deduct that ...
3
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3answers
121 views

Can different Aces have different values?

I understand that Aces are worth either 1 Point or 11 Points, depending on the player's will. But how are multiple Aces valued? Here are some examples: Ace, Nine, Ace Is this always x+9+x, ...
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2answers
247 views

Settlers of Catan : “Can we build after rolling a 7”

In Settlers of Catan (base game or the 5-6 player expansion). Can we build after rolling a seven.? As per the FAQ here: http://www.catan.com/faqs/93?page=3 I know I can't trade with others and can ...
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1answer
91 views

Does the Retainer card grant $2 on the first Upkeep phase?

Page 6 of the reference guide says: Bless, Curse, Bank Loan, and Retainer cards do not require an upkeep roll during the first Upkeep Phase after an investigator acquires them. Does this mean we ...
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1answer
125 views

Do creature tokens get removed along with the permanent that created them?

I have this card called Militia's Pride which lets me summon 1/1 creature token onto the battlefield. My question is: if Militia's Pride is sent to the graveyard, do my 1/1 tokens stay or are they ...
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1answer
80 views

Does Immerwolf's bonus stay after it leaves the battlefield? [duplicate]

A little while ago I was playing two of my friends. One of my friends was playing a wolf/werewolf deck with Immerwolf and a few other creatures out on the battlefield. I was playing an enchantment ...
9
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1answer
142 views

In Go, is there any aji left in this corner enclosure (3-5, 4-4, 6-3), and if so, how can it be invaded?

I often see the following three stone corner enclosure made in high level games, when the player wants to further secure his corner. This enclosure does not appear on the sensei's library page for ...
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1answer
116 views

What is the most common Bridge Bidding system in the US?

What is the most common Bridge Bidding system in the U.S.?
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1answer
98 views

In Go, what is the Superko rule, and is it used universally?

What is the Superko rule in Go? Is it used in most scoring/online systems, or only in certain ones?
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2answers
306 views

Which games have ever been rated #1 on Boardgamegeek.com's Geek Rating?

What are all of the games that have ever reached the #1 rank on boardgamegeek.com's Geek Rating list? The current #1 is Pandemic Legacy, and prior to that it was Twilight Struggle.
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1answer
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Is a yellow sign marker still added if the terror level increase is reduced to 0?

In the King in Yellow Herald variant, there is a rule about increasing the terror level (emphasis mine): The blasphemous play "The King in Yellow" is being performed in Arkham. Every time the ...
7
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3answers
247 views

How to make sure a player will not draw their own character card as target?

In my current design each player needs to kill an other player assigned to them. They have a character card and a target card which shows which character they have to eliminate to get points. Both the ...
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2answers
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Can I use the Injury and Madness cards from Miskatonic Horror without Dunwich Horror?

One of the components of Miskatonic Horror are additional Injury and Madness cards, which were originally for the Dunwich Horror expansion. The rules for Miskatonic Horror say this about the cards: ...
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3answers
121 views

I don't really understand how the expansions/data packs work in android netrunner

I bought the core set a while ago and now I'd like to get some more cards, afaik there are multiple ways to do that: data packs deluxe expansions big box? What's the difference between them? As I'...
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1answer
46 views

Rolling One With Cowry Dice

I am playing Parcheesi with cowry shells as dice. I am on the last square and need a roll of one to return the pawn to home. However, with cowry dice, only rolls of 10+grace, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6+grace, 25+...
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0answers
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In carrom, what if a player pocket the last piece of other player, while queen still on the board? [duplicate]

One player pocket the black piece of other player while the queen is still on the board. Does the other player whose black piece was being pocketed by other player wins? If so, then by how many ...
9
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1answer
399 views

I found this deck of cards and have no clue what it is called or how it is played

Example of card names: The Magil, Sirens of Aphron, Tristes Unum, Cerga Mobster etc. I have 64 cards. All 64 cards are different. Top left of the Cerga Mobster card is written 14 FrP - 12 Gui - 9 Lck ...
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1answer
209 views

How much worse is Rare Re-drafting for the weakest player than opening a random pack? [closed]

One way of awarding prizes in Magic Tournaments is to "rare re-draft", where you take all the higher value cards that have been opened while drafting (6-8 players, 3 packs per player, approx 1 rare ...
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0answers
23 views

What is a good generic strategy for playing as Yarpen?

In the Witcher Adventure Game, you can play as one of four characters trying to complete a set of quest. Yarpen is possibly the hardest character to play. He does not have a go to quest deck her can ...
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0answers
15 views

What is a good generic strategy for playing as Triss?

In the Witcher Adventure Game, you can play as one of four characters trying to complete a set of quest. Triss is clearly a sorceress and as such should pick quests form the magic desk. Her combat is ...
0
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0answers
15 views

What is a good generic strategy for playing as Dandelion?

In the Witcher Adventure Game, you can play as one of four characters trying to complete a set of quest. Dandelion is clearly a diplomate and as such should pick quests form the diplomacy desk but ...

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