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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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What is “summoning sickness” and how does it affect my creatures?

Note: this is intended to be a canonical question about summoning sickness. "Summoning sickness", broadly, is the rule that stops you from attacking or paying {T} costs with a creature that you just ...
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Can a double jump move backwards in Checkers/Draughts?

In Checkers, can a non-kinged piece jump backwards as the second jump in a double jump?
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How to encourage rolling two dice in Machi Koro?

I've played Machi Koro a number of times, most often with in a group of 3 players, sometimes 4. So far the prevailing strategy usually ends up being to roll only one die and to: Buy as many ...
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Can I stack Miracle and other “at the beginning of of your draw step” triggers however I want?

I control Howling Mine. At the beginning of my draw step, I draw Temporal Mastery. Can I stack the Miracle trigger and then the Howling Mine trigger, such that I draw my second card before the Miracle ...
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Two person wooden peg board game?

What is the name of this game? Board is a one-piece solid oak plank (approximately 7-3/4 inch by 13-3/4 inch) with 247 holes in three areas. Appears that each player begins with 39 black or white ...
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Do I score fishermen for settlements on water?

The Fisherman kingdom card states: 1 gold for each of your own settlements built adjacent to one or more water hexes. With a harbor sector in play, I can move a settlement to a water hex. At ...
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Can a sub attack a lone sub in axis and allies and the attacked sub submerge?

If a English sub attacks a german sub(by itself in a sea zone), can the german sub submerge? From my understanding subs can only conduct a surprise strike or submerge if there are other sea units ...
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Exile then return Jace, Vryn's Prodigy? [duplicate]

Jace, Vryn's Prodigy has the text "If there are five or more cards in your graveyard, exile Jace, Vryn's Prodigy, then return him to the battlefield transformed under his owner's control." What ...
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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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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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Identify board game on 4x4 board with 8 black and 8 white pieces

Staying in an old farmhouse in France we have found this game. There is a 4x4 board with 8 black and 8 white pieces. Does anyone know what this game is called and more importantly how to play it.
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Clarification on using Dog Companion

When given the Dog Companion it says: Take a small monster token to represent the Dog. Put it in your room. (Use a token of a different color from other monsters, if any.) Once during your ...
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In Last Will is property purchasing broken?

I've played Last Will with 2-4 other friends a few times. One friend consistently wins. He never buys any property and just plays event cards, goes to the theatre and plays non property cards in his ...
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May I attack myself?

Could I attack myself with sengir vampire, block with a creature, and get a +1/+1 counter on it
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How can we speed up Killer Bunnies?

What are some common house rules that you might use for a Killer Bunnies game? Because the game has so many rules/cards to begin with, the only one that we've come up with is not allowing Super ...
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When can Wookie Loyalty be applied?

Wookiee Loyalty: Exhaust this card while you or an adjacent friendly figure is defending to apply +1 Block to the defense results. An issue came up with in our recent game about the timing of using ...
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How many times can you use hero ability?

For hero abilities bought with XP is there a limit to how many times they can be used? For example can Diala use her Force Adept: 1 strain: Use while you or a friendly figure is performing and attack ...
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Can the Resistance Fighters use the fail card?

In the board game The Resistance are two factions, Resistance fighters and Spies. Me and my friends had some debate if the Resistance fighters can actually use the Fail mission Card. My stand is yes ...
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Are solved games worth playing? [closed]

Many simple games, such as Nim or Connect 4 are solved meaning that there is an unbeatable strategy for the person who either starts, or plays second. Despite knowing this - People still play these ...
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Small go board history

Does anyone know origin of smaller go boards (9*9,13*13)? When (and where) was first introduced? I looked on Sensei library but didn't find anything about history of go boards.
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Proper Opening Moves

What are the most common opening move for 6,2 and 6,3? It seems the logical move is to take a runner and move 8 or 9 pips. However, after playing a lot lately online I notice people also like to ...
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Is resistance Coup worth getting if I already have resistance avalon?

I've played regular Resistance and I have Resistance Avalon, but I've never played Resistance Coup is it worth getting? I like that you can play with just 2 people but, besides that I don't know much ...
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Why is it called “Chinese Checkers”?

It is not a Checkers variant, nor did it originate in China, how could this name possibly make sense?
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Komoku-Oogeima joseki order variation

In a game my opponent derived from the joseki line I was familiar with. $$W Actual game $$ ------------ $$ -........... $$ -.94........ $$ -.5128O..... $$ -..X36...0,. $$ -...7....... $$ -........... ...
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How can I handicap Ticket To Ride: USA, without seeming patronizing?

I'm struggling to find a good handicap for Ticket To Ride. When I'm playing with newer, or less strategic players, I'm beating them by 50 points or so. I don't like a simple points handicap, as ...
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How can I deal with indestructible shrouded slivers?

So, here's the thing. My dad plays Slivers for his Commander deck with Sliver Overlord as his commander. When he plays this deck, he always seems to get out Sliver Hivelord and Crystalline Sliver, ...
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Catan Pirates Starting Phase Question

When each player is placing their initial Harbor and settlement, does the first player place BOTH their Harbor and settlement immediately or does the first player place only their Harbor then it's the ...
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Carcassone scoring for a city with a mayor and a cathedral

How do you score a city that has both a mayor and a cathedral? We ended up making each tile worth 3 points for the cathedral plus 1 point for each shield/banner in the city for a total of 6 points per ...
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Carcassonne fairy - scoring with a fairy for multiple areas and at the end

Here are the more in-depth rules for The Princess and The Dragon expansion: http://www.modernjive.com/carcassonne/carcassonnefaq.htm But it does not answer my questions (I assume the fairy protects a ...
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Milling cards with discard an draw abilities

I have a Blue Black Mill deck with Sphinx's Tutelage and Day's Undoing (Whispering Madness works in the same way). If I had all four Tutelages on the field, and cast Days Undoing / Whispering Madness, ...
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Is there a valid Blokus configuration where all the pieces are on the board?

Is there a configuration of Blokus pieces where all pieces of one colour touch only at the corners and not the edges, so that the pieces could actually appear that way in a Blokus game, with each ...
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Is team approval voting kept secret?

In The Resistance the rules state that everyone votes on the team selected by the team leader, and then reveals their votes. However I was taught by a friend that the votes are randomized by the ...
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How to grant haste en masse in a mono-green Commander deck?

In my Elf Commander Deck (edited version of the Guided by Nature 2014 Commander Deck), I have Nissa Revane and as I was looking through the MTG tag of BCGSE I saw this question asking about if elves ...
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Blocking multiple creatures with multiple creatures

Let's say I have a two 2/2s (A and B) and also Brave the Sand. my opponent attacks with two 2/2s (C and D) And C is blocked by A and B and D is also blocked by A and B. Can I assign damage in such ...
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How to count Splendor bonus gems

In the game of Splendor when you have a developer card with prestige points on it, is that the number of gems it produces also? Or is it just one gem per card?
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Kindle the carnage, repercussion and safe passage

Let's say I have Repercussion on the table and I cast Kindle the Carnage. Can an opponent prevent the damage done by repercussion after Kindle the Carnage has resolved? A mate and I are in a debate ...
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4-4 pincer variant - not in joseki dictionary

I am 4K and played against 2K in handicap game (2-stones). The point of B3 was to prevent a double-wing shape for white (along the right and bottom) So W4 pincer leads us into this joseki variant. ...
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Can a player with 0 life use Soul Conduit to make their opponent lose instead?

If you get a player down to 0 life can he still use Soul Conduit's ability and swap life totals with another player killing that player instead?
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How should I determine whether a deck is legal in a particular format?

I have a list of cards for a deck I want to build or buy. What should I do to check whether that deck is legal in a particular format (Standard, for example)?
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When can I play a Keeper in Adventure Time Fluxx?

Some keepers have powers. Can these powers only be used during the turn that you play the keeper or every turn whilst the keeper is in play?
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vedalken orrery, aura of silence in reponse to opponents enchantment

If I have a Vedalken Orrery in play, and my opponent attempts to cast an enchantment, can I flash in Aura of Silence in response and force them to either pay 2 more mana or have their spell fizzle?
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Ulamog the Ceaseless Hunger & On Cast effect timing

If I cast Ulamog, the Ceaseless Hunger and target my opponent's two Plains on the board, does the exile effect resolve before my opponent has a chance to tap one of the lands to play Path to Exile? ...
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Can anyone help my identify this card game

It's a game about capitalism and I cannot remember it's name for the life of me
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1answer
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What if I don't own a house in Life and land on a pay square

The rules in my game say I don't need to buy a house. So what happens in the game if my house is destroyed per the board? Playing the other night I landed on two squares that we treated differently. ...
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How to beat Ill-Gotten Gains?

I find Ill-Gotten Gains in Dominion Hinterland to be such a clogger, with all the curses and coppers it generates. How can I beat a player who keep getting the Ill-Gotten Gains when there are no ...
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With both Seafarers and Cities & Knights expansions, how many victory points should I play to?

I've recently gotten Cities & Knights and plan to play it with my existing Seafarers of Catan expansion once I get the hang of it. Looking through the manuals for both Seafarers of Catan and ...
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How does Complete Disregard interact with pump spells?

When you have a card like Complete Disregard which reads "Exile Target Creature with power 3 or less", as I understand it, it becomes untargetable if the opponent's creature is Brute Strengthed. But ...
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Does Claustrophobia prevent triggered abilities?

If I have a Blightcaster and my opponent enchants it with Claustrophobia will my Blightcasters ability still work when I cast an enchantment?
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How do I chose invasion or reduction points?

I have the following board: $$cm1 $$ +---------------------------------------+ $$ | . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . | $$ | . . . . . . . . O . . . . . . . . . . | $$ | . . . . . . . O O . X . . ...

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