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wheel of sun and moon and tutors

So let's say I have Wheel of Sun and Moon in play and cast a tutor that puts the card I searched for on top of my library. Let's say, Enlightened Tutor. In what order do things happen in then? Do I ...
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After an amphibious assault can overland attacking aircraft stay in newly captured territory?

Germany attacks England with transports(loaded with infantry) and overland fighters, captures the territory. Can the fighters stay in England or need to fly back to mainland?
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How to capture unoccupied enemy-controlled territories?

How do I capture them? (besides tanks blitzing). That would not work if im trying to capture an island. Just move in with a bunch of infantry and claim it for myself?
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Does the Pirate stop fish production when playing Seafarers with Fishermen of Catan?

I know that the Robber can be placed upon the Lake hex in a normal "Fishermen of Catan" game. (see here) But when you combine it with Seafarers, does anyone know the official answer for either of ...
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How is 'The Homeworld' played correctly?

In a recent Smash Up match we had the base 'The Homeworld', that has the following ability: After each time a minion is played here, its owner may play an extra minion of power 2 or less. I ...
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Is there a card that makes an enemy play my spell?

I'm an amateur player in Magic: The Gathering (Modern format) and I was looking for a card that makes an enemy play a spell from my hand. For example if I had a "Discard your hand" card I could make ...
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A Game of Thrones: 2nd Edition Supply

I've played this game several times, but I am still confused when it comes to supply and the amount of armies you can have. Are you allowed to go over your army limit, but when a supply card comes up, ...
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Can destroyers present in amphibious assault ignore enemy subs?

If I am conducting an amphibious assault with my destroyers present can I ignore enemy subs?
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Mobilization of units allowed on a territory with an industrial complex controlled by a power on same side?

My friends an I were playing a&a 1941 and soviet union wanted to mobilize units in India. Is that ever allowed? If yes, when? I read through the whole book and I did not find anything about when ...
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Is the combat move and the conduct combat phase always necessary to execute?

I am in Karelia with a couple of infantry and tanks. The german territories are heavily fortified. I don't want to lose what few units I have. Do I have to conduct combat or can I skip to noncombat ...
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What are the rules updates for Catan in the 5th edition? Are there any?

Page 6 of the new Seafarers rulebook states: "A general note on Catan rules. This is the 5th English-language edition of Catan Seafarers. Over the years, the rules have been clarified, refined, and ...
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Does 'The plot thickens' make the game easier or harder?

Just curious for games going forward. Because the expansion allows you to see how people have played on missions, can reveal people's cards, etc, it seems like these are all an advantage mostly to ...
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Clarification about drawing and assigning plot cards

The rules are explicit about plot cards being assigned only once per round, there being only five rounds in a game. However, a single round can go through several leaders (if votes fail). My ...
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Using Wizard on another player when draw deck is empty?

Description of situation: A player's turn begins and they draw the last card from the deck and get a Wizard. The use the Wizard on the other player which forces them to discard their hand and redraw ...
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In One Night Ultimate Werewolf, what are some common opening moves?

From only a handful of plays I've gathered that a few moves might be to If you are on the good team, kick things off with full disclosure such as "I am the seer and I know for a fact you are a ...
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Bohnanza - If no one wants the cards drawn in Step 2, does the active player HAVE to plant them in Step 3?

We love this game, but we have one big question about the rules for Step 2/Step 3. For the 2 cards flipped in Step 2. If no one at all wants them, does the active player have to plant them come Step ...
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Brokering three-party deals in Bohnanza

I was playing Bohnanza with some family, my brother-in-law kept trying to negotiate three-party trades. I felt like this was against the rules but as long as everyone's trades were planted at the end ...
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Do other players replenish their traded cards after a trading phase in Bohnanza?

In Bohnanza say I have 5 cards during a round. Another player is in his trading phase and I trade a card with him, I put the traded card on my trading area and then plant it on my field. I'm now down ...
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In Elder Sign, why do multiple locks have to be resolved in order?

The rules on page 12 say For example, if there are two effects in play that lock the yellow die, the locks are addressed in the order in which they came into play: after the yellow die is freed ...
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Is Magic: The Gathering a consistent game?

Is Magic: The Gathering a consistent game? That is, is there any possible situation where the rules contradict on what to do next, and also, can a game hypothetically go on indefinitely?
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dominion adventures, using tokens on duration piles

If a token from Dominion Adventures is placed on a duration pile, is the token applied only when you initially play (lay down) the duration card or both when you lay it down AND when you play the ...
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Can I enter a non-target foreign home in Chinese Checkers?

Given a game of Chinese Checkers And that I have a marble next to a foreign home which is not the taget opposite Can I place my marble in that foreign home? Can I jump in and out of that foreign ...
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What are the order of actions in Monopoly?

Another question arose from my previous question: What is the order of actions in Monopoly? There are a number of actions that may take place: Roll dice Move token Purchase property Pay rent ...
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In Monopoly, Is it OK for a third party to make a trade with a player who is about to lose?

I play with some serious board gamers, but we have neglected Monopoly for a number of years, so our knowledge is mostly based on high school & house rules. We played last week and enjoyed it, but ...
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If a card with a pull has an effect that boots the character, do they boot only if successful?

Consider a card like Soothe from Faith & Fear: Noon Miracle 10, Boot: Boot this Blessed to unboot another dude at this or an adjacent location. This card has a pull and an effect that ...
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3-3 invasion into 4-4,6-4

In josekipedia, they state that this exchange is a mistake See http://www.josekipedia.com/#path:pdttpfqcpcqdqepbobrbpaqaqb for the full sequence they argue with. But, I think that their argument ...
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What's the difference between the different Bohnanza expansions? How do they change the game?

My friends have grown to love Bohnanza for its simple rules and constant negotiations, so I've grown curious about the expansions. Here are a few of the higher ranked: Bohnaparte high-bohn plus ...
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How can a Morph ability counter split second spells?

Voidmage Apprentice is a creature with Morph that counters target spell when it is turned face up. I've read that it can counter spells with split second. How does it do this? Is it that the ...
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What extra roles have you used with Werewolves? [on hold]

The standard game Werewolf, has just a few roles: Citizen, Werewolf, Witch, Cupid, Hunter, Seer, Thief. I know there are lots of other roles created. Which roles do you use and what is the impact. ...
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Where can I download The Resistance rules?

I've been googling around and cannot find the Resistance official web site where I can download the rules. Does the site even exist? Where can I read the rules?
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Any good way to add a handicap in Dominion?

I play Dominion pretty regularly with one group of friends, but only occasionally with another group. This creates a pretty big experience gap between me and the second group, and I'm afraid they ...
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Does killing a creature mana source that's being tapped for mana to pay for a spell counter that spell?

If an opponent is using an Avacyn Pilgrim (and three forests) to cast a Cudgel Troll, and I Lightning Bolt the monk, does that counter the Troll being cast? Would the same be true for a Loxodon ...
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Is putting a draw four card on top of a draw two card in Uno legal?

Is it within the rules to put a wild draw four card on top of a draw two card, as it is a 'higher' card? We've ALWAYS played that you can, but my new friend is adamant you can't.
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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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What are the differences between Deadlands: Doomtown and Doomtown: Reloaded?

On first glance, Doomtown: Reloaded (2014) looks pretty similar to Deadlands: Doomtown (1998) and they are both published by AEG. What differences are there between each other? Are they compatible?
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Anger of the Gods vs Manifest creatures

Will Anger of the Gods exile a manifested creature regardless if it's an actual creature card?
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Did tactics training improve your chess significantly?

There are quite a few sites for training in chess tactics. For those having experience with using any of these, how did these affect your rating? Is there a strong correlation between e.g. ...
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What is a good opening in Blokus?

I have played Blokus enough times to get a feel for the game and one thing that always bugs me is how to play the first few moves. There seem to be a couple of competing aims: Get rid of big, ...
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Can I choose an encounter if I am unable to complete the clues requirement upon passing the test?

The Dimensions Collide mythos card is a rumor card that says "As an encounter, an investigator on space 11 may attempt.... If he passes, he puts an end to their rituals; he may spend Clues equal to ...
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Does the leader get to look at the Plot cards before distribution?

When playing The Resistance with the Plot Thickens expansion, the leader gets to distribute the Plot cards to other players of her choosing. Is this a blind draw, or does the leader get to look at ...
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Hex Hex card interactions (foretell, play only when hexed, maddening compulsion)

In the game of Hex-hex, our gaming group gets into some rather interesting debates as to how particular timing and effects. This is one of my favorite aspects to the game, though it can cause things ...
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In Dice Masters, does an opponent's active character trigger your effects?

For example, Robin has the card text While Batman is active, each of your Robin dice gets... Does this apply when my opponent fields a Batman die, or only when I do?
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Are there good two player rules for resource trading in Settlers of Catan?

I've tried playing two-player Settlers, where each player controls one set of pieces, and each time a player builds they need to play a piece of the same type for one of the two uncontrolled colors ...
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Struggle for Catan card sizes

Hi I'm looking to buy card sleeves as a surprise for a friend who has Struggle for Catan but can't seem to find the cards' dimensions. Please help.
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Is “refund with discount” a valid move on Catan?

On her move, Alice trades with Bob: Alice gives 2 wheat, Bob gives 1 sheep. Then Alice does her calculations again and decides it was a wrong move. She wants to trade her sheep back for one wheat, ...
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Is the quest leader required to be part of the team?

One of the players suggested that the team leader should be able to pick the team and not include himself in it, so we decided to try that for one game. We were playing with 10 people. As we tried ...
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How do I prevent cheating on my token based card game? [closed]

I have created a card game in which one of the mechanics relies a lot on trust, and would be very easily cheated. The game is played in 5 rounds, and has a total of 15 tokens to spread as you wish ...
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Where can I find good tile layouts for Settlers of Catan?

I just bought a copy of Settlers, and noticed that there was a suggested starting layout that is included in the Almanac. I noticed it was mentioned online as well: "new editions of the game also ...

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