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Acol Bridge card game

I am playing game in 4 hearts and get four. The opponents revoke on the 12th trick. If they had not revoked they would of taken us down one trick. Do we get our four hearts? I know a revoke does not ...
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Magic The Gathering: keyword for power at least X

I would like to know if there is a keyword that basically means 'if the creature has a power of at least X'. A friend told me there might be, but I couldn't find it. I wouldn't be surprised if I ...
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1answer
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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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1answer
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If I rebound Seasons Past what happens?

Narset Transcendent can give any sorcery or instant rebound. Seasons Past says "put on bottom of owners library". What happens if I rebound Seasons Past and then cast it?
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Is there any configuration of Free Cell that cannot be solved?

When I have free time in small durations, I often play Free Cell on my phone. The app that I use permits unlimited undos, and because of this I currently have a run of 603 wins, with 655 total wins ...
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2answers
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Adjacent Territories during setup: What is considered adjacent?

The rules in our Power Grid edition (USA/Germany, purchased 2016) state: Of course, the areas chosen must be adjacent. Are setups with a string of territories where each territory touches only 1 ...
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Do multiple take control effects let me keep a card?

If I was to cast two "take control of a creature until end of turn" spells, like Act of Treason, twice on the same creature in the same turn, do I keep it ?
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Are Bishops more valuable than Knights?

Bishops and Knights are both traditionally considered to have a similar value, worth roughly three pawns each. However, I have heard arguments that under certain circumstances they are not so closely ...
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2answers
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After using Act of Treason and Cloudshift, does a creature re-enter the battlefield under my control?

If player A has a creature, and then on player B's turn, he/she uses Act of Treason on it, and then Cloudshift, does that card, once it has been cloudshift-ed, return to the battlefield under the ...
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1answer
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Activate ignition effect from hand?

I have 2 questions, one generally-scoped and one specific: Can I activate the effect of Disenchanter while it is still in my hand? In general, can one activate monsters' ignition effects from the ...
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2answers
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Hunt re-rolls in the presence of Sauron's servants or Strongholds

How should I understand this rule (rulebook p.41, Hunt Re-rolls)? Does it refer to the last known position of the Fellowship, or does the free peoples' player have to tell the shadow player that he ...
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1answer
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How many moves can I make in a single turn in Maharaja?

The Maharaja rules state that I can take my two actions any way I like. I can even sub-divide the actions. So for example, given the "build palace and house" action, I could build a palace in one ...
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1answer
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Rescue from the Underworld on an unearthed creature

With Sedris, the Traitor King on the battlefield, I pay the 2B cost to unearth a creature. Then I cast Rescue from the Underworld and sacrifice the card that was just unearthed. I understand that the ...
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1answer
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What happens if I pocket both players' last C/m and the Striker in one shot? [duplicate]

Suppose I pot the last red C/m, the last white C/m and the Striker together. The Queen isn't on the board. Is that a win for me or do I return the C/m with a penalty?
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3answers
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What are good tips for playing the endgame in Scrabble?

Toward the end of the game, you want to get rid of as many tiles as you can so that they don't count against you. Or do you? Yesterday, with less than 20 tiles to go, I got a few points for extending ...
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2answers
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Minimum score for 7 letters and what beats it

My girlfriend and I got into a discussion abotu scrabble the other day and we were wondering what the smallest score you could get for a 7 letter word is, presuming the board is empty, the word can be ...
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1answer
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who takes the trick in all five if the 10 and Ace are played from the trump suit

who takes the trick in all five if the 10 and Ace are played from the trump suit. Ace has 4 pts but 10 has 10 points. The rule says ace id the highest ranking card. I am confused.
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1answer
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Double Deck Solitaire for PC 1989-1992

Looking for the name and directions for a solitaire game found in early releases of solitaire for the PC (circa 1989-1991). It used two decks, eight foundation piles and a tableau with ?3 rows of 4 ...
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1answer
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While covering the Queen, if a player pockets the last C/m of his own together with the striker

While covering the Queen, if a player pockets the last C/m of his own together with the striker then will game continues with placing a penalty or it will be a win?
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1answer
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How would cooperative and foraging chain work?

Imagine a Long Neck + Foraging + Cooperative combo. It gains 2 foods from the food bank and feed the species at its right. If the species at the right has foraging + cooperative, how many does it gain?...
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“Would draw” with “Can't draw”

Folks, I would like to know if an effect like "players can't draw cards" prevents/cancel effects like "if you would draw a card, instead do X". Because I wouldn't draw a card anyway, the effect does ...
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1answer
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Can I strike backward directly?

I am an amateur player of carrom and I have seen in tournaments players striking backward their striker to pocket the coins behind the hand. Is this allowed?
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2answers
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What happens if multiple people can cast the same card?

Scenario: Victor controls a Vedalken Orrery (You may cast nonland cards as though they had flash). It's Daniel's turn. Daniel swings with a Daxos of Meletis, not blocked. The triggered ability happens....
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2answers
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Are airplanes involved in defense if they are on an aircraft carrier?

In AAA, if you are defending against a sea attack, and you are defending with an aircraft carrier, do the airplanes on the carrier contribute to the battle or are they considered cargo? The rulebook ...
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1answer
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7 Wonders Look Through Discard Order

I am playing with the Cities, Babel, Leaders, and Wonder Pack expansions for 7 Wonders. There was a situation last night where two players attempted to look through the discard to play a card at the ...
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2answers
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I have cards to buy a road or settlement, can I buy settlement first and not place it on the board?

Of course if you have cards to buy a settlement you can buy a road, but I want to buy a settlement first in case my cards get stolen by another player. Can I buy the settlement first and not place it ...
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3answers
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How to play the intro of Legends of Andor with two players?

I just got Legends of Andor and was trying to play the intro with two players. Having only two heroes, it seems the objectives cannot be reached in one day. Is Andor meant to be played with all heroes ...
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Are encounters naturally weighted against players and how do we 'fix' it?

I've been having a great deal of trouble when it comes to playing campaign mode with our current group. Initially, we were doing well, and I think most of it had to do with a learning curve for the ...
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1answer
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Is drawing multiple cards an atomic action?

Is drawing multiple cards an atomic action, or do effects triggered by drawing a card trigger for each card drawn instead? Consider Spiteful Visions, which reads: Whenever a player draws a card, ...
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1answer
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Submarines and “Defenseless” Transports in Axis and Allies

So I've got a question about Axis and Allies Spring 1942 edition. I had a German fleet off the coast of England (cruiser, battleship, two subs, and two loaded transports), and the US attacked with ...
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1answer
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Is there an instant win condition by abusing a loophole in Bang?

I apologize for not using the exact names of the cards as I did not play the English version of the game. In a gaming session with some friends the following situation arose: A player had the ...
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2answers
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A good counter faction to Ninja-Zombies

I just played Smash up with the second edition and the first as Bear Cavalry-tricksters against my Dad who played as Ninja Zombies And he kicked my butt, I'm aware that there are counter ...
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1answer
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King of Tokyo card question+ dice read

Jets says You suffer no damage when yielding Tokyo. If the monster in Tokyo has 3 health and he should receive 3 attacks, he should die or he can just leave Tokyo? In 5 players game Gigazour ...
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Boardgaming Online [closed]

This is a community maintained list of online resources to play boardgames with. Does anyone know of more resources for online play? Answers that address the following points would be much ...
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3answers
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Spawn rules for the Overlord

We played our first two rounds of Descent a few days ago and we (3 heroes) always lost against the Overlord. The biggest issue we experienced was the summoning of enemies in direct attack distance (...
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1answer
430 views

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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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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2answers
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In which order are cards drawn from the dungeon pile

In "Welcome to the Dungeon" in what order does the hero draw cards from the dungeon pile? So is the last card added to the dungeon drawn first or last? In many cases this does not make a difference, ...
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1answer
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What is the origins and evolutionary track of Go game?

I didn't find any source explaining the "origins" or "evolution", rather than just history of Go. Book and article suggestions would also be helpful.
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2answers
1k views

What's the legal stance for online versions of games?

I've played Dominion on isotropic, and I saw the existing question about online versions of board games, but not all of the games listed there appear to be official. The FAQ for isotropic says "I don'...
2
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1answer
295 views

Texas Holdem: How to Score this Hand - Single Pair, 3 kickers [duplicate]

I have a question for you. It's a question that came up last night in a poker game and is still being debated by the group. Some say split, some say one winner. Please let me know how you would score ...
3
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1answer
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How do the various Pathfinder base sets differ?

Pathfinder Adventure Card Game has 3 versions or base sets: Wrath of the Righteous Rise of the Runelords Skull & Shackles What is the difference between them?
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1answer
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For Monarch, how do you consider which are Garments and Beasts?

For Monarch, there's no way to know if a court card is a beast/garment. Such as for example: The court card Wardrobe Master states that "get 3 crown values per each GARMENT court cards". Is it just ...
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1answer
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Are home-made cardstock cards durable?

I'm planning to print out the localized version of Cards Against Humanity to play with some friends, and I'm researching the best cost-wise way to do it. The original PDF suggests using 80lb ...
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2answers
207 views

In axis and allies 1941 do fighters have to take off to participate in an attack?

ON the UK players turn he attacks a Japanese destroyer in sea zone 32 with a UK carrier(carrying 1 UK and 1 US fighter) from sea zone 29. I know that if the carrier gets destroyed, the US fighter is ...
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4answers
374 views

In Axis and Allies, is the Axis “economic victory” condition a valid one?

In Axis and Allies, the Axis, unlike the Allies, do not have to play for the total destruction of the other side. If at any time, they control territories representing 84 industrial production ...
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1answer
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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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2answers
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Can the Russia no first turn attack rule be realistically extended for more turns?

This is a reference to the Classic edition of Axis and Allies. One "alternate" (house) rule is that Russia is not allowed to attack the first turn. (But she does get her "income" of,say, eight ...
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1answer
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No-thanks: What if a player has no card? | If a player hoards cards?

In No-thanks, according to the rulebook: When finally a player decides to take the card (and all chips next to it), he puts it in front of himself face-up and takes the chips up in hand. After ...
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1answer
2k views

double movement in Scrabble

Can you resolve a dispute between myself and my girlfriend? She recently won a game with what I think is a double movement( although there's no mention of this in the rule book). She put one two ...

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