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170 views

Which Magic Ring should I choose in DungeonQuest?

Which Magic Ring is superior to the others on average? Does the best ring vary based upon which character you have?
7
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5answers
901 views

What can the dummy player do in Bridge?

We're learning to play Bridge from Gramma, who played the game a lot ~40 years ago but doesn't really remember the rules (or, at least, the reasons behind some rules and conventions). One of the ...
7
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2answers
9k views

How can I tell which sets are currently legal in various formats?

I haven't played Magic: the Gathering since the days of Onslaught and Mirrodin, and I would like to try to catch back up. Since all my cards are quite dated now, I may be more interested in formats ...
4
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3answers
150 views

Usage of Philanthropist Flare as Schizoid

Suppose I'm playing as Schizoid. I have the power to alter reality, so I choose one of the six new cards to be the new win condition. That card is face down. Then suppose I use Philanthropist Flare: ...
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1answer
94 views

Magic the gathering deck foundation [duplicate]

I have 800 cards dated between 2004 up to 2011.... Is it cool to to build a deck from a variety of sets? Trying to get into mtg and need a boost of knowledge.
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2answers
850 views

Mystery cards in Magic 2015 card list

If you look at the full card list for Magic 2015, at Gatherer or elsewhere, you'll see a bunch of cards listed with collectors number 270-284. What are these cards, and why are they listed as being ...
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2answers
308 views

Does “other” refer to that particular instance or all cards of the same name?

For example Chief of the Edge has the ability: Other Warrior creatures you control get +1/+0. So I understand that it would definitely affect Avalanche Tusker. But if I play another Chief of the ...
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1answer
36 views

Fakir/Dwarf ability

In the rules it states: When taking "Transform and build action" you may skip one terrain or river space With our last game we had a little discussion that produces 2 questions: If you ...
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5answers
1k views

Protecting the surface of your board games…

Is there something anyone knows of that you can apply to the surface of a board game to protect it against wear so that it lasts longer?
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0answers
31 views

Why do some players get starting trade goods in 7 player TI3?

In 7 player Twilight Imperium there are 3 starting positions that get trade goods at the beginning of the game. The position that gets 6 trade goods is obviously worse than the others. The two that ...
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2answers
144 views

Statistics on a booster pack (to make my own re-packs)

I have a lot of magic cards. For constructed play they are mostly worthless. I would like to pack these up into re-packs that are like booster packs. But I am not sure what cards go into a booster ...
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1answer
26 views

Necromancer mounting corpse cart pricing?

If a necromancer mounts a corpse cart do you have to pay the 90 points to mount the cart and pay the price of the corpse cart? Equaling 180 points to mount a corpse cart.
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1answer
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Does killing a face-down morph trigger the death triggers printed on the card?

Consider a card like Ashcloud Phoenix (or, for that matter, any card with a death triggers that's turned face down by an Ixidron). When Ashcloud Phoenix dies, return it to the battlefield face ...
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7answers
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How should hands that are EXTREMELY strong in one suit (10+ cards) be bid?

I'm a bit of a bridge noob, but I'm kind of puzzled about this. Say I have a hand that is ridiculously strong in one suit, say at least 10 cards with all 4 honors (I'll use spades for the example ...
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1answer
39 views

Connect 4 with 2 slots name?

Alright, so I had this game for a while, it's a connect 4 , but each column has 2 slots. Some pieces, (called "blockers" take up both slots in the column) I'm not sure if I have enough pieces and ...
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12answers
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What are some good tactics for the early game in Risk?

In general what do you recommend at the beginning of the game?
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1answer
51 views

Are there any games with handicaps/imbalancing? [closed]

Often one will want to play with less skilled players, who are there to be social. This will make a game like Settlers a bit boring for them, as they're likely to lose and have to play the whole ...
0
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2answers
35 views

Dwarf giant slayers and runic weapons

The giant slayers in the dwarf says they can bring runic weapon worth up to 25 points. The rule of pride for the dwarfs says each rune item must be unique. So does each giant slayer in my unit have ...
2
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1answer
250 views

What happens to cards cast from exile?

There are a few cards that allow you to exile cards and then cast them later (Narset, Enlightened Master for example). After a spell cast this way resolves, does it go back into exile, or does it ...
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1answer
13 views

Can invocation of nehek heal a lone character?

Can the invocation of nehek spell, vampire counts, heal a lone character? The spell says unit.
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2answers
3k views

If a permanent transforms into a creature, has it entered the battlefield?

I was playing a game last night with a guy who was playing a new Simic Gatecrash deck, and he claimed that if he made a land into a creature, it counted as entering the battlefield, thus triggering ...
0
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1answer
14 views

Invocation of nehek and swarms?

How does invocation of nehek affect swarms? For example the bat swarm. If I cast nehek on a bat swarm that has 4 bases/models with full wounds and nehek replenishes 3 wounds, what happens? Does it ...
0
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1answer
16 views

Charging a unit with no space?

If my unit is in the frontal charging cone of an enemy unit and I already have a friendly unit in front of that unit and taking up all the front base space, can I charge the enemy unit? What if I was ...
1
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1answer
22 views

The charged unit dies before combat

What happens if I charge an enemy unit and it dies before the first close combat after the charge? Suppose they die from my magic phase. Do they get any additional movement or anything?
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0answers
36 views

Follow up question to “Do I need On the Brink to play ”Pandemic In the Lab“”

Having read this Do I need On The Brink to play In The Lab? I have no interest in buying On the Brink, however if I were to buy the On the Brink replacement cards can I use the events cards from OtB ...
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3answers
266 views

Is there a competitive version of werewolf/mafia?

I'm trying to devise a point-based scoring system for a variant of Mafia/Werewolf. The idea is that there are teams coming in, and so individual players should be able to earn points regardless of ...
3
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1answer
485 views

Does Sarkhan, the Dragonspeaker's first ability trigger “enters the battlefield” effects? [duplicate]

Sarkhan, the Dragonspeaker has the ability [+1]: Until end of turn, Sarkhan, the Dragonspeaker becomes a legendary 4/4 red Dragon creature with flying, indestructible, and haste. (He doesn't lose ...
3
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2answers
118 views

Does Silver Lining negate a creeper requirement?

If, for example, You Also Need a Baked Potato is in play or the goal is War=Death, what is the effect of the Silver Lining card, which states that creepers cannot prevent you from winning?
0
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1answer
131 views

7 wonders Babel and Armada

When is the exact release date for Babel? It seems to be some time in November, but It was due to come out in Feb, so why did it drag on? Also what happened to Armada, which was tested by some ...
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2answers
5k views

How often does the standard set change?

I started playing Magic (or started again rather) just after the Theros set had come out. The standard format was defined to include the Return to Ravnica block and the entire Theros block of which ...
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2answers
38 views

Benefits of not equipping skeletons with spears?

The vampire counts skeletons can carry spears for free. What would be the benefit for not carrying spears? Just seems weird to me. I don't see any reason to not carry them.
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5answers
184 views

Can you play a new player game of Carcassonne w/o farms?

I've taught Carcassonne to a number of new players (it's a great "gateway game")! However, the problem that I keep having is with the farmers. Players are able to quickly grasp the idea of putting ...
0
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1answer
205 views

In Android: Netrunner, is there a bias towards a particular sub-type of ICE in corp decks?

I'm looking to put together a runner deck that takes advantage of Tinkering and Paintbrush. I'm also considering cards that care about ICE or breaker sub-types, such as Kit for my identity, or ...
4
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3answers
457 views

Is a robber laid a robber played?

My wife and I were playing Settlers of Catan and she moved the robber onto one of the numbers where only my settlement was. She took her hand off of the robber and told me to spread my cards. I was ...
0
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1answer
36 views

Is a noble permanently yours once he's visited you in Splendor?

Splendor is a great game, but the rules were written sub-optimally. At the end of their turn, each player checks the noble tiles in order to determine if they’re receiving a visit from one of ...
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2answers
163 views

Game for 140 people [closed]

I would like to organize a game playing session for 140 people in the same room. I could just split them up into lots of small groups and organize a tournament. But then I started to wonder, are ...
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2answers
61 views

Can I use a program run ability (eg: Sneakdoor Beta) and an run event card (eg: Account Siphon) for the same run?

If I use a "make a run..." event this cost me a click. Is it possible to use a "make a run..." program with another click cost on the same run? I'm sure there are more examples but Account Siphon ...
0
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1answer
40 views

Ursaring Adrenalash clarification

Move Adrenalash says add 50 damage on next turn. Does that mean every other turn or every next turn while he's active?
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3answers
154 views

New Bridge Partner and Etiquette

I joined a duplicate bridge group and was matched with a partner; we are doing pretty well when it comes to points. Question: My partner sometimes criticizes not only me but also opponents, ...
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1answer
129 views

What's a fair handicap?

I really enjoy the Game-Of-Thrones board game. (We only own the first edition, so no ports or siege engines etc.). My wife and friends tend to enjoy it also, well they used to. The problem is that ...
5
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2answers
7k views

Removing enchantments from hexproof creatures

I have some hexproof creatures in my deck and several enchantments. What I wish to know that if I put an enchantment like "Trollhide" on my hexproof creature like "Sacred Wolf" can an opponent remove ...
5
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3answers
397 views

What Mana Fixing should I use in Khans of Tarkir Sealed Format?

How do you know how much banners do you place in your deck? I've been practicing with this sealed pool generato link, and on average, I get 1 Wedge Land, and 2-3 Heal Lands. Is that enough mana ...
0
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1answer
15 views

Can neutral cards be used as a resource?

Very straightforward question, can neutral cards be added to a domain as a resource? I can't seem to find anything that says you cant, but just wanted to make sure.
3
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4answers
507 views

Is there a way to beat Standstill?

If your opponent has a standstill on an otherwise empty board, is there a way to remove it without your opponent drawing cards? krosan grip doesn't work because split-second doesn't apply to ...
3
votes
1answer
105 views

Why does Pinochle utilize ultra-high point values for melds?

In Pinochle, according to the Bicycle insert in my decks, at least, aces around (one ace of each suit) is worth 100 points. The 9 of trump is worth 10. Other meld values all are multiples of ten. ...
2
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1answer
31 views

interaction of “Foreclosure” and “Crop Insurance” cards

In the game Farmageddon, if the Foreclosure card is used to "buy" a crop from another player with a Crop Insurance card on it, is the crop acquired complete with the Crop Insurance, or does the Crop ...
14
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1answer
7k views

What order do triggered abilities happen in if multiple things trigger at the same time?

I had several humans on the battlefield. On turn three, I played Triumph of Ferocity. On turn four, I played Descendants' Path. On turn five, during my upkeep, this question came up. At this ...
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1answer
105 views

Summoning Beast King Barbaros with Majesty's Fiend on the field

My opponent summoned Majesty's Fiend on their turn, I have Beast King Barbaros in hand. May I summon Beast King without tribute with Majesty's Fiend on the field and what is Beast King's attack when I ...
6
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3answers
836 views

What happens if I have two Pledges of Loyalty attached to a creature?

Let's say, I only have Ersatz Gnomes (1/1 Artifact Creature) with Pledge of Loyalty on it. Since the Pledge is my only colored permanent, it will grant the Gnomes protection from white. If I now use ...
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1answer
58 views

Order of multiple triggered abilities [duplicate]

What happens if two of my creatures, have triggered abilities, which trigger on attack, in what order it resolves? For example I have on board Prognostic Sphinx and Narset, Enlightened Master, and ...

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