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Game stagnates if supply card not drawn

I've played a couple of games where the game has been stifled because the supply card is never drawn. (What happens is that the 'winter is coming' card is drawn, and the deck reshuffled, and supply ...
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If the only target of a spell is cloudshifted, is the spell countered?

If a spell or ability is cast targeting a specific creature, would casting Cloudshift on the creature counter the spell or ability?
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In Shadows Over Camelot, when does a knight die if his life points drop to zero on another player's turn?

Rules as written, p. 12, emphasis mine: If your Life points fall to zero (as a result of this voluntary sacrifice, or at any other point during the game, regardless of the reason for it), you die ...
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Magic the Gathering Protection question [duplicate]

If I were to cast Hymn to Tourach a black card that makes the opponent discard 2 cards at random, and the only 2 cards my opponent has in his hand have protection from black would they be protected? ...
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Kill a blocker with an instant - is it still blocking?

We are in the combat phase: I declared my attackers My opponent declared his blockers, stating which attackers he was blocking I cast an instant, which automatically kills his blocker. There is ...
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Are there online variants to “Path of Glory”? WH40K

I've been watching a handful of this extended campaign type for a while now and I just saw a video where someone created an Ork war-band by using a dice-roll sheet prepared from custom rules. Can ...
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Accessing advanced agendas

Say a runner accesses an agenda that already has advancement counters on it, but hasn't been scored. As well as the runner stealing the agenda, what happens to the tokens? Are they trashed, or stolen ...
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Can Eldrazi Processor effects “counter” madness?

In a couple of weeks cards with the madness mechanic, Eldrazi Processors, and Eldrazi Displacer are going to be in standard together. The text for Madness reads as follows: “If a player would ...
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Does how you discard a Madness card affect whether it resolve before its source?

Take two possible sources of discard, Sinister Concoction and Macabre Waltz. One has a discard as part of the cost, one has a discard as part of the effect. In the first case (discard as part of the ...
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Pandemic - how many epidemic cards?

We've got the 2013 edition of Pandemic, and the four of us are struggling! For instance, it says to prepare the Player Deck by using 4, 5, or 6 Epidemic cards for an Introductory, Standard, or Heroic ...
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Can I use the effect of the Winged Dragon of Ra from the Yu-Gi-Oh! anime in a real game?

The anime says that the Winged Dragon of Ra's attack and defense is what is added up by the attack and defense of the tributes to summon it. From the Yu-Gi-Oh wiki: When Summoned by Tributing 3 ...
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Can a Cloister be scored if one tile is an all-city tile in Carcassonne?

I am a little confused about the scoring in the situations shown. It says the Cloister must be surrounded by land on all sides. In both cases illustrated, one of the six tiles surrounding the Cloister ...
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Lab challenge: Can a cure be tested multiple times

One of the steps for developing a cure in the "Lab challenge" is to test it. To do it a card of the cure color must be put on the test space and one disease cube of the color can be removed from any ...
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Who decides which metropolis to steal?

Say the red player has two metropolises (having upgraded both politics and trade to level 4). Now the blue player upgrades their politics to level 5 and steals a metropolis from red. Who decides ...
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Is this a correct way to count territory in Go (by Chinese rules)?

I am not sure if I misunderstood the territory counting rules of Go or simply I ran into a software bug. One of the Go programs I use counts territories like this. Would you explain me please why B6, ...
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Pandemic Legacy, February, and Epidemics

In Pandemic Legacy, February gives you But what happens if you have an epidemic outbreak on a such a city? That is, when you draw a card from the bottom of the deck to infect, What happens? ...
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Does Upper Deck maintain an official errata for Legendary: A Marvel Deck Building Game?

Given that there are errors on some cards, as indicated by this question, is there an official errata list from Upper Deck? The closest I could find is on Board Game Geek, but this list is a ...
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what are the differences in timing for chess grading? [duplicate]

Can you clear something up as regards rating time bands. Official or standard grading I always assumed was an hour-and-a-half or more. Am I incorrect? Is Blitz an hour or less? Is Speedplay 0-15 ...
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Are newer editions of Carcasonne compatible with older expansions?

If I have the new edition of Carcasonne with the river and abbot mini expansion, are all the old expansions still going to be compatible? Mostly I'm looking for a compatible expansion that will add a ...
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Are all jenga blocks of exactly same size?

If you ever play the game it's easy to conclude that blocks dimensions vary, otherwise the occurrence of loose blocks would be symmetric/regular when the tower initially built. However, I was unable ...
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What is the significance of a Scene ending in the Extraction mission?

The Extraction mission notes where Scenes end, but doesn't say what happens when a scene ends. What is the significance of even saying the Scene ends, then?
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How to run strong Go (baduk) playing program locally?

There are some strong bot-players on KGS (from 4d to 2K). I saw pachi, ayamc and even gnugo having dan ranks on KGS. I wonder how to run such a strong bots offline. I tried gnugo and aya, both ...
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565 views

Who does the Runner pay if a piece if ICE states “runner… pays X Credits”?

If the runner triggers an ability that says they "pay" a number of credits, who should they pay? The bank or the Corp? Is "pay" the same as "loses"? Examples of "pay" abilities and subroutines ...
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Sent from one Other World to another. Another encounter in the same turn?

One of my characters was in The Abyss and had an encounter there, which stated to attempt a luck+1 skill check, which ended up sending my investigator to The Dreamlands. Do I get to immediately have ...
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How do I take advantage of the Japanese Anti-American offense?

I tried the shuck-shuck approach while playing US and moved my Pacific fleet to the Atlantic (Japan didn't attack Pearl Harbor). However, Japan then used its entire fleet to invade Western United ...
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Where can I practice MTG draft online and actually play against my opponents for free?

I've been having fun practicing drafts on draft simulators like this one, but sometimes I'd like to actually be able to play with the deck I built. Since all of the other players on these simulators ...
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Occupations and minor improvements break the game?

After playing several games of Agricola in the family friendly mode, I played a couple of games of the full version with a friend. What we've found is that adding the additional occupations and ...
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In Warhammer 40k is it possible to have your army use vehicles from other factions?

Is there anything in the rules that say you can have your army use vehicles from another faction? I use Harlequins and I always thought about trying something new and using some Eldar vehicles like a ...
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Possible to spend clue tokens to re-roll attempts at sealing gates?

I'm just playing my first ever (solo) game of Arkham Horror, so I'm still quite new to the nuances of the game, though the overall mechanics are already starting to click. The rules state that you ...
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Is there a limit to the number of special lands I can put in my deck, like the Temples?

I'm constructing a Deck and I want to make all the mana Temple Cards. More Specifically I want them to be Temple of Silence, Temple of Plenty, and Temple of Malady. Are these mana cards limited to ...
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Yugioh: Sacrifice a field card to destroy target monster

Is there a Yugioh card with the effect (activated on the field) that you can discard a card in your hand and/or one you control to target another card on the field and destroy it? This would, in ...
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Why was Kird Ape banned in very first Extended ban list?

I'm curious as to what sort of reasoning went behind Kird Ape being too strong for Extended play? Granted this was many years ago but I was surprised to see that it was banned in a format that allowed ...
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How can I elegantly increase the difficulty of Elder Sign?

I think there's consensus that Elder Sign is not satisfyingly difficult. The variants I've seen suggested are either too long for my taste, or don't look play-tested. Has anyone found a satisfying ...
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Would a duel model between Khadors' Sorcha and Circles' Kaya seem realistic?

It's for a model painting competition but I don't know if it fits in with any fluff... Opinions? O.o
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Why would one player ever need more Army units in a battle than their opponent?

I am learning the rules of Risk, but am failing to understand why, during a battle, one player would ever need more Army units than their opponent? According to the rules of risk, during a battle ...
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Does anyone know the Campaign Badges for the Second Purging of Lastrati or the 3rd War for Armageddon? **WH40K**

I am in the process of painting an obscure Space Marine army of mine called the Storm Giants. Due to having a similar name to the Storm Lords, I was looking to include a campaign badge from either of ...
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What is a “Small Area” when talking about Cluster Mines? [WH40K]

When I was building a scout-heavy army, I noticed that cluster-mines could be taken by my scout-bikes to mark a "small area" as dangerous terrain. However, there is no actual measurement in how big ...
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Can a team-match VP score be negative?

I am not sure if here is a correct place for this kind of question. We had team-matches last weekend(total VP score being 20 for each match). In the first match our teammates in the other table were ...
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If a sorcery card gives -X/-X to a 1/1 creature till end of turn does the creature die?

I use Urge to Feed (-3/-3 until end of turn) against a 1/1 creature, does that creature die? If I use Zealous Persecution in a multiple player game, would it destroy all 1/1 creatures on the ...
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How do “Maro” effects work when you cast your last card to pump them?

If a creature's power and toughness are equal to number of cards in your hand (e.g. Maro), and if I play an enchantment from my hand giving that creature +3/+3 leaving no cards in hand, will it make ...
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When does Zada, Hedron Grinder determine if a spell was cast only targeting Zada, Hedron Grinder?

In trying to figure out where my head is at to day, here's the following. Player casts Soul's Fire, such that Zada, Hedron Grinder will do damage equal to its power to Zada, Hedron Grinder. ...
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When I take a mulligan, should I shuffle my library first?

When I decide to throw away my hand and use a mulligan, should I simply draw a new hand from the library or shuffle my thrown hand into the library before redrawing? I'm mostly interested in ...
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Does Zada, Hedron Grinder work with Soul's Fire and other similar instants?

Does Zada, Hedron Grinder work with Fall of the Hammer Soul's Fire or Tail Slash? Would it spread to the other creatures? Does Soul's Fire's ability to target a player change this?
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Does Shepherds/Ambassadors give me gold when I build by moving a settlement?

The Nomads expansion has a Shepherds Ambassadors Kingdom Builder cards, which give you gold during the game for building in certain places (solo terrain hexes and next to other players, respectively). ...
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Does Juragedo always cause a replay?

If I SS Juragedo during the battle step, does it always cause a replay? During either player's Battle Step: You can Special Summon this card from your hand, and if you do, gain 1000 LP. You can ...
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How is Pandemic Legacy impacted by playing with 2 players?

What are the mechanical/strategic differences in playing Pandemic Legacy: Season 1 with just 2 players, as opposed to 3/4? If discussing Season 1 spoilers is unavoidable, please remember to use the ...
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How can I “censor” players on the IGS server?

How can censor players on the Internet Go Server (IGS)? It says in the help you can block players from matches by "censoring" them, but there is no "censor" command.
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Opening bid in first seat

opening bid, I have: S: AKQ9873 H: AQ D: xx C: Qx Could I ever justify opening 4 spades? I have more than eight tricks in my own hand, with seven of them in spades. At the same time, I fear the ...
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Information about “Make Twenty One, no more, no less” wooden Tabletop Game

We have searched and searched and cannot find any information about this game. It is wooden, has a slot for pennies that fall around pins with the points listed where the pennies fall. We can't find ...
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Does Gustcloak Savior's ability leave the door open for blockers to be reassigned?

I'm using Gustcloak Savior in my token commander deck because I'm assuming after I remove my blocked creatures from combat that my opponents can't reassign their blockers. Am I incorrect? If so, it ...

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