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Strongest cribbage bots

How good are computers at Cribbage? Are the best humans still better than the best computers? I can find lots of AIs online, but only in the context of selling computer and mobile cribbage games.
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2answers
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Can you use the Annihilation card on a Giant Skunk that someone else is fighting?

Sometimes people will try to save the Giant Skunk for when they're level 9 to fight it to prevent people from screwing them over too much at the end. However my friends and I have debated about ...
2
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1answer
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Feeding The Baby After The Next Harvest

In Agricola the rules say something like if family growth occurs in the round before a harvest, the baby only needs one food. Do you think this could be a rules "typo" and they actually meant to say ...
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1answer
56 views

How much replayability can I expect from a core set LCG

I've been considering getting one of the various LCG that are available from FFG (GoT, Star Wars, Cthulhu) but was wondering what the replayability is like for just having the core set? I do not want ...
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2answers
401 views

Do negative counters trigger Protean Hydra?

Damage to Protean Hydra is prevented by removing +1/+1 counters from it. The card states: Whenever a +1/+1 counter is removed from Protean Hydra, put two +1/+1 counters on it at the beginning of ...
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1answer
175 views

Can Android: Netrunner be played with more than two people?

I've heard that in the old CCG version of Netrunner, there were rules which allowed the game to be played with four players, similar to two-headed giant in Magic: The Gathering. Were these rules ...
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1answer
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Can you still battle a monster even if it will not pursue you?

Can you still battle a monster even if it will not pursue you due to low level? For example, if I'm level 1 and am fighting a monster that "Will not purse anyone level 2 or below."
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Whats the perfect set for Agricola solo series using E, I, and K decks?

Agricola solo series is all about your occupations. Often I have a great card that will help my current game, but I am always thinking about what is the long term significance of keeping it forever. ...
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1answer
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What Is Eriku's Ability?

When I bought my copy of the Tokaido expansion "Crossroads", the shop had included a bonus player named "Eriku" in the box. He's not part of the main game for either the original board or the ...
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147 views

Are there any open source card game like magic the gathering? [closed]

I want to create an online card game with fights like magic the gathering or any other mana-health card game. Do you know any card game that is open source and I can use the rules, cards and ...
2
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1answer
60 views

Draw a card when my deck and my discard piles are empty

There are some times in Ascension when I managed to empty my deck by drawing all the cards in it and also all the cards in the discard piles. It happened once or twice that I played a card that makes ...
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2answers
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In Munchkin, can a thief steal at level 1?

Can a thief steal at level 1 given that failing to steal causes the thief to lose a level?
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1answer
495 views

Do cards that say “creatures you control” trigger Heroic?

If I have a creature or multiple creatures that have a heroic ability and I activate a sorcery or instant that has an effect to "creatures you control" will this trigger the heroic ability?
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What rules were used wrong in Tabletop's episode for “Fortune and Glory”?

In the opening of the Tabletop episode for Fortune and Glory, a tabletop gaming series with Will Wheaton, there is a disclaimer in the opening saying that many rules were used wrongly. I liked the ...
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2answers
638 views

Can I tap a creature in response to an instant?

I am try to figure out Crypt Sliver's ability better. I was wondering if my opponent casts an instant to destroy target creature, during his or her turn, if I could respond by tapping a creature ...
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1answer
238 views

Soviet space exploration board game (now with pictures)

I have an archaeological question :). I used to have this space exploration board game that my father bought in the USSR in the 80s. I can't remember its name and I've been trying to find it on ...
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1answer
57 views

The Witches: A Discworld Board Game - Defeating Count Bela

When you defeat Count Bela Magpyr, the rules says that all Magpyr figures are removed from the board. What will happen with the points in that cards? Are for the player who defeat Bela or just are ...
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2answers
306 views

Unsporting trades in the end-game of settlers of Catan

Oftentimes in a big game of Settlers of Catan (4 or more players) it comes down to two or three players battling for the winning point and one or two players who have too few points to offer any ...
2
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1answer
55 views

Support order, when losing a battle

If a unit with a support order, supports the losing side in a battle, is it routed or can It support again in another battle?
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2answers
196 views

Is there a way to block MTG sorcery spells that view my hand?

Sorry if this is an obvious question but I didn't see it asked before and I'm very new to Magic The Gathering. Is there a way to block sorcery spells in MTG that threaten to view my hand? For ...
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1answer
96 views

show and tell, gilded drake and primeval titan

I cast Show and Tell and with it play Primeval Titan. My opponent plays Gilded Drake and takes over my Primeval Titan. I assume I'm the one who gets to use the land search ability and not my opponent? ...
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1answer
138 views

Show and Tell and permanents that target other permanents

Say I cast Show and Tell. I put down Angel of Despair and my opponent puts down Crystalline Sliver. "When Angel of Despair enters the battlefield, [you] destroy target permanent". Crystalline Sliver ...
3
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1answer
61 views

bridge club alert rules internationally

Are the rules for alerting bids broadly similar at clubs throughout the world, or do they differ? Are bidding boxes used internationally? (My most specific interest is whether clubs in Switzerland ...
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1answer
128 views

Looking for a horror boardgame used to play as kid

This "horror" game took place in an hounted mansion or castle divided in four big rooms and multiple floors. Players can choose from different characters (and if I remember correctly, one of them was ...
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2answers
232 views

Can my opponent respond to an “enters the battlefield” ability?

I played Shadowborn demon. It has the ability When Shadowborn Demon enters the battlefield, destroy target non-Demon creature. Can my friend play Fall of the Hammer on the target creature that ...
2
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1answer
38 views

In the Game of the Goose, keep moving again and again if I keep landing on geese?

In the Game of the Goose, if you land on a square with a goose, you may move the same amount of squares again. If that lands you on a square with a goose again, can you move yet again? In theory, ...
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1answer
159 views

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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2answers
92 views

Leyline of the Void and exiling stolen permanents

What I love about M:tG is the fact that even after 10+ years of playing you always come up against new situations. This one stumped me earlier tonight though. I've gone up against Leyline of the Void ...
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1answer
175 views

Who wins? Painter's Servant or Mycosynth Lattice?

Painter's Servant makes all cards the color of your choice. Mycosynth Lattice makes all cards colorless. What happens if they're both in play at the same time? Does the most recently played one take ...
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1answer
147 views

Can Wheel of Sun and Moon go into graveyard from play?

If Wheel of Sun and Moon is destroyed – for instance by a disenchant – does it go into the graveyard, or at the bottom of your library?
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1answer
157 views

Regenerate: Tap before regeneration?

I have a creature with the regenerate ability. If I activate this ability I generate some sort of a regenerate shield according to the following rule: 701.12a: The next time [permanent] would be ...
2
votes
1answer
77 views

Cornucopia: Can Horn of Plenty be used together with normal treasure cards?

I recently bought Dominion: Cornucopia and we played our first game yesterday. Something that confused me was the Horn of Plenty card which has a treasure value equal to the number of different card ...
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1answer
123 views

Multiple effects causing extra phases in M:tG

Just checking that I understand rule 500.8 correctly: 500.8. Some effects can add phases to a turn. They do this by adding the phases directly after the specified phase. If multiple extra phases ...
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votes
3answers
386 views

Can I use a “Counter Target Spell” on Enchantments?

Can I use a Counter Target Spell on enchantments? Enchantments are considered spells right? Thanks.
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1answer
30 views

Multiple melds for the same card

Can you put down 2 melds of the same card? For instance, a friend accidentally started 2 piles of 5's. Should they have been combined?
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6answers
560 views

Playing Cards from Unhinged and Unglued

Should players play cards from the Un-Sets as they stand, or should errata be applied to remain consistent with rules and Oracle updates? In the case that the general question is too broad, ...
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1answer
68 views

Survival of the Fittest

Please clarify I am playing Survival of the Fittest properly. Two of the bases in play both have two creatures on them, one is strength 3 and one is strength 2. I play Survival of the Fittest and ...
1
vote
1answer
32 views

Do creature effects trigger every time they move base?

Do creature effects trigger every time they move base, or just the first time they enter play? For example, if I play Invader, gain 1 VP, then play Invasion and move it to a second base, do I gain ...
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votes
2answers
153 views

Plague Spitter + Rite of Passage

Scenario: I have a 2/2 creature and Rite of Passage on the battlefield. Then I play 2 Plague Spitters. What will happen at the beginning of my next turns upkeep? Will both Plague Spitters damage ...
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votes
1answer
180 views

MTG Best commander deck money can buy [closed]

The background to this is that in our group we have one player that drafts every week, goes to all the events and spends several hundred pounds on Magic each month. When we play casually he cannot ...
2
votes
1answer
48 views

Multiple followers, and moving onto shrines in the Count expansion

After reading the rules for the Count of Carcassonne, I am still unclear on a couple of points. First, in a game, can any quarter of Carcassonne have 2 or more followers from more than one color? by ...
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2answers
371 views

When are suspend card counterable

When can you counter a suspend card (when it is suspended or when the final time counters get removed) and would I need to play a counterspell (counter a spell) or a stifle (counters an ability) to do ...
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2answers
112 views

Can I cast cost-less cards like Living End with Dream Halls?

I think the title is self-explaining :) Can I cast cost-less cards like Living End with Dream Halls by discarding a black card ?
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1answer
231 views

Not enough cards for both players when casting Wheel of Fortune

What happens if both players have only 3 cards in their library and I cast Wheel of Fortune (Each player discards his/her hand and draws seven cards) ? Is it any different if one player has 1 card ...
2
votes
1answer
79 views

What Other Bidding Approaches Are There?

My parents taught me how to play bridge. They grew up in the 1970s when Precision Club was popular and they taught me how to play strong club. When I grew up, SAYC and 2/1 were beaten into me. Now, I ...
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0answers
33 views

Where can i sell my CCG cards? [duplicate]

i have a lot of star trek 1E through to voyager, Vampire the masquerade, Shadowfist, jedi knights, rage, Battletech, alien vs predator CCG cards i'm trying to sell but have no idea where to sell them, ...
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1answer
105 views

Voracious Wurm and Wall of Reverence: which trigger happens first?

Suppose Wall of Reverence is already in play. I play my Voracious Wurm, which has the following ability: Voracious Wurm enters the battlefield with X +1/+1 counters on it, where X is the amount of ...
4
votes
1answer
47 views

What to do about evolution cards that don't work well in solo games?

Archipelago has some evolution cards that fit quite well in a multiplayer game, but in the solo game, they make little or no sense. For example, the "Financial Advisor" gives you 1 florin for every 5 ...
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1answer
61 views

In bridge, does it make sense to “shade” one's bidding standards with a part score?

For instance, most players today bid five card majors, because that's (probably) the best way to get to a major suit game of ten tricks. But suppose my team has a part score of 40. That means that ...
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votes
2answers
138 views

How do Mistform Dreamer and Conspiracy interact?

I actually have two questions concerning Conspiracy: 1) If I put the enchantment Conspiracy onto my battlefield, and choose "Wall" for creature type, will all my creatures automatically become ...

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