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Genre-mash up battle game

I am trying to find a game that I had a starter set to when I was younger. I tried doing some online research, but honestly, I don't even know where to start and I can't find anything for it at my ...
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When is there no going back on a trade?

In Settlers of Catan, what are the precise rules for when a trade is completed and there is no going back? For example, if player 1 asks if anyone is looking to trade a resource for another resource ...
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What is the purpose of castling in chess? [duplicate]

Having played chess on occasion I know the basic rules and moves to the game. However, it seems like a possibly wasted move when there are players who play a dominant game of chess and don't castle ...
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Why does Diregraf Colossus see itself in the graveyard?

The release notes for Diregraf Colossus says: If Diregraf Colossus enters the battlefield from your graveyard, its first ability will count itself among the Zombie cards in your graveyard. ...
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Missed! symbol cards against Slab the Killer

Can I play a Bible, Shibata or some other Missed! symbol cards against Slab the Killer?
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How can a casino offer 99%+ RTP plus 1% cash back?

So I am checking out a legal, regulated casino and they have video poker with over 99% RTP (return to player) games. And then I also noticed they have a deal where by loading funds using a credit card ...
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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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Can monsters use items with Cheat?

We all know by now that Cheat only allows you to use items you would not usually be able to use. Is there anything in the rules to stop you from giving Cheat to a Monster, and if not, is "being a ...
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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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Is table talk acceptable in tournament play? [closed]

I'm interested in playing boardgames competitively. I want to know if there are any unwritten rules or written rules when the stakes are high. I'm really concerned that cross talk (conversation ...
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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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Does Brain in a Jar let you cast a Sorcery at Instant speed?

This question is about the wording on a new card Brain in a Jar: {1}, {T}: Put a charge counter on Brain in a Jar, then you may cast an instant or sorcery card with converted mana cost equal to ...
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Is there an extension that converts regular Pandemic to Pandemic Legacy: Season 1?

I own Pandemic. I want to buy Pandemic Legacy: Season 1. It's quite expensive though and it seems that the game board looks the same. Is there an extension to the Pandemic game that reproduces ...
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Counting a surrounded non-alive carpenter's square

I was playing against Crazy Stone and we ended up with (essentially) this corner situation: $$W $$ ------------- $$ | . . 5 X O . $$ | 4 1 3 X O . $$ | . 2 , X O . $$ | X X X X O . $$ | O O O O O . ...
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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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Trying to find the name of this patience-style game

I was taught this two-pack version of patience a few years ago and want to know if it has an official name or not. Two packs are shuffled together. 8 columns of 8 rows of cards are layed out face up ...
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What cards use coin tokens?

My son really wants to play a game with the coin tokens. What are all the cards that use coin tokens?
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I need a cheat sheet for PACG

I have a "Pathfinder Adventure Card Game: Skull And Shackles" set. One of my players is sick this week, so I've recruited a substitute. We're partway through Adventure Deck 3. I need to explain the ...
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How does “Concealment” transfer to Dedicated Transports? WH40K

I have been looking over the combat benefits from the various force organisations granted by Gladius Strike Forces. The one that interests me is the 10th Company bonus where all units in this Company ...
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When using prestige bonus during two player, can I choose Consume VPx2 as my second action?

When playing 2 player (or solitaire) and playing the prestige bonus card, can you choose the second action to be the Consume, VPx2, scoring VPx5 (x3 from the prestige bonus, x2 from the Consume ...
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Is the Mystery that is active when the portal opens in Strange Remnants still useful for progressing the investigators?

When starting the Final Mystery in Strange Remnants, players are instructed to place a clue on the card for each solved active mystery. Does this active mystery still remain relevant to the game, ...
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Fury of Dracula 3rd ed. - Escape as Bat clarification

In Fury of Dracula 3rd edition, when Dracula plays Escape as Bat combat card, and decides to move to a new location, Dracula clears his current hideout, places a new location card there along with the ...
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Village/Smithy strategy

I am very newbie to Dominion. Looking at Smithy Village strategy which has the following buying script $8 or more to spend: Province (if you have 5 or more Smithies) $5: Duchy (if there are ...
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1answer
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Phase 10 Go Out Rule

The Go Out rule says if you discard your last card that can't be played ends the round. You can't discard to end the round if the card is playable and become a "floater" or in "limbo" till you're able ...
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Fury of Dracula 3rd ed. - Fangs point scoring

In Fury of Dracula 3rd edition, does Dracula score 1 point whenever 'Fangs' combat card is resolved, or only if it was resolved with night & mesmerized conditions met? I know the rules just say ...
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Fury of Dracula 3rd ed. - Bats Token and Defeated Hunter

In Fury of Dracula 3rd edition, if a hunter who has a bats token under him/her gets defeated, does the bats token travel with the hunter to the hospital? If yes, since hospitals are adjacent only to ...
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1answer
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Fury of Dracula 3rd ed. - Defeated Hunter and Skipping Actions

In Fury of Dracula 3rd edition, when hunter is defeated, he/she is temporarily removed from the board, and placed at the nearest hospital at the next dawn (as per Rules Reference). This means that if ...
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Determine the solvability of a peg solitaire(solo-noble)

Are there specific patterns we can look in a single configuration of a square peg solitaire game which we can use to determine whether it we can win the game from there or not? I realize the tag ...
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Are the reckoning effect Lore checks on Glamour cards considered spell effects?

The Unique Asset "Sealing the Old Ones" allows one to discard spells when a Lore check is passed as a Spell Effect. Glamour Spells from the Strange Remnants expansion don't have a Lore check in the ...
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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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Axis & Allies G40 Transport Question

Can a transport enter a hostile sea zone, that was cleared of hostile ships (during the combat phase), during the non-combat phase to pick up friendly units. For example: If the UK fleet N of Egypt ...
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New Transform Rules and Archangel Avacyn

Archangel Avacyn says (in addition to other abilities): "When a non-Angel creature you control dies, transform Archangel Avacyn at the beginning of the next upkeep". Since the triggered ability isn't ...
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1answer
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What happens if I cast disenchant in response to the triggered ability of animate dead?

My opponent has Griselbrand in his graveyard and casts Animate Dead. It resolves, causing the triggered ability to go on the stack which would bring Griselbrand back to play. In response, I ...
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1answer
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Double faced cards multiple transform triggers

Wizards recently changed the ruling for double faced cards: if a DFC has an activated or triggered ability that transforms it, that permanent transforms only if it hasn't since that ability was ...
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Does a Sorcery with Support trigger Zada, Hedron Grinder's ability?

If a sorcery (like Press into Service for example) has the support ability, would casting it and supporting only Zada, Hedron Grinder activate his ability? Is the "targets only Zada" requirement met ...
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Why Lava Golem can't attack?

During a duel1, my opponent summoned in my field a monster card known as Lava Golem. When was my turn, I entered in Battle Phase and I go to attack with Lava Golem, but I couldn't. Here is the ...
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Uno Spin; going out using a Spin card

According to the Spin Uno instructions, if the last card played is a Spin card, the next player must spin the wheel and that action must be resolved so that any cards drawn or discarded also affect ...
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1answer
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How is Ondu Cleric's Rally ability resolved when more than one ally enters the battlefield at once? [duplicate]

If I start with an Ondu Cleric on the battlefield and cast Allied Reinforcements, how much health would I gain? I know it is somewhere between 4 and 6. Posible options in my mind: a. The tokens enter ...
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What are the applications of brand?

Brand is a red spell with which you "Gain control of all permanents you own". What does this actually do? Wouldn't you already have control over your permanents? When would this card be useful? Does ...
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1answer
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How does casting a Storm spell on Zada, Hedron Grinder work?

Related Question: How does each copy of a spell cast to Zada, Hedron Grinder count towards Storm abilities? If I cast a storm spell that targets only Zada, Hedron Grinder (like Astral Steel) then I ...
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How does each copy of a spell cast to Zada, Hedron Grinder count towards Storm abilities?

Zada, Hedron Grinder allows you to copy spells for all your other creatures, as long as it only targets him. Thus, you will be casting a potentially large number of spells. Does every copy of the ...
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Recording Go games and importing into software

In chess, algebraic notation is the standard for recording games and Portable Game Notation (PGN) is a format for importing games (notation plus metadata) into chess software or even forums. The Go ...
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How do we assign Game of Thrones seating positions?

In Game of Thrones the assignment of each player to which house has a drastic impact on the way the game plays out. What are the different ways to assign seating positions and what are their ...
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Calculating the probability of drawing a traitor card in Dead of Winter

If you're playing a 3 player game and hand out 1 card to each player, out of a deck of 3 ally and 1 traitor cards, how likely are the players all allies? I think the math is you have a (3/4)^3 or ...
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1answer
138 views

How are creature token cards used? [closed]

Me and my mom had a small conflict over this. Can you summon token creatures if you have the token, without a card effect that says to use it? I don't think so, but I don't know how to verify this.
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Can Ice Witches use Winter markers on the turn they were earned?

The Ice Witches from "A Spider's Web" have the following ability: Ice Witches collect 1 Winter marker for each Magic Source they control at the end of their Redeployment phase. At the end of their ...
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How do I beat U/R control with Affinity?

I play affinity and seriously struggle with control players and can't seem to find a way to win. Blue Moon has become popular recently, and while Blood Moon does not cripple my deck the constant ...
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1answer
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Are the owner benefits from Impersonate Tax Collector part of an action?

The Lords of Waterdeep expansion card Impersonate Tax Collector lets you take the main benefit and the owner benefit on your buildings. Are both of these rewards part of the action of assigning an ...
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1answer
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When does Vertigo's villain action happen?

I recently got Legendary: Dark City and it seems like there's a misprint on the Vertigo card from the Marauder villains. Her card says: Each player discards their hand then draws as many cards as ...
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Over-success when holding in Diplomacy

What happens if an army is holding and has more support than an army attacking it? It didn't say in the copy of the rules on Wikipedia.

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