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Ghost Town - Do abilities of the characters still count?

Claus the Saint can draw! 5 cards. He dies. When the Ghost Town is in effect, is he still allowed to come back and use his ability?
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47 views

Bang the bullet - Barrel

After my barrel fails, can I use a missed card from my hand to fend off a Bang! card? Or does it mean that I will immediately take a hit?
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Is there an official rule on “setting up” your deck before play? [duplicate]

It never occured to me that this might not be an action sanctioned for tournament, but me and my friends have always done it as long as I can remember. Every time before a new game, we look through ...
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Luck ability is useless when starting a fire or returning to the camp?

Jean-François and Marguerite de La Rocque abilities say: You may add 1 to any die roll by discarding 1 random story token. This ability can not be used on a reroll. Emphasis on the 'add'. By ...
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203 views

What's the most intuitive way to use a die for a pass/fail test?

I'm working on a board game for general, non-gamer audiences. (Think people who have played Monopoly and Uno, but not Risk or Settlers of Catan.) Sometimes the player faces a test with only two ...
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129 views

Where are official changes announced by Wizard? [duplicate]

At events and on conversation boards everyone is has stated that as Khans comes out M14 and the Return to Ravnica block is going to be rotating out of standard. I can't find any reason this would ...
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Wagon movement on completion of a feature

The rules for the Wagon state that when the feature it is placed on is completed, it can be move to an unclaimed, incomplete connected feature. To my reading, this means that the feature it is moved ...
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326 views

How do I know what cards or sets are legal to play with? [duplicate]

Can I mix older Magic the Gathering cards with cards from Magic 2015? If I have mainly Magic 2015 cards can I play my friends who mainly have older decks?
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53 views

Bloodbowl - throw a rock, roll for injury or casualty?

We use the 5.0 living rulebook. The exact wording for the event is the following: Throw a Rock: An enraged fan hurls a large rock at one of the players on the opposing team. Each coach rolls ...
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Are players required to make conquests on their turn?

I did not find it clear in the rules if a player is required to make conquests on his/her turn. Is it legal to turtle on your turn by not making any actions, redeploying troops and then scoring?
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344 views

How does Gideon, Champion of Justice's ability work?

Say I use Gideon, Champion of Justice's second ability to turn him into a creature: 0: Until end of turn, Gideon, Champion of Justice becomes a Human Soldier creature with power and toughness each ...
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161 views

Is checkers just tactics?

I've been playing tournament chess for 20 years. Recently I started playing checkers (the American version). In chess, tactics is about calculating the next few moves ahead. Strategy is the long-term ...
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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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Where can I buy Magic: The Gathering cards? [closed]

Are there web sites where I can buy cards from Magic: The Gathering? I want to buy the Exalted Darkness and Dream Puppets decks from the Xbox 360 version of Magic: The Gathering 2013.
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Can I spend all my life points to draw cards?

The rules of Friday state If at any point you must discard a life point but do not have any remaining, you lose the game. What if I have 1 life point left, and voluntarily discard it to draw a ...
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1answer
103 views

Can players use cards from a core set in a Block Constructed tournament?

What are the rules regarding playing DCI sanctioned Block Constructed formats with cards from a core set such as M15? (I'm thinking of Innistrad-Avacyn Restored block). Do all players in a game have ...
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1answer
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Why is Morph not considered an ability?

Reading FAQs concerning Muraganda Petroglyphs and morph cards, a face down morph creature will get the +2/+2 bonus from Muraganda Petroglyphs. What I don't understand is why. Since the face down ...
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173 views

Gaining control of a creature while an Aura targeting it is on the stack

It's my opponent turn. I have Prophet of Kruphix on the battlefield, which means I can play creatures as though they had flash. My opponent plays Boonweaver Giant and chooses Spectra Ward, which ...
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Is the medallion being used in Haunt N21?

Zombie Haunt (21) was revealed and then 2 of the players started exchanging the medallion because only the holder could make damage to the Zombie Lord. What I was wondering was is that possible? The ...
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1answer
238 views

Will Repercussion deal damage to a controller beyond a creature's toughness?

Repercussion's text reads as follows: Whenever a creature is dealt damage, Repercussion deals that much damage to that creature's controller. So: if, for example, a 1/1 creature is dealt 10 ...
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1answer
82 views

What version of rummy is this?

I was taught this as a young child by my grandmother. It's how my family plays what we call rummy, but I cannot find anything like it online: Two plus players (we've played up to 4), all dealt 7 ...
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1answer
165 views

Would stealing control of my opponent's commander with Control Magic and killing it let me maintain control of it?

If I played Control Magic and enchanted Marath, Will of the Wild, then took off the 3 counters, would Marath return to my opponent's command zone or would I retain control and have the option of ...
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What is this game with 16 pegs and 36 spools to fit on them?

This board has 36 spools that fit on 16 pegs or sticks. It looks like it might be 3D checkers or something like that. Interested in the name and how to play. Someone took a lot of time making this ...
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1answer
44 views

Must a Boss use their Level Up ability?

Most Level Up abilities clearly benefit the Boss, but Robobo's is: Each opponent mush choose and destroy one Room in his or her Dungeon. The opponents get to destroy a room (often quite ...
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82 views

Is there fan-made version of gbc-version exclusive pokemon cards?

Are somewhere on Internet available fan-made versions of cards which are exclusive to Pokemon Trading Card Game for GBC? I mean fake cards, which are looking as real-game cards. It doesn't have to be ...
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1answer
41 views

Do any card games use the tarot trumps (Judgement, The Chariot) in any interesting ways?

I've been doing some reading on the history of the Tarot deck, and I love the complexity of the suits (wands, pentacles) and the trumps (The World, Wheel of Fortune), but every game that uses this ...
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2answers
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Polymorphous Rush targeting Young Pyromancer and X Tokens

If I cast Polymorphous Rush targeting X tokens, turning them all into copies of a Young Pyromancer, do I get an elemental token from each copy, similar to Scapeshift with Valakut on the battlefield?
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1answer
61 views

Munchkin: card attributes in the event of helping another player

Assume that a player turns up the Ogre Achiever upon kicking down the door, and cannot kill it alone. Given that the card's description (excluding 'Bad Stuff') is: +5 against anyone who doesn't ...
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2answers
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Do deathtouch and deathtouch-like effects stop trample damage?

My friend has a trample deck, and I have a Stinkweed Imp that says "Whenever Stinkweed Imp deals combat damage to a creature, destroy that creature." Can a creature destroyed this way still deal ...
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1answer
35 views

7 wonders: builder's chambers

If I build the Builder's Chambers at the same time as someone builds his first wonder stage, should he be charged?
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1answer
48 views

How should I teach someone new to spades how to bid?

Bidding in spades is one of the hardest mechanics to master. The gameplay comes with experience, but sometimes bidding just goes awry. I know how I bid and that I disagree with the way other people ...
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1answer
65 views

How many times per turn can a thief steal?

Assume I'm a level 1 Thief. Is there a limit to the number of times I attempt to steal something? Can I just attempt over and over again until I get the thing? Does it even have to be on my turn?
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7 wonders: Aspasia and abu simel

Imagine this: i build Aspasia at the beginning of age 3. I then bury her for Abu Simbel wonder stage. Does the diplomacy token stay or go with it? Why the hell is there a word limit? Grrr
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Can ionised ships return fire?

In Star Wars X-Wing if a ship has an ionising token can it shoot? For example: Tie Fighter skill 5 Y-Wing skill 8 Tie fighter moves Y-Wing moves Y-Wing shoots and scores damage with ion cannon ...
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Why did Experiment One not get a counter when my Undying creature returned to play?

Yesterday on MTGO an ability didn't trigger and I don't understand why. I had Experiment One in play, with one +1/+1 counter on it, so it was 2/2. Experiment One has Evolve (Whenever a creature ...
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1answer
219 views

Can a single Myr Servitor save itself when sacrificed to Eldrazi Monument?

I have Eldrazi Monument and Myr Servitor on the board. Is the following play legal? My upkeep begins. Eldrazi Monument and Myr Servitor trigger at the same time, so I put the Servitor's ability on ...
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1answer
66 views

7 wonders team rule: debt

This source suggests any action which causes a monetary loss to everyone does not affect your partner. Is this true? http://boardgamegeek.com/thread/791186/team-play
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Is it now a good time to buy rotating Magic Cards? [closed]

There are many cards from the RTR block and M14 that I want just for my collection and not for play (maybe just some casual play), for example, I would like to buy a Domri Rade and a Kalonian Hydra. ...
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2answers
743 views

How do I identify non-English Magic cards?

In my collection is a Magic card printed in a language other than English. How can I determine which card this is?
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209 views

Can you trump the first trick in Spades?

I just played a game of Spades with some family. The Ace of clubs was led on the first trick, and I was out of clubs. Needing quite a few tricks, I chose to trump. My fellow players instantly ...
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1answer
210 views

Will Boartusk Liege give +1/+1 to Goblins if Dralnu's Crusade is in play?

Say I have Boartusk Liege and Dralnu's Crusade in play. Boartusk Liege gives all other red creatures +1/+1 and Dralnu's Crusade says "all Goblins are black and are Zombies in addition to their other ...
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1answer
67 views

7 wonders: copying science

I'm playing 7 Wonders with the Cities and Leaders expansions. If your neighbours has less science buildings than you have mask, then I assume you cannot use them all. You can only copy the symbol of ...
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1answer
21 views

What happens when Fate Cards become Expendable in Ivory Edition?

If a Fate card gains the Expendable keyword, as in the example of Holding Cells with Kobi Sensei, does playing the card form hand trigger the Expendable keyword? Would this affect a Kata or ...
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165 views

What are these games?

What are the three games seen above and to the right of Tom Vasel, between Twilight Struggle and Goa? Looks like a series called Ancients or with "Ancients" in the title.
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132 views

When can I destroy a room?

Only some of the room cards say "Destory this room (and other stuff happens)" on them. But when can I destroy a room? Does it have to be on my turn, or can I do it when heroes are in walking through ...
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1answer
64 views

Is there a paid ability window before the runner can jack out after the last subroutine executes on a piece of ice?

Basically the title. A situation where this would matter. If I have a House of Knives scored and my opponent runs into Kominu with no breaker can I use the House of Knives ability after he loses all ...
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1answer
411 views

In what order should I present the basics of Magic? [closed]

I am working on a multimedia presentation (a series of images with an audio of explanation; video can be used too but should be less than the images) about Magic The Gathering. The scope is to explain ...
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2answers
82 views

4-4 high approach joseki incomplete?

I have a problem with the 4-4 high approach joseki - the left variant: In the left variant, black ends the joseki and white can play anywhere else, i.e. has sente. But the position is pretty weak ...
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1answer
42 views

Engineers : only 3 bridges

Are the engineers limited to only 3 bridges? I ask this just as confirmation. I can't find this anywhere in the rules, but I suppose it's so.
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1answer
141 views

Stalling/Slow Play and Control

As a control player, there are times where it takes a while to resolve the first game, and there are many times where I'm up a game. Are there any rulings against stonewalling the opponent and not ...

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