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Are there any cards that turn creatures into land?

There are dozens of cards that turn land into creatures, but are there any cards that turn creatures into land ?
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Are there any bridge systems where cards played convey deeper information in a manner similar to bidding systems?

Such a system might be too complex for a human to consistently/safely implement, but I am curious if they exist. I am imagining a system where your choice of suit or rank to lead or follow with could ...
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522 views

Are there more cards like Boseiju, Who Shelters All for non-mana costs? [closed]

Mana gained from Boseiju, Who Shelters All and Hall of the Bandit Lord grant an ability to various spell types if it's used to pay for them. Are there similar, ability-granting effects for non-mana ...
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Can you attack again after I decide not to block?

We are both new to MTG. He will attack me, and when I decide to take the hit and roll back my life, he then likes to attack me a second time. This doesn't feel right to me, is this allowed? Can he hit ...
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771 views

Missile rule clarification

"Any player (even those not involved in the battle) may discard Missile(s) after dice are rolled, but before troops are removed. For each Missile discarded in this way, the player can change one die ...
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247 views

What strategies are effective against a spot destruction deck?

In Standard (Return to Ravnica, M14, and the first Theros set), a friend of mine is currently working with a tri-color RGB deck heavy on control via spot destruction: Abrupt Decay, Dreadbore, Ultimate ...
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82 views

In Omaha Poker, can we use 0,1,3 or 4 hole cards when selecting the best 5 cards? [closed]

According to Wikipedia, in Omaha, a player must use exactly two hole cards and three communal cards when selecting the best hand. In Texas Hold'em Poker, it is possible to use only the communal cards ...
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Can I use Hibernation Sliver to return slivers from my graveyard?

I have a Hibernation Sliver in play which states that all slivers have "Pay 2 life: Return this permanent to its owner's hand." I have slivers in my graveyard. Can I pay 2 life and return a sliver ...
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582 views

What is a solid basic strategy for surviving Ghost Story [closed]

Is there a solid strategy that you can apply to increase the chances of a win?
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458 views

Who has the winning hand in Texas-holdem (different full house hands)

The table cards were Q,Q,9,9,4 All four suits were on the board. Player one had Q,3. Player two had 9,8. Which player wins?
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Can I block with a previously bestowed creature?

When a creature enchanted with a bestow creature dies while blocking a creature, the bestow enchantment becomes a creature. Can that creature block in the same combat, even though all the blockers ...
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Using Mimicry on an invalid target

I have some questions about which of these are legal plays when attacking a creature that has the mimicry attribute. Setup: I have a creature that only has mimicry on it. It is attacked by another ...
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1answer
78 views

When does the game end when the last player pushes the first player over the 40-point limit?

In a three-player game, the first player had about 38 points. It is the last player's turn, and he uses a Free Agent which gives the first player (whose turn will normally be next) 41 points, ...
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2answers
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When moving an Agent from a non-local Faction, what is the correct orientation?

This came up in a three player game, but I think it'd be even worse in 4 or 5. One of the Free Agents ("The Interloper" maybe?) has the power "Move one Agent from any Faction into a neighboring ...
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1answer
132 views

How is the “Moral High Ground” Mission Card intended to work?

The text of "Moral High Ground" goes something like "For each Free Agent revealed in your hand", and is worth 1 IP per reveal. This brought up some debate on exactly what and WHEN the reveal was ...
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What is a solid basic strategy for surviving Eldritch Horror?

Is there a solid strategy that you can apply to increase the chances of a win? Of course the Eldritch Horror statistics do help in working out what can go wrong/right. But they do not offer a ...
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1answer
199 views

Initial card house rule for Kingdom Builder

I noticed in Kingdom Builder that the later players have a noticeable disadvantage if they have a card for the same terrain, because there is usually only one good spot to start with (see the question ...
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1answer
289 views

In Settlers of Catan: Explorers and Pirates, who gets the gold when the pirate is paid?

In SoC: E&P, one can pay the pirate gold in order to move one's ships. Who receives that gold? The pirate owner or the bank?
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Do dice finish resolving before yielding Tokyo?

When does yielding occur in relation to dice resolution? Simultaneously? After all dice have resolved? After attack dice are resolved? For example (A for attack die, H for heart): Alice is outside ...
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1answer
47 views

Selling to external market in Brass, is benefit salary or cash?

When selling cotton to an external market the scale (if there's any left after turning the card) provides what the rules describe as "an additional amount" of between £1 to £4. It's ambiguous whether ...
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1answer
163 views

When can power be converted?

When another player builds next to you, you can choose to taken power (and lose the #power-1 points). But when the number of power you can taken is greater than the number of tokens you can move to ...
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2answers
170 views

Scrabble - What if any “House Rules” work to even the playing field with more and less experienced players?

Related:What is a fair Scrabble handicap Scrabble is a great game for competitive type A types and the learning curve is STEEP at first. Great game. Like most games, house rules vary and are fine as ...
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1answer
291 views

How does Charmed Pendant interact with Reaper King?

Charmed Pendant has the ability {T}, Put the top card of your library into your graveyard: For each colored mana symbol in that card's mana cost, add one mana of that color to your mana pool. ...
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1answer
60 views

If my partner sorted my cards for me, what would the official ruling be?

We were playing the very first board of the first round of an ordinary session at the local bridge club. I was delayed in getting my cards out of the board as I was learning to set up the computer ...
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431 views

During battle can I play a one-shot card?

If combat has started and the other players start discussing what to do to me can I play a one-shot card while they are discussing?
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108 views

Evolution: Symbiosis Cards and Carnivorous/High Body Weight

The Symbiosis card states that: [Symbiosis is] played on a pair of creatures in a tandem. Choose the first creature as a "symbiont". The second creature can not be attacked as long as the ...
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300 views

In bridge, are there different implications of overcalling 1NT in different positions?

Suppose I had a hand like the following: (s) KJxx (h) xxx (d) AJx (c) AKx. If I were the opening bidder, I would, of course, bid 1NT. (Note to commenter below: In this paragraph, I was describing a ...
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657 views

Does a gold field draw a resource and commodity, when combining Seafarers and C&K?

Played Seafarers/Cities and Knights recently with someone new and they insisted that a gold field would allow a city to draw a resource and a commodity. I may have missed something, but I checked my ...
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237 views

Bidding a very special hand

I would like your advice about what I should bid in the following situation. Partner opens 1C, I answer 1H, he bids 2H. My hand is: S : none H : K Q J x x x D : A K Q x x x C : J What should I bid ...
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278 views

Does a hit destroy a unit in Axis and Allies 1942?

We do not understand how to perform the battle sequence with an attacking force of one infantry, one tank, one airplane, one artillery against two tanks, one infantry. The attacker rolled two (2)s ...
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350 views

Items already in possession of another character

What happens if a player should gain an item but that item already is used by another character? For example, if the Spy comes into play (because your old character is dead/insane), she possesses a ...
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404 views

Getting rid of Conditions when blessed

To get rid of a negative condition, you have to role a 5 or a 6. If you are blessed, where 4 count as successes, does the condition disappears on a 4, 5, and 6?
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86 views

Armored Ascension

does attaching an enchantment Aura to a colorless creature make the creature the color of the Aura? My opponent has a card with protection from all colors and I have a Brass Squire with Armored ...
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1answer
554 views

Does Solemn Offering affect auras?

Solemn Offering reads "Destroy target artifact or enchantment", but can it affect auras that are attached to something? I've been searching around but haven't been able to find out one way or the ...
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1answer
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Double strike and Regeneration: Can the blocker die from combat after regeneration?

I am unsure how the following situation resolves: Player A attacks Player B with a Two-Headed Cerberus with a Baleful Eidolon bestowed upon it, making it effectively a 2/3 with double strike and ...
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223 views

Doubt about Hissing Miasma

Hissing Miasma Types: Enchantment Card Text: Whenever a creature attacks you, its controller loses 1 life. My question is: does the attacker lose one life per attacking creature?
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Living Lands versus Living Terrain

If you have Living Lands on the battlefield, making all of your Forests 1/1 creatures, and you then enchant one of those Forests with Living Terrain, does the enchanted land become a 1/1, a 5/6, or a ...
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1answer
269 views

Where can I purchase replacement parts for Battleship Galaxies?

My boys and I still enjoy Battleship Galaxies in spite (and because of!) some rather bizarre abilities and the strange "activate only one ship" mechanic. My younger son was setting up the board for ...
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Phantom Province Houserule

The gaming group that introduced me to Dominion plays with a houserule known as Phantom Provinces, explained as such: After the normal condition for ending the game is reached (including running ...
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2answers
452 views

Do the destination tickets in Ticket To Ride require that the player completes the routes, or only that the tickets are completed?

In other words, if the two cities are connected, is that sufficient for gaining the points on the destination ticket, or does the holder of the destination ticket have to connect the two cities using ...
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2answers
555 views

What are some Battlestar Galactica Daybreak Human Strategies?

My group and I have recently acquired the Battle Star Galactica Daybreak expansion. We also have all the previous expansions and base game. To give context, the previous expansions made it very ...
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2answers
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Angel's Grace and Phyrexian Unlife

I am at -10 life from Ad Nauseam but I don't lose due to Phyrexian Unlife. If my opponent attacks me with all their creatures (for infect-> poison counters) and I use Angel's Grace what happens to my ...
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Retreat in case of slide trap in Dungeon!

In a game of Dungeon! there is Slide Trap in Level 3 which says: Gain 1 Treasure and move to any chamber on Level 4 What happens when I encounter a monster in the level 4 chamber, attack it ...
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198 views

Where can I get a short run of standard cards with custom backs?

I want to print regular playing cards, with backs that I designed. Does anyone know where I could print a deck of cards for a good price with good quality cards? I only want about 50 to 100 decks to ...
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1answer
265 views

Less treasure cards in Dungeon! board game

I was playing a game of Dungeon!. Sometimes when treasures are consumed by traps, there are no treasure cards but there are rooms with monsters(not yet revealed). How does that work? Does that mean ...
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2answers
446 views

What is this game with pegs in holes, jumping and capturing each other?

The rules we've guessed so far are: Each move is a peg jumping over another peg in its immediate proximity. The peg that gets jumped over is removed. The goal is to clear as many pegs as possible. ...
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684 views

Where can I find a list of cooperative “beat the game” games? [closed]

I know of Pandemic and I remember having played a game about mountain climbing where the goal was to as a team climb the mountain and get back down safely but there must be more of these games where ...
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2answers
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Do Evolutions combine, for example Breath of Doom, Mecha Blast, and Claws of Steel?

Breath of Doom is a Permanent Evolution that says: If you attack Tokyo, deal 1 damage to all other Monsters not in Tokyo. Mecha Blast is a Temporary Evolution that says: Discard this ...
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732 views

What is the difference between Hexproof and a card like Canopy Cover?

Canopy Cover is an Aura enchantment that includes this effect: Enchanted creature can't be the target of spells or abilities your opponents control. This sounds the same as Hexproof's definition ...
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57 views

Does a cafe card bonus apply to all players?

In the game Chez Geek cafe cards have a cost of 1 but a bonus that reads While a Café card is in play, there is no cost to play further Café cards (though it still takes free time). Does this ...

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