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1answer
83 views

Can my opponent really have no benched pokemon, even with a Pyroar?

My opponent has a Pyroar and when it's in play he doesn't place any other pokemon on his bench so I can't have him switch out. Is that allowed?
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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
61 views

Takenoko: What happens if you draw a card that has an existing pattern in the garden?

What if you draw a objective card that has a specific pattern, and it already exists in the garden, for one reason or another. Examples: You draw a plot card and that exact same shape is already ...
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1answer
43 views

Is it impossible to get the gold medal in Duke Landwalker scenario?

The solo rules say you must play with the 4-player action wheel and this means that I'm limited to 3 explorations per turn. Consider now the Duke Landwalker scenario that ends when you explore all ...
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1answer
78 views

Resolving triggered abilities [duplicate]

I control the following two enchantments: Bottomless Pit and Necrogen Mists. At the beginning of my opponent's upkeep do I get to choose which one of the triggered abilities that goes on the stack ...
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1answer
380 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 ...
5
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2answers
636 views

Can my opponent and I decide on a victory condition to avoid a draw?

Say I'm playing against a player and we finish game 2 with 5 minutes left in the round. If we draw, both of us will be knocked down, and most likely neither will be eligible for prizes. I know ...
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1answer
126 views

Does Redshirts Deluxe fix the stalemate issues of the original game?

It took two hours to end the game originally, and by that point everyone was just glad to have finished. Does Redshirts Deluxe, the new version of Redshirts, fix any of the stalemate issues ...
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63 views

Looking for a specific playmat [closed]

I was at the prerelease this weekend and someone had a mat that a friend of mine mentioned that he wanted. I tried some googling, but didn't have much success and was hoping someone here might ...
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1answer
198 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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4answers
511 views

Do strong Go players play simuls, like in chess? Do they ever play blindfolded?

Strong chess players will often play a "simul," walking from board to board and making a move on each, taking virtually no time to select their moves, and forcing themselves to keep track of many ...
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1answer
24 views

Do summoned units count towards victory points?

In the rules for counting victory points it says every defeated or unit that fled off the board counts as points equal to the amount it costs to include in the army. This leads me to believe that ...
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1answer
126 views

Can Ink Treader Nephilim's Electrolyze copies target players?

I am curious if the Electrolyze copies created by targeting Ink-Treader Nephilim can be aimed at players for 1 point of damage or if all the damage must go to the creatures that Inky specifies the ...
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1answer
30 views

Can units join a character in combat?

I know a character can join a unit. Can a unit join a character? Can a unit join a character that is in close combat?
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1answer
413 views

How can I quickly calculate the shanten number in Mahjong?

I am able to calculate the shanten number myself, but it often takes me more than a minute. I'm looking for ideas how to become more efficient. Background: I'm currently writing a paper about ...
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10answers
2k views

Why do cards have different rarity levels in Magic: The Gathering?

I've been reflecting on this concept and trying to come up with a concise answer: Why do different levels of card rarity exist in MtG? In order for this concept of different numbers of different cards ...
4
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1answer
71 views

Are there cards which work differently on Ink-Treader Nephilim depending on who controls it?

Are there any cards I could play on Ink-Treader Nephilim that would act differently based on who had control of the creature, for that matter, are there any cards in the game that do this at all?
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2answers
43 views

How does Death-blow work in Warhammer Quest?

I m not sure if this belongs here or in RPG, as I feel Warhammer Quest kind of straddles the line between the two. I am also unable to create a tag for Warhammer Quest, so it's tagged Warhammer ...
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1answer
31 views

If a chariot dies, does the character die also?

In warhammer fantasy. If I put a character into a chariot and the chariot dies in combat, does the character die with the chariot? For example, putting a necromancer into a corpse cart and the cart ...
0
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1answer
15 views

Can a unit join another unit if they are the same type of unit?

Can a unit join another unit if they are the same type of unit? If so, what are the conditions for which they can join? For example, can they join the other unit while the other unit is in close ...
1
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3answers
202 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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2answers
204 views

What happens if an alliance is created that would create an illegal battle?

In Rex: Final Days of an Empire, it is possible for the following sequence of events to occur: Sol Offensive is revealed as the Influence card and affects a zone occupied by the Sol player's troops ...
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1answer
32 views

How many times can Proxima Cenatauri Scholars use its owner benefit?

I am a bit confused about the owner benefit for Proxima Cenatauri Scholars. The Scholars may not place or removemore than one field generator per turn. Does this mean : a) the Scholars can only ...
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1answer
114 views

Can I use Mirror Strike on Ink-treader Nephilim when it's not attacking?

So I am making an EDH deck featuring Ink-Treader Nephilim (yes I know its not legendary but the deck will be like five bucks to make and I'm sure someone will want to play with it). As I am looking up ...
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4answers
114 views

Is splitting your 3 settlements allowed?

Let's say I've placed settlements in two separate forests. In both forests there are still (more than) 3 fields free. Now I draw another forest card and have to place my 3 settlements. Am I allowed ...
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2answers
187 views

Can I use tokens and basic lands from outside my format?

This may sound like a noob question but I cannot find answer anywhere and I still learning all new stuff since I last played so I will ask here. What does the rules say about using non-format tokens ...
7
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8answers
760 views

Good Euchre bidding strategy guide?

Is there a good Euchre bidding strategy guide? I like the game, but find my bidding to be very hit or miss. And I've been unable to find a strategy guide for Euchre bidding patterns. Either a good ...
0
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2answers
153 views

Do “enter the battlefield” abilities trigger heroic? Do creatures that leave and reenter the battlefield trigger again?

So, here's the play: Player 1 has Staunch-Hearted Warrior on the field. They play Living Totem and target the warrior, giving the warrior a +1/1 counter. Question 1: Would Living Totem's ability ...
6
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1answer
124 views

Clocking Android Netrunner

I started playing Netrunner quite recently. Love it so far. However, we're finding it slow--or rather, I think Netrunner is finding us slow. I've only played a handful of games with one friend so far, ...
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2answers
53 views

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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4answers
101 views

Can you raise a one bid with only two “filler” honors in a suit?

Suppose partner bids one of a (five card) major. Normally you need three of the suit to raise. But expert Marty Bergen has opined that if your suit has four honors, you can bid it as if were one card ...
0
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1answer
111 views

Are there any resources available for building custom battle decks?

I work with a group of people who frequently like to play table top games and the like during lunch hour, and I've been wanting to play some M:TG. The problem though, is that Only myself and one ...
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1answer
37 views

In Twilight Struggle, can I place influence in countries that border my superpower?

For instance, as the US, I want to place influence in Mexico. The only other influence I have in Central America is in Panama, a few spaces away. Thematically this seems obvious, yes. They're ...
3
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1answer
73 views

Which programs can break subroutines on a trap?

If I Rez a trap (eg: Howler) which programs can break subroutines on it? Is it just AI like Crypsis or are there others?
2
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1answer
102 views

Can you Rez an upgrade during a run? And when?

If I have an upgrade (eg: Strongbox) on a server (eg : Archives) - can I Rez it during a run? If i can, how does this differ if there is Ice or not?
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2answers
392 views

How does Rageblood Shaman's ability work?

How does the static ability of e.g. Rageblood Shaman work? The wording is "Other Minotaur creatures you control get +1/+1 and have trample. " The questions I have are: a) If Rageblood Shaman is on ...
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1answer
32 views

Can a Dragon Mage wear magic armour?

In the 8th Edition High Elf book the Dragonmage is equipped with heavy armour. This is very unusual for a (non-chaos) wizard. A normal wizard cannot wear armour, magic or otherwise. Does the fact ...
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2answers
451 views

Can I use graveyard removal to stop Sorin, Lord of Innistrad's “ultimate” ability?

My opponent has a Sorin, Lord of Innistrad with scads of loyalty. I've got a Gideon Jura and a Nihil Spellbomb on the battlefield. He activates Sorin's "ultimate" ability, targeting Gideon. -6: ...
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2answers
231 views

How can I remove a Darksteel Citadel animated by Nissa, Worldwaker?

After the coming rotation with Khans of Tarkir being released, will there be any way to remove from the battlefield a Darksteel Citadel that has been turned into a creature by Nissa, Worldwaker's ...
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2answers
205 views

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 ...
2
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1answer
65 views

What stategy should I use when playing as the engineers?

I played terra mystica for the first time recently as the engineers. I decided to pick good bridging starting locations, build a stonghold and a bridge the first turn, and spend the rest of the game ...
7
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3answers
4k views

How can I get rid of indestructible creatures with a Red and White deck?

I am creating a Red-White commander deck using Gisela as my commander. I noticed that my deck is incredibly weak against a deck with any sort of indestructible creature. I know of the board sweeper ...
4
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2answers
2k views

Can you build a settlement anywhere if you have the resources for a settlement and a road?

In Settlers of Catan, it says you need a road to build a new settlement (placement rules apply). If you have the resources available to build both at the same time, can this settlement be played ...
2
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1answer
68 views

Can you destroy your own starbases?

The title says it all. Can I destroy my own starbase? Why would you want this? You might want to 'move' the starbase to another system. By destroying your own starbase you can build a new one ...
8
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2answers
5k views

What are good strategies for sealed deck?

In the same vein as my Drafting Strategies question, what strategies exist for a good sealed deck? I want to know about general strategies regardless of the card pool being played.
3
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1answer
643 views

MOTO Acronym for MTG Online

Some people refer to Magic: The Gathering Online as "MOTO" or "MODO". None of them can tell me what it stands for, so at first, I thought they just got the acronym wrong. It turns out to be pretty ...
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1answer
127 views

Is older MTG Online client not supported any more?

I have both older MTG Online III (version 3.4.82.414) and the very latest MTG Online client installed. The older one fails when running both Kicker.exe or Renamer.exe since it tries to reach which ...
2
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1answer
151 views

How to build decks with cards not present in my MTG Online collection

Previously in MTG Online was possible to build decks with cards not present in your collection. This is not possible any more in the latest MTG Online client. Can someone advice on how I can build a ...
6
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2answers
365 views

What considerations are important for initial placements in Kingdom Builder?

I've only played Kingdom Builder a few times. What should I be looking for when placing my first couple settlements? Are there synergies between the scoring rules and bonus abilities to consider? ...
16
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8answers
10k views

What extra roles have you used with Werewolves?

The standard game Werewolf, has just a few roles: Citizen, Werewolf, Witch, Cupid, Hunter, Seer, Thief. I know there are lots of other roles created. Which roles do you use and what is the impact. ...

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