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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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Can you play base-game Claustrophobia scenarios with De Profundis included?

Perhaps stupidly, I bought both Claustrophobia and its De Profundis expansion both at once. After doing so I discovered that the designer has stated the scenarios in the base game are not suitable ...
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Bob win conditions with Machine Gun

So if bob uses his ability of hitting 2 damage with machine gun equipped, would it be counted as his win if he rolled a 2 damage to 2 people holding equipment with 3 on his own and dying from the ...
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What is the most effective creature that can be resurrected from the graveyard in MTG?

I am currently designing a legacy deck around the new graveyard focused cards from Innistrad. My goal is to get cards in my own graveyard quickly and utilize those as best as I can. Innistrad offers a ...
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Does heroic trigger when the creature is in a graveyard?

I have an Agent of the Fates in my graveyard. I return it to my hand with Disentomb. Does my opponent have to sacrifice a creature?
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What happens to “usable once only” cards when Illusion is played?

In a Munchkin game yesterday, a level 8 player (let's call her "Jennifer") was fighting a Hippogriff. After counting gear bonuses, Jennifer's combat strength was 15 and the Hippogriff's was 16. If ...
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Promised future trades as part of legal trades? (Solution described, alternatives/comments requested)

When making a trade in Settlers of Catan, there is no official rule encouraging or prohibiting making a promise (to make a certain type of trade or perform some kind of action in the future) during a ...
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Lost in the Crystal Caves - Solve Step Order

In the MLP CCG there is a problem card called "Lost in the Crystal Caves": http://mlpccg.wikia.com/wiki/Lost_in_the_Crystal_Caves_(Canterlot_Nights) If confronting the problem forces you to move a ...
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What effects do exhausted cards have?

In the My Little Pony Collectible Card Game official rulebook, it says that While a card is exhausted, it can't be involved in faceoffs or help you confront Problems. This description is a ...
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Will clone effects copy extra abilities applied to a creature? If not, why does Twinflame work?

Let's say my opponent has out Akroma's Memorial, Asceticism, Darksteel Forge, or something similar that uses the word "have" to give abilities. If I use a Clone effect to copy a creature my opponent ...
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Are there specific names for the signature images in the Ravnica guilds?

Each 2 colour combination has its own name and it's own picture used on cards that have both colours involved (generally in the background of the card text). Do the pictures themselves have a name ...
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Will Eidolon of Rhetoric also prevent Cipher from working in the same turn as another spell?

Say Eidolon of Rhetoric is on the battlefield and an opponent has a Cipher card (Hidden Strings for example) encoded on one of their creatures. If that player casts a spell and then deals damage with ...
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What is the appropriate way to snipe a king that castles through check?

In lightning chess matches (matches with time controls of 3 minutes or less on each side), some players play with the rule of "king sniping" - that is, to save time, if the opponent played a move that ...
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Help Identify this game: place wooden barriers try to get across [duplicate]

When I was younger I had a cool game, that I forget the name of, and would like to re-acquire. It was a small wooden board, with a grid of squares on it. There were two players, and each turn, you ...
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In Citadels, when do characters get the extra gold from their colour?

In the Citadels one of the benefits of your characters is receiving extra gold from buildings of the same colour. For example, each green building gives one extra gold to the merchant. I am ...
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What is the name of this game involving racing to the other side of the board and putting down barriers?

Does anyone recognize this game, where players take turns in a square board, each turn a player can move his pawn or place a wall and the objective is to reach the other side of the board before the ...
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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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Does the Battlestar Galactica game spoil the TV series?

I've watched the first few episodes of Battlestar Galactica, and a friend recently got the game. We love The Resistance, and I'm eager to try a similarly deceptive game with more going on than just ...
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What happens when a creature with “Whenever a creature dies” dies simultaneously with multiple other creatures?

Marchesa, the Black Rose has the following ability: Whenever a creature you control with a +1/+1 counter on it dies, return that card to the battlefield under your control at the beginning of the ...
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Should I have made a takeout double in the situation?

With a part score of 60 to 0 (neither side vulnerable), I dealt and bid a "strong" 1NT with: (s) QT3 (h) KQJ8 (d) KJ93 (c) K5. "West," to my left, overcalled 2 clubs. Our respective partners passed ...
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Is the card “Outshine Them All” from the MLP CCG useless?

In the MLP CCG there is a card from the Twilight / Applejack theme deck called "Outshine Them All": http://mlpccg.wikia.com/wiki/Outshine_Them_All_(Premiere) You have to pay one action token to use ...
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Battlestar Galactica: what is the most critical resource?

In the Battlestar Galactica basic game, what is the most critical resource between Fuel, Food, Morale and Population? Does it change with the 6-player FFG optional rule where humans start with 8 ...
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Should the core Battlestar Galactica game adopt the revised Cylon Resurrection Ship?

In Battlestar Galactica, revealed Cylon players can use the Resurrection Ship location to pass their unrevealed loyalty cards to another player at the table. This can be necessary when one player has ...
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Alternatives to the Sympathiser in Battlestar Galactica

I'm a big fan of Battlestar Galactica, but have an issue with games with an even number of players. For these games, the game recommends replacing a Cylon with a Sympathiser to help balance it. For ...
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Battlestar Galactica vs. Shadows over Camelot

I've seen these games compared very often, with steadfast advocates on each side. link1 link2 link3 I'm mainly concerned with: depth of strategy suitability for new players (length of time to ...
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Does an increase in monster Toughness also mean an increase in monster trophy value?

There are several things that change a monster's Toughness. For instance: Azathoth gives +1 Toughness to all Maniacs for the duration of the game Heat Wave gives +1 Toughness to all Fire Vampires ...
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Are Magic: the Gathering Conspiracy cards colorless?

What is the color of the following Magic conspiracy cards: Advantageous Proclamation Backup Plan Brago's Favor Double Stroke Immediate Action Iterative Analysis Muzzio's Preparations Power Play ...
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What is a “Dual-Color OW Battle”?

I've come across the incredible Arkham Horror Statistics spreadsheet that fans have contributed to. I have played a few expansions and I understand most of what is on there, but I'm confused with the ...
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Can you place two Buddha statues on the same turn?

In Ghost Stories, players are Buddhist monks trying to stave off invading ghosts before yielding to their (nigh-inevitable) deaths. Each monk chooses one of two similar special abilities at the ...
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What's the fastest way to print a card game prototype?

My goal is to minimize the amount of time I have to spend, with a budget of about $40. Also, I'm absolutely terrible at using scissors and glue.
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What's a good way to shuffle small decks of cards?

In the Pathfinder Adventure Card Game, there are a lot of small deck of cards to shuffle: 1 to 6 15-cards character decks and 3 to 8 10-card location decks, depending on the number of players. Due to ...
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What are all the promo cards available for Dominion?

What are all the promo cards available for Dominion? I found Black Market, Envoy, Walled Village, Governor, and Stash on the Board Game Geek Store. Are there more? Some of the promo cards are out ...
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In Arkham Horror, can you pay sanity costs to go insane on purpose?

In Arkham Horror, an investigator must pay the sanity cost of a spell before making a spell check to see whether it would succeed. If the spell's sanity cost is X, and the investigator has only X ...
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Where can I find a copy of Betrayal at House on the Hill

Every board game store I've gone to has been sold out since last year and they don't know when they'll have it in stock again. Online, I can't find any copies for under $150 (and I'm not ready to ...
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Mythos Card Resolution During Setup

When setting up for Arkham, you are instructed to draw a Mythos card in order to place the first gate and monster(s). Is it correct to resolve any headline that causes additional monsters to spawn? ...
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Pandemic's difficulty seems to rest on the placement of the first epidemic card in the deck

It's impossible to get an outbreak until the first epidemic has occurred. As such the placement of the first epidemic in the player deck has a large effect on the game. If near the bottom, it allows ...
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Are Summoned Monsters shuffled with other monsters when “returned to the box”?

My friend just got his Pathfinder Adventure Card Game set and I watched him go through a solo game. One point that came up quite a few times was Summoned Monsters. When returning them to the box, my ...
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Scrabble variation: use double and triple word scores (but not double/triple letter scores) twice?

Is there a popular Scrabble variation that: lets you play double/triple word scores twice, once vertically and once horizontally? does NOT let you play double/triple letter scores twice? This ...
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If you block an attack, can the blocker be killed with an instant before you can sacrifice it?

Let's say I control a Brindle Boar. If I block an attacking Nessian Courser with it and then activate the ability of Brindle Boar, can my opponent interrupt it with say, a Shock to kill it before I ...
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Race for the Galaxy vs. San Juan and Puerto Rico

I've seen these games compared very often, with steadfast advocates on each side (that thread has a lot of interesting stuff as well). I'm mainly concerned with: depth of strategy suitability for ...
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Interaction in Race For The Galaxy

In Race For The Galaxy, I'm usually focused on my own cards, and only find out who wins during the scoring at the end of the game. Is this a feature of the game — that is, is it low on interaction? ...
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Do you get change from cards in Ascension?

Say I have three cards in my hand Ascension, each worth two points. Am I allowed to buy two cards worth three points each (As I had six total), or can I only buy a three point and a two point card as ...
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Cities and Knights: Played to virtual deadlock

Recently I have been playing cities and knights with fish and harbor master. Victory points needed to win is 15. The last two times we have played we have basically played to a deadlock. No one ...
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What are the primary enhancements Cities and Knights and Seafarer's add on to the original Settler's of Catan?

What unique features do Cities and Knights and Seafarer's expansions add to the original game? How do they make the game more playable/interesting?
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Do you replace tokens moved to the Trade Route mat?

With Trade Route in play, do you replace the coins on the victory cards after the first card is purchased? Example: I buy a Duchy and move the coin to the Trade Route mat. Do I put another coin ...
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Square cards larger than 70mm (2¾″)

Many board games use square cards that are 70mm × 70mm, about 2¾″. Are there any that use larger square cards? If so, what's the largest square card that is in use? I'm mainly interested if there ...
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What's actually good against Jund?

"Jund" is the red-black-green shard from Shards of Alara. More importantly, however, it's a term for a midrange archetype in those colors, using a mixture of quick disruption, multi-faceted ...
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Dominion remodel card -can I trash a card already played?

Can you trash a card that you have already played, when remodelling? E.g. I play a village, then a Worksop, then Remodel - trashing the Workshop I just played? It says from your hand, but am unclear ...
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When playing Remodel in Dominion, must you gain a new card?

In Dominion, do the rules permit you to use the Remodel card to trash a card without gaining a new one? For instance, could I just Remodel a Curse without taking an Estate (or other card costing up ...
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What color are Nissa, Worldwaker's lands?

Nissa, Worldwaker turns lands into 4/4 Elemental creatures. My question is... what color are these tokens? Are they green, the color that the land in question produces, or are they colorless since ...

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