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Ambassador Counteraction in Coup

In the card game Coup, assume that player 1 states they are the Captain and takes 2 coins from player 2. Then if player 2 challenges player 1 they risk losing 1 card. But if instead they block player ...
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Does Double Strike mean you count as Attacking twice?

Does Narset, Enlightened Master's ability trigger twice if she has double strike, since she has an ability that says "When (she) attacks"?
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Will infinite loops still force a draw if I have a way to end them?

The comprehensive rules of MTG state: 104.4b If a game that’s not using the limited range of influence option (including a two-player game) somehow enters a “loop” of mandatory actions, repeating ...
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Do you always need to keep track of what cards have been drawn in a turn?

Do you always need to keep track of what cards have been drawn in a turn? The reason I ask is because of Sylvan Library. While it's on the battlefield it's pretty obvious that you have to do it ...
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Can allies interact with mission tokens?

I'm playing a mission with Luke Skywalker as an ally and the mission requires that I pick up 'X' mission tokens and carry them to a location on the map. According to the rules: Rebel allies are ...
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Can Bazooka Joe use Black Ops when attached to a unit?

Bazooka Joe has the Black Ops special rule that allows him to be given a free order during the command phase. The Black Ops rule is not listed as a "Shared" rule, so it is not normally given to any ...
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Which is resolved first, new obstacles or new crossfire level in Shadowrun Crossfire?

In Shadowrun: Crossfire, you draw a new Crossfire card after each round. On it are events, which have to be resolved. If you play the Extraction mission, each round new obstacles are revealed, which ...
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What board game does this die belong to?

I found a red and black die in my pocket. The sides are a T, a Roman column, two people, a clock with x2, one person, and another T; each image is bordered by a circle. I have no idea what it's from; ...
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Are there restrictions on pawn promotion if two pawns are on the same column?

I was playing white and I had one pawn at a7 and the other at a6. My opponent didn't let me promote the pawn to a Queen stating that when two pawns are in the same column then the pawn doesn't get ...
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Does a permanent that was a creature until end of turn remain tapped after it stops being one?

If a non-creature permanent turns into a creature until end of turn and attacks, does it remain tapped after it stops being one? For example, if I activate Sarkhan, the Dragonspeaker's first ability, ...
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Order of triggered abilties

I control an Illusory Gains. My opponent casts Torch Slinger. Does my opponent get to do his kicker and damage my creature, or do I gain control of the card prior to the kicker ability and I do the ...
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Play all but one rule is into play. What if play one extra card rule is also in play?

In our last game, the "play all but one" rule was into play . But also a rule (dutch fluxx) that said the one with the most keepers can play one more card. Does this mean he can play all his cards, ...
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Can a player join after the preflop?

Can a player join an active game after the pre-flop? if so what would be the conditions? (for example if he sits between the smallBlind and the bigBlind Thanks!
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How do you play the Master Spy in Guillotine?

Guillotine is a fun, quick, bloodthirsty little card game that would grace any group's collection. It is very simple, which is just as well, as the rulebook errs on the side of vagueness. There is ...
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What are some fun setups for Dominion for two players?

At present I only own the Dominion Base set and my girlfriend and I have only played the game a few times. I figure we'll stick to the starter layout for a few more games but after that I'm curious ...
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Are there a limited number of counters that can be used?

Poison Spit adds poison counters to other players. If I run out of poison counters, can I keep giving them, ie use other tokens to represent them?
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In Arkham Horror, if I lose a turn and then am drawn into a gate, am I then only delayed?

I am not sure what 'losing a turn' is. Is it identical to being lost in space and time in that nothing, even monsters, affects you or fights you? Does being sucked into a gate that appears then ...
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When does the dragon deck shuffle?

I have the Revised Edition of Dungeon Quest. I remember playing the original edition, and the dragon deck automatically shuffles if there are no heroes inside the treasure chamber. But I can't ...
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Completing the third mystery during the same round as Doom track reaches 0

If I finish my third mystery during an encounter phase, but then Doom track reaches 0 during the related mythos phase, do I win the game? Or does the Ancient One awaken and I need to solve the final ...
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What to do with “Antarctic Guide” and “Dog Sled” while playing against an Ancient One from the base game?

The unique asset deck in Mountains of Madness expansion features two cards which only have an effect if you are on the Antarctica Side Board. What if I am playing against an Ancient One from the base ...
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Does preventing damage also prevent poison?

These two cards were played against my poison deck. His reckoning is that I cannot put -1/-1 counters on the creature as it prevents all combat damage and infect uses damage. He also says that ...
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Agricola: Fireplaces and Cooking Hearths

Last night I played my first game of Agricola and I was amazed how great game it was. But one thing is not clear to me, when owing Fireplace / Cooking Hearth, can I trade for example 2 x vegetable ...
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If I drive through a pit, do I die?

In Robo Rally, if I don't end in but rather drive through a pit, do I die? Instructions seem to literally say if they move into, but I'm not clear if it's strictly if they end there.
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In Robo Rally, do robots that get pushed onto a conveyor by a pusher also move via conveyor?

If a pusher pushes me onto a conveyor belt, do I then apply the movement of the belt on my robot as well?
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Changing control of an attacking or blocking creature mid-combat

I've happened upon a new scenario I didn't realise was possible: I attack or block with Jackal Pup, and after blockers are declared, I use Zedruu the Greatheated or Bazaar Trader to give the Jackal ...
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Does removing an anomaly that reduces an action point give back the lost point for that turn?

An anomaly yellow alert card reduced the players' available action points by 1. Once someone removes the anomaly, do they automatically get another action point, i.e. the formerly reduced point, to ...
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How can I make a Crisis game go faster?

I've played a couple games of Crisis Mode from the Crisis Expansion (Pack 1) of the DC Comics Deck-Building Game with one, two, and three players. While we like the cooperative mode of it (it always ...
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What happens to an unattached Aura?

I haven't played magic in forever and I need some clarification on a rule. Let's say I cast Arrest on a creature my opponent controls. Then on his turn he returns the creature to his hand. Now I'm ...
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How do Mana Flare and Mana Reflection interact?

I've been thinking about integrating Mana Flare and Mana Reflection into a deck. As far as I can tell, by reading the Layer's rules (rule 613). They resolve in timestamp order. That is, if Mana ...
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How does losing a turn work in Arkham Horror?

Lost in time and space says I lose my turn but then also says I am delayed and stand up during the movement phase. Does this mean I stay out of an entire turn of the game ignoring upkeep, movement, ...
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What spaces are considered not 'in Arkham'

For the action "All Cthonians and Dholes in Arkham are returned to the cup," does this include the outskirts and sky spaces?
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In Arkham Horror, can “Any Phase” actions be performed multiple times immediately?

The item in mind is the Enchanted Jewelry which can prevent one stamina damage any phase (and gets discarded once 3 stamina tokens have piled up on the card). Does this mean it can only be used to ...
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In Eldritch Horror, do epic monsters have to be encountered before non epic monsters?

The guide by The Esoteric Order of Gamers says If you are on a space with 1 or more monsters, you must resolve a single combat encounter against each monster there, one at a time, in the order of ...
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In Arkham Horror, what are the two symbols at the bottom of location spaces?

The location spaces have two icons, on the lower left and right. What do they stand for, what items you tend to earn in location encounters? And why are some inverted in color (white and black versus ...
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Acing a copy of a unique card that you have in play

Say that you have a character or deed in play that does not have the non-unique keyword (which are most dudes and deeds), and another card of the same name in your hand. You would not be able to play ...
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When the ancient one awakens, do we pass the first player token?

Since the token passes at the end of the turn, and the awakening goes immediately to the awakening, do we skip passing the first player token for the first attack?
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What elements of Arkham Horror balance the difficulty across the number of players?

I know the number of open gates that triggers the awakening of the Ancient One reduces as the number of players increase, and the number of roaming monsters in Arkham increases as well, so there is ...
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MTG Sliver Commander: Can I declare Brood Slivers tokens as attackers?

So in my sliver deck I am running Brood Sliver and Heart Sliver. Let's say their both on the field and a sliver deals damage to a player, could I declare the tokens made as attackers or is it too ...
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“Stay Away” how to handle case with 4 Infected cards

Last night I had a game where I was infected by The Thing and drew a Panic! card (Forgetful) which states that I should discard 3 cards and draw 3 more. What happened was that after that Panic! card I ...
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Has Hive already been completely 'solved' for AI?

According to some calculations, Hive has not too many positions to check them all out through programming, and basically make the best possible AI for it. Has it been done yet?
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Looking for a simple yet deep card / board game featuring superheroes to use as an introduction to games [closed]

I am looking to introduce a new player to the world of card and board games. This person shows an interest in getting into the hobby and after a conversation I was able to ascertain that she is a fan ...
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In Arkham Horror, does a third separate instruction after a pair of pass/fail clauses imply that it occurs in both cases?

Here is the text in question from the Celeano world: On a failure, a monster appears from the book. On a success, you are drawn into the book for a time. Stay here next turn. I know the last ...
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Toughness and the Stack

If a creature's toughness were to reach 0 before the stack is finished resolving, does it die, or does the stack finish. For example, if a Llanowar Elf had Gigantic growth cast on it and the growth ...
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In Arkham Horror, can Shrivelling be used to compound bonuses?

Probably the generic question is whether combat bonuses can be compounded at all or if it works like Eldritch Horror where '+' bonuses are only ever used for one item while re-rolls can be compounded. ...
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In Arkham Horror, can my investigator only use Dragon's Eye on the drawn gate if she is the 'first player'?

Dragon's Eye says Any Phase: Exhaust and lose 1 Sanity after drawing a gate or location card to draw a new card in its place Does this mean the investigator owning it must be the 'first player' ...
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In Arkham Horror, do 'leftover' successes after triggering a doom token removal still count? [duplicate]

In a 2-investigator game, if he rolls 3 successes, does the remaining success get accumulated toward the next doom token removal? Along the same vein, if he rolls 4 successes, does he remove 2 tokens? ...
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In Arkham Horror, where do flying monsters in location areas go when no investigator is near?

The rulebook says If the flying monster is in a street area with no investigators and there are no investigators in a connected street area, it moves to the Sky. Does this imply if it is in a ...
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Sources for scenarios for Arkham Horror

We've been enjoying playing Arkham Horror a lot but it seems to be lacking in narrative. I've read that there are scenarios that add a story element to the game Is there a good resource for these?
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What state and trigger events apply when you “put creatures onto the battlefield?”

For instance, the -8 ability for Liliana Vess says, Put all creature cards from all graveyards onto the battlefield under your control. This sounds distinct from casting/summoning, and there's ...
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Do characters perform Upkeep actions, such as rolls for Blessed/Cursed, during a final battle?

During an Ancient One final battle, do investigators roll for Blessed/Cursed and any other Upkeep rolls? (Not sure if there are any others that matter, since Retainer is useless then). I find that the ...

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