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Looking for uber-accessible game formats for Android: Netrunner

I've got about 8 friends with varying levels of interest in picking up Netrunner. At least 3 folks have spent a lot of money on cards and play in local tournaments. On the other end of the spectrum ...
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How to play multiplayer Ticket to Ride (iOS/ipad) with friends over the internet?

I am trying to play Ticket to Ride for the iOS on the iPad (regular full version, not pocket) with friends over the internet (not local wifi). I tried using Game Center to issue a 'challenge', but it ...
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Can you stop casting a spell?

Ok, I was playing an EDH game with my friend and I had 8 mana available to me. In order for me to win the game, I had to destroy one of his permanents with a Spine of Ish Sah (7 mana). Now I planned ...
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Can I use Lucky Cigarette Case on another player

My question is rather simple, but we can't quite put a finger on the correct answer. Items such as the Lucky Cigarette Case ... can we use them on other player rolls or just our own? The text says to ...
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Looking for a horror boardgame used to play as kid

This "horror" game took place in an hounted mansion or castle divided in four big rooms and multiple floors. Players can choose from different characters (and if I remember correctly, one of them was ...
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2answers
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Was I unlucky or outplayed in Afrika Korps?

This is a reference to an Avalon Hill game I played decades ago as "Rommel." My opponent, "Chuck" was one of the best players in our group, I was considered above average, but an underdog compared to ...
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What is the reasoning behind some of the allies, in 6th edition Warhammer?

I find some of the alliances in the new edition of Warhammer confusing. Looking at Tau, for instance, they are Battle Brothers with Eldar and Spacemarines, although neither of these are, to my ...
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Does an Archetype affect summoning cost effects?

If I have say an Archetype of Imagination: Creatures you control have flying. Creatures your opponents control lose flying and can't have or gain flying. and a Warden of Evos Isle: ...
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2 Player Draft Ideas [duplicate]

A friend and I are splitting a RTR Booster box, mostly with hope for some chase rares, but we also wanted to have some fun while opening. What are some Draft modes that only require two people?
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Two Player Draft Formats

My friend and I are buying an RTR booster box mainly in hopes of getting some chase rares, but also for some fun. What are some Draft Variants for only 2 players?
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What are some good tactics for the early game in Risk?

In general what do you recommend at the beginning of the game?
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3answers
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What can be played during an opponents turn?

What types of cards can you play on another players turn / i.e. sorcery or enchantments? Or can only instants/flash be played? It seems foolish to us as new players that every card other then land ...
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Ensnaring Bridge and Cranial Plating

Let's say that I have an Ensnaring Bridge in play, and no cards in my hand. My opponent has a 0/2 Ornithopter in play, and also a Cranial Plating (and some other artifacts to pump it up). Can he ...
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Is there a limit to a player's hand size in Summoner Wars?

May a player have more than 5 cards in his hand at any time? This may happen when a card allows you to draw cards instead of attacking.
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Does Legacy's Super-human Durability and Fortitude interact?

Superhuman Durability reads: Whenever Legacy would be dealt 5 or more damage from a single source, reduce that damage by 3. Fortitude reads : Reduce damage dealt to Legacy by 1. The ...
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In MTG, what happens when a player loses in multiplayer?

In Magic: The Gathering, the rules for a player losing in a multiplayer game are quite complex, so I'd like to try to understand them by example. I would be happy to ask each of these situations as a ...
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What happens when an Annihilating Fire meets an indestructible card?

Annihilating Fire says: Annihilating Fire deals 3 damage to target creature or player. If a creature dealt damage this way would die this turn, exile it instead. If I deal lethal damage to an ...
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How compatible are the two versions of Netrunner?

I have a stash of the original Netrunner game. If I were to play a game against someone with the Android:Netrunner game, what changes/adjustments would we need to make?
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Where can I find a list of all the cards in Elder Sign?

I'm looking for a breakdown of the common item, unique item and spell cards so I know what my chances are when buying certain cards. I've done a bit of googling and have not come up with anything.
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7answers
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What are some good games or techniques for helping kids learn to “lose gracefully”?

This is a good question asked as example on Area51. I remember when I was a kid I hated to lose, and worse; I would try to cheat to win. I don't remember when or how this attitude changed but I ...
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Is a card that was played and immediately trashed “in play”?

For the purposes of Walled Village, is a card that was played and immediately trashed considered "in play"? For example, if I play Mining Village, trashing it for the +2 coin, then play Walled ...
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MTG Multiplayer—Card Control and Losing the Game [duplicate]

I just need a bit of rules clarification that I'm confused about. If I Donate an enchantment to an opponent in a multiplayer game, and then lose the game myself, does the enchantment leave play with ...
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1answer
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Can an optimal strategy for Roll Through the Ages be created for two player games on modern hardware?

Yahtzee has been weakly solved* for single player, and uses about the same dice on average. The game is probably only slightly more complex than Yahtzee. Can an optimal strategy for Roll Through the ...
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Small World: Why does it use 3-point coins? [closed]

What is the point of using 3-point coins in a base-ten coin game? There are 5s and 10s, and you can almost never exchange the two for any multiples of 3.
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Legend of Drizzt “Cavern Tile” triangle color

In the D&D Adventure game, The Legend of Drizzt, the cavern tiles have small triangles on them used to tell the players which edge of the tile will face the exploring hero. These triangles are ...
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Taking hit from Plague Zombie

The Plague Zombie card says: If undefeated, banish the Plague Zombie, and each character at this location must succeed at a Constitution or Fortitude 6 check or be dealt 1d4 Acid damage. This means: ...
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Where can I find wooden pieces (or alternates) for Diplomacy?

I'd like to play Diplomacy, and have the old Avalon Hill version of the game which, unfortunately, comes with plastic pieces (stars and anchors). It also lacks indicators of who controls which supply ...
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1answer
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Exceeding the monster limit due to an encounter

In the "The King in Yellow" expansion, there is an encounter card for the library that results in all monsters of a certain type, including those in the outskirts, relocating to the investigators ...
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1answer
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Church Warden vs Reed Hut in Round 14

I'm playing an online game of Agricola right now and we've just reached Round 14. I have a 3-room Wooden Hut with 4 Family Members in it, and a Reed Hut containing my fifth token. I have also played ...
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1answer
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Space combat game with standard deck of cards

About a year ago I was clicking around on the net and I found someone's personal blog with a description of an invented card game. It was played with a normal deck of cards. Face cards were ships, ...
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If I target my own Rancor with a Terastodon will the effect still take place and give me a 3/3 elephant token?

If I target my own Rancor with a Terastodon will the effect still take place and give me a 3/3 elephant token? I ask this question because there is a ruling on Terastodon that says: If a targeted ...
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1answer
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How do multiple copies of Merrow Commerce interact?

If I have more than one copy of Merrow Commerce in play, they both trigger during my end step. Can I take actions after the first one resolves, but before the second one does? I'm thinking of ...
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Can you cast an instant damage spell between first strike and normal damage?

We had a situation occur in a game where my opponent had a creature with first strike, and I had one that didn't. They attacked and I blocked, first strike creature did it's damage which didn't kill ...
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Does Doubling Season affect planeswalkers?

According to 306.5b, A planeswalker is treated as if its text box included, "This permanent enters the battlefield with a number of loyalty counters on it equal to its printed loyalty number." ...
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2answers
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Are hosted power counters and advancement tokens the same thing?

For example: VIKTOR 2.0: Hosted Power Counter: Do 1 brain damage Aggressive Secretary: trash 1 program for each advancement token Can I advance a card that makes use of Hosted Power ...
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What techniques do high level SET players use when looking at a layout of cards?

I've played SET a few times now and have noticed some general strategies arise. At the beginning, I try to take in the distribution of the 4 characteristics so I can figure out if I should be looking ...
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7answers
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Settlers of Catan play takes hours

I was under the impression that the play time in Settlers of Catan was more modest than say, Risk. However it seems almost as long. This is often due to a lot of trading and talk which drags on for a ...
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1answer
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If more than one user is on a twist phase do they each draw their own phase?

In Phase 10 Twist there are only 10 twist phases. If everybody drew their own twist phase then we'd run out really quickly. So, if more than one person is on a twist phase at a time, do they all ...
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1answer
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Additional questions for Cranium?

My group of friends really enjoys playing Cranium, but we played it so often that we all more or less memorized the questions and have plans for all the activities. Is there more content available ...
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If two people wanted to play Call of Cthulhu: The Card Game, would each have to buy the cards?

Would there be enough cards for two players to build adequate decks with only one copy of the base set and/or the Asylum Packs, or would each player have to have their own? Thanks!
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1answer
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Clarification of the Veto Card in El Grande

In El Grande, it is possible to collect a Veto card, which can be used to prevent a player from performing the action of the card they choose. It can be used to veto one card in the current round or ...
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Does a winning strategy exist for Don't Break the Ice?

Don't Break the Ice is a children's game, where players take turns using mallets to knock pieces of ice away from the playing field. The playfield is composed of a (6 x 6) grid of single square ...
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2answers
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What are the rules of the game Senet?

I tried searching the game, but all I got were complicated instructions. So in basic rules, how do you play it and what do the different symbols mean?
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1answer
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Does the Favor of the Pope begin in play in Condottiere?

In Condottiere, does the Favor of the Pope (white token) begin in play or does it not come into play until the first Bishop card is played?
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1answer
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How can I become a better Connect Four player?

I am good player at Connect Four and I want to become better. One suggestion I found is: The ideal position is to have two potential connect-fours that need a final checker on two spaces that are ...
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1answer
432 views

How does the RATUKI card work?

A relative has given us a Hasbro card game called Ratuki - the rules for which can be found here. I just can't decide how the RATUKI cards are meant to work though. In normal play, a stack must be ...
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2answers
554 views

Can't understand the end of Game of Life

Game of Life I can't really understand the ending of this game. How do I become Bankrupt or become a Millionaire? Also, should I buy stock and insurance? Tragedies happens very infrequently and ...
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4answers
111 views

Effective way of shuffling small form cards

My shuffling skills leave a lot to be desired, in particular when it comes to small form cards, such as those found in Arkham Horror and number of other Fantasy flight games. What are some effective ...
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1answer
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Does Into the Wilds stack?

The enchantment Into the Wilds allows a player to look at the top card of their library and play it if it's a land. If I have 4 Into the Wilds in play, can I look at the top card four times, and, in ...
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1answer
271 views

Can I cast Enchant Creature cards on Enchantment Creatures (Bestow) that are on another creature?

Say I have a Nessian Courser which is enchanted by a Nylea's Emmissary. I want to cast an Enchantment - Aura on the Nylea's Emissary, for example: Ordeal of Thassa. Perhaps for some reason, I ...

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