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Uno Spin; going out using a Spin card

According to the Spin Uno instructions, if the last card played is a Spin card, the next player must spin the wheel and that action must be resolved so that any cards drawn or discarded also affect ...
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Are the reckoning effect Lore checks on Glamour cards considered spell effects?

The Unique Asset "Sealing the Old Ones" allows one to discard spells when a Lore check is passed as a Spell Effect. Glamour Spells from the Strange Remnants expansion don't have a Lore check in the ...
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What do I need to replace Cranium: Turbo Edition's electronic timer?

I picked up Cranium: Turbo Edition at a yard sale for a couple dollars, and everything is in great condition except that the electronic timer centerpiece is missing. I figured I could replace the ...
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Clarification on the rules of Top Trumps when two or more cards win

The rules state: If two or more cards share the top value or data is not available for that particular subject then all the cards are placed in the middle and the same player chooses again from ...
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Is there a (tournament) standard for character picks?

The Dark City expansion increases replay value for casual play by adding extra character roles. But what about tournament play? Is there a combination of characters that is commonly used in a ...
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How to calculate the probability to get all cards of Exodia, the Forbidden One by drawing them from my Deck during the Draw phase?

In Yu-Gi-Oh!, there are some cards that allow to the duelist to win a duel automatically. In this case, I'm focusing my question on Exodia, The Forbidden One. To win a duel using Exodia, you must ...
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Phase 10 Go Out Rule

The Go Out rule says if you discard your last card that can't be played ends the round. You can't discard to end the round if the card is playable and become a "floater" or in "limbo" till you're able ...
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Can you link up twice in one turn in Age of Steam?

During the Move Goods phase you have the option to either: Move a good Increase your Engine Links Then each other player goes and you then get a second chance to move a good. Can you choose the ...
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What are some alternatives to using dice in Settlers of Catan?

In Settlers of Catan, there's a variant where instead of rolling the dice, you use a stack of 36 cards with each combination. This reduces the luck component, but has as disadvantage that you can ...
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How do different sizes of Hnefatafl play?

There are some variants of Tafl games that involve differently sized boards. Obviously there is more to a game than its size, but how do the different variations of the board size affect play?
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Axis and allies 1940 2nd Edition

If I move my fighters into combat and they can't make it back to sea can I use my non-combat move phase to move my carriers to make it possible for them to land.
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Why are Elo ratings for go higher than for chess?

If we compare Elo(-like) ratings in chess and in go, we see that the highest ratings published for go (3621 for Ke Jie as of 2016-03-13 at goratings.org) are higher than those in chess (2851 for ...
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Can black win in this Go situation?

Can black win here with or without this move? Or is in every way dead?
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End game deciding on dead stones

In a game of Go, we were in a strange position. If my opponent moved at one point to put my pieces in atari, his pieces would get taken. If I moved at that same point my pieces would’ve been taken. ...
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Why isn't MU shown on Runner identities?

The fact that Runners have a default 4 memory units is absent from all printed data, and I'm curious if there's a specific design reason why. I can see how, thematically, the MU is not really a Runner ...
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How long should a draft round last by official rules?

I'm making an app for assist player during Magic gameplay, and I'd like to add a section for drafting. But I can't find anything official, the only official source about it, is inside the ...
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Can Astral Slide plus Viridian Shamen kill Glimmervoid living off of Blinkmoth Nexus?

I'm slightly uncertain about the finer points of the rules and how they might play out in a match-up between the 2004 world championship decks of Julien Nuijten (slide) and Aeo Paquette (affinity). ...
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Yellow cards that change the trading rules: how many coins should I pay?

If you have a yellow card that gives you the right to buy something for one coin, do the opponent's resources still take effect? For example if my opponent has two stone and I have the card that ...
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Response to “convenient” minor bid

My partner opened 1 Club. I held: S: J732 H: - D: Axxxx C: QJxx She was upset that I bid two clubs rather than 1 Spade. I did not think the Spade suit was good enough to bid. What do you ...
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Are the yellow roof buildings inns?

In the new 2015 edition of Carcassonne Inns and Cathedrals, there are yellow roof buildings on some of the road pieces. Are these inns?
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Is there a set of better rules for Monopoly? [closed]

Monopoly is pretty infamous for sucking. Has anyone ever reconstructed the rules from the ground up to make it a better game? If it were a video game I'd ask for a total conversion mod or something ...
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Mahjong - declaring another player dead

I played the other day with a very experienced player who held the 2(same) of the 1 tile that I needed to go win - she stated based upon where she knew I was playing, she was declaring my hand dead ...
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Do you get an extra turn at the end of the age?

If you build a wonder that gives you another turn as the last turn in an age, and there are no cards left, do you forfeit the extra turn?
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Can I use old sets of magic cards in an EDH deck

I have all sorts of old magic cards, for example m12, X ,vintage, m13, I'm just curious if I can add any of these cards to my Commander deck that I have now ,or would it be illegal??
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Who won this game of Settlers of Catan?

If player A reaches 10 victory points on his turn but forgets to count, and immediately after his turn, the following player, player B, also reaches 10 victory points and claims victory, does player A ...
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What is Doppelganger's attack when in the HQ?

While playing the scheme Invade the Daily Bugle News HQ, I ended up having a single villain in the city: Doppelganger from Maximum Carnage. I drew a Scheme Twist card, which triggers the following ...
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How do I chose invasion or reduction points?

I have the following board: $$cm1 $$ +---------------------------------------+ $$ | . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . | $$ | . . . . . . . . O . . . . . . . . . . | $$ | . . . . . . . O O . X . . ...
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In what order do creatures return from the graveyard with “March from the Tomb”? [duplicate]

In which order are cards returned from the graveyard with March from the Tomb: Return any number of target Ally creature cards with total converted mana cost 8 or less from your graveyard to the ...
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What happens if I pocket both players' last C/m and the Striker in one shot?

Suppose I pot the last red C/m, the last white C/m and the Striker together. The Queen isn't on the board. Is that a win for me or do I return the C/m with a penalty?
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Pocketing the last coin and the striker at the same time

Only one black (mine) and one white (opponent's) coin are on the board. (All the other coins and the queen have been pocketed) I pocket my black coin, but accidentally also pocket the striker. Who ...
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While covering the Queen, if a player pockets the last C/m of his own together with the striker

While covering the Queen, if a player pockets the last C/m of his own together with the striker then will game continues with placing a penalty or it will be a win?
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How do zombies win in Last Night on Earth: Timber Peak?

My friends and I played Last Night on Earth extensively. Games were always very close, and tough for both sides. We liked it so much we got the Timber peak sequel/expansion. However, we find now that ...
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Does Brain in a Jar let you cast a Sorcery at Instant speed?

This question is about the wording on a new card Brain in a Jar: {1}, {T}: Put a charge counter on Brain in a Jar, then you may cast an instant or sorcery card with converted mana cost equal to ...
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Can I strike backward directly?

I am an amateur player of carrom and I have seen in tournaments players striking backward their striker to pocket the coins behind the hand. Is this allowed?
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If Thanos has an attack of 0, do I still need a hero with the attack symbol to fight him?

This seems unusual, but I encountered this last night. I was playing solo with Thanos as the mastermind and Steal the Weaponized Plutonium as the scheme. This scheme adds a villain group to the ...
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How do undying triggers resolve against exile and other players reanimating my graveyard?

So I play casually with a sacrifice and undying combo, which plays around with instant speed self sacrificing to avoid pesky control tactics. I'm wondering if it actually works how I think it does. ...
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Is putting a draw four card on top of a draw two card in Uno legal?

Is it within the rules to put a wild draw four card on top of a draw two card, as it is a 'higher' card? We've ALWAYS played that you can, but my new friend is adamant you can't.
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How to deal with Enchantments outside of G/W?

I have done gatherer searches for "destroy" and "exile" target enchantment with White and Green excluded. Are there any options, save counterspells, for dealing with them?
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What happens to Auras and/or Counters on a creature that is targeted by a Cloudshift?

If I cast Cloudshift on a creature with counters, does it retain its counters or does it loose its counters? What about Auras? Would a creature that was Cloudshifted keep its auras?
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How would some of the top deck archetypes handle discard decks? [duplicate]

In the past, I asked how to fight a discard deck, one that's designed to just empty your hand as fast as possible with cards like Hymn to Tourach and many others. I have also read this question on ...
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Would a Cloudshift targeting Zada, Hedron Grinder also target tokens?

Zada, Hedron Grinder copies instants and sorceries that target him only for all the rest of my creature that the intant or sorcery could target. If I cast Cloudshift, targeting Zada, would it create ...
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What do you do when you get stuck in an Eastern Crows loop?

What do you do when you get caught in an Eastern Crows loop? There are three Eastern Crows cards that get shuffled back into the encounter deck every time they're defeated (supposing none are drawn as ...
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Can a toilet be covered if the votes are tied in Drunter und Drüber?

In the game Drunter und Drüber a tile that covers a toilet must be voted on by all players. The rules say that the tile is placed if the yes votes exceed the no votes, and the tile is not places if ...
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1answer
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Brain transference in Star Fluxx

The card Brain Transference reads: You and a player of your choice switch seats at the table (leaving your hands). You each take over the other player's entire position in the game, as if you were ...
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1answer
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Does the effect “Reduce all HP recovery by 2” affect Setback's cards?

In the Time Cataclysm environment, there is a card called Oppressive Smog that has the following text: Oppressive Smog Anomaly Reduce all HP recovery by 2. At the start of the ...
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Clarification of creature's subtype for card effects

The wife and I are new players to this particular card game, though not card games in general. We have only dueled twice with MtG so far. We had something come up we were curious about. She used the ...
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2answers
453 views

Recording Go games and importing into software

In chess, algebraic notation is the standard for recording games and Portable Game Notation (PGN) is a format for importing games (notation plus metadata) into chess software or even forums. The Go ...
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When is there no going back on a trade?

In Settlers of Catan, what are the precise rules for when a trade is completed and there is no going back? For example, if player 1 asks if anyone is looking to trade a resource for another resource ...
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1answer
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How can a casino offer 99%+ RTP plus 1% cash back?

So I am checking out a legal, regulated casino and they have video poker with over 99% RTP (return to player) games. And then I also noticed they have a deal where by loading funds using a credit card ...
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1answer
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Is Athelas guarded by Forest Grove

A Journey to Rhosgobel actually has an interesting scenario where you can add Athelas to the staging area. Is it guarded when added by Forest Grove?

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