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What do minor improvements and occupations add?

This question isn't about the mechanics or rules of the game, but what dynamics it adds. After playing several games of the the family friendly version of the Agricola, I played a game of the full ...
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Munchkin Booty Ships are 'items', but are Ship Enhancers permanently bound to the ship?

According to the rule book: Ships are Items, and follow normal Item rules. There are also a few Items that specifically enhance Ships. A Ship with an Enhancer has the Enhancer’s gold value added to ...
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Which country spends most for board & card games?

I've just wondered which country spends most money on board / card games? Are there any statistics available?
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How to add red fives to a riichi set?

when using the rule for adding the three red fives in riichi mahjong, does one add the fives to the set, or do they replace fives already in the set with the red fives?
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Foil rares in booster boxes?

Is it guaranteed that there is a foil rare in every booster box? I've recently finished opening a box and there was no foil rare and many duplicates. I already searched the web to see if it is ...
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Can you play fuel cards without moving

Is it possible to play a fuel card without moving? Fuel card: "WASTE PILE: Play this card when moving a survivor you control..." Rule book: "Play a card: as many times as he likes during his turn, a ...
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Who is in charge of knowing abilities of blockers and attackers?

I was in a situation where I lost due to a combo where a creature that deals combat damage mills me due to an enchantment attached to it. I lost the game due to not knowing that ability was on the ...
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Under what circumstances is a declare allowed to “pause” upon seeing the dummy?

My understanding is that this is allowed when a declarer has "technical" problems. So in a sense, the question is about what constitutes a legitimate technical problem. If the declarer wins the first ...
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Assault carrier benefits?

What are the benefits of having docked ships on the assault carrier? Why would I want them docked? Why not just deploy them at the start of the game? Basically, what benefit or advantage does 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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Does the extra effect in Scavenging lead to 2 discards?

The Scavenging Crossfire card says At the start of each turn, the current runner randomly discards 1 card. Then for each of their roles, that runner can return a card from their discard to ...
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Does Largest Target affect only whoever uniquely has the most HP?

The Largest Target Crossfire card says At the start of each turn, if any runner has more HP than the others, that runner takes 1 damage. Does this mean that each turn if there is a single ...
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What is the winning position in Monopoly Empire?

In Monopoly Empire what is the official winning position for a player? The rules seem ambiguous by stating that the winner is the first person to build the tower to the top, but that raises two ...
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In Catan Cities & Knights, can you use a Knight action before you roll the dice?

In base Catan, the rules allow you to play a Knight card before you roll the dice. Obviously, there are no Development Cards in Cities and Knights, and instead there are physical knight tokens. The ...
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Icons meaning in Awesome Kingdom: The Tower of Hateskull

All the cards in in Awesome Kingdom feature a color-coded gem on the top. Some of them have icons in the gem but I couldn't find their meaning in the rulebook or any card mentioning them... I'm ...
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Do dead monsters really have to leave the game?

The one part of King of Tokyo I don't like is when players have to leave the game because their monster dies. Are there any variants/house rules that keeps players in the game?
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Can I run two different dual lands that produce the same colors of mana? [duplicate]

I have Thornwood Falls and Simic Guildgate. Am I allowed to run four of each of these cards in one deck? I cannot find a ruling on this, maybe my google-fu is a bit off though...
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Android netrunner data and destiny deck lists

As the data and destiny expansion did not come with any deck lists I was wondering if anyone had tips for how to construct decks for these new runners Apex, Adam and Sunny Lebeau
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Tzolk'in wealth card meaning

What does this wealth card mean? My guess is: I get 10 corn, one less worker and... Maybe get 1 less corn per turn... The rules book doesn't say anything about it. ...
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What counts as a counter?

Does Chief of the Edge's ability count as a +1/+0 counter? I want want to use it for other cards such as Ainok Bond-Kin's ability ("each creature you control with a +1/+1 counter gets first strike"). ...
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Do spells that change power/toughness of all creatures until end of turn affect creatures played afterwards? [duplicate]

If I play Overrun or Infest, THEN play a creature after the prior spell resolves, is that creature affected? I assume so, but is this ever not true?
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Is there a bid that is “forcing to four?”

The question arises from this example hand:. The whole hand is included for reference, although you get to see only your own cards when you bid. You are North with (s) AK4 (h) Q98 (d)976 (c) AT86. ...
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Do you score points for placing tracks in TTR: Pennsylvania?

Do you score points for the tracks you place as you do in all other variants of the TTR game? The rules aren't explicit and there is no scoring guide..
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Are there any rules in Star Realms for when you have no deck?

I play the Star Realms app (against a not-super-intelligent computer) periodically. Today, I found an interesting situation. The AI has only Machine Base in play and I am forcing him to discard ~5 ...
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Do train stations cause an opponent's route to count towards longest route?

In Ticket to Ride Europe a player may use a train station to use an opponent's route to complete a ticket. When a player does this, does the opponent's route count toward the player's longest route? ...
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Sphere of Resistance and Trinisphere

If I play lets say a artifact with CMC 1 and there is two Sphere of Resistance in play and a Trinisphere. Do you have to pay 5 mana or just 3?
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Trading Property to settle a debt in Monopoly [duplicate]

Player 1 has landed on Player 2's property and cannot afford the rent. Can Player 2 accept a property with money to settle the debt? Example: Player 1 owes the rent of 500, they have 400 and a ...
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Lich + Laboratory maniac, replacement effects order

You have Lich and Laboratory Maniac in play, 3 cards in your deck, and you play Solemn Offering or Serene Offering on Lich (either one will heal 4 in this case). Do you win or lose?
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Can I sacrifice an enchantment when it is going to be destroyed?

My opponent had an Elvish Lyrist and activated its sacrifice to destroy my Seal of Fire. I sacrificed Seal of Fire after that. Would my Seal still do its 2 points of damage?
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How do Opalescence and Humility interact?

How exactly do Opalescence and Humility interact with each other?
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Can jihadists plot in more than one location for a single operation in Labyrinth: War on Terror?

In rules section 8.5 Plot, this rule is stated: 8.5.1. A Plot operation may target any country (including IRAN) not under Islamist Rule. At least one cell must be present in each target country ...
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What is 5/5/2 variant of the Machi Koro?

Can someone explain this variant in details? Do we need the expansions for this variant to work? Or is it also applicable to the base game?
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Swap Plays For Draws and Play X with fewer than X cards on hand

Lets say the rules are Draw 1 / Play 4, and the Swap Plays For Draws promotional rule card is in play: My turn begins and I have zero cards in my hand. So I draw one card. If I now want to make ...
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King of Tokyo: Background Dweller

Background Dweller states the following: You can always reroll any [3] you have. Can you reroll the 3's only after you are done rerolling or also inbetween?
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King of Tokyo: Poison Spit

Poison Spit states the following: When you deal damage to monsters give them a poison counter. Monsters take 1 damage for each poison counter they have at the end of their turn. You can get rid ...
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King of Tokyo: Omnivore

Omnivore states the following: Once each turn you can score [1][2][3] for 2[Star]. You can use these dice in other combinations. Does this only trigger when you are finished rerolling or at any ...
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If you are fourth seat after a third seat raise, can you make a takeout double with “intermediate” values?

If first seat opens, and you are in the second seat, you need opening values in order to make a take out double (that is 13-14 hcps, maybe 12 with 4-4-4-1 or 5-4-4-0 distribution, while short in ...
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Does Doubling Cube's ability affect the mana used to activate it?

Rules Question: When Doubling Cube doubles mana, does that include the mana used to activate the ability?
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Should “100 or 150 honors” allow you to open light?

By "light," mean with something like (s) AKQJx (h)Jxx (d)xxx (c)xx, or (s) KQJTx (h)Jxx (d)Axx (c)xx, or even (s) AKQJT (h)xxx (d)xxx (c)xx? I can think of two reasons. 1) I was taught that three or ...
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How to play Werewolf/Mafia with exactly 6 players?

Wikipedia claims that werewolf/mafia requires "At least 6 people" but all calculations for that I can figure out results in the "evil" side winning the vast majority of the time. I would like to play ...
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Proper Opening Moves

What are the most common opening move for 6,2 and 6,3? It seems the logical move is to take a runner and move 8 or 9 pips. However, after playing a lot lately online I notice people also like to ...
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Lords & Ladies: Gossip Card Timing and Servant Actions

How does the timing work when playing gossip cards on servants with actions? More specifically, I targeted a cook with Forbidden Love which was immediately confirmed by another player. In reaction, ...
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Clarification of Pillbug movement rule in Hive

The fourth exception on Page 3 of the rulebook for the pillbug states: The Pillbug may not move a piece through a too-narrow gap of stacked pieces (violating the Freedom to Move Rule). What ...
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How many times can you use hero ability?

For hero abilities bought with XP is there a limit to how many times they can be used? For example can Diala use her Force Adept: 1 strain: Use while you or a friendly figure is performing and attack ...
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When can Wookie Loyalty be applied?

Wookiee Loyalty: Exhaust this card while you or an adjacent friendly figure is defending to apply +1 Block to the defense results. An issue came up with in our recent game about the timing of using ...
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What tokens are endless despite having a limited supply?

What tokens should be treated as unlimited in supply despite having a limited number in the game box, i.e. focus tokens, travel tickets, and the like? Naturally it makes the game 'harder' for the ...
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Help me identify this card playing board game.

Hello all you card game aficionados! Back in the day, my Mom & Dad played a card game that used this game board (see image). I do not remember the name, OR, how to play. I don't really need the ...
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Adding zombies, what order

It's stated in the rules that you add from 1 to 6 sequentially, but what I find unclear is if it is per turn or always. Example (reduced to 3 entrances for simplicity) z = zombie, - empty Round 1 ...
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In King of Tokyo, which turns does Monster Batteries' effect happen on?

Monster Batteries states the following: When you purchase this put as many [Energy] as you want on it from your reserve. Match this from the bank. At the start of each turn take 2[Energy] off and ...
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Does passing a horror or strength test mean 1 success or enough to avoid losing sanity or health?

Some monsters say if you fail the horror check, then there are consequences. Do these consequences occur if you get zero will test successes or if you take even 1 point of sanity damage? Ie if a ...

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