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When does Chief of the Edge die?

Lets say my friend attacks with Chief of the Edge and two other Warrior creatures, and I declare three blockers, one on each creature. If Chief of the Edge dies due to combat damage from blockers, ...
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Can I play two instants back to back?

Basically lets say I attack with Triton Shorestalker. My opponent can't block. Can I then play Become Immense and Titanic Growth? Or if I attack with a creature that can be blocked and my opponent ...
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MTG. Using goblin chirurgeon's ability only for sacrifice

I had a Goblin Sharpshooter, sixty-some goblin tokens, and a Goblin Chirurgeon on the field (all with haste). My opponent had an enchantment that kept me from directly attacking him (2 life or {W} for ...
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Why is this the solution?

I'm a very weak go player, playing very occasionally. I however enjoy easy tsumego problems on the train on my phone, as I find it more fun than, say, crosswords or sudoku. However, the app I use ...
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Fluxx: Hand limit zero + trade hands

A rule was in place that said the hand limit was zero. It states that if it isn't your turn you should have zero cards. Other rules in play were draw three, play one. While it was 'Person A's turn ...
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AI that plays Quoridor?

Is there a free program, preferably executable, that allow me to play Quoridor against an AI? There isn't a publicly available one for the Zillions engine, even if it doesn't seem that hard to write ...
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In Star Fluxx, how does the game end with Play all?

I know that there has been complaints about other cards being overpowered, but after playing a few games with my sister, who had never played before, she won almost every game by strategically using ...
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Catan starting strategies — actual data?

I'm new to Settlers of Catan, and I quickly learned the importance of having a source of Brick and Lumber at the start of the game. And some googling showed that others agree ... and others disagree. ...
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Do Ascension's small box expansions work well with the other big boxes?

I currently own Chronicle of the Godslayer and Return of the Fallen, which are a paired set, so they work very well together. I'm having trouble locating a copy of Storm of Souls, but I could pretty ...
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Does this creature give itself +1/+1?

So I was playing a game and this card came out and we couldn't decide if by "Other Minotaur creatures" it means not this creature, or if it included it. Also, we assumed that it would give Trample to ...
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Ultimate Werewolf Good 10-12 Player setups

I recently played a game of Werewolf where the moderator was not very experienced with the game, and (I feel, anyway) the whole setup was very one-sided. After doing some reading of the rule book I ...
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How do other auras interact with Gift of Immortality?

I'm pretty sure that if a creature is enchanted with some other aura, say Rancor, and then you put Gift of Immortality on it and the creature dies, Rancor falls off when it comes back to the ...
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Which “enters the battlefield” effects happen first, cards that are entering, or cards already on the battlefield?

A couple scenarios: Cloudfin Raptor with evolve is at 0/1 Satyr Grovedancer (1/1) enters the battlefield causing Cloudfin Raptor to evolve to 1/2 Put the counter from Satyr Grovedancer on Cloudfin ...
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Why are there multiple copies of figures in Gaming Night Kits

I'm curious as to why there are 6 copies of the same miniature an corresponding ID cards in the Gaming Night Kits. I understand the different languages ID cards copies of the same miniature? I would ...
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Does “new city” mean a city no other players are infecting?

There is an Event Card which has the text: Massive Bird Migration You may move 1 of your disease cubes from a city you are currently infecting to a new city. Does new city here mean a city ...
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Didn't Say Uno Before Running Out of Cards

So my family is having a disagreement on the uno rules. Here's what happened: Player 1 completes turn by playing a regular numbered blue card Player 2 has 3 cards left. Player 2 plays a blue skip, ...
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Can the Planeswalker type be removed from permanents?

I was in my local card store tonight and one of the people there mentioned some sort of combo to have multiple of the same planeswalker in play at once, involving some way to turn planeswalkers into ...
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When are good times/circumstances to build harbor settlements in Settlers of Catan?

According to this question, the opening phase is not the best time to do so, because you get too few resources. Harbors are good for trade, so I would imagine that a good time would be when one has ...
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2answers
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How should we setup Settlers of Catan for three players?

Settlers of Catan for three players suffers slightly from too much space. I find the four player game much more enjoyable because of the tense competetion for places to settle. It seems that this ...
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Do Get Out of Jail Free cards “have value”?

When going bankrupt in Monopoly the rules state that you must either turn over to that player all that you have of value and retire from the game if going bankrupt thanks to another player, or turn ...
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Delayed and detained

Say your investigator gets delayed (cannot perform any actions bare "standing up") and then get Detained (for example, via a Mythos card). The Detained condition states that the investigator can only ...
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Does declaring victory end your turn?

A scenario that played out in our game of Settlers of Catan: What happens if a player falsly declares he won when he was at 9 points instead of 10? Does declaring he won end his turn? (and this is ...
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Are old Magic: the Gathering boosters worth more sealed, or should I open them?

I won some magic the gathering 10th edition core set booster packs, are they worth anything? Or should I open to get rare cards? Also have 2 core sets — Molimo's might and Exincar's tyranny ...
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How do major online game stores set Magic: the Gathering card prices? [closed]

I understand complete answers might not be public, but is there any public information on how major sites (like StarCityGames, TCGPlayer, Abu, etc), price their cards? In particular, since the prices ...
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Munchkin “Shrieking Geek” Bad Stuff

If you lose to the Shrieking Geek and fail to run away, the Bad Stuff that happens is described as: Bad Stuff: You become a normal boring Human. Discard any Race or Class cards in play. If I ...
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Chesscademy exercise: material part 2 - why doesn't this move result in a 2 point material lead?

I'm trying to re-learn chess with the wonderful Chesscademy site. This exercise asks me to "make a move that will leave you up two points in total". As the hint suggests, I've counted up the ...
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Cultists flying mat

Cultist description says that any regions adjacent to cuthullu (even due to special powers) are one cheaper. Now flying mat gives flying, which kinda allows treating any territory as adjacent (not ...
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1answer
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Where can I buy a deck of personalized cards?

I want to design my own cards, backside and frontside (on the frontside only the pictures for jack, queen, king, and ace). One of the biggest problems is that I only want two decks, not thousands of ...
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What cards give +1/+1 counters to all creatures?

I wonder if there is any card that gives +1/+1 counters to all creature I have on the field? I have Krenko, Mob Boss, Abzan Battle Priest and Mirror Entity so it would be awesome to have +1/+1 ...
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59 views

Failure to take a call for step in Pokemon

If a mistake is made in a Pokemon game, and neither player catches it, does the player who failed to do the correct action lose the game, or is the game a draw, or do you continue to play the game ...
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Strategy for Yahtzee

Yahtzee (aka "Nokia Dice") has the following rules: The aim of the game is to score a maximum number of points. There are 13 hands on which you can get points, as well as a bonus. 5 dice are used in ...
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Does the zombie lord from haunt 21 take damage from a sanity roll?

We were playing Haunt 21 and I was the zombie lord. My friend had the Ring and the Medallion and decided to use the Ring to attack me with Sanity. Would the zombie lord take damage or be stunned from ...
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If I use a trainer card that removes damage, can I remove less than that amount of damage?

If a trainer card states that it removes 60 points of damage, can you use it to remove 50 points or less of damage? I have one card that says up to 30 points of damage, so I know I can use it to ...
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1answer
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Destroying units due to a crisis card

In a game of Xcom: The Board Game, a crisis card came up that said we needed to destroy two interceptors. Can I destroy the interceptors from the reserves or do they need to be destroyed from the ...
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No leader at end of round 1

In the game Two Rooms and a Boom, the leader of a room is the first person to be nominated by another player. What happens if no one has done this in a room by the end of round one and the room has ...
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1answer
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Where can I find an opening database of professional games for 9x9 Go?

I'm looking for an opening database (also called game explorer) for 9x9 Go, showing in every position the percentage of times each move is played and also possibly the percentage of times each move ...
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Fight - can black stones be killed?

I just tried a fight that ended up this: Can the black stones be killed? It's whites move. First, let's assume that white's chain is safe and look at it as tsumego. I tried several sequences but ...
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1answer
28 views

Heroic leader after his unit is eliminated

If the unit with the heroic leader dies but no star is rolled, does the enemy still get one victory medal for the destroyed infantry unit? Action Cards 8 - Heroic Leader
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Crazy 8s rules question

I was recently playing a game of crazy. We had a dispute over the rules I said: A 2 means that you have to pick up two more cards A Jack means that you skip town My friends disagree. So I was ...
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Can I use Hannibal Necromancer's effect to destroy a trap card my opponent just activated?

I have Hannibal Necromancer on the field with 1 spell counter. It is my opponent's turn, and he activated the (previously-set) trap Horn of the Phantom Beast. Can I remove the spell counter from ...
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Am I obligated to identify cards owned by an opponent?

Nathan controls Jeskai Infiltrator. His deck has green sleeves. Anthony controls three Mountains. His deck has blue sleeves. Anthony casts and resolves Act of Treason, gaining control of Infiltrator. ...
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What are all the previous Oracle text revisions for Time Vault?

On Gatherer, I can see the original wording for Time Vault: Tap to gain an additional turn after the current one. Time Vault doesn't untap normally during untap phase; to untap it, you must skip a ...
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Tsumego intermediate problem 11 - possible without winning ko two times?

This tsumego (intermediate problem 11) gave me hard time: I actually only found a solution where black must win the ko two times, which is nasty. Is there a better solution? It actually looks like ...
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How can I create my own card for my own game? [duplicate]

I've created a set of rules for a card game I would like to test, but I have no clue on how to build my nice-looking cards. Any hint on what program/site to use is very welcome.
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Does Livewire Lash trigger if a spell is countered by Chalice of the Void

I have a creature equipped with Livewire Lash and my opponent has Chalice of the Void in play. I play a spell which targets the creature equipped with Livewire Lash but the spell is countered due to ...
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Why did Wizards of the Coast change the minimum deck size for Constructed from 40 to 60 cards?

In the beginning, Magic: the Gathering decks had to have at least 40 cards. Later, the developers changed the deckbuilding rules in two ways: The minimum deck size went from 40 cards to 60 cards in ...
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2answers
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Is a player limited to four In-Town Deed cards?

Doomtown: Reloaded comes with a very helpful player board that looks like this: (Original image source) Notably, there are four spots for In-Town Deed cards. Is this a hard limit? I didn't spot ...
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1answer
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Will a creature cast with Dash still return to your hand if it dies in combat?

While going through Fate Reforged, I became a little bit confused by the new mechanic Dash. For example, if you take a look at Goblin Heelcutter, the ability states as such: Whenever Goblin ...
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How do CCGs/LCGs have an ongoing metaplot?

I am told that there are some collectible card games and living card games that have a metaplot. For instance, I am told that Alderac Entertainment Group (AEG) has Legend of the Five Rings and ...
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1answer
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Can shootouts happen in the town square?

The rules are a bit confusing about where shootouts can happen. All of the examples, both in the Welcome to Gomorra tutorial and in the rulebook, show shootouts happening in order to contest control ...

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