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Can a Djinn host a Parasite?

In Android: Netrunner, Djinn is a program that reads: Djinn can host up to 3 [Memory Units] of non-icebreaker programs. The memory costs of hosted programs do not count against your memory ...
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Is it allowed to win a game of cribbage with the single point from a “go”? [duplicate]

When playing cribbage and you're at a score of 120, can you then win the game by playing the last card and getting 1 point for the "go"? I've seen people play where you're not allowed to win via the ...
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What's actually good against Jund?

"Jund" is the red-black-green shard from Shards of Alara. More importantly, however, it's a term for a midrange archetype in those colors, using a mixture of quick disruption, multi-faceted ...
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In bridge, do people go through cycles of under- and -over bidding?

In the board game Go, there are two basic styles, high and low. "High" is all the rage for about ten years, until people have forgotten how to play "low." Then "low" gets "rediscovered," and people ...
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Do things on the stack or state-based effects resolve between first strike and normal combat damage?

I have two examples of different scenarios that are confusing to me. First, if I have a 1/1 creature with first strike and deathtouch, and my opponent blocks it with a 2/2 creature, will my creature ...
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Replacement coins for At The Gates of Loyang

I have the game, and one of the first things I noticed was the cardboard money. Not a fan, even though in this game it's really just another resource, and doesn't change hands often. Anyone have a ...
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Are there any card games that enforce “Dealer's Respect”?

When playing card games like President at school, the dealer often declared "Dealer's Respect", which required that no player pick up their cards before the dealer had finished dealing, because the ...
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How can I tell if a card is likely to have “functional errata”?

Apparently there was a period in Magic's history when cards received significant "errata" between printings — not just templating updates or clarifications, but straight-up changes to what ...
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What is the meaning of OMP, GWP, OGP?

I am using mtgarena for my tournament organization. What do OMP, GWP and OGP mean? Does anyone know what they stand for? Example: Player Points OMP GWP OGP 1 9 33.33 100 ...
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Multiple blockers with first strike

Scenario: Player A attacks with a 6/6 creature. Player B assigns TWO blockers to block the 6/6 creature, each is 3/3 with first strike. Which of these happens? B's first strike blockers deal their ...
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What happens when you die in Munchkin?

In the card game Munchkin, what happens when you die? I know you go back to level 1, and you lose all the cards in your hand and your items, but do you lose your class and race too? And how does it ...
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Can you use Throne Room to Mine a Copper to a Gold?

One of the most frequent barely-civil discussions in my group is what is possible when you use Throne Room (repeat an action card), in conjunction with Mine (trash a treasure to gain a treasure with ...
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Monopoly Golden Token Bonus release date?

Recently, Hasbro has dropped its Iron piece and added a new Cat. Alongside this announcement, they were going to release a Monopoly Golden Token Bonus board that would have all the old pieces and the ...
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Help me identify this card game with secret, changing rules

A while ago, I played this card game with a handful of my friends. We used regular poker cards. We started playing the games without being told the rules. The only thing we were told was that it was ...
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Unique and fun rules for UNO [closed]

I know the regular rules for UNO, but over the years, playing with different people, I hear all kinds of different rules. I've hear different rules when a specific card is played, you and/or everybody ...
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Can I start with my identity card unrezzed?

The rules state There are six types of Corporation cards: identities, operations, agendas, ice, upgrades, and assets... Corporation cards are installed facedown, and are inactive unless rezzed. ...
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Can one creature block multiple attacks?

I'm not much of a Magic player myself, although I do know a bit about the game. Recently, I got into an argument about whether one creature can block multiple creatures' attacks. It looks like rule ...
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Are normal infection cards still drawn after a player draws an epidemic card?

I didn't see a clear explanation for this in the rule book so I wanted to double-check. If a player draws an epidemic card during their turn do they still need to draw from the infection pile as ...
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How exactly do cures affect future infection in Pandemic?

How does finding a cure affect future infections in Pandemic? Scenario 1) Cure IS found, disease cubes for that same color DO exist on the board, and player draws an infection card matching that ...
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Are there many mandated “time outs” in tournament bridge?

In "Points, Schmoints," Marty Bergen related an instance in which he announced "skip bid," before "jumping" his partner's two diamond bid to the five level (instead of three). According to him, his ...
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Can one ask for a “time out” to study the hand in bridge?

"West" (the opening leader) has to lead before seeing the dummy. Both declarer (South) and partner (East) ought to study the dummy before playing. But often they do not. Suppose South wins the trick, ...
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Is “The Aristocrats” the first WBR deck to top 8 a Pro Tour?

Tom Martell won Pro Tour Gatecrash with "The Aristocrats", a white-black-red deck that plays Cartel Aristocrat, Falkenrath Aristocrat, and Blasphemous Act. This is a historically poor color ...
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Does the wording “each land” also include Basic Lands?

I have a Bountiful Harvest. It's a Sorcery that reads "You gain l life for each land you control." Does this refer to only cards that say Land and not Basic Land, or does it count for both?
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Is a “drop-finesse” better than a simple “drop” play with a nine card suit in bridge?

Regarding finesses for a missing queen in a key (e.g. trump suit), there is a proverb of "eight ever [always] nine never." Instead, one is supposed to play for a drop. (This, and most other proverbs ...
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Do you lose your nomad tile if you move all your settlements away?

Kingdom Builder with Nomads expansion If you are the first who builds adjacent to a nomads space, you get the (only) nomads tile. Do you lose it when you move all your settlements away from the ...
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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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In bridge, should a defender play differently with most, about half, or few of the partnership's points?

This example is from Victor Mollo's "Test Your Defense, Where the Points are Won." You are East. The bidding has been 1NT pass 3NT pass. West leads what looks to be the fourth highest spade. You ...
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When the bio-terrorist is eliminated, do they discard their cards?

When the bio-terrorist is eliminated from play (via the purple disease being eradicated), should they discard their current hand of infection cards to the infection discard pile?
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Can all players change roles with “New Assigment”?

In Pandemic On The Brink, the wording for the "New Assignment" special event card says: Any player (including the current player) may discard their current Role card and select a new one from the ...
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Can I sacrifice a creature that is only temporarily under my control?

A creature is placed "under my control until the end of turn" through a sorcery spell. Do I have the option of sacrificing said creature if I cast a "sacrifice a creature" instant, or have a creature ...
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Curse die rolls by dead taoists

In Ghost Stories you can exorcise two ghosts at once if you are on a corner and there is a ghost on each space adjacent to you. I played a game where I successfully exorcised both of these ghosts but ...
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Looking for an Online Card Shuffler and Drawer

For some play-by-forum games I'm looking into creating specific card based games that allow people to moderate on their own. Specifically I'm looking into 7 Wonders. The only thing a mod needs to do ...
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What to do when all 3 diplomacy tokens are in use and you need a 4th?

The Cities expansion comes with 3 diplomacy tokens. In each game there could be 4 (5 with Manneken Pis) ways to get a token: age I city Residence age II city Consulate age III city Embassy wonder ...
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Does 'shuffle your library' mandate that the cards actually change order?

According to the comprehensive rules, the definition of shuffling is thus: 701.16a To shuffle a library or a face-down pile of cards, randomize the cards within it so that no player knows their ...
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Can I use Elbrus as my Commander?

Elbrus, the Binding Blade, is a Legendary Artifact - Equipment that transforms into Withengar Unbound, a Black Legendary Demon. Can I use Elbrus/Withengar as a Commander, and if I can, is my deck ...
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Can the Mask of Avacyn be targeted by spells after being equipped to a creature?

Can the Mask of Avacyn be targeted by spells after it's been equipped to a creature? This is an odd question, because the mask gives the equipped creature a +1/+2 and has hexproof and says it "can't ...
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What does, “It can't be regenerated” mean?

I destroyed my opponent's permanent with Putrefy, an Instant that reads: Destroy target artifact or creature. It can't be regenerated. He returned it to the top of his library with Golgari ...
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If Realmwright is removed from the battlefield, do the changed lands remain dual colored?

I just came by Realmwright and it didn't give any discussion on whether the changed lands are permanently changed or not if the creature leaves the battlefield. Does anyone have any info on this?
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How does Fist of Suns work with my Commander?

I am working on a deck that features Progenitus as my Commander and started looking at Fist of Suns. Besides just being good because of the large number of high cost spells in the deck, I was curious ...
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A board game called PALM BEACH or something to that effect

Does anyone remember a board game called PALM BEACH or something to that effect that was played similar to monopoly ? I am looking for a copy or more info. From what I can remember, The characters ...
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Can I use Project Atlas just before the Runner accesses cards from HQ?

Project Atlas is a Corporation agenda that can be over-advanced to provide agenda counters for the following ability: Hosted agenda counter: Search R&D for 1 card, reveal it, and add it to HQ. ...
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Why are Shocklands better than Guildgates?

I recently read a review about Return to Ravnica and the reviewer says that, for example, Temple Garden is way better than Selesnya Guildgate. Can someone point out the reasons behind that? ...
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In A&A-Europe - When does an economic attack makes sense?

I've been playing Axis & Allies Europe (first version) for a long time and have never found a real value in using my bombers to run Economic Attacks. It seems that the strength of the bomber is ...
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Where can I get custom Magic: the Gathering cards printed?

I have made up some custom MtG cards, and I am trying to get physical copies made (to mess with my friends, and for casual use). Does anyone know where I can get them made? Disclamer: These cards ...
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Does ZU.13 Key Master confuse the MU rule?

It is clearly stated in the rules that Memory Units (MU) only apply to 'installed' programs. By 'installed' I mean installed on the runner's rig. Then I read the ZU.13 Key Master card: [...]the ...
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How to use 'Nisei MK II' free 'End the run'?

From the 'Nisei MK II' card: Place 1 agenda counter on Nisei MK II when you score it. Hosted agenda counter: End the run. Does this really means that you get a free 'End the run' that the ...
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What was the largest flop in board game history?

The history of videogames is full of games that failed to turn a profit. There are also a handful of games that are maligned by critics, and are regarded as flops. E.T. and Pacman are arguably some of ...
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4-4 pincer variant - not in joseki dictionary

I am 4K and played against 2K in handicap game (2-stones). The point of B3 was to prevent a double-wing shape for white (along the right and bottom) So W4 pincer leads us into this joseki variant. ...
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3-4 point joseki - wide double-pincer

After a low approach at W2, B3 is a wide pincer. I double-pincered at W4 and then diagonal B5. $$ $$ . . . . . . . . . . . | $$ . . . . . . . . . . . | $$ . . . . . . . . 4 . . | $$ . . . . . . . 5 ...
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What should the Overlord change when adding a fifth hero in Descent: Journey Into the Dark, 2nd Ed.?

My board game group and I started Descent: Journey Into the Dark, 2nd Ed. last night. This group usually fluctuates between 4 and 6 players and this session we had five, the upper limit for the game. ...

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