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Magic the Gathering for very young kids [closed]

I have a ton of MTG cards sitting around and an urge to use them again. I also have a 4 year old son. I'm sure he won't appreciate my B/G infect deck or the rules of the game in general lol. I'm ...
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Do outpost siege abilities stack?

Say I ran four Outpost Sieges had two of them on the field, would the effects stack? Moreover would the effect stack if I chose Khans/ Dragons twice? Basically if I had two Outpost Sieges would it ...
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Can I buy a card without any treasure cards on my hand?

Our English-speaking friends surprised us in a game of Dominion when buying cards with no treasure cards on their hands. In the German booklet, a treasure card is explicitly required to perform a buy ...
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Activation of character's effects (RE: DBG)

If you have enough decorations to activate lvl 1 and lvl 2 character's effects, can you activate BOTH effects or you must choose ONLY ONE of them?
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Should I use all actions before buying anything?

For example, I have this hand. 3 coins, one market, one library. So first I play the market, then buy something with the coins (plus 1 coin from the market) and then play the library having nothing in ...
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Haunt requires adding a room, but it will seal off a floor. What do I do?

In Betrayal at House on the Hill, there is a rule saying that you can't add a tile if it would close off the floor: Can I Seal Off a Floor by Placing a Tile? You can’t place a tile in such a ...
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How do treasure tokens work?

Some of the encounter cards in Wrath of Ashardalon have you put a treasure token on a tile. How do the adventurers pick up a treasure token? What can we do with the treasure tokens? They are worth ...
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Bridge: Holding both 5 card majors which should I bid first in Jacoby transfers

In SAYC my partner bid 1 NT showing 15-17 HCP (no void, no singleton and only one doubleton). I was holding a hand of 10 HCP with 5S, 5H, 2D and 1C. Using Jacoby transfers should I have responded 2D ...
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How do you stop this combination?

Consider the following combination of cards in the Standard Format of Magic the Gathering, encompassing Khans of Tarkir, Fate Reforged, Dragons of Tarkir, Magic Origins, Battle for Zendikar, and Oath ...
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Identify a card game where players are asked questions about life situations [duplicate]

Loved playing a board game back in early 90s. On your turn, you would pick a card which asked various questions on life situations. Then you had to pick someone playing who you thought the card would ...
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Returning from exile at end step [duplicate]

I've been playing magic on and off for a long time. The most recent time, however I've been taking a closer look at rules and action orders. The main thing that I've been doing now is cloudshifting ...
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Can Operations be attacked in Pixel Tactics?

In Pixel Tactics 2 and some other versions, there are Operations (Ongoing Orders) that sit in the reserve spot of your unit. Do these count as heroes that can be attacked, or are they there for 4 ...
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Can the owner of the largest army move the robber every turn?

Someone told me that in catan the possessor of the largest army card can move the knight each time it is their turn. Is this a common house or tournament rule? I could find no such statement in the ...
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Winning the round before all players have had a turn in Phase 10

Would it be correct to say that before the round can be officially 'over' in Phase 10, everyone playing should be able to take a turn? For example: three people are playing Phase 10 and just started 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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How to prepare for a Mansions of Madness session efficiently?

I own the core game, and the Forgotten Alchemy and the Call of the Wild expansions. That means a lot of cards. That also means that before every session, there is a lot of preparation. The worst part ...
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What happens when running out of Cherry Trees in Tokaido: Crossroads?

In Tokaido, when you play with the Crossroads expansion, you can choose a Panorama or a Cherry Tree card. What happens when the 6 Cherry Tree cards are gone and someone lands on a pano spot?
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Phase 10 - Who goes first?

I've played Phase 10, the card game, for years, but recently I started playing the android app version. It has always been my understanding that the dealer role rotates to the left after each hand, ...
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257 views

How can I save myself from Arcbond?

I run a white and red burn deck with an Arcbond and want to be able to save myself from taking damage but still have it deal the damage to everyone else. Are there any white or red cards that could ...
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Ways to handicap in Magic the Gathering?

I play Magic the Gathering with my kids a bit. But, the games are often very one sided (in my favor) as they haven't mastered all the rules, and intricacies of game play. For most board games, I can ...
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2answers
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Is it possible to move auras with the equip ability?

Let's say my field is: a bear creature an elf creature an aura (for completeness sake: it gives flying to the enchanted creature) Mycosynth Lattice Bludgeon Brawl The aura is enchanting the bear. ...
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1answer
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In solo play, am I the player to my right?

Last night I was playing Legendary: A Marvel Deck Building Game using the standard solo rules. The villain group in my game was Underworld, from the Dark City expansion. On one of my turns, I flipped ...
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Optimal Dominion strategy with only the Mine action card

Consider a Dominion game where the only cards are Copper, Silver, Gold, Estate, Duchy, Province and Mine, i.e. the only action card is Mine. Is there an obvious optimal strategy/strategies in this ...
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What happens if a target becomes ineligible after a card has been cast? [duplicate]

Let's say I cast Strangling Soot on Llanowar Elves. Before this resolves, my opponent casts Giant Growth on the Llanowar Elves. Giant Growth resolves, making the Llanowar Elves a 4/4. When the ...
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Siren of the Fanged Coast vs. Devotion

Two of my friends and I were playing MTG and someone (we'll call her player 1) had played Siren of the Fanged Coast (SFC) and she was going to use its 'control creature' ability against one of player ...
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123 views

Dungeon Petz strategy

What would be the key strategy points in dungeon petz which may improve the chance of winning? Which kind of pets are more beneficial to have? Having one pet seems like it is mostly not enough for ...
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1answer
165 views

Board Games development online course

Are there any online courses like codecademy.com or teamtreehouse.com for Board Games development? Or something similar where you can learn BG development? Also if you know any other useful resources ...
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1answer
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Holding a card by accident

What happens if you did not realize you could have laid a card down, and used it later in the game? For instance player one lays a 2, player 2 a Q, player 3 a 6, player 4 a 6, then four goes, so ...
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How do Gatherer Rulings interact with existing rules?

Many cards on gatherer have some amount of Gatherer Rulings (for example, Wild Evocation has quite a few). Are these rulings just a shorthand and reminders of the relevant bits of the rules (i.e. if ...
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2answers
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Will my Pelakka Wurm still deal trample damage vs Deathtouch? [duplicate]

I was playing my son using a green deck. I played a Pelakka Wurm which has trample. He played an Eldrazi with deathtouch. He is a firm believer as soon as the attackers and blockers are announced, ...
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1answer
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Blast markers hitting multistorey buildings

This has caused a large amount of discussion today and we couldn't find a suitable answer in the rule book. When a blast marker (not flamer template) hits a multistorey building, who gets hit? Is it ...
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1answer
432 views

X-Wing 'Overlapping' ships question

Let's say that a TIE fighter moves first and his final position causes an overlap with a X-wing fighter. Then the X-wing fighter moves and in its final position is no longer touching that of the ...
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What cards transfer mana from colorless to any color? [duplicate]

So all I need to know is if there are any known MTG cards that say "pay one colorless mana: produce one mana of any color."
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232 views

How can I make Agricola vegetarian friendly?

Agricola is a great game, with good theming, and I'd like to introduce it to a couple of friends who are vegetarian. The problem is they might feel uncomfortable with the 'eating your animals' ...
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Can I cast other spells before a miracle?

I'm playing a red storm deck and I topdeck a Reforge the Soul. I only have 2 lands in play but have several rituals (Pyretic Ritual, etc.) in my hand that I might want to cast to increase my storm ...
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1answer
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How do actions that trigger on a certain movement die result work when rolling two dice?

Some cards have things happen when you roll a certain result on the movement die. For instance, the Troll has the option of regenerating: Whenever you roll a 6 for your move, you may regenerate ...
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1answer
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Is a monster taking damage and a monster having its toughness reduced the same thing?

This post I authored months ago questions the use of the term "toughness". I recently found a reference in the Strange Remnants expansion that states: If the active Mystery requires an Epic ...
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Thorncaster Sliver and Venom Sliver vs. Priority or Lack Thereof

I have been gone from MtG for some time now and recently played a couple games with some of my old friends. Midgame the same thing happened that always happens when I play with that group. A fight. ...
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269 views

Creatures with “Whenever you cast a colorless spell, untap ~”

Are there any other creatures that have an ability that's the same as Nettle Drone's second ability, "Whenever you cast a colorless spell, untap [card name]"? I'm not sure how exactly to search for ...
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1answer
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Bridge game individual movement split between “Pro”s and “Am”s

I'm interested in whether anyone knows of bridge movements for individual events in which the players are split (by experience) into "pro"s and "am"s. Thus in each partnership there is a pro player ...
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1answer
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Forbidden desert - how to play with the water carrier

When playing with the water carrier do the player give water from his own cantina?
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When does my new family member occupy a new room?

I was playing Agricola the other day and an odd situation came up. I had three rooms with three family members occupying them. In one round I was able to play these actions in this order: Family ...
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1answer
150 views

In go, is it possible to guess the opponent's strength?

Context : while playing against a complete stranger that hide its rank/level. I feel like it would be possible to guess the opponent's strength by analyzing its responses to tesujis, probes, etc. ...
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1answer
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What is the penalty for lying about a face-down card?

Let's say someone deliberately casts a sorcery card as a face-down morph creature hoping to win the game with it (not knowing that at some point in time it will always be revealed). What is the ...
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1answer
40 views

D&D Adventure game system, additional adventures

Where can I obtain additional story adventures for the various D&D adventure game systems? In all the manuals it states to check the wizards of the coast site for them, but there are none on the ...
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0answers
247 views

Help identifying old board game

Does anyone know what game this is? It seems to be a 12x12 grid with the outside rows used to mark a winner of a row. It appears that each box can be slid to reveal a color. Picture is from the late ...
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1answer
76 views

In Backgammon, when can the dice be doubled?

I basically understand the principle of doubling: using the doubling cube to double the stakes of the current game. I'm not sure when the dice rolled can be double for 4 moves. Is that only when the ...
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2answers
97 views

Fluxx Play All Card and Hand Limit Cards

Does the Play All card require the removal of any Hand Limit rule cards currently in play?
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1answer
175 views

How can the traitor win scenario 49 in this way?

[Spoilers ahead for scenario 49] Six players are playing Betrayal and the haunting has begun. It is scenario 49, "You Wear It Well". One way the traitor can win is when the "Astral Spirit inhabits ...
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If a player goes to “combat”, and then activates an ability, what is the game state?

My question is not a duplicate of When should I activate Man Lands and Keyrunes in order to attack with them?, although anyone answering this question would need to understand at least that much in ...

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