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How do I prevent cheating on my token based card game? [closed]

I have created a card game in which one of the mechanics relies a lot on trust, and would be very easily cheated. The game is played in 5 rounds, and has a total of 15 tokens to spread as you wish ...
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Can a hunter attack diagonally?

The rules state that line of sight for a hunter is down the row and column it is on. However, if an agent has been spotted by one hunter, can another hunter attack diagonally since the position of the ...
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Can you block with a creature then return it to your hand before it takes damage? [duplicate]

Someone said they can block with a Dryad Arbor then return it to their hand with a Quirion Ranger before the Arbor takes damage. That sounds wrong to me.
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Tsumego elementary problem 633 - seki?

I'am trying to solve problem 633 of the elementary set (black's move): It seems to me that after black takes the outside liberty, it's a seki. Or is there a better solution?
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Can I stack ongoing action cards on the same base in Smash Up?

In Smash Up, can I play multiple actions on a base?
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Will Open the Vaults let me return Bestow creatures as Auras?

If I use Open the Vaults and there is a Bestow enchantment creature in my graveyard, can I bring it onto the field as an aura? Or just as a creature?
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Does State Parlor give bonus for dwellings added after the fact?

When the state parlor is built, and a dwelling is later added, does the player get the two food bonus? One school of thought is that the bonus is applied only once for the parlor itself. Another ...
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Website / software for playing bridge against computer, but partnering with a human

There seems to be a lot of websites offering games against computer AND with a computer partner. There is also plenty of portals where you can play with 3 other people. I am looking for something in ...
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Does move priority come first when deciding option card play?

If you started in Dock 1, but my move has higher priority than yours, and my option cards involve my movement while your option card involves your movement, does the higher movement priority allow me ...
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Can I use more than one option card at a time?

I don't see any explicit rules in when or how to use option cards. The rules on page 8 talk of option card priority and refer to using 'an option card'. Can I use two at the same time, such as Ramming ...
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Can you use the Abort Switch option after seeing the other players' cards for that register?

Do I need to declare I am using the abort switch card before we flip for the current register, or can I call to use it after seeing everyone's cards for that register? The description implies the ...
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A Game of Thrones: 2nd Edition Supply

I've played this game several times, but I am still confused when it comes to supply and the amount of armies you can have. Are you allowed to go over your army limit, but when a supply card comes up, ...
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How does +1 damage interact with a power with two damage types?

Consider a power like the Legacy's "Galvanize": Until the start of your next turn, increase damage dealt by hero targets by 1. How does this interact with powers that deal two different types of ...
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Are there quadruplet cards in Magic the Gathering?

I was browsing around Gatherer the other day, and found that there are multiple examples of cards with identical wording. For instance Final Fortune, Last Chance, Warrior Oath all have identical ...
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Ghost stories white moon - cemetery tile Qi

Ghost stories white moon. When using the village cemetery tile to bring a player back, the revived player gets 2 Qi. When using this same tile to bring a villager back from the graveyard, what ...
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1answer
42 views

Can I choose an encounter if I am unable to complete the clues requirement upon passing the test?

The Dimensions Collide mythos card is a rumor card that says "As an encounter, an investigator on space 11 may attempt.... If he passes, he puts an end to their rituals; he may spend Clues equal to ...
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Are there any conditions or situations that prevent a player from choosing to be lead investigator?

The lead investigator may pass the token to another player. Are there any situations or conditions that prevent a player from receiving the token? I initially wondered this when an investigator ...
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Can I attempt to get rid of my Cursed condition on the same reckoning phase that a Warlock inflicts me?

The warlock monster can inflict the closest investigator with Cursed during the Reckoning Phase. Since conditions are handled after monsters during the reckoning phase, can I then roll to see if I can ...
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Is Mesodae's Lantern effect recurring?

Mesodae's Lantern states Your energy reserve is decreased by 1. At the end of the round, receive 3 crystals. My question is, do you receive 3 crystals one time immediately after playing it, or ...
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Why do older players keep their money under the edge of the board?

I've been seeing a strange behavior that I don't understand. It seems to only happen with somewhat older players. When they have paper money in a game, they slide it partway under the edge of the ...
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How does Spellheart Chimera count Fuse or Split cards?

I have a Spellheart Chimera. The creature gains +1/+0 for each sorcery or instant in the owners graveyard. How does this work with such cards as Far // Away? I've seen a few opinions on this ...
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219 views

World of Warriors - how to play?

I've been googling away, but I just can't find any resources that explain the rules of how to play World of Warriors (the Topps card game, not that app). Does anyone know a resource? Or could anyone ...
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Does “lose 1 Sanity” count as “taking mental damage”?

So I happened to be in possession of those 3 items: The Idol : once during your turn, you can add 2 dice to your roll, but lose 1 Sanity in the process The Skull : anytime you should take mental ...
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In Robo Rally, can any number of robots be pushed?

The rules imply to me that one robot can push a line of robots away. Does anyone know of clarifications or have another reading of it? What I mean is the situation where A robot on cell 1A pushes ...
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Can I still crown a king if I run out of pieces?

Let's say in checkers, I somehow manage to get seven pieces crowned. I only have twelve chips, but I would need fourteen chips to crown seven kings. What do I do? What if the opponent doesn't have ...
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1answer
80 views

Looking for a card game about auerochs

I remember playing a card game I'd like to find and buy, but I don't remember the exact name. It is a game which we played with its own special-design deck. The cards have numbers going up to a bit ...
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1answer
58 views

Whose Grifter goes first?

In Doomtown Reloaded, Grifters are characters who allow you to look at your starting hand and, if you don't like them, boot them. For instance, Travis Moone allow you to boot him and then redraw your ...
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54 views

In Dice Masters, does an opponent's active character trigger your effects?

For example, Robin has the card text While Batman is active, each of your Robin dice gets... Does this apply when my opponent fields a Batman die, or only when I do?
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Using blade on supporting unit in A Game Of Thrones

Is it possible to use the Valyrian Steel Blade to add +1 strength on my unit which is supporting other player during his battle?
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In Smash Up, do I have to execute an effect when a card is played or can I choose to do it later in the turn?

Fairy Circle from Pretty Pretty Smash Up says After the first time you play a minion here each turn, you may play an extra minion here or play an extra action Do I have to play that minion ...
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In Smash Up, can you “destroy” a card from your hand?

Here are the definitions from their rulebook located here: Smash Up Rules Discard: When a card gets discarded, it goes to the discard pile of the player whose deck it came from, no matter who ...
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2answers
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In Eldritch Horror, how much complexity and extra playing time do expansions add?

How much more complexity in terms of additional rules, things to remember, do either of the expansions (Mountains of Madness, Forsaken Lore) add to the base game. I don't really consider new cards, ...
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1answer
60 views

Warhammer 40k Unit Composition - Marines

If I make my own chapter, lets just call them Flat Black, and they are all painted flat black, can I also include a hero from the Ultra Marines, painted blue, such as Magnus? Or a librarian that is ...
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Captain Sisay and flip legendarys from Kamigawa? [duplicate]

Can Captain Sisay search for a card that is only legendary when it is flipped? ex. Bushi Tenderfoot
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Do you still score a Go if you end with a pair or sequence?

While playing Cribbage with a new acquaintance, I led the 9H he played 6D for 15-2 I followed with the 10H for 25, Pone called GO. I then played the 2H and 2D for 29, then called Go. I then counted ...
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Saint Petersburg: What happens when you upgrade a full warehouse?

In Saint Petersburg, if you own a warehouse you can hold an extra card in hand. What happens if you have four cards in hand and then upgrade the warehouse? Do you keep the fourth card, but can't ...
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Can you remove a special ship part and keep it for later?

With special I mean ship parts which you get as a reward, not the ones you have researched. So what do you do to the special ship parts when you remove them (to make space for other ones)? Do you ...
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1answer
119 views

In Love Letter, can you discard a card instead of playing it?

Are players compelled to use the power of a card, or can they choose to not use it (and simply discard it)? For instance, can I choose to not have anyone discard after playing the Prince not to ...
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The Inner Sanctum Sealed Door and Objective 1C

Yesterday, we played the Mansions of Madness core scenario, The Inner Sanctum I can't remember the exact options that I selected, but the final objective was 1C, where the investigators we're being ...
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Can an investigator ever have more than 1 of a kind of condition

The Growing Madness rumor says the lead investigator gains a madness condition then discards 1 eldritch token from this card for each madness condition he has I would have expected the card ...
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Annotated 9x9 Go Games

I've recently started playing Go and I would like to study some annotated 9x9 games, but can't seem to find anything. Does anyone know where I could find such games? If it's free that would be even ...
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Will Rings of Brighthearth + The Chain Veil let me use Chain Veil's ability more than once?

I have a question in regards of using The Chain Veil's Activated Ability: {4}, {T}: For each planeswalker you control, you may activate one of its loyalty abilities once this turn as though none ...
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I'd like to get into Wings of War / Glory but am confused where to start

I became aware of Wings of War / Glory when someone mentioned it as an inspiration for the Xwing Miniatures game. I'm late to the party and would like to understand the differences between Wings of ...
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1answer
142 views

Looking to see why cards are banned [closed]

I'm looking to see why certain cards are banned in certain formats. It doesn't seem to make sense. The specific cards I'm looking for are: Jace, Memory Adept (ok, sort of makes sense) Daggerdrome ...
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1answer
60 views

What has been the evolution or progression of traitor/betrayal/defector games? [closed]

What has been the evolution of games with a traitor/betrayal/defector element? I remember what seemed like decades ago mention of party games like Mafia, Assassin, and as I re-enter the tabletop ...
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2answers
167 views

Creating a TCG - Checking Mechanics

I have created a very simple card game but I am worried some of the mechanics may be shared with others. Is there anywhere I can check this, and what would be the outcome if other games did share the ...
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1answer
50 views

Cribbage scoring rules explanation

There are a lot of web sites that give you cribbage rules. There are small variations here and there and even the "official" source reads ambiguously to me. To narrow my question, let's talk about ...
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Are there any games where some win, some lose, and some don't?

In most games, everyone starts off with the potential to either win or lose. At the end, they've all either won or lost. Some games have a player who's like a referee -- they can neither win nor ...
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2answers
44 views

Cribbage counting a hand

If I have the following in cribbage : 8H, 8D, 9H, 9D, 10C I come up with 4 double runs 8H, 8D, 9H, 10C and 8H. 8D, 9D, 10C and 8H, 9H, 9D, ...
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Does Gwent from Witcher 3 take inspiration from existing tabletop games? [closed]

I'm new to card games but I really enjoy the minigame called Gwent in the Witcher 3 video game. Are the mechanics of this game represented closely in any existing physical board or card games?

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