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In bridge, should you be more careful with takeout doubles over one spade?

With a hand like (s) Axxx (h) KQxx (d) Kxxx (c) x, I would gladly make a takeout double over one club. That's because my partner would have a choice of three suits to bid at the one level. Change the ...
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Floodtide Serpent and Can't Attack Enchantments

I control Krasis Incubation enchanting my Floodtide Serpent. My mana pool is empty and I have no way to gain more mana this turn. The only enchantment I control is Krasis Incubation. Floodtide Serpent ...
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Can Bear Hug force a player to destroy an Incorporeal minion?

The wording on Bear Hug states: Each other player destroys his or her minion with the least power (owner chooses in case of ties). The wording on Incorporeal states: Play on one of your ...
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Where can I find a printer for a budget game board?

I'm trying to get a board printed for a game I'm making. Are there any companies/websites that can provide this service relatively cheaply? Ideally, each board would cost $5 or less. The material ...
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Can I use multiple items and spells in one action?

I was wondering if I could use multiple items and spells in one action. The rules say Although an investigator cannot perform a component action from a single component more than once each ...
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Why is Femme Fatale so expensive to install?

Femme fatale costs 9 to install and I am struggling to figure out why it costs so much. The card has the ability to render a piece of ice fairly useless by allowing you to break its subroutines by ...
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What do I use the curse and coin randomizer cards for? [duplicate]

I have the big box Dominion which includes Prosperity and Alchemy. It came with randomizer (purple-backed distinct) cards for curses and coins. What are these used for? I understand the Kingdom ...
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Is it ever better pass and not hit in backgammon?

I'm learning how to play Backgammon with GNU Backgammon and I noticed that the hints sometimes give better odds for a move WITHOUT a hit. Can anybody explain this for me? 1. Cubeful 2-ply 13/7 ...
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Do cards like Giant Growth create a one-shot or continuous effect?

I'm curious as to how a card like Giant Growth works. I'm not sure if the effect on it is a one shot effect, a continuous effect, or something else. If I had to guess, I think it works as follows: ...
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What exactly does “can't block alone” mean?

Some cards, such as Loyal Pegasus and Mogg Flunkies feature the rules text Card name can't attack or block alone. For attacking, this is unambiguous; the creature can only attack if another ...
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What are the rules when accessing a remote server with upgrades?

Android netrunner has a seemingly endless and complex set of rules. I was hoping to get a clarification on how accessing a remote server works. In the rules it states you get access to all cards when ...
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Cold contract in bridge

A cold contract usually means that a contract, which makes on most reasonable lines, as the cards lie. You hear people say, "He managed to find a line to go down in a cold contract". (Note: the ...
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Can I sacrifice an opponent's creature to Shadowborn Demon?

I have a Shadowborn Demon and I was a little curious about the description of it. It specifically says "At the beginning of your upkeep, if there are fewer than six creature cards in your graveyard, ...
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How does Snare! work in Netrunner?

Snare! says ,"If accessed from R&D the runner must reveal it". It then allows the corp to pay 4 coin to give 3 net damage and add a tag. It also mentions to ignore this affect if Snare! is ...
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Do you need a program to make a run in Netrunner?

The definition for interaction in netrunner seems a tad vague and I was hoping to clear up some points. I know you can run through ice and accept subroutines if you do not have the appropriate ice ...
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Has anyone experienced “too many players” in a game of monopoly?

The rules say that the game is for 2 to 8 players. But there are only eight monopolies on the board, meaning that in a game of eight players, there would only be an average of one monopoly for each ...
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Plasma missile fleet retrating mechanics? [duplicate]

We had a game in which one player bought plasma missiles and loaded them onto his fleet. When he attacked the GCDS in round 8, he took out all of the defenders armies except for one interceptor. He ...
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Penalty For Skipping Priority

Sometimes when I pass my turn, my opponent simply untaps and, if nothing triggers during upkeep, they draw. This can be a major headache for me when I want to cast Mana Short after my opponent untaps ...
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What to do when briefcases in the bag run out?

Near the end of the game, when a price adjustment occurs 9 or 10 briefcases can be puled from the bag, but only 5 will be replaced. I played recently where the bag ran out of cases except for these 5 ...
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Auras on creatures with protection

I have a question about a new Born of the Gods card. The card is called Silent Sentinel. It has the text that says: Whenever Silent Sentinel attacks, you may return target enchantment card ...
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Does ice ever break in Netrunner?

I recently learned how to play Netrunner and it seems to me that the corporation has a large advantage because ice doesn't break if bypassed. As a corp I can just keep piling on ice and the runner ...
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Do I get more cards if my hand is empty at the end of my turn?

What do I do if I have zero cards left in my hand at the end of my turn? Do I wait until the end of my turn then draw the usual one card at the beginning of my next turn or do I draw a new seven card ...
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How to make custom Cards Against Humanity Cards?

Cards Against Humanity has a free download for a PDF to print custom cards (e.g. PDF for printing custom white cards). However, it seems that these cards are not the same shape/size as the official ...
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What happens if both players have the ability to pump their creature an unlimited number of times?

Say that both players each had 2 Leaden Myr, 2 Myr Galvanizer, and a Nantuko Shade. (Or any other way to get unlimited mana, and a Nantuko Shade). Player 1 attacks with his Nantuko Shade, and player ...
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MTG—Multiple Card Stack Confusion

A friend and I recently ran into a scenario and we're not sure how it would play out. My friend plays Shade's Form on one of his creatures. (B: This creature gets +1/+1 until end of turn." When ...
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Mahjong - declaring another player dead

I played the other day with a very experienced player who held the 2(same) of the 1 tile that I needed to go win - she stated based upon where she knew I was playing, she was declaring my hand dead ...
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In LOTR with Sauron, what's the timing of Nazgul cards?

We were playing the LOTR board game (Reiner Knizia) with the Sauron expansion (me as Sauron). On a player's turn, I played a Nazgul card. They interrupted the card with yellow cards, putting the ...
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When can an Ætherling use its blinking ability?

If an Ætherling blocks something that could kill it, can it then use its blinking ability before it takes damage? I can't stop it with anything as it blocks and leaves with no damage. U: Exile ...
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If you have multiple wonders do you get multiple special powers?

In 7 Wonders some stages of building a wonder provide special powers. For example stage of 2 of Olympia (side A) allows you to build one free structure per age. If you have built 2 wonders in this ...
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Extra Story Cards for Firefly

Does anyone know of a place that compiles extra story cards for Firefly: The Board Game? I'm aware of the 'First Time in the Captain's Chair' official one, but I'd like to try some others too.
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Are Magic The Gathering Proxy cards illegal to print? [closed]

I tried to print a bunch of Magic the Gathering Proxy cards through my local Costco. (An MTG Cube) They called me up and told me that those cards are copyrighted material and that it would be ...
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In bridge, should East consider “overtaking” his partner's lead if able?

One example is if West leads a Q (top of a sequence) against a NT contract, and East plays K from Kx to unblock. If allowed to hold the trick, East would lead back the x. My understanding is that ...
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A&A surprise strike on loaded aircraft carrier

In Axis and Allies 1941, submarines can make a surprise attack surprise strike: Each attacking submarine conducting a surprise strike rolls one die, scoring a hit on s roll of 2 or less. After an ...
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Tabletop game similar to Civilization, set in Antiquity

I played this game a few years ago and suddenly feel the need to find it again. The board represented most of Europe and North Africa. Each player had an empire and was represented by a historical ...
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Why is Wizards breaking the color pie (at least in Legacy)? [closed]

Mark Rosewater, Magic head designer and weekly column writer, in many different occasions wrote about R&D will of creating the fewest number of cards that break the color pie. While I think this ...
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How does the help system work in munchkin?

The rules say to add your combat strength to theirs and in a separate section it says that your combat strength is your level plus weapons etc. In our first few games this essentially meant that ...
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How does Perplexing Chimera work with multiple triggers on the stack?

Perplexing Chimera is a new card in Born of the Gods. It reads as follows Enchantment Creature - Chimera Whenever an opponent casts a spell, you may exchange control of Perplexing Chimera and ...
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Questions about the game-play of Cluedo

While playing the game, "Cluedo: Discover the Secrets," we always seem to have an argument about what we can do and what we can't. So, I've came here to put the questions to rest and hopefully have ...
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Can I complete a quest during the “Waterdeep Harbor” phase?

Can I place an agent in Waterdeep Harbor, complete a quest, and later, after all players have finished, place my agent on another space and complete a second quest? Using this strategy, a player ...
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Is it possible to copy a land with Mimic Vat that is turned into creature by an enchantment?

I am considering creating a deck which utilizes a strange combo if it can be done. It uses Mimic Vat in combination with Awaken the Ancient. I want to make it so that when my land, which is a 7/7 ...
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When do routed units capture a castle/stronghold

If some units rout and are able to retreat in to a territory that has an unoccupied castle or stronghold, does that castle count as captured immediately? Or do you need to wait until the next turn ...
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How does Shadowborn Demon work?

A question about the rules on Shadowborn Demon: When Shadowborn Demon enters the battlefield, destroy target non-Demon creature. At the beginning of your upkeep, if there are fewer than six ...
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How does Fuse work?

If you have a card like Profit and Loss you get the Fuse special rule I'm a little unclear how it works? Do you have to cast both sides in the same turn? If you don't can you cast one of the ...
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Sorry! Fire Token Bumping Rule

In Sorry! if I have the fire token, and I advance to the next corner fire slot before drawing my card, do you bump somebody else back to start who is on the fire slot before drawing the card? My ...
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What is the original purpose of Bazaar of Baghdad?

I have a lot of interest in Bazaar of Baghdad {T}: Draw two cards, then discard three cards. I know how powerful this card is in a Dredge deck in Vintage and thus why it's banned in Legacy, but ...
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Play before a base score: deciding the order

I can read in the manual that the active player plays first whenever there's a decision about who first resolves an action. But in this case, what if many players have MULTIPLE cards that can be ...
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Can I spend Stimhack credits after accessing cards?

Stimhack gives me 9 credits that I have to spend during a run. Cards like Clone Chip allow me to install programs during a run. I can obviously use my Stimhack credits to pay for these programs. My ...
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What happens if Perplexing Chimera is used on a Storm spell?

Perplexing Chimera is a newly spoiled card with the rules text: "Whenever an opponent casts a spell, you may exchange control of Perplexing Chimera and that spell. If you do, you may choose new ...
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What happens if each player has a copy of Archetype of Endurance?

Archetype of Endurance (from Born of the Gods) is a card that says Creatures you control have hexproof Creatures your opponents control lose hexproof and can't have or gain hexproof. If ...
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In the new Tyranid Codex (6th Edition) is the Close Combat Weapons bonus included in Unit profiles?

There have been some changes to the way Close combat weapons work for Tyranids. The rule used to be, that Scything talons were the only CC weapon that would give a +1 Attack bonus. Now it applies to ...

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