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Board game dice-unrecognized [closed]

I found a white die in our box of board games and I don't know what game it belongs to. It has six sides with white numbers on them; 1 - 6, one number to a side. Each number has an orange circle ...
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Axis and allies Europe 1940 2nd edition

Example: French capital occupied by Germany. Britain lands a mechanized infantry in Morocco. Can they blitz thru Allied Algeria and Tunisia and take them (occupy them) even though it's just a ...
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2answers
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What is the one-turn win combination, using Zada, Hedron Grinder, that requires the least number of cards and external effects, in Modern?

Having only been playing for a bit over a year I am not very knowledgeable on cards outside of standard. I recently got smashed at FNM by a Zada deck which prompted me to look into this for modern ...
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2answers
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What Betrayal at House on the Hill scenarios can work with just two players

Are any of the scenarios in Betrayal at House on the Hill suitable for just two players? I'm asking as I'd like to play just with my wife at times, but the instructions say it requires three ...
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First blood on the same initiative step

If two opposing forces completely destroy each other at the same initiative step in combat, who is regarded as the first casualty for the purposes of things like first blood?
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Older Pokemon cards

I can tell by checking sites that older Pokemon cards are most likely not allowed in a tournament setting. Would that include energy and training cards? They should seem to be generic and okay.
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Painter's Servant vs Emrakul

What happens in the following situation? My opponents got the Painter's Servant and Grindstone lock going on but I have a Emrakul, the Aeons Torn in my deck that keeps me shuffling my graveyard ...
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If I kill an opponent's Guile while I control a Planar Void will they get to shuffle it back into their library?

This came up in a commander game last week. Cards Read: Guile: When Guile is put into a graveyard from anywhere, shuffle it into its owner's library. Planar Void: Enchantment - Whenever ...
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Do death triggers still happen if I am at 0 or less life after combat damage?

Here's the situation: I'm the defending player and being attacked for lethal damage. I block with all my creatures but still would take enough damage to bring me to 0. Among my blocking creatures ...
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Can you transmute before taking energy tokens?

Let's say I have 7 energy tokens, and choose a die face that includes both transmutation and energy tokens. If I tried to take energy tokens, I would lose any extra energy, because I can't hold more ...
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Protection and damage prevention spells [duplicate]

Scenario-> I have pro-red creature like Burrenton forge-tender. I cast Divine Deflection for 2, targeting the forgetender and my opponent. I then cast Pyroclasm Does the 2 damage to the forgetender ...
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If Thanos has an attack of 0, do I still need a hero with the attack symbol to fight him?

This seems unusual, but I encountered this last night. I was playing solo with Thanos as the mastermind and Steal the Weaponized Plutonium as the scheme. This scheme adds a villain group to the ...
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How are new conventions established in Contract Bridge?

I was reading an article discussing the nature of cheating in Bridge, and started wondering: If all pre-arranged signals between partners are forbidden, then how do new bidding conventions come into ...
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1answer
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When is it worthwhile to aim for visits from Nobles?

I've played quite a few rounds of Splendor over the past few months, but I've almost never come across a situation where a visit from a Noble has made a difference to the outcome of the game, except ...
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3answers
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In Warhammer 40k is it possible to have your army use vehicles from other factions?

Is there anything in the rules that say you can have your army use vehicles from another faction? I use Harlequins and I always thought about trying something new and using some Eldar vehicles like a ...
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1answer
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Catan : how to play with extension 5-6 players when we are less than 5?

I bought the game with the 5-6 player extensions : If I want to play at 3 or 4 players, do I have to remove additional elements of the game ? or is it common to play at 3 or 4 players for a game ...
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In Tzolk'in, can you be at negative points?

On the second turn of the game, I angered the Gods when I needed to beg for food. I wasn't up on any of the temple tracks, so moving backwards is supposed to give me negative points. At this point, I ...
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Token creator gets countered?

When a creature that produces tokens is countered, does it still produce tokens? I.e. if Wurmcoil Engine is countered before it hits the battlefield, does it still produce tokens when it goes into ...
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1answer
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Was there ever a non-1st Edition version of the Machamp found in the 2-player Starter Set?

Back when I collected Pokémon cards, I received a 2-Player Starter Set, which included a 1st Edition Holographic Machamp. As far as I know, everybody who got this set received the same 1st Edition ...
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118 views

What are the probabilities of getting any or all five cards of Exodia using a specified monster card effect

In Yu-Gi-Oh!, there exists a monster effect card called Morphing Jar, which has the following effect: FLIP: Both players discard their entire hands, then draw 5 cards. There are more ...
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Is the Commander strictly fixed during deck construction?

I expect that the answer to the question in the title is "yes", but I'm not sure where the official rules for Commander deck construction are. Is a chosen Commander a property of the deck, or is it ...
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3answers
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Bridge: Is it a rule that you must announce the meaning of partners opening bid

Bridge Playing SAYC Is it a rule for partner to announce to the defenders what an opening bid (eg '1C minimum 3') means
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3answers
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End game deciding on dead stones

In a game of Go, we were in a strange position. If my opponent moved at one point to put my pieces in atari, his pieces would get taken. If I moved at that same point my pieces would’ve been taken. ...
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135 views

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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3answers
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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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1answer
126 views

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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71 views

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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6answers
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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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1answer
370 views

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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215 views

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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1answer
75 views

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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1answer
38 views

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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1answer
32 views

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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1answer
197 views

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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1answer
68 views

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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3answers
259 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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8answers
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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
429 views

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
138 views

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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4answers
267 views

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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1answer
192 views

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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2answers
175 views

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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1answer
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
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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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