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Is it possible to build a wide variety of decks at low cost? If so, how?

I was pretty reluctant to get into magic because I knew that: Our game-centric family would want to build a wide variety of decks We are not interested in spending hundreds of dollars on a single ...
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Can multiple spells be activated with the same mana?

So first off I am fairly new to MTG and I was playing with my friend today and he corrected me on my move making. The way I thought it worked is that, for example, if I have a creature that requires 1 ...
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How should I modify Risk to play with 7 persons

I am planning on creating my own version of Risk in such a way that we can play it with 7 persons. For this I am planning to create my own map with a local theme. What kinds of ratios/parameters are ...
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Is accepting new survivors mandatory?

In dead of winter Plaid Hat game, when I draw a card that add survivor(s), do I have a choice: to ignore the card? to make noise to find another type of card?
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How many counters for each turn for Abzan?

I've just started playing mtg like a week ago and the first deck I've bought was Abzan Siege. Problem is I'm a bit confused on one thing, how many counters can you put on a creature at each turn? Is ...
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Dealing Damage to Creature soulbonded to Deadeye Navigator

A scenario played out last night that at the time I felt was correct, but the more I think about it, the more I feel uncomfortable about it. I had on the field: Goblin Bombardment Furnace of Rath ...
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Are there any turn 1 win decks? [closed]

So the question is in the title: Is there any deck that can(in the very best case) win in turn 1? It should not be tournament legal, it should not be legacy legal, but it should follow the basic ...
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Where can I find the offical rules to the Dominion promo cards

I have the Black Market, Envoy, Walled Village, Governor, and Stash promotional cards for Dominion. They didn't come with any rules. Where can I get the official rules from Rio Grande Games?
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Go software for studying/reviewing sgf games

I got a great review of my game from another player on GoKGS. So I got this *.sgf file with lots of variants (tree branches) with lots of comments... So now I am looking for a good piece of software ...
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Who determines the target creature or player when a card says “deals 1 damage to target creature or player”?

Vigilante Justice says "Whenever a Human enters the battlefield under your control, Vigilante Justice deals 1 damage to target creature or player." Do I decide if the damage goes to the creature or ...
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What is the point of promoting nobles to watchmen?

In the game "The walled city" you can promote nobles up into towers to make them watchmen. Is there any strategic advantage to doing so? It feels as if you are better off leaving them as nobles, ...
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How to take advantage of Japanese Anti-American strategy

I just started playing A&A 1941. While playing the US, I've tried employing the shuck-shuck. I moved my Pacific fleet to the Atlantic (Japan didn't try a Pearl attack). However, Japan then used ...
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Does exhausting a card with The Force activate its power?

In Star Wars: Empire vs Rebellion, the card "The Force" says the following: Exhaust 1 ready resource card of your choice of either faction. Does exhausting the card mean that the power ...
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How can I store hexagon tiles in a stack?

I have been steadily ordering/printing armies for Neuroshima Hex, and now army storage is becoming a problem: As you can see, there is a small mountain of plastic bags. The current situation is ...
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Card game where you're dealt two role cards you keep hidden

I played a game a couple of months ago that was pretty minimalist. Everyone (6+ players) was dealt two cards that they kept hidden. Each had a role, I think some included Assassin, Baron or Duke(?), ...
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Why are there double paths?

Just started playing, and I noticed there are the double (Any color) paths, I thought that meant two different paths could be taken, but then I noticed it was blocked when one person put their train ...
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Is there any strategic reason to skip a turn to untap Time Vault?

A bunch of recent Channel Fireball videos (LSV, Cheon, LSV again) show players exploiting Time Vault combos, where you untap the Vault with Voltaic Key or some similar effect to take infinite turns. ...
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Does a player have to draw more Destination Tickets when they run out?

In TTR USA, does a player have to draw more Destination Tickets when they run out? (Meaning they've completed all the ones that started with.) Or can they simply continue to play by extending their ...
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Stuffy Doll blocking 11/11 trampler. Phyrexian Obliterator blocks 11/11 trampler

What my problem is when last night a Stuffy Doll blocked my 11/11 trampler, the result was me taking 11 damage and Stuffy Doll absorbing one of that damage from the defending player who took ten ...
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Goblin Brigand and Norn's Annex

My opponent has Goblin Brigand on the battlefield. It says: "Goblin Brigand must attack each turn if able" I control a Norn's Annex. My opponent is unable to produce white mana, but can (of course) ...
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How many actions can you take per turn?

In Settlers of Catan can you conduct multiple transactions on your turn? You roll, collect your resource cards, and then: Can you build a road and a settlement? Can you build a road and do a trade ...
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How much mana can I tap per turn?

So I am fairly new to Magic and I have read the entire rulebook multiple times and it never gave a clear answer," how many mana can I tap per turn", because to would just feel weird to be tapping all ...
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Is there a limit to the number of locomotives used to build a route?

When playing Ticket-to-Ride USA, is there a limit to the number of locomotives used to build a route? It seems unfair to create a 3-space-route with one Train Car card and two Locomotive Cards.
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Catan Junior: When drawing the “pirate ghost” Coco (parrot) card to move the ghost, do you recieve resources?

The rules for Catan Junior, for the "Coco" card with the Ghost Captain state: Move the Ghost Captain as if you had rolled a ‘6’ The description of rolling a 6 says you move the ghost captain ...
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Can a kinged piece jump another king?

Can a kinged piece jump another king piece?
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If I have so few armies I can't attack any more, do I lose the game?

When starting Risk you are spread out and a few bad turns of the dice can leave you so thin you have nothing to attack with. There is nothing in the rules about this. Am I to assume you have lost at ...
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How do I set language in GoKGS?

I am forced to use czech language, but I would like to use English. How can I switch languages in GoKGS? This is what I see when I click File (1st in the menu) and Set preferences (3rd in the ...
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Game of thrones house card rules

A problem we ran into. Do the house cards stack or is what you play permanent. For instance, Baratheon play salladhor saan which makes all boats not your own 0 when supported. The opponent is greyjoys ...
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Pandemic: drawing player cards if already have 7 in hand

In the game Pandemic, after completing your 4 actions the next step is to draw 2 player cards. If already holding 7 in hand, does the rule force you to draw additional cards and subsequently discard ...
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How does the graveyard work in citadels?

Does the graveyard/cemetery card allow a player to take any destroyed building/district (i.e. including other players destroyed districts) into their hand or can they only redeem their own detroyed ...
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What to do with starvation tokens?

The rules state that when the players cannot feed their colony, they should place a starvation token in the food supply and decrease morale for every starvation token in the supply. What to do after ...
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1answer
278 views

Use exactly 36 combinations instead of two dice

I like playing Settlers of Catan with one extension: "Catan: Event Cards" The deck consists of 36 dice cards to represent the 36 different combinations that can be rolled with 2 dice. This means that ...
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How many Magic The Gathering cards have been printed?

I wonder how many Magic: The Gathering cards have been printed I in total (including all languages, all editions). And I don't mean unique different cards, but really actual printed cards. It must ...
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On playing the Agricola Bielefeld minor improvement called Bielefeld Playing Cards, does it include animals?

We are playing with the Agricola Bielefeld card deck. When playing the card called "Bielefeld Playing Cards", it says whenever you use an accumulation space, place all items on this card until you ...
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Diplomacy: What happens when two units attack each other with unequal support?

In a game of diplomacy I am playing, a Turkish army in Moscow is attacking Warsaw with support from Ukraine, Galicia, and Silesia. A Russian Army in Warsaw is attacking Moscow with support from ...
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What planeswalker cards can be used as commanders?

Can any Planeswalker be used as a Commander, or just the ones that say "XXXX can be your Commander" on the card?
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Unnatural Axe Santa vs. Elf and the Mummy card

In an epic Munchkin game with the Unnatural Axe extension, we had an Elf player encounter Santa. Santa is normally a level 9 monster, but that changes by -5 because Santa trusts Elves. Silly Santa. ...
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What does it mean that Mistcutter Hydra can't be countered?

Mistcutter Hydra says it "cannot be countered." What does that mean? Is it like saying that it cannot be blocked? Or it can not be stopped from being summoned this turn or what? I have no idea what ...
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Where do MTG spoilers come from and why are the images low quality?

I'm quite new to MTG, joining just within the Khans block. I've seen spoilers for Fate Reforged and I'm wondering: if the spoilers came from Wizards then why do the images look like they've been taken ...
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Cards granting emblems

Are there any spells (sorceries, instants) that grant emblems? The only way to get an emblem that I've seen so far is for a planeswalker's ability to grant an emblem. I wonder if there is any other ...
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Blocking with First Strike + Deathtouch

Rule 509.3 says: Third, for each blocking creature, the defending player announces that creature's damage assignment order, which consists of the creatures it's blocking in an order of that ...
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Koi-Koi : does players score their points in case of tie game?

This question refers to the Hanafuda gard game, with Koi-Koi rules. When you form a Yaku (let's say a 1 point Yaku : Tane, 5 animals), you've got the possibility to call Koi-Koi and keep playing the ...
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Does an attacking creature have to deal lethal damage to the blocking creatures before dealing damage to the other blocking creatures?

This rule: 510.1c A blocked creature assigns its combat damage to the creatures blocking it. If no creatures are currently blocking it (if, for example, they were destroyed or removed from combat), ...
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Where can I find a Complete Spoiler list of Risk Legacy's packets & pockets?

In short, I need a list of all the cards contained in all the packets and pockets. Background: I completely played through a copy of Risk Legacy with some friends at the beginning of this year, it ...
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Combat casualties

In Got board game, what happens if someone attacks a territory held by another player, and wins but after combat has no troops to move cause of casualties? Does that player have to put power tokens in ...
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“Enchantment Creatures” and “Enchanted Creatures” [duplicate]

Is a enchantment creature card considered to be a creature that is enchanted? I need to know for Winds of Rath, which destroys all creatures that aren't enchanted.
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Targeting question in regards to illegal target

I'm watching this video from the Judge's Corner on YouTube: Targeting - Judge's Corner #10. One example shows these cards being played: Middle first, left second, right third. The video says that ...
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How to store and organize cards for Magic the Gathering?

I know there exist people who collect more than play, but I want to know how people organize cards who frequently build new decks and therefore want to be able to find cards quickly. After a few ...
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When I tap a creature to attack with it, does that also activate abilities that require tapping it?

When I declare my attackers, that causes the attacker to be tapped. What happens if the attacker I tap has an ability that is triggered by tapping? Would I have to tap the creature before the combat ...
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Is there a good second player tic tac toe strategy

I like serious board games. But my smaller children aren't there yet. One of them likes tic tac toe. The assumptions here are that your opponent will block whenever you could win on the next move, ...

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