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Can Ink Treader Nephilim's Electrolyze copies target players?

I am curious if the Electrolyze copies created by targeting Ink-Treader Nephilim can be aimed at players for 1 point of damage or if all the damage must go to the creatures that Inky specifies the ...
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Can units join a character in combat?

I know a character can join a unit. Can a unit join a character? Can a unit join a character that is in close combat?
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Can my opponent and I decide on a victory condition to avoid a draw?

Say I'm playing against a player and we finish game 2 with 5 minutes left in the round. If we draw, both of us will be knocked down, and most likely neither will be eligible for prizes. I know ...
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Looking for a specific playmat [closed]

I was at the prerelease this weekend and someone had a mat that a friend of mine mentioned that he wanted. I tried some googling, but didn't have much success and was hoping someone here might ...
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Are there cards which work differently on Ink-Treader Nephilim depending on who controls it?

Are there any cards I could play on Ink-Treader Nephilim that would act differently based on who had control of the creature, for that matter, are there any cards in the game that do this at all?
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What Mana Fixing should I use in Khans of Tarkir Sealed Format?

How do you know how much banners do you place in your deck? I've been practicing with this sealed pool generato link, and on average, I get 1 Wedge Land, and 2-3 Heal Lands. Is that enough mana ...
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Can a unit join another unit if they are the same type of unit?

Can a unit join another unit if they are the same type of unit? If so, what are the conditions for which they can join? For example, can they join the other unit while the other unit is in close ...
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If a chariot dies, does the character die also?

In warhammer fantasy. If I put a character into a chariot and the chariot dies in combat, does the character die with the chariot? For example, putting a necromancer into a corpse cart and the cart ...
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Can I use Mirror Strike on Ink-treader Nephilim when it's not attacking?

So I am making an EDH deck featuring Ink-Treader Nephilim (yes I know its not legendary but the deck will be like five bucks to make and I'm sure someone will want to play with it). As I am looking up ...
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Can I use tokens and basic lands from outside my format?

This may sound like a noob question but I cannot find answer anywhere and I still learning all new stuff since I last played so I will ask here. What does the rules say about using non-format tokens ...
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Do “enter the battlefield” abilities trigger heroic? Do creatures that leave and reenter the battlefield trigger again?

So, here's the play: Player 1 has Staunch-Hearted Warrior on the field. They play Living Totem and target the warrior, giving the warrior a +1/1 counter. Question 1: Would Living Totem's ability ...
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How many times can Proxima Cenatauri Scholars use its owner benefit?

I am a bit confused about the owner benefit for Proxima Cenatauri Scholars. The Scholars may not place or removemore than one field generator per turn. Does this mean : a) the Scholars can only ...
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In Twilight Struggle, can I place influence in countries that border my superpower?

For instance, as the US, I want to place influence in Mexico. The only other influence I have in Central America is in Panama, a few spaces away. Thematically this seems obvious, yes. They're ...
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Which programs can break subroutines on a trap?

If I Rez a trap (eg: Howler) which programs can break subroutines on it? Is it just AI like Crypsis or are there others?
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Are there any resources available for building custom battle decks?

I work with a group of people who frequently like to play table top games and the like during lunch hour, and I've been wanting to play some M:TG. The problem though, is that Only myself and one ...
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Can you Rez an upgrade during a run? And when?

If I have an upgrade (eg: Strongbox) on a server (eg : Archives) - can I Rez it during a run? If i can, how does this differ if there is Ice or not?
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How does Rageblood Shaman's ability work?

How does the static ability of e.g. Rageblood Shaman work? The wording is "Other Minotaur creatures you control get +1/+1 and have trample. " The questions I have are: a) If Rageblood Shaman is on ...
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How can I remove a Darksteel Citadel animated by Nissa, Worldwaker?

After the coming rotation with Khans of Tarkir being released, will there be any way to remove from the battlefield a Darksteel Citadel that has been turned into a creature by Nissa, Worldwaker's ...
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Can you destroy your own starbases?

The title says it all. Can I destroy my own starbase? Why would you want this? You might want to 'move' the starbase to another system. By destroying your own starbase you can build a new one ...
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Playing Pathfinder ACG with all adventure deck cards in early scenarios

My fiance and I just finished playing the Pathfinder ACG through all of the adventure decks and are thinking about getting started again with all new characters from the beginning. The question we ...
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Can a Dragon Mage wear magic armour?

In the 8th Edition High Elf book the Dragonmage is equipped with heavy armour. This is very unusual for a (non-chaos) wizard. A normal wizard cannot wear armour, magic or otherwise. Does the fact ...
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Ecplise - Population Cubes full on return

I played a game of Eclipse last night and we encounter a discussion about returning Population Cubes. The scenario: You have taken over a system (A) with 2x lab, and a system (B) with 2 white ...
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How does Death-blow work in Warhammer Quest?

I m not sure if this belongs here or in RPG, as I feel Warhammer Quest kind of straddles the line between the two. I am also unable to create a tag for Warhammer Quest, so it's tagged Warhammer ...
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Is older MTG Online client not supported any more?

I have both older MTG Online III (version 3.4.82.414) and the very latest MTG Online client installed. The older one fails when running both Kicker.exe or Renamer.exe since it tries to reach which ...
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How to build decks with cards not present in my MTG Online collection

Previously in MTG Online was possible to build decks with cards not present in your collection. This is not possible any more in the latest MTG Online client. Can someone advice on how I can build a ...
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Checkers (Draughts) Capture all pieces in 1 move

What moves would have to be played leading up to this, obviously both players would have to chip in, but how would this work? Is it even possible to get this board playing with actual rules?
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Can you play a new player game of Carcassonne w/o farms?

I've taught Carcassonne to a number of new players (it's a great "gateway game")! However, the problem that I keep having is with the farmers. Players are able to quickly grasp the idea of putting ...
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What stategy should I use when playing as the engineers?

I played terra mystica for the first time recently as the engineers. I decided to pick good bridging starting locations, build a stonghold and a bridge the first turn, and spend the rest of the game ...
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Is it possible to determine the exact probability of getting a card in a pack?

I am building a draft cube and cannot decide how many of a certain card I should put into it. Is there anyway to know exactly how likely a specific card is so that I can attempt to duplicate the ...
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Ghost Town - Do abilities of the characters still count?

Claus the Saint can draw! 5 cards. He dies. When the Ghost Town is in effect, is he still allowed to come back and use his ability?
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Bang the bullet - Barrel

After my barrel fails, can I use a missed card from my hand to fend off a Bang! card? Or does it mean that I will immediately take a hit?
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Is there an official rule on “setting up” your deck before play? [duplicate]

It never occured to me that this might not be an action sanctioned for tournament, but me and my friends have always done it as long as I can remember. Every time before a new game, we look through ...
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Luck ability is useless when starting a fire or returning to the camp?

Jean-François and Marguerite de La Rocque abilities say: You may add 1 to any die roll by discarding 1 random story token. This ability can not be used on a reroll. Emphasis on the 'add'. By ...
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What's the most intuitive way to use a die for a pass/fail test?

I'm working on a board game for general, non-gamer audiences. (Think people who have played Monopoly and Uno, but not Risk or Settlers of Catan.) Sometimes the player faces a test with only two ...
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Where are official changes announced by Wizard? [duplicate]

At events and on conversation boards everyone is has stated that as Khans comes out M14 and the Return to Ravnica block is going to be rotating out of standard. I can't find any reason this would ...
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Wagon movement on completion of a feature

The rules for the Wagon state that when the feature it is placed on is completed, it can be move to an unclaimed, incomplete connected feature. To my reading, this means that the feature it is moved ...
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How do I know what cards or sets are legal to play with? [duplicate]

Can I mix older Magic the Gathering cards with cards from Magic 2015? If I have mainly Magic 2015 cards can I play my friends who mainly have older decks?
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Bloodbowl - throw a rock, roll for injury or casualty?

We use the 5.0 living rulebook. The exact wording for the event is the following: Throw a Rock: An enraged fan hurls a large rock at one of the players on the opposing team. Each coach rolls ...
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Are players required to make conquests on their turn?

I did not find it clear in the rules if a player is required to make conquests on his/her turn. Is it legal to turtle on your turn by not making any actions, redeploying troops and then scoring?
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How does Gideon, Champion of Justice's ability work?

Say I use Gideon, Champion of Justice's second ability to turn him into a creature: 0: Until end of turn, Gideon, Champion of Justice becomes a Human Soldier creature with power and toughness each ...
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Is checkers just tactics?

I've been playing tournament chess for 20 years. Recently I started playing checkers (the American version). In chess, tactics is about calculating the next few moves ahead. Strategy is the long-term ...
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Does killing a face-down morph trigger the death triggers printed on the card?

Consider a card like Ashcloud Phoenix (or, for that matter, any card with a death triggers that's turned face down by an Ixidron). When Ashcloud Phoenix dies, return it to the battlefield face ...
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Where can I buy Magic: The Gathering cards? [closed]

Are there web sites where I can buy cards from Magic: The Gathering? I want to buy the Exalted Darkness and Dream Puppets decks from the Xbox 360 version of Magic: The Gathering 2013.
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Can I spend all my life points to draw cards?

The rules of Friday state If at any point you must discard a life point but do not have any remaining, you lose the game. What if I have 1 life point left, and voluntarily discard it to draw a ...
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Can players use cards from a core set in a Block Constructed tournament?

What are the rules regarding playing DCI sanctioned Block Constructed formats with cards from a core set such as M15? (I'm thinking of Innistrad-Avacyn Restored block). Do all players in a game have ...
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Why is Morph not considered an ability?

Reading FAQs concerning Muraganda Petroglyphs and morph cards, a face down morph creature will get the +2/+2 bonus from Muraganda Petroglyphs. What I don't understand is why. Since the face down ...
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Gaining control of a creature while an Aura targeting it is on the stack

It's my opponent turn. I have Prophet of Kruphix on the battlefield, which means I can play creatures as though they had flash. My opponent plays Boonweaver Giant and chooses Spectra Ward, which ...
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Is the medallion being used in Haunt N21?

Zombie Haunt (21) was revealed and then 2 of the players started exchanging the medallion because only the holder could make damage to the Zombie Lord. What I was wondering was is that possible? The ...
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Will Repercussion deal damage to a controller beyond a creature's toughness?

Repercussion's text reads as follows: Whenever a creature is dealt damage, Repercussion deals that much damage to that creature's controller. So: if, for example, a 1/1 creature is dealt 10 ...
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What version of rummy is this?

I was taught this as a young child by my grandmother. It's how my family plays what we call rummy, but I cannot find anything like it online: Two plus players (we've played up to 4), all dealt 7 ...

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