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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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Power Grid China/Korea strategy - is it any different from the base game?

I just got Power Grid China/Korea and was wondering if there was anything (besides for the two markets on the Korea side of the board) I should look for strategy-wise that is different from the base ...
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What happened with Chronicles?

I often read on the internet people referring to Chronicles expansion as a disaster, the worst mistake ever made by Wizards, the biggest drop value in Magic's history.. but nobody explains what ...
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What are the rules with attached creepers in Cthulhu Fluxx?

If I have a creeper attached to an investigator, does that still prevent me from winning? I understand that having a lone creeper in front of you prevents you from winning---unless the goal says ...
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Cloning a card with Tribute

Forthcoming Nessian Demolok has the following abilities. Tribute 3 (As this creature enters the battlefield, an opponent of your choice may place three +1/+1 counters on it.) When Nessian ...
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“Investing” in other players in Monopoly

I once played a (somewhat crazy) game of Monopoly where there were too many players, so not enough properties to go around. I ended up with close to zero property but lots of cash. So I made an ...
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Seeker of Slaanesh Threat Card Clarification

In Relic, this threat card says something along the lines of 'If you win, you may discard 1 corruption card. If you do not, gain 1 corruption card". I interpreted this as if you win the battle, you ...
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What tap effect has priority?

Suppose I control Wellwisher: {T}: You gain 1 life for each Elf on the battlefield. And my friend controls Ballynock Trapper: {T}: Tap target creature. Whenever you cast a white spell, ...
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Creatures with Tribute and targeting

Nessian Demolok, one of the latest creatures revealed in the Born of the Gods spoilers, reads: Tribute 3 (As this creature enters the battlefield, an opponent of your choice may place three +1/+1 ...
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Is Avalon worth getting if I already own The Resistance

I have a copy of the resistance which my group of friends really enjoys. I noticed that there's a game called Avalon in my local games store and am not sure if it is the same game re-skinned, or if it ...
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King of Tokyo, effects of cards after monster death

In King of Tokyo, when a monster dies does the effects of shrink counters or poison counters placed by that monster still apply, or do those counters fall away with the eliminated monster ?
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In Bang!, can you use two beers?

The rules say you can only use one Bang! per turn and one copy of each card can be out in front of you. Does this mean that I can still use two barrels or two Gatlings on my turn?
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Are there any systems or experts that factor in “intermediate” cards in deciding when to bid?

With a hand like (s) KJT864 (h)Kxx (d) Ax (c) xx, I'd open one spade, that is, with 11 hc points and six spades. (Under the rule of 20, I have 11 hcps+ 6 spades + 3 cards in my second suit=20). And ...
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Warhammer Fantasy Tournaments Statistics

I'm looking for raw tournaments result database/statistics, divided per format, date and including army distribution something like this : tabletoptournaments.net but where I cand filter by date and ...
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Do type-changing static abilities allow triggering?

If I have March of the Machines and Soul Warden on the battlefield, what happens when I cast a non-creature artifact like Azorius Signet? When exactly does the card type change?
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Destroying minions with extra power

In SmashUp game: When you have a minion that gets extra power, like the war raptor who gets +1 for every other war raptor including himself: What is the power score that you use to determine if ...
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What are the dragonflies used for in Little Balancing?

My question is about this game for little people: http://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/134434/little-balancing The set is nice quality, it's fun and quick to play, and very collaborative without much ...
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Bidding response to convenient minor bid

If responder to a convenient minor 1 bid has 5 points or less I have been told the correct bid is 1 notrump. Is a convenient minor 1 bid a demand bid?
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Best cross-country route in TTR USA?

There are a number of potential cross country routes in Ticket to Ride USA: the northern route (via Canada, Vancouver to Montreal) the mid northern route (Seattle-Helena-Duluth-Sault St. Marie) the ...
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First-player advantage in Puzzle Strike?

Does Puzzle Strike favor the player who goes first? Puzzle Strike takes a lot of cues from Dominion, and Dominion is well-known for having a distinct advantage for the first player, as discussed in ...
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In Elder Sign, does the “Bind Monster” card avoid an Ancient One effect?

When playing Elder Sign against Yig, I ran into a question I couldn't quite puzzle out from the rules and FAQ. Yig's card reads "Each time an investigator complets the task on a Cultist monster marker ...
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Homegrown solo variants

This afternoon, I played Ascension for the first time - and I played it solo, by simply dealing two decks and playing both players' turns. I had fun, and ultimately Ascension seems like a game where ...
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Is a Boros Guildgate considered a mountain?

I ask this question because I don't know if we can enchant a guilgate, like a boros guildgate as example, with Chained to the Rocks.
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questions about shapesharer

Shapesharer is a creature (shapeshifter) with changeling (this card is every creature type at all times) that, for 2U, states "Target Shapeshifter becomes a copy of target creature until your next ...
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What effects do exhausted cards have?

In the My Little Pony Collectible Card Game official rulebook, it says that While a card is exhausted, it can't be involved in faceoffs or help you confront Problems. This description is a ...
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Are there restrictions on pawn promotion if two pawns are on the same column?

I was playing white and I had one pawn at a7 and the other at a6. My opponent didn't let me promote the pawn to a Queen stating that when two pawns are in the same column then the pawn doesn't get ...
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Flames of War with 1/72 miniatures

I'm not a fan of 1/100 scale (and FoW infantry in 1/100 looks ugly). Can I use 1/72 scale miniatures (infantry miniatures from Zvezda's "Art of Tactic", armor and SPGs from Italeri, etc.) with small ...
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What happens to other Auras on a Creature enchanted with bestowing, when the Creature dies?

Case in point: Ill-Tempered Cyclops has the Auras of (bestowed) Thassa's Emissary and Aqueous Form. Then the Cyclops changes zone (returned to library, hand, gets exiled or moved to graveyard by ...
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Edmond Tanair scoring criteria

What exactly is Edmond Tanair's (scenario #03) scoring criteria? Is it "a mountain per tile score you a victory point"?
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How do Chromatic Sphere, Archmage Ascension, and Panglacial Wurm interact?

If I have an Archmage Ascension in play with six quest counters and a Panglacial Wurm in my library, and I activate Chromatic Sphere's ability as part of the process of playing another spell, as in ...
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Is it practical for the visually-impaired to play in casinos?

When I play games (causally) that involve face-up cards across a table (hold 'em, blackjack, etc), I usually have to either ask that the cards be placed closer to the center (toward me), particualrly ...
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Tapping opponents creatures

If your opponent uses the ability where you can't untap until next turn can he use another card like that and have it stack for multiple turns?
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Portant of Betrayal, protection and bestow creature

What would happen if I Portent of Betrayal'd a creature that had been enchanted by a bestow creature and cast a spell to give it protection from the enchantment's color on it to remove the bestowed ...
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shapesharer and verdant force

Say I have a Shapesharer copy an opponents Verdant Force. The Verdant Force puts a 1/1 green Saproling creature token onto the battlefield at the beginning of each upkeep. The Shapesharer becomes a ...
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First aid skill

In Castaways, Charles Barnard's or Mary Rose Rhone's first aid skill is so poorly worded that it is incomprehensible. It reads: You may roll a die before checking for trauma. If you get a 5 or 6, ...
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Removal of red camp cards from the camp board

In Castaways, the red camp cards stay in the camp board until they are "dealt with". There are some camp cards, such as #51 (Argument), that have no clear condition stating how to "deal with" the ...
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Can a non-instant or sorcery ever have flashback?

Normally the Flashback ability only exists on instants and sorceries. But with all the various strange combinations and rules quirks that exist in MTG, I was wondering if there's anything that can ...
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Can an untapped creature “become untapped?”

If an untapped creature is targeted with an "untap target creature" spell or ability, will it be considered becoming untapped?
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In Axis and Allies, is the Axis “economic victory” condition a valid one?

In Axis and Allies, the Axis, unlike the Allies, do not have to play for the total destruction of the other side. If at any time, they control territories representing 84 industrial production ...
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Do permanents controlled by a player with hexproof also have hexproof?

If I have a Witchbane Orb, then I (the player) have hexproof. Are permanents I control also hexproof? Or am I only hexproof from abilities that target me specifically? Can a card like Wrath of God ...
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do basic lands count against sideboard total?

http://www.starcitygames.com/magic/legacy/21524_The_Long_And_Winding_Road_Legacy_Elves.html All the spells in that deck are green as are all the creatures. And yet the deck has two fetch lands - ...
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Does the starting world dictate your strategy in Race for the Galaxy?

Our board games club recently purchased Race for the Galaxy and we've played around a dozen games so far, plus some research using Keldon's AI (which is excellent). In the base set with one world, ...
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Do you only get one chance at casting a spell?

There is an Encounter card that was drawn that caused Stamina damage. The player has a spell that negates any Stamina damage at the cost of one Sanity if roll is successful. If that roll fails is ...
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Does movement end when you land on an open gate?

If you have 5 Speed and use 1 to move into a location that has an open portal does your movement end or do you continue on into the gate? Similarly if you use your last movement point and land on an ...
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When is a Spell considered to be “Cast”?

Is a spell "Cast" when it is first declared and put on the stack? Or when it resolves? I used to think it was when it resolves. But I think I am wrong. For example, if my opponent puts a creature ...

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