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Can you sacrifice Animate Dead AND the creature it enchants?

My opponent has a creature with Animate Dead attached to it. I attacked him with Emrakul, the Aeons Torn, forcing him to sacrifice 6 permanents to Annihilator. He wanted to sacrifice both Animate Dead ...
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Will double strike still do anything if I Cloudshift my blocker?

My friend attacks with a creature with double strike (e.g. Boros Swiftblade). I block with a creature, then I Cloudshift it. Do I or my creature take any damage from the double strike?
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Are there viable alternatives to a “three level pre-empt” with a good seven card suit?

Some people I know would "pre-empt" three spades with a hand like the following: (s) AKQxxxx (h) xx (d)xx (c)xx. My preference, however is to open with a "weak two," (spades) basically treating my ...
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61 views

Yu Gi Oh Winged Dragon of Ra attack

The anime says that the Winged Dragon of Ra's attack and defense is what is added up by the attack and defense of the tributes to summon it. The card that is legal for tournaments does not say that on ...
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Exchange two footmen for knight anytime? Game of Thrones

Is it possible to exchange two footmen for a knight anytime? For example, in an area without any castles or strongholds (no mustering points) can I at any time during the game exchange two footmen for ...
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How are you supposed to fight a discard deck?

I get this is kind of a noob question, so bear with me. My friend plays a legacy discard deck, and he'll usually dark ritual or something to make me discard 3-5 cards in the first 3 turns, and by turn ...
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What can I sacrifice for Champion of Stray Souls' ability?

I have a Champion of Stray Souls. It says, in short, that I can trade any number of creatures (sacrifice) for any other creatures in my graveyard. It does not say creatures in my hand or on the ...
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Is“ third seat, favorable vulnerabilty” the only appropriate time to pre-empt with “any seven” of a suit?

I would do this with 8765432 of a suit in third seat, and a "Yarborough" elsewhere in hand, and with favorable vulnerability (not vulnerable vs. vulnerable). Opposite a passed partner, I don't fear ...
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When Purifying the World, can you keep or track monsters you don't usually return to the drawing pile?

Purifying the World allows an investigator to collect the monster tiles of defeated monsters and then flip the card to perform some action based on the number or toughness of tiles he's collected. ...
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In Secret Hitler, what happens when exactly 50% of players vote “Ja!”

In a game of Secret Hitler with an even number of players, what is the result of the election if exactly 50% of the players vote "Ja!"? Does the government get to pass a policy, or does it count as a ...
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508 views

What game asks “who is most likely to…”?

There is a board game popular amongst students at my university back in the mid 90's that I am trying to identify. What I remember (or think I remember) about it is that there was a stack of cards ...
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Can Let's Kill Krampus still be purchased?

I pledged the first Let's Kill Krampus Kickstarter, which was unfortunately unsuccessful. I didn't find out about the second Kickstarter until it had already ended, but it was successful, at least. ...
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Alesha, Who Smiles at Death, and cards with a * as their power

So my question is if I have Alesha, Who Smiles at Death on the battlefield can I use her ability to bring back a creature where * is the cards power, for example Kolaghan Forerunners?
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“Conduit of Ruin” and “Endless One”

If I have a Conduit of Ruin on the battlefield and say that I will be casting Endless One for 10 mana, will the cost reduction of 2 mana from the Conduit of Ruin's effect reduce the X so that the ...
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221 views

Why can the first pawn move in chess move two spaces?

That is, what is the actual reasson this was written into the rules? I'm not very into chess so pardon me if there's an obvious answer.
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Can King Macar the Gold-Cursed be tapped without attacking?

So a buddy and I were playing a game of Magic that turned out to be a really quick game because he got King Macar, the Gold-Cursed out on the battlefield early. He was tapping it without attacking ...
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75 views

In Eldritch Horror, how do you deal with cases when an event forces you to draw a condition card that you already have?

The rules state that a player cannot choose to take a condition when he already has one of that type. How do you deal with cases when an event forces you to draw a condition card? As an example, ...
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1answer
127 views

Should I alert a conventional 'Pass'

My partner and I have a pretty neat system for bidding against opponents opening a weak 2 (2 in a Major = <11 HCP, 6-card; 2 Diamonds as either the Multi or weak with diamonds). In this system, if ...
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302 views

Can you cast Hangarback Walker for X=0 and have it survive with Hardened Scales?

I'm building a deck with Hangarback Walker and Hardened Scales, and I was wondering if I could cast Hangarback for X=0, and it would activate Hardened Scales. Just a thought.
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Can the Xxcha predict a special victory for Sol or Hakan?

The Xxcha have the ability to predict a winner (solo or from an alliance). Can they use this ability to predict the special win conditions? IE: if the Xxcha player predicts Hakan victory on turn 8 ...
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Can't find the rules for Game of Life 1991 UK version

I have the Game of Life board game and lost the instructions. I found the 1977 & 1991 instructions online but they are not the same as my version. On the box there is that mine is of 1992 but ...
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74 views

The sheep and the wolves

When I was a child, I was playing a game such as the following: The game is played on a standard chessboard, but only on the black squares. There are two players: the white player has a single white ...
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270 views

Creatures Dying At Same Time Controller Loses

Player A, B, and C are in a Multiplayer Game. It is player A's turn. Player A has: Sword of Vengeance attached to Kobolds of Kher Keep, a Mystic Crusader, and 1 life. Player B has: Memnite, a ...
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55 views

Can you equip multiples of the same item? [duplicate]

If a survivor has an item equipped (the lighter, for example), can that character equip identical items and would they be able to use all of them as normal?
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67 views

What to do when all basestars are in the Cylon Fleet board?

The last time my group played BSG Board Game, we faced the following situation: A player took a Crisis Card that activated Basestar Attack. But, at that turn, all the basestars were at the Cylon ...
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Doesn't damage occuring in the damage phase occur simultaneously?

I was playing MtG Duels and was up against an opponent who had me down to 2 life. They had a Perilous Myr so when it died would deal damage to me - sufficient to kill me. I had a Juggernaut down so ...
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67 views

Accessible (and educational) deck building game for second grade primary school child? [closed]

What deck building / card games would be most accessible to a 7-9 year old? As a bonus, are there any that could encourage his/her learning, in line with his/her abilities at that age? As guidance, ...
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1answer
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Could Panther shark be played face-down defense when summoned by its own effect?

Panther shark effect is : If your opponent controls 2 or more monsters, you can Normal Summon this card without Tributing. If you control "Eagle Shark", you can Special Summon this card (from ...
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1answer
69 views

One Night ultimate werewolf Hunter Question

So I just bought One Night ultimate werewolf and I am about to play it for the first time in about 2 hours but I have a few questions: I know that in the night, you do the action of whatever was ...
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1answer
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If the ancient one awakens after an investigator dies in the mythos phase, does the player draw a new investigator?

When an investigator is defeated after the ancient one awakens, that player is eliminated. What if the investigator is defeated and the ancient one awakens before the end of the mythos phase? The ...
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1answer
247 views

How thick are Dominion cards?

I want to design custom laser-cut boxes to hold my Dominion sets, and I need to calculate how big a box is needed for each expansion. I can easily get the card dimensions online for height and width ...
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1answer
369 views

Different color cubes in one city

If we had a blue city with one black disease cube due to an outbreak and we pull that blue city card during epidemic infection phase, is it an outbreak? We thought that 3 was the max #of cubes one ...
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Dungeon! Quick opening strategy for wizard

We have been playing the wizard for some time, but it looks like the wizard has a lot of challenges: The wizard cannot do well unless it makes it to levels 5 or 6. Having said that, one alternative is ...
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17 views

What does it mean when you prevent a unit from attacking?

For instance, the Illusionist has an ability: Target unfortified enemy does not attack this combat. Does that mean it doesn't deal damage, or that it does not participate at all in combat? IE: ...
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48 views

Diplomacy solo practice site

Are there any sites online that will allow me to practice a) submitting orders accurately. b) allow me to run through attack scenarios online, to see how they end up going?
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326 views

How to tell rarity of old magic cards?

How do you tell the rarity level (common, uncommon, rare) of old magic cards? (Alpha, beta, unlimited, revised)
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1answer
77 views

Can you move backwards 4 spaces right outside of the safety zone?

In Sorry, can I move a pawn that is right outside my start, then pick a move backward 4 spaces card to right outside my safety zone?
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1answer
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Do supply limits apply if you capture ships at a port?

In the situation where your armies are at supply limit, and you capture a territory that has ships in port, do you have to immediately disband armies, or you do you get to keep them until next supply ...
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Once the last mythos card is flipped, is there no point to continuing the game?

Since most (or all) mysteries require waiting until the end of the mythos phase to officially complete them, is there no point to continuing the game once you flip the final mythos card and still ...
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2answers
155 views

Magic: The Gathering Sorcery vs Activated Abilities

The question I have is for a hypothetical situation where even though rules state(if I read correctly) that activated abilities are in their own unique stack to their owner. Player A plays a field ...
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1answer
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Phase 10 card game — playing out

Is it legal to lay out your phase and play out your hand (placing remaining single card in the discard pile) in a given round before all players have had a chance to play in that round (i.e. pick up a ...
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Do I lose a card if I roll 3 bad luck symbols and spend some of them?

If I buy Pension, which costs two bad luck symbols, do I still suffer misfortune because I initially rolled 3 bad luck symbols? The rules state that you select cards as step 2 and then resolve bad ...
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1answer
56 views

What's the point of having ports as a territory?

Clearly ports as a game concept are required as a way of mustering ships, but my question is what their value for being a territory in themselves is, as opposed to simply allowing the player to muster ...
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1answer
107 views

If you decide to play for “top or bottom” in duplicate, are you supposed to consult with partner?

Sometimes, if a player falls behind in a duplicate tournament, he will try to alter his standing by doing things that the "crowd" would not (e.g. making safety plays), getting a top score if he is ...
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379 views

Does a card moving from Exile to Exile count as being moved?

I know the Commander replacement effect allows you to move your Commander to the Command Zone if it would be exiled or put into its owner's hand, graveyard or library from anywhere. My question is ...
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Do commanders “die” if they go to the command zone instead?

If my commander would die and I opt to move it to the command zone instead of the graveyard, does it cause a "when a creature dies" ability trigger? An example would be Fool's Demise. If my opponent ...
2
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1answer
359 views

How does Tarmogoyf interact with changelings?

What would happen if you had a Mirror Entity (or any card with changeling) in your graveyard and a Tarmogoyf in play? Would Tarmogoyf's ability only count Mirror Entity as a shapeshifter type creature ...
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Can I legally make a boggle variant? [closed]

Is it legal to create a boggle version that has a different name, language and rules without being sued by hasbro?
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In duplicate, is it ethical to base your play on other people's body language?

In bridge, there are some times when you can assure yourself of x number of tricks (just enough for your contract) by making a safety play to guard against an adverse 4-1 distribution. If you don't ...

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