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How long should a draft round last by official rules?

I'm making an app for assist player during Magic gameplay, and I'd like to add a section for drafting. But I can't find anything official, the only official source about it, is inside the ...
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268 views

Are the yellow roof buildings inns?

In the new 2015 edition of Carcassonne Inns and Cathedrals, there are yellow roof buildings on some of the road pieces. Are these inns?
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Is there a set of better rules for Monopoly? [closed]

Monopoly is pretty infamous for sucking. Has anyone ever reconstructed the rules from the ground up to make it a better game? If it were a video game I'd ask for a total conversion mod or something ...
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1answer
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Yellow cards that change the trading rules: how many coins should I pay?

If you have a yellow card that gives you the right to buy something for one coin, do the opponent's resources still take effect? For example if my opponent has two stone and I have the card that ...
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Do you get an extra turn at the end of the age?

If you build a wonder that gives you another turn as the last turn in an age, and there are no cards left, do you forfeit the extra turn?
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What is Doppelganger's attack when in the HQ?

While playing the scheme Invade the Daily Bugle News HQ, I ended up having a single villain in the city: Doppelganger from Maximum Carnage. I drew a Scheme Twist card, which triggers the following ...
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In what order do creatures return from the graveyard with “March from the Tomb”? [duplicate]

In which order are cards returned from the graveyard with March from the Tomb: Return any number of target Ally creature cards with total converted mana cost 8 or less from your graveyard to the ...
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Opening bid in first seat

opening bid, I have: S: AKQ9873 H: AQ D: xx C: Qx Could I ever justify opening 4 spades? I have more than eight tricks in my own hand, with seven of them in spades. At the same time, I fear the ...
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Can Astral Slide plus Viridian Shamen kill Glimmervoid living off of Blinkmoth Nexus?

I'm slightly uncertain about the finer points of the rules and how they might play out in a match-up between the 2004 world championship decks of Julien Nuijten (slide) and Aeo Paquette (affinity). ...
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How would some of the top deck archetypes handle discard decks? [duplicate]

In the past, I asked how to fight a discard deck, one that's designed to just empty your hand as fast as possible with cards like Hymn to Tourach and many others. I have also read this question on ...
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What happens to Auras and/or Counters on a creature that is targeted by a Cloudshift?

If I cast Cloudshift on a creature with counters, does it retain its counters or does it loose its counters? What about Auras? Would a creature that was Cloudshifted keep its auras?
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Would a Cloudshift targeting Zada, Hedron Grinder also target tokens?

Zada, Hedron Grinder copies instants and sorceries that target him only for all the rest of my creature that the intant or sorcery could target. If I cast Cloudshift, targeting Zada, would it create ...
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1answer
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How do undying triggers resolve against exile and other players reanimating my graveyard?

So I play casually with a sacrifice and undying combo, which plays around with instant speed self sacrificing to avoid pesky control tactics. I'm wondering if it actually works how I think it does. ...
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1answer
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How to deal with Enchantments outside of G/W?

I have done gatherer searches for "destroy" and "exile" target enchantment with White and Green excluded. Are there any options, save counterspells, for dealing with them?
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1answer
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Does the effect “Reduce all HP recovery by 2” affect Setback's cards?

In the Time Cataclysm environment, there is a card called Oppressive Smog that has the following text: Oppressive Smog Anomaly Reduce all HP recovery by 2. At the start of the ...
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1answer
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Does Upper Deck maintain an official errata for Legendary: A Marvel Deck Building Game?

Given that there are errors on some cards, as indicated by this question, is there an official errata list from Upper Deck? The closest I could find is on Board Game Geek, but this list is a ...
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1answer
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Clarification of creature's subtype for card effects

The wife and I are new players to this particular card game, though not card games in general. We have only dueled twice with MtG so far. We had something come up we were curious about. She used the ...
4
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1answer
55 views

Brain transference in Star Fluxx

The card Brain Transference reads: You and a player of your choice switch seats at the table (leaving your hands). You each take over the other player's entire position in the game, as if you were ...
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1answer
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Is Athelas guarded by Forest Grove

A Journey to Rhosgobel actually has an interesting scenario where you can add Athelas to the staging area. Is it guarded when added by Forest Grove?
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1answer
90 views

Genre-mash up battle game

I am trying to find a game that I had a starter set to when I was younger. I tried doing some online research, but honestly, I don't even know where to start and I can't find anything for it at my ...
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3answers
374 views

When is there no going back on a trade?

In Settlers of Catan, what are the precise rules for when a trade is completed and there is no going back? For example, if player 1 asks if anyone is looking to trade a resource for another resource ...
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1answer
119 views

What is the purpose of castling in chess? [duplicate]

Having played chess on occasion I know the basic rules and moves to the game. However, it seems like a possibly wasted move when there are players who play a dominant game of chess and don't castle ...
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Why does Diregraf Colossus see itself in the graveyard?

The release notes for Diregraf Colossus says: If Diregraf Colossus enters the battlefield from your graveyard, its first ability will count itself among the Zombie cards in your graveyard. ...
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1answer
55 views

Missed! symbol cards against Slab the Killer

Can I play a Bible, Shibata or some other Missed! symbol cards against Slab the Killer?
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1answer
154 views

How can a casino offer 99%+ RTP plus 1% cash back?

So I am checking out a legal, regulated casino and they have video poker with over 99% RTP (return to player) games. And then I also noticed they have a deal where by loading funds using a credit card ...
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3answers
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Why would one player ever need more Army units in a battle than their opponent?

I am learning the rules of Risk, but am failing to understand why, during a battle, one player would ever need more Army units than their opponent? According to the rules of risk, during a battle ...
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1answer
86 views

Can monsters use items with Cheat?

We all know by now that Cheat only allows you to use items you would not usually be able to use. Is there anything in the rules to stop you from giving Cheat to a Monster, and if not, is "being a ...
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1answer
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Can Eldrazi Processor effects “counter” madness?

In a couple of weeks cards with the madness mechanic, Eldrazi Processors, and Eldrazi Displacer are going to be in standard together. The text for Madness reads as follows: “If a player would ...
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0answers
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Is table talk acceptable in tournament play? [closed]

I'm interested in playing boardgames competitively. I want to know if there are any unwritten rules or written rules when the stakes are high. I'm really concerned that cross talk (conversation ...
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2answers
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How is Pandemic Legacy impacted by playing with 2 players?

What are the mechanical/strategic differences in playing Pandemic Legacy: Season 1 with just 2 players, as opposed to 3/4? If discussing Season 1 spoilers is unavoidable, please remember to use the ...
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2answers
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Does Brain in a Jar let you cast a Sorcery at Instant speed?

This question is about the wording on a new card Brain in a Jar: {1}, {T}: Put a charge counter on Brain in a Jar, then you may cast an instant or sorcery card with converted mana cost equal to ...
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1answer
321 views

Is there an extension that converts regular Pandemic to Pandemic Legacy: Season 1?

I own Pandemic. I want to buy Pandemic Legacy: Season 1. It's quite expensive though and it seems that the game board looks the same. Is there an extension to the Pandemic game that reproduces ...
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1answer
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Counting a surrounded non-alive carpenter's square

I was playing against Crazy Stone and we ended up with (essentially) this corner situation: $$W $$ ------------- $$ | . . 5 X O . $$ | 4 1 3 X O . $$ | . 2 , X O . $$ | X X X X O . $$ | O O O O O . $$...
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1answer
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What is a “Small Area” when talking about Cluster Mines? WH40K

When I was building a scout-heavy army, I noticed that cluster-mines could be taken by my scout-bikes to mark a "small area" as dangerous terrain. However, there is no actual measurement in how big ...
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3answers
191 views

Trying to find the name of this patience-style game

I was taught this two-pack version of patience a few years ago and want to know if it has an official name or not. Two packs are shuffled together. 8 columns of 8 rows of cards are layed out face up ...
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147 views

What cards use coin tokens?

My son really wants to play a game with the coin tokens. What are all the cards that use coin tokens?
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1answer
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I need a cheat sheet for PACG

I have a "Pathfinder Adventure Card Game: Skull And Shackles" set. One of my players is sick this week, so I've recruited a substitute. We're partway through Adventure Deck 3. I need to explain the ...
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0answers
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How does “Concealment” transfer to Dedicated Transports? WH40K

I have been looking over the combat benefits from the various force organisations granted by Gladius Strike Forces. The one that interests me is the 10th Company bonus where all units in this Company ...
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1answer
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When using prestige bonus during two player, can I choose Consume VPx2 as my second action?

When playing 2 player (or solitaire) and playing the prestige bonus card, can you choose the second action to be the Consume, VPx2, scoring VPx5 (x3 from the prestige bonus, x2 from the Consume stage)?...
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1answer
36 views

Is the Mystery that is active when the portal opens in Strange Remnants still useful for progressing the investigators?

When starting the Final Mystery in Strange Remnants, players are instructed to place a clue on the card for each solved active mystery. Does this active mystery still remain relevant to the game, i.e....
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1answer
47 views

Fury of Dracula 3rd ed. - Escape as Bat clarification

In Fury of Dracula 3rd edition, when Dracula plays Escape as Bat combat card, and decides to move to a new location, Dracula clears his current hideout, places a new location card there along with the ...
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1answer
201 views

Village/Smithy strategy

I am very newbie to Dominion. Looking at Smithy Village strategy which has the following buying script $8 or more to spend: Province (if you have 5 or more Smithies) $5: Duchy (if there are ...
2
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1answer
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Phase 10 Go Out Rule

The Go Out rule says if you discard your last card that can't be played ends the round. You can't discard to end the round if the card is playable and become a "floater" or in "limbo" till you're able ...
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1answer
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Fury of Dracula 3rd ed. - Fangs point scoring

In Fury of Dracula 3rd edition, does Dracula score 1 point whenever 'Fangs' combat card is resolved, or only if it was resolved with night & mesmerized conditions met? I know the rules just say "...
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Fury of Dracula 3rd ed. - Bats Token and Defeated Hunter

In Fury of Dracula 3rd edition, if a hunter who has a bats token under him/her gets defeated, does the bats token travel with the hunter to the hospital? If yes, since hospitals are adjacent only to ...
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1answer
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Fury of Dracula 3rd ed. - Defeated Hunter and Skipping Actions

In Fury of Dracula 3rd edition, when hunter is defeated, he/she is temporarily removed from the board, and placed at the nearest hospital at the next dawn (as per Rules Reference). This means that if ...
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Determine the solvability of a peg solitaire(solo-noble)

Are there specific patterns we can look in a single configuration of a square peg solitaire game which we can use to determine whether it we can win the game from there or not? I realize the tag ...
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1answer
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Are the reckoning effect Lore checks on Glamour cards considered spell effects?

The Unique Asset "Sealing the Old Ones" allows one to discard spells when a Lore check is passed as a Spell Effect. Glamour Spells from the Strange Remnants expansion don't have a Lore check in the ...
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1answer
49 views

Does anyone know the Campaign Badges for the Second Purging of Lastrati or the 3rd War for Armageddon? **WH40K**

I am in the process of painting an obscure Space Marine army of mine called the Storm Giants. Due to having a similar name to the Storm Lords, I was looking to include a campaign badge from either of ...
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1answer
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Axis & Allies G40 Transport Question

Can a transport enter a hostile sea zone, that was cleared of hostile ships (during the combat phase), during the non-combat phase to pick up friendly units. For example: If the UK fleet N of Egypt ...

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