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Do I add all Mask monsters from the base game and expansions when Nyarlathotep is the Ancient One?

Of all the Mask monsters in Arkham Horror, there are 5 in the base game, 1 in Dunwich Horror, 2 in Kingsport Horror, and 2 in Insmouth Horror. If Nyarlathotep is the Ancient One, do I add all Mask ...
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Can I build a settlement if I don't have the building piece for it?

Each player has 5 settlement tokens in hand at the beginning of the game. After placing the 5th settlement, considering I have not built a single city, can I build a 6th settlement?
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Returning card to hand off Emeria Shephard from Plains trigger

If I trigger Emeria Shepherd ability of a Plains, may I choose to place the card in my hand instead of into the battlefield?
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Regal force and cyclonic rift

Say I have 2 green creatures out and I cast Regal Force. My opponent responds by overloading Cyclonic Rift. Do I draw 3, 1, or 0 cards, and does Regal Force get bounced?
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Can I terraform outside of my turn, or during my turn in some other action?

I'm trying to figure out Terra Mystica by myself. One thing I'm having trouble with is the spades used for terraforming. The rules seem very clear that these need to be used immediately — they can't ...
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1answer
82 views

How does US/UK scoring work for the invasion of Japan?

In the game Churchill, how does US/UK scoring work for the invasion of Japan? We've been poring over the rules, coming to several different conclusions. If all US/UK fronts invade Japan at once, how ...
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Sacrifice Question [duplicate]

I have two creatures and barrage of expendables on the battlefield. My opponent casts a spell with the effect: "Each opponent sacrifices a creature" Can I choose to sacrifice creature 1, then before ...
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1answer
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When you get 2 sets of bad luck dice (6 total frowns), can you discard 2 cards from the same stack?

The rules say For every 3 bad luck symbols which a player has .... he must choose and discard one active (lying on top) card from their CV Does this mean he can discard a card, then consider the ...
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Are two Indestructible creatures safe from each other, or do they somehow cancel each other out and destroy each other?

My friend attacked with Colossus of Akros (Monstrous 20/20 indestructible) and I blocked with my Xenagos, God of Revels (6/5 indestructible). I believe that our creatures are safe since indestructible ...
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With which “non-trump” holdings is a 4-4 fit superior to a 5-4 fit?

If a partnership has both a 4-4 and 5-4 holding on one deal, I could see why it would make sense to have the 4-4 holding be the trump suit. The 5-4 holding can take "long" tricks with the fourth and ...
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Is not buying money the worst strategy in Dominion?

From all posts read on Dominion (ie. this), I see a stress on money. I must say that I played only 14 times, but I consistently lose: I try all the times to build a balanced deck , with lot of actions ...
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174 views

Sacrificing an attacking creature that should die

In a recent game, my opponent declared his attacker with a (5/5) creature and I declared my blocker with a (2/3). I then played an Instant to make my (2/3) into a (5/3). Then my opponent used an ...
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2answers
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How exactly does “fight” work?

Of all keywords, fight is the most confusing to me. Whan creature X fights creature Y, do you only count plain power/toughness? How do you count enchantments, counters, static abilities of other ...
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2answers
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Can I voluntarily fail the roll for the Collapsed Room?

The Collapsed Room has the following text: You must attempt a Speed roll of 5+ to avoid falling. If you fail the roll, draw a basement tile and put it in play. You fall there and take 1 die of ...
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2answers
552 views

Where does the phrase “MTG is not a game about reflexes” come from?

I recently got talking to a long term payer who when I asked him why he got into MTG told me that he was heavy into the FPS shooters of the 90's but as a teenager developed a tremor in his hands that ...
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1answer
129 views

When can protection from creatures be played

The other day I was in a situation where my opponent had 3 creatures on the board (4/4, 3/3, 1/1) and I had one creature on the board (6/6). My opponent attacked with all three creatures and I chose ...
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2answers
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Progentius vs Cowardice

So my friend thinks that Cowardice will get rid of Progenitus but since a spell can't target Progenitus it can't target it. Now he also said I can target it but it fizzles but he would be doing an ...
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0answers
55 views

In case of same card in both player [duplicate]

Suppose two players in a game of poker (assume Texas Hold'em) have cards with the same values. For example, Player A and Player B have the cards 4 & 9. The board shows a 2,3,4,7, and 8 face up. ...
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Life gain against fatal spell damage

I was recently in the following situation. I had an untapped sunscorch regent and 5 life. It was my opponents turn and he cast Beacon of destruction. Would I have died or would I have 1 life ...
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1answer
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Forbidden Island - Extending to 5 players

I'm having friends over this weekend and we are going to play Forbidden Island, we are 5 all in all and was wondering if we can play Forbidden Island with 5 players. Are there any adjustments to be ...
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2answers
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Does guiltfeeder still cause loss of life if it's killed by an instant after attacking?

If an opponent attacks me with Guiltfeeder, and I destroy it with an Instant after it has been declared an Attacker, what happens? Fear Whenever Guiltfeeder attacks and isn't blocked, ...
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3answers
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In magic the gathering can I tap a creature at the attacking/blocking phase?

I was looking at this link and was kind of confused. In Magic, when can I tap my opponent's creatures to prevent them from attacking? So if a instant says tap target creature and they attack I ...
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2answers
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What's the best way to teach/learn the Game of Thrones board game for people who haven't played before? [closed]

Recently some friends and I got together to play the Game of Thrones board game, but the game didn't happen. We spent an hour setting the game up, and started learning the rules, before giving up as ...
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1answer
116 views

Efficient Elemental Manland Creation

I know cards like Nissa, Worldwaker will get a whole bunch of new lands and make them into Elementals, but are there any way to make all the lands you currently have on the battlefield into ...
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1answer
42 views

Can the Powder Tower be used while its owner is bewitched?

I played as Witch and bewitched Thief. The Thief has previously built the Powder Tower and would like to use it at the turn he's bewitched. Can the Thief or the Witch use the Powder Tower this turn?
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1answer
76 views

Arkham Horror: Is there any thematic introductory text out there for first time players?

I'm going to play Arkham tonight with a couple of friends which they don't have any previous Lovecraft experience. Is there any short text which I could use to introduce them to the Cthulhu Mythos ...
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587 views

Do I lose control of a creature if the aura which granted me control of it is destroyed?

I gain control over a creature with e.g. Hypnotic Siren. Do I lose control over that creature if the enchantment is destroyed?
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1answer
225 views

Protection from color vs hexproof

If I have a prevent all damage from a green source and I am attacked with a creature who is black green and the opponent has paid for its hexproof ability, will I still be protected?
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1answer
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Should reckoning effects be executed as if done simultaneously?

Should reckoning effects on an investigator's conditions execute as if done simultaneously (starting with the lead investigator)? Two situations come to mind here. 1) If a reckoning effect condition ...
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1answer
107 views

Does Epic Spell Wars actually contain profanity?

I'm trying to judge the suitability of Epic Spell Wars for one of my kids and wanted to know if the sticker on the front was accurate? Having watched the table-top episode there was a lot of swearing ...
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2answers
190 views

A board game with astronauts?

When I was younger my parents bought a few board games and left them at my grandparents for us. There was one game which had a plastic space ship mounted on a stick over the board, and it had a pump ...
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2answers
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Does successfully opening the vault end your movement due to drawing the item cards?

The inside of the vault has icons that draw cards, so once you've cracked it does your movement stop? (Obviously it has already stopped if you only just discovered the vault and drew an event card, so ...
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1answer
193 views

Can I trade a resource for a development card?

Is it legal to trade resources for development cards another player is holding in hand?
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2answers
649 views

Proposal of New Card in MTG

Where - if anywhere - can I go to put forward a proposal of a new card in magic the gathering? I figured that the cards must go through a process before being released I was wondering if I could get ...
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3answers
163 views

Can Supply-Line Cranes supply themselves?

When Supply-Line Cranes enter the battlefield, put a +1/+1 counter on target creature. Can the cranes target themselves?
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1answer
211 views

Does “Sacrifice a creature” trigger “sacrifice this creature” [duplicate]

When choosing a creature to sacrifice (originated from a "sacrifice a creature" instruction), if the creature that is being sacrificed has "sacrifice this creature (for whatever result)", does it ...
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2answers
366 views

Ordering triggers

Hey I have yet another question from my esper rally deck. My opponent is at 3 life. I have no more cards in my library and no creatures in play. My graveyard has Nantuko Husk, Zulaport Cutthroat, 2 ...
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1answer
411 views

How many plays of Pandemic Legacy until it is complete?

I've seen and read a few spoiler-free reviews of Pandemic Legacy, and it looks great. As such I have a question I've not seen covered yet. I was wondering how many times the game is played until it is ...
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2answers
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Does Yig's awakened reckoning effect spawn a cultist on each space fulfilling the requirement, or just 1 on a space of your choice?

The reckoning effect is Spawn 1 Cultist Monster on a space containing a Mystery token, Eldritch token, or Epic Monster. Does this mean 1 cultist on each space with any of those items, or 1 ...
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1answer
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If I am Lost in Time and Space during a reckoning effect resolution, do I continue to resolve remaining reckoning effects?

Being lost in time and space leaves you immune to reckoning effects, but what if the reckoning effect of a mythos card is what causes you to become lost in time and space, and you still have a few ...
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1answer
136 views

Does Misthollow Griffin's from-exile ability work if it's exiled face down?

Player A exiles their Misthollow Griffin face down with their Bane Alley Broker. Can player A cast that Misthollow Griffin from exile? If no, then: There are only 2 players, and player B ...
4
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1answer
456 views

How does the example of rule 601.2h work?

I'm having trouble understanding the example of rule 602.1h in the Magic Comprehensive Rules. 601.2h The player pays the total cost in any order. Partial payments are not allowed. Unpayable costs ...
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1answer
25 views

Shogi Notation explained

I tried to find a shogi game that I could follow on my shogi board. however I am having difficulty following the notation. For example I found http://www2.teu.ac.jp/gamelab/SHOGI/amaryu93.html via ...
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2answers
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With what kind of trump holdings is a 4-4 trump fit superior?

One poster has noted on other questions that a 4-4 trump fit was better almost a trick better than a 5-3 trump fit,and had a smaller premium over a 5-4 fit because of the ability to make either hand ...
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497 views

Inherited thousands of Magic Cards

I have inherited over 20,000 Magic cards. What is the best way to find out what they are worth for selling. Do I need to look up each card? How? Where?
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1answer
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What qualifies as a “monocolored creature”?

I'm a little confused about what a "monocolored creature" is. Defiler of Souls is definitely not, having a mana cost of 3BBR - Black and red is definitely not monocolored. Birds of Paradise ...
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3answers
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How does Chains of Mephistopheles interact with Dredge

If Chains of Mephistopheles is on the battlefield, and I would use my a draw other than my first for the turn to trigger a dredge effect like Dakmor Salvage. What happens?
7
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1answer
436 views

Does Hellkite Tyrant in combination with Mycosynth Lattice steal lands?

Say you attack someone for player damage with Hellkite Tyrant whilst Mycosynth Lattice is in play (played by you if it makes a difference). Do you get control of all of your opponents lands? The ...
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vote
1answer
67 views

Tic-Tac-Toe card games? [closed]

My family is developing a game based off of Tic-Tac-Toe. Only the objective is the same though. Are there any other games out there with similar goals and objectives based off of Tic-Tac-Toe?
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1answer
26 views

How many attacks does a liberator get?

If I arm a Liberator (http://www.games-workshop.com/resources/PDF/AoS_Warscrolls/warhammer-aos-liberators-en.pdf) with two warblades how many attacks do I get? I see I get to reroll hit rolls of 1 ...

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