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In Robo Rally, can any number of robots be pushed?

The rules imply to me that one robot can push a line of robots away. Does anyone know of clarifications or have another reading of it? What I mean is the situation where A robot on cell 1A pushes ...
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Can I still crown a king if I run out of pieces?

Let's say in checkers, I somehow manage to get seven pieces crowned. I only have twelve chips, but I would need fourteen chips to crown seven kings. What do I do? What if the opponent doesn't have ...
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Looking for a card game about auerochs

I remember playing a card game I'd like to find and buy, but I don't remember the exact name. It is a game which we played with its own special-design deck. The cards have numbers going up to a bit ...
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Whose Grifter goes first?

In Doomtown Reloaded, Grifters are characters who allow you to look at your starting hand and, if you don't like them, boot them. For instance, Travis Moone allow you to boot him and then redraw your ...
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In Dice Masters, does an opponent's active character trigger your effects?

For example, Robin has the card text While Batman is active, each of your Robin dice gets... Does this apply when my opponent fields a Batman die, or only when I do?
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Using blade on supporting unit in A Game Of Thrones

Is it possible to use the Valyrian Steel Blade to add +1 strength on my unit which is supporting other player during his battle?
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In Smash Up, do I have to execute an effect when a card is played or can I choose to do it later in the turn?

Fairy Circle from Pretty Pretty Smash Up says After the first time you play a minion here each turn, you may play an extra minion here or play an extra action Do I have to play that minion ...
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In Smash Up, can you “destroy” a card from your hand?

Here are the definitions from their rulebook located here: Smash Up Rules Discard: When a card gets discarded, it goes to the discard pile of the player whose deck it came from, no matter who ...
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In Eldritch Horror, how much complexity and extra playing time do expansions add?

How much more complexity in terms of additional rules, things to remember, do either of the expansions (Mountains of Madness, Forsaken Lore) add to the base game. I don't really consider new cards, ...
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Warhammer 40k Unit Composition - Marines

If I make my own chapter, lets just call them Flat Black, and they are all painted flat black, can I also include a hero from the Ultra Marines, painted blue, such as Magnus? Or a librarian that is ...
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Captain Sisay and flip legendarys from Kamigawa? [duplicate]

Can Captain Sisay search for a card that is only legendary when it is flipped? ex. Bushi Tenderfoot
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Do you still score a Go if you end with a pair or sequence?

While playing Cribbage with a new acquaintance, I led the 9H he played 6D for 15-2 I followed with the 10H for 25, Pone called GO. I then played the 2H and 2D for 29, then called Go. I then counted ...
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Saint Petersburg: What happens when you upgrade a full warehouse?

In Saint Petersburg, if you own a warehouse you can hold an extra card in hand. What happens if you have four cards in hand and then upgrade the warehouse? Do you keep the fourth card, but can't ...
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Can you remove a special ship part and keep it for later?

With special I mean ship parts which you get as a reward, not the ones you have researched. So what do you do to the special ship parts when you remove them (to make space for other ones)? Do you ...
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In Love Letter, can you discard a card instead of playing it?

Are players compelled to use the power of a card, or can they choose to not use it (and simply discard it)? For instance, can I choose to not have anyone discard after playing the Prince not to ...
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The Inner Sanctum Sealed Door and Objective 1C

Yesterday, we played the Mansions of Madness core scenario, The Inner Sanctum I can't remember the exact options that I selected, but the final objective was 1C, where the investigators we're being ...
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Can an investigator ever have more than 1 of a kind of condition

The Growing Madness rumor says the lead investigator gains a madness condition then discards 1 eldritch token from this card for each madness condition he has I would have expected the card ...
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Annotated 9x9 Go Games

I've recently started playing Go and I would like to study some annotated 9x9 games, but can't seem to find anything. Does anyone know where I could find such games? If it's free that would be even ...
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Will Rings of Brighthearth + The Chain Veil let me use Chain Veil's ability more than once?

I have a question in regards of using The Chain Veil's Activated Ability: {4}, {T}: For each planeswalker you control, you may activate one of its loyalty abilities once this turn as though none ...
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I'd like to get into Wings of War / Glory but am confused where to start

I became aware of Wings of War / Glory when someone mentioned it as an inspiration for the Xwing Miniatures game. I'm late to the party and would like to understand the differences between Wings of ...
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Looking to see why cards are banned [closed]

I'm looking to see why certain cards are banned in certain formats. It doesn't seem to make sense. The specific cards I'm looking for are: Jace, Memory Adept (ok, sort of makes sense) Daggerdrome ...
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What has been the evolution or progression of traitor/betrayal/defector games? [closed]

What has been the evolution of games with a traitor/betrayal/defector element? I remember what seemed like decades ago mention of party games like Mafia, Assassin, and as I re-enter the tabletop ...
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Creating a TCG - Checking Mechanics

I have created a very simple card game but I am worried some of the mechanics may be shared with others. Is there anywhere I can check this, and what would be the outcome if other games did share the ...
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Cribbage scoring rules explanation

There are a lot of web sites that give you cribbage rules. There are small variations here and there and even the "official" source reads ambiguously to me. To narrow my question, let's talk about ...
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Are there any games where some win, some lose, and some don't?

In most games, everyone starts off with the potential to either win or lose. At the end, they've all either won or lost. Some games have a player who's like a referee -- they can neither win nor ...
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Cribbage counting a hand

If I have the following in cribbage : 8H, 8D, 9H, 9D, 10C I come up with 4 double runs 8H, 8D, 9H, 10C and 8H. 8D, 9D, 10C and 8H, 9H, 9D, ...
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Does Gwent from Witcher 3 take inspiration from existing tabletop games? [closed]

I'm new to card games but I really enjoy the minigame called Gwent in the Witcher 3 video game. Are the mechanics of this game represented closely in any existing physical board or card games?
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What is a good modification of rules to make a game of Dominion slower?

In Dominion my family sometimes complains, that the game is over to fast because they couldn't build up their deck. While Dominion is designed to work that way, it might be useful to try some rule ...
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Interaction with descent of the dragons and dragon tempest [duplicate]

Let's say I have 4 creatures on the battlefield, and the Dragon Tempest enchantment out as well. If I use Descent of the Dragons and replace all 4 of my creatures, how does this interact with dragon ...
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In 12 Days, are intermediate cards mostly useless but for playing early to assess how many high cards to target and when to play low cards in later?

I've provided a short overview at the bottom of this question since 12 Days is one of the simpler rule-sets. This trick-taking game has a few competing elements: Preserving low cards in your hand ...
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How to control trait cards for Evolution - rule expansion or explination

During Phase 3 playing trait cards. The rules state a player may discard one or more trait cards at this time. My question is, Can a player just remove traits or must he replace traits. Example: ...
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Can minions have negative power?

For instance Mr. Grumpers from the Kitty Cat faction says Choose a minion. It has -2 power until the end of the turn Can a minion be rendered with negative power, or is it always at least zero ...
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Can damage be removed from creatures after it's already been dealt?

When a creature takes damage from any source, that damage is tracked. If there is enough damage to overcome their toughness, they die. Are there ways to remove damage from creatures after they've been ...
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Poison Counters and Damage Redirection

Last week we had a bit of a situation in our commander game and we would like to clarify this for future reference. Our Situation One of the players attacked with Bruna, Light of Alabaster who ...
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When races are defeated, do the tokens all go back to the tray for redraw (if power allows)?

As an example, take the Pygmies. "Each time you lose a Pygmy token, roll a reinforcement die and receive as many new Pygmies from storage tray as you rolled pips on the die (up to the number of ...
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Band of Misfits copying Feast and then Island

I play Throne Room on Band of Misfits and choose Feast. Since it left play, the next time I play Band of Misfits I can choose a new card, as per this ruling (from the Complete and All-Encompassing ...
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How does Nature Shields Its Own work with “unblockable” and “can't be blocked”

Nature Shields Its Own is an archenemy card that allows you to place creature tokens on the battlefield blocking attacking creatures. The rulings on its Gatherer page call out flying as an ability ...
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Can a creature be killed by damage from two different instants?

During a game, an opponent cast two instants, one after another. One did two damage to a creature, while the second instant did two damage and if that killed my creature, did 3 damage to me. My ...
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Can I resolve all special effects or just 1 at a time in turn with other players before and after bases score

The rules say that special effects are resolved starting with the current player and in turn clockwise. Can I resolve all of my multiple special effects when it is my turn, or do I only resolve 1, ...
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With the Silver Key artifact, what effects can I spend 1 less clue?

The description for the Silver Key artifact is Once per round, you may spend 1 less clue to pay for an effect This boardgamegeek thread discusses it, but I am still not clear what effects this ...
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In Monopoly, Can I mortgage properties as I am bankrupted?

Rules state that properties can be mortgaged at any time. But if I can't raise enough money to pay rent, I am bankrupt and out of the game. Mortgaging properties just prior to handing them over to ...
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If I have no creatures, can my opponent attack me with multiple creatures? [closed]

Also, if I only have one creature, can my opponent attack me with multiple creatures at the same time?
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Double that is not acceptable

At our bridge game last night LHO opens 1C, overcaller bids 1H, RHO passes, the Partner of overcaller bids DOUBLE, thinking of making a negative double, how should the director rule this. ...
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Is Magic: The Gathering a consistent game?

Is Magic: The Gathering a consistent game? That is, is there any possible situation where the rules contradict on what to do next, and also, can a game hypothetically go on indefinitely?
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Grand slam bidding with high card points hand

What is my opening bid with a 24 high card point hand, so that I don't get 3 passes and end up short of slam? AKQJx AKx Ax KQJ, I think. One year players. So rare to see this hand. Partner had 11 ...
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In Manila, what are the strengths of focusing on investing in cheap black market wares and controlling the landing outcomes of the punts?

The harbor master is obviously a critical role toward selecting and initializing the punts (boats), and the pirate and large and small pilots are the only remaining fine-tuning mechanisms to the ...
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Band of Misfits and Throne Room

I found this ruling on Dominion Strategy Wiki FAQ for Band of Misfits: You first play Band of Misfits, then you play the card you chose to emulate. In this sense, Band of Misfits plays like a ...
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In Chicago Express, how important are strategies of tight share bidding and inducing others to develop railroads toward your shares?

Chicago Express appears to be a game with no luck in that there are no dice, no cards drawn. There are minimal random elements such as player seating. My interpretation of the game has been that in ...
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What do you do when one or more adults is upset or acting inappropriately?

As a host (and as a guest) to a gaming session, I like to help make the experience as gratifying for as many people as possible. I sometimes run into certain types of people or behaviors that are ...
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Multiple permanents entering the battlefield simultaneously and “Enter the Battlefield” effects [duplicate]

There are many cards that can put multiple permanents onto the battlefield simultaneously, such as Scapeshift, Living Death, or Pyxis of Pandemonium. How do these interact with the following types of ...

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