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Euchre: When does play begin?

I'm the dealer. The person to the left tells me to pick it up. He plays before I discard. As a result of the fast play, I forget to discard, and in the end of the play, I'm obviously holding onto ...
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1answer
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What are the rules when two or more people go out when they are on the bubble for payout

What are the rules when two or more people go out when they are on the bubble for payout. For example, the top 6 players will get money back and there are 7 people left. The next hand results in 3 or ...
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1answer
155 views

Does this Go-like game have a name?

I remember playing a slightly Go-like game in primary school, using pen and paper. Both players have a pen of their own color (typically pencil and ballpoint) and take turns drawing dots at ...
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1answer
243 views

Arkham Horror heralds with new cards

Playing Arkham Horror with a herald. In the Herald variant rules, it doesn't say to shuffle the new cards in their respective decks. Does this mean that the herald variant is played without the new ...
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What are the chances of opening foils/mythics/expeditions/etc? [duplicate]

I've heard that the chance of opening an Expedition land is about the same as a opening a foil mythic. But what are the chances of opening a foil mythic? Or just opening a mythic or foil in general? ...
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45 views

Is the following considered battle-forged?

I have recently been collecting models for my first WH40k Army, but I have yet to receive a core rule book that I have ordered. However, I do have the Space Marine book and have constructed a Gladius ...
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2answers
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How can I determine the value of very rare cards?

I recently bought a large collection of very old Magic cards. While sorting through them, I found two cards that I don't have an immediate answer for their value. (Promo from the first Pro Tour, in ...
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Does the “Rule of 15” suggest that you should pass with 13 points (and short spades) in fourth seat?

Only you vulnerable, you have a 13- high card point hand like the following: (s)x (h) AJxx (d) KJxx (c) KJxx. (No x is higher than a 7). Three passes have preceded you. The "Rule of 15" suggests ...
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241 views

Is Argothian Elder a Druid?

Argothian Elder is listed on a lot of websites with the Druid creature type, but the card only lists "Elf". Is Argothian Elder a Druid too?
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Can you tap a creature for its Cohort ability if it has summoning sickness? [duplicate]

I am just curious how summoning sickness affects Cohort. Can you tap a cohort creature with summoning sickness at the end of your enemies turn? Didn't see this answered.
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Can I stack Miracle and other “at the beginning of of your draw step” triggers however I want?

I control Howling Mine. At the beginning of my draw step, I draw Temporal Mastery. Can I stack the Miracle trigger and then the Howling Mine trigger, such that I draw my second card before the Miracle ...
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Do I score fishermen for settlements on water?

The Fisherman kingdom card states: 1 gold for each of your own settlements built adjacent to one or more water hexes. With a harbor sector in play, I can move a settlement to a water hex. At ...
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1answer
44 views

Canasta rules for melding and picking up pile

In canasta. Can you meld three wild cards and two jacks to pick up a jack on the discard pile?
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1answer
80 views

How to Mitigate Snowball Effect of Events

I enjoy the events thematically, but the majority of them seem to be of the general form: Make a [stat] roll. If you succeed, increase [stat], if you fail, decrease [stat]. Because the number of dice ...
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1answer
278 views

Clarification on using Dog Companion

When given the Dog Companion it says: Take a small monster token to represent the Dog. Put it in your room. (Use a token of a different color from other monsters, if any.) Once during your ...
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2answers
356 views

Exile then return Jace, Vryn's Prodigy? [duplicate]

Jace, Vryn's Prodigy has the text "If there are five or more cards in your graveyard, exile Jace, Vryn's Prodigy, then return him to the battlefield transformed under his owner's control." What ...
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0answers
40 views

Is there a website where I can play against AI in the board game Abalone?

I'm looking for something like this except online and with AI I can play against. If it's free, that's even better.
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2answers
235 views

May I attack myself?

Could I attack myself with sengir vampire, block with a creature, and get a +1/+1 counter on it
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3answers
181 views

Milling cards with discard an draw abilities

I have a Blue Black Mill deck with Sphinx's Tutelage and Day's Undoing (Whispering Madness works in the same way). If I had all four Tutelages on the field, and cast Days Undoing / Whispering Madness, ...
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1answer
146 views

Blocking multiple creatures with multiple creatures

Let's say I have a two 2/2s (A and B) and also Brave the Sand. my opponent attacks with two 2/2s (C and D) And C is blocked by A and B and D is also blocked by A and B. Can I assign damage in such ...
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3answers
172 views

Can the Resistance Fighters use the fail card?

In the board game The Resistance are two factions, Resistance fighters and Spies. Me and my friends had some debate if the Resistance fighters can actually use the Fail mission Card. My stand is yes ...
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2answers
55 views

How to count Splendor bonus gems

In the game of Splendor when you have a developer card with prestige points on it, is that the number of gems it produces also? Or is it just one gem per card?
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1answer
176 views

Are solved games worth playing? [closed]

Many simple games, such as Nim or Connect 4 are solved meaning that there is an unbeatable strategy for the person who either starts, or plays second. Despite knowing this - People still play these ...
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1answer
117 views

Kindle the carnage, repercussion and safe passage

Let's say I have Repercussion on the table and I cast Kindle the Carnage. Can an opponent prevent the damage done by repercussion after Kindle the Carnage has resolved? A mate and I are in a debate ...
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2answers
684 views

Can a player with 0 life use Soul Conduit to make their opponent lose instead?

If you get a player down to 0 life can he still use Soul Conduit's ability and swap life totals with another player killing that player instead?
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2answers
55 views

Carcassonne fairy - scoring with a fairy for multiple areas and at the end

Here are the more in-depth rules for The Princess and The Dragon expansion: http://www.modernjive.com/carcassonne/carcassonnefaq.htm But it does not answer my questions (I assume the fairy protects a ...
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1answer
161 views

How to grant haste en masse in a mono-green Commander deck?

In my Elf Commander Deck (edited version of the Guided by Nature 2014 Commander Deck), I have Nissa Revane and as I was looking through the MTG tag of BCGSE I saw this question asking about if elves ...
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1answer
214 views

How does combat damage work when one creature blocks multiple attackers?

If I have Brave the Sands, am I allowed to block both a 6/6 flying and a 5/4 with my 1/2 Gurmag Swiftwing, and take 0 damage?
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3answers
198 views

vedalken orrery, aura of silence in reponse to opponents enchantment

If I have a Vedalken Orrery in play, and my opponent attempts to cast an enchantment, can I flash in Aura of Silence in response and force them to either pay 2 more mana or have their spell fizzle?
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4answers
486 views

How can I deal with indestructible shrouded slivers?

So, here's the thing. My dad plays Slivers for his Commander deck with Sliver Overlord as his commander. When he plays this deck, he always seems to get out Sliver Hivelord and Crystalline Sliver, ...
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1answer
75 views

What if I don't own a house in Life and land on a pay square

The rules in my game say I don't need to buy a house. So what happens in the game if my house is destroyed per the board? Playing the other night I landed on two squares that we treated differently. ...
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2answers
735 views

Ulamog the Ceaseless Hunger & On Cast effect timing

If I cast Ulamog, the Ceaseless Hunger and target my opponent's two Plains on the board, does the exile effect resolve before my opponent has a chance to tap one of the lands to play Path to Exile? ...
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159 views

Does Claustrophobia prevent triggered abilities?

If I have a Blightcaster and my opponent enchants it with Claustrophobia will my Blightcasters ability still work when I cast an enchantment?
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1answer
540 views

What happens if a target for removal becomes ineligible after a card has been cast?

When you have a card like Complete Disregard which reads "Exile Target Creature with power 3 or less", as I understand it, it becomes untargetable if the opponent's creature power increases thanks to ...
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1answer
60 views

When can I use a power of a Keeper in Adventure Time Fluxx?

Some keepers have powers. Can these powers only be used during the turn that you play the keeper or every turn whilst the keeper is in play?
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1answer
82 views

What is this descent figure?

I was wandering around on boardgamegeek and I saw this picture of a guy painting Descent figures, but the post doesn't exists anymore - thank you google - and the figures are just amazing I'm not ...
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1answer
226 views

Can anyone help my identify this card game

It's a game about capitalism and I cannot remember it's name for the life of me
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2answers
74 views

Can You Reroll Successes For Reserves?

Say I have 2 influence and want the shotgun which is 4 successes. If I roll 2 successes, can I spend 2 clue tokens to reroll my success to attempt to get the shotgun or does rerolling a die remove ...
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1answer
59 views

Catan Pirates Starting Phase Question

When each player is placing their initial Harbor and settlement, does the first player place BOTH their Harbor and settlement immediately or does the first player place only their Harbor then it's the ...
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2answers
514 views

Can City of Brass be used to cast Kozilek, the Great Distortion in Commander?

Can City of Brass be used to pay for the colorless component of Kozilek, the Great Distortion's cost if I am playing Commander?
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1answer
137 views

What is the name of this game?

I used to play this card game alot but I haven't in many years and have forgotten nearly everything about the game. All I can remember is that it's a single player card game, you arrange the cards ...
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1answer
205 views

Brand new Pokemon Cards bent in packaging!

I just opened my new Enchanted Echo starter deck and found two fairy energy cards bent in the box! These cards are completely unusable and buying this deck was primarily for getting the fairy energy ...
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1answer
151 views

DIY magnetic game board

What are the options for creating a game board (like Monopoly) where the pawns hold on to it? You know the situation... one player pushes the board by mistake and all items fall over. I'd like to ...
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2answers
89 views

Bang! replacement parts

I recently got Bang The Bullet special edition. Unfortunately I did not realise that this edition does not have the bullets that represent life for each character and I really like that specific ...
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0answers
5 views

In Extraction, do we follow the Round instructions on the client card before discarding then drawing the next crossfire card?

Are Crossfire cards (discarded, then) drawn before or after following the instructions on the Client card for that round (i.e. to draw obstacles, heal, etc)? The rules imply that the text on the ...
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4answers
509 views

What are the most expensive cards in Magic: The Gathering?

I've heard of the Black Lotus and Dual Lands. Are there any other really expensive cards in Magic: The Gathering?
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What is the order of the combat phase in Magic: The Gathering? [duplicate]

I've spent some time looking at the rules for what goes on during the combat phase, but I'm still not sure what happens exactly. What am I allowed to do and when?
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1answer
133 views

Can you collect resources from a roll if you move the robber after rolling?

If we are playing catan and the robber is on an 8 and an 8 is rolled, but someone plays a knight card and the robber is moved..... Can that player then collect resources because the 8 was opened on ...
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3answers
56 views

Online Scrabble Handicaps

I manage a scrabble group online, the ELO is set by Mattel but that is not a handicap just a grading Mattel gives. In my group we run a weekly League , Monthly Lottery type game (who you play is ...
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1answer
97 views

Looking at your the last card played

Is it legal for declarer to look at his/her last card played after the cards from that round are all face down?

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