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Does untapping an attacker stop its attack

If someone declares an attacker and that creature does not have vigilance, if I untap that creature, for example with burst of energy, does it stop the creature from attacking?
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What came first? Last Card or Uno?

Which game came first? According to Wikipedia, Uno was invented in 1971, but I cannot find anything giving a date for Last Card
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1answer
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Do “interaction” effects cause people to buy buildings in tandem in Puerto Rico?

I am asking this question because I have rarely seen this striking phenomenon addressed in other questions. By "interaction "effects, I'm referring to the fact that if you buy a production building ...
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1answer
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End of abilities given off by creatures [closed]

If I'm attacking with creatures that give off abilities and the other person blocks and kills the creature does its ability die off with the creature at that same moment leaving the others creatures ...
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0answers
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Is the Merchant ability mandatory if you have two identical tiles?

In Libertalia, the character card Merchant says: Discard two identical booty tiles to gain 3 doubloons, or 3 identical booty tiles to gain 5 doubloons. Is the ability mandatory? (I.e. If you had ...
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1answer
124 views

Does the Preacher affect the Booty/Loot on the ship or in a den?

In Libertalia, the character card Preacher says: Discard all booty tiles but one. Do you discard booty tiles from the ship, from your den, from every den, or some other variation? An official ...
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4answers
205 views

What is a fair Scrabble handicap

If its with someone who is ESL with limited vocabulary and never played Scrabble before with you being a native speaker who played Scrabble lots.
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2answers
236 views

Identify a game: escape from a labyrinth of square cards on an alien spaceship

Can anyone identify this game? The players are contestants trapped in a labyrinth on an alien spaceship, racing to find the exit. Locations are square cards that can be rotated during the game. At ...
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2answers
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What specific strategies have the highest win:loss ratio in Uno?

I decided to delve deeper into this question to discover exactly how effective certain strategies would have on your win percentage. This led me to this Stanford Computer Science project that pits ...
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2answers
239 views

How would Master of the Wild Hunt be worded if it targeted multiple creatures?

Master of the Wild Hunt says: [...] {T}: Tap all untapped Wolf creatures you control. Each Wolf tapped this way deals damage equal to its power to target creature. That creature deals damage equal ...
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1answer
274 views

In the card game “War”, what happens when a player plays their final card in a War?

For the card game War, what happens when a player plays their last card as part of the war? When their last card is the first card of the war (face up), before the three face down cards are dealt ...
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207 views

Organizing a rule book

Bit of Background I am currently trying to organize a comprehensive rule book for a board game I have been designing for some time now that is about to go into a testing phase. This being my first ...
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1answer
106 views

Do cavern edge tiles count as their own tile in the Legend of Drizzt board game?

In the Legend of Drizzt board game, cavern edge tiles contain two spaces where you could move. Does the cavern edge tile count as its own tile, or does it count as part of the tile it is connected ...
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1answer
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Does Hedron Link Device remove the original faction from constructs?

When Hedron Link Device is in play, if I also play Avatar Golem, is the original faction of a construct (e.g. Void, Enlightened, Lifebound) still applicable, or is it now removed? (This is in ...
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3answers
304 views

What happens to a spell if an oppenent runs out of mana while casting it?

My friend and I were playing Magic the Gathering when he tried to summon Ghor Clan Rampager. He used all his mana to cast him, but in response I played Twiddle and tapped one of his lands. What would ...
3
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1answer
163 views

Does Master of the Wild Hunt deal damage multiple times?

The text on the Master of the Wild Hunt card: At the beginning of your upkeep, put a 2/2 green Wolf creature token onto the battlefield. Tap: Tap all untapped Wolf creatures you control. Each ...
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1answer
206 views

What army are these Warhammer 40K Robots from?

I found a picture of an old advertisement for Warhammer 40,000. It shows "ROBOTS", which resemble Terminators or Space Marines somewhat. Here's a copy of the image: Which army are these robots ...
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1answer
295 views

Can Bloodrush be countered with an instant that destroys attacking creature?

The Setup: It is my opponent's turn. He has an Elvish Mystic on the field (1/1). He declares his Elvish Mystic as an attacker, then activates his Ghor-Clan Rampager's Bloodrush ability from his hand, ...
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1answer
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Prophet of Kruphix: Can I flash Bestow?

If I have Prophet of Kruphix out (which gives all my creatures flash), can I use the bestow ability of my enchantment creatures during my opponents turn? For example, can I bestow Thassa's Emissary on ...
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2answers
514 views

Sliver abilites and when they affect the Slivers

Let's say I have two Muscle Slivers, so they're both 3/3 creatures. Now if they attack at the same time, and I kill one Muscle Sliver, would the remaining Muscle Sliver continue to stay at 3/3 for the ...
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1answer
156 views

For a given development strategy, how do you ensure enough secondary resources?

This question could be asked for just about any strategy, but to make it "not broad," I'll specify my strategy. Suppose I was planning to follow a development strategy. After placing my initial two ...
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4answers
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Is Pandemic harder with fewer players?

I've played a couple of Pandemic games with 2, 3 and 4 players. From my point of view, the game should be harder with only 2 players since it will be more difficult to get a medic and both players ...
5
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1answer
404 views

What are the results of combining Minion Reflector, Doubling Season, and Kalonian Hydra?

Minion Reflector and Doubling Season are out, and then you play Kalonian Hydra. What happens when the token hydra(s) with haste attack? How many counters do the Hydras wind up with? If you would be ...
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1answer
145 views

Can a 5 year old kid play Legends of Andor?

My daughter loves stories and games. She plays games like The Magic Labyrinth and Viva Topo! fairly well. I am thinking about buying Legends of Andor to play with her since it seems to have a nice ...
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1answer
654 views

Should I buy 2 core sets of Star Wars: the card game LCG right from the start?

I've read some posts on BGG stating that you can only make decent decks to play Star Wars: the card game if you purchase at least 2 core sets. Also it seems that if you want decent decks for all 6 ...
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2answers
283 views

In Pathfinder ACG, what happens if I must encounter the Villain because of another effect?

In a recent game, I encountered and defeated a henchman at the Swallowtail Festival location. The location card reads: When Closing Defeat or acquire the next card in the deck. If there isn't ...
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2answers
486 views

If I cast a spell that gives haste to all my creatures until end of turn, then cast a creature, will it gain haste?

For example, I play Goblin Lackey, then I use Burst of Speed and it gains haste. I attack with it and my opponent doesn't block. I put a Siege-Gang Commander due to Goblin Lackey's effect. Does the ...
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1answer
1k views

What are my cards good for once they have rotated out of Standard?

So I'm a little upset, but I am realizing this is just part of MtG. I spent some time last year putting together some nice decks and stocking up on quite a bit of the M13 cards. And then work / life ...
4
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1answer
224 views

Do I have to sacrifice non-token dragons to Day of the Dragons?

The Card Day of the Dragons says the following: When Day of the Dragons leaves the battlefield, sacrifice all Dragons you control. Then return the exiled cards to the battlefield under your ...
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2answers
92 views

Yugioh: Sacrifice a field card to destroy target monster

Is there a Yugioh card with the effect (activated on the field) that you can discard a card in your hand and/or one you control to target another card on the field and destroy it? This would, in ...
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2answers
291 views

Bestow and Intimidate - what color do I need?

What color do I need to block a bestowed creature which got intimidate? Example: I cast a black bestow aura which grants intimidate on a blue creature. Do I need a blue creature to block it?
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1answer
184 views

How to Handle Red/Yellow Secured Dice

In Elder Signs, you can cast a spell to secure a die. Let's say this is the situation: A player needs two terror results to complete the final task in an adventure and rolls 2 green dice and the red ...
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1answer
63 views

Can I redraw my hand at the start of the game in Sentinels of the Multiverse?

I was playing as Expatriette in a Sentinels of the Multiverse game and my starting four cards were all ammo cards. As each ammo card says it has to be played next to a gun card, I effectively ...
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1answer
106 views

In Puerto Rico, during the Settlers phase, are players required to pick a plantation

In Puerto Rico, during the Settlers phase, are players required to pick a plantation? Do they have the option to skip picking a plantation?
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2answers
311 views

What to bid in this situation (xx-Kx-AQTxx-AQxx, 1D-1S-2C-2D…)? (System: Simple SAYC)

I open 1D -- Partner 1S -- I bid 2C (my holding was xx-Kx-AQTxx-AQxx) -- Partner bids 2D -- What do I bid, and why? (since I have to respond when partner keeps changing suit and no NT has been yet ...
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2answers
318 views

How to resolve illegal targeting that was allowed?

I was recently playing Theros, and the set being new, was not familiar with the cards I was playing. Here is the situation that arose: I had a Stormbreath Dragon out beating face, when my opponent ...
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1answer
159 views

Why do some cards which counter abilities say they can't counter mana abilities?

Some cards, like Voidslime, counter abilities - but they say they can't counter mana abilities. Why is that?
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3answers
808 views

Why do mana abilities not go on the stack?

Why this special treatment for mana-abilities? What are the design implications if they didn't go on the stack?
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2answers
142 views

Where online can I post my (free) rules and materials for games I've created?

I'm looking for websites that specialize in providing rules and digital resources for card/board games online. Recently I've been creating lots of simple games for my design classes and I would like ...
6
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1answer
789 views

What is new in the 6th edition of Warhammer 40K?

So it has been a couple years since I played 40K, and it seems Games Workshop has come out with a 6th edition rules book since then. I saw it in the store and first noticed that it is almost twice as ...
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2answers
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Ordeal of Heliod and changing creature control

Here is the situation that came up: Player 1 controls a creature enchanted with Ordeal of Heliod and two +1/+1 counters. On Player 2's turn, they cast Portent of Betrayal to take control of the ...
3
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2answers
146 views

Can colonists be relocated during the Mayor phase?

I've been reading the rules, and while everything is very well explained, I can't seem to determine if the colonist is fixed to the building once placed. Say I put a colonist working on the small ...
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3answers
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Nivmagus Elemental interactions with nivix cyclops, guttersnipe, and young pyromancer

if I exile a spell with Nivmagus Elemental, will the spell still cause the abilities of Nivix Cyclops, Guttersnipe and Young Pyromancer to trigger?
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1answer
162 views

Square cards larger than 70mm (2¾″)

Many board games use square cards that are 70mm × 70mm, about 2¾″. Are there any that use larger square cards? If so, what's the largest square card that is in use? I'm mainly interested if there ...
4
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1answer
169 views

Simplest form of RKCB - asking for kings after asking for queen

According to wikipedia on RKCB, after an 03 or 14 response ...the 4NT bidder may ask about [the queen] using the cheapest bid other than five of the trump suit. The code for replies to that "queen ...
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2answers
556 views

Does new target need to be chosen after the original has become invalid?

Hypothetical situation: Player A has one creature and player B has also one creature. Now the player A casts a black spell to destroy the creature and targeting player's B creature. If creature B ...
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120 views

In Puerto Rico, how do you avoid “losing a game after having the most victory points?” [closed]

I'm not talking about a situation where, on the last round of the game, you had the most victory points at the end of your turn, but someone playing after you passed you by, based on the victory ...
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3answers
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What does “float mana” typically mean?

Normally, whenever I take an action that involves paying for an effect that is any more complicated than tapping lands, I declare that I'm floating mana. For instance: When I tap Priest of Titania ...
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1answer
115 views

Eclipse diplomacy

If you enter into a diplomatic agreement can you move your ships freely through each others territories without initiating combat? And can two allies move into combat against an opponent and have ...
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2answers
160 views

In Puerto Rico, does it make sense to shift to a corn-based strategy mid-game?

One of the disadvantages of corn is that it doesn't "trade" (sell) for as much money as other crops. This point became clear in this question: On the other hand, corn is cheaper to produce than ...

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