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sacred mesa and activated abilities between untap and upkeep

Sacred Mesa says At the beginning of your upkeep, sacrifice Sacred Mesa unless you sacrifice a Pegasus. It also has an activated ability: 1W: Put a 1/1 white Pegasus creature token with flying into ...
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Can I buy a development card in the special building phase?

Can I buy a development card in the special building phase that occurs between player turns?
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Are there other sources of suggested sets?

I have all the Dominion sets and really prefer to play the suggested sets of kingdom cards that come with the rules. I find that these sets often are thought out really well and have several ...
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What should you do if the surplus worker level limit is exceeded?

What happens if, after exploring, you have to increase the surplus workers level beyond the board limit (level 26)? Should you increase the rebelion marker by the same amount that exceeded the surplus ...
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How to count non fully walled territory?

I just started to learn Go. I still have some problems to properly understand how to count territory when the game has finished (by both players passing). For example, if the game ends in the ...
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Where can I find statistics on good/evil wins for the Resistance:Avalon for different role setups?

I'm trying to nail down exactly which roles work best for different numbers of players. While I have much anecdotal evidence from many game plays, I was wondering if anyone is actually keeping track ...
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Clarification on “After You…” card text

In Guillotine the "After You..." card states "Put the noble at the front of the line into another player's score pile." Is the card put into the other players score pile the executed noble for this ...
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Bang! New Identity Health

According to the Bang! High Noon Card "New Identity": At the beginning of their turn, each player looks at the character he is using to keep track of his life points. He may switch to the new ...
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Advance to GO, collect $400?

I've recently come back to playing Monopoly, but one thing that's intrigued me is the following card, in the Chance pile. The wording says "Advance to go (Collect $200)". Modern versions, like the ...
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Where can I get free tarot cards images to print?

I am looking to download some set/s of tarot cards in order to print them. This needs to be from a free site. Grayscale cards are also acceptable. It would be great if the images are designed ...
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Chess: Efficient training for recreational players

What is an efficient way to train one's self at Chess? I really enjoy playing, perhaps 1-2 times per week. I used to play on an electronic board once per day and at one point I could start to beat it ...
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What effect do Strionic Resonator and Vorinclex, Voice of Hunger have together?

If I have a Strionic Resonator and a Vorinclex, Voice of Hunger in play under my control, what will happen when I tap a land for mana, or when my opponent taps a land for mana?
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Why is this type of hesitation considered unethical?

In two previous questions, it was clearly agreed that hesitating before playing a singleton specifically, and hesitating during play as a bluff generally constitute "wrongful/unethical hesitation." As ...
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Is it impossible to get the gold medal in Duke Landwalker scenario?

The solo rules say you must play with the 4-player action wheel and this means that I'm limited to 3 explorations per turn. Consider now the Duke Landwalker scenario that ends when you explore all ...
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Can you play base-game Claustrophobia scenarios with De Profundis included?

Perhaps stupidly, I bought both Claustrophobia and its De Profundis expansion both at once. After doing so I discovered that the designer has stated the scenarios in the base game are not suitable ...
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Mafia-type game which a secret message is communicated

During a recent visit to Europe, I saw some students playing a game that looked something like Mafia that played roughly like this (linguistic difficulties prevented me from any further ...
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Bob win conditions with Machine Gun

So if bob uses his ability of hitting 2 damage with machine gun equipped, would it be counted as his win if he rolled a 2 damage to 2 people holding equipment with 3 on his own and dying from the ...
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What is the most effective creature that can be resurrected from the graveyard in MTG?

I am currently designing a legacy deck around the new graveyard focused cards from Innistrad. My goal is to get cards in my own graveyard quickly and utilize those as best as I can. Innistrad offers a ...
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Does heroic trigger when the creature is in a graveyard?

I have an Agent of the Fates in my graveyard. I return it to my hand with Disentomb. Does my opponent have to sacrifice a creature?
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What happens to “usable once only” cards when Illusion is played?

In a Munchkin game yesterday, a level 8 player (let's call her "Jennifer") was fighting a Hippogriff. After counting gear bonuses, Jennifer's combat strength was 15 and the Hippogriff's was 16. If ...
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Promised future trades as part of legal trades? (Solution described, alternatives/comments requested)

When making a trade in Settlers of Catan, there is no official rule encouraging or prohibiting making a promise (to make a certain type of trade or perform some kind of action in the future) during a ...
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Lost in the Crystal Caves - Solve Step Order

In the MLP CCG there is a problem card called "Lost in the Crystal Caves": http://mlpccg.wikia.com/wiki/Lost_in_the_Crystal_Caves_(Canterlot_Nights) If confronting the problem forces you to move a ...
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What effects do exhausted cards have?

In the My Little Pony Collectible Card Game official rulebook, it says that While a card is exhausted, it can't be involved in faceoffs or help you confront Problems. This description is a ...
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Will clone effects copy extra abilities applied to a creature? If not, why does Twinflame work?

Let's say my opponent has out Akroma's Memorial, Asceticism, Darksteel Forge, or something similar that uses the word "have" to give abilities. If I use a Clone effect to copy a creature my opponent ...
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Is there an easy way I can tell if a MTG card is “rare” just by looking at it?

I don't always have an internet connection to research the rarity of a MTG card. Is there an obvious indication of rarity on MTG cards themselves (other than foil)? Some sort of insignia? Or a class ...
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Are there specific names for the signature images in the Ravnica guilds?

Each 2 colour combination has its own name and it's own picture used on cards that have both colours involved (generally in the background of the card text). Do the pictures themselves have a name ...
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Will Eidolon of Rhetoric also prevent Cipher from working in the same turn as another spell?

Say Eidolon of Rhetoric is on the battlefield and an opponent has a Cipher card (Hidden Strings for example) encoded on one of their creatures. If that player casts a spell and then deals damage with ...
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What is the appropriate way to snipe a king that castles through check?

In lightning chess matches (matches with time controls of 3 minutes or less on each side), some players play with the rule of "king sniping" - that is, to save time, if the opponent played a move that ...
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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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Help Identify this game: place wooden barriers try to get across [duplicate]

When I was younger I had a cool game, that I forget the name of, and would like to re-acquire. It was a small wooden board, with a grid of squares on it. There were two players, and each turn, you ...
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Athreos, God of Passage and Gift of Immortality

With Gift of Immortality, if a creature is destroyed, it is returned to the battlefield and then at the next end phase Gift of Immortality is returned onto the creature. With Athreos, God of Passage, ...
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In Citadels, when do characters get the extra gold from their colour?

In the Citadels one of the benefits of your characters is receiving extra gold from buildings of the same colour. For example, each green building gives one extra gold to the merchant. I am ...
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What is the name of this game involving racing to the other side of the board and putting down barriers?

Does anyone recognize this game, where players take turns in a square board, each turn a player can move his pawn or place a wall and the objective is to reach the other side of the board before the ...
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What are some Battlestar Galactica Daybreak Human Strategies?

My group and I have recently acquired the Battle Star Galactica Daybreak expansion. We also have all the previous expansions and base game. To give context, the previous expansions made it very ...
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Does the Battlestar Galactica game spoil the TV series?

I've watched the first few episodes of Battlestar Galactica, and a friend recently got the game. We love The Resistance, and I'm eager to try a similarly deceptive game with more going on than just ...
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What happens when a creature with “Whenever a creature dies” dies simultaneously with multiple other creatures?

Marchesa, the Black Rose has the following ability: Whenever a creature you control with a +1/+1 counter on it dies, return that card to the battlefield under your control at the beginning of the ...
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Should I have made a takeout double in the situation?

With a part score of 60 to 0 (neither side vulnerable), I dealt and bid a "strong" 1NT with: (s) QT3 (h) KQJ8 (d) KJ93 (c) K5. "West," to my left, overcalled 2 clubs. Our respective partners passed ...
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Is the card “Outshine Them All” from the MLP CCG useless?

In the MLP CCG there is a card from the Twilight / Applejack theme deck called "Outshine Them All": http://mlpccg.wikia.com/wiki/Outshine_Them_All_(Premiere) You have to pay one action token to use ...
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Battlestar Galactica: what is the most critical resource?

In the Battlestar Galactica basic game, what is the most critical resource between Fuel, Food, Morale and Population? Does it change with the 6-player FFG optional rule where humans start with 8 ...
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Should the core Battlestar Galactica game adopt the revised Cylon Resurrection Ship?

In Battlestar Galactica, revealed Cylon players can use the Resurrection Ship location to pass their unrevealed loyalty cards to another player at the table. This can be necessary when one player has ...
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Alternatives to the Sympathiser in Battlestar Galactica

I'm a big fan of Battlestar Galactica, but have an issue with games with an even number of players. For these games, the game recommends replacing a Cylon with a Sympathiser to help balance it. For ...
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Battlestar Galactica vs. Shadows over Camelot

I've seen these games compared very often, with steadfast advocates on each side. link1 link2 link3 I'm mainly concerned with: depth of strategy suitability for new players (length of time to ...
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Does an increase in monster Toughness also mean an increase in monster trophy value?

There are several things that change a monster's Toughness. For instance: Azathoth gives +1 Toughness to all Maniacs for the duration of the game Heat Wave gives +1 Toughness to all Fire Vampires ...
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Are Magic: the Gathering Conspiracy cards colorless?

What is the color of the following Magic conspiracy cards: Advantageous Proclamation Backup Plan Brago's Favor Double Stroke Immediate Action Iterative Analysis Muzzio's Preparations Power Play ...
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What is a “Dual-Color OW Battle”?

I've come across the incredible Arkham Horror Statistics spreadsheet that fans have contributed to. I have played a few expansions and I understand most of what is on there, but I'm confused with the ...
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Can you place two Buddha statues on the same turn?

In Ghost Stories, players are Buddhist monks trying to stave off invading ghosts before yielding to their (nigh-inevitable) deaths. Each monk chooses one of two similar special abilities at the ...
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What's the fastest way to print a card game prototype?

My goal is to minimize the amount of time I have to spend, with a budget of about $40. Also, I'm absolutely terrible at using scissors and glue.
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What's a good way to shuffle small decks of cards?

In the Pathfinder Adventure Card Game, there are a lot of small deck of cards to shuffle: 1 to 6 15-cards character decks and 3 to 8 10-card location decks, depending on the number of players. Due to ...
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What are all the promo cards available for Dominion?

What are all the promo cards available for Dominion? I found Black Market, Envoy, Walled Village, Governor, and Stash on the Board Game Geek Store. Are there more? Some of the promo cards are out ...
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In Arkham Horror, can you pay sanity costs to go insane on purpose?

In Arkham Horror, an investigator must pay the sanity cost of a spell before making a spell check to see whether it would succeed. If the spell's sanity cost is X, and the investigator has only X ...

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