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Are encounters naturally weighted against players and how do we 'fix' it?

I've been having a great deal of trouble when it comes to playing campaign mode with our current group. Initially, we were doing well, and I think most of it had to do with a learning curve for the ...
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Is drawing multiple cards an atomic action?

Is drawing multiple cards an atomic action, or do effects triggered by drawing a card trigger for each card drawn instead? Consider Spiteful Visions, which reads: Whenever a player draws a card, ...
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1answer
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Submarines and “Defenseless” Transports in Axis and Allies

So I've got a question about Axis and Allies Spring 1942 edition. I had a German fleet off the coast of England (cruiser, battleship, two subs, and two loaded transports), and the US attacked with ...
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2answers
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I have cards to buy a road or settlement, can I buy settlement first and not place it on the board?

Of course if you have cards to buy a settlement you can buy a road, but I want to buy a settlement first in case my cards get stolen by another player. Can I buy the settlement first and not place it ...
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1answer
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Is there an instant win condition by abusing a loophole in Bang?

I apologize for not using the exact names of the cards as I did not play the English version of the game. In a gaming session with some friends the following situation arose: A player had the ...
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In Monster My Neighbor, how is the Rumor card resolved?

In Monster My Neighbor the Rumor card states: Each player draws 1 card from the hand of the player to their right. How is this card resolved? I assumed that the player playing the card would ...
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A good counter faction to Ninja-Zombies

I just played Smash up with the second edition and the first as Bear Cavalry-tricksters against my Dad who played as Ninja Zombies And he kicked my butt, I'm aware that there are counter ...
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King of Tokyo card question+ dice read

Jets says You suffer no damage when yielding Tokyo. If the monster in Tokyo has 3 health and he should receive 3 attacks, he should die or he can just leave Tokyo? In 5 players game Gigazour ...
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Boardgaming Online [closed]

This is a community maintained list of online resources to play boardgames with. Does anyone know of more resources for online play? Answers that address the following points would be much ...
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3answers
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Spawn rules for the Overlord

We played our first two rounds of Descent a few days ago and we (3 heroes) always lost against the Overlord. The biggest issue we experienced was the summoning of enemies in direct attack distance (...
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0answers
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Identify 6 by 6 Grid Boardgame - Pictures Included

What is the name of this game? How do you play it? (if instructions cannot be easily found online) Board and Game Pieces: Board and Back of Game Pieces: The game also includes: 12 White ...
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I need your help!

Can anyone help me remember the name of this game? We played it around 2005. It was an electronic game with a purple (I think) unit. There were no teams. Each player chose a color. All the ...
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1answer
387 views

What are the differences between Deadlands: Doomtown and Doomtown: Reloaded?

On first glance, Doomtown: Reloaded (2014) looks pretty similar to Deadlands: Doomtown (1998) and they are both published by AEG. What differences are there between each other? Are they compatible?
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1answer
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I found this deck of cards and have no clue what it is called or how it is played

Example of card names: The Magil, Sirens of Aphron, Tristes Unum, Cerga Mobster etc. I have 64 cards. All 64 cards are different. Top left of the Cerga Mobster card is written 14 FrP - 12 Gui - 9 Lck ...
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2answers
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In which order are cards drawn from the dungeon pile

In "Welcome to the Dungeon" in what order does the hero draw cards from the dungeon pile? So is the last card added to the dungeon drawn first or last? In many cases this does not make a difference, ...
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1answer
47 views

What is the origins and evolutionary track of Go game?

I didn't find any source explaining the "origins" or "evolution", rather than just history of Go. Book and article suggestions would also be helpful.
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2answers
1k views

What's the legal stance for online versions of games?

I've played Dominion on isotropic, and I saw the existing question about online versions of board games, but not all of the games listed there appear to be official. The FAQ for isotropic says "I don'...
2
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1answer
266 views

Texas Holdem: How to Score this Hand - Single Pair, 3 kickers [duplicate]

I have a question for you. It's a question that came up last night in a poker game and is still being debated by the group. Some say split, some say one winner. Please let me know how you would score ...
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1answer
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How do the various Pathfinder base sets differ?

Pathfinder Adventure Card Game has 3 versions or base sets: Wrath of the Righteous Rise of the Runelords Skull & Shackles What is the difference between them?
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1answer
27 views

For Monarch, how do you consider which are Garments and Beasts?

For Monarch, there's no way to know if a court card is a beast/garment. Such as for example: The court card Wardrobe Master states that "get 3 crown values per each GARMENT court cards". Is it just ...
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1answer
49 views

Are home-made cardstock cards durable?

I'm planning to print out the localized version of Cards Against Humanity to play with some friends, and I'm researching the best cost-wise way to do it. The original PDF suggests using 80lb ...
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2answers
194 views

In axis and allies 1941 do fighters have to take off to participate in an attack?

ON the UK players turn he attacks a Japanese destroyer in sea zone 32 with a UK carrier(carrying 1 UK and 1 US fighter) from sea zone 29. I know that if the carrier gets destroyed, the US fighter is ...
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4answers
360 views

In Axis and Allies, is the Axis “economic victory” condition a valid one?

In Axis and Allies, the Axis, unlike the Allies, do not have to play for the total destruction of the other side. If at any time, they control territories representing 84 industrial production ...
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1answer
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Could Axis and Allies be “balanced” by weakening the US just a bit more?

In Axis and Allies (as in the real war), Germany and Japan together have more industrial power, represented by industrial production certificates (IPCs) than Britain and Russia combined. Hence The US ...
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2answers
287 views

Can the Russia no first turn attack rule be realistically extended for more turns?

This is a reference to the Classic edition of Axis and Allies. One "alternate" (house) rule is that Russia is not allowed to attack the first turn. (But she does get her "income" of,say, eight ...
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1answer
37 views

No-thanks: What if a player has no card? | If a player hoards cards?

In No-thanks, according to the rulebook: When finally a player decides to take the card (and all chips next to it), he puts it in front of himself face-up and takes the chips up in hand. After ...
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0answers
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When using Fenians' benefit, do they also add their bomb value?

In the second edition of A Study in Emerald, Fenians have a one-use benefit that allows you to have agents count as two Bomb points instead of one. They also have a Bomb point on them. The rules for ...
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1answer
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double movement in Scrabble

Can you resolve a dispute between myself and my girlfriend? She recently won a game with what I think is a double movement( although there's no mention of this in the rule book). She put one two ...
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1answer
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Does End of Days affect cards underneath another card (e.g. The Dreamer's defeated Projections)?

Fanatic has a card called "End of Days" that destroys most every card in play: At the start of the Environment turn, destroy all cards in play, other than this card, character cards, and Relics. ...
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1answer
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King Of Tokyo taking control of Tokyo

The first Monster in the game to obtain at least 1 attack dice deals no damage, but instead takes control of Tokyo, and moves its figure to Tokyo City. Does it mean if I have in my 1st roll an attack ...
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2answers
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What is the advantage of going last in Smallworld [on hold]

What are the advantages/strategies of going last? Based off of my understanding: a) you get worse options in choosing b) last place in starting location c) on last round, others can attack you to ...
5
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3answers
3k views

Cribbage score going out

i.e. Player needs 4 points to go out. The hand value is 3. Does the Player get to go out with the added 1 point "Go"?
2
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1answer
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Clarification of cards in King of Tokyo

The Monster Batteries card states that two energy cubes are fed back to the player every turn. Is it every turn of the game (my assumption) or every turn of that player? The card also reads that it ...
6
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1answer
456 views

What's the difference between King of Tokyo and King of New York?

We got King of Tokyo for Christmas and I just found out about King of New York. What's the difference between these two games? Is King of New York just King of Tokyo done "right"?
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3answers
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Good Introductory Strategies for Steam

I was lucky enough to play my first Martin Wallace game last night - a 5 player game of Steam. Unfortunately I was tired and couldn't really grasp the intricacies of the game from a quick runthrough ...
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4answers
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Is Avalon worth getting if I already own The Resistance

I have a copy of the resistance which my group of friends really enjoys. I noticed that there's a game called Avalon in my local games store and am not sure if it is the same game re-skinned, or if it ...
0
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0answers
63 views

Coup Custom Cards: Senator & Diplomat [closed]

This is designed for the base game, not for the new version with like 25 different characters. Senator The Senator is a replacement for the Contessa with that powers of "Bribe" and "Veto." The "...
4
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1answer
71 views

Masters of Venice - On Delivering Guild Orders

In the game Masters of Venice, what happen if after I have delivered a Guild Order, and upon drawing a new one, I still have enough goods to meet the newly drawn order? According to the rules, I ...
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0answers
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The risk board game [on hold]

What does it mean by dividing all the cards to each player and shuffling it again to a deck? What happens if the defender wins? What if you won the attack but only one troop is alive?
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0answers
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Stuck at this sudoku puzzle [on hold]

I am stuck at this puzzle for quite some time. Please help
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2answers
53 views

Which of the Walsh bids are alertable?

Our local 'standardized' system suggests we play Walsh. I wanted to know which of the bids under the following sequences are alertable according to WBF alerting policies, given 1C promises 3 and 1D ...
3
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1answer
98 views

When does Hushwing Gryff prevent abilities from triggering?

Can you play a Hushwing Gryff as the last card from resolving Eureka and stop abilities from triggering? Or does it only prevent the triggers of creatures put into the battlefield after it?
3
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1answer
27 views

Possible to add a single build with changed value onto a preexisting build?

Got in a fight with my dad over this because I wouldn't allow the game to go on until I understood all the rules correctly. So my dad had a single 7-build of 4 + 3, I had a single 3-build of 2 + A. ...
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0answers
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Is Mr. Card Game worth my money? [on hold]

Im a sorta Fan of the Kingdom of Loathing Game, sorta medium in that aspect, And then i saw a card game called Mr. Card Game so i was wondering if its any good, Its getting a lot of flack for ...
3
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1answer
35 views

What advantages do you have when attacking a village in Civilization?

In Civilization, when I attack a village, do I or the village receive some sort of combat bonus or extra standing force cards? Also, the rule book for the game seems fuzzy on what combat bonuses ...
0
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1answer
35 views

Saboteur inbetween the goal cards

If I reach a goal card that is a rock, can I put a path card going from that goal card to another one, even though that goal card dosen't have a path connected to it on that side?
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1answer
166 views

Does Medomai the Ageless + Supplanter of Identity give me infinite turns?

A few days ago a new card named Supplanter of Identities was spoiled and I was wondering if you would target Medomai the Ageless with the effect of the supplanter you could take infinite turns (if you ...
5
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1answer
148 views

What should be taken into consideration when mixing Fluxx sets?

What should be taken into consideration when mixing fluxx sets? I played a game of Stoner and Zombie fluxx mixed the other day, and I found it super fun. It add variance to the theming, and ...
2
votes
1answer
21 views

Can doors be closed in Imperial Assault?

Say that a figure opens a door. Can it later be closed by either the Rebels or the Imperials (perhaps with the intention of blocking line of sight or hindering movement)?
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7answers
4k views

What is the most balanced/competitive character set in Citadels?

In Citadels, most versions that are currently available for sale also include the Dark City expansion. Since those extra characters are available, what arrangement of characters do you find the most ...

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