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Agricola Family Growth importance threshold

From comments and such on here and boardgamegeek.com, quickly building rooms and getting family growth seems to be just about the most important early part of Agricola. The hard part is balancing ...
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Blackjack Strategy Chart for only hitting and standing

I'm try to program a blackjack strategy which makes use of a predetermined chart of moves given the dealer's upcard and the user's hand total. The version I'm implementing only allows hitting and ...
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Is it possible to count cards by literally counting cards?

Typical card-counting, which treats 2,3,4,5,and 6 as "+1" and 10's as "-1", requires card counters to keep track of each card as it's dealt. I wonder if you can get a reasonable approximation of this ...
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Can a single checker make two hits?

The diagram below illustrates the question.
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Self-publishing options for a card came with box

I would like to self-publish my card game with a service that will ship the game to buyers. The game would include 45 poker-size cards, 17 A5-size cards, 6 small cards carrying 1-6 numbers (as a ...
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Can you use custom made cosmetics on 40K figures?

In tournaments are you allowed to custom cosmetics like custom Space Marine shoulder Pads and heads, as long as the rest of the figure, weapons and wargear are all official. I found a website that ...
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Oiling fake Yunzi stones

I bought some "yunzi" stones that came in straw bowls, but they aren't translucent at all. They are fully opaque. Considering the price paid (around 35 dollars, I bought it in Brazil), I think that ...
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Should a judge fix a solution agreed to by players?

Alice and Nathan are playing in a Competitive REL tournament. Alice mulligans to six cards but accidentally draws seven cards. Alice and Nathan agree to not to call a judge, and instead apply their ...
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Are there any nonland Plains?

There's a card called Emeria Shepherd that reads (among others, emphasis mine) Landfall - Whenever a land enters the battlefield under your control, return target nonland permanent card from your ...
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When does the 'Your turn begins' phase end?

Does a "when your turn begins" action trigger if the card is not in play during the "turn begins" phase but comes into play during the phase? For example "the supplier" hosting a "drug dealer".
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Drawing an Extra Card During Mulligan

Errors prior to the beginning of the game have a less disruptive option—a forced mulligan—that is not available at any other point during the game. ... If more than one excess card was ...
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Do we really need the Urbanist?

I just got Quadropolis, and I'm confused by the Urbanist rule. The rule is that, when you take a tile, you place the Urbanist in the place where the tile used to be, and the player after you can't ...
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What is this oversized playing card deck for, with numbers 11-15 and Barons and Knights?

Just this past weekend, I got my hands on these playing cards. They contain all of the amino acids encoded as numbers ranging from 2 to 15, Aces, Barons, Knights, Jacks, Queens, Kings, and two Jokers. ...
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Does this game or similar games exist?

Ok, First I have zero knowledge about boardgames, I browsed some in the past and have watched some youtube videos a while ago and this will seem really , really weird, but today I woke up witha ...
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Efficient to Sequence - do you have to discard cards first?

The Efficient to Sequence positive mutation allows a disease to be cured as soon as one player discards the necessary number of cards My question is, what happens if a player draws their eight card? ...
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Can the Mah Jong force out the Phoenix as part of a straight in Tichu?

Suppose I play a straight with 1-5 and wish for a 7. The next player has a 3,4,5,7, and Phoenix. Does my wish compel the player to complete the straight using the Phoenix and fulfill the wish, or the ...
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Is this seven or eight consecutive roads in catan? [duplicate]

If someone has roads all the way around a hex in catan (six roads), and one road on each opposite end of that hex, is that a total of seven towards the longest road or eight. In other words do both ...
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Dice Masters Casual Setup

I recently purchased the Civil War dice-masters starter. After playing the starter scenario a few times, I would like incorporate the rest of the cards into a game. Question - How do we setup a game ...
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In Phase 10, can a Skip card be played in the first round of a hand?

Can a Skip card be played before all the players have had at least one chance to play? Or can it be played at anytime?
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Are there any resources online of rules to solitaire card games

I know of www.pagat.com for games with multiple players, but is there anything similar for solitaire. I'm one who prefers to play it with real cards, doing it on the computer reduces it to a a bad ...
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In MTG what happens when you have multiple Aberrant Researcher in play?

Aberrant Researcher: At the beginning of your upkeep, put the top card of your library into your graveyard. If it's an instant or sorcery card, transform Aberrant Researcher. Considering I had ...
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texas holdem regarding a pair K8 vs K9 and A comes on the river

I have K8 the other player has K9 K on the board and A comes on the river, who wins the hand
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Layers: Lose abilities vs creatures have ability

My opponent had a Archetype of Finality and a Borderland Minotaur. I attacked with my Ancient Crab and casted Turn to Frog on her Borderland Minotaur once she blocked. Am I correct that both the ...
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Does the game end if all current investigators are defeated?

Page 11 of the rulebook says the game ends if all investigators are eliminated from the game. Does this mean that if all currently active investigators die, the game ends, or does it mean if the pool ...
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Where do Delayed Triggered Abilities live?

From the rules I gather that Delayed Triggered Abilities are objects on the stack, 112.1b. An ability can be an activated or triggered ability on the stack. This kind of ability is an object. (See ...
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Can I use an altered art card in tournament? [duplicate]

I have investigated a lot but I'm still not sure if I can use an altered art card in a tournament. I know that the golden rule is: The head judge will determine if the altered card is legal or not. ...
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Can infinite scry 1 be shortcut by searching through your deck?

One of my standard decks is a 4-Color Rites deck. It has a few combos where infinite "dies" triggers are used. One of them involves having a Catacomb Sifter in play with a Brood Monitor and an ...
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What actions constitute passing priority?

I played in my first PTQ (and got top 8!) a few weeks ago and received a warning for missing a trigger. The situation was as follows: It's game 3 of the last swiss round. I pass the turn with a ...
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When I acquire assets, can I receive the item into my possession one at a time?

If I can acquire multiple assets, can I acquire some into my possession and then, during the same acquire assets action, acquire the final card which then acts on those newly gained possessions, for ...
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Can I use the Shining Trapezohedron against Epic Monsters to attempt to move them?

The trapezohedron allows the investigator to discard the chosen monster on a roll of 5 or 6. Since discarding Epic Monsters is disallowed, would a 5 or 6 result in no action while a roll of 1-4 result ...
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Forester and Copse in Agricola

Looking at some links that show statistics of the most used occupations and minor improvements from winning players, I've noticed that the Forester and Copse do not rank nearly as high as I thought ...
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Do you have to give others a chance to say “Uno”? [duplicate]

I have a friend "J" who will say uno when you say uno to make you draw the the penalty. Does he have to give you a chance to say uno?
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Can Boss Monster work with 5+ players?

The Boss Monster game is specific in that it says only 2-4 players can play the game, but from reading all the rules, and the fact that there are more than 4 monsters, I don't understand why it cannot ...
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Bridge and bidding

If I have an opening strength hand and my best suit is the same major as the opening opposition's suit bid, I don't think I can cue bid in this event. How can I tell my partner that we want to play in ...
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Command cards (Star Trek Catan) for vanilla Catan? [duplicate]

I played Star Trek Catan for the first time last night and really enjoyed what the command cards (Sulu, Kirk, Spock) added to the game. I would like to purchase a deck of command cards themed to ...
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Could i run a stormcast eternals body with a head from a space wolf?

I was wondering if I could use a stormcast eternals body but use a space wolves head and run him as a terminator? I got some stormcasts from a small local tournament and I run space wolf army so I was ...
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1answer
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Question about April

For example the Funded Event card Remote Treatment, which allows removal of 2 cubes from anywhere on the board,
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If Kokusho is my command and dies, does his ability still trigger? [duplicate]

Okay, so I am intending on using Kokusho, the Evening Star as my commander. When Kokusho dies, each opponent loses 5 life. In normal combat, Kokusho fights a larger creature and dies. Does the ability ...
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Mage Wars Academy - zone spells : do they attack mages?

The spell Voltaic Discharge is said in the rules to target every creatures in the play area, including your own. That being said, and including the mages as creature, it seems right that it affects ...
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Can two races form one large army? [duplicate]

I wanted two know if I could make one army with Tau and Space wolves? I don't mean like one being an ally, I was thinking more along the lines of say them both have an equal force in the army.
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Mercurial Pretender and Typhoid Rats interaction

Player A has Mercurial Pretender on the board (copied a 4/4 creature) Player B attacks with Typhoid Rats Player A blocks Typhoid Rats with Mercurial Pretender Player A then pays 4 mana to "Return ...
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1answer
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Unexploded Cows placing into another player's herd

So the rules state that you can place on another player's herd and that it must be placed on either end of the herd. However it doesn't not state who decides which end it goes on. The person playing ...
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Does “creature with flying” count creatures that gained flying from an enchantment?

Clip Wings says you have to sacrifice a creature with flying. Assume the opponent has a non-flying creature (Rancid Rats for example) enchanted with Gryff's Boon (creature gains flying). Will Clip ...
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Do creatures with summoning sickness count as tapped? [duplicate]

My friend played Sheer Drop (Destroy target tapped creature) and targeted a creature of mine with summoning sickness. Is a creature with summoning sickness considered tapped?
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Solid ranking system 4 player 10 round board game, where nobody should leave [closed]

I want to build a rating system for a 4 player board game. A game consists of 10 rounds. In each round players try to get a low score. After 10 rounds complete, the player with the lowest score wins ...
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1answer
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Do riders have to move at least the amount of their base movement?

Do riders (that aren't part of the peloton obviously) have to move at least the amount of their base movement, or can they opt not to move, or to move less than their base movement? This is an edge ...
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Does sister Mary pass with rolls of 3-6 when Blessed and 5-6 when Cursed?

The faq says Sister Mary and each other investigator on her space adds 1 to the result of each die rolled as part of an effect printed on a Condition card that has the BANE or BOON trait. This ...
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Can you play Big Two with multiple decks for more than 4 players?

We have 5-7 players, which is too much for one normal game and not enough for two. We could just deal less cards per player, but it would reduce the strategy involved. Are there any variants for using ...
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1answer
154 views

Can you attack any creature of your opponents with flying if he can't block it

Let's say you have a flying creature and your opponent has nothing with flying or reach. Could you attack any one of his creatures you choose?
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Can investigators easily avoid being stuck in the Bent Pyramid and avoid the Sanity loss from Nephre-Ka's reckoning?

This is a multi-faceted question and revolves around Nephren-Ka's reckoning which says Each investigator may move 1 space toward the Bent Pyramid. Then each investigator that did not move loses 1 ...

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