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A Game of Thrones: The Board Game. Players must give orders to armies, control important characters, gather resources for the coming winter, and survive the onslaught of their enemies in order to win …
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A highly strategic war-game which focuses on negotiations between players. Many opportunities to form, manipulate, and break secret alliances.
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when a group of people take a number of booster packs and pick one card at a time to build a 40 card deck.
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Techniques for teaching, learning, and improving one's skill.
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a card game with pirates, wizards, ninjas, aliens, dinosaur and robots.
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Officially sanctioned optional rules only. This is not for house rules, see below!
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A trading card game where players summon Monsters and activate Spells and Traps to deplete their opponent's Life Points. The game has a strong fantasy theme, and is usually played with 2 players, alth…
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A popular poker game in which each player has 2 cards of their own that they must combine with 5 communal cards to make the best hand possible.
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a family of card-games involving one or more rounds of betting over who holds the best ranked hand of cards. Hand ranks are shared across most variations of Poker and generally determine whet…
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an entirely card-based game of empire building and struggle. Players settle and conquer worlds, construct economic and military developments, and produce and consume goods to po…
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A classic word-game where players try to use their tiles to create long and exotic words to earn the most points.
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a fast-paced, cooperative dice game of supernatural intrigue. Players take the roles of investigators racing against time to stave off the imminent return of the Ancient Ones. Investigat…
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A cooperative game where players play the role of investigator trying to stop the Elder Gods from ravaging the Earth.
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The 2nd Dominion expansion, built around the theme of making choices.
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trying to kill the outlaws, the outlaws are trying to kill the sheriff, and the renegade is trying to be the last one standing. But no one knows who the other players …
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Questions about where to find--and how to analyze--board and card game related data.
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A Chinese rummy-like game played with tiles. Depending on the version being played the tiles consist of suits (Bamboo, Crack, and Dots) of 10 tiles each, Winds (North, South, East, and West), Dragons …
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A classic war-game in which players try to conquer the world through military might. Players get reinforcement bonuses for conquering entire continents. Combat is ruled mostly by dice.
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the art of responding to specific situations as they appear and choosing the best course of action
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The process of keeping track of the number of points earned by each player in a game, as a means of "ranking" players.
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a strategy game from Rio Grande games for 2-6 players in which you try to build the largest network on the board, and provide power to all of the cities in your network with a variety of…
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Questions about how to create or use customized game pieces for existing games or for developing new games. This includes replacing the existing pieces with better ones, or implementing an existing m…
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The 5th Dominion expansion, built around the theme of big money and big actions.
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Eclipse can be played by 2-6 Players (base game) and places you in control of a vast interstellar civilization, competing for success with its rivals. You will explore new star systems, research techn…
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Questions about probabilistic game mechanics and how to calculate and estimate random events, as well as how probability affects games and gameplay.
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Questions about the business, legal, and packaging aspects of making a new game.
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Refers to objects outside of a game that can help with game play, maintenance, storage, or creation.
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Board game where players take the role of enormous monsters in a battle for the city of Tokyo.
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explores variation editions of changes to a board game. It also is used for looking into the past events that lead up to a game in some way.
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Regarding "table manners" in the play of the game.
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A card game where players seek to build the most impressive districts in their cities. At the beginning of each round, players pass the character deck and secretly choose a character that grants them …
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A game played on a chessboard with black and red checkers, also called draughts.
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the concept and the practice of tuning a game's rules, usually with the goal of preventing any of its component systems from being ineffective or otherwise undesirable when compared to thei…
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the way in which a particular game process is carried out. Questions with this tag are game development questions or deal with a comparison of (game-independent) mechanics.
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The discussion of tournaments, tournament formats, tournament rules, and tournament schedules