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an addition to an existing Board or Card game. These add-ons usually add new content to a complete and already released game.
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A strategic colony building game where you build a Caribbean plantation and gain victory points for shipping goods back to the old world. Out of the box, the game is for three to five players, but an …
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appears every now and then, when tags are deleted off of a question by automatic means. It means what it says, and indicates that those questions need editing.
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a miniatures wargame published by Games Workshop. It is known for both the beauty and the expense of its models.
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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 card game for usually 2, but up to 4 people who draw, hold, and lay down cards in combinations meant to earn the most points.
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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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Officially sanctioned optional rules only. This is not for house rules, see below!
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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 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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Techniques for teaching, learning, and improving one's skill.
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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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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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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 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 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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Questions about where to find--and how to analyze--board and card game related data.
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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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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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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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The 2nd Dominion expansion, built around the theme of making choices.
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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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Questions about the business, legal, and packaging aspects of making a new game.
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a two-player trading card game based on the popular franchise. Players select Pokémon, who have various types and abilities, and try to defeat the opponent's Pokémon. Trai…
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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. See also [tag:counting], for keeping track of the score, particularly in [tag:go]…
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The discussion of tournaments, tournament formats, tournament rules, and tournament schedules
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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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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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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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The 5th Dominion expansion, built around the theme of big money and big actions.
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Regarding "table manners" in the play of the game.
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An expansion for Catan that lets players improve their cities, create new commodities, and use their newly empowered knights to conquer the island of Catan.
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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 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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Terminology refers to the lingo of the trade, definition and understanding of the terms used by experts on a subject.