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Officially sanctioned optional rules only. This is not for house rules, see below!
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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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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 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 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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The 2nd Dominion expansion, built around the theme of making choices.
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A semi-cooperative board game that involves players investigating a haunted house. As they explore and discover items, they also start to discover strange omens. After enough omens have been discovere…
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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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the art of responding to specific situations as they appear and choosing the best course of action
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Questions about where to find--and how to analyze--board and card game related data.
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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 card game where the rules change as you play, and there isn't a goal until someone plays one. The goal changes just as often as the rules do, but most goals revolve around collecting particular "Kee…
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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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The 5th Dominion expansion, built around the theme of big money and big actions.
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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 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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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 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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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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Refers to objects outside of a game that can help with game play, maintenance, storage, or creation.
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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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The discussion of tournaments, tournament formats, tournament rules, and tournament schedules
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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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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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An asymmetrical role-playing boardgame where a team of adventurers cooperate to battle through dungeons against whatever threats the overlord throws against them.
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an epic empire-building game of interstellar conflict, trade, and struggle for power. Three to six players take the roles of ancient galactic civilizations, each seeking to seize …
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Tips and tricks for board and card game storage, particularly custom or after-market storage methods for games with an inadequate native storage method or whose storage method is large and/or cumberso…
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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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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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A *Magic: The Gathering* mechanic from Theros block that lets one play an Enchantment Creature as an Aura
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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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Regarding "table manners" in the play of the game.
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Questions about the business, legal, and packaging aspects of making a new game.
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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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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…