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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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Terminology refers to the lingo of the trade, definition and understanding of the terms used by experts on a subject.
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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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An expansion for Settlers of 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 3rd Dominion expansion introduces duration cards that do something immediately, but stay in play to affect your next turn as well.
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a game designed for 3 or more players. The game-play emphasizes the interactions between the players. Each player represents an alien race that must establish bases in the system…
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A card game for 3 to 7 people where players try to earn money by planting and trading different beans. Rare beans are worth more, but common beans will have more competition for them and require more …
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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 average or "normal" time it takes to play a game. Some games have play times that vary widely from one game from the next. Others have a structured sequence of events that keep play times within r…
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a social deduction game for 5-10 players where they must unmask the traitors in their midst in order to successfully complete 3 of 5 missions against the oppressive empire.
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A card game commonly played in casinos pitting each player against the dealer in a partial-information competition to collect cards totaling as close to 21 as possible without going over.
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A game played on a chessboard with black and red checkers, also called draughts.
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A survival horror board game that pits small-town Heroes head-to-head against a limitless horde of Zombies. Modular board and several different scenarios to play are adding lots of replayability. Fast…
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An expansion for Pandemic that adds new challenges like mutating diseases and one player becoming a bio-terrorist. Also allows for play with 5 people.
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A cooperative game where 2-4 players try to escape a mysterious island after saving its four treasures. But the island sinks deeper with every step the adventurers take... Playtime: 30 minutes.
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The first expansion to The Settlers of Catan. Players can now build ships to expand their horizons and take on whatever new challenges may await them across the sea...
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Games designed to be played by a single person or methods for modifying multi-player games for single-person play.
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Handicap refers to ways to make weaker players more competitive against stronger ones. In Go, for example, it takes the form of extra stones placed by the weaker player. The goal is to make the game e…
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Magic: The Gathering played with more than two players.
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The 4th Dominion expansion, themed around transformation and the new potion treasure card.
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small throwable objects with multiple resting positions, used for generating random numbers".
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an expansion for Dominion built around the theme of trashing cards.
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The aspect of a game where players work together toward common goals. The tag refers to two types of cooperation: (1) games where all players cooperate toward a common victory condition (everybody wi…
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a common system for managing the order events resolve in. It is used as the foundation of event resolution in Magic: the Gathering and many other games.
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A stand-alone expansion for Ticket to Ride set in Europe. A bit more complexity is added in the form of train stations and tunnel routes.
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The part of the game relating to the exchange of products or other resources, hopefully at a profit.
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generally played with (some or all of) a standard deck of playing cards. For one "trick" each player plays a single card, following suit if able, and the highest ranked card win…
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A cooperative game where players take on the role of the knights of Camelot to combat the various threats that arise around the locale. But one player might be a hidden traitor and try to sabotage the…
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a kind of Mahjong commonly played in Japan. It is famous for being suited to gambling and mahjong parlors.
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an expansion for Saboteur by Frederic Moyersoen, which first appeared in 2004 from Amigo Spiel. Each player takes on the role of a gold-digging dwarf or a saboteur who wants to hinder ex…
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Questions that present some scenario, and asks you to provide a solution that satisfies some requirement (example "Win within X turns", or "9 Queens without check/checkmate", or "MTG, deal X damage th…
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a table-top miniatures game published by Privateer Press. Players take on the role of an elite soldier-sorcerer known as a warcaster. While a warcaster and his army is a formidable force…
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a standalone expansion to Small World.
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Merriam-Webster's dictionary defines [shuffle](http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/shuffle) as a verb "to rearrange to produce a random order."
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Compatible tile laying boardgames that use a common rule set derived from 4th edition Dungeons and Dragons.