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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 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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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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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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A game played on a chessboard with black and red checkers, also called draughts.
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A card game for 3 to 7 people where players try to earn money by planting and trading different beans. Players are unable to order the hand so a keen talent for negotiation is the only way ensure your…
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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 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 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 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 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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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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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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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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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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an expansion for Dominion built around the theme of trashing cards.
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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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a card-driven, quick-playing, low-complexity game. The game map is a world map of the period, whereon players move units and exert influence in attempts to gain allies and control…
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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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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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Card game for 3-10 Players where the Players take on the role of dwarves. As miners, they are in a mine, hunting for gold. Suddenly, a pick axe swings down and shatters the mine lamp. The saboteur has…
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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."