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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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A *Magic: The Gathering* mechanic from Theros block that lets one play an Enchantment Creature as an Aura
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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 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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A game played on a chessboard with black and red checkers, also called draughts.
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The physical pieces used in a game. They may include things common to many games (like dice), or things relating only to the particular game.
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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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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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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 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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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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small throwable objects with multiple resting positions, used for generating random numbers".
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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 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 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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Games designed to be played by a single person or methods for modifying multi-player games for single-person play.
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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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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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Board game based on the video game Civilization IV and published by Fantasy Flight games in 2010.
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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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a common pattern of moves that leads to a locally even result. Usually focused on the corners during the opening.
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The 4th Dominion expansion, themed around transformation and the new potion treasure card.
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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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The part of the game relating to the exchange of products or other resources, hopefully at a profit.
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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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Magic: The Gathering played with more than two players.
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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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a standalone expansion to Small World.
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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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Adapations of boardgames to different platforms (such as computers and mobile devices), as well as to new rules or specifications outside those provided by the designer (e.g. number of players outside…
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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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Find a crew. Find a job. Keep Flying.