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Into RPGs and strategy games, especially of the turn-based variety


Aug
23
revised Can smoke be placed on a POI?
added 210 characters in body
Aug
20
revised Do creatures who come into play tapped have summoning sickness?
Make the answer match the question title, and other grammar cleanup
Aug
20
revised Do creatures who come into play tapped have summoning sickness?
Change question text to match the title
Aug
20
revised Can I play on other people's buildings in Belfort?
edited tags
Aug
13
revised How does the last turn of an epoch run in Priests of Ra?
Adding game tag
Aug
11
comment civ 2 tech writing
I assume you mean Civ V, which is the version the boardgame referenced by the tag is based on. That game does have a Spy unit (and in recent expansions, a diplomat unit), but it doesn't work at all analagous to how the boardgame unit does, so I don't think it is worth referencing.
Aug
11
comment civ 2 tech writing
Where is the 2 in the title of the question coming from? There are a lot of Civilization board games, but I'm not aware of any that are referred to as "Civ 2".
Aug
11
comment What happens if you submit orders for another player?
The "Flying Dutchman" did not involve entering orders for someone else's units. It involved using an extra piece that you were not entitled to, often by executing an extra build or neglecting to execute a removal due to a lost center. Separately, he talks about writing orders for a country and removing their actual order set. But I would still consider this to be allowed only if your gaming group has specifically said it is OK.
Aug
11
comment civ 2 tech writing
Which "computer version" are you referring to?
Aug
8
comment What's the highest score that can be achieved by pegging?
This answer just duplicates information that already exists in other answers.
Aug
5
answered How should we be keeping track of secret doors?
Aug
5
comment What happens if you submit orders for another player?
Yah, I'd say this falls outside the rules. Submitting two sets of orders for yourself (with one labelled that it supersedes the other) is generally considered acceptable however.
Aug
4
comment Removing the Luck from Stone Age
The first modification described on that BGG link is somebody trying to "fix" the fact that they read the rules wrong.
Jul
31
comment Old WW2 game played with cards instead of a board
That Kickstarter may or may not happen. I think there are still (multiple?) lawsuits pending.
Jul
29
comment Why do dwarves only have a racial base of 3 tokens?
@deworde I think calling the Dwarves "very powerful" is a bit of an overstatement. They are pretty universally considered the weakest race.
Jul
29
comment Why do dwarves only have a racial base of 3 tokens?
@Jonathan There are no token modifiers of 0 in the base game. "Cursed" is a 0 from the Cursed expansion. Cursed Dwarves are a game of brinksmanship to see how high they can go before someone takes them for the free points.
Jul
16
revised In Citadels, when do characters get the extra gold from their colour?
added 163 characters in body
Jul
11
comment Bizzaro Playing Cards
This question appears to be off-topic because it is about a puzzle that doesn't have anything to do with an actual game. Try the Puzzling Stack Exchange.
Jul
10
reviewed Approve suggested edit on In Takenoko, when rain falls on a segment that has the fertilizer improvement, how much does the bamboo grow?
Jul
9
comment Does the first piece in a standard blokus game have to have a square on a corner cell?
+1 for mentioning the different rules in the 2-player version.