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


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.
Jul
2
comment How can I keep track of which outbreaks I've resolved?
That works until you start getting near the limit of cubes for the outbreak's color. Unfortunately, if you're chaining that many outbreaks, that is likely to occur.
Jul
1
answered How can I keep track of which outbreaks I've resolved?
Jun
30
comment In Pandemic: on the brink, can I remove multiple bioterrorist cubes at once for a cured strain?
This applies in On the Brink as well. Unless of course the player was the medic, in which case they would treat all the cubes without taking any actions.
Jun
27
comment Elimination when a player loses all herds, but still has a Chupacabra
@murgatroid Not necessarily, if someone else decides it should be something else, that's fine. I just wanted to give it an actual game tag of some sort, and figure we don't tend to care about the subtitles.
Jun
27
revised Elimination when a player loses all herds, but still has a Chupacabra
Add game tag
Jun
24
revised What's the name of the theory that the player with the most options has the advantage?
The theory isn't that they win, just that they are in a better position
Jun
23
comment Is the card “Outshine Them All” from the MLP CCG useless?
I know nothing about the game, but it looks like the intent of the card is you spend a resource now, and potentially get multiple resources in return (since you can accomplish the gain 1 resource effect multiple times).
Jun
13
comment Purpose of needing 12 swords in Camelot to trigger end of game with no Traitor
Even when you are playing with a traitor, you oftenhave enough white swords that the end game is a race to fill the table with whatever color swords you can to prevent losing by other means. It is one of the flaws of this game in my opinion.
Jun
13
revised Purpose of needing 12 swords in Camelot to trigger end of game with no Traitor
Fixed spelling/grammar, and removed "I'm not sure" to which the answer is no.
Jun
5
revised What card should I play when my partner has bid nil and I can't follow suit in Spades?
edited title
Jun
4
comment What classic playing card game has the most complicated (standard) rules dictating the replacement of cards on the table?
While the question isn't explicitly worded as a recommendation request, I still feel like asking for a list of games that meets criteria like this falls under the realm of game rec questions, which are not considered on-topic here. See Meta for a list of reasons why.