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Nov
27
comment Land ratio vs mana curve
@Guvante Fair enough, I guess. I just have this reaction because "this is always the best way" gives me an immediate impression that it's being overly absolute, and can't possibly be completely correct. An honest "it might help in corner cases, but there's no way you're tuning carefully enough" feels more helpful to me. (Also, the distinction between adding a spell and adding a land is kind of an artificial one - adding a land without dropping a spell means keeping one of the desired spells instead of having to replace it with a land.)
Nov
26
comment In what ways does a Commander in their Command zone influence the game?
@JonathanHobbs Sure, but on the other hand, it shouldn't be too surprising. That's essentially what rules text does - makes something work differently from how it would without that text. The only nontrivial thing here is the fact that an ability that says "...in the command zone..." is allowed to work from the command zone, but again, shouldn't be surprising - they don't print meaningless text on cards.
Nov
26
revised Is the Forager's coin bonus counted during Action Phase or Buy Phase?
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Nov
26
answered Is the Forager's coin bonus counted during Action Phase or Buy Phase?
Nov
25
comment Can you use the angel token in conjunction with the rabbits foot
@GendoIkari Okay, revised to make that clause that even more obvious.
Nov
25
revised Can you use the angel token in conjunction with the rabbits foot
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Nov
25
comment Can you use the angel token in conjunction with the rabbits foot
By the way, the reason it says "roll of any kind" is that there are a lot of different skill checks and such - roll your speed, roll your strength, make an omen roll, take two dice of damage, roll four dice, and so on. It's clarifying that it works on anything in the game that causes you to roll a set of dice, not just skill checks. It's not trying to say that it can replace the roll of a single die with a number - it works on the roll as a whole, not a single die (which is just a 0, 1, or 2).
Nov
25
reviewed Approve suggested edit on Can you use the angel token in conjunction with the rabbits foot
Nov
25
comment Can you use the angel token in conjunction with the rabbits foot
If your argument were valid, this would let you roll five dice, get 0, 1, 2, 2, 2, use the Rabbit's Foot to reroll the 0, then say "aha, I'll use the Angel Feather to replace that roll with an 8, and get a total of 15".
Nov
25
comment Can you use the angel token in conjunction with the rabbits foot
No, Angel Feather replaces a roll - the action where you roll some number of dice and add them up. Rabbit's Foot rerolls a single die, just a part of a roll. At that point, the other dice are all fixed. Angel Feather wants to replace the roll, all the dice, before you roll them, and by the time you're using Rabbit's Foot, it's too late to do that.
Nov
24
comment Can you use the angel token in conjunction with the rabbits foot
@GendoIkari No, I think I answered the right question. The confusing thing here is that Angel Feather talking about "a roll" means "a roll of many dice" - before you roll all the dice, you pick a number. Rabbit's Foot, on the other hand, is talking about a single die (a 0, 1, or 2). The reroll that Rabbit's Foot allows (one die) is not the same thing as the roll that Angel Feather replaces (many dice).
Nov
24
revised Can you use the angel token in conjunction with the rabbits foot
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Nov
24
comment Can you use the angel token in conjunction with the rabbits foot
@user1873 Both past and present fit there - I had present, as in "instead of the number you (are about to) roll". But I guess the more likely formulation is past.
Nov
24
revised Can you use the angel token in conjunction with the rabbits foot
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Nov
24
answered Can you use the angel token in conjunction with the rabbits foot
Nov
22
comment What is this tile-based game?
@JonathanHobbs No, I think new users can post images now: meta.stackoverflow.com/a/195927/133299. Either way, two upvotes gets you past new user restrictions, so it should be doable. Joann, if you click edit, there'll be an insert image button in the toolbar above the text box.
Nov
21
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Nov
21
comment Thunderstone game taking too long (2 players)
Okay, just a suggestion; sometimes there are easy-to-miss but important details in the rules. I have games where there are rules I know exist and still have trouble finding in the rulebook.
Nov
21
comment How do I build a Pokémon TCG deck?
This got bumped by a user trying to discuss your answer - unsurprising given how broad the question and answer are. If I could vote again to close, I would. I strongly believe this is too broad, and it needs to be split up into multiple questions to be useful as a question and answer - right now it's a blog post, and discourages further answers, which is about the worst thing you can do for a question.
Nov
21
comment Thunderstone game taking too long (2 players)
When you have a big discrepancy like this, it's a good idea to go back and check the rules to see if you missed something. I've only played Thunderstone a few times so I'm not sure what it'd be, though.