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Mar
24
comment Identify this board and card game relating to 19th century race horses
For what it's worth, I skimmed through boardgamegeek's listings for things tagged animals or racing, or with betting mechanics, from before 1930, and didn't find anything promising. There are plenty without pictures or obvious names, though, so could be I missed something. (Also, wow, there are a lot of old steeplechase games!)
Mar
24
comment Identify this board and card game relating to 19th century race horses
Based on the images at boardgamegeek it looks like Minoru is also a horse racing game but it's not the same.
Mar
24
revised Am I obligated to distinguish between morphs and megamorphs when I'm casting a card face-down?
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Mar
24
comment Am I obligated to distinguish between morphs and megamorphs when I'm casting a card face-down?
Whups, my bad, misunderstood your answer. Never mind - I might tweak it to avoid others having the same misunderstanding. (and so that I can upvote)
Mar
24
comment When can I cast spells?
If you have questions like this, you should definitely read the basic rules - they'll answer this as well as most of the other questions you'll have when starting out. See also this previous question: boardgames.stackexchange.com/questions/20861/…
Mar
24
revised When can I cast spells?
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Mar
23
comment What is the Infinite Squirrel deck?
@Rainbolt It might've been better if there were an explanatory note after deleting the comments, but I think deleting them and reopening makes sense: the close votes and all that discussion were based on a different form of the question, and it's really hard to get enough votes to reopen things here whether or not they deserve it. If people still want to close it in this form, fair enough, but it does seem to be answerable if unexciting.
Mar
21
revised Can older cards that refer to a player/opponent ever be used on planeswalkers?
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Mar
20
comment Phyrexian Unlife and Necropotence
And even if the ability were "Pay X life: ...", thus sidestepping the "activate it once at a time" issue, you still wouldn't be able to pay more life than you have. (118.4. If a cost or effect allows a player to pay an amount of life greater than 0, the player may do so only if his or her life total is greater than or equal to the amount of the payment.)
Mar
20
comment Mathematically / logically determine unit alignment for close combat
The linked question on Stack Overflow actually describes what you're trying to do - that seems like a much better way to get answers, and honestly, it seems like it's a better fit for Stack Overflow. There might be a few more people who know how Warhammer works, but I think most of us don't so you're going to have to explain anyway to get an answer, and as long as you're explaining, you're just asking a programming question, so SO is a good place.
Mar
20
comment Can I use a nonbasic land that taps and gives me either a red or white mana if I only have red mana in my deck?
For example, compare: Wind-Scarred Crag, which produces red or white mana, with Arid Mesa, which lets you search your library for a Mountain or Plains, which will provide red or white mana respectively.
Mar
20
comment Can I use a nonbasic land that taps and gives me either a red or white mana if I only have red mana in my deck?
@Kurtis If RemcoGerlich was right and you're confused about land vs mana, please have a look at the basic rules - they'll probably clear up a lot of things for you.
Mar
20
revised Can I use a nonbasic land that taps and gives me either a red or white mana if I only have red mana in my deck?
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19
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Mar
19
revised How can I play against enchantments while playing an all black deck?
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Mar
18
comment Can players in single-elimination rounds agree to split prizes unevenly?
@Rainbolt Right, but... what if as bwarner says it's 3-0, or 4-1, or anything else an odd sum? I think it's still a good question to ask, and that avoids "you can concede at any time" providing an answer.
Mar
18
comment Can players in single-elimination rounds agree to split prizes unevenly?
@Rainbolt I think bwarner's idea is that 2-and-1 is the most even possible split anyway, and you can achieve it by conceding, so there's no need to worry about making a deal to split prizes.
Mar
17
comment How does removing +1/+1 counters during combat affect abilities granted from having that counter?
All that's important here is that the creature is losing flying after declaring blockers and before damage is dealt; the +1/+1 counter stuff is just the reason it loses flying. (Of course, if you make it lose flying before blockers are declared, then, well, it doesn't have flying when you declare blockers.)
Mar
15
comment Does Battlefield Forge add two mana to your pool each time it is tapped?
Whoops, hadn't looked at the other question - agreed, the two questions here are already answered.
Mar
15
answered Does Battlefield Forge add two mana to your pool each time it is tapped?