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Does the term "ramp" derive from the card "Rampant Growth?"

Many terms used in the context of Magic derive their names from individual cards. The usual example is to mill, which is derived from the effect of the card Millstone. Another common example is ...

magic-the-gathering terminology  
user avatar asked by Yuka Score of 2

What is the mana value of Smelt//Herd//Saw?

The card Smelt//Herd//Saw from Magic: the Gathering has the cost of R/5G/1B. What is its mana value? Possibilities I see include: 1: the mana value on the face of the card 6: the highest mana value ...

user avatar asked by Gad D Lord Score of 2
user avatar answered by Hackworth Score of 6

Theoretically Optimal Bridge System (In the mathematical sense)

I'm wondering from a mathematical perspective, what the best theoretically possible bridge system is. I know this is a bit of a muddy question, such as what systems are allowed, and what criteria best ...

user avatar asked by Han Guo Score of 2
user avatar answered by Forget I was ever here Score of 4

Can you have more than one of the same technology in Ticket to Ride: UK?

In Ticket to Ride: UK, can one player get more than one of the same technology card to prevent other players from getting them - for example when 4 players are playing can one player get all 4 ...

user avatar asked by Aussieprincess Score of 1
user avatar answered by gfrung4 Score of 0

Is there a dictionary for Woogles.IO?

I've been getting into Scrabble recently, playing at Woogles.IO. Only I don't know what are or aren't counted as words there. I realize that, depending on playing mode, I can try placing words ...

user avatar asked by Rebecca J. Stones Score of 1
user avatar answered by Cohensius Score of 1

1 Spade Interference over Precision 1 Club

I have heard that at some point in the past, a common defence against a strong 1 club opener is: 1S: I have 13 cards. What's the reason this defence has fallen out of favour? Could it be that it's ...

user avatar asked by Han Guo Score of 1
user avatar answered by ruds Score of 4

When should someone make a minimum bid over a takeout double with 8 or more high card points?

There was this example cited by an expert (Frank Stewart}. On the hand ♠ 943 ♡A52 ♢AQJ ♣ 8732.the SE consensus was that "11" high card points were really more like seven because of the 4-3-3-...

bridge bidding  
user avatar asked by Tom Au Score of 1
user avatar answered by Joe Score of 2

Greatest hits from previous weeks:

What is the maximum allowed number of repeats in a Pokémon deck?

I've realised that, when playing Pokémon, the trick to winning is to evolve your Pokémon. This takes a bit of luck, in that you have to have the first level Pokemon on the table, then you have to ...

user avatar asked by Andrew Shepherd Score of 15
user avatar answered by user1873 Score of 23

Distribution of tokens in Standard 4 player catan?

My 4 player catan set has been mixed with my 5 & 6 player expansion set, parts have been lost, and last time I played we had 3 fields with an '8', no number '2' and a missing '10'. Would someone ...

user avatar asked by Edd Turner Score of 22
user avatar answered by LittleBobbyTables - Au Revoir Score of 20

Rewards and punishments for card games

With playing a long board game you have the satisfaction of the endurance and outsmarting your opponents. It's a struggle and winning is the glory. When you play something like poker or Uno you are ...

house-rules psychology  
user avatar asked by going Score of 10

Did I underbid or did my partner?

We were non-vulnerable versus vulnerable at matchpoint duplicate. Dealer passed to my right, so I opened one heart in second position with the following: ♠ AK86 ♡ T98654 ♢none ♣ K96. Only ten high ...

bidding duplicate-bridge  
user avatar asked by Tom Au Score of 7
user avatar answered by Karl Knechtel Score of 14

What happens to enchantments that are attached to creatures when the creatures are returned to your hand?

What happens to enchantments that are attached to creatures when the creatures are returned to your hand?

user avatar asked by Cyler Score of 10
user avatar answered by Cascabel Score of 18

How many different variations/editions of Monopoly are there?

Is there a website that has a comprehensive list of all the various editions of the Monopoly board-game there are? I'm sure there's hundreds... but I'm not having much luck finding it online.

monopoly history edition-comparison  
user avatar asked by Pills N Pillows Score of 9
user avatar answered by Eric Anderson Score of 6

In a two-player Texas Hold'Em poker hand with blinds, which player posts the small blind?

In a small-blind/big-blind poker game (I'm thinking of Texas Hold 'em, but I guess this question applies to any similarly structured poker game), how does the structure change when the games gets to ...

user avatar asked by gkrogers Score of 9

Can you answer this question?

Help me find the name of this collectible card game with unusual mechanics

I remember watching a video a while back about a (I think it is a collectible) card game that had some really strange and interesting mechanics. I can't find the video anymore so I was wondering if ...

user avatar asked by leon.fuchsler Score of 1
user avatar answered by Andrew Score of 0
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