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Mirrodin Besieged: do I win despite failing to draw a card?

Suppose I control Mirrodin Besieged, having selected Phyrexian: Phyrexian — At the beginning of your end step, draw a card, then discard a card. Then if there are fifteen or more artifact cards in ...

magic-the-gathering  
asked by James Martin 26 votes
answered by Hackworth 30 votes

Do I lose if I have an empty library and cast Brainstorm?

Brainstorm says "Draw three cards, then put two cards from your hand on top of your library in any order." If I have no cards in my library when I cast Brainstorm, do I lose? I imagine so - ...

magic-the-gathering  
asked by Allure 13 votes
answered by GendoIkari 26 votes

What is the board game in ‘Friends’ S05E11?

Does anyone know the name of the board game visible on the following picture? The image is taken from the eleventh episode of the fifth season of Friends ("The One With All The Resolutions")...

identify-this-game  
asked by qqbenq 5 votes

What are the names for Magic's different deck colour splashes?

Occasionally, a deck becomes famous which is a colour combination + a 'splash' of another colour. One good example is 'Moist Jund', which is Jund (Black, Red and Green) plus a small amount of blue (...

magic-the-gathering  
asked by Pureferret 3 votes
answered by Philip Kendall 6 votes

Twilight Imperium without the agenda phase

The agenda phase in Twilight Imperium 4th edition feels a little "bolted on", and adds a lot of time to an already long game for not that much impact. I'm considering a house rule to remove ...

house-rules twilight-imperium twilight-imperium-4th-edition  
asked by Zags 3 votes
answered by Howdy_McGee 0 votes

What are the rules of this "Frog rescue game" from Boots?

I picked up this game second hand but found it doesn't include any instructions. It has a cross-shaped board that you assemble jigsaw style with a tower in the middle. The back of the box says "...

identify-this-game  
asked by user2390246 3 votes

How do the +1/+1 tokens created when Hooded Hydra dies play during combat?

Recently played w/ a deck that contained Hooded Hydra (morphed to +5/+5). I was attacked with 3, 5/5 trampling rhino tokens. I assigned Hooded Hydra to block first, effectively killing it. Enter the ...

magic-the-gathering  
asked by Snowstone 2 votes
answered by JonTheMon 6 votes

Greatest hits from previous weeks:

Is it valid to place Draw 4 on a Draw 4, while having the colour set by the first Draw 4?

I was playing Uno and one player placed down a Draw 4 card, and set it to a colour (let's say red). The next player played a Draw 4 card, even though they had the colour specified by the first player (...

uno  
asked by Luke 6 votes
answered by Ola Ström 4 votes

Is putting a Draw 4 card on top of a Draw 2 card legal?

Is it within the UNO rules to put a Wild Draw 4 card on top of a Draw 2 card, as it is a 'higher' card? We've ALWAYS played that you can, but my new friend is adamant you can't.

uno  
asked by Bronwyn 6 votes
answered by bwarner 18 votes

Pocketing the last coin and the striker at the same time

Only one black (mine) and one white (opponent's) coin are on the board. (All the other coins and the queen have been pocketed) I pocket my black coin, but accidentally also pocket the striker. Who ...

carrom  
asked by Kunal 2 votes
answered by Samthere 2 votes

How do you make Settlers of Catan work well for 2 players? (Problems and play-tested solution described, alternatives requested)

The basic Settlers of Catan game is designed to work for 3-4 players (or more with 5-6 Player Extension). No 2 player variant is suggested by the rules, and for good reasons: Trades (an exciting part ...

house-rules catan  
asked by Joe Golton 54 votes
answered by Joe Golton 40 votes

Land ratio vs mana curve

When choosing cards for a deck, one of the most important things to consider is the number of land you put in. The biggest issue is mana curve, of course. What shortcuts are best for determining the ...

magic-the-gathering mtg-manabase  
asked by Hyppy 43 votes
answered by Alex P 47 votes

What planeswalker cards can be used as commanders in the Commander format?

Can any Planeswalker be used as a Commander, or just the ones that say "XXXX can be your Commander" on the card? (N.B. This question has nothing to do with the Brawl format.)

magic-the-gathering mtg-commander mtg-planeswalkers  
asked by MPW 7 votes
answered by doppelgreener 22 votes

What's the difference between the versions of Cards Against Humanity?

I have version 1.3 of Cards Against Humanity, but it's got different cards than the free to download PDF file. Which cards are different between the various versions of CAH? Since I've also got some ...

cards-against-humanity  
asked by KatieK 15 votes
answered by monex0 11 votes

Can you answer these questions?

Clarification re: Nazgul and characters, can you attack them as a single?

I haven't played War of the Ring yet - I'm reading through the rules and I have a question that needs clarifying. For ordinary Free People leaders, they always have to be with an army, so that's ...

war-of-the-ring  
asked by dwjohnston 1 vote

For master rule 4, why can't I occupy two extra monster zone?

I am a beginner at the Yugioh card game. I use sky strikers. Based on the link monster, I can summon the monster from the extra deck to the place where the monster point. Here is a figure: However, I ...

yu-gi-oh  
asked by ytyyutianyun 1 vote
answered by kyudosai 0 votes

can't remember the name of a card game

A few years ago I was with a group of people. Someone brought a fantasy style card game. I can't remember much, but the main thing I can remember is that you could equip your own armor, weapons and ...

identify-this-game  
asked by Maikel 1 vote
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