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Can you sell a house to cover cost of "street repairs"?

Last night, someone got the Community Chest "You are assessed for street repairs - $40 per house $115 per hotel" He didn't have the money to pay. This led to a long argument. Can he sell ...

monopoly  
asked by Dan 9 votes
answered by GendoIkari 20 votes

Carcassone city score when tie

The question is explicitly about a situation when two or more players have the same number of knights in a closed city. The instructions say: "In case of a tie, the tied players each score the ...

carcassonne scoring  
asked by elon 7 votes
answered by Hackworth 13 votes

Earliest cooperative board game

Which was the first cooperative board game? For the purpose of this question, we can define "cooperative" as "at the end of the game, players either all win or all lose". My ...

history cooperation ancient-board-games  
asked by Federico Poloni 4 votes

If Conclave Mentor & Spike Feeder enter the battlefield at the same time, does the Spike Feeder get three +1/+1 counters?

Conclave Mentor: If one or more +1/+1 counters would be put on a creature you control, that many plus one +1/+1 counters are put on that creature instead. Spike Feeder: Spike Feeder enters the ...

magic-the-gathering  
asked by Allure 4 votes
answered by murgatroid99 9 votes

Advancing Tzolk'in past the end of the game

In Tzolk'in, the starting player space lets one advance the calendar 2 days, instead of the normal 1. The rules specify a few times when you cannot use this power, and what happens if the calendar is ...

tzolkin  
asked by Bill Nace 3 votes
answered by GendoIkari 2 votes

If I copy a creature spell and it resolves, is the new permanent a token?

If I copy a creature spell while it is on the stack, and then this copy resolves, I will get a creature object on my battlefield. Is this object a token? Or is it a nontoken object that happens to not ...

magic-the-gathering  
asked by Pedro A 2 votes
answered by GendoIkari 3 votes

Open lead in a variant of Spades, where players must play a winner if able (CallBreak)

CallBreak is an Indian variant of Spades, The rules differences from normal Spades are: Solo (no partnerships) Possible bids are from 1 to 8 (no Nil bids) Players must play a stronger card than the ...

variants spades trick-taking-games callbreak  
asked by Cohensius 1 vote
answered by Cohensius 0 votes

Greatest hits from previous weeks:

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

In Unstable Unicorns, does the Pandamonium card cancel unicorn card effects?

Scenario: A player (John) has the Queen Bee Unicorn card in their stable. The effect of the Queen Bee Unicorn card is that basic unicorns can no longer enter the stables of other players: "Basic ...

unstable-unicorns  
asked by Nigel Whatling 5 votes
answered by LeppyR64 6 votes

Is it possible to design a two player game of skill with absolutely no luck?

I really do mean absolutely no luck. This would disqualify even games like Chess as White has an inherent advantage, winning between 52 and 56 percent of all games. A good test for a game with ...

game-design  
asked by Aadit M Shah 57 votes
answered by Benjamin Cosman 119 votes

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?

magic-the-gathering  
asked by Cyler 9 votes
answered by Cascabel 17 votes

In Sorry, can I be forced to move out of my "safe zone"?

For example, if I draw a 4 (move 4 spaces backward) and the only piece that could make the move is in my "safe zone", do I have to make the move?

sorry  
asked by basilard99 9 votes

What's the deal with the new Wastes land and the diamond symbol on it?

One of the cards revealed for Oath of the Gatewatch is the basic land Wastes with a new diamond symbol instead of one of the existing mana symbols. We also saw Kozilek, the Great Distortion, which has ...

magic-the-gathering  
asked by murgatroid99 39 votes
answered by murgatroid99 41 votes

Must a player take a jump in checkers?

Is a player in checkers required to take a jump if one is available? What about a double or triple jump if that is available?

checkers  
asked by C. Ross 48 votes
answered by LittleBobbyTables - Au Revoir 45 votes

Can you answer this question?

Card game where Aces and Twos Missing

Is there a card game that doesn't use ace's and 2" two's.? I haven't been able to find any game that eliminates these. I received 6 decks that are missing those specific cards. They were in a ...

identify-this-game  
asked by David Arlund 1 vote
answered by LeppyR64 0 votes
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