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Scoring first word with all 7 letters

What scoring conditions apply if all 7 letters are used for the first word in Scrabble? Does the player get double points for the word AND 50 points for using all their tiles?
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Are there different “imperatives” for the four players when choosing starting settlements in Catan?

For instance, a You Tube video opined that "the third player should focus on the scarcest resource." This may or a may not be good advice, I used it only for illustrative purposes. What, if ...
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MTG Is the commander-ness of a card always known to all players?

Haven't been able to find any definitive information about this. 903.3. Each deck has a legendary creature card designated as its commander. This designation is not a characteristic of the object ...
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In the Sanctuary expansion, why, only in a 2-player game, does the Hunted begin with a face-down survivor?

I'm guessing it's a balancing mechanic? Maybe it's hard to fortify using cards when it's only the one of you, so you get an extra shot at it from the beginning?
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Is anyone the “captain” of the partnership after the following bidding sequence?

Non vulnerable and playing five card majors, South opened onw spade. West passed. North raised to 3 spades. This was a "Bergen" raise, which is to say that North promised only four spades (...
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How to build cities in Catan without any ore?

When playing in a Catan game (basic edition) last week, I got a couple of good starting spots, with dice rolls 5,4, and 6 and 10, 5, and 8. Except that there was no ore in those settlements, and none ...
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Set A Watch: Is Goblin Chief a Goblin?

The location I was in was the Goblin Cave, which states: Increase the health of all goblins by 3 Now, Goblin is a creature type that's noted on the bottom of the creature cards. I revealed a Summon ...
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Michigan Rummy? Incorrect Name?

I remember a rummy variant that I played as a child. I was taught it by older family members, who are all long dead. They called it "Michigan Rummy" but it was quite different from the game ...
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Can Jinxed Idol be activated many times in a turn?

Irecently played a game with my group and I used Jinxed Idol at the beginning of my end step so I sacrificed a small 1/1 token to pass to 1 of my 3 opponents (next in turn after me) but then a game of ...
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Are there times to double for a one trick set in duplicate, when you would not do so in rubber?

In rubber bridge, I would "never" double a part score contract for a one trick set. The reason is that a successful double will increase your score from 50 to 100 if the opponents are not ...
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What is the general name for this particular game mechanic?

I'm hoping to find a common general terminology for a mechanic I have encountered in several board games. As an example, here's an excerpt from the rules for The King's Dilemma: At the end of your ...
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Rubber Bridge scoring

In Rubber Bridge scoring, If the player wins two games with the opponent having an intervening game,does the opponent get 300 for their game?
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How does color identity work in Commander?

I recently began playing commander, and have run into a few questions, mainly about color compatibility with a commander. I think I can lump them all together into this one question; What exactly ...
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Elder Sign - locked dice queries

First query - can I take the locked dice from a resolved monster and use it right away to complete the rest of the adventure card it was on? Second - if I have a locked red dice on one card or monster ...
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Enervating Mist vs Silent Wobby, which one is active?

I recently asked myself a random question, what would happen if Enervating Mist (handsize down to 5) and Silent Wobby (limit handsize to 3) were active at the same time. Would it just be last or first ...
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Catan: play development card after rolling robber

In Settlers of Catan, we have been discussing the possibility of playing a development card before moving the robber but after rolling a 7. The idea came from someone wanting to play a monopoly card ...
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Deflecting Swat and Lich's Mastery

A EDH deck I am wanting to build revolves around Lich's Mastery. I'm aware of the removal that may occur to it and that I can Stifle the ability of When Lich's Mastery leaves the battlefield you ...
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Is a rotated solution valid in Q-Bitz?

new here and couldn't find anything related to Q-Bitz, so I hope it's ok to ask this question. It has my family arguing! So in Q-Bitz the challenge is to match the pattern on the card with your own ...
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Thunder Drake second spell of the turn

If I play Thunder Drake as my first spell of the turn, then cast another spell, will it get a +1/+1 counter?
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Where are the components listed?

I got my first Dice Throne box yesterday and want to do a component check. But I can't find the information on what's supposed to be included.
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Picking up wild cards from the discard pile [duplicate]

Can you pick up a wild card from the discard pile with two wildcards from your hand to start a Canasta of wildcards?
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What card types can't appear in your library?

From the new Kaldheim release notes on [Alrund, God of the Cosmos]: You may choose any card type, but the ones that may appear in your library are artifact, creature, enchantment, instant, land, ...
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Am I allowed to open at the “one” level with hand like AKQxxxx xx xx xx?

I am concerned about a ACBL rules that says that an opening "one" bid cannot be weaker than the top of a "weak two" bid. With this hand, many might open with a "weak two, &...
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Nadir Kraken and Solemnity

Say Solemnity and a Nadir Kraken are play. Obviously you won't get the counter. But will get the token. Basic FOL would suggest: P = "put a +1/+1 counter on Nadir" Q = create a 1/1 blue ...
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What happens when you create a gap on your board in Wingspan?

With the base game, whenever you play a bird, it's final. However, with the expansions, there's options to create empty spaces on your board. What happens when you do this? Imagine this scenario: ...
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Can an opponent put a property up for auction at a higher price than I have in cash?

I only have $5. My opponent lands on an un-owned property and put it up for auction. Can my opponent make a starting bid of $10 on this auction even though that is more money than I have?
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Play set folders too small

I play the Dragon Ball Super TCG and collect play-sets of every card. these cards are standard size. In the earlier sets I could easily fit this in to one Ultimate Guard Quadrow folder but the sets ...
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Rule guidance on Defending Pokemon

The Absol Doom News attack states that the Defending Pokemon is knocked out at the end of the Opponent's turn. If the Active Pokemon is switched, does the Defending Pokemon stay the same, or does the ...
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Dominion Prosperity play out treasures

I have a question regarding the dominion extension prosperity, especially the new treasure-cards Venture: "When you play this, reveal cards from your deck until you reveal a Treasure. Discard the ...
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Can I target a tapped creature for “tap target creature, target creature doesn’t untap during its controller’s untap step.” [duplicate]

I have two cards that I’ve had disputes with. 1: Shipbreaker Kraken 2: Archipelagore The Kraken says “When Shipbreaker Kraken becomes monstrous, tap up to four target creatures. Those creatures don’t ...
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Soul-Scar Mage and Nin, the Pain Artist with lifelink

I control a Nin, the Pain Artist (without summoning sickness) equipped with a Basilisk Collar (or anything else which gives her lifelink) and a Soul-Scar Mage. When I activate Nin's ability and deal e....
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Can a J-T combination be counted as a single honor under a “two honor” rule?

There are times in bridge (e.g. when opening a "weak two") when a bidder needs a strong suit headed by at least two out of the three "top" honors, that is A-K, A-Q or K-Q. The ...
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Are these the right search terms, to find all cards that have their costs reduced by Embalming Tools?

I'm using Embalmer's Tools, and want to find all (monoblue) cards that have their cost reduced by it. I have this search term (fo:/{[cwubrg1-9]}.*: .*(this|~) .* from your graveyard/ or fo:/{[cwubrg1-...
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Why overlines do not count on Gomoku?

I understand that in Gomoku the overlines (lines of 6 or more) do not count for a victory in most tournament ruleset, but may count in casual play. Fine. WHY in Gomoku there is the rule of "...
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Monopoly deal - charging rent multiple times

A 2 player scenario: I have two rent cards, worth 2M each. I can see that my opponent has 6M in their bank - consisting of a 4M card and two x 1M cards. If I play my first rent card they are likely to ...
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What is the difference between the Australian and United Kingdom editions of Cards Against Humanity? [duplicate]

I just got the UK set and need to know which cards to add. Would it be easier to tell me what cards are new/different to add? Or what cards are identical to remove. I need to know how the AU edition ...
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Is there such a thing a 3 possible in Spades?

We were playing Spades. My new girlfriend said she had 2 and 3 possible. I laughed and asked what she meant by the 3 possible. We stopped the game to figure this out. Spades: 4,6 Hearts: K,2,3,5 ...
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What is the difference between the AU and UK editions of Cards Against Humanity [duplicate]

I just got the UK set and need to know which cards to add. Would it be easier to tell me what cards are new/different to add? Or what cards are identical to remove. I want to know the difference ...
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Can you put a wild card back in your hand when no longer needed in Monopoly Deal?

If you have a wild card on the table within a set, and you later pick up a true color needed for that set, can you return the wild card to the cards you are holding in you hand, or must you leave it ...
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Is card counting/watching a key skill for an expert Catan player?

In Catan, one can observe which cards opponents draw with their second settlement, and then observe what die rolls and trading do to their hands. Thus it is possible, though difficult, to follow ...
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Identify this resource conversion game

Here's what I can remember about this game: There are different resources in the form of different coloured (wooden?) cubes You can buy cards that give you the ability to convert the cubes, i.e. 1 ...
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Anybody know what game this belongs to

Any body have any guesses to which game these belong .... most likely a card/dice combo
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Checkmate but confused why

Could someone please let me know why this is checkmate, could I not have captured that queen with my king?
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How did makers of “Gwent” set scores for each card?

I am curious about one thing. In the game called Gwent the Witcher card game each card has its own score. And also these cards have some potential scores that they can enhance their own scores or the ...
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How do Panglacial Wurm and Imoti interact?

Let's say I control Imoti, Celebrant of Bounty. I then cast Panglacial Wurm while searching my library. Panglacial Wurm will have cascade. Since the library is kept in the same order while searching, ...
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Does anyone know where this weird blue and green laughing chess set is from?

I found this really weird chess set at a thrift store. Does anyone know where it’s from? (I bought it because, obviously).
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When planeswalkers become creatures, are they no longer planeswalkers?

Sarkhan the Masterless has the ability: +1: Until end of turn, each planeswalker you control becomes a 4/4 red Dragon creature and gains flying. There is a ruling associated with this Sarkhan that ...
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Skip card points count against you?

We are playing phase 10, and our rules say “To use, simply discard the skip card on your turn by placing it in front of the player you’ve chosen to skip instead of placing it on the discard pile.” So ...
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Re attack after “noping” a chain of attacks

In a game of Exploding Kittens, what happens when a chain of attack cards is followed by a Nope card, and the previous person attacks again? For example: Player A plays an Attack card Player B plays ...
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Do Troll's Lairs remain in a region when Hordes of Trolls go In Decline if the only remaing race token is a Horde?

The rules for Trolls specify: The Troll's Lair augments your region's defense by 1 (just as if you had an additional Troll token stationed there), and stays in the Region even after your Trolls go ...

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