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How does Frenetic Sliver interact with the Unearth from Dregscape Sliver?

If I Unearth a sliver with Dregscape Sliver's ability and then use Frenetic Sliver's ability, what happens when I win my coinflip? Does the sliver come back at the end of turn?
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What are the odds in double deck pinochle of getting a thousand aces and a double run in one hand? I did

What are the odds in double deck pinochle of getting a thousand aces and a double run in one hand?
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Karn, the Great Creator - Does “from outside the game” have to be Standard if we're playing casual? [duplicate]

So my sons and I are having a debate about Karn, the Great Creator's ability to use a "card from outside the game" and its format. The way I interpret the text is that in a casual, non-tournament game,...
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Teferi's Time Twist and Gideon's Sacrifice

I recently had a match with a friend. This was the situation: On my board, I had a 4/4 Zombie token produced with Amass and a Vampire Opportunist. My opponent had Neheb, Dreadhorde Champion on the ...
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Does 'counter a spell' mean 'put a creature into its owner's graveyard'? [duplicate]

For example, when I use the card Double Negative, I counter two spells. Does it mean I can put two of my opponents spells (which may be enchantments or creatures) into its owner's graveyard? I am new ...
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Are there any good white and/or blue token generators? [on hold]

I’m looking for something that’ll summon 1 or more tokens per turn so I can use Soul Warden and Ajani's Pridemate at full power. Can be in modern, legacy, or standard but I prefer modern. Thank ...
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What are the mechanical differences between Adapt and Monstrosity?

If we compare Incubation Druid with Ill-Tempered Cyclops, we see respectively: Adapt 3. (If this creature has no +1/+1 counters on it, put three +1/+1 counters on it.) Monstrosity 3. (If this ...
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What game is this meeple from?

This meeple was found at a bar where board games are often played, but nobody could identify what game it was from. It appears similar to a standard meeple, but with a flat bottom (rather than two ...
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Pocketing queen when not allowed [duplicate]

What happens if you hit the queen in when you're not supposed to?
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What is the difference between state-based effects and effects on the stack?

Being new to MTG, I've learned that abilities from spells go to the stack and resolve in reversed order of their placement on the stack. But I haven't heard of the term state-based effects until ...
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someone claims there has been a revoke after the trick is played [on hold]

opponent claims you have revoked after one trick more is played. Director is called and doesn't ask if you did revoke. She automatically penalizes you a trick
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Infect vs first strike [duplicate]

Let's say a creature with infect attacks and the opponent blocks with a creature that has first strike. How does the combat resolve? Does the blocking creature with first strike still get the -1/-1 ...
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What happens when one target of Paradoxical Outcome becomes illegal?

What happens when one target of Paradoxical Outcome becomes leaves the battlefield while Paradoxical Outcome is on the stack? Does it fizzle? The rules text of Paradoxical Outcome: Return any ...
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Can Dive Down protect a creature against Pacifism?

If my opponent casts Pacifism on my creature and in response I cast Dive Down, what happens?
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Can I summon Interplanetarypurplythorny Dragon in response to The Monarchs Stormforth?

Player A activates The Monarchs Stormforth, tribute summons a monster from hand by tributing 1 monster on player B's field and sends it to the graveyard. Player B has Interplanetarypurplythorny ...
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What game uses dice with compass point arrows, forbidden signs, explosions, arrows and targeting reticles?

A while ago I bought a few bags of factory 2nd dice. Out of those bags, there are a handful of dice that I have not been able to immediately identify. Some I have later been able to identify through ...
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Yu-Gi-Oh!: If monarch Caius or Raiza is flipped face up its effect activate?

Let's say I have Caius or Raiza in hand. Then I tribute summoned Caius/Raiza but set it face down. Q1- If next turn I flip it face up in Attack position, does it's effect activate? Q2- If opponent ...
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What does BREAD stand for while drafting? [duplicate]

I was just reading What are good strategies for booster drafts?, but as a new player I'm not familiar with a lot of jargon. The accepted answer mentions that BREAD is important when drafting: "...
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As the first player, can I choose whether to perform a Special Activity after completing my Operation?

When I'm the first player on a card in Cuba Libre, can I perform my Operation before deciding whether to perform a Special Activity or not? The distinction is important because the desirability (and ...
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Cuba Libre: Is Cash Laundered by another player earmarked for a particular LimOp?

In Cuba Libre by GMT Games, Rule 2.3.6 (Launder) has the following clause that allows another player to Launder Cash in another's favor: ... Alternatively, a different Faction may remove its own ...
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Yu-Gi-Oh!: Metaion the timelord vs Evilswarm Obliviwisp

Metaion the timelord attacks Evilswarm Obliviwisp, nothing else in the field. Q1- Does Evilswarm is returned to hand? Q2- Is Metaion effect negated? Q3- Is Metaion destroyed as result of battle? ...
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Can't remember name of board game

So in the very early 2000s (in the U.K.), I had this board game that was essentially a large purple monster head. I was quite young at the time so I can't fully remember the rules of the game either, ...
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Is a reasonable level of knowledge of American Football advantageous when playing Blood Bowl?

The rules of Blood Bowl are fairly short and comprehensive. Although a lot of parallels can be drawn between them and the real world game Blood Bowl is based on, American Football, there is no need to ...
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What exactly “triggers an additional time” in the interaction between Afterlife and Teysa Karlov?

I'm pretty new to MTG and just have built my first commander deck around Teysa Karlov. One of her passive abilities is: If a creature dying causes a triggered ability of a permanent you control to ...
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In Pandemic, why take the extra step of eradicating a disease after you've cured it?

I understand that you need to cure all four diseases to win the game. But the next step beyond curing a disease is eradicating it. Why do this? After you cure a disease, how are you helped by going ...
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What is the interaction between Muraganda Petroglyphs and Humility?

Are all my creatures 3/3 with both Humility and Muraganda Petroglyphs in play?
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First steps to make a card game based on a popular book series [closed]

I have a great idea for a card game based on a popular book series. The game is basically a re-skinning of an existing game, giving it a new theme (sort of like how there is a Rick and Morty Clue, or ...
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Looking to identify Solitaire game

My dad (now 93 years old) used to play a two deck solitaire game with the cards laid out in 10 columns as shown in the picture. In brief: Two Decks 10 columns 1st column has one card, second column ...
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Can I play basic attacks of an evolved Pokemon?

If I have evolved a Pokemon by placing a Stage 1 or Stage 2 card on top of it, can I play attacks from the basic form?
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How does Ixalan's Binding work against God Eternals?

Ixalan's Binding has this text: When Ixalan's Binding enters the battlefield, exile target nonland permanent an opponent controls until Ixalan's Binding leaves the battlefield. Your ...
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In the Deck Building Game Legendary, aside from randomizer-how do you balance the game?

My friends and I love this game. But sometimes, we get murdered or it's super easy. The randomizer is an app we use that builds the game for you, and you can just re-randomize for new results. Is ...
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Do all Cluedo versions have the same number of variables?

Are there any versions of Cluedo that do not have exactly 6 suspects, 6 murder weapons, and 9 rooms?
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Will Roalesk, Apex Hybrid, trigger Sharktocrab twice?

Sharktocrab reads Whenever one or more +1/+1 counters are put on Sharktocrab, tap target creature an opponent controls. That creature doesn't untap during its controller's next untap step. If I ...
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Trostani Discordant vs. In Bolas's Clutches

Say I control a Trostani Discordant. My opponent casts In Bolas's Clutches on Trostani. At the end of opponent's turn, Trostani triggers and "each player gains control of all creatures they own". ...
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Rules when using a Joker

I had on my rack among other tiles, a black 9, 1 x blue 10, and a black 12. On the table was a set of 3 x 10s including a Joker(no blue 10), and other sets of tiles including an available black 11. ...
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Gorgon Recluse and Cunning Evasion [duplicate]

If Gorgon Recluse is blocked and returned to my hand via Cunning Evasion, does it still destroy the blocking creature at end of combat?
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Radiate and shelter

Suppose an opponent casts Shelter targeting one of their creatures and I Radiate it. What happens? Does it fizzle because my copies can't target their creatures? Do I get copies for my own creatures?
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Is it a bad idea to to run 24 tap and shock lands in standard

I am trying to figure out a good 3 color mana base in a standard constructed deck. It seems like there is a pretty straight forward answer if your wallet agrees. 4 shock lands of each of 3 colors=12 ...
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How to view cards in the stack below the top card in MTG Arena?

Fairly often in MTG Arena, my opponent will cast a spell that triggers effects that go on top of the original spell in the stack. How can I see the full text of the original spell or anything else ...
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Trying to figure out which version of solitaire this is

All cards are laid face up in 4 rows of 13 and the goal is to get into one pile but you can only move cards that are next to each other or 4 spaces away.
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Munchkin Warhammer 40k - Running Away - Automatic Escape vs Automatic Failure

I recently played a game of Munchkin Warhammer 40k. In the middle of a fight I was losing, I was cursed with a "Can't Locate the Astronimican" which I responded by playing a "Tactical Rearward ...
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When would it be advantageous not apply Training Ground's cost reduction?

Training Grounds has an optional cost reduction ability, as indicated by the card-specific ruling: You may choose not to apply Training Ground’s cost reduction effect. You may also choose to apply ...
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How do Wounds, Damage, Saving Throws and Invulnerable Saves interact with each other?

I have read the freely available Battle Primer, which explains the core rules. However, I am still a bit confused regarding how exactly to resolve damage. Imagine a unit of Space Marines gets 10 ...
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Paying more mana for a Flashed creature

Flash says You may put a creature card from your hand onto the battlefield. If you do, sacrifice it unless you pay its mana cost reduced by up to 2. (emphasis mine) Does this "up to" clause mean ...
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In Faro how do players indicate/remember their call of the last three cards (“Calling the Turn”)

I've been trying to learn how to deal Faro. Online sources such as Wikipedia and Wizard of Odds mention that when three cards remain players can 'call the turn' stating the order they think the final ...
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What game do these dice go to?

I remember that these dice went to a specific game that we played growing up. (I was born in '75.) But that is all I can remember!
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Origami's dog card

The dog card says to pick 1 card from the deck and one card for each sheep visible. What sheep is it referring too? The sheep in my collection or the sheep in the collections of other players as well?
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Cappelletti Overcalled

If the intervener is overcalled by a responders to the 1NT what are the options for the advancer in addition to the standard responses. Is he now allowed to pass meaning partner I cannot help.
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Would Pot of Extravagance be too unfair if you use a deck that doesn't use an Extra Deck?

Pot of Extravagance allows you to banish cards from your Extra Deck to draw cards. However, some archetypes, like "Monarch", "True Draco" or the "Lair of Darkness" structure deck doesn't need an ...
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Cyber dragon infinity

Example 1: If I activate a card from my hand can cyber dragon infinity negate and "destroy it" Example 2: If I activate a monster effect from my hand and crystal wing synchro dragon tries to negate ...

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