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What game is this die from

Please help me identify this die. Thank you.
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How can I improve my Words With Friends skills? [closed]

I've been playing Words With Friends for a couple of years now but always seem to get around the same score every time. What are some strategies to help me improve?
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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What deck could I run on a budget? [closed]

What is a good deck for me to run whilst on a (of $100 or less) budget? I have a "saga of the blue eyes" structure deck as well as a "freezing chains" structure deck. what deck or ...
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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 ...
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Pulling double after Weak 2 and competition

This hand is discussed in the April 2021 ACBL Bulletin (p. 8) as a tempo issue, but I am interested in the underlying bidding issues Bidding East North West South 2 S 3H 3S Pass Pass 4C Dbl Pass ...
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Can Heliod's Intervention destroy X artifacts AND X enchantments? [duplicate]

Heliod's Intervention is a white instance for {XWW} with this wording: Choose one — Destroy X target artifacts and/or enchantments. Target player gains twice X life. How should this be ...
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Can Fragmentize destroy artifacts with converted mana cost greater than 4?

Fragmentize, a white sorcery, has this wording: Destroy target artifact or enchantment with converted mana cost 4 or less. The wording seems clear enough, but I see a potential loophole in the ...
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Crazy eights use of 8 to keep suit

In crazy 8’s can you use an 8 to change the suit of the game to the suit that is currently being played. For example, if the current play is clubs can you you use the 8 of spades and state “clubs”.
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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 ...
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Is a player locked in to a poorly worded trade offer? [duplicate]

Is the following allowed? Player A: holds up two woods and says "I will take any one resource for two woods" Player B: Gives him a wood for his two woods. Player A: tries to say he meant any ...
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Should trample damage get through a creature with protection from the attacker? [duplicate]

I had the below scenario happen while playing MTG Arena. I have a 1/1 soldier token. I have given it protection from Red, by sacrificing an Alseid of Life's Bounty. My opponent has a Rimrock ...
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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 ...
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starving venom fusion dragon with venom swamp

When I was playing yugioh dueling nexus I wanted to make a venom deck but when I played starving venom fusion dragon it still lost attack and defence from venom swamp. The card does not say its not ...
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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 ...
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Genotype - Market Card refills

In Genotype, do the market rows for Tools, Pea plants and Assistants refill immediately or only at the end of each round?
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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 ...
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Re: “Zombify” card, and “It has a child” card in King of Tokyo - Dark edition [closed]

I find the text on Zombify to a little too vague, and I haven't been able to find clarifications. The text reads: "If you reach (skull) for the first time in this game, discard all your cards ...
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How to make a innovative board game? [closed]

Is there any innovative idea to implement in a war board game? I am developing a new war board game. So what all new things can I add in it excluding the game cards. Any ideas are welcomed. I am also ...
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An exiled planeswalker returned with loyalty higher than printed in Arena

In Arena, I exiled enemy's Teferi, Hero of Dominaria using Banishing Light. Some time later Banishing Light was destroyed and Teferi returned to play. It had immediately 8 loyalty. What allows this? I ...
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Is playing against an opponent's known “misbids” a good way to defend against a contract?

Neither side vulnerable at rubber, South opens one spade. (He claims to subscribe to five card majors, three card minors, and strong 1NT but not "Flannery." He's also probably capable of &...
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Ticket To Ride Netherlands - Loans

I am out of coins. I need 2 Euros to acquire my next route. Loans are 5 Euros. Do I get 3 Euros in change? My competitor say the rules do not specify change, so I don't. I say change is logical, so I ...
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Flickerform - are returning auras being attached once they enter the battlefield?

I activate Flickerform and the ability resolves. Once the game moves to the next end step, the removed creature comes back, and then all auras which where attached to it (as per ruling in the Gatherer)...
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Having trouble clicking on “Go” in Cribbage [closed]

I play a lot of crib on my laptop but suddenly if i play a card that's too close to 31 it pops up "Opponent says Go" which I have clicked on hundreds of times. All of a sudden, it won't let ...
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Is there a reliable free cell solver?

I am trying to find a solution to game 9371310 and the online solver at https://fc-solve.shlomifish.org/ instructions try to use 6 free cells when only 4 exist. Here is where the instructions go ...
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What is the name of this cards game?

My friend taught me this game and I tried to find it online but I didn't found it. He calls it "army". Each player has 3 cards. the smallest card is becoming the player's shield. The other 2 ...
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How to use big fun 'play the lottery' card

In the Monopoly-like/clone America-in-a-Box (and other *-opolies by Late for the Sky), when I play the card "Play the Lottery!", if I choose "three" as my number, then if I rolled ...
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Card game No-Got

I was at a park in Florida and they were playing a game called No- got. they had two dice per person two decks of cards and you deal out all the cards and then you roll two dice and you followed the ...
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Controlling an Artifact Creature - Aura with Equip, can the permanent equip itself?

For clarity's sake, I'll start by explaining the process in which you get such a permanent. I control Mairsil, the Pretender with an Gliding Licid, Lightning Greaves (can be any Equipment), and ...
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Temporary gain control effects, what happens if I give the permanent to another opponent before the effect ends?

Let's say that I temporarily gain control of an opponents permanent through some means, and then, before the temporary effect ends, I give it to another opponent (though let's say Harmless Offering). ...
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What happens when a vehicle dies with Hofri Ghostforge in play? (STX Spoilers)

What happens when a vehicle dies with the Hofri Ghostforge in play (from the upcoming Strixhaven set)? Whenever another nontoken creature you control dies, exile it. If you do, create a token that’s ...
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Can you replace a Joker with a bonus joker?

If I have 3,4,J, can I replace the Joker with a Double Joker? If I have 3red, 3blue, Double Joker, can I replace it with a regular joker? I understand the rules to say: you cannot replace a Joker ...
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Unstable Unicorns - what is the definition of “effect”?

There is a card 'blinding light' that says 'all your unicorns are treated as basic unicorns with no special effects' - But what is a special effect? The rules define obvious words like "draw&...
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Could the Japanese player suffer anti-aircraft losses under the Midway reduction rules?

One optional feature of the game, "Midway reduction," forces Japan to conduct an air (or sea) bombardment of Midway before the transports accompanied by the Atago invade it. There is a ...
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Does the 30 squadron capacity of Midway apply to the basic game or the advanced game?

Besides the three carriers, the American player in Midway can base up to "30" squadrons on Midway beginning with the second turn. The "advanced" game often incorporates fighters. ...
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How can we interrupt the Witherbloom Apprentice and Chain of Smog combo? (STX spoilers)

A friend of mine was discussing the Witherbloom Apprentice and Chain of Smog combo (pictured below). I was wondering if it would be easy to interrupt the combo easily, since Chain of Smog is a sorcery....
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What happens when there are no more tiles in tri-onimos

When 2 persons are playing tri-ominos and there are no more tiles in the well, rules state that you deduct 10 points and play continues. The other person plays a tile & its your turn again. Do you ...
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Does the Ward keyword trigger Baral's card draw clause?

Ward, the new keyword introduced in Strixhaven, counters spells and abilities that target that creature unless you pay a cost. Ward {2} (Whenever this creature becomes the target of a spell or ...
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Diplomacy - dislodged unit still disrupts another?

The scenario: Turkish army in Moscow move to St Petersburg Turkish army in Livonia support Moscow to St Petersburg English army in St Petersburg hold English army in Prussia move to Livonia ...
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Does Emrakul, the Promised End trigger if the player casting it is being controlled?

Say I cast Emrakul, the Promised End and am now controlling my opponent during their turn. As it turns out, they also have an Emarkul, the Promised End. If I cast their Emrakul (while controlling them)...
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Can Harpie Dancer re-summon a monster on the turn it was returned to the hand?

Recently, some buddies of mine were having a duel, and one of them used Harpie Dancer’s effect to remove a Wind Monster from the field, then used its second effect to re-summon it. Is this move legal?...
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War of The Ring (SPI, 1977) In a three player game, can two players actually win at the same time?

This question is about the old game called 'War of the Ring', released by SPI in 1977, not the later game that shares the same name. I did not include that tag, which is meant for the other game. The ...
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What is this card game called

Each player is dealt 4 cards, and 4 cards are dealt, face up onto the table. The deck is placed on the table face down. One deck of cards, containing three jokers Jokers = 25 points Face cards = 10 ...
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How does playing for “survivor” work in a Diplomacy tournament?

I've never seen the following happen in an informal game, but tournaments appear to be different. There, a player that is "hopelessly" lost may make a deal with another player to hand over ...
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Do harbor pieces count for determining the end game phase in Ticket to Ride Rails and Sails?

The game moves towards its end once a player has “6 or fewer pieces”. Question: are the “harbor” pieces included in this count or only “locomotives” and “ships”?
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Does Kasmina, Enigma Sage replace planeswalker abilities?

Kasmina, Enigma Sage has recently been spoiled. Her static ability reads: Each other planeswalker you control has the loyalty abilities of Kasmina, Enigma Sage. I assume the intention is to give ...
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Euchre Leads question

If I have called the suit, and I have the lead and the highest trump card, but not much else, isn’t it the best strategy to lead that card, flushing out my opponents trump? Then lead my next best ...
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In Diplomacy, can a fleet in a coastal province be used to convoy?

The situation I had in mind was that in Spring, 1901 Italy orders army, Venice to Albania. The Austrian Fleet Trieste does a convoy, since the fleet in the Trieste coastal region is adjacent to both ...

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