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Is it possible to have the same planeswalker from different editions in a Commander deck?

Is it possible to have the same card but from two different editions in Commander? For example, the planeswalker Jace Beleren.
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Words of Worship and Nefarious Lich

Suppose I have Nefarious Lich and Words of Worship in game. When I draw a card, I can pay 1 to draw 5 cards instead. But can I pay 2 and draw 9? Or, repeating this, can I pay X to draw 4X in addition ...
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Does an enchantment ability that gives -1/-1 to opponent creatures resolve before other abilities can be used on a 1/1 entering the battlefield

So I control an Ethereal Absolution that gives all opponents creatures -1/-1. On my opponents turn he sacrifices a creature to create two 1/1 white token spirits. He then wants to sacrifice these ...
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Which game do these dice belong to?

I found these dice, but I dont know which game they belong to... any help is appreciated. The red dice has only D's (in yellow) and 0's on it; The green dice has -2, -1, 0, 1, 2 on it and only one 3 ...
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Rules about Stevie

I am playing 7 wonders with leaders and some other extensions to extensions. One of them includes Stevie Wonder. Stevie does this: With his help, you can build a stage of your Wonder of the World; ...
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What happens if both players misunderstand the game state until it's too late?

Let's take two players, Alice and Bob. Alice has a Tarmogoyf. She asks Bob what card types are in his graveyard. Bob fans out his graveyard, they do the math, and conclude Alice's Tarmogoyf is 5/6. ...
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Spades rules on trumping in after spades are broken

In Spades after spades are broken can any player trump in even if he has the suite that was led? Or does he have to be out of the suite that was led before he can trump?
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Overwhelming splendor ability

Does Overwhelming Splendor get rid of static abilities like flying or in cases like Teysa, Envoy of Ghosts who has protection from creatures?
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How does first strike work with multiple blockers? [on hold]

I have an Edgar Markov that is currently attacking as a 10/10. My opponent assigns four creatures with a total of 20 power to block it. Does Edgar kill all of those blockers or does he only kill two ...
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If I can see the top card of the deck, does shuffling the deck change the game state?

Follow up question to Can I mill an opponent who has Emrakul, the Aeons Torn by comboing until opponent's deck is stacked in an exact way? Suppose in addition to the mill combo I also have Lantern of ...
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How does Orcish Captain work with multiple activations?

I am thinking about adding the card Orcish Captain to my Okaun and Zndrsplt deck. I was wondering, if I activated Orcish Captain say, 7 times at once, and he dies at the first flip. Do the other 6 ...
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Energy Chamber and Armageddon Clock

Can Energy Chamber be used with Armageddon Clock? I.e. are the counters on Armageddon Clock "charge counters"?
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Under which controller does a stolen permanent come into play after being exiled?

Here's what I did on MTG Arena: Opponent exiles my The Immortal Sun with Hostage Taker, then plays it. On my turn, I cast Ixalan's Binding targeting Immortal Sun, and then Demystify my own Ixalan'...
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If I draw my Critical Miss card, can I apply its effect so as to mitigate it?

I don't have the rules in front of me so I may be using different terminology to that used in the rules. Suppose I am playing as the Scoundrel and have taken the perk that allows me to add "(draw ...
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How does Humility interact with graft creatures?

Would Humility actually make my Aquastrand Spider bigger (assuming the spider was already in play when the humility was cast)? Would the same spider entering the battlefield after a humility has been ...
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Can I mill an opponent who has Emrakul, the Aeons Torn by comboing until opponent's deck is stacked in an exact way? [duplicate]

Let's say I'm running a mill deck. I have some kind of infinite mill combo ready and available (e.g. Semblance Anvil imprinting a creature, Myr Retriever and Grinding Station - this lets me sacrifice ...
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How should I choose the amount of Pokemon counters?

I have a Primeape Pokemon card that says: Deal 80 damage - how every many counters are on the card. When doing the counters, should I automatically switch over to the next highest value, say I have 5 ...
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Cut throat Cribbage, Muggins [on hold]

In Cutthroat Cribbage (during pegging), player 1 forgets to peg his score. Player 2 misses the mistake to claim Muggins. Can player 1 then take his score that he originally missed?
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What is the correct way to shuffle?

What is the correct way in terms of damage to the card/have a deck well shuffled for competitive tournaments, since you can make piles; I personally consider that the best way, just one for the game.
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Does Rooftop Storm work with Arcane adaptation?

If I had Arcane Adaptation and Rooftop Storm in play, with the chosen creature type as zombie, would I be able to cast a creature such as Nemesis Of Reason for 0 mana? Or would that not work because ...
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Blocking creatures with menace and an equipment giving 'can only be blocked by one creature' [duplicate]

I ran into an interesting interaction tonight when I played Magic. So here's the setting: I have a Pyreheart Wolf out and the equipment known as Vorrac Battlehorns. Pyreheart Wolf's ability says: ...
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Texas holdem with an overall time limit

Is there a reasonable way to play Texas holdem in such a way that the game has a time limit? A way you can say "the game ends at 10pm" and then determine the winner/distribute the winnings in a fair ...
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Monopoly Development Card - before of after the dice? [duplicate]

When do you use the Monopoly development card? Before or after rolling the dice? Please explain why using the official rules.
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How should I ship cards?

Is there an agreed upon standard on how cards should be packaged and shipped when they're sold online on places like Cardmarket or similar websites? I have some valuable cards I'd like to sell, but ...
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What happens in the event of a standoff in Magic?

What happens in a game of magic if neither player can win or lose? Examples: Both players have empty libraries and control Dragon Appeasement on an otherwise empty board. One player controls ...
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Methods to protect Salamangreat Sanctuary?

So, I see a lot of people who are playing Salamangreat play only 1 Salamangreat Sanctuary because it's effect is once per turn and drawing many would be a problem, so protecting it should be important....
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If I can't win, but can stop my opponent from winning, is the game drawn? [duplicate]

Here's an article published on Hipsters of the Coast about a 107-minute MTG Arena game. The core idea is, one player was playing a deck that had no win condition except 4 Teferi, Hero of Dominaria. ...
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FreeCell: How many cards can be moved at once?

I'm working on a FreeCell implementation and I'm currently stuck determining how many cards the user is allowed to move from tableu to tableu at once. I've seen multiple formulas for this, but no ...
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What happens in the case of multiple land animation effects?

Suppose I have Noyan Dar, Roil Shaper, and I cast an instant and use the trigger to put 3 counters on a Celestial Colonnade, turning it into a 3/3 colorless Elemental with haste. Now suppose I ...
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One Night Ultimate Werewolf: If your card is moved, whose team are you on?

I've been playing One Night Ultimate Werewolf (ONUW) for a few years, and I'm afraid we've been doing it wrong. I play so that if you're a Werewolf at the start of the game, you stay on the Werewolf ...
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How does commander damage interact with cards that prevent you from losing the game?

If you have take the last 21 commander damage from a single commander and play a card that prevents you from losing, what happens when that card stops protecting you? Example being Angel's Grace ...
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Update to partial fizzle

I'd like to have a more precise answer to when a spell fizzles. The rule seems to have changed to when not all targets are invalid. For example: If an opponent casts Essence Capture to counter my ...
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How do I update my Magic Arena client on Mac? [closed]

I downloaded Arena on Mac using Wineskin as described here and it has worked great, however an update came (https://forums.mtgarena.com/forums/threads/46580) and now I need to update it. It doesn't do ...
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If I play a card and playing that card stuns me, do I get to use the effect of the card still?

Currently the "Diary" horcrux is active which says "Each time a Hero plays an Ally, that Hero loses 1hp." My hero is currently at 1hp and has an ally to play. That ally gives me a zap to use. When I ...
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Do horcrux effects come into play before or after abilities?

After resolving the dark arts cards and villain effects, my character has 1hp. That same character has the "potions" proficiency, so if he plays a spell, ally, and item, any hero gains a hp and a zap. ...
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Can I move a wildcard after melding if I get 3 natural cards in canasta?

Can I move wildcards around, from set to set, to build a canasta?
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Bloodlord of Vaasgoth plus Warstorm Surge, then casting a vampire creature spell

I run vampire tribal and have a stack related question. I have a Bloodlord of Vaasgoth and Warstorm Surge in play, my main phase I cast a Vampire Nighthawk from my hand, here is my issue, how does the ...
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Red eyes darkness metal dragon ruling [duplicate]

If I use red eyes dmd effect to bring a dragon from the graveyard then send red eyes dmd to the graveyard and then bring it back in the same turn, is it treated as a new monster resetting it so I can ...
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When is a creature a Target? [duplicate]

For a Fleecemane Lion when you pay and place a +1/+1 on it making it monstrous. Is the counter targeting Fleecemane Lion. If someone casts an effect or activates an ability to change the target does ...
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Help > Identify: ~1984-1986, D&D-ish, chit/card + dice, battle game

One summer back in the mid-1980s, a friend and I played a simple, fantasy, tabletop, war game. I barely remember it, but I am hoping someone else knows it. I am not positive, but I believe it came out ...
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Sundial of the Infinite and end of turn effects

If I use Sarkhan, the Dragonspeaker first ability, and before the end of my turn use Sundial of the Infinite. Does he stay a 4/4 indestructible dragon until my next turn? And if yes does that mean he ...
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Can you finish a job without starting it?

Let's say I have a job card that says: Start job: Load 2 contraband on planet X; Finish job: Deliver 2 contraband to planet Y" I have obtained contraband via some other means. Is it possible to ...
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Can I make a planeswalker harder to attack by making it a creature with flying?

So a weird combo popped into my head. If I use Memnarch to turn Nicol Bolas, the Arisen into an artifact, then use March of the Machines to turn him into Artifact Creature Planeswalker and tap Dragon ...
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Examples of Magic Cards that use rule 115.2c

What are some examples of cards in Magic the Gather that use the rule 115.2c? 115.2c Some effects allow a player to take an action at a later time, usually to end a continuous effect or to stop a ...
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What happens when I reanimate a creature with protection from black with Animate Dead?

What happens when I reanimate a creature with Animate Dead which has protection from black? Will the creature keep being in play without the enchantment or die? Or can the creature be a legal target ...
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Void Winnower against Sunforger

Does the use of Sunforger's unattach ability negate the ability of Void Winnower and let me use spells with an even converted mana cost?
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Churchill Solitaire scoring

In theory, one scores 5 points for each card moved from the "devil's 6" and 1 point for each of the other cards. So a win should score 98 + 30 = 128 (ignoring any bonus for winning in a short time). ...
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When does Myr Superion check the source?

Myr Superion is a 2 mana 5/6 that comes with the following casting restriction: Spend only mana produced by creatures to cast Myr Superion. Under most circumstances this wouldn't be ambiguous, but ...
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CallBreak - basic strategy tips (a variant of Spades) [closed]

CallBreak is a trick taking game similar to Spades. It is popular in India and Nepal. Most popular app has more than 10M downloads. I Played it here: http://callbreak.com/ The rules changes from ...
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How to build a budget-friendly manabase for a 5-color deck?

I am a commander player who operates on a very tight budget. I recently started brewing for a 5-color Jodah chaos deck, but am having trouble building an affordable manabase. I can't afford shocklands,...

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