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MTG (Arena) cannot react to Extinction Event naming

Why can't I react with activation of the Witch's Oven after opponent's naming of ODD/EVEN by Extinction Event? The naming itself is the part of the cast so once the player chooses I should be able ...
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Why do people call an n-sided die a “d-n”?

e.g. "d6", for a 6-sided die. Put the letter after the number, and that makes sense. That's an abbreviation for "six-dimensional". When you've got a tuple, for example, you just ...
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Can you pass GO backward?

There are some reasons in Monopoly that your piece might be moving backward. Picking up "Go back to Xyz Road" The word "Pass" doesn't have an implicit direction, it just means to ...
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Are you allowed to move backward on a monopoly board?

Are you allowed to move backward on a monopoly board?
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How to measure the difficulty of a given deal in Klondike-Solitaire?

I want to measure the difficulty of different layouts in Klondike-Solitaire. My question is, what are the parameters that determine the difficulty of a layout? By layout I mean the permutation of ...
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Monopoly Chance Card

In my monopoly game there is one chance card that reads "Advance to Illinois Avenue". It does not mention whether you collect money if you pass go. The rest of the cards that tell you to ...
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In Monopoly, if your Community Chest card reads “Go back to …” , do you move forward or backward?

In Monopoly, if your Community Chest card reads "Go back to ...." , do you move forward or backward?
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Can player floop Ancient Scholar when no Rainbow cards in their discard pile?

In "Adventure time Card Wars Finn vs Jake" Ancient Scholar card has FLOOP ability FLOOP >>> Return a random Rainbow card from your discard pile to your hand. If you control a ...
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Are there different versions of Fortnite Monopoly? I see 2 boxes covers but can’t find which one is more recent

I am coming across two different Fortnite Monopoly boxes, but can’t tell which one is more current skins. How can I check please? Thank you!
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Why didn't Crawling Barrens grow larger when mutated with my Gemrazer?

My turn on M:tG Arena. I've got my Crawling Barrens as a 12/12 creature due to twelve 1/1 counters. Then I mutated a Gemrazer over it (aka "above"). The Crawling Barrens stayed 12/12. After ...
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can i have multiple copies of a single pokemon?

i was looking to build an Eevee deck for my niece, who is really into pokemon tcg at the moment- and i know you can only have 4 copies of any card, but saw somewhere that the exception is if it is a ...
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Card game where you have to do certain things [closed]

This was a card game where you had a list of what you had to do for each round. For instance, Round one - you were not able to speak. Round two - You could not look at your cards and just play the ...
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What happens when two units attack each other with equal support?

We have the following orders: England: F Nor - Swe. A Den S F Nor - Swe. Russia: F Swe - Nor. F St. P (NC) S F Swe - Nor. Both have an equal strength. How does this resolve?
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Skulk Hollow: what information is available in a discard pile?

Knowing what has been discarded already can be beneficial to both players. Is the rulebook maybe going with a standard definition of "discard pile" that I'm not aware of? This sponsored how-...
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If my commander's mana cost is colorless, but it has an ability that includes another mana type, what cards can be in my deck?

Morophon, the Boundless has a mana cost is 7 colorless mana, but he has an ability that includes all mana types. If he is my commander, what cards can be in my deck?
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Betrayal at the house on the hill movements/attacks

If a hero walks through a room that has a monster in it does the monster get to attack or is the only penalty the reduce speed? It seems so unlikely that a hero would be able to get in and out of the ...
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How do V.I.R.s interact with the Barker?

This Q/A requires both Steam Park expansions: Play Dirty rulebook Robots rulebook First, we need to have a definition of "wrong", here. That will define if it's even possible for a V.I.R. ...
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What is the strategy for “randomly” guessing the last word without a clue in Codenames? [closed]

This means that this is an extra guess, all previous clues are used up, and that the other team has 1 word remaining (so that they would win the next round). I'm thinking of techniques such as if &...
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Word mutations in Taboo

Suppose one of the taboo words is "Chinese"; could the player say something like "Someone from China..."? We had a disagreement because the word is clearly a very close mutation ...
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Does anyone know the card game “King Up”?

I used to play a card game called "King Up" with my nana and siblings, but my nana has passed and my siblings and I have forgotten how it's played. I'd be grateful if someone recognises it ...
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What happens if I take damage with Worship out while at negative life?

Let's say I'm at -10 life but Phyrexian Unlife is keeping me alive. I have a random creature in play as well as Worship when opponent hits me for 5 damage. Does my life total go back up to 1? -10 life ...
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Steam Park: Should danari count be secret from other players?

In Steam Park, the danari values are only printed on one side, and the other sides are all the same. This suggests to me that a player's total should be kept hidden. If it's intended to be an option, ...
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Do sit-stand board gaming tables exist? [closed]

I don't know what the terminology would be, for it. I'm not having any luck finding them. I have several of these, but their aspect ratio is too elongated for board gaming. https://www.nytimes.com/...
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Ignition Effect Priority in Old Yu-Gi-Oh!

I am trying to remember the details of the old mechanic in Yu-Gi-Oh! which was referred to borderline-erroneously as priority, but was actually an ability to use ignition effects in response to ...
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Which, if any, colored cards can be made colorless after being cast?

Which, if any, colored cards can be made colorless after being cast? I'm not interested in cards that use some factor to determine color at moment of casting (such as Devoid).
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Dominion Nocturne: Why is Raider not better than Gold

The Raider from Dominion Nocturne (Plünderer in German) has a value of 6 (the same as the Gold card). It gives you +3 coins, and you may play as many as you have in your hand since it's a night card. ...
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Replenishing the deck after both draw and discard piles have been exhausted

The Ticket to Ride rules include this process: When the deck is exhausted, the discards are reshuffled into a new draw pile deck. The phrase "when the deck is exhausted" could be ...
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Replacing face-up cards when only two regular Train Cars remain

The Ticket to Ride rules include this process: If at any time, three of the five face-up cards are Locomotives, all five cards are immediately discarded and five new ones are turned face-up to ...
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MTG reacting instant speed on creature entering game [duplicate]

When I play MTG, sometimes I can't kill creature which entered the battlefield under opponent's control right away. To give example Lurrus of the Dream-Den entered the battlefield but I could not kill ...
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MTG reactive play denied in MTG Arena

I played MTG Arena today and I attacked with Zulaport Duelist on which my opponent reacted with Stomp adventure of Bonecrusher Giant and instead of letting me change my Duelist for Zareth it simply ...
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Gifts ungiven vs. hexproof

What happens when my opponent cast Gifts Ungiven while I have hexproof (like from Veil of Summer)? Does it fizzle or give them all four of the cards?
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Takenoko growing bamboo when gardner lands on non-irrigated plot

In the board game Takenoko, when the gardener moves onto a non-irrigated plot of a color (say green), do all adjacent, irrigated plots of that color (green) grow bamboo? In the game manual, the text ...
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What happens to a detective in Scotland Yard who cannot move any further?

A detective might be stuck in a position which he cannot leave since he doesn't have an appropriate transportation ticket. What happens to this detective? Is he removed from the board? OR Does he ...
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Can I select zero colors for Prismatic Lace?

I noticed that Prismatic Lace explicitly states "color or colors" in it's rules text: Target permanent becomes the color or colors of your choice. I realise "colorless" is not ...
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What happens with Jared and a dying monarch?

Assume I'm the active player and I've cast Jared Carthalion, True Heir (alternate link before CMR releases) this turn. Part of his ETB trigger is "You can't become the monarch this turn." I ...
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Can a single card have multiple activations on a stack?

For further context, it has to do with Ghost Town in my landfall deck. It has the ability "0: Return Ghost Town to owner's hand." If I activate it during an opponent's upkeep and they ...
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Would Averna, the Chaos Bloom allow you to get out all of your lands if you cascade and don't have a lower CMC spell in your deck?

If you fail to find a lower CMC spell in your deck while cascading, would Averna, the Chaos Bloom drop all of the land in your deck into play on one turn? The wording on the card is: As you cascade, ...
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Where should plot tiles go after choosing one to place?

When draw 3 tiles to place one, should the 2 remaining ones go on the top or on the bottom of the draw pile? The rules only say that the player draw 3 and chooses one.
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Can I capture threatening chess piece?

I’m a newbie at chess and I was wondering why I am unable to capture the black rook threatening my king?
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Does Travelin' Farmer deal damage when owner replaces him?

In "Adventure time Card Wars Finn vs Jake" there is a Travelin' Farmer creature with description: When Travelin' Farmer leaves play, deal 1 Damage to your opponent for each card in his hand....
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How does Proliferate interact with Exalted and other temporary +1/+1 buffs? [duplicate]

I understood Proliferate to be an ability that allows you to, given any number of permanents and players of your choosing, add another counter of each existing counter type that is already on there. ...
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What is this 2 player pegboard game?

When I was young in the 1960s, a friend had the following game (my memory is rusty so take this description with a grain of salt). It was a small square pegboard, with two sets of pegs (silver and ...
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Is Olympia wonder ability void for first age?

On the Olympia wonder board, the first wonder to build provides the alpha effect: it is explained that it enables us to build for free the first age card of each age. I am French and I have the second ...
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Full house on table full house in hand [duplicate]

Ok scenario: 8 9 8 9 9 on table. Player 1 has 8/4 in hand. Player 2 has K/2 in hand. Who wins? I personally say split since table has higher full house. Am I right?
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MTG Returning lands at upkeep

I have a card that says: "At the beginning of your upkeep, sacrifice this card unless you return a land you control to its owner's hand." If I have two of these on the battlefield, do I ...
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“Sacrifice a Creature” cost on as an ability: is there a limitation to how many times you can use it each turn?

Say I have a zombie knight on the field, as well as a Carrion Feeder(sacrifice a creature: put a +1/+1 counter on Carrion Feeder), Haakon, Stromgald Scourge (as long as Haakon in in play, you may play ...
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Is there a way to save a X = 0 Stonecoil Serpent?

If I cast Stonecoil Serpent with X = 0, it starts with 0/0, and immediately resolves so it dies? Is there a way to save it?
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Stonecoil Serpent with X = 0 + The Great Henge

If I cast Stonecoil Serpent with X = 0, but I have The Great Henge in battlefield, does the Serpent die, or get the +1/+1 counter and stills alive? And also, if it dies, I still draw a card, or not?
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Control & Abilities

I have a question about control & abilities: if you take control of a minion, you can use it's talent; if a card has a 'standard' ability, it happens only once when the minion is played (not when ...
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How to bid and make a grand slam with 28 HCP between the partnership?

The Common Game recently had this board in which the East-West pair usually ended up bidding and making a game contract of 3NT or 4 spades. Only 3 pairs of almost 1,000 bid and made grand slams; 42 ...

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