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Lord of the Ring LCG: Silvan Refugee forced effect

When I use "The Tree People" to return a Silvan ally in my hand, does the forced effect on "Silvan Refugee" trigger? More generally, does returning an ally to one's hand count as this character ...
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Do I draw a card when I resolve an enchantment with Eidolon of Blossoms, Opalescence, and Torpor Orb in play?

I control the following permanents: Eidolon of Blossoms Whenever Eidolon of Blossoms or another enchantment enters the battlefield under your control, draw a card. Opalescence Each other non-...
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Spades - how often bidding Nil occurs? [on hold]

In the game of Spades, what is the percent of hands that players bid Nil? Best answer will rely on a data-set of games from an online spade website Next best thing is a simulation that find the % ...
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Merge Evolution Style Board Game [on hold]

Merge Evolution is an iOS game that has an interesting mechanic and I'm curious if there are any board games that have the same kinds of game play?
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How do cards with multiple Xs in their mana cost work with cards that reduce their costs?

For example, if I have Astral Cornucopia in play along with Jhoira's Familiar, what happens? Can I cast it for X = 1 without paying any mana? I know that there is a question here regarding to X ...
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Spades - end game adjustments when opponents are winning

In the game of Spades. If opponents will win the game this round if their bid succeed, you must bid such that: You will get more points than them (Nil and blind Nil are an option) Set their contract ...
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Can Arlinn Kord's -1 ability target planeswalkers?

Can Arlinn Kord's -1 ability (deals 3 damage to target creature or player) target another planeswalker?
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What are vintage magic cards worth? [duplicate]

I have some very old magic cards with no symbols how can I find out what they are worth or if they are rare?
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Can you enchant yourself with an aura that enchants a permanent?

I'm relatively new to MTG so maybe I'm way off, but I can't find any conclusive answers nor official rulings on the following: If one can enchant a permanent, and a planeswalker is considered a ...
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Mafia - Werewolf: Online play

Is there an online version of mafia/werewolf game that I can play with my friends. I tried to find one but there doesn't seem to be one good one.
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Leading Aces in the game of Spades

I see that some players start by playing all their Aces in the first opportunity. By doing so the Ace usually beats low cards. By letting some one else leading the suit, the ace can beat higher ...
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Open lead in Spades

I am interested in a guide for the open lead in the game of Spades. In The world of Bridge: Opening Leads they offer the following opening: Is this a good opening in spades as well? Do you think ...
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Rummikub - Picking up a played tile before your turn is over

I was playing 3-way Rummikub for the first time in a few years with friends. During player 1's turn late in the game, he mixed tiles back and forth trying to play as many as he could. During this same ...
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When is someone the controller of a permanent?

My dad and I have an issue since we play with cards with Ascend. We both play with auras with Enchant Creature. When is an aura under who’s control? I think when he plays an aura on a creature I ...
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Who gets the copies from Eye of the Storm when control of a spell is switched before exiling the spell?

Say we have 3 players, A, B, and C, in that turn order. Player A plays an instant or sorcery spell, player B has an Eye of the Storm, and player C has an Perplexing Chimera. So said spell goes on the ...
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1answer
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Identify this card game with a 52-Card deck and two teams

I played this card game without knowing its name and had forgotten some rules. So here is a description of the game. It is for 3-12 players and players team up as the good or the bad. (Played using a ...
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Dragon Ball Z This Too Shall Pass Card [on hold]

Does anyone have a clue if this card is good? I can’t find any info on it. Thanks for any help!
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For Shield ability, does Riot Trooper gain 1 power token per figure, or just 1 total?

The wording on Riot Trooper deployment cards is literally: Shield: At the end of your activation, if you have no block power token, gain 1 block power token. As per Card Interpretations on page 2 ...
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What happens in multiplayer Magic when I'm forced to attack and one opponent has Propaganda?

While playing a multiplayer game of commander I stumbled upon an interesting predicament. One player has a Thantis, the Warweaver out and I am forced to attack. There are three other players and one ...
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Can I use Nissa, Steward of Elements, to put out a creature with {X} in its mana cost onto the field?

I've tried to find out the answer to this online, but haven't found anything that explicitly determines it. The exact situation is that I have a Nissa, Steward of Elements with 9 loyalty counters on ...
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Wild card in uno of colour change rule

Can we say same colour that is ongoing in game after keeping wild card of change colour? As in if the round was of red my brother kept wild card and said the colour will stay red so that he can ...
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How to mobilize Cardinal Koth?

From The Shadow Rune campaign, The Cardinal's Plight quest, Encounter 2: Special Rules extract: Once rescued, at the end of the last hero turn each round, Cardinal Koth performs a single move ...
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What happens if Krosan Verge does not have a land of the specific type to pull? [duplicate]

If I crack a Krosan Verge to search for a basic plains and a basic forest, and there is not a basic forest in the deck, what happens?
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Seal Away removed on my turn: [duplicate]

I destroy a Seal Away on my turn.. can I attack with the creature that was sealed on my turn? Or does it have summoning sickness
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1answer
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How do encounter card vampires work in combat?

(third edition question) Do you also draw 5 cards from the Dracula Combat Cards pack and continue with combat as you would with Dracula? If so, what is the point of the Escape and Flee cards for a ...
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At what stage does combat actually start?

(Question based on the third edition) A couple of combat scenarios had us a little confused. Scenario 1: Day starts Player 1 moves into city where Dracula currently is. Does combat start ...
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1answer
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Can Apex Install Non-Virtual Resources via Assimilator?

Apex has the abilities: You cannot install non-virtual resources. When your turn begins, you may install 1 card from your grip facedown. Assimilator says: click, click: Turn one of your ...
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Rubber bridge scoring a revoke [duplicate]

I play rubber bridge informally with friends. In the case of a revoke, we play that 2 penalty tricks are awarded to the declarer. I do not think this should happen automatically particularly when ...
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Can You Play Two Search Cards at Once in Competitive Play

Say I have two Profrssor’s Letters which allow me to search for two basic energy cards then shuffle my deck afterwards. In competitive play, are you able to play two of those cards or similar cards at ...
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With Necropotence, would I keep playing even with no library?

In MTG, I know if I'm not able to draw on my draw step I lose, but what if I had Necropotence out; that lets me skip my draw step. Would I be able to continue playing the game? I'm just curious ...
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Can warmachine Battle Engines gain stealth?

Is it possible for a battle engine to gain stealth via a spell like Prowl while in an area that would grant concealment (like a forest)? Given that forests and clouds don't block line of sight to a ...
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Does the Jol-Nar promissory note allow the recipient to research faction technology unit upgrades?

The promissory note for the Jol-Nar in twilight-imperium (4th ed) reads as: After the Jol-Nar player researches a technology that is not a faction technology: Gain that technology. Then, ...
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Why do cards like Isochron Scepter have more than one “may” clause?

Isochron Scepter reads, in part, You may copy the exiled card. If you do, you may cast the copy without paying its mana cost. There are a number of other cards that give you the option of copying ...
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How large should the board be for n-dimensional Tic Tac Toe? [closed]

For 3-dimensional tic tac toe, each 2 dimensional slice needs to be 4 by 4 instead of 3 by 3 (as in 2D tic tac toe) to avoid the game being trivial (i.e. the person who plays first is guaranteed to ...
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The “Big Five” Bidding Convention in Spades

In the game of Spade, the Big 5 conventions (invent by Herm Carney and Roger Denino, as stated here and here) means that if the first partner bids 5 it signals to the second partner that she can ...
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Clarification for Secret warehouse

Scenario. Alice has played in previous turns the following cards: Timber yard (brown card) - gives 1 resource: stone OR wood. Secret Warehouse (black card) From the rule book for Secret ...
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Should the Awakening Center be rezed to host cards?

Do I need to rez the Awakening Center to install cards on it, or it can host them even being face down?
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1answer
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How to deal with being a 'dungeon master' and the other players finding the missions too hard?

My friends and I are playing Star Wars Imperial Assault: Jabba's Realm. My friends play as a team of rebels against me, the Imperial player. We played the base game campaign and found it to be quite ...
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Is there a reason to have both of these rules in the comprehensive rulebook for Magic: the Gathering?

I have discovered a curious pair of rules in the comprehensive rulebook. Specifically: 400.8. If an object in the exile zone is exiled, it doesn’t change zones, but it becomes a new object that has ...
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1answer
544 views

What happens if I gain control of my opponent's Rekindling Phoenix until end of turn, and it dies?

If I gain control of Rekindling Phoenix and it dies, I know it goes to it's owners graveyard, which is my opponents graveyard, but does the token get created under my control which means my opponent ...
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Do I get to play a planeswalker's ability when I transform the card?

Assume that I played an ability of Garruk Relentless and I successfully transformed him, do I get to play his transformed ability or do I have to wait for the next turn?
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527 views

Is it legal to use a paper and a pen during Android: Netrunner play?

Can one make writings or log during the Android: Netrunner play? Or every player should use only its own memory?
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When a player gets Rummikub & the round is over, how is play continued?

Do they take a number of tiles, one tile, or is the player who got Rummikub now out of the game? (...What if there are only 2 players?) Thanks!
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1answer
103 views

Multiple enchantments on a single player

Can you place multiple copies of one curse, enchantment, on a single player? For example, can one person have multiple Curse of the Bloody Tome placed on them? The enchantment is not legendary but I ...
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UNO: Challenging Wild Draw Four With Jump-In, Progressive Uno Rules

Active special rules Penalties: If a player plays a Wild Draw Four card, the following player can challenge its use. The player who used the Wild Draw Four must privately show their hand to the ...
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What game is this wooden die from?

What game, possibly a children's board game, is this die from or used to play?
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Canasta Melding with insufficent points

Opponent melded and at same time picked the discards. Subsequently she finds out she has too few points to meld and therefore picks up her meld and returns the discards. I believe at that point the ...
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1answer
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If I clone a Dryad Arbor is the clone a land?

If my opponent plays a Dryad Arbor and I use a Clone to copy it, is the clone a land as well? Can I kill the clone with a Stone Rain? I'm assuming that if the clone is a land that it does not count to ...
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31 views

Forming multiple words in one turn in scrabble [duplicate]

If the word FLAG was on the board going across, would it be an acceptable move if a player placed an T underneath the A (forming the word AT vertically ) an O underneath the G (forming the word GO ...
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Children's transport-themed game book, possibly European

From the 1970's - a large-format hardback children's book where each double-page spread was a transport-themed game with cut-out cardboard pieces. Most of the games were more complex than basic roll-...

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