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What and where are the rules that govern mixing units of different factions into one army? (AoS Chaos demons and Slaves to Darkness)

I'm starting to get into the hobby, and I wanted to make a mixed StD and Slaanesh army, so I read the rulebook and battletomes for both factions, searching for the right way to do that, and the only ...
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9 Men's Morris Board Game variation [closed]

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Drafting Double-Faced Cards and Basic Lands

I’ve just played my very first draft at my LGS and was surprised about the following two “rules”: We got to announce our double-faced cards right after opening each of the boosters. As far as I ...
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Uno-Flip going out on a flip

If you go out playing a flip card does the cards flip and those points calculated? Example final card is a light flip.. does the cards change to dark and those points calculates
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Canasta, frozen, ONLY allowed to pick up to the wild card? Not whole pack, what?

Canasta, pile is frozen, you need natural pair to pick up, BUT this group, (I’m the new one) **SAYS…you can ONLY pick up to the freeze wild card, YOU ARE NOT allowed to take the whole discard pack. ...
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XMage alternative to draft Magic the Gathering online?

I'm getting back into Magic the Gathering at the start of Innistrad Midnight Hunt. I used to use XMage for drafts online, but while the program looks alive and well, it doesn't seem like there are any ...
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What specifically makes Alms Collector apply before other replacement effects?

The card Alms Collector has this ruling: Alms Collector’s replacement effect applies to an instruction to draw more than one card before any replacement effects apply to individual cards drawn. For ...
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Enduring Angel - when does the "you lose the game" part apply?

Why does the Enduring Angel from Innistrad: Midnight Hunt has the following text: Then if Enduring Angel didn't transform this way, you lose the game When does it apply?
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Mix Daemonettes of Slaanesh and Slaves to Darkness, Warhammer AoS

I am back in Warhammer AoS! I started years ago with Slaves to Darkness (i.e. chaos marauder and few Chaos knights). However, I couldn't resist to buy the start to collect Daemons of Slaanesh (with ...
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Is there a standard definition of "optimal losing strategy" in games with a winning strategy; Chess, Connect 4, etc?

I'm thinking about sequential, rules-based games where both players have perfect information about each other and what moves they'll be able to make (such as Chess, Connect 4, tic-tack-toe, Nim, etc.)....
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Off-turn Basri Ket and Blocking

This is a question my friend posed to me the other day, that I'm stumped by. Let's say it's the opponent's turn and I have: The emblem from Teferi, Temporal Archmage: "You may activate loyalty ...
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Goryo’s Vengeance and Ephemerate exile ruling

If I return a creature from my graveyard to the battlefield with Goryo's Vengeance, then resolve Ephemerate targeting that creature before the end step exile trigger of Goryo’s Vengeance, will the ...
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Are there any artifacts that tap for white, blue or black mana?

I'm looking for artifacts similar to the crystals from the Ikoria set (e.g. Indatha Crystal) or the banners (e.g. Abzan Banner), but instead that produce white, blue or black mana. I'm not opposed to ...
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Does an ally count as a path?

With Redemption Seeker, whenever you attempt a triumph or radiance path, you gain a virtue. If an ally like Sister or True Love, which have triumph in their header, is on a challenge, would you gain ...
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Do permanents phase out with Spectral Adversary even if it leaves the battlefield?

I cast Spectral Adversary: When Spectral Adversary enters the battlefield, you may pay {1}{U} any number of times. When you pay this cost one or more times, put that many +1/+1 counters on Spectral ...
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What does the Kaldheim Commander expansion symbol represent?

What does the Kaldheim Commander expansion symbol represent? https://mtg.fandom.com/wiki/Kaldheim/Commander_decks https://scryfall.com/sets/khc
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What does "Point Value of Bid" mean in the card game Boston?

This description of the card game Boston has this list of the bids: What does the "Point Value of Bid" column indicate? There is another table later that shows how many chips the bidder ...
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Pokemon TCG Starting Decks

My son and I are new to Pokemon TCG. We purchased the Pokémon Trading Card Game Battle Academy and have been enjoying it. It came with three complete decks: electric, fire, and psychic. Each one came ...
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Magic The Gathering - Damnable Pact timing with Psychosis Crawler - what triggers when?

In a 4 player commander game, everyone has 7 life except for Player A who has 9 life. They have a Psychosis Crawler on the battlefield. Player B casts Damnable Pact on player A, where X is 9. Player ...
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Does anyone have the rules for Tank Turn Tactics?

Does anyone else have a more complete copy (or an 'as played' copy) of the rules? There's a video I discovered: The Game Prototype That Had to Be Banned by Its Own Studio YouTube Link video by : ...
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Aqueduct - right or duty?

Rules: If, when the dice are rolled for production, you do not receive any resources or commodities, you may take any one resource of your choice from the bank. You may not, however, use this ability ...
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Empty bank and Aqueduct

Our situation: Extension Cities&Knights Dices gave us the number 9 All players have settlement in the corner of hexes with number 9 and both 9 hexes are grain There are not enough grain cards in ...
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Mexican Train Dominoes. During opening moves, can the following players start their trains if player 1 has left a double domino open?

The event On your first move, you start your train as a series of dominoes ending in a double domino that you leave "unsatisfied", even after having drawn from the domino pool. The question ...
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What is the most ways a player can lose the game simultaneously?

Because the game "performs all applicable state-based actions simultaneously as a single event" (rule 704.3), it's easy to imagine a player losing in 4 ways at once. They have an empty ...
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Assigning Double Strike Damage with "Block Additional Creature"

A bit of a semi-complicated hypothetical scenario question. Player A 3/3 creature with "Lifelink", "Double Strike", and "Can block an additional creature each combat". ...
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Remove counters from creature after an effect like fling

Let's say I have a 3/3 creature with two +1/+1 counters in it making it a 5/5. I then use an ability or spell like Fling that sacrifices a creature to deal damage equal to the sacrificed creatures ...
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Using Liege of the Tangle to awaken a manland

I have a Liege of the Tangle on the battlefield that has struck a player. I've resolved the ability and put an awakening counter on a Stirring Wildwood, a "manland," so to speak. What ...
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Can you see the other side of your own cards in uno flip?

I have a question about uno flip. In uno flip can you see the other side of YOUR OWN cards. Example:You are playing uno flip on the light side. You want to see YOUR OWN cards on the DARK side. Are you ...
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Clarification on "shuffled back into deck" for double-sided cards

The reference guide states for Double-Sided Cards that When a double-sided card is discarded, it is immediately shuffled back into its respective deck. The phrase "shuffled back into deck" ...
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How to read The Rise of the Elder Things Cultists text

The Cultists for The Rise of the Elder Things Ancient One have the following text If you pass the lore test, you free the victim's mind from the alien magic; defeat this Monster and gain 1 random ...
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Does Nicol Bolas, Dragon-God make me lose the game if I only control a nonlegendary planeswalker?

Suppose that my opponent activates Nicol Bolas, Dragon-God's third loyalty ability, which reads: Each opponent who doesn't control a legendary creature or planeswalker loses the game. As the ability ...
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Are knights a worthy investment in Catan's Card Game?

I'm still a proud owner of the 1996 Catan Card Game and have two expansions as well. While I like the artwork and the horizontal layout of the game, the gameplay doesn't flow well oftentimes. One ...
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Ticket to Ride Nordic Countries: endless destination cards harvesting loophole

For the moment we have had fun playing Ticket to Ride Nordic Countries, however, the fun has been spoiled by now due to the following incentive of which I don't know whether it is allowed. Consider ...
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How detailed should a Black Stories mystery be solved?

I was playing a Black Stories deck by Holger Bosch the other day when it occurred to me that the rules don't actually clarify what counts as a solved mystery. Of course, when it is not in the rules, ...
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How does Oracle en-Vec work in multiplayer games?

When playing in 2v2 or 3v3, if I activate Oracle en-Vec ability, can other opponents' creatures attack? I hope no because it says: other creatures can’t attack And it doesn't say it's only other ...
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Can Dream Portals spawn on other side boards

Can Dream Portals spawn on other side boards? The dreamlands rules state: Spawn Dream Portals Reveal Gates from the top of the Gate stack until three Gates are revealed that each correspond to a ...
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Pieces to use with expansions

I've bought the anniversary editions of both standard (USA) and the Europe versions of Ticket to Ride (TTR), and was thinking of donating the standard versions to charity. But then I got to think ...
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Victory bonus for November and December

After finishing October, we had found The event cards then told us to But still, a possible victory bonus for the start of November and December is However, this seems now utterly useless. Am I ...
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Interaction between Athreos, God of Passage and Liesa, Forgotten Archangel [Midnight Hunt spoilers]

Athreos, God of Passage has the following text. Whenever another creature you own dies, return it to your hand unless target opponent pays 3 life. The recently spoiled Liesa, Forgotten Archangel has ...
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Mexican Train Dominoes. Can you start the «Mexican Train» as part of your first move?

The rule When you play your first move as a series of dominoes ending in a double domino, and you don't have one of the dominoes required to «satisfy» the double, you are required to play another ...
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What's this old board game set in a village with yellow and red roads?

No pieces, or other information is available concerning this game board. What is this board game? It has several roads identified as "Concession Line", "Lower Road", "Log ...
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How to determine the card pool used by Pool of Vigorous Growth?

Short Version: Is there a list of all creatures in Arena? Long Version: If you go to scryfall, and look at all the 9 mana value creatures available in historic you get a list of 5 cards (as of 2021-09-...
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Do Preludes affect new investigators

When an Investigator is Defeated the player chooses a new investigator at the end of the Mythos Phase. If the Otherworldly Dreams Prelude is in play After resolving setup, if Hypnos is the Ancient ...
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Do multiple copies of a building all trigger in Megaland

In Red Raven Games' Megaland, if you have multiple copies of a trigger building do they all activate when their condition is met or do you only get one activation per building type? So if I have three ...
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If I mutate over a creature to be sacrificed later, is it still sacrificed?

If I create a token using Purphoros's Intervention's first mode, and then I mutate a creature over it, do I still sacrifice the resulting creature at the next end step?
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Are games like Alquerque solved? Are they fair games with perfect play?

I'm very curious about games similar to alquerque, where all but one slots are filled. Take the picture below. This appears to me (and maybe I'm wrong) that this gives an opening advantage to the ...
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Is there a standard way to number the faces of a 6-sided die? [closed]

I understand the two enantiomorphs which implement the opposite faces convention (aka the n+1 rule). I am interested in a much larger picture: history which market offers which enantiomorph? casino ...
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When, if ever, are battleships worth buying in Axis and Allies?

From watching better players than I and reading their commentary on the game, it seems that BBs would never ever be worth the purchase, even 2 HP battleships in the later versions of the game. ...
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In UNO, after a successful Wild Draw 4 challenge, what color does play resume on [duplicate]

Before I am told that this is a duplicate of this question, know that that question hasn't been answered, and I cant vote or comment on that due to low reputation. I have read every single rule book ...
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Was this takeout double sound, or "borderline?"

Neither vulnerable in duplicate, South opened 1 diamond. West doubled for takeout with Spades QJTx Hearts Kxxx Diamonds T Clubs K9xx (All x's are seven or lower.) This was a tournament game so ...

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