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Say that I have a start or end of turn effect that requires me to play a card (such as La Capitan's La Paradoja Magnifica, where at the start of the villain turn I play the top card of the villain deck). In the event that the card I play also has a start or end of turn effect, do I activate that too?

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According to the FAQ:

If a card comes in to play at the end of a villain turn, and it has an "end of the villain turn" action, does that action happen this turn?

Yes. You are still in the "End of Turn" phase, and all "End of Turn" actions in play must resolve for that phase to end, even if those cards came in to play as part of that phase.

It seems safe to generalize this to the start of the villain turn as well.

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    This is correct, and matches with the mobile game. The trigger for the ability going off is being in a specific phase (e.g. "villain end-of-turn" or "villain start-of-turn") and not having already been activated, so new cards entering play that trigger during the current phase will still trigger. Note that the player may choose the order in which they resolve any remaining triggers so you could choose to immediately resolve that new card's trigger or delay it until after some other effect triggered by the same phase, but you must resolve it before leaving that phase. – David C Ellis Apr 11 '17 at 16:44

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