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If a gatling is played by player A and player B uses a backfire (as it counts as a Missed!), is player A the target of a Bang! ?

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Yes.

From the rulebook:

Even though the Gatling shoots a BANG! to all the other players, it is not considered a BANG! card.

(Emphasis mine).

And the Wikipedia for Bang! says:

BackFire – Counts as Missed!. Any player who targeted you with Bang! is now a target of Bang!.

When you play Gatling, you target every other player with a Bang!. So BackFire will respond to Gatling just like it would to a regular Bang! card.

  • but the rulebook says [Gatling] it is not considered a BANG! – Hakim May 17 '18 at 14:40
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    @Hakim No, it say it is not considered a Bang! Card. It IS considered a Bang!. A Bang! Card is one way to shoot a a Bang!. The difference being that you can only play one Bang! Card per turn, but you can use any number of other things that cause a Bang!. – GendoIkari May 17 '18 at 14:41
  • Ok, thank you very much for the clarification. I did not see the word card at the end of your sentence, it makes sense now – Hakim May 17 '18 at 14:42
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    No problem! Bang! uses icons heavily for card effects. What matters for Gatling is that it has the Bang! icon on it. – GendoIkari May 17 '18 at 14:42

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