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A Living Card Game set in the H.P. Lovecraft's Cthulhu Mythos.

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Can I heal horror from an ally using Fearless?

Fearless says: If this skill test is successful, heal 1 horror. Does that mean that I can heal an ally too or it must from an investigator?
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What happens to allies in the additional ally slots if Rod of Animalism leaves play?

The Rod of Animalism says: You have 2 additional ally slots, which can only be used to hold Creature assets. If I have 3 allies in play, like one Beat Cop and two Guard dogs, and then Crypt Chill ...
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Arkham Horror LCD: having a card under control

I'm confused by what control is and refrence book doesn't quite clear it up. Let's take these two cards from Dunwich Legacy base box: All-in: on the a-side we have: While Dr. Morgan is not ...
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Tony Morgan: Bounty Contracts during Setup

During setup of the adventure my group was doing (Night of the Zealot II) caused several cultists to be placed on the map. Am I allowed to place bounties on them as a result of them "entering play" or ...
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Arkham Horror LCG Talent Timing

Do you have to spend resources on boosting your skill through talents before you draw the chaos token, or can you see what the token is and then spend resources to boost your skill?
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If an after-effect cannot be fulfilled, can the action leading to that after-effect be performed?

In the Carnevale of Horrors expansion, there are locations that contain consequences for leaving the locations, such as Forced - After you leave Rialto Bridge: Lose 1 action. or Forced - After ...
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Can Beat Cop be discarded during another player’s turn?

Can Beat Cop’s free triggered ability be used during any player window to incur 1 damage to an enemy at its location, even a player window occurring during another investigator’s turn?
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If the Rougarou flees after taking enough damage, do you add a doom token after the investigator phase?

The third agenda card says to add a doom token when the rougarou isn’t engaged by the end of the investigation phase. Does this include when successfully damaging it and having it flee?
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Does Slithering Behind You cause the encounter deck's discard pile to be shuffled into it?

Slithering Behind You reads: Revelation - If Hunting Horror is in play, add 1 doom to it. If Hunting Horror is not in play, search the encounter deck, discard pile, and the void for Hunting Horror ...
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Does Hospital Debts incur the 2 experience point penalty if the investigator is defeated?

When the investigator is defeated, the cards in play get discarded. Does Hospital Debts still incur the Forced penalty of earning 2 fewer experience points now that it is discarded?
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In what order are triggered abilities executed?

When in a player window where triggered abilities can take effect, how do players determine the order of execution of the triggered abilities? Can they be in any order, i.e. player 1 triggers 2 ...
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What do I do with the Curse of the Rougarou and Monstrous Transformation cards at setup?

Setup says to set aside the following cards: Lady Esprit, Bear Trap, and Fishing Net, which usually means to hold off on them as they will come into play later. However, there is no mention of the ...
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If an encounter card requires me to discard a card under my control, can I choose to discard from my hand or my in-play area?

Under Ownership and Control it says A player controls the cards located in his or her out-of-play game areas (such as the hand, deck, discard pile). Also under In Play and Out of Play, it says ...
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If there are no prey conditions, does an enemy get assigned to whomever the lead investigator wishes?

If I draw a monster that does not have prey instructions, and I have both my investigator and the lead investigator at my location, is it the lead investigator's choice who gets engaged with it? The ...
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Does drawing the tentacle chaos token imply a failure with test result 0?

Some tests result in penalties that increase with the level of failure in a test. For instance a willpower(3) test might say to lose a horror for each point you fail by. Would drawing tentacles mean ...
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How do I search the collection for a weakness?

When I have to search the collection for a weakness, do I just go to the game box and randomly pick a weakness that wasn't used in our hands, then after applying the weakness, place it into my discard ...
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Do all expansions have to be bought in pairs to maintain playability for 3-4 players?

I've read that Arkham Horror the Card Game can support 3-4 players if you purchase an additional copy, but does this mean that to continue to play with 3-4 players, every expansion would need to be ...
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Is the total damage dealt from a source effectively parceled out across any number of assets?

When damage (or horror) is dealt, do I effectively take those N units of damage and get to spread them out however I like as long as the distribution doesn't exceed the remaining health for any ...
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Can the same ability be triggered multiple times?

Can abilities be triggered multiple times as long as the cost is paid? The Physical Training asset card has a free triggered ability that says Spend 1 resource: You get +1 Willpower for this skill ...
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Do I discard weaknesses when they are done?

Does Roland Banks' weakness Cover Up get discarded when I've removed all 3 clue tokens from it, or do other weaknesses get discarded when they are done with the instructions on the card? There is no ...
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Can I discard clues from the Cover Up card when at a location with no clues?

When you would discover 1 or more clues at your location: Discard that many clues from Cover Up instead This implies to me that I must be at a location that has at least 1 clue, even though the clue ...
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If I draw an enemy that is discarded because it cannot spawn, do I draw another encounter?

During the Mythos phase when each investigator draws an encounter card, if an enemy is drawn that spawns at a particular location that hasn't yet entered play, that card is discarded. Do I then draw ...
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