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The sheriff and his deputies are trying to kill the outlaws, the outlaws are trying to kill the sheriff, and the renegade is trying to be the last one standing. But no one knows who the other players are...

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How does the Bone Orchard work in Bang! Wild West Show

In Bang! When the Bone Orchard is still active, can the player return to the game many times or just once?
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Can the "Ghost" card of in BANG! The Valley of Shadows double the elimination reward

Can I get the 3 card reward twice by eliminating an player, then using a ghost card on them, and discarding the ghost card? The rules for the ghost card read A ghost is considered “in play” for all ...
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Is there an online version of Bang!?

Is there any app to play Bang! (Wanted) online (even solo or multiplayer) ?
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How does a duel work in the game BANG?

Not sure how a duel works in the game BANG! If both the person playing the duel card has a single bang card, and the person they challenge has a single bang card - is it a draw? Or does the person ...
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Can Calamity Janet play a Punch as Missed?

She can play BANG! cards as Missed! cards and vice versa: can she use a Punch (or any other BANG card, e.g. Knife or Buffalo Rifle) as Missed? Vice versa, can she use an Iron plate as a Bang? If I ...
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Bang! 6 Player Problem - It's unbalanced one way or another.

My group has played a good amount of bang of the year. 6 player bang however always seems to be unbalanced no matter what we try. We've taken the advice of a message board to shuffle randomly a ...
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Balanced, 9-player setups for Bang!

I am interested in the possible 9-player setups for Bang! that do not upset the balance of the game too much. I do not want any of the players to feel hopeless right at the start of the game when they ...
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Should the barrel being discarded when hit - Bang

In case the barrel card get hit and accomplish his goal, is it supposed to be discarded or not? Same question, in case the barrel doesn't get hit, can be used to face further bangs?
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How does Conestoga work?

In BANG! Dodge City the Conestoga card has some ambiguous symbols. The first symbol is draw a card, and the second refers to any player at the table. This seems to have two possible meanings: Take a ...
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Bang! Elimination Award For Henry Block and Backfire

Two similar questions: If an outlaw with 1 health left targets another player and that player plays backfire which causes the outlaw to be eliminated, does the player who played backfire draw 3 cards?...
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What sources of damage are not caused by players?

In the character list, it's states in El Gringo description that Note that Dynamite damages are not caused by any player. So my question is: there are other cards which damage is not caused by any ...
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Bang How to Use Ghost Cards

How long do ghost cards stay in play. I was wondering if they were just a one time deal. Can you only get rid of them with a panic or cat bayou.
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Bang! - Eliminating an outlaw with backfire

The outlaw has only one life and bangs the sheriff. The Sheriff plays a 'backfire' card, eliminating the outlaw from the game. Does the sheriff receive the 3 cards since the player was not ...
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Are eliminated "Vulture Sam" and "Herb Hunter" triggered by "Ghost Town"?

In High Noon expansion, there is a card named Ghost Town: During their turn, eliminated players return to the game as ghosts. They draw 3 cards instead of 2, and they cannot die. At the end of ...
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Can the "Gatling" be countered by "Missed!"?

The following rules are taken from English manual of Italian version of Bang! The Bullet!. Regarding the card Missed! the interesting part is: If you are hit by a BANG! you may immediately play a ...
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Bang! Distances scope

Does the scope card change the distance at which you can Panic somebody ? As the Panic card has the symbol "Distance of 1", I'm wondering if the scope changes that. Same question for Rose Doolan who ...
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Henry Block and self Cat Balou in Bang

When playing Henry Block, if you Cat Balou or Panic the rattlesnake from yourself for example, are you the target of a bang! ? Edit: Henry Block Any player drawing or discarding one of your ...
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Gatling and backfire in Bang!

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! ? Thanks
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Can the last two player heal with beer when Ghost Town is in play?

There are only two players left in the game, say an Outlaw and the Sheriff. The Sheriff reveals Ghost Town at the beginning of his turn. Can he heal himself with a Beer card? I don't think he can, ...
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How long do you keep the rattlesnake card in Bang!

I just bought the Valley of Shadows extension for Emiliano Sciarra's game Bang! I can't find anywhere in the rules (or the internet) if you're supposed to discard the card after being bitten by the ...
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Suzy Lafayette super power

From the rules : Suzy Lafayette (4 life points): as soon as she has no cards in her hand, she draws a card from the draw pile. So it looks like a recipe to have Suzy performs a suite : draw card/...
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Pedro Ramirez super power

From the rules: during phase 1 of his turn, he may choose to draw the first card from the top of the discard pile or from the deck. Are the cards in the discard pile visible? Doesn't this ...
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How have editions of Bang! been different from previous ones?

Bang! has had a relatively large number of changes over the years. I know lots of people who are used to a different edition than I am. Often, this means they are used to a different set of rules and ...
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Bang and Panic Cards

For a Panic card, can you draw a blue card that is already in play? If you can, is it possible to use that same blue card for yourself?
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Bang blue cards question

I know how many cards you have to end with in your turn I was wondering if the blue cards that you played like mustang or scope counts as part of your hand
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Bang! Is a Bang needed to shoot back with Backfire?

The Backfire card says "The player who shot is the target of a BANG!" Does that mean that the player who shot is automatically a target of a Bang, or does the player playing Backfire need to use a ...
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Gold Rush and Dynamite

When using the Gold Rush expansion and the dynamite is triggered to explode, does the player who played the dynamite card gain any gold? If the player has 2 life and is dealt 3 damage, would the ...
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Bang! pocket and expansions

I'd like to ask two questions regarding bang! Is bang! pocket sold elsewhere? Or just in Brazil? I could not find it in amazon.com, so I guess it only exists here. Are there any expansions compatible ...
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Can sheriff replenish his extra life point?

Sheriff always starts with one extra health point. Can this extra point be replenished through Beer or through other means?
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BANG! Can I use the "Lady Rose of Texas" card to lock out the other player when it is down to two players?

In the expansion pack Wild West Show, for the game BANG!, there is a card called "Lady Rose of Texas". It states that: During his turn, each player can swap places with the player on his right, who ...
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Is there an instant win condition by abusing a loophole in Bang?

I apologize for not using the exact names of the cards as I did not play the English version of the game. In a gaming session with some friends the following situation arose: A player had the ...
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Bang! Fistful and Boots

What happens with fistful and boots? Do you draw for the hits from fistful between the hits? Boots (1 stock, 3 cost, black border) For each lost life point, you draw 1 card from deck. A Fistful of ...
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Missed! symbol cards against Slab the Killer

Can I play a Bible, Shibata or some other Missed! symbol cards against Slab the Killer?
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Bang! replacement parts

I recently got Bang The Bullet special edition. Unfortunately I did not realise that this edition does not have the bullets that represent life for each character and I really like that specific ...
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Distance between characters

In Bang!, does the distance between characters decrease when a player is eliminated? Or, if a character is at a distance of 3 from you, will they always be a distance of 3 from you?
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Can a Barrel block Gatling?

Can a barrel (or the character whose power emulates a barrel) be used to attempt to mitigate the Bang! effect from a Gatling card?
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BANG! Where do cards played in phase 2 go when "Abandoned Mine" is in effect

In the Fistful of Cards expansion pack for the card game BANG!, the Abandoned Mine card states in both languages used on the card: Nella propria fase 1, il giocatore pesca dagli scarti (se ...
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Why is Bang! so predictable when I play it?

Bang! gets rave reviews from every source. However I can't see how to play it other than in a very predictable and routine manner. It seems like every game generally follows this routine: Everyone ...
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When a player is killed in Bang! can they still talk?

When a player is eliminated, can they still talk and discuss strategy on the table or do they have to stay silent?
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Bang! final battle

In the Bang! Gold Rush extension, the players who had been killed previously keep on playing as shadow gunslingers. If all players but the sheriff and renegade are killed, the dead outlaws have no aim ...
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Does John Pain get cards drawn at the beginning of a player's turn or from Stage Coach and Wells Fargo?

The "Wild West Show" character John Pain states: If [John] has less than 6 cards in hand, each time any player "draws!", John adds the card just drawn to his hand. I've always interpreted this as ...
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Bang! Calamity Janet and the High Noon Expansion

In the Bang! expansion pack, there is a card known as "The Sermon" which reads as follows: The Sermon: BANG! cards cannot be used in player's turn Seems straight-forward enough, until I realized ...
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Ghost Town - Do abilities of the characters still count?

Claus the Saint can draw! 5 cards. He dies. When the Ghost Town is in effect, is he still allowed to come back and use his ability?
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Bang the bullet - Barrel

After my barrel fails, can I use a missed card from my hand to fend off a Bang! card? Or does it mean that I will immediately take a hit?
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Bang! New Identity Health

According to the Bang! High Noon Card "New Identity": At the beginning of their turn, each player looks at the character he is using to keep track of his life points. He may switch to the new ...
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Can you force a player to **Bang** themselves when Dorothy Rage is in play?

When playing with the Wild West Show expansion and Dorothy Rage is in play, can you force a player to play a Bang against themselves (or any other card where the effect can be applied to another ...
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In Bang!, can you use two beers?

The rules say you can only use one Bang! per turn and one copy of each card can be out in front of you. Does this mean that I can still use two barrels or two Gatlings on my turn?
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How do Lasso, The Judge and Belle Star interact with equipment cards?

I am wondering how Lasso/The Judge/Belle Star should interact with equipment cards, since the rule book doesn't seem to be very clear about interactions with other expansions. Lasso: cards in play in ...
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How do Rum and Lucky Duke/Horse Shoes interact?

With the introduction of the Gold Rush expansion, there is no FAQ on how to handle Lucky Duke/Horse Shoes with Rum. Lucky Duke says each time he "draws!" flip the top two cards and chose one. Horse ...
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How is the panic card affected by Range?

The panic card has a range of one (which makes sense since the idea is you have your gun to someone's head). I've interpreted that to mean that you can only use that on people who are a range 1 ...