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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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What's the point of the covered character in the Bang! 2-player variant?

The official two-player variant rules say that at the start of the game, you get two character cards, and you choose one to be your "exposed" character and one to be your "covered" character. You can ...
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Is there a solitaire version of Bang?

I love playing Bang! but I'm finding it hard to play a game with my friends, because of our busy schedules. I would love to play a solitaire version of Bang! if it existed, so that I could get my ...
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Can You Shoot Yourself in Bang?

Our group does like a bit of Bang!, but one of the problems we have with it is this: there's no reliable way to guess how long a game of it is going to take, which, combined with the fact that players ...
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Does Jourdonnais's ability negate all or half of Slab the Killer's attack on a successful draw?

The other night we had Slab the Killer in play as well as Jourdonnais. Here are their abilities as listed on the cards... Jourdonnais Whenever he is the target of a BANG!, he may "draw!" : on a ...
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Can a Beer protect me from Dynamite overkill?

In Bang!, if I have 1 bullet left and the Dynamite blows up on me for 3 damage, can I use Beer and wind up at 1 life at the end?
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What strategies can you use as a Renegade in 4 player games to maintain your cover?

So in 4-player Bang!, there is a Sheriff (wins when all others are dead), a Renegade (wins when all others are dead) and 2 Outlaws (win when the Sheriff is dead). So your typical game opens with the ...
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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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Character Specials Triggering on Non Bang Cards?

Several of the characters in the game have special rules that allow them to do things when they are damaged. For example, one character, when "damaged by another player" may then draw a card from ...
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Unique Item Cards in Bang?

Can you play an item card (like a Barrel) if you don't already have one, but someone else does?
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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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If Calamity Janet has a Barrel, can she use it to avoid Indians?

If Calamity Janet has a Barrel, can she use it to generate a Missed! and then use her special ability to turn the Missed! into a Bang! in order to avoid Indians?
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Can I play a Beer to no effect in Bang?

Is it legal to play a Beer card in Bang! even if I am at full life? Some scenarios where I might want to do this: I don't want someone else to "Panic" it from my hand I'm Suzy Lafayette and I want ...
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