Questions tagged [coup]

Coup is a small card game designed for 2 - 6 players. Players start with two face down cards which allow them to perform various actions such as drawing extra money or assassinating other players. The core of the game revolves around bluffing about what cards you actually have and trying to be the last player with any cards.

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Coup: Can you assassinate yourself?

While playing Coup I have often pondered whether you can target yourself with the assassin. This might seem counterproductive at first, but actually has several very exciting use cases: Turn Skip. ...
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Can a captain take money from someone who died blocking or challenging it?

When I steal from another player with only one card, if they challenge me and lose (or if they try to block and I challenge them and they lose), they are now out of the game. According to a strict ...
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Coup: Do you lose your coins when trying to assassinate a Contessa?

In Coup if you claim to be an assassin and try to assassinate someone. If they claim to be a Contessa and you believe them you lose you three coins to the bank correct? I had this argument with my ...
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Can anyone block a steal or assasination?

Lets say: It's Andy's turn and he pays three coins to assasinate Bob. Charlie has a Contessa and wants to disrupt Andy. Is Charlie allowed to use his Contessa here?
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Ambassador Counteraction in Coup

In the card game Coup, assume that player 1 states they are the Captain and takes 2 coins from player 2. Then if player 2 challenges player 1 they risk losing 1 card. But if instead they block player ...
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Is resistance Coup worth getting if I already have resistance avalon?

I've played regular Resistance and I have Resistance Avalon, but I've never played Resistance Coup is it worth getting? I like that you can play with just 2 people but, besides that I don't know much ...
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When you call a bluff and are wrong, how is the card that dies chosen?

In Coup, if you don't believe someone has a card, you can call them out and they must reveal a card. If that card isn't the one they've said it is, it dies. However, if it is, one of yours dies. ...
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Can you back out of action?

I claim to be Duke and use Tax if challenged can I back out of using the action?
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Challenging an Ambassador Exchange

A couple nights ago while playing Coup for the first time. During one of our games we came across the situation of someone challenging an Ambassador Exchange action. Given that both the Ambassador's ...
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How To Play Coup: The Resistance with more than one set of cards?

I recently purchased 2 sets of Coup: The Resistance So that I could play with more than 6 people. However, The included rules don't state how many of each card to use when dealing with more than 6 ...