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Questions about different editions or versions of the same game.

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How many different variations/editions of Monopoly are there?

Is there a website that has a comprehensive list of all the various editions of the Monopoly board-game there are? I'm sure there's hundreds... but I'm not having much luck finding it online.
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Differences between Axis and Allies 1941 and classic edition

This may seem obvious, but apparently Axis and Allies 1941 has eliminated the construction of factories, and AA guns? How do these changes affect the play of the game as compared to say, the Classic ...
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What are the Differences Between Formula Dé and Formula D?

Thinking about trading for one of these variations of Formula D, but would like to know which one is the preferable version. Are there differences in rules, component quality, or both?
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How can I tell the difference between early Magic: The Gathering card editions?

I have a few Magic: The Gathering cards whose editions I'm having trouble identifying. They are obviously from either Alpha or Beta, since they have black borders and the same design as the Unlimited ...
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How does second edition farmer scoring work?

Related to this question; I am wondering how “each city can only be scored once” worked in the second edition rules. Second edition, like third (current); scores each farmland as opposed to scoring ...
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What are the differences between the various version of Nosferatu?

I am struggling to find the difference between the various version of Nosferatu. New version Old Version There is this one also but I know nothing about it What are the difference between the old ...
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What are the differences between the 1st and 2nd editions of Galaxy Trucker?

What are the differences between the two editions of galaxy trucker and are the expansions compatible with either version?
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What editions of Acquire have durable pieces?

I am interested in buying the board game Acquire. It's available through Amazon, but the reviews state the edition they have for sale is cheap and clumsy compared to previous editions. Evidently the ...
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What are the changes in the second edition of Doctor Who: The Card Game?

I own the original edition of Doctor Who: The Card Game, published in 2012 by Cubicle 7. What is new in the second edition, published in 2014? Is it just different companions and such on the artwork? ...
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What are the major changes between Through the Ages: A New Story of Civilization and the first game?

Through the Ages: A New Story of Civilization is described as a new edition of Through the Ages: A Story of Civilization. What are the major changes between the two versions?
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What is different in each version of Chrononauts?

Chrononauts is a time travel game by Looney Labs and has been through five different versions at the time of this writing. Board Game Geek lists the versions as the first, second, and third printings, ...
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Are the card backs identical for Once Upon a Time 2nd and 3rd editions?

I was just about to order Once Upon a Time with the extra blank cards pack, when I found out that a third edition of the game had just been released. Are the card backs the same, so I can mix third-...
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40k 8th Edition Unit Customization

TLDR Has 40k lost a lot of its customization and character options? Are the expected codices supposed to give more options/customization? Can I take a unique item or character and modify it for my ...
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What are the differences between first and second edition Yomi?

I have the first edition of Yomi, but recently encountered cards from the second. I noticed that normal attacks draw you cards, but I didn't know if this is true in general. I haven't been able to ...
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Are there any rules differences between the two versions of Unexploded Cow?

Cheapass Games' first game was Unexploded Cow, which like many of the company's early products, consisted of just the basic cards and required players to scavenge other game components from elsewhere (...
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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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What are the differences with Khet 2.0?

I believe I played the original Khet a few years ago, now I notice there is a "2.0 version". Could anyone point out the main differences?
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What's different in San Juan's second edition?

I just bought a copy of San Juan after playing it a few times on iPad and loving it. When I got it home, I saw that it is the second edition. On Board Game Geek, first and second editions have their ...
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Do you restock hand cards at the end of each turn? Different language editions seem to have different rulings

Do you restock hand cards at the end of each turn, yes or no? We've always played it so you restock your hand to four cards, as is explicitly stated in the Dutch rules. Other languages aren't as ...
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What are the differences between the oldest (EON) version of Cosmic Encounter and the newest (Fantasy Flight)?

I played hundreds of games of the EON version of Cosmic Encounter when younger but have not played the Fantasy Flight version, which is now the 5th version of this game. Including the expansions from ...
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What are the differences between Pandemic and Pandemic 2013?

I have seen that there is a new edition of Pandemic for 2013. What are the differences between Pandemic and the "New Challenge" version? Can I convert my original edition to use any of the new rules?...
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What are the changes in the Revised Edition of Curse of the Dark Pharaoh?

I recently picked up a copy of the Miskatonic Horror expansion. In the rules, it says Note: Miskatonic Horror is designed to be used with the revised edition of The Curse of the Dark Pharaoh. If ...
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How does Talisman 4th Edition compare with earlier versions?

I played Talisman back in the 1980s - I don't know whether it was the first or second edition. I enjoyed it. Lots of years later I'm back into board games - particularly Catan, Dominion, Carcasonne. ...
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What are the differences between various versions of Citadels

I'm shocked by the amount of rule differences between the US English version of Citadels (by Fantasy Flight) and the various European (non-English) versions. I'm looking for a complete list of the ...