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Alliance Cruiser in Border Space

In the Blue Sun expansion, there is a border space card that places Alliance cruiser alert tokens on every sector with an outlaw ship, in resolving the alert tokens the Alliance cruiser may end up ...
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Can you finish a job without starting it?

Let's say I have a job card that says: Start job: Load 2 contraband on planet X; Finish job: Deliver 2 contraband to planet Y" I have obtained contraband via some other means. Is it possible to ...
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How to spend attribute symbol on Gear card?

We have this hacking rig gear card. Do we discard to use the mechanic attribute on the test? Do we just automatically get it if it's in our hand? Can we just keep stacking those cards to keep boosting ...
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Why would you ever not assign your full crew on a job?

Just got the firefly boardgame a few weeks ago and have a couple group games and two solo plays done. One thing I can't figure out yet is why you wouldn't always assign your entire crew to a job. No ...
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Passengers and Fugitives: can they be cashed in at a location, like goods?

Just as some Nav cards give you Cargo and Contraband, which you can sell to a contact for cash, some situations result in you having extra Passengers or Fugitives. I know they may be useful to keep ...
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Illegal jobs, warrant issues and particular scenario

The other day playing Firefly with friends, we were playing a scenario where when completing an illegal job you get issued a warrant. As far we understand from the basic rules, all your jobs (legal ...
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What is the detailed token content of "Firefly: The Game" and its expansions?

If you look in the game rulebook you'll see that it states that the game has "167 tokens". This seems quite unspecific to me. The Blue Sun- and the Pirates & Bounty Hunters-expansions are equally ...
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What kind of action is selling cargo and contraband to a solid contact?

Solid When you are Solid, Contacts will buy Cargo and Contraband from you. The prices offered appear on the Contact side of the Job Cards. What kind of action is selling cargo and contraband to a ...
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Do crew receiving a better offer bring their gear with them?

A Better Offer Other players may hire Disgruntled Crew away from you when in the same Sector by paying their hiring fee to the bank. The Disgruntled crew joins their new Captain’s crew and the ...
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Firefly artful dodger starting drive core

In firefly, the bonus ship (the artful dodger) available in more recent printings of the game has several differences, including a different drive core. During set-up, the players are supposed to ...
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What is the benefit of being solid with Amnon Duul (Travel Hub)?

I was playing the Firefly board game last night and we realized that we couldn't find any particular benefit in Amnon Duul's bonus for being solid, specifically "You may load any number of passengers ...
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Can you discard inactive jobs in Firefly

When you deal during your action and you finish having more then 3 inactive jobs in your hand, can you choose 3 to keep from all of your jobs or no ? Game rules are not clear about this and in ...
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Firefly "Reaver Cutter" nav card

Situation: Player1 moves into a sector containing a ship of Player2 and draws "Reaver Cutter" nav card (which means moving Reavers into the same sector and applying Reaver Contact effects immediately)....
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Firefly 'Sky Hook' ship upgrade

There is a "Sky Hook" ship upgrade which "Counts as TRANSPORT" and "Requires Pilot to use". What exactly the rules of its use are? I see several possibilities: 1. It should be "equipped" by a Pilot ...
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Extra Story Cards for Firefly

Does anyone know of a place that compiles extra story cards for Firefly: The Board Game? I'm aware of the 'First Time in the Captain's Chair' official one, but I'd like to try some others too.
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Firefly - getting rid of parts (dumping cargo)?

I just played Firefly the board game for the first time. I ended up with a ship modification that made spare parts invalid, but I had about 6 of them in my cargo hold. I was on a supply planet and ...
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