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Forbidden desert - how to play with the water carrier

When playing with the water carrier do the player give water from his own cantina?
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Is it allowed to play a jetpack when buried?

The rules state that if you are buried, you can take no other action until you dig yourself out. The jetpack card says "play at any time". Does playing a jetpack count as an action for the purposes of ...
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Forbidden Desert: Valid Navigator and Climber combo to save two buried players for one action?

In the game Forbidden Desert, players can be buried when there are too many sand counters on their location. Tiles with more than one sand counter on them are considered blocked. The Navigator can ...
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Can the climber jetpack to a buried tile?

In Forbidden Desert the climber's card says that they can move to any blocked tile, whereas the jetpack says it can only be used to fly to an unblocked tile. Can the climber use the jetpack to travel ...
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Differences between Forbidden Island and Forbidden Desert?

I own and play both Pandemic and Forbidden Island. In practice, I play Pandemic more...but like Forbidden Island too, when I think the former won't be quite accessible enough for someone. I've now ...
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How well do Forbidden Desert and Forbidden Island play with two players?

I introduced a colleague to Pandemic. He liked it and asked if I could recommend a similar game that: Plays well with two people, and Will be a bit more approachable for his partner, who's new to ...